Portfolio Insights, December 2019

Hello and happy holidays all!

There has been a popular trend that started in the late 90's to 2000s of builders building family homes with the master on the first floor with all the children's rooms up on the second floor or in some floor plans, a ranch on a basement, all kids' rooms on the lower level.   

So, hows that going? Let's take these family homes that we have listed now to see…

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Lynn Reecer Receives Seniors Real Estate Specialist Designation

Lynn Reecer Receives Seniors Real Estate Specialist Designation

Fort Wayne, Indiana (October 25, 2018) – Encore Sotheby’s International Realty shares today Lynn Reecer, Broker Associate, was recently recognized as a Seniors Real Estate Specialist (STES®). This unique designation is earned by only 1% of Realtors nationwide.

SRES® designees have unparalleled training and experience in…

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Retiring? House Hunting Tips for Retirees in Fort Wayne

Looking to head to the Midwest for retirement? If you haven’t already thought about Fort Wayne, Indiana, you should consider this town for your Golden Years. Fort Wayne is not to be overlooked. The area counts itself among the top 50 best places to live in the U.S., and it’s easy to see why. 


As a midsize metropolitan area in the heart of the Midwest, people who choose Fort Wayne have…

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Portfolio Insights, September 2019 - SW Florida Partnership

September Greetings from Canada!

I am away for a week for my husband’s and my anniversary in Whistler, BC, staying in the condo of one of our wonderful clients. Thank you Karen and Peter! If you have never been out here, as we had not, it is really something to see and experience.

As the weather starts changing to winter (before we know it), many of Indiana’s empty nesters start…

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Portfolio Insights, August 2019 – Special Labor Day Edition

You’ll note this Portfolio Insights is coming to your inbox a bit sooner than the last, but I didn’t want to miss the opportunity to share with you some insights in the lake market as the last summer holiday weekend approaches.

In the heat of the summer, many people spend time at their lake homes or as guests at friend’s and family’s lake retreats. I’m sure it’s no surprise that the sale…

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Portfolio Insights, August 2019 – Time Kills a Listing

August 16, 2019

“Your first offer is your best offer.”  Have you heard this real estate principal before?

In my experience of being involved in 1500+ sales over the past nine years in addition to my own personal sales, I would say this is true about 85% of the time.  Why is that? Because TIME KILLS A LISTING. 

This is the principal that has dictated my approach to listing and selling…

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Portfolio Insights, July 2019 – Market Report

Happy Hot July!

For those of you getting this for the first time, Portfolio Insights is a bi-weekly letter I send out to my data base of about 3,000 past clients, business partners, friends and acquaintances with insights I have gained over the past 10 years from my portfolio of 1500+ past listing and buyer sales totaling over $500 million in sales volume in NE Indiana.  I also…

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Portfolio Insights, June 2019 – Acquired, Not Retired

You may have noticed that it’s been quite a while since my last newsletter. It was so nice to hear from some of you that you missed our Friday real estate editorial piece.  If you are just receiving this Portfolio Insights for the first time, this is an opinion piece I do based on my current and past portfolio of listings and sales where I discuss things I have learned from these cases so…

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The Lynn Reecer Team Adds Two Agents

Fort Wayne, Ind. (May 2, 2019) — The Lynn Reecer Team announced today that Mark Swift, REALTOR®/Broker, has joined our Fort Wayne office, and Jim Layne, REALTOR®/Broker, has joined our Kosciusko County office, making them the two newest additions to the northeast Indiana Encore Sotheby’s International Realty team.

Mark Swift is a REALTOR®/Broker with The Lynn Reecer Team. Mark has…

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The Lynn Reecer Team is proud to continue serving Northeast Indiana

After eight years of serving Northeast Indiana with her white glove, luxury real estate company, Lynn Reecer is celebrating the sale of Reecer Properties to Encore Sotheby’s International Realty, located in Indianapolis.

After studying the NE Indiana Market, Mark Zukerman, founder of Encore Sotheby’s, felt that the Reecer Properties brand best exemplified the foundation he wanted in…

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