Connect

502-536-9036

Call or Text

Dashboard

Login using...

New Search X

Greater Louisville Real Estate Blog

Credit Karma dcore vs regular score header image

 

Credit Karma vs Actual Credit Score

When it comes to buying a home and getting pre-approved, one of the most important numbers is our credit score. This little three-digit number carries a world of importance and can have an impact on many things in our lives. Surprisingly, millions of adults do not actively monitor their credit scores and millions more don’t understand the importance of having a good score. If you are looking to develop solid financial habits and improve your financial health, learning where and how to monitor your credit score is an important first step in accomplishing these goals.

Credit Karma ranks towards the top of the list year after year when we discuss free services that allow users to monitor and help to

143 Views, 0 Comments

A quick look at the local Louisville housing market and the current average home prices in Louisville KY. Numbers and statistics for Louisville real estate are gathered from our local Louisville MLS for the month of March 2021.

Louisville KY Real Estate Market - March

Number of Homes Sold: 1096
Median Sale Price: $207,750
Days on Market: 28
New Construction Last Month: 86

 

Louisville Real Estate Market-March 2021

 

Is the current market affected by COVID-19?

Surprisingly, as you will see in the graph below we have had the second-best March for sales over the last ten years. Curious where we would be if there was not a global pandemic. The number of sales for March was 1,096. This is up 12.75% from this time last year.

30,504 Views, 0 Comments

Purchasing a home is one of the largest decisions we can make in our lifetime. While it’s certainly an exciting experience, it can quickly feel a bit daunting if you haven’t done your homework before you set out on your house-hunting expedition. You’ve probably imagined your dream home numerous times before, size, rooms, the size of the room! Maybe you’re even so detailed that you’ve thought of what type of backsplash you’d like in your future kitchen. While all of those are important details to consider when beginning your home buying journey, we’ve compiled a list of the most important items that should go on anyone’s house hunting wishlist.

A helpful checklist to use when out viewing homes.

 

House Hunting Checklist: Infographic

Embed This Image On Your Site (copy code

440 Views, 0 Comments

[Estimated read time: 10 minutes]

Best things to do in Louisville, KY

Louisville is an amazing place to visit with so many things to do. Below is a great list of things to do in Louisville Kentucky. If you are planning a visit to the area or have just moved here from out of town, there are plenty of attractions and activities for everyone. Click on one of the categories below to jump to the section and discover the many different things to do here in Louisville.

Things to do by Category:

Active Lifestyle Arts & Theatre Entertainment Family & Kids Historical & Museums

 

Active Lifestyle: Things to do

Beckley Creek Park

A new park system that stretches alongside the Gene Snyder Freeway and Floyds Fork. A collection of four different, unique parks with plenty

6,872 Views, 0 Comments

what does under contract mean

With so many people searching for homes online it can be confusing when you see the same home listed on multiple sites but somehow they show a different status.

Leading to why one of the most common questions people searching for homes ask...

...is this home still available?

In real estate, some of the terminology can be used interchangeably which can just add to the confusion. One real estate website may have a home listed as Contingent and then another may have it listed as Pending. Leaving consumers questioning - What is going on with this home??

What does Active Status mean?

Active status homes

When a homeowner decides to sell their home and they list with a licensed real estate agent their home will be posted with the local MLS that the agent is

2,372 Views, 0 Comments

When summer is in full swing and kids are out of school, it's a great time to get outside and visit some of the top parks in the area. Below are some of the best playgrounds and parks to visit around Oldham County KY.

Evidence shows that when residents have easy access to local parks, it helps increase the quality of life for the neighborhood and the community.

 

Top Parks in Oldham County KY

Most parks are usually open year-round but you will tend to see more activity and visitors during the warmer months.

 

1. Wendell Moore Park

Wendell Moore Park

Many people looking for Oldham County homes for sale also want to know where are the closest parks. Wendell Moore Park is definitely one of those parks to visit. A favorite park for many residents in

3,799 Views, 0 Comments

[Estimated read time: 6 minutes] - Originally posted May 23rd, 2017

How to stage a home - tips & ideas.

What is Staging a house?

Staging a house is when you prepare the interior of the home so it is ready for the market and exposure. Transforming the house so it is appealing to a larger group of buyers and not one's specific taste. There are many different tips, tricks, and techniques for staging a house. Below we will go through some easy tips on how to stage a house. These steps will help you successfully get your home ready to sell.

Staging by Category:

Living Room Dining Room Kitchen Bedroom Bathroom Entryway

 

60 different tips to follow when staging a home for sale - Infographic.

Embed This Image On Your Site (copy code below):
<div style="clear:both"><img

159,064 Views, 7 Comments

[Estimated read time: 8 minutes]

Welcome to Louisville KY - Learn why people Love Living in Louisville KY

Are you thinking about moving to Louisville, KY or do you know someone that is making the move? Here is a great guide to share with them so they can see first hand what it is like living in Louisville.

Louisville has continued to grow at a rapid pace over the last decade. Experiencing a sustainable economy and in return, great growth for Louisville real estate.

 

Living in Louisville, KY

When relocating to Louisville KY, at first you may not know what to expect. Below we will help you discover what makes the city of Louisville so great. We will uncover why residents love living in Louisville and learn more about attractions that take place throughout the year.

Moving to Louisville. Top things to do in the City Infographic

 

From live entertainment to

59,880 Views, 0 Comments

Home maintenance checklist - cover

Homeownership is a goal for many Americans. However, maintaining a home can be overwhelming sometimes. Especially if there are years of deferred maintenance. Below is an easy-to-follow checklist to help you tackle these small tasks each month throughout the year.

Search by Season:

Spring Summer Fall Winter

 

JANUARY

  • Make sure your gutters are free from any ice dams and icicles.
  • Inspect fire extinguishers
  • Clean behind the refrigerator and stove to help better airflow and to prevent from appliances running to hot.
  • It is important that you change your HVAC filter every 30 or 60 days.
  • Deep clean your oven. If you eat home cooked meals regularly, they can get pretty dirty. A good cleaning once a year will help keep it nice.
13,103 Views, 0 Comments

Make sure to bring your lawn chairs and set up along the parade route that runs through historic Downtown La Grange. The parade starts at 10:00 am on Saturday, July 20th. Get there early to get a spot in the shade!

  • When: 10:00 am Saturday, July 20, 2019

Parade Route is reversed this year

Oldham County Day Parade Route

About Oldham County Day Parade

Oldham County Day was brought together because of the late Nancy Crass, she was a Project Guild member and resident of La Grange Kentucky. The event started in 1971 and now features over 120 booths. With plenty of entertainment, live music and a large parade backed by community support.

The Oldham County Day Parade features many local organizations, businesses, marching bands, food vendors, artists and more.

After

5,185 Views, 0 Comments