What Everyone Should Know About Lead-Based Paint.

What Everyone Should Know About Lead-Based Paint. Summary: The federal government outlawed lead-based paint in 1978. However, even though the interiors and exteriors of all pre-1978 homes may have subsequently been repainted, lead is toxic and represents a very significant health hazard. The E.P.A estimates that homes built before 1978 have about a 75% chance […]

How To Save Money on Your HVAC Systems.

  When you own your own home, one significant potential expense is the repair or replacement of your furnace and/or air conditioning systems. Fortunately, these systems typically last at least 12 – 15 years; however, with some TLC they can last much longer. The “Clean & Check:” The most cost effective way to extend their […]

Condo Review – Coppershire Condominium Homes Louisville, KY

  Coppershire is located on Lake Avenue, which intersects Mellwood Ave about ½ mile west of where Mellwood connects with Zorn Avenue. The simplest directions are to take the Zorn Avenue exit from I-71 and head south to the first possible right, which is Mellwood Avenue. General Description: This development, which was originally an apartment […]

How to Prepare The Exterior of Your Home.

    How to Prepare the Exterior of Your Home. The preparation of the exterior of your home is as important, if not more important, than the preparation of the interior! Why? The goal during the listing period is to maximize the number of people who see your home. We want buzz, and people talking […]

Downsizing options and types of homes to consider.

Is your current home too large? Are you considering buying something smaller? I’ve already experienced this change and I hope the following commentary will help you better understand your options and avoid some major pitfalls. Assuming you want to buy another home and not rent, there are three primary types of properties you might consider: single family […]

Reasons to downsize. How much space do I need?

I’ve always wanted to share my experiences related to downsizing from a larger home to something smaller. While everyone’s situation will differ, there are some aspects of such a change that will repeat. By sharing my experiences and ideas, I hope to help you through the process and avoid some of the pitfalls I encountered. […]

Downsizing Options: Condo Review of Hurstbourne Ridge Condominium Association Louisville, KY

  Condominiums in Jeffersontown, Kentucky Hurstbourne Ridge Condominium Association: Located between Six Mile Lane and Ridgehurst Place and runs parallel to south Hurstbourne Pkwy. General Description: Built in 1994-1995. Consists of 18 brick buildings and 176 individual units. There is some vinyl trim on the second story. The design of the buildings is such that there are ground level […]

Downsizing Options: Condo Review – Gardens at Dorsey Patio Homes Louisville, KY

  The Gardens at Dorsey: This patio home development is located off Shelbyville Road and is about one half mile from the intersection of Dorsey Lane and Shelbyville Road. The complex is on the right, just before you reach Ward Avenue.   General Description:  This upscale patio home complex was developed in the early 2000’s […]

Downsizing Options: Condo Review – Gardens of Eastern Parkway Louisville, KY

  Location: This complex is on the northwest corner of the intersection of Eastern Parkway and Goss Ave/Poplar Level Road. General Description: This brick and vinyl complex was built during the first half of the 1990’s, according to the Master Deed and PVA records. It is an unusual complex, as the styles of the buildings […]

Downsizing Options: Condo Review – Woodspointe Condos Louisville, KY

  Directions: This complex is located near the intersection of Taylorsville Road and Browns Lane. Take I-264 to the Taylorsville exit and head east. Travel about 1.2 miles and make a left at the light onto Browns Lane (just past the Breckinridge Lane intersection). Woodspointe is just down the street on the left. The address […]