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

However, if you believe your taxes have been unjustly increased, you have the option to appeal your Jefferson County property taxes.

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.

Jefferson County PVA uses a computer-assisted mass appraisal system (CAMA) to determine the property values for more than 250,000 homes

However, even with careful monitoring, inaccuracies can occur. Potentially leading to higher tax…

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About the Kentucky Derby

There are several great sporting traditions and events in United States history. Ranging from the Super Bowl to the Daytona 500, virtually everyone in the country can find a source of entertainment through sports. While the popularity and excitement around these events tend to change year to year, the Kentucky Derby stands as one in which each year seems to bring the same, or greater, level of excitement.

The Kentucky Derby stands as the oldest continuous sporting event in the…

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Louisville History

One of the most notable facts about Louisville, of course, would have to be when the city was founded. The River City was founded in 1778 by George Rogers Clark, making it one of the oldest cities west of the Appalachian Mountains. Its key location at the Falls of the Ohio River made it the perfect port and shipping hub in the 19th century, which significantly boosted the growth of the city during the industrial era. Below we share a some fun trivia and interesting facts about Louisville.

Interesting Facts about Louisville

Louisville is the largest city in Kentucky. The population for the metropolitan area is 1,395,000 people.

Home of the Kentucky Derby: Probably one of the most notable facts about Louisville, is the famous…

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From historic architecture to a popular art scene, there is a perfect mix of the best neighborhoods in Louisville. Ranging from historic homes on tree-lined streets in the Highlands to the only traditional planned development in the state of Kentucky, Norton Commons.

After analyzing recent trends and performances, we have gathered a list of the top neighborhoods in Louisville, KY. Based on statistics from the local MLS, these neighborhoods have consistently ranked high in terms of days on market, median sale price, and number of homes sold. Excelling in market statistics and also having strong buyer demand.

List of Neighborhoods in Louisville

Vector map of Louisville neighborhoods

Audubon Park

Median Sale Price: $350,000

Located only ten minutes south of Downtown…

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Driving around looking at all the best Christmas lights and displays in Louisville is a holiday favorite for many. From entire neighborhoods lit up to individual houses decked out with lights and unique decorations covering the front yard. Each one on the list below offers its own charm, from synchronized light shows to even a roller coaster on the roof. We would love for you to check out our list below for the best Christmas lights in town and comment below if you have a favorite! 

Best Louisville Neighborhood Christmas Lights

Windemere Place Neighborhood

Home in Windemere Place decorated with Christmas lights

LOCATION: Ashfield Ln, Louisville, KY
​​Directions - Google Maps

A tradition for nearly 30 years and a local favorite! Almost every homeowner in this small neighborhood decorates…

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How Much Does it Cost to Live in Louisville?

Welcome to Louisville KY, the largest city in the Commonwealth. Even as a large city, it still has a small-town feel with a population of over 1.3 million people in the metropolitan area. Many newcomers are drawn here because of the affordable cost of living.

Before making a move to a new city it is important to find out how much it may cost to live there and how it may compare to your current city. Below we…

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Are you thinking about moving to Louisville, KY? We are excited to share with you what it is like living in Louisville. A vibrant city that has so much to offer and has continued to grow at a steady pace over the past two decades. Experiencing great growth for businesses and in real estate. Affordability has been a big part of what drives people here from other states.

Louisville at a Glance

  • 97th percentile for housing markets compared to the top 100 largest metros.
  • Cost of living is nearly 4% lower than the national average.
  • The average commute time is 23.9 minutes, one of the shortest in the US.

Living in Louisville, KY (from a Local)

At first, you may not know what to expect when…

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Louisville is famous for many things, from the Derby, to the Louisville Slugger bat, and to some, even well-known as the birthplace of the Old Fashion.

However, the drink choices don't stop with bourbon. Louisville also has a thriving beer scene you don't want to miss.

Below we will highlight 17 of the best breweries in Louisville that contribute to the city's happy hour. Let's hop to it!

Against the Grain Brewery

Against the Grain Brewery & Public House

Located in downtown Louisville near the East Market District. A staple in Louisville, this brewery is known for its diverse beer range and creative, frivolous names. Their riverside location offers a great location, making it a perfect stop for both beer and meal.

LOCATION: 401 E Main St, Louisville, KY 40202
HOURS: 11 AM - 10…

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Louisville, Kentucky, may be known worldwide for the Kentucky Derby and bourbon, but the city also has a thriving food scene. Not only can you find some of the best restaurants around but if you are looking to eat fresh and also support local farmers. There are plenty of great farmer markets in Louisville.

Some of these farms also offer a neat thing called a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture). Where you pay a fee at the beginning of the season and then receive fresh produce throughout the summer. It's a great way to eat fresh and local. How it works is; as a community member, you buy a "share" of the farm's output. This gives the farmers a reliable income, and in return, you get weekly farm-fresh goodies.

1. Bardstown Road Farmers Market


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Popular Derby Festival Events

 What are the Best Kentucky Derby Festival Events?

Looking for something to do in Louisville during the Kentucky Derby? Below is a list of the most popular Kentucky Derby Festivals for 2023. Best of all, the majority of them take place within a very close distance of Downtown Louisville.

This time of year is clearly the most exciting time for Louisville, let alone the state of Kentucky! If you are not familiar with the tradition - the two weeks leading up to the Kentucky Derby is jam-packed with a ton of events for everyone to enjoy.

1.) Thunder Over Louisville

Thunder Over Louisville kicks off the Kentucky Derby Festival excitement. If attending for the first time, try and get there early so you can enjoy the air show. The air show runs…

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