The RGroup Report: January 2024

The RGroup Report: January ❄️

Here's to Twelve Months of Dazzling Success!

A Note From Angie 

Reflecting on 2023 fills my heart with gratitude – it's been an absolute delight!
Beyond thrilled to once again conclude the year as one of the
top 10 teams in the Northern Indiana region.

The lively shuffle of the 2023 market spurred us to make swift adjustments, ensuring we're well-prepared for the twists and turns ahead. With innovative strategies and creative solutions, our team at The RGroup is dedicated to securing the best deal for you. 

Positivity is the name of the game, especially with heartening trends unfolding for 2024. We are over the moon to share the delightful news about interest rates taking a lovely dip and staying on the low. Paired with prices twirling upward, it's a seller's market bonanza! If selling is on your mind, we're talking potential victories. 

Hold onto your hats – we’ve got some exclusive pocket listings that are hotter than a fresh cup of tea! Stay in the loop or reach out for all the details. And guess what? We've got some exciting activities and charming giveaways planned in the first quarter. Keep an eye out for all the updates!

Peek into our crystal ball, and what do we see: Twelve months of dazzling success and the most positively enchanting developments. 

Your journey with us at The RGroup Real Estate is about to get even more delightful this 2024! 🌟

Visit our Facebook Page or website for Open Houses,
we have them *almost* every weekend!

Feel free to send inquiries to:
[email protected]
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Kosciusko County Market Stats

In November 2023, the real estate market underwent significant changes compared to the same month in 2022. New listings decreased by 22.6% and total listings by 5.3%, while closed sales saw a substantial 29.0% drop, resulting in a 9.8% reduction in total closed sales. Despite these declines, the median sales price rose impressively by 21.3%, reaching $285,000, with an overall median price growth of 12.6% through November. Although sellers received a slightly higher percentage of the original list price in November 2023 (97.5% compared to 97.2% in 2022), the year-to-date figure showed a decrease of 2.6%. The months supply of inventory increased by 35.3%, indicating a longer time to sell existing inventory at 2.3 months. Additionally, the inventory of homes for sale grew by 18.4%, reflecting an expansion in available housing options. Overall, these metrics suggest a market characterized by reduced activity in new listings and closed sales, coupled with rising home prices and a shift towards a more balanced inventory.

Kosciusko County Lake Market Update

It's time to say YES to the lake life and live like you're on vacation!
Learn more about Kosciusko County's Lake Market, right here!
Or these specific lakes: 
Barbee Chain of Lakes, Big & Little Chapman Lakes, Lake Wawasee,
Syracuse Lake, Tippy Lakes, Webster Lake, Winona Lake

Search for more properties by Lake Name, on our website

Thinking of buying/selling your lake house? Don't hesitate to reach out.

Upcoming Events

Winona Lake Ice Rink
Skate into the Winter Wonderland at Winona Lake Ice Rink! ❄️ Everyone is invited to the  2023-2024 Pavilion Ice Season, now enchanting the Miller Sunset Pavilion until March 3, 2024. Lace up your skates and let the icy fun begin!

In Case You Missed It ...

Joyful Christmas Weekend

Amid twinkling lights and festive cheer, the warmth Angie's grandkids painted radiant smiles during a delightful weekend gathering, setting the stage for an early Christmas celebration filled with joy and cherished moments.🎄🤶 

Generosity in Bloom

The recipient of the Christmas Tree Giveaway, Gina Bono, shines as the winner. In a heartwarming gesture, she paid it forward by generously donating the tree to the Bakers Youth Club for kids. Gratitude extends to all who participated in the contest. 🌟🎁 

Sweet Treats at The Baker Youth Club

Pure joy radiates from the faces of The Baker Youth Club kids as they gather around the Sweet Treats Christmas Tree, a generous gift from Gina Bono. Their smiles captured the spirit of the season, reflecting the magic of giving and spreading holiday cheer. 🎄😊

Greetings from The RGroup Real Estate!

The RGroup Real Estate shared warm Christmas greetings in a festive reel. The home was where the heart was, and ours beat with joy during the holiday season. Wishing you a
Happy New Year from
The RGroup Real Estate family!

Watch it here

At a Glance...

Libby rocking an amazing green turtleneck with Angie at the lake 🐾💚
The best present ever — thank you Santa for such a cute puppy! 🎁✨ 
Did you see the lights at the edge of Syracuse? Santa on a boat! 🎅🏼🚤
Cheers to all new things ahead, and for all the great people along the way! 🍾🥂

Long-Term Rental

1158 E Northshore Drive
3 Beds / 1.5 Baths / 0.058 Acre / $3,050 per month

Looking for maintenance-free living and monthly fixed cost? We have the perfect furnished home for you! We cover exterior maintenance (lawn care, snow removal), all utilities, cable and wifi. Take a look at this gorgeous, ranch home on the desirable Northshore Drive on large, private lot. Home is updated and well maintained with 3 bed/1.5 bath and eat in kitchen and dining room, along with back yard facing the golf course. Stay cozy by the fireplace in the living room on the main level or by the fireplace in family room in the lower level. Walking distance to park, community center, restaurants and shops. Featuring a deeded access to Syracuse Lake, exciting water adventures await you! If you're not on the lake, enjoy days and nights entertaining on the beautiful new patio in the fenced in back yard.

Recent updates include new kitchen, new finished area in lower level, new flooring throughout, new paint inside/outside, new water heater, new iron filter, new light fixtures throughout, most windows are new, new garage door/opener, new landscaping, and patio. The Syracuse Wawasee Trail is across the street and wraps around the 4+miles of Syracuse Lake and parts of Lake Wawasee

Contact us for more details!

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 Achieve Your Goals 2024

Get ready to conquer 2024 with the RGroup's Strategic Planning Calendar! 📅✨ If you're not already on our calendar distribution list, now's the time to reach out and claim your very own copy. It's your roadmap to a year of success and innovation, complete with inspiration on the pages and plenty of space to jot down notes and reminders. Plus, it has a durable magnetic strip, making it perfect for your fridge, whiteboard, or anything magnetic. Don't miss out on the strategies that will shape your future—secure your
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS 2024 calendar now!
These are all of our current active listings, but we will be having some
lake home *pocket listings* coming up, so be on the lookout for those
or feel free to reach out and inquire for more information!

(Note: "A Pocket Listing" means it is not in the MLS and
being marketed outside of the MLS for private sale.)
12373 W 700 N
(Price Reduced)
Loon Lake
3 Beds / 1 Baths / $135,000
10025 N Turkey Creek Road #11
Lake Wawasee
1 Bed / 1 Bath / $225,000
2002 Deer Trail
(Price Reduced)
Warsaw, IN 46580
3 Beds / 2 Baths / $340,000
2324 Falcon Drive
(Price Reduced)
Eagle Crest Subdivision
3 Beds / 3 Baths / $439,900
11869 N Forest Drive
Lake Wawasee
3 Beds / 2 Baths / $579,000
10529 N Moore Street
Lake Wawasee
3 Beds / 3 Baths / $739,000
TBD E Country Club Lot 74
Lake Wawasee
0.55 Acres / $60,000
TBD Lot 75 Constitution Drive
Lake Wawasee
0.38 Acres / $75,000
8589 E Black Point Road
Lake Wawasee
4 Beds / 2.5 Baths / 3,142 sq. ft. / $1,599,000

 Embrace lakeside living at its finest on Lake Wawasee! Tucked away in the sought-after Black Point Road neighborhood, this residence boasts 50' of lake frontage and an additional 20' of channel frontage with a garage and boat well. Surrounded by picturesque homes on a private road, the property features a well-maintained exterior with a one-year-old roof. Inside, discover a bright and open living space with a floor-to-ceiling brick fireplace, a formal dining area, and an efficient kitchen. The serene peninsula location offers breathtaking lake views, complemented by a sandy lake bottom ideal for summer swims. The upper levels house generously sized bedrooms, including a spacious primary bedroom with a huge ensuite bath and walk-in closet. Additional highlights include a third level with skylights, lake-facing windows, and a second-floor deck. Ready for summer fun, the property includes a pier (#159) and the potential for a pontoon and jet ski. Your lakeside paradise awaits—act fast, and make it yours today!
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