South Bend

Near Northwest Neighborhood Homes

March 19, 2010

On this web-site, I often write about homes that are expensive for the area. But one of the draws of South Bend is that it doesn’t have the housing prices of Boston or San Francisco… there are homes available at almost every price point from $5,000 to $2,000,0000. As you would expect, most homes at […]

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Sunny Options on the south side of South Bend

February 6, 2010

It’s sunny and clear in South Bend today, beautiful really. I went for a run for the first time in ages. At Realst8.com we often work with people moving to the area who want to be near Notre Dame. That is on the north side of the city, so they select homes there, or in […]

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South Bend Steals on eBay?

September 23, 2009

A quick search on ebay today turned ip a single South Bend house, at 340 S Scott Street. The house has a lengthy history in the MLS. It was listed 2/28/2007 for $47,900 as a likely foreclosure. Three Realtors later, it dropped off theMLS with a list price of $18,900. It then hit a website, […]

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South Bend’s Ridgedale Neighborhood: Hills and Historic Charm

July 31, 2009

Tomorrow, or possibly Sunday I’ll post the comprehensive monthly sales report from the South Bend Area MLS. But today was beautiful and I spent some time in one of my favorite South Bend neighborhoods, Ridgedale. Ridgedale is a leafy neighborhood on the south side of South Bend. It has distinct architecture and according to tax […]

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New York Times Paints a Partial Picture of South Bend Real Estate

March 30, 2009

“There’s no such thing as bad publicity,” but South Bend’s profile in the New York Times as a case study in foreclosure gone wrong doesn’t paint a rosy picture of the city. Readers could easily get the impression that every house in South Bend looks like this one, which is bank owned and listed for sale at […]

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