The home selling process can seem overwhelming to some people – especially when you’re a first time home seller. There are a lot of aspects to consider, both before and during the selling process, so using a knowledgeable and experienced real estate agent can make all the difference!
To help you better understand what to expect when selling your home, we have created this easy to follow list for your reference. If you have any further questions, don’t hesitate to give Louisville Real Estate Pros a call at 502-435-5524.
This spacious brick home for sale is located in the Spring Valley neighborhood in Louisville’s East End. A ranch-style home with 2,362 square feet of space definitely creates a sprawling feel as there is plenty of room to spread out inside!
As you drive through the area, the mature trees and vibrant flowers will create quite the relaxing atmosphere. An added bonus is the fact that you can enjoy this type of tree-covered neighborhood but still maintain the convenience of nearby amenities. Holiday Manor and The Paddock Shoppes are just two of the major shopping and dining areas located minutes from this home. The close proximity to multiple highways means you can easily get to anywhere in Louisville within minutes as well.
In short, the answer is most likely yes. However, each situation is different so a discussion with your insurance agent is your best bet. In many cases, your homeowners insurance will cover damages to your pool due to storms, falling trees, etc. Depending on your basic coverage limitations, your insurance agent might suggest increasing your coverage based on the size of the pool and any other accessories such as a deck or slides.
You will also want to take a look at your liability coverage. It will likely be suggested that you extend your coverage with the increase...
This beautiful 1.5-story home in the Billtown Farms subdivision is located near the popular area of Jeffersontown, Kentucky. Jeffersontown boasts an ever-growing residential and business area complete with tons of restaurants and shopping options.
This beautiful townhome, located in the area of Prospect, KY, offers the opportunity for total relaxation. Over 1,900 square feet of space provides plenty of room to spread out and enjoy the sights of the Hunting Creek Golf Course. Imagine sipping your morning cup of coffee on your private balcony – straight from the master bedroom – while overlooking the area’s premier 18-hole golf course. It’s golf course living at its finest!
Homes sold from January through May this year showed an 11.53% increase compared to January through May in 2015 with growth from 5,818 homes sold in 2015 to 6,489 homes sold in 2016. When looking individual MLS areas, Jefferson County had an increase of 9%...
This wonderful 1,375 sq. foot home is located in the popular area of Hikes Point. This part of Louisville, KY is centrally located and really makes any commute as easy as can be. Just about 10 miles from downtown and even less than that from the East End, it’s really a breeze to enjoy your time anywhere in the city! Nearby, you can enjoy places like Seneca Park (in the Crescent Hill neighborhood) or Restaurant Row (in the Highlands). Hikes Point offers all these nearby amenities; it isn’t difficult to see why so many people love this area!
Posted by Pam Ruckriegel on Monday, February 1, 2016 at 11:27 AMBy Pam Ruckriegel / February 1, 2016Comment
Our business is growing!
2015 was a successful year for Louisville Real Estate Pros and all of our clients! We are dedicated to providing the best client experience in Louisville, so we commit to continuing our education to stay up-to-date with all of our area's market trends. We look forward to an even better 2016!
Posted by Pam Ruckriegel on Sunday, January 24, 2016 at 9:41 PMBy Pam Ruckriegel / January 24, 2016Comment
Update: Sold as of 4/8/16!
This nicely maintained condo, in the popular area of Middletown, KY, is now sold! Its two bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms have been cared for in a way that makes the place Move-In Ready; all you need to do is add your own personal touches! A Move-In Ready home is great for anyone who is hoping to move in and go – make any desired changes at your leisure. There’s no pressure there!
Planning to sell your Louisville home? It might worth more than you think!
The 2nd floor condo has both an exterior entrance to the building and the private entry to the home, so you will feel extra...
Posted by Pam Ruckriegel on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 11:44 AMBy Pam Ruckriegel / December 5, 2015Comment
A Louisville Christmas tradition!
As one of Louisville’s largest Christmas extravaganzas, Christmas at the Galt House Hotel is beloved by people of all ages. With activities and experiences to please those young and old, it will be easy to fall in love with it all! Looking for the perfect place to watch your little one’s eyes fill with holiday wonder? Bring them to see all the lights and sounds of the season! Searching for a place to experience a one-of-a-kind date night with your loved one? Check out the Pam Tillis dinner show and finish the night with a carriage ride around downtown Louisville. Christmas at the Galt House offers it all!
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Hours of operation: November 19 – December 27, 2015 Monday – Saturday: 10am – 8pm Sunday: 12pm – 6pm
Have you checked out Lights Under Louisville?
While you're at it, check these out:
KaLightoscope Luminaries – A combination of A Christmas Carol performers, luminaries and projections make this a holiday light experience you don’t want to miss!
Christmas Village – Children’s activities give the kids...
Posted by Pam Ruckriegel on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 10:49 AMBy Pam Ruckriegel / December 5, 2015Comment
Looking for a Christmas lights display that the whole family can enjoy? Then you have to check out Lights Under Louisville! Located in the Louisville Mega Cavern, at 1841 Taylor Ave. Louisville, KY 40213, this is an underground light show that you don’t want to miss. (It’s fun to know that you’re driving directly under the Louisville Zoo when you’re in the Mega Cavern!)
Drive your own car through the cavern while listening to the holiday sounds of the season. Over 850 characters are cued to light up to the holiday music while 2,000,000 twinkling lights fill the cavern. Have the kids roll down their windows and see who can spot their favorite festive characters!
Lights Under Louisville runs now until January 3, 2016. It’s open Monday – Friday, from 6pm until 10pm. On Saturdays and Sundays, you can enjoy the lights from 5pm until 10pm. Weekends tend to get busy. So although they have the line...
Posted by Pam Ruckriegel on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 10:07 AMBy Pam Ruckriegel / December 5, 2015Comment
Holiday fun for the whole family!
The Louisville Zoo is always a family favorite during our city’s beautiful spring and summer days. But did you know that a visit to the Zoo can be just as awesome during the cooler months? That’s right! Grab your tickets to the Louisville Zoo’s Santa Safari and get in the holiday spirit alongside the animals!
Event dates and times are as follows: Saturday, December 12 – 10am, 12pm, & 2pm Sunday, December 13 – 10am, 12pm, & 2pm Saturday, December 19 – 10am, 12pm, & 2pm Sunday, December 20 - 10am, 12pm, & 2pm
Visit with Santa, and take home your own photo with the big guy. You’ll have a chance to meet Mrs. Claus as well! There will be festive holiday snacks and refreshments, and kids will be able to make a special craft with Santa’s elves. Enjoy music and the company of friends and family in the warmth of an indoor area at...
Posted by Pam Ruckriegel on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 9:26 AMBy Pam Ruckriegel / December 5, 2015Comment
Located at 1315 Herr Ln. Louisville, KY 40222, Westport Village is an ever-changing outdoor shopping experience. With popular restaurants, unique retail options, and local businesses all within the same plaza, Westport Village can easily be your one-stop-shop for an afternoon of relaxed entertainment.
Posted by Pam Ruckriegel on Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 2:49 PMBy Pam Ruckriegel / December 3, 2015Comment
The 35th Annual Celebration!
Do you love the city of Anchorage, KY? Then you should check out Christmas in Anchorage! Held each year at Anchorage Public School (11400 Ridge Rd. Anchorage, KY 40223), this event provides fun for the whole family. Start the day off with Breakfast with Santa, and even get a picture with the Big Guy in Red. Students from the school with perform their Holiday Concerts in the morning as well.
Spend the day exploring the Holiday Boutique; over 80 vendors will be present to help you make a serious dent in your Christmas shopping. There will be coffee and lunch available (and of course plenty of treats too!) Home baked goods can be purchased from local Anchorage families. Nothing says “Christmas” like some yummy homemade goodies!
Planning to sell your home? It might be worth more than you think!...
Posted by Pam Ruckriegel on Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 8:00 PMBy Pam Ruckriegel / December 2, 2015Comment
It's the most wonderful time of the year!
If you are searching for a holiday activity or two to get into the Christmas spirit, Louisville, KY has you covered. From church pageants and visits with Santa to local shopping fairs and extravagant dinner parties, there is truly an event to please everyone! Adults and children alike are sure to enjoy our city’s large variety of holiday themed events during the month of December.
Holiday activities are a great way to experience the wintry beauty of a new area of Louisville as well. Check out our list here and you’ll be feeling downright jolly in no time!
Where to See Holiday Lights in Louisville, KY
Nothing fills me with more holiday spirit than twinkling Christmas lights. Whether it’s a leisurely drive through a festive neighborhood or a light show visited by the masses, seeing carefully hung strings of those blinking bulbs reminds me to take a breath and enjoy the season. While there are numerous light-filled events all over the city, here are some of our favorites:
Lights Under Louisville – Located in the Louisville Mega Cavern, Lights Under Louisville is a drive through light show. It’s fully underground! Check out more information here.
Posted by Pam Ruckriegel on Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 10:00 PMBy Pam Ruckriegel / December 1, 2015Comment
Get in the Holiday Spirit at Light Up La Grange!
This event is truly a treat for people of all ages. On Saturday, December 5, 2015, gather with your family and friends to experience the lights, sounds, and smiling faces that come with the most wonderful time of the year!
The event runs from 3pm until 8pm. There will be holiday lightings in 3 separate locations in downtown La Grange: at the Railroad Museum, along Main Street, and at the Courthouse Square. If you’re visiting to see the one and only Santa (and Mrs. Claus, of course), you’ll find them at Courthouse Square. Enjoy festive holiday music and Christmas cheer while you’re at it!
Posted by Pam Ruckriegel on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 12:48 PMBy Pam Ruckriegel / November 17, 2015Comment
A Tour in Photographs
The city of Anchorage, Kentucky is known for its small town atmosphere and natural beauty. No other place in Louisville offers this combination of historic homes, mature tree coverage, local Fire and Police Departments, and beautiful walking trail in the same way that Anchorage does. It’s truly a one-of-a-kind place in Louisville, KY’s East End.
Planning to sell your home? It might be worth more than you think!
This beauty is absolutely magnified with the changing of the fall leaves. The roads winding throughout Anchorage, KY are hidden away beneath the canopy of colorful trees. It’s hard to believe that just minutes away are some of Louisville’s most popular shopping centers and busy roadways!
The varying kinds of properties here give Anchorage, KY its unique charm. Some residents love the area for the wonderfully maintained subdivisions. Others are drawn by the numerous sweeping, multi-acre ...
Posted by Pam Ruckriegel on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 10:23 PMBy Pam Ruckriegel / November 10, 2015Comment
Update: Sold as of 2/11/16!
This 1,804 square foot home is not only a great find, but it’s also Move In Ready! With 5 bedrooms and two full bathrooms, there is plenty of space to make this home your own. Do you need multiple rooms for your growing family? Do you work from home and need extra space for a private office? What about a separate play room for the little ones? Whatever your personal situation, 278 Berger Farm Dr. could be the one for you!
Planning to sell your home? It might be worth more than you think!
The set up in the living room and kitchen is ideal for anyone who loves to entertain. An open flow sets the perfect scene for gathering with your family and friends during the holidays. Enjoy entertaining outdoors? A walk out, straight from the kitchen to the deck, makes enjoying a meal outdoors super easy. It doesn’t get much better than that!
As for the Mt. Washington area, spend your time enjoy the beautiful outdoors. Bullitt County has some gorgeous parks to check out. What’s the best news? The garage here has plenty of space for all your outdoor gear. It’s an over-sized two car garage, so you can easily fit the largest...
Posted by Pam Ruckriegel on Monday, November 9, 2015 at 9:00 AMBy Pam Ruckriegel / November 9, 2015Comment
Home Staging - not just for the professionals!
The words “Home Staging” tend to mean different things to different people. The big picture of Home Staging, however, is pretty simple. It comes down to cleaning up, clearing out, and arranging furniture and décor in a way that will appeal to potential buyers. The overall goal of staging your home is to grab a buyer’s attention and result in a quick sale at your preferred price. Talk to your experienced Realtor about Home Staging; they should be able to give you some pointers to get the process moving.
Planning to sell your Louisville home? It might be worth more than you think!
If you are preparing to sell your home, you may wonder how important Home Staging really is in the long run. A buyer will end up making the house their own eventually, won’t they? So why does Home Staging make such a difference? Can we get our home sold without focusing on Staging? Let’s get some of these home selling questions answered with our 4 reasons why Home Staging...
Posted by Pam Ruckriegel on Friday, November 6, 2015 at 10:00 AMBy Pam Ruckriegel / November 6, 2015Comment
When planning to buy a home, there are a lot of things to consider. What are you looking for? What are you willing to pay? Where are you going to look? These questions are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to finding your perfect home. Because there are so many aspects of the home buying process, many people decide to work with a Buyer’s Agent. Here are 8 benefits of working with a Buyer’s Agent that you may want to consider also.
#1. A Buyer’s Agent will know about the current real estate market. As a buyer, maybe you have already done some research. You may have a pretty solid grasp on what you can expect to find when starting your search. However, a Buyer’s Agent has that knowledge and plus some. Their experience from working first hand with other buyers puts them personally in the know. Working with an Agent can give you the upper hand when it comes to truly understanding the current state of the Louisville market.
Planning to sell your home? It might be worth more than you think!
#2. A Buyer’s Agent will help you manage your expectations. A good Agent will take the time to sit with you and discuss ...