Good news! The value of your home has gone up. The bad news is your property taxes likely have too.

However, if you believe your taxes have been unjustly increased, you have the option to appeal your Jefferson County property taxes.

How does the PVA Determine Property Values?

Each time there is a sale in your neighborhood the local PVA office will enter the data into their system to record the transaction. The sale price will then represent the value of the property for approximately the next two years.

Jefferson County PVA uses a computer-assisted mass appraisal system (CAMA) to determine the property values for more than 250,000 homes

However, even with careful monitoring, inaccuracies can occur. Potentially leading to higher tax…

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Louisville Real Estate Market Update

Below is a quick overview of the current Louisville real estate market. Numbers and statistics are gathered from the Greater Louisville Association of Realtors® (GLAR) for February 2024.

Home Prices

Are Home Prices Dropping in Louisville? Statistically, we see home prices decrease during the fall and winter months. We saw home prices peak in June 2023 at $275,000. Currently, for February, the median sale price is $258,500.

Housing Inventory

What is Happening in the Market?  Looking at the statistics further from the Greater Louisville MLS, the data shows that homes sell on average around 54 days on market. This is slightly down compared to last year when the average DOM was 49.…

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About the Kentucky Derby

There are several great sporting traditions and events in United States history. Ranging from the Super Bowl to the Daytona 500, virtually everyone in the country can find a source of entertainment through sports. While the popularity and excitement around these events tend to change year to year, the Kentucky Derby stands as one in which each year seems to bring the same, or greater, level of excitement.

The Kentucky Derby stands as the oldest continuous sporting event in the…

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Louisville History

One of the most notable facts about Louisville, of course, would have to be when the city was founded. The River City was founded in 1778 by George Rogers Clark, making it one of the oldest cities west of the Appalachian Mountains. Its key location at the Falls of the Ohio River made it the perfect port and shipping hub in the 19th century, which significantly boosted the growth of the city during the industrial era. Below we share a some fun trivia and interesting facts about Louisville.

Interesting Facts about Louisville

Louisville is the largest city in Kentucky. The population for the metropolitan area is 1,395,000 people.

Home of the Kentucky Derby: Probably one of the most notable facts about Louisville, is the famous…

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From historic architecture to a popular art scene, there is a perfect mix of the best neighborhoods in Louisville. Ranging from historic homes on tree-lined streets in the Highlands to the only traditional planned development in the state of Kentucky, Norton Commons.

After analyzing recent trends and performances, we have gathered a list of the top neighborhoods in Louisville, KY. Based on statistics from the local MLS, these neighborhoods have consistently ranked high in terms of days on market, median sale price, and number of homes sold. Excelling in market statistics and also having strong buyer demand.

List of Neighborhoods in Louisville

Vector map of Louisville neighborhoods

Audubon Park

Median Sale Price: $350,000

Located only ten minutes south of Downtown…

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Homeownership is a goal for many Americans. However, following a good home maintenance checklist may be overwhelming. 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.

home maintenance checklist - Infographic.

Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

Sprint time is usually when the real estate market starts to pick up. It is also a good time to do some maintenance around the house. Below are home maintenance tips to perform during this time of year. Some of the most important activities this time of year, are the ones that will help keep your house protected from the heavy rain that we typically see this time of year.

March Items

  • Some arborists recommend that late…

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Driving around looking at all the best Christmas lights and displays in Louisville is a holiday favorite for many. From entire neighborhoods lit up to individual houses decked out with lights and unique decorations covering the front yard. Each one on the list below offers its own charm, from synchronized light shows to even a roller coaster on the roof. We would love for you to check out our list below for the best Christmas lights in town and comment below if you have a favorite! 

Best Louisville Neighborhood Christmas Lights

Windemere Place Neighborhood

Home in Windemere Place decorated with Christmas lights

LOCATION: Ashfield Ln, Louisville, KY
​​Directions - Google Maps

A tradition for nearly 30 years and a local favorite! Almost every homeowner in this small neighborhood decorates…

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How Much Does it Cost to Live in Louisville?

Welcome to Louisville KY, the largest city in the Commonwealth. Even as a large city, it still has a small-town feel with a population of over 1.3 million people in the metropolitan area. Many newcomers are drawn here because of the affordable cost of living.

Before making a move to a new city it is important to find out how much it may cost to live there and how it may compare to your current city. Below we…

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Staging a House to Sell

Preparing your home and staging your home before selling is equally important. However, when you are staging your home, you are transforming your home so it is more 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 home.

These steps will help you successfully get your home ready to sell. Statistics show that a staged home can have a positive outcome on the sale of your home, and can help you sell your home faster and for more money.

With most home buyers finding their homes online, professional photography is also important. This is when the 'first' showing truly takes…

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Are you thinking about moving to Louisville, KY? We are excited to share with you what it is like living in Louisville. A vibrant city that has so much to offer and has continued to grow at a steady pace over the past two decades. Experiencing great growth for businesses and in real estate. Affordability has been a big part of what drives people here from other states.

Louisville at a Glance

  • 97th percentile for housing markets compared to the top 100 largest metros.
  • Cost of living is nearly 4% lower than the national average.
  • The average commute time is 23.9 minutes, one of the shortest in the US.

Living in Louisville, KY (from a Local)

At first, you may not know what to expect when…

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