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What is a Home Inspection?

Home Inspection in Kentucky

What is a home inspection?

A home inspection is likely one of the most important parts of a home purchase process. Without a home inspection, how would you know if everything in your new home is in safe and working order? A home inspection is a way to protect the buyer from purchasing a home that is unsafe or will need costly repairs. Every buyer of a home is given the opportunity to conduct a home inspection, even if the home is sold-as-is.

A general home inspection isn’t only meant for previously owned single family homes. A home inspection...

Patio Home Living in Louisville: Is it Right for Me?

10108 Cave Creek Rd

Why is patio home living so appealing? Steve Dobbs has lived in his patio home in Forest Village for five years now.  He wrote about his initial reaction to living in a Forest Village patio home when he made the move in 2011. Steve says that he would never go back to living in a single family home. For those unsure if patio home living is the right choice, consider the following:

  • Yardwork Eliminated-...

102 Sunnyside Ct, Pewee Valley, KY 40056

102 Sunnyside Court is now under contract. Stay tuned for future opportunities or call The Hollinden Team at 502-429-3866 for more information homes in Pewee Valley. Located in the heart of Pewee Valley, you will find this beautiful home on Sunnyside Ct. in Edgewood Manor. As you arrive at this home, you will notice the lush green lawn and beautiful mature trees. If you love the outdoors, this is the home for you. This home sits on a stunning 2.08 acres. Both the front yard and back yard are large. Think about all the space and privacy you would have if you owned this home! This home would be a perfect location for summer cookouts and parties.

102 Sunnyside Ct Front...

Selling Your Home in Louisville

Selling your home in Louisville: Prepare your home for fall/winter

Selling Your Home in Louisville

This summer, we experienced a record-breaking real estate market in Louisville. We have seen the lowest inventory in years in summer of 2016. In addition, many homes haven't lasted on the market more than a day. Some homes even sold within a few hours!  Moving into the colder months, market conditions could change quite a bit. Here are a few tips for selling your home in the fall and winter in Louisville:

Price it Right: You should price your home right in any season; however,...

Kentucky State Fair Information

Kentucky State Fair Information

It’s almost that time of year again! Every August, Kentuckians look forward to the Kentucky State Fair. The Kentucky State Fair will take place August 18th-August 28th at the Kentucky Fairgrounds. Admission at the gate for adults, seniors and children are $10. Children under five years old can enter for free. If you want to save a little bit of money on admission, you can purchase your tickets online in advance for $6. You can purchase your tickets on Ticketmaster until midnight on August 16th or at Kroger through August 17th at 10 p.m. Parking will cost $8 per car and $20 for buses. You can also purchase parking in advance for $5 at the Kentucky Exposition Center or at Kroger. For...

Most Expensive Homes For Sale in Louisville

Ever curious to know where the most expensive homes on the Louisville real estate market are located? Louisville currently has several homes listed for over a million dollars! In today’s blog, we are going to look at the top five most expensive homes for sale in Louisville:

1.) 5802 River Road, Louisville, KY 40059

5802 River Road is no longer on the market.             

List Price: $16,000,000

This home is currently the most expensive home listed on the Louisville real estate market. As you could imagine, a home this expensive is going to be impressive! This home features FOUR homes and 148 acres! The main house is a whopping 12,000 square feet. There is also a 20,000 square foot barn with 24 stalls! In addition, there is also a 30,000 square foot outdoor arena and eight paddocks.  This home is listed by First Realty Group.


Buying Your First Home in Louisville

why should you buy a home in the fall and winter?

Why Should You Buy a Home in the Fall and Winter?

For buyers, the fall and winter can be a great time to purchase a home. This summer has been one of the most competitive real estate markets in years. Buyers purchasing a home this fall and winter may experience a more relaxed environment when searching for a home. Here are a few reasons to buy a home in the fall and winter:

- Sellers are More Serious: The most popular time to put your home on the market is in the spring and summer. If a seller puts their home on the market in the fall or winter, it usually is because they are serious about selling their home. If a seller is serious, sometimes negotiation is easier....