742 EVERGREEN TERRACE: Beautiful two-story home with basement. Through the arched, front door you are welcomed into the foyer. To the left is a cozy sitting room with a bay window, and to the right, is the dining room that also features a nice bay window. Towards the back of the home, is the living room and kitchen. The second story features four bedrooms! A master bedroom that offers a nice ensuite bathroom. There is also an additional bathroom upstairs. The backyard is surrounded by a wooden picket fence and a low box hedge. Also a patio and a custom treehouse!


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How Much is The Simpson's House Really Worth?

One of the most iconic and beloved shows of the last thirty plus years has been Fox's "The Simpsons." After first airing in 1989, the…

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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 August 2021.

Louisville KY Real Estate Market - August

Number of Homes Sold: 1,246
Median Sale Price: $229,950
Days on Market: 15
New Construction Last Month: 57

Louisville Real Estate Market-Aug 2021


Current Louisville market - 10 Year Trend

We have had the second-best July in Louisville real estate for the last ten years! The number of sales for July was 1,316. This is up 3.16% from this time last year.

Line chart for Louisville real estate sales over the last 10-years.

 

Showings are still going…

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Buying and selling property and homes is a massive financial and often personal undertaking. Depending on which state you live in, the process can vary in how easy or difficult it may be. But what remains the same regardless of your zip code is how great of an asset working with a qualified real estate agent can be as opposed to navigating things all by yourself. Some real estate agents do a great job of marketing themselves through television, local ads, and the radio, but that does not mean that they are necessarily the most qualified or most skilled for the specific transaction you need them to assist you with. When looking for the best realtor for you, it is critical that you approach them very similar to how a prospective employer approaches a…

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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 understand…

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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

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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 of…

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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?

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…

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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 the…

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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.

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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 amazing local…

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