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By Dave Halpern, Louisville Short Sale Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Louisville East (502) 664-7827)
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Attractive landscaping for office buildings makes a more pleasing work environment, increases client satisfaction, and creates goodwill within the overall community.When employees and company owners drive and walk up to their workplace and are greeted by beautiful landscaping and flora, they can'...

By Dave Halpern, Louisville Short Sale Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Louisville East (502) 664-7827)
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What is going on in the real estate industry?In 1964, a youngster named Bob Dylan (fka Robert Zimmerman) from Hibbing, Minnesota wrote a song "The Times They Are A Changin' " That would be over 50 years ago. Fifty. Five-O. Half a century.Rings true today, more than ever. And the pace of change is...

By Dave Halpern, Louisville Short Sale Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Louisville East (502) 664-7827)
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What if you find the home of your dreams but it's too close to highway noise? If the highway noise doesn't bother you, should you buy it anyway?Take a look at this aerial view of this wonderful home on 1.15 acres of both cleared and wooded lot. It is a dream enclave.  Now take a look at the same ...

By Dave Halpern, Louisville Short Sale Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Louisville East (502) 664-7827)
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https://www.brivity.com/listings/3500-ripple-creek-louisville-ky-40229/propertyhttps://www.brivity.com/listings/3500-ripple-creek-louisville-ky-40229/propertyNew Listing!Buy your own 1.15 acre park-like setting! 4 bedroom home, 2 full baths. Private driveway splits and expands into large nice con...

By Dora Griffin, NMLS 6380
(D A Griffin Financial.LLC)
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 Turmoil in Washington Could Be Good For Rates Long term interest rates can hit some pretty rough patches. There is always something going on that drives them up or down. This week we've seen some changes because of the turmoil in Washington. The changes have been to the good because the news is ...

By Dave Halpern, Louisville Short Sale Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Louisville East (502) 664-7827)
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Dear Seller,Disclose!!!Did the basement leak? And you know it? Disclose!!!Is the fireplace missing a flue damper? Is the chimney missing a cap? And you know it? And you got a bid to fix it? Last year? And you're not disclosing it now? Disclose!!!Is there termite damage? And you know it? And you'r...

By Dora Griffin, NMLS 6380
(D A Griffin Financial.LLC)
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HOW CAN A LENDER OFFER LOW OR NO CLOSING COSTS? Home buyers in the market to save money on closing costs often are pulled to the ads or marquees of lenders who offer Low Or No Closing Costs.  We have several banks in our area that put out the signs and it draws people in who are looking for a dea...

By Dora Griffin, NMLS 6380
(D A Griffin Financial.LLC)
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ALL LENDERS ARE NOT CREATED EQUALLY I recently experienced a situation where the title of this blog "all lenders are not created equally" proved costly to the home buyer.A past client called me about her son who was trying to purchase a second home. At this stage he had found the home and written...

By Dora Griffin, NMLS 6380
(D A Griffin Financial.LLC)
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Searching for a Northern Kentucky Mortgage Broker When searching Google for a Northern Kentucky Mortgage Broker I've noticed several names come up in this category who are not really "brokers".Mortgage brokers have several different lenders to choose from and a variety of products. As a mortgage ...

By Dora Griffin, NMLS 6380
(D A Griffin Financial.LLC)
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Income evaluation and home buying I've had a couple of experiences recently that have created situations that could easily be avoided. I, like most loan originators and real estate agents, love smooth transactions. We want everyone to walk away happy after closing.A few months ago I was working w...

By Lizette Fitzpatrick, Lizette Realty,Lexington KY MLS - Kentucky Homes -
(Lizette Realty - Lexington KY - Richmond KY)
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Kentucky Horse Farms For Sale - Lexington  - Versailles KY Area Have you been dreaming of owning a Kentucky Horse Farm? Lexington Kentucky is the horse capital of the world. Whether you are just wanting a mini farm with a few acres or hundreds of acres for a training or breding operation we can f...

By Pam Ruckriegel, Negotiating the Best Deal for You!
(Louisville Real Estate Pros - 502-435-5524)
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There really is never a wrong time to sell your home. Contrary to popular belief, if a home is priced correctly it can even sell during the dead of winter. While each time of year has a different set of reasons why it might make sense to sell your home, there are a few certainties why NOW is the ...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
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Searching for Greater Cincinnati new construction patio homes for sale and know you want to be in Northern Kentucky?  There are plenty of new construction patio home communities to choose from and we're here to help you make that choice!We've got patio homes covered on BOTH sides of the Ohio Rive...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
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Searching for Cincinnati area new construction patio homes for sale?   While most of our patio home buyers focus on the Ohio side of the Ohio River, some of our buyers find the Northern Kentucky suburbs of Greater Cincinnati the better choice to call home, for instance in Triple Crown's Saratoga ...

By Dora Griffin, NMLS 6380
(D A Griffin Financial.LLC)
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DOCUMENTING GIFT FUNDS FOR HOME PURCHASE Many folks use gift funds to buy a home these days. Sometimes a gift is absolutely necessary due to available assets and sometimes a family  member just wants to be generous. ALL the time it is necessary to document those funds if they are included in the ...

By Barbara Flannery, "Homes for Everyone In London Kentucky"
(USA Realty,Inc.)
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  IT’S WHAT’S FOR LUNCH!!  Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin Robbins are open for business!! This new business is located on Hwy 192 By-Pass In London, Ky.  According to WYMT News they will employ approximately 20 Full time jobs and 30 temporary jobs We Went through the drive through today they were very...

By Dora Griffin, NMLS 6380
(D A Griffin Financial.LLC)
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IS A HOME PURCHASE ON YOUR 2017 DO TO LIST?If a home purchase is on your 2017 TO DO list then now is the time to begin to prepare if you have not already done so.  Step One to purchase home in 2017  contact a lender to get some basics as to what you will need in order to make a home purchase a re...

By Dora Griffin, NMLS 6380
(D A Griffin Financial.LLC)
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LOW DOWN PAYMENT HOME LOANS ARE BACK For home buyers looking to purchase a home with little or no down payment low down payment programs are available. Before the housing collapse I did many loans where no down payment was required. After the collapse these went away except for the government pro...

By Monica Hess, Kentucky's Feng Shui Master
(Feng Shui This Kentucky)
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December 7th brings in the Rat Month.   Are you ready?    Did you know that a group of rats is also known as a "mischief"?   This month is Geng (yang metal) Zi (yin water).  With metal to strengthen it, this rat month should be a doozie.If buyers and sellers are particularly cranky this month, co...

By Dora Griffin, NMLS 6380
(D A Griffin Financial.LLC)
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DON'T QUIT YOUR JOB!!! One of the last things a mortgage lender will do is verify if the parties to the mortgage loan are still employed. This takes place at the end of the loan approval and before closing takes place. So, don't quit your job if you want to close on your home purchase or refinanc...

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