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Have you just recently bought a new home? It is important as a new homeowner to keep up with the maintenance throughout the year. To make it easier, try breaking it up over the year to help.

 

The Best Tips for Homeowners: Maintenance

1. Keep up with the Landscaping

A great tip for homeowners that want to easily enhance the curb appeal for their Louisville KY home is by freshening up or even redoing the landscaping around the outside of their home. This will help increase the curb appeal of your home and also the value of your property. Experts even report that professional landscape designs can increase the value of your home by 5 to 10 percent. Some other quick tips to get you started...pruning the bushes and trimming the trees, put out fresh mulch and new landscape edging. Be

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Top Eight Real Estate Articles for Buyers

 

LIST OF THE TOP REAL ESTATE ARTICLES FOR BUYERS

 

1.) Home Buying Checklist [Infographic]

Article 1-Andrew FortuneOne of the most popular articles when it comes to buying a home is the Home Buying Checklist [Infographic] post written by Andrew Fortune. Andrew created an amazing infographic to go along side his post. This article has been shared more than Five thousand times. Putting it at the Top of the list!

In Andrews article, he talks about the 10 things to take care of once you have an excepted offer. A step by step checklist that will help a homebuyer forecast what's down the road of the transaction. Everything from earnest money, to property inspections, lender documents, title commitments, to appraisals. Choosing the right homeowner's

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Light Up LaGrange 2015

December 5th 2015

Saturday 3:00pm 8:00pm

Lighting Ceremony at 5:00pm

  Enjoy more Music and more Lights at this years Light Up La Grange. Visit the annual event in Oldham County located in Downtown La Grange. Courthouse Square Santa, the Grinch, Music, Mayor's remarks and the Lighting Ceremony Music at Walnut Street La Grange Railroad Museum La Grange Polar Express, lighted trains and displays. Express Tours, train exhibits, Humana Holiday Drawing Lighting in three locations in Downtown La Grange Along Main Street Courthouse Square Railroad Museum Trolley transportation, 3 drop off/ pick up locations.  

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Space Saving Tips for Your Kitchen

Cramped Kitchen? Start creating more space from small DIY improvements to large Kitchen Hacks.

To make the most out of your kitchen you need to be creative with the space. Without doing a major renovation and utilizing these ideas, you can make your small Kitchen feel Large again!

Single Bowl Sink...

Tip 1 Single Bowl Sink Choosing the right kitchen sink. Your sink is one of the most used features in your household. It is important to make sure you choose the right one, but also important to choose the one that is right for the space available. If you are in the market for a new construction home or just trying to create a little more counter space for your existing home. Getting rid of your old standard size double bowl sink and upgrading to a new and more

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When it comes to selling your home it is important to take the time needed to get things in order. It is recommended to get a jump start on the process and get started at least 6 to 12 months before hand. That way it gives you, as a homeowner, more than enough time to get your house in order and ready for the market.

Below is an easy to follow infographic to help you get started.

 Six tips to get your home ready to Sell

 

1. Paint

 

When entering a new home for the first time a fresh coat of paint can make a big difference to a potential home buyer. We recommend that when you are choosing colors to paint; that you decide on a neutral color. Examples:

  • Linen White
  • Driftwood Grey
  • Grant Beige

Also, take the time to paint the baseboards and trim

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CLICK HERE: Twelve Tips to Winterizing Your House GIFOGRAPHIC

 

Winter tips for homeowners to help Save

As a homeowner, it is important to take the proper steps during the colder months to get your home ready for the winter. In Oldham County, just outside of Louisville KY, we typically have warmer temperatures all the way through October and sometimes in November. This makes for great preparation weather for a homeowner before the temperatures get too cold.

 

8 Winter Tips for Homeowners Infographic

1. Programmable Thermostat

A programmable thermostat will automatically adjust the temperature for you based on your preferred schedule. By making these adjustments you could save up to 15% on your annual heating bill. Don't have a programmable thermostat? You could get

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What to expect when having a Home Inspection Top Tips for Homes Inspections

Home Inspection Tips

If you are a new homebuyer and thinking about buying a home here in Oldham County KY, It is clearly a good idea to hire a professional when having a home inspection, it is also not a bad idea to further educate yourself on what to look for and what you can expect during the home inspection. Go ahead. Grab a flashlight and some gloves and start looking beyond all of those appealing features. You never know what you may find-Check out these Home-Inspection nightmares  from This Old House.  

What to look for in a Home Inspection.

 

Exterior Inspection

ROOF

  • Multiple layers of Shingles
  • Missing shingles
  • Curling shingles
  • Nail Pops
  • Chimney (Flaking or
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Learn more about the wonderfull City of Louisville by taking a look at the graphic below. Louisville is a great city that offers alot of attractions and entertainment. If you are new to the area and want to more about living in Louisville KY, feel free to give us a call.

Louisville KY Facts and Info Infographic

Kentucky Derby: the longest running continual sporting event in the United States

Louisville Slugger Museum: One of the city’s most popular attractions

Bourbon Country: 95% of the worlds Bourbon is produced in Kentucky.

Belle of Louisville: The oldest Mississippi style steamboat in operation in the U.S.

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