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. […]

Moving Company Reviews: Mac’s Moving, Louisville, KY

    Since you last moved, there are some new options to consider when choosing a vendor to transport your possessions to your new home. One of them is a family owned company named Mac’s Moving of Louisville, Kentucky. http://macsmoving.net. Mac’s is owned by Debbie and Chase Taylor. Mac’s Moving capabilities: Mac’s Moving is exclusively […]

Downsizing Options: Condo Review – Swan Pointe Condominiums Louisville, KY

  Swan Pointe: This condominium complex is located off Ellingsworth Lane in Louisville. From downtown Louisville, take I64 east to the northbound Blankenbaker Road exit. At the first light turn right on Ellingsworth Lane. Follow about ½ mile to the subdivision entrance on the right. General Description: This complex was built around 2000 and consists […]

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 […]

Saving Your KY Home From the Chopping Block. Can a Mortgage Modification Help?

  It has been since around 2009 that there was positive news about the Kentucky real estate market, when it was reported that the number of foreclosures went down by 20%. However, since then there has been a gradual rise in the number of foreclosures with lenders sustaining huge losses, due to the inability of […]

Steps Involved in Buying a Home – Part 1.

  The primary steps in buying a home are listed below.  ·        Getting preapproved for a mortgage; ·         Finding an experienced Realtor; ·         Searching for your home; ·        Conducting due diligence; ·        Writing an offer; ·        Negotiating the contract; ·        Conducting inspections and requesting repairs; ·        Inspecting the repairs; ·        Navigating the lender’s appraisal; ·        […]

How to De Clutter.

  Sooner or later you and I and everyone else will need to decide how to intelligently de clutter and thereby downsize our possessions. This task is especially difficult, if you have inherited antiques or other items, which may have significant value. In some instances, older furniture, paintings, jewelry, silverware, china, collectibles and certain memorabilia […]

Review of Storage Facilities in Louisville, KY – Extra Space Storage Inc.

  Extra Space Storage: Extra Space Storage Inc (NYSE: EXR) is a real estate investment trust based in Salt Lake City, Utah. EXR is the second largest operator of self storage in the U.S., and is a national owner, developer, acquirer and operator of professionally managed self-storage properties. EXR wholly owns or has a partial […]

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 […]

Benefits of Home Downsizing and Obtaining Your New Mortgage.

  This is the first of a series of guest blog posts by Sameer Aziz. Sameer is a Home Mortgage Consultant with Wells Fargo Home Mortgage. Are you considering downsizing?  Right now could be the best time for you to make the move.  With the housing market turning recently, home sales are increasing month by month.  This […]