The RGroup Report: July 2023

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A Note From Angie 
We hope everyone had a wonderful 4th of July weekend with the people who matter the most to you. 

What an incredible first half of the year it has been! Filled with strategic planning, relentless effort, joyous celebrations, building new friendships and connections, constant learning and embracing change, we loved every single moment of it.

Regardless of the season, we moved with unwavering dedication and wholehearted passion to serve you at the highest level. Thanks to your trust, The RGroup Real Estate has achieved a significant milestone, garnering a remarkable sales volume of $16,924,300 for 2023. We are also thrilled to have received triple nominations for the prestigious Fort Wayne Newspaper Reader’s Choice Awards for Top Real Estate Company, Top Lake Real Estate Company, and Best Real Estate Agent. We are truly humbled
and immensely grateful!

Now, we’re gearing up at a half-year mark, ready to go full throttle to make the most of the year’s remaining months. With summer in full swing, our team is buzzing with activity, catering to numerous motivated buyers and sellers.

If you’ve been thinking of stepping into the market, as well, now’s the time to act. Rates are still low—and you can even get financing for 5-6%. Be sure to visit your local bank or credit union—they have specially designed programs for various circumstances.

There are still plenty of summer days ahead, beckoning you to savor the beauty of the lake. Make this season truly unforgettable by securing your dream home!

To help you bask in the beauty of our local lakes more, there are exciting activities lined up for you. This July, two Rock the Dock events have been lined up. Listen to live music while taking in spectacular water views on Lake Wawasee on July 8, and on Lake Tippecanoe on July 22. Or join the annual Tour des Lakes bike ride around 8 beautiful lakes including Webster Lake, Chapman Lake, and Winona Lake on July 15th!

Looking for a personalized tour of K-County? We would be delighted to show you around! Reach out to us.

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

Feel free to send inquiries to:
[email protected]
Kosciusko County Market Stats
Buyers and sellers in today's market are both experiencing significant benefits. Compared to May of last year, the average home sales price increased by 4.2%, giving those who list their homes now a chance to earn more. The inventory of homes for sale has also significantly risen by 25.9%, meaning buyers can choose among a myriad of options. However, the percentage of new listings, closed sales and percent of original list price received have dipped. 
Kosciusko County Lake Market Update
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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!

Thinking of buying/selling your lake house? Don't hesitate to reach out.
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*Winona Lake Named Among the 12 Best Small Towns in the U.S. for Families*

When it comes to finding the perfect place to raise a family, small towns often offer a charm and sense of community that larger cities cannot match.

In a recent ranking by Travel + Leisure, Winona Lake, Indiana, has proudly secured a spot among the 12 Best Small Towns in the U.S. for Families. With its picturesque scenery, rich history, and abundance of family-friendly activities, it's no wonder Winona Lake has gained recognition as a top destination for those seeking a wholesome and nurturing environment.

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Upcoming Events
Pour Your Own Epoxy Charcuterie Board July 5
Blues & BBQ Concert July 7
Artisans & Farmers Market July 8, 15, 22 & 29
Rock the Dock (Lake Wawasee) July 8
Kosciusko County Fair July 9-15
Tarts and Wine Pairing July 9
Ecotour: Chapman Lake July 10
Ecotour: Lake Wawasee July 11
Ecotour: Winona Lake July 13
Bogg's Boyz Mud Bogs July 13
Ecotour: Lake Tippecanoe July 14
Tour Des Lakes July 15
Miles That Matter 5k & 10k Run/Walk July 15
Touch-A-Truck July 15
July Third Friday - Hometown Picnic July 21
Milford Food Truck Friday July 21
Rock the Dock (Lake Tippecanoe) July 22
Village Jazz Festival July 22
Gypsies & Wine July 22
Wawasee/Syracuse Walk Down Memory Lane July 22
Dixie Day Festival July 29
Syracuse Wawasee Kiwanis Spring Triathlon Triathlon July 29
Annual Lakes Celebration July 29
In Case You Missed It ...

America's Best Realtors

We're humbled and proud to be recognized as one of America's Best Real Estate Professionals for 2023 by RealTrends + Tom Ferry.  This prestigious honor places our small but mighty team in the esteemed Top 1.5% of the 1.6 million real estate professionals across the United States!
Triple Nominations

We have been nominated once again for Top Real Estate Company, Top Lake Real Estate Company and Best Agent of the Fort Wayne Newspapers Reader's Choice Contest 2023!

Featured Lake Home

Our team took a tour of our new listing on Lake Tippy and are
beyond impressed!

Behind the Scenes

Our hardworking teammates have been enthusiastically getting the word out regarding the upcoming Rock the Dock series on Lake Wawasee on July 8!

What an honor it is to be one of the sponsors of the Rock the Dock 2023. Featuring our beautiful lakes and local talent, it is a must-witness event, a great opportunity to unwind by the lake. We hope to see you there!
At a Glance
Habitat for Humanity: Women Build
We had the pleasure of again sponsoring and participating in the Habitat for Humanity of Kosciusko County's Women Build in Claypool on June 21st. 🪚 

We were surrounded by many strong women wanting to make a difference. Huge plus was learning new building skills. It was a pleasure to meet and work side by side with the 2 recipients of the homes, too.

Keller Williams Thrive participated on behalf of Kosciusko Board of REALTORS and were joined by Angie Smith Robbins and GK Donna from Gold Key Inspection Services, Inc. The staff at Habitat are amazing to work with!🏻
Long-Term Rental
1158 E Northshore Drive
3 Beds / 1.5 Baths / 0.058 Acre

Take a look at this gorgeous, move-in ready home on Northshore Drive. 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. Stay cozy by the fireplace in the living room on the main level or by the fireplace in family room in the lower level. This well maintained 3 bed/1.5 bath also has eat in kitchen and dining room, along with back yard facing the golf course. 

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. 

Contact us for more details!
Latest Client Review

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To read more of our reviews, check out the Client Testimonial page on our website. Or, if you'd like to leave a review yourself, just click 
10751 N Southshore Drive
Lake Wawasee
3 Beds / 2 Baths / $489,900
714 S Harkless Drive
Lake Wawasee
4 Beds / 3 Baths /  $645,000
7173 N 2nd Street
Lake Tippecanoe
4 Beds / 3.5 Baths /  $1,999,999
11381 NE Wawasee Drive 
(Price Reduced)
Lake Wawasee
3 Beds / 2 Baths /  $599,000
8764 E Hatchery Road
Lake Wawasee
5 Beds / 4.5 Baths / $2,499,500
9 W17A Lane
(Price Reduced)
Webster Lake
3 Beds / 1 Bath / $495,000
211 N Harrison Street
(Price Reduced)
Syracuse Lake
3 Beds / 2 Baths / $449,500
8589 E Black Point Road
Lake Wawasee
4 Beds / 2.5 Baths / $1,899,000
TBD E Country Club
Lot 74 Lane #74

Lake Wawasee
0.55 Acres
TBD E Fairway Drive
0.33 Acres
TBD Lot 75 Constitution Drive
Lake Wawasee
0.38 Acres
5976 E George Street
Lake Wawasee
1219 N Shore Lane
Syracuse Lake
726 E Park Street
Lake Wawasee
70 EMS B70 Lane
Big Barbee Lake
304 E Medusa Street #2C
Syracuse Lake
8006 E Cherokee Road
Lake Wawasee
116 EMS W30A1 Lane
Webster Lake
8589 E Black Point Road
4 Beds / 2.5 Baths / $1,899,000 / 3,142 sq. ft.
Lake Wawasee

Don't miss this rare opportunity to own a breathtaking lake home in the highly desirable Black Point Road neighborhood on Lake Wawasee. It is a hidden gem on Wawasee not all know about—gorgeous homes with well-kept yards on a private road with many boat houses on channel side, and great neighbors. Featuring 50' of lake frontage plus 20' of channel frontage on back lot, garage & boat well, this home has gorgeous amenities that will captivate you.

Ideal lake bottom is sandy & perfect for swimming & spending hot summer days! Located in a quiet area on peninsula at the edge of Johnson Bay, you’ll get to enjoy an ideal lake bottom that is sandy, and is perfect for swimming & spending hot summer days

 Ready to have your best summer yet? Reach out today!
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