General Articles Relating to Real Estate

Traffic Cams in Louisville: What to Know

Most people freak out if they see blinking lights in their rearview mirror. You would too, right? What about those invisible cameras taking pictures of your car? I mean, there are traffic cams in Louisville just like every other city. Here’s what you need to know.

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Sometimes you have a warning sign, others times you don’t.

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Covid-19 and Mortgages: What Will Happen?

2020 has come upon the world with wrath like no other. Uncontrollable fires in California, and Australia, mass flooding, and now the worldwide pandemic Covid-19. We are facing challenges that have not been seen in a long time and this is having very real consequences on the way we live our every day lives, and how we will come out of this disease and back into the normal swing of things. There’s a major question regarding what will happen with Covid-19 and mortgages for the rest of year.

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Predicting the future is always full of peril. Trying to predict with will happen with Covid-19 and mortgages is equally challenging.

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What You Should Know When Renting a Storage Unit

Renting a storage unit is a smart move for many people. You may be moving to a smaller house and need a place where you can keep your extra belongings. Maybe, you need a place to store things while decluttering before a move. A storage unit will also come in handy if you are looking for storage space for your business. Regardless of the reasons for renting a storage unit, here are a few things you should know that can help you have a positive experience when renting a storage unit. 

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Architect Jobs That Are Most in Demand

If you have been gearing up to enter the field of architecture, you are probably all set with the most impressive credentials you can get. Maybe a Bachelors’s or Masters’s degree in architecture from a reputed, accredited college, a specialization in some area, and the requisite licensing. That’s a lot right there. Now you’re looking for architect jobs.

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The next step is to determine where to focus your energies. This way you have a steady stream of projects flowing in with a good potential for earning. In the current environment, this is possible in the following three areas.


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Help Your Employees During a Transition to a New Place

Bringing on a new member of the team is exciting. After all the time spent searching for the right candidate to fill the role you need in your company, you’ve finally found the right person for the job. The only issue is they have to move to work for you. How can you best help your employees?

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7 Essential Real Estate Tech Tools for Today’s Successful Agent

Real estate agents must rely on building relationships with clients and positioning themselves as the go-to when it comes to buying/selling a home. The traditional way of meeting people at parties, door-knocking around neighborhoods, and calling people whenever you feel like it is near an end. Real estate tech is taking over!

Real estate has always been, and will always be about relationships. Understanding and relating to people is huge! But technology is advancing and new tools are coming out that are helping Realtors (and businesses in general) with their marketing to meet those clients so they can build those relationships.

If you’re a real estate agent, it’s vital to understand where the real estate and construction industry is heading so you can stay ahead of it and be successful.


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How to Divide Up a Property During a Divorce

When it comes to filing for a divorce, most people don’t realize how this action will affect their assets or property. In some cases, one or both people involved in the divorce have no idea what kind of property they own or how it should be divided between them. In this respect, it is important to have someone to provide you with legal help with family law matters so that you avoid making any mistakes during a divorce and possibly lose some of the assets that are yours to own.

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Divorce is difficult under every condition but selling a long-held family home makes it even more so.

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Louisville’s Best Dog Parks

For the one-third of Americans who have dogs, their pets are usually considered members of their families. However, as much as we might love our dogs, they’ve still got some pretty basic animal instincts. As responsible pet parents, we need to provide for those instincts to help our dogs live healthier, happier lives. Dog parks can be a great way to do this. The best Louisville dog parks offer your dog mental stimulation, interesting smells, exercise, and opportunities to socialize in a safe, controlled environment.

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Some parks are more dog-friendly than others. Why not visit all four of these Louisville dog parks?

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What Are Heat Recovery Systems?

Many believe that climate change is a danger and are looking for new, ultra-efficient, and renewable energy technologies. Solar energy is a great option! Wind energy is another method that is very efficient if done right. Heat recovery systems are a new technology that recycles the heat that’s in the air of your home. Read on to learn more.

A system that recovers heat can take many forms but ultimately work to save you money over the long run.

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Common House Fire Causes: What You Need to Know

Whether you’re a homeowner living in your own property or a landlord renting to a tenant, the last thing you want to happen is a house fire. Unfortunately, though, fires in homes arise thousands of times each year across the country. When one examines the causes of these fires, most of the time they’re due to the same types of triggers. Here are some of the most common house fire causes that you need to be aware of today.

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The Best Turfgrass for Your Property

Most homeowners want to give their property the best lawn on the block — and while lawn care is the most significant factor in making a lawn stand out, it remains important that the exact right grass is growing in the exact right environment. Because different turfgrasses were created for different temperatures, soil types, humidity, and light levels, not all grass will work on all properties. So what is the best turfgrass for your property?

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Maybe you’re thinking about selling your home this summer? If so, you’ll want your lawn looking its best. Here are a few guidelines for choosing the best turfgrass for your property, so you can be one step closer to having the best lawn in the neighborhood.


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What Are the Dangers of Mold in a Home; How to Solve It?

Owing to its rapid growth and a love for dark, damp places, mold can be a very sneaky substance. Its devious growth is further fueled by the fact that most people treat it with an “out-of-sight-out-of- mind” attitude. It’s easy to be oblivious to the dangers of mold. Mold is a type of fungus that can grow on almost everything but most often affects porous materials such as drywall. It spreads through the entire house by producing spores that become airborne and settle on other surfaces.

Here you can see that over a long period of time mold has weakened the sub-floor causing it to deteriorate.

While this may not appear like a grave issue, mold growth in a home poses serious health risks and a potential threat to the structural integrity of the property. Homeowners should, therefore, take proactive measures in suppressing and preventing its growth. The following information elaborates on the dangers of mold and how to deal with it.


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Fire Safety Advice for Your Home

Did you know that the leading cause of fires in the home is cooking equipment? And that heating appliances are the second most common cause of home fire fatalities. Read on to take in some fire safety advice to protect your home and family.

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