According to Zillow, typical home values are up 14 percent in Johnson County, 17 percent in Madison County and 16 percent in Marion County.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Iris O’Donnell Bellisario had always imagined the search for her first home would be a memorable experience. The first-time home buyer says it has certainly been memorable, but for all the wrong reasons.
“It has been one of the most frustrating events of my life,” she said.
After five months of searching, she has seen dozens of homes, made nearly half a dozen offers, and lost out on every one of them.
“Every house that I’ve made an offer on, the winning bid is cash,…