The RGroup Report: March 2024

The RGroup Report: March 🌷

Now's the time to buy a home! 🏠

A Note From Angie 

 Can you sense it, too? The unmistakable feeling of hope and anticipation, as if the world is shaking off the slumber of winter and embracing a fresh beginning. Spring is almost here.

Just like how new winds are being stirred with the new season, the market is abuzz with potential, and there's no better time than now to turn your dream of homeownership into a reality. We recently received a market analysis that left us genuinely optimistic about the opportunities that lie ahead.

In a nutshell, the outlook for home values is exceptionally promising. Forecasts indicate that home values are expected to remain stable throughout the year. But here's where it gets even more intriguing—historical records spanning over 80 years reveal that homes have appreciated in price for all but six years. What does this tell us? It's not just a house; it's an investment in your future.
A crucial point is highlighted: timing counts. With each passing day, the likelihood of real estate becoming more expensive in the future grows. The advice is clear—seize the moment and make that home purchase now! By doing so, you're not only acquiring a place to call your own but also a tangible asset poised for future benefits.

Investing in real estate has long been hailed as a strategy for ensuring profit upon property sale. The market is on the move, and your chance to be part of this
upward trajectory is now.

Don't let this opportunity pass you by. The door to your dream home is wide open—all you need to do is take the first step. Let's embark on this exciting journey together.
Reach out today.
Visit our Facebook Page or website for Open Houses,
we have them *almost* every weekend!

Feel free to send inquiries to:
[email protected]
At The RGroup Real Estate, we stand apart by proudly embracing full-time commitment. 💗⬆️ We believe real estate demands full-time dedication to unlock unparalleled growth and provide our clients with the service they truly deserve. 🫡🏡

Ready for top-notch assistance? Contact us today at (574) 457-3160.

Kosciusko County Market Stats

In December 2023, new listings rose by 7.1% compared to 2022. Closed sales witnessed a significant 24.2% drop, resulting in a 10.9% reduction in total closed sales. Despite a 14.7% median sales price decrease to $221,000, the overall median price for December increased by 9.7% to $255,000.

Additionally, there was a small decline in the percent of the original list price received showing off an advantage for buyers. Lastly, the inventory of homes for sale expanded by 24.4%, indicating increased housing options. 

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!

Learn more about our local lakes and explore available listings on each of them:
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

Lakeside Egg Hunt
Experience the thrill of Lakeside Park's annual Easter Egg Hunt! All children aged 10 and under are welcome to join in the fun. Each age group will have a designated egg hunting time, followed by delicious treats for all participants. Look out for the 3 GOLDEN eggs hidden in each group for a chance to win a special prize. Save the date for March 23 and don't forget your Easter basket – this event promises a memorable time for all!
Green & Gold Gala 2024
Calling all Wawasee alumni! Join the Wawasee Alumni Association as they rally support for current and future students. With a mission to foster community pride and student success, this spring's Green and Gold Gala promises to be an unforgettable event. Become a 2024 partner and help shape the future of Wawasee High School.
KBOR stands as a pillar of support for Kosciusko County, serving residents' real estate needs and fostering community growth. Celebrate their commitment to education and community building as they award six $1,000 scholarships to deserving individuals. These awards recognize excellence in academics, community involvement, and financial need, showcasing KBOR's dedication to building better communities. Act now - submit your scholarship application by Friday, April 26, 2024, for a chance to be selected as one of the winners during the week of May 6th, 2024

In Case You Missed It ...

Congratulations, Team!

Such a pleasure serving our friends, family, and clients. Thanks to your unwavering trust, we are thrilled to announce that we ranked second for the most number of listings taken within the Keller Williams Realty Group!

Insightful Session on the Mortgage Process

Angie Racolta and The RGroup team enjoyed having Holly Tuttle from Team Tuttle Mortgage, LLC for an insightful session about the
mortgage process.💡

Spring Has Sprung

Our refreshed floral arrangement is all ready for spring and St Patty's Day! Special thanks to Dynamic Floral's
beautiful arrangements. 💐💚
At a Glance...
Love for real estate was definitely in the air in February! Our team has been so busy juggling meetings, preparing new listings, and closing deals. Thank you for trusting us to be your partner in your home buying and selling journey this love month. 
We're great matchmakers! 💘🏘️
Libby's toy collection is a colorful array of joy and excitement! She dives into a world of fun and play, reminding us all to embrace the simple pleasures in life. 🐾✨
Strategic minds align for a season of growth. Ready for spring!  🌷
Haley proudly posing with our
January KW awards! 🏆
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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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.)
729 E Northshore Drive
Syracuse Lake
5 Beds / 4 Baths / $1,690,000
10529 N Moore Street
Lake Wawasee
3 Beds / 3 Baths / $739,000
North Webster
6.7 Acres / $249,900
2373 W 700 N
Loon Lake
3 Bed / 1 Bath / $135,000
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
10492 N Elwood Avenue
Lake Wawasee
4 Beds / 3 Baths / $799,000
8312 E Asbury Lane
North Webster
9202 E Lilac Lane
Lake Wawasee
3 EMS D7A Lane
Dewart Lake
135 Sylvan Point
Sylvan Lake
8652 E Koher Road S
Papakeechie Lake
9471 E 1000 N
Papakeechie Lake
10492 N Elwood Avenue
Lake Wawasee
4 Beds / 3 Baths / 2,718 sq. ft. / $799,000

Live the lakefront dream in this captivating 4-bedroom home! Enjoy a heated & cooled 4-season room, a lavish primary suite, and stunning private views of the channel front. Just seconds from Lake Wawasee's all-sports activities, this meticulously maintained retreat offers modern updates, including a new 50-gallon water heater and a Generac generator. Inside, you'll find a cozy fireplace, granite kitchen, and spa-like bathrooms. With charming exterior details and an attached garage, this is lake living at its best. 

Don't miss the chance to elevate your lakefront living experience—make it yours today!
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