Behind the Sale: 52280 Brendon Hills Drive in Granger, Indiana

April 22, 2008

This morning there is just one sale on the local mls “hotsheet” and I think it’s worth taking a few minutes to detail it here on the South Bend Area Blog. It’s 52280 Brendon Hills Drive, a nice house, although it doesn’t much stand out from the pack. It is exactly the kind of neutral […]

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Granger’s Growing Pains: Should Granger Incorporate and Who Can it Control its Development?

June 28, 2007

Granger’s residential growth is nearing its limits, and businesses are beginning to migrate to the area in earnest. However the lack of city services such as sewers is hindering downtown growth, and a lack of city specific zoning concerns residents who fear they might end up with an unsightly business district or with commercial properties […]

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Covington Shores Is Its Own Market

May 27, 2007

South Bend, Granger and Elkhart have a few dozen subdivisions or neighborhoods that can reasonably be called ‘luxury neighborhoods.” The homes are uniformly large and individually distinct, the streets curve and covenants ensure these areas retain their residential character. These neighborhoods vary: some have city services like water, sewer and fire protection and some have wells, septic […]

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How to Win a House – The 2007 St. Joseph Medical Center’s House Raffle 2007

April 5, 2007

For the last 15 years, the St. Joseph Medical Center has raffled a house as part of its fundraising effort. They sell 3,800 tickets for $150 each. First prize is a new house, second prize is a new car, and fortieth prize is $175. This year’s house is a 2,743 square foot home at 50620 […]

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View of the Week: New Construction

March 15, 2007

Spring Construction at the Adams Road Development taken: 3 pm, 3/15/2007 Spring is near and new construction is picking up steam. If you are interested in the Adams Road Development, or any new home in South Bend, Granger or Mishwaka and want the input of someone with twenty years of experience as a builder, buyer […]

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