• By Kirk Gaw

On The Walkerton Real Estate Scene With Jason Kaser

It's not typical for homes to stand on the market for only 30 to 60 days? Even 90 days on the market is considered active. The Michiana real estate market has been holding strong as "red hot," and as a "seller's market!" Our very own, Jason Kaser, raised in North Liberty and Walkerton remains on the scene. He serves our readers seeking residential, commercial, and agricultural real estate needs! He served as Director of the South Bend / Mishawaka Association Of Realtors MLS in 2015.

Local Broker, auctioneer, sports enthusiast, Jason Kaser, taking a moment in North Liberty at the office with "Snickers." believes the local scene remains humming with demand for housing. According to local experts in St. Joseph County the market is driven by low supply, mild weather, a rapidly improving economy, and fears of rising interest rates.

A study by the South Bend / Mishawaka Area Association Of Realtors showed that total inventory dipped 24 percent, year-over-year, from more than 1,000 units in 2016 to fewer than 800 the next year. “It’s predominantly a sellers’ market,” Myron Larimer said. “We’re seeing multiple offers, competitive bids across most price points, but especially in the $100,000 to $250,000 range, that midrange.” Some homes, he said, are selling in mere hours.

Jason Kaser is the broker and owner of Kaser Real Estate, located at 408 N. Main St. in North Liberty. He said, "Most of the Buyers are people in their 20's, 30's and 40's. Some of whom want the schools and the rural country life."

"They want to be out of the big cities."

He added, "We have sold hundreds of homes in the Walkerton area over the years. Mostly residential but also commercial, farm land and vacant lots."

"The Walkerton area is unique as it is located in part of four counties. The John Glenn High School is a local "Four Star School" that brings people to the community." "I see more people wanting to move to the area which, will, in the long run help out the local restaurants and small businesses."

The friendly people at the Kaser Real Estate Offices are located at 408 N. Main St. in North Liberty.

Jason is a 1989 graduate of John Glenn High School. He grew up while his father, Carl Kaser, ran Kaser Auctioneering services. He has owned that business out of North Liberty since 1969.

Jason has helped his Dad, Carl, list properties from Michigan to Indiana for sale at auction. Besides, being a principal broker, Jason Kaser is a national auctioneer too! He is a member of the Indiana Auctioneers Association and National Auctioneer Association. As a kid he graduated from the Nashville Auction School in Tennessee.

Jason attended IUSB where he studied real estate. He has been honored as 2012 Realtor of the Year for the South Bend/Mishawaka Association of Realtors, and was 2011 President of the South Bend/Mishawaka Association of Realtors. He provides tips for sellers and buyers on his blog at where he discusses with his customers anything from "What Is A Short Sale?" to "The No Cost 30 Year Fixed Rate Mortgage."

He provides details for his customers to help them save or make money. Jason says, " I list and sell properties. We mostly sell in the St Joseph, Marshall county areas but do sell in La Porte, Starke and Elkhart counties. Basically, Northern Indiana."

Proud father, Jason, on the field with his "Falcon" athletics son, Jalen Kaser, plays on the Varsity football squad at John Glenn High School.

Jason is a Dad. He went on, "I raise my son in this community who attends John Glenn High School . He loves his school, and local friends."

"We also have an auction company Kaser Auction that sells real estate and personal property in the area too."

"We love the small town life and being between North Liberty, and Walkerton. Potato Creek State Park has been great for the community as well as Koontz Lake."

He believes in the Walkerton Area and includes on his website a listing of homes in the John Glenn School Corporation district:

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