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Spring is often considered the best time to sell a home. With warmer temperatures and longer days, homebuyers have more motivation to be out looking at homes. When selling your home in the spring you will see a lot more activity and showings. That's why statistically, homes listed in the spring and summer tend to sell quicker and for more money. Being a popular time for families that are on the hunt for a new home to find something before the start of the next school year.


Tips to Selling your Home in the Spring Infographic - Real Estate


10 Tips for Selling Your Home in the Spring

Typically you will see an increase of 15-20% more homes on the market in the spring and summer months compared to the winter months. If you are thinking about selling a home in the spring,…

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As a local real estate agent and a longtime resident of the Louisville area. One of the top questions we get from clients that are new to the area is; what are the best restaurants in Louisville KY? It is no surprise why. For decades Louisville has been known as a foodie town. There are so many great restaurants to choose from! Sometimes it might just be easier to narrow it down to what type of food you are in the mood for. Even still, it can be challenging to choose from all the great restaurants.


Most Popular Places to Eat in Louisville KY


610 Magnolia Restaurant

610 Magnolia

610 W Magnolia Ave, Louisville, KY 40208
$$$$ American, Vegetarian Friendly
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Since opening in 2003, this Old Louisville restaurant has been a destination for unique and…

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Is the thought of selling your home in the winter stressing you out? Don’t let it bring you down! Before you list your home, there are a few things to keep in mind while getting your house ready. Below we share our best tips to help get you started and make sure that your place is looking bright no matter what time of year it.


selling house during winter - Infographic.

Tips to Selling Your Home in the Winter

Here in Louisville, we always see a small slowdown during the winter months. As a potential seller, you want to take the correct steps to prepare your home so it stands out from the competition. Let's take a look at the helpful tips below.

1. Highlight Seasonal Photos

Chances are you may have known for months in advance - if that is…

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As a homeowner, the fall season is a great time to winterize your home. Preparing your home before the colder temperatures get here will help when going through your winter home maintenance checklist. To help, we created a Gifographic highlighting the tips that can help you this winter.


Winter tips for your home

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Things to consider before making the move and what it is like living in Lexington KY.

The state of Kentucky is known to some of the most historically rich and beautiful towns and cities in America. People have been packing their bags and moving to the “Bluegrass State” for a variety of reasons, whether it be for its natural beauty or vibrant communities.

Living in Lexington KY

One city that many people have been flocking to is Lexington, which boasts several attractive qualities and has a little bit of something for everyone. Regardless of the reason for considering a move to Kentucky, Lexington should be at the top of anyone’s list. Those that already live in this beautiful city can speak at length about why…

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Are you moving to Oldham County, KY or do you know someone thinking about making the move? This is a must-read!!

From quiet country roads to award-winning schools, it’s no wonder why the slogan for Oldham County is “Quietly Amazing”. If you are considering making the move to Oldham County you will quickly discover that this county has so much to offer!

A Growing Community...

Oldham County has continued to grow in popularity over the years and as result, the population has continued to increase at a steady pace over the past few decades. Experiencing both a sustainable economy and a high demand for homes for sale in Oldham County.


Complete Guide: Relocating to Oldham County, KY


If you're from…

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For anyone looking to purchase a home in Louisville, touring the priciest neighborhoods will reveal the impeccable architecture, rolling landscapes, and stunning views that allow these well-known areas to command such high price tags. After reviewing five years worth of data from the Greater Louisville MLS we were able to find the most expensive neighborhoods in Louisville. If you are looking for a mansion or even just a smaller home in one of these areas, be prepared to pay a premium price!


Luxury Neighborhoods Across Louisville KY


14. The Highlands

Around the 1920s a lot of developing was taking place in the Highlands. Today it still stands as one of the most popular neighborhoods in the Louisville area. Over the years the Highlands has…

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What is Condominium?

A condominium is an individual unit that is within a larger building, similar to an apartment style building. As a condo owner, you are investing in a shared interest in a community with a group of other owners. An HOA governs and maintains the community and the common areas. Funded by a monthly maintenance fee that is collected from the residents living within the association.


How to Buy Your First Condo. Step by Step Infographic


Steps to Buying a Condo

Let's take a quick look at what to expect during the process of buying a condominium, a patio home, or even a townhome. These are all similar styles of properties and are usually categorized the same and present the same approach when analyzing a property.

1. Find an Agent (and Loan…

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We recently took a look at the value of the most iconic homes from our favorite 90s TV Shows and wondered if they would still be affordable in today's market.

Based on the average salary for their profession and considering all things were equal. Good credit, little to no debt, and enough savings to put 20% down. Would it be possible for them to still comfortably afford that same house today?


List of Shows:

Seinfeld | Roseanne | Fresh Prince of Bel-Air | Full House | The Simpsons | Married with Children | Friends | Frasier | Family Matters | The Sopranos

1. Seinfeld Apartment

Front of Seinfeld Apartment building

Location: 129 W 81st St New York, NY
Estimated Rent: $3,000-$3,500
Affordability/Income: $125,000+ year

Owner/Tenant:

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Are you on the hunt to find some of the best restaurants in Oldham County? We've put together the perfect list - a guide for anyone. From long-time residents to someone thinking about moving to Oldham County. Below are some of the top restaurants in the area that you must try.

As a local real estate team in Oldham County, Garretts Realty strives to provide the best service to our clients just like these top restaurants.

Most Popular Places to Eat in Oldham County KY

Oldham County is known as the kindness capital, and even though it is a small community it offers a wide variety of dining options. From a quick bite for lunch to visiting your favorite Mexican Restaurant. Oldham County has something to suit…

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