Selling • Home Owners

Deep Clean Your Home Before Listing

We become nose blind to lingering smells over time, so a deep clean is in order when it is time to prepare a home to sell. Our pets are some of our most beloved companions, but their fur and odor can become a real challenge to remove. While some odors and stains are easy to tackle over a weekend, there are times when more extremes are needed to eliminate them.

Selling • Home Owners

5 Reasons to Sell Now

Are you considering selling your home in Northeast Indiana but not sure if the time is right? The housing market is constantly in flux, but most experts agree that the current housing market considerably favors home sellers.

NE Indiana • Community • Fort Wayne

We are Northeast Indiana

Established in 1977, Mike Thomas Associates is a family-owned and operated real estate company that has grown alongside the tremendous expansion and development of Northeast Indiana. We have consistently expanded to serve the region through our offices in Fort Wayne, LaGrange, Auburn, Angola, and Warsaw.

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Kitchens Make Houses into Homes

February 1, 2022

As experienced Realtors®, we know that kitchens sell houses. A kitchen must serve many functions; it needs to be a hub where family and friends can gather to cook, relax, and entertain while meeting the demands of three meals a day. Read More

NE Indiana Housing Forecast 2022

January 1, 2022

With its thriving economy and growing local amenities, Greater Fort Wayne is a highly desirable community that continues to draw more new residents and businesses each year. According to U.S. News and World Report, Fort Wayne is the second most affordable place to live in the United States, with the average cost of living at just 19.13% of its median household income. Read More

Home Design Trends for 2022

December 1, 2021

As we spent a lot more time in our homes, we had more time to ponder what we wanted and needed in our living spaces. As a result, more homeowners use their homes to express their individuality, and design has become more personal. Design trends are driven by culture and the way we live, and for the upcoming year, there are a few standouts to mention. Read More

The Realtor® Advantage

November 1, 2021

If you're thinking about buying or selling a home, it can pay to have a professional on your side. While it may seem pretty straightforward, the process isn't as simple as many assume. Buying or selling a home is a considerable financial undertaking. It's helpful to understand what a professional Realtor® does and why you might want to hire one. Read More

Tips for an Easier Move

October 1, 2021

The notion of packing up all of your earthly possessions and relocating them can feel daunting. Careful planning can help you avoid frustrating mistakes and make the process go as smoothly as possible. Read More

Downsize for a Better Future

September 1, 2021

With home prices at record highs in Northeast Indiana, now would be a fantastic time to sell your large home and utilize your capital to have more purchasing power. Interest rates are also still exceptionally low, making now a great time to downsize. Read More

Buying an Investment Property

August 1, 2021

Buying an investment property can be an intelligent financial decision. If you do it right, you can get a strong return on your investment through passive income and tax breaks and grow your overall equity. But bringing in a significant return isn't a guarantee. Read More