By Leon Pantenburg / The Bulletin
August 16, 2011
When Mel Steinbach built her house on Hopi Road in south Bend in 2008, the local real estate market was thriving. Then the market tanked, and Steinbach found herself with a newly-finished house and a large, 1-acre lot that wasn't landscaped.
“We didn't have a lot of money left over when we got....