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

With a little bit of luck, you may be able to appeal your Louisville property taxes if you believe they are inaccurate.

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.

However, the Jefferson County PVA uses a computer-assisted mass appraisal system (CAMA) to determine the property values for more than 250,000 homes. This algorithmic system is closely monitored to make sure the current market value of your home is accurate…

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Pricing a home can be tricky and can cost a homeowner thousands if not done correctly. Below we will quickly highlight some strategies to help you get started to help you understand how a professional may price your home correctly.

From searching for good comparable properties to using a specific pricing strategy. There are many different ways to find the market-based value of a home. Most homeowners do a pretty good job at keeping up with the activity in their neighborhood.

Here's how you can effectively price your home like a pro!

Step by step guide to pricing a home - Infographic

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We have gathered a list of the top 10 most popular neighborhoods for newcomers looking for homes for sale in Spencer County KY. These communities have either been statistically proven over the years to be in high demand or are newer developments that have been growing in popularity for new homebuyers that are wanting to live in Spencer County.


List of the Best Neighborhoods in Spencer County


Allen Place North

Median Sale Price: $245,000

Allen Place North is located in Taylorsville, KY just off of HWY 155 (Taylorsville Rd). This popular subdivision is only minutes away from the Gene Snyder Freeway and less than 30 minutes from Downtown Louisville.

The average median sale price for homes for sale in Allen Place North is $245,000.…

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Typically when buying a home you are excited to close right away and may even have plans to be in the home by a certain date. However, there are times when closing dates are delayed or even pushed back. Buying a home consist of many different contractual deadlines, starting from the very beginning, all the way up to the very end.

Most first-time homebuyers have one question in common - how long does it take to buy a home? Once you find the perfect home, it can take anywhere from 30 to 45 days to close. However, that is if everyone is diligently working together.

Below we will touch on each step and look at how you can successfully close on your home in a reasonable time frame.

 closing on a home quickly infographic


1. Get the pre-approval

The very first step, and…

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[Updated: Originally Posted August 2016]

We have gathered a list of the top neighborhoods in Louisville. Based on MLS statistics these neighborhoods have ranked well with days on market, median sale price, and number of homes sold.


List of Neighborhoods in Louisville


Audubon Park

Median Sale Price: $244,000

Located only ten minutes south of Downtown Louisville and the Louisville International Airport. The historical Audubon Park is a beautiful neighborhood that is shaded by mature trees and a park-like setting. Residents also enjoy the private, full-service Audubon Country Club. Featuring golf, tennis, swimming and dining as well.

The average median sale price for homes for sale in Audubon Park is $244,000. Based on the…

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Top dog parks in Louisville KY

Depending on your location, there may actually be a dog park just around the corner from you! A great place where you can take your four-legged friend to get some exercise. However, keep in mind, some dog parks in Louisville actually require you to be a paid member for a small annual fee. So be sure to check before making the trip to a certain park.

What are the Best Dog Parks in Louisville?

Below is a list of some of the top dog parks in the area (in no particular order).

  1. The Barklands of Floyds Park: An off-leash dog park located within the Parklands of Floyds Fork. This dog park is opened to the members of the Louisville Dog Run Association. The area consists of three separates 'zones'. Each one is approximately one-acre in size.

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Easy tips for Moving to new home

How to prepare for a successful move?

Moving can become hectic and stressful fast! Be sure not to procrastinate and get the process started as early as possible.

The average real estate transaction can take anywhere from 4-6 weeks. To help, we wanted you to get a head start! Below is an easy to follow infographic to use as a guide so you can have a successful moving day.

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Many people dream of building wealth. A goal that can seem harder and harder to achieve simply because of lack action. One of the strongest wealth-building vehicles overtime has been the investment of Real Estate. Not just a dwelling, but specifically in the land itself. The history of real estate investing has surprisingly been traced back to cave man drawings and from the looks of it...it's not going anywhere soon.


Real Estate Investing Quotes

Some of the most powerful quotes that can help inspire you to invest in real estate.

  1. "The wise young man or wage earner of today invests his money in real estate." -Andrew Carnegie

  2. "Buy land, they're not making it anymore." -Mark Twain

  3. "The best investment on earth is…

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Tips to house hunting

Must Read: Easy to follow house hunting tips and tricks for homebuyers.

Every day there are countless homebuyers actively scouring neighborhoods looking for a new home. Often only noticing the homes general layout and appeal.

And possibly overlooking costly repairs that the home may need.

This is easy to follow guide will help point out what to look for when viewing a house.


When working with Buyers and viewing houses here in Louisville, KY and homes in Oldham County, KY - we always try to be observant of the less obvious things that can be easily missed when house hunting.

Of course, most of these things will be seen and recorded by the home inspector but pointing it out early leaves less…

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Learn more about what a buyers agent does in real estate.

With unlimited access to new listings, valuable sold data, innovative online tools, and FAQ that can be found on Google -- the general public is now equipped with a wealth of information that they certainly deserve when making such a large purchase.

But is that enough?

Buyers can comprehensively get a good pulse on the local market but could mistakenly fumble through a transaction.

Why do I need to hire a Buyers agent?

Buying a home is a long process with many moving parts. If you're not careful - it could quickly become a disaster. The average American will move 11.7 times in their lifetime - or once every seven years. An established agent will easily sell 20+ homes - in a single year!



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