Hello and thank you for visiting! It is our goal as your full service real estate company specializing in the Indianapolis,Fishers, Noblesville, Westfield, Zionsville, Geist, and Carmel areas, to provide you with superior service at all times. Our local expertise and extensive real estate experience will benefit you whether you are serious about buying or selling a home at this time, or are a returning client checking out the many homeowner resources we offer.
Buying a home? We look forward to helping you select the home of your dreams by taking time to listen to your needs and desires.
Selling a home? Our real estate expertise and many effective marketing programs will give you the exposure and edge you need to sell your home quickly for top dollar.
We consider this community an excellent place to reside and would love to share with you our enthusiasm for the many neighborhoods that encompass it. We pride ourselves on providing unparalleled service and look forward to developing a long-term relationship with you. Please feel free to contact us if you would like to discuss how we can best assist you with your real estate needs.
Jack has been serving the North Side of the Indianapolis Real Estate Community, including North Marion County, Fishers, Geist, Carmel and Zionsville since 1968. He began his career as a mortgage loan officer, continued as a real estate developer, and finally moved into residential real estate sales in 1974.
He co-founded CENTURY 21 Realty Group I (now Prudential Indiana Realty Group) in 1980 which has been the #1 office in the CENTURY 21 System of 6000+ offices since 1994. Jack was the principal broker for CENTURY 21 Realty Group I from 1980 through 1991.
Jack has a B.S. in Management from Butler University with graduate level work and also holds the following real estate certifications:
Member Fellow of the Real Estate Academy of Leadership (R.E.A.L.)
Jack was the president of the Ivy Hills Residents Association in 1996-2000- a 660 family residential community in northeast Indianapolis, Past President, Butler-Tarkington Neighborhood Association- a 1000 family residential community of multi-cultural diversity and the Past President, Toastmasters Club- an International speaking organization whose motto is “For Better Listening, Thinking and Speaking”.
In the over 30 years of residential real estate sales and hundreds of properties sold, he has never had a complaint filed against him. He firmly believes that you as a consumer: Don’t care how much I know until you know how much I care! Allow me to show you!
Steve Rupp started working with his father in January 2000 after earning his Real Estate License in 1999. He has a diverse background, which aids The Zulu Group in providing exceptional service to their clients. Steve graduated from Xavier University in 1995 with a BSBA majoring in Entrepreneurial Studies. He earned his broker’s license in December 2000. Steve has earned his Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR) designation, which has helped him better serve buyer clients through exclusive buyer representation as well as his e-PRO & e-PRO 2.0 certifications, which have given him some of the most advanced technology tools and training available in real estate today to better serve both buyer and seller clients. He is a Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES), which allows him to deliver specialized services to the unique needs of clients aged 50 & better. Steve is proud to be a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), which is the most coveted in all of real estate. Rigid requirements must be met and a mastery of client service and skills must be attained. Steve also has earned his Certified New Home Specialist (CNHS) designation, which is an intense program designed to provide skills and knowledge of new home construction & sales for both production and custom builders and how to work with the unique needs of clients looking to build a new home. In the Fall of 2008, Steve completed his At Home With Diversity (AHWD) certification, which teaches students how to work with people of all ethnic backgrounds to assist them in buying, selling, & building a new home. In response to the housing crisis, Steve earned his Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE) designation in the Fall of 2009 giving him specialized knowledge of how to best help clients looking to purchase distressed property or sell their home before going to foreclosure.
Steve has completed a 3-year Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI) training program covering advanced study is all areas of real estate. Steve also finished his Accredited Sellers’ Representative (ASR) course in 2008, which will help him to better serve seller clients with advanced training and cutting edge strategies. He has his Residential Finance Specialist (RFS) designation, which will better enable him to assist buyers and sellers with financing questions and issues. Finally, Steve also earned his Accredited Staging Professional (ASP) designation, which will allow him to advise his clients how to best prepare their homes for sale. Only a handful of all real estate agents worldwide hold these designations and certifications. He is a Fellow of R.E.A.L (Real Estate Academy of Leadership), which he completed in the summer of 2007. R.E.A.L. is a year-long course focusing on leadership training and education within MIBOR and introduces students to the innerworkings of MIBOR and local government.
Steve was selected by his peers to serve a 3-year term on the board of directors of the Indiana Association of Realtors (IAR) from 2008-2010.
Steve worked for First of America Bank, first in the Management Training Program, then in Commercial Cash Management Sales, and finally into Retail Branch Management. Steve worked briefly with Genesis Marketing Group, which is an independent manufacturer’s representative for commercial grade kitchen equipment and contract furniture. Steve also was a project manager for Ideas At Work, Inc., where he developed many large accounts while selling promotional marketing products.
Steve has been honored for several years by his clients who have placed him in the top 10% in customer service by earning the coveted Quality Service Award. Additionally, Steve was recently honored again by his clients in being selected by Indianapolis Monthly as one of their 5-Star Real Estate Agents, which is only awarded to the top 7% of all real estate agents in Greater Indianapolis. As a result of this unparalleled commitment to customer service, The Zulu Group is consistently one of the top performing teams in the company.
Steve is 41 years old and married Brigid Monaghan on August 16, 2003. They welcomed their first child Anastasia Marie into this world on September 2, 2005 & their second daughter Natalia Christine on January 26, 2010. They are very proud and happy parents.
Steve is very active in the community. Residing in Westfield, IN, he is active in the Fishers & Westfield Chambers of Commerce. He attends St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church, and is a past Assistant Scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 441 where he earned his Eagle Scout rank. Steve served on the Board of Directors of the Indianapolis Junior Chamber of Commerce for the past eight years. He is the current & past president of the Info. Connection II Networking Group in Fishers and is a past President & Chairman of The Board of the Indianapolis Junior Chamber of Commerce and Junior Chamber Foundation. Steve is also a past member of the Venture Club of Indiana & St. Pius X Catholic Church, and a past member of the Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce, & current member of the Fishers Chamber of Commerce, & Westfield Chamber of Commerce.
He loves to spend time with his family, likes to travel (especially to Europe), workout, camp and play most sports.
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