With the Derby and Preakness behind us, I thought I’d utilize an appropriate theme in the title. Over on the Louisville Homes Blog (now retired), I’ve been writing consistently on reasons why people should be investing in real estate right now. Whether that’s improving their own home or taking advantage of the current market conditions to improve their portfolio, there’s just too much to like about Louisville real estate right now.
We all have heard that the housing market is “down.” It’s taking longer for people to sell their homes and some just won’t sell at all. (This is primarily true in the higher price ranges.) While this is tremendous news for Louisville home buyers, sellers continue to have a difficult time.
As a Louisville home seller, you’ll need to find out more about moving your belongings before getting started. Moving can be an organized state of affairs or it can be a disorganized disaster just waiting to happen. Here are some must-have tips you need to know before planning your move.
Amid the dozens of bathtub overlay companies, tool shed builders, and assorted specialty sales companies (need a new cell phone case?) you’ll find some intriguing booths at this year’s Louisville Home Garden and Remodeling show which starts today.
Although the US economy and the housing market seem to finally be on an upward trend, we are still recovering from what was one of history’s nastiest and most volatile recessions. First-time buyers are still finding it difficult to get a good rate on a mortgage and many people are still struggling to sell their homes.
Because of this, the question arises for sellers; “Should I sell my Louisville home or should I rent it?”
I just read a great piece by Dave Kansas over at SmartMoney called, Real Estate: Finally a Good Investment? (Editor: The article has since been removed) where he admitted that while the real estate market as a whole has a lot of problems, buying residential real estate makes sense.
According to a National Association of Realtors survey, the following are the top remodeling trends for 2011. These aren't specific home improvement projects but more like mindsets and attitudes towards…
Isn’t all of our new technology fun? Honestly, raise your hand if you thought a few years ago that for the price of a few hundred dollars a person could let his smartphone “listen” to the music on the car stereo and tell him what song it is, who it’s by and even purchase and download the song immediately? Amazing! That application is called Shazam and it’s free! Wow.