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 […]

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. […]

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 1980’s. […]

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 Description: […]

Downsizing Options: Condo Review – Wynfield Town Homes Louisville KY

  Location: This upscale, small, town home community is tucked away off Brownsboro Road just down the street from the Crescent Hill Park Golf Course. Follow Brownsboro Road to Belvar Avenue and then turn right on Madelle Avenue. General Description: This is one of the prettiest town home communities in Louisville. The homes are situated […]

Downsizing Options- Condo Review of Hurstbourne Springs Condominiums Louisville, KY

  Hurstbourne Springs Condominiums: Located just north of Six Mile Lane off of South Hurstbourne Parkway. The community is accessed from Raintree Dr, which intersects South Hurstbourne Parkway. General Description: Construction spanned a period from approximately 1997-2002.   According to the Master Deed, the complex consists of 160 brick units. The units are either 1 or […]

Downsizing Options: Condo Review of Highwood Condominium Association Louisville, KY

  Highwood Condominium Association: Located off of Mellwood Avenue about 1/5th of a mile from the intersection of Mellwood and Zorn Avenues. General Description: According to the Master Deed, this complex was built in the early 1980s and consists of eight, secured, two story, brick buildings holding 128 individual units. Each unit is a 1-bedroom […]

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 […]

Downsizing Options: Condo Review – Pinehurst Green Louisville, KY

  Location: Pinehurst Green is located in eastern Jefferson County off of Hurstbourne Parkway between Dorsey Lane and Route 146 (La Grange Rd). Follow Hurstbourne Parkway north to a right turn on Morat Ave, which is just .2 miles beyond the intersection of Hurstbourne and Dorsey Lane. General Description:  This patio home complex, which was […]

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. […]