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Wednesday, March 31, 2021

February 2021: Oldham County KY Real Estate Market Summary

February 2021: OLDHAM COUNTY MARKET SUMMARY We're back for another monthly Oldham County real estate market summary. We have seen some changes since January 2021. Absorption rates continue to dip (number of available homes during a given ...  Read More

Thursday, February 25, 2021

January 2021: Oldham County KY Real Estate Market Summary

january 2021: OLDHAM COUNTY MARKET SUMMARY January brought us frigid temperatures and record low housing inventory. Looking back at our January 2017 Oldham County Real Estate Statistics blog, it shows how low housing inventory is now. Inventory is ...  Read More


PREPARING YOUR HOME

With buyers, first impressions count. A small investment in time and money will give your home an edge over other listings in the area when the time comes to show it to a prospective buyer.

SOME SUGGESTIONS THAT WILL HELP YOU GET TOP MARKET VALUE:

GENERAL MAINTENANCE

  • Oil squeaky doors
  • Tighten doorknobs
  • Replace burned out lights
  • Clean and repair windows
  • Touch up chipped paint
  • Repair cracked plaster
  • Repair leaking taps and toilets

SPIC AND SPAN

  • Shampoo carpets
  • Clean all floors and surfaces
  • Clean entire home
  • Clean furnace
  • Clean refrigerator and stove
  • Clean and freshen bathrooms
  • Vacuum air vents and returns

THE FIRST IMPRESSION

  • Clean and tidy entrance
  • Functional doorbell
  • Polish door hardware

CURB APPEAL

  • Cut lawns
  • Trim shrubs and lawns
  • Weed and edge gardens
  • Pick up any litter
  • Clear walk and driveway of leaves
  • Repair gutters and eaves
  • Touch up exterior paint

THE BUYING ATMOSPHERE

  • Be absent during showings
  • Turn on all lights
  • Open drapes & blinds in the daytime
  • Play quiet background music
  • Keep pets outdoors
  • Clean pet sleeping/eating area
  • Clean cat box twice/day

THE SPACIOUS LOOK

  • Clear stairs and halls
  • Store excess furniture
  • Clear counters and stove
  • Make closets neat and tidy
  • Put away any unnecessary clutter


** For many people, clutter is the number one issue. You may consider renting storage until you house is sold. The cost is minimal and the difference can be dramatic.