lexington ky real estate: The Kentucky Robins That Moved Right On IN - 05/17/07 10:56 AM
Every spring here in Kentucky, I fight with the mommy Robins. They try to build their nests in the hanging baskets if I put them out too early. This year I thought I had outsmarted them because I held off on buying the ferns till the first of May.
I have a wreath on the front door that one Robin tried to put some twigs in to get it started. Those I threw out and I thought she had given up.
One day I noticed a bird flying off my wreath again but this time when I took a closer look … (11 comments)

lexington ky real estate: Lexington, KY MLS Statistical Data for April - 05/14/07 07:40 AM
LEXINGTON, KY LBAR MLS Statistical Data for April
For April 2007, closed sales are down but reported pendings are up over April 2006. 
The entire April report is not complete yet, but preliminary numbers show that there were 811 reported sales closed compared to 897 in April 2006. 
Pendings are 1,091 in April 2007 compared to 1,029 in April 2006. 
Year to date, sales are down 4% compared to 13% nationwide. 
As of 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 9, there were 6,626 active residential properties on our MLS.
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lexington ky real estate: How To Destroy Your Driveway Without Trying - 05/09/07 02:00 AM
Back
a couple of winters ago,
 I DESTROYED the concrete in my driveway!!
The surface became pitted and later flaked off from an application of salt I used only one time.
I hired someone to seal and save it...
that hasn't worked.
Also, I paid him in advance to cut some lines
in it so it wouldn't crack.
He took the money
                 and never came back to do the work.
(Old story ...but still a good one.
My Dad used to call those type of people "Jackleg")
So since then it has bugged me
and I will eventually redo my new 3 year old … (13 comments)

lexington ky real estate: "Google Lizette Fitzpatrick" For Internet Marketing to SELL YOUR HOME! - 04/29/07 03:12 AM
While talking to a potential seller the other day I had a brainstorm. We are always wondering just what sets us apart from other agents.
What would be a deciding factor that a client might pick one agent from another?
 It might not be that I could stick a sign in the front yard, I could have an open house or that I could put a picture in a newspaper or magazine.
What sells your property these days is complete Internet presence. I'm not talking about just the local MLS. That's a start, but now I can tell clients that they will be listed on … (21 comments)

lexington ky real estate: BOATWRIGHT DR, BOATWRIGHT ESTATES,BEREA,KY 40475, Kentucky Horse Farm - 04/26/07 04:00 PM
Exquisite Boatwright Estates
No longer listed but may be available. Please call Lizette  859-979-2834 
Superb countryside with 10 to 16+ acre tracts just waiting to be enjoyed! Gently rolling pastureland. Come build your dream home on spacious land with mature trees. Bring your horses & experience spectacular sunsets. 6 mini horse farms available priced $84,500 - $100,000
Lots of road frontage. The view from these farmsof the sunset and mountains is spectacular. Extra bottomland acres are also available. Only 5 miles from I-75 on a newly paved Hwy21.
 Kentucky Bluegrass is becoming extinct. Own a piece of history before it is … (16 comments)

lexington ky real estate: Ancient Wisdom of Madison County Trees - 04/25/07 02:45 AM
Last Saturday, while I was out showing horse farms, I was in the middle of a beautiful plot of land out in Boatwright Estates in southern Madison County. This Sycamore tree is majestic and ancient. Just lean against one and feel the wisdom and peacefulness transfer to you! It made me wonder why developers move off all the beautiful trees when grading an area for a subdivision.
It includes 6 tracts that are 10 acres or more for mini horse farms. I know one couple that bought one just for the sunset factor. I went out there with them right before … (2 comments)

lexington ky real estate: Central Kentucky MLS DATA for March 2007 - 04/20/07 11:20 AM
MLS Statistical Data for March
LBAR Realtors sold 1,970 residential properties for a total of $354,937,345 in the first three months of 2007.  LBAR is now charting the Housing Affordability Index for our area. 
                MLS activity for the week of April 16 - Monday through Friday, April 20, 2007    
                                New listings:         531
                                Pending:              303
                                Closed:                   195
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lexington ky real estate: The Church of WHAT'S HAPPENING NOW! - 04/08/07 02:19 AM

The Church of What's Happening Now!
This doesn't have anything to do with Easter or real church(if you are looking for a religious story).
One of my favorite investor clients came up with this phrase a few days ago when we were discussing how to approach someone that was asking way too much for some Richmond Kentucky real estate (In his opinion).
He went through his long list of reasons for the price to be lowered then said, "He need's to come to the church of what's happening now!" I cracked up! I told him that if there was such a church I … (15 comments)

lexington ky real estate: Showing Houses in the April...Snow??? - 04/06/07 12:21 PM
Normal Richmond, Kentucky day...showing some houses to my out of town clients. It's a nice family from Maryland and it's their first time here. I apologize about how cold it has become. Last week was in the 70's. They even ask me if it ever snows? Are there snakes?? Does it get humid in the summer? 
By the third house it starts snowing...sideways...like a blinding snow storm!!! Can you believe it is REALLY coming down !
At one point the husband had to get out of the car to shake off a street sign just so we can see where to … (20 comments)

lexington ky real estate: Let's Go Shopping At The BUYER'S MARKET - 04/03/07 12:35 AM
I remember a conversation I had with my Dad long ago when were watching TV and the news guy said we were in a recession. We had no idea that we were supposed to be feeling different till we saw it on TV!
Now what do we do??
We laughed a long time over that one!
Now why would anyone know there was a name for some situation like a recession unless it was announced that you were in one? Our lives seem to change with an announcement of how we should be or what we are supposed to be experiencing.
What if it were just … (6 comments)

lexington ky real estate: ONE OF A KIND CENTRAL KENTUCKY NEWSLETTER - 04/01/07 03:32 AM
ONE OF A KIND CENTRAL KENTUCKY NEWSLETTER

My days are filled showing real estate, helping new and old clients find the perfect properties and sitting on my deck contemplating my creek!
One part I REALLY enjoy is writing my weekly Central Kentucky newsletter. Since I have been a Realtor, I have always sent a newsletter to my clients, friends, family, Realtors, bankers, mortgage brokers, etc. It used to be a 4 page letter sized brochure in a red envelope mailed once a month. That was very time consuming and involved a trip to the printer and post office. Since it … (4 comments)

lexington ky real estate: 2013 Long Meadow Ct., Richmond, KY 40475 - 03/26/07 01:30 AM
2013 Long Meadow Ct., Richmond,KY
$335,000 - Beautiful open unique floorplan. Beautiful views from every window. 5 bedrooms with 1 bonus rooms upstairs. 1st floor master, Full walkout basement w/ roughed in bath. Located on a secluded wooded lot on a cul-de-sac. Backs to farm. Quick access to I-75 on exit 97 located in Shiloh Pointe. 
Call me today to take a tour...

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lexington ky real estate: 2025 Powhaton Tr., Richmond, KY 40475 - 03/26/07 01:18 AM
2025 Powhaton Tr., Richmond,KY
$389,000 - Quality new construction in Warriors Trace. Loads of sq. ft. brick ranch, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, wired for security & internet, jacuzzi, formal dining, cherry kitchen,2 garages w/room for 4 cars, unfinished basement with rough bath for you to design. 1.017 acres, great location. Will be finished soon.
Call me today to take a tour...
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lexington ky real estate: 172 Prewitt Dr., Richmond, KY 40475 - 03/26/07 12:55 AM
172 Prewitt Drive,Richmond, KY
Listing Withdrawn
$177,500 - Step into style in this 2 story, 3 bed, 2 1/2 bath, formal dining, cathedral ceiling great room w/wood burning fireplace, whirlpool, stainless appliances, hardwood & tile, lots of crown, oversized garage, landscaped w/patio, deck, fishpond & flower garden. $1000 carpet allowance. Look 'N' Love!
Call me today for a tour...
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lexington ky real estate: PRIVATE NATURE PRESERVE IN FAYETTE COUNTY, KENTUCKY - 03/25/07 03:26 PM
                                        
Yesterday morning I had a chance to get out and have my coffee out in some of the prettiest scenery in Kentucky. My girlfriend called and invited me to go over near the Kentucky River on some property she owns. It is very close to Raven Run Wildlife Sanctuary...maybe a few miles.
The woods and creek there are drop dead gorgeous. I only had my camera phone with me, so I wasn't really prepared to take pics so early in the morning. I thought this one of the moss covered tree trunks on the ground looked like a wishbone.                                                                                                             … (2 comments)

lexington ky real estate: Kentucky Has Too Many Winters! - 03/20/07 03:58 PM
A long time ago (in the late 60's) my Grandmother Elizabeth was visiting our farm at White Hall in Richmond, Kentucky. What a beautiful place that was!
A beautiful old 2 story home with 2 staircases inside sitting in between numerous maple trees. We had  two barns for horses on 33 acres also. We had just moved in but Dad wanted to plant our garden so we would have veggies all summer.
That was when I first heard of the "other seasons" we have here in Kentucky. She said we had 4 extra winters before summer would be here. I'm not quite sure … (5 comments)

lexington ky real estate: New Clients are EVERYWHERE! - 03/20/07 03:42 PM
People always ask me how I meet my clients. Most of my clients are now close personal friends with me. Most meet me first by phone if they have called Prudential about a house. Chances are...I was on floor duty and all calls went to me.
Next might be open house that I host most Sundays. Many are referrals from past clients or friends. Some are clients after seeing my website or ad in TravelHost about relocating.
In Kentucky Homes Magazine I like to showcase a client and they tell their story of how we met. Now people (even other agents) read these every … (6 comments)

lexington ky real estate: HOW TO GET A BUYER TO BUY YOUR HOME - 03/13/07 02:05 PM
The past few years have been great to get houses sold for a good price. There were even multiple offers everywhere. What I noticed overall was just HOW houses sold faster. It wasn't because: the agent was brilliant, the marketing was spot on, open houses were held every weekend or even that there was more than one prospective buyer. What sold the house fast was that sellers took out unnecessary stuff and added paint then cleaned it up!
For most of you this is just everyday stuff. I am cleaning ZEN kind of person and I just like my house clean … (10 comments)

 
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