Downsizing Options: Condo Review – Woodspointe 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 […]

Condo Review – Baxter Loop Condominiums Louisville KY

  Location: Heading north on Bardstown Road, turn left on Ellwood Avenue, which runs into Baxter Avenue. This complex is just south of Grinstead Drive.   General Description: According to the master deed, this complex consists of three 2-story, brick buildings and 28 individual ranch style units. It was initially and apartment complex, which was […]

Mortgage Approval – Changes Since The Financial Meltdown of 2008

  Most, if not all, persons seeking to buy a home are finding the mortgage approval process to be quite frustrating, due to the volume of documentation required by lenders and the length of time before a final approval is received. Yesterday I attended a seminar designed to explain why the mortgage approval process has […]

FHA No Flipping Rule: Reinstated in June 2015.

  The FHA rule prohibiting house “flipping” during the 90 days period after the home is acquired was reinstated in June 2015. http://bit.ly/2gNcPh3 Investors who use FHA guaranteed mortgages to acquire single family homes may not resell the property within the 90 day period, beginning on the day the deed was recorded. Beginning on the  91st […]

Downsizing Options: Condo Review – Spring Arbor Garden Homes Louisville KY

  Location: This development is located off of Route 146 just northeast of I-265. After exiting from I-265, turn right on Station Spring Road, which is about 1/4 mile from the exit.   General Description: According to the Master Deed, this patio home complex, which was developed between 1997 and about 2005, consists of 16 brick […]

Downsizing Options: Condo Review – Sanctuary Condominiums Louisville KY

  Location: This condominium complex is located off Watterson Trail between I-64 and Shelbyville Road. Take the Blankenbaker exit off I-64 and head north towards Shelbyville Road. Turn left on Watterson Trail and the entrance to the complex is about ½ mile down the road on the right. (It’s behind Southeast Christian Church.)   General […]

Downsizing Options: Condo Review – Spindlewick Condominiums Louisville KY

  Location: This complex is located on Washburn Avenue, which connects to both Westport Road and New La Grange Road.   General Description: According to the master deed, this small condominium complex consists of five, 2-story, wooden buildings, each of which contain eight individual units. This development was constructed during the last half of the […]

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 […]

Review of The Falls at Old Henry Condominiums Louisville, KY

  The Falls at Old Henry: This condominium complex is located off Old Henry Road and is about 1 mile east of the Snyder Expressway’s Old Henry Road exit. General Description: The development of this complex was begun around 2007 and remains incomplete, as there’s space for one more building. It currently consists of 28 […]

Downsizing Options: Condo Review – The Ridge at Old Henry Louisville, KY

Location: This small patio home complex is located off Old Henry Road in eastern Jefferson County. Take I-265 to the Old Henry exit and travel east on Old Henry for about 1.25 miles, which involves going through one traffic light. At the stop sign turn right and the subdivision entrance is on your immediate right. […]