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Louisville LOCAL

Our most popular articles about the city of Louisville and why so many people lova living here in the Possibility City. Learn more about things to do in Louisville KY.

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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 November 2018.

Louisville KY Real Estate Market - November

Number of Homes Sold: 860
Median Sale Price: $178,500
Days on Market: 37
New Construction Last Month: 36

 

Louisville Real Estate Market-November 2018

Louisville Housing Market Report 2018

Looking at the statistics from the Greater Louisville MLS, compared to November 2017, the data shows that homes are selling slightly faster. Inventory continues to lag behind the buyer's demand. Median sale price for Louisville real estate in the month of November is up 

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How to appeal Louisville property taxes

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

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Welcome to Louisville KY - Learn why people Love Living in Louisville KY

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 both a sustainable economy and in return, causing a high demand 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 exactly why residents love living in Louisville KY and in return learn more about the popular attractions and highlights that take place

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Best neighborhoods in Louisville, KY article header

[Updated: Originally Posted August 2016]

We have gathered a list of the top neighborhoods in Louisville. These communities have either been statistically proven over the years to be in high demand, continue to appear in the press and headlines or even high-end communities with million dollar homes. For newcomers, looking for houses for sale in Louisville KY this is a great reference.

 

List of the Best 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

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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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Best things to do in Louisville, KY

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 amenities. The four parks include Beckley Creek Park, Pope Lick

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Most expensive neighborhoods in Louisville KY - Top 10 List

Take a tour through some of the most expensive neighborhoods in Louisville.

We gathered data from the Greater Louisville MLS to search and find neighborhoods in the area that had the most luxury homes for sale. Based on homes that had a list price of more than a $1 million over a span of five years. Some of the neighborhoods that made the list may not surprise some Louisvillians.

 

1) Anchorage

Summary: Homes in Anchorage are situated in a park-like setting accompanied with shaded magnolias and mature oak trees. A small community of less than one-thousand in population. 

Neighborhood map of Anchorage KY

Anchorage Statistics

Number of Homes Sold: 24
Median Home Sale Price: $1,165,000
Average Price Per Square Foot: $220 sqft
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In this article, we dig deep into the local MLS statistics to find out when is the best time to buy a house in Louisville Kentucky.

Best time to buy a house in Louisville. Case study.

The takeaway from this study was clear, we were able to get a great overlook on the Louisville real estate  market and how it shifts throughout the year.

The Data

We looked at 10 years worth of statistics from the local MLS (2006-2016).

The data included:

⚬ Over 184k New Listings
⚬ Over 145k Sold Listings

We narrowed down the search criteria to only include:

⚬ Single Family Residence
⚬ Condominiums
⚬ and Patio Homes

After all of this research and gathering of data, noticeable trends stood out for median sale prices, days on market, new listings and more.

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Toddler playing on swingset at local playground

Discover some of the most popular parks and playgrounds around the Louisville area. The list below ranks our cities top parks to better help you discover new parks you may want to visit this summer.

Top Twelve Parks and Playgrounds in Louisville

1. The Parklands of Floyds Fork

Playground at Beckley Creek Park at the Parklands

Growing in popularity is one of my favorite parks to visit, the Parklands of Floyds Fork. A new park system that stretches alongside the Gene Snyder Freeway and Floyds Fork. A collection of four different, unique parks with plenty of amenities. The four parks include Beckley Creek Park, Pope Lick Park, Turkey Run Park and the newest one Broad Run Park.

Hiking in The Parklands

The Parklands features over 40 miles of trails throughout the park system that

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Popular Derby Festival Events

  A collection of the top festivals held in Louisville Kentucky leading up to the Kentucky Derby, the largest annual events held in Kentucky.

 

And it all takes place in within close distance of Downtown Louisville. The most exciting time for the city and the state of Kentucky! Two weeks leading up to Derby Day...very highly anticipated events jam packed in this short period of time all kicks off with Thunder Over Louisville.

Thunder!

Thunder Over Louisville kicks off the Kentucky Derby Festival excitement. Get there early and you can enjoy the air show throughout the day, leading up to the nation’s largest firework show. The air show is considered as one of the top five air shows in the country. If you’re a fan of pyrotechnics

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