One occupation in the real estate community that can be greatly misunderstood is real estate appraisers. You might think it is a straightforward task—assigning market value to a property—but you’d be wrong.
Americans are very consumer conscious. It’s a fact. Whether it’s buying the tastiest beverage at Starbucks, or finding the best bang-for-your-buck flat screen at Best Buy, or even when it comes to buying a new home, we think to ourselves, “I’ve got this.” But when it comes to building a house, you might ask, “Do I Need a Realtor?”
Wide avenues, big homes, and beautiful gardens: the yard is as much a part of rural Americana as baseball games and BBQs. We spend a big portion of our lives enjoying campfires, splashing around in the pool, and enjoying peaceful evenings on the porch. But yards aren’t just about quintessential American life – in fact, they are a real estate investment that could make or break your next sale. Read on to learn more about selling your Louisville home.
According to recent data, home sales in 2015 have gone up in Louisville over the last few years. While this is great news overall, it carries with it the risk of listing agents getting sloppy with their marketing techniques. After all, if homes are practically “selling themselves” that doesn’t leave much incentive for agents to give it their best, does it?
When I was searching across the interwebs for the topic How to Become a Successful Real Estate Agent something occurred to me. One of the most searched-for themes on all of the Internet is “How do I become a successful…” and then different highly-searched things follow the words:
Hello and welcome to this full-featured, tell-all piece that will expose you to the truth behind popular real estate myths. Many of these widely held beliefs seem, at first blush, like common sense but I will bust these myths and explain what’s really going on.
Louisville is a popular, affordable vacation destination. However, it’s understandable that Kentucky residents often prefer to take trips a little further from home. The state of Kentucky isn’t on the coast, but that doesn’t mean homeowners can’t dream of owning their own beachfront property.
New home buyers almost always have an opinion on what style of house they want. They love the charm of the Craftsman style; they long for the simplicity of a Ranch; they’ve always dreamed of living in a stately Victorian, or they grew up in a classic Cape Cod and that’s what their heart is set on.
The question is, do any of these potential homeowners actually know what makes a house a Craftsman or a Cape Cod or a Ranch?
For many individuals and businesses, a high-speed internet connection has become less a desirable feature and more an indispensable one. A report from the United Nations, in fact, described internet access in general as a basic human right. Here’s the quote: “The internet is one of the most powerful instruments of the 21st century for increasing transparency in the conduct of the powerful, access to information, and for facilitating active citizen participation in building democratic societies.”