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Local and market information about the Kentucky Lake area of Western Kentucky.
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Governor Beshear announces help for first-time home buyers    Many states have set up special programs to help potential first-time home buyers overcome the obstacles in buying their first home.  The Kentucky Association of REALTORS would like to inform its members of a special initiative in Ken...
04/23/2009
This photo is the courtesy of Gary Whittington, Benton KY.  All Rights Reserved. Any use of this photo, including reproduction, modification, distribution or republication, without the prior written consent of Gary Whittington, is strictly prohibited. Permission may be sent through me at ronspan...
01/21/2009
Well, here in Western Kentucky, Benton is very proud of it's tradition of celebrating Tater Day. To celebrate Tater Day; we have a Tater Day Parade, Tater Day Flea Market, Tater Day Carnival and even a Tater Day Queen and a Junior Miss Tater! Stop laughing!.....Come on! Your community probably ha...
01/12/2009
I recieved a notice from ERBY CROFUTT - B4U CLOSE HOME INSPECTIONS that he would be attending a conference here in Western Kentucky on January 10, 2009 and wanted to know if we wanted to meet in person. You see, I'm a newby here at ActiveRain and my first postings were only listings. Erby was the...
01/11/2009
This photo is the courtesy of Gary Whittington, Benton KY.  All Rights Reserved. Any use of this photo, including reproduction, modification, distribution or republication, without the prior written consent of Gary Whittington, is strictly prohibited. Permission may be sent through me at ronspan...
01/07/2009
HAVE YOU HEARD ABOUT THE SNOW IN WESTERN KENTUCKY? NO? THEN LISTEN UP! Photo by Gary Whittington, Benton KY   Where we live in Western Kentucky near Kentucky Lake, we only average about 10 inches of snow per year! We enjoy 4 seasons (it would get boring having the same weather all the time, would...
01/06/2009
The Kentucky Lake waterfront real estate market in Marshall County remained strong this year. Year to date listings sold were only 1 less than 2007 while the total and average sold prices are up. The following data is taken from our MLS:   Total sales for 2008 are up 10% over 2004. Although total...
12/29/2008
FORECLOSURE OPPORTUNITIES MARKET REPORT FOR WESTERN KENTUCKY December 27, 2008 There are currently 6 foreclosed properties for sale in Marshall County, KY ranging in price from a low of $19,900 to $110,000. Compare this to the entire MLS which includes all counties from Caldwell County west to th...
12/27/2008
This photo was taken by my son's fiance near Kentucky Lake this fall 2008. One of God's miracles!  
12/26/2008
I just completed my first long distance sight-unseen sale and although I was very nervous it went through just fine. The Buyer was here from out of state and I showed him a few properties. He made an offer on one but the Seller countered. We raised our offer but the Seller went up on his price! B...
12/18/2008
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