Here are few real estate characteristics common to the Michiana area.

  • Sandy Soil
  • Hard Water (you'll need a water softener)
  • Well Water & Septic Systems (outside of city limits)
  • Natural Gas, Forced Hot Air Heat Systems
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Pour Concrete Basements
  • Garage ( 1 to 3 car)
  • Sub-Divisions
    • Most DO NOT have sidewalks or common area (ie: pool, playground, park, etc.)
    • Two (2) story traditional homes built after 1975 usually have 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 2 car garage and full basement (not walk out or bulkhead)
    • Two (2) story traditional homes built after 1990, and priced $175,000+ have three (3) car garages.
    • The average lot size is approximately 100ft by 150ft.
  • Acreage and trees are premiums! The county land use is primarily agricultural.