brenda doll: New Construction Terms Part 6: Types of Flooring in a New Home - 12/03/12 02:12 AM
New Construction Terms Part 6: Types of Flooring in a New Home You are having a new home built in Louisville, Kentucky or the surrounding area. What type of flooring should you choose? We will provide you with updated information and trends to help you decide the floor that will look best in different rooms of your home.  
Hardwood Flooring
One of the most popular choices for flooring in new homes is hardwood flooring.  Hardwood comes in many types of wood and many different shades. Trending in Louisville right now, many people are opting for dark wood, even ebony … (7 comments)

brenda doll: Craigs Creek Subdivision in Louisville KY 40241-Homes for Sale & More - 11/19/12 02:53 AM
In the east end of Louisville, Kentucky, located off Hwy. 22, is a nice subdivision called Craigs Creek. Conveniently located near shopping, schools, dining, and the Gene Snyder Expressway (I-265), it is one of the more popular subdivisions to buy a home. 
The entrance welcomes you with a stone pillars and a sign with beautiful landscaping surrounding it. Craigs Creek has a homeowners association (HOA) and their website will give you the most updated information on who to call.
According to the Greater Louisville Association of REALTORS®, currently as of November 19, 2012 homes for sale range from $189,900 to $259,900. 
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brenda doll: Oldham County KY Market Statistics Report for October 2012 - 11/15/12 12:02 AM
I have been wanting to create an infographic for a long time. I love the way they look! What better way to provide you with up-to-date information regarding market statistics in Oldham County, Kentucky? So I am very proud to present you with my first infographic. I welcome your suggestions for improvement. If you have any questions about the market in Oldham County, Louisville and surrounding areas please be sure to call one of the real estate agents for The Brenda Doll Team, Keller Williams Realty Louisville East. Our team's names and phone numbers are listed at the bottom.
 

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brenda doll: Find the Perfect Neighborhood - 11/08/12 12:19 AM
(A home is one of the greatest investments you'll make in your life. How do you choose the best neighborhood to live in? Read this guest post by Kim Wolfe, our Buyer Specialist with The Brenda Doll Team, Keller Williams Realty Louisville East.)
Find The Perfect Neighborhood Factors to consider are the schools you are zoned for, crime, your family's specific needs, and appreciation - as in how much the value of the home is likely to increase.
Get in your car, drive around and find out which areas appeal to you. We suggest that you walk around, and talk to … (8 comments)

brenda doll: Norton Commons - A Unique Community of Homes for Sale in Louisville KY - 11/04/12 08:49 PM
One of the newest and most interesting subdivisions in Louisville is Norton Commons. Norton Commons is a mixed-use development in the highly desirable area of Prospect. It is a subdivision of new construction homes. If you would like to build a new home in Norton Commons, you must choose an approved builder from their list. 
Norton Commons is more than just a subdivision of new homes; it is a way of life. It was designed with your lifestyle in mind. There are several traditional homestyles to choose from, and on the website it boasts that people wave to each other from … (2 comments)

brenda doll: Flatrock Ridge home for sale in Louisville KY is move-in ready! - 10/26/12 03:25 AM
Move-in ready home for sale in Flatrock Ridge!
Description of 2214 Carabiner Way Check out our latest listing at 2214 Carabiner Way in Louisville, Kentucky! 

Located in Flatrock Ridge subdivision, this immaculate 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath home has a roomy 2,472 square feet of living space in 1.5 stories. This home features a pleasing list of amenities. 
The 2-story entry welcomes you with neutral colors, tile flooring, and an elegant staircase. 
 
There is a formal dining room located at the front of the home, currently used as a home office. The main living area offers an open design from … (8 comments)

brenda doll: New Construction Terms Part 5: Types of HVAC in a New Home - 10/25/12 01:29 AM
What is HVAC? It stands for Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning. When buying a new home, this is an important component of the total package. What type of heating and cooling system should you choose? A qualified professional will help you make this decision, and it helps to know the types of systems before having this conversation. 
Types of HVAC Systems in New Homes Forced Air Systems There are two types of forced air systems. One is a split system, which is the most common by far. This is where there is a unit indoors (usually the furnace) and a unit … (0 comments)

brenda doll: Equestrian Lakes-Shelby County KY-luxury homes for you & your horses! - 10/12/12 05:23 AM
Equestrian Lakes in Shelby County - Luxury Homes For You AND Your Horses! In beautiful horse country in Shelby County, you'll find the most beautiful subdivision around in Equestrian Lakes. From the gorgeous entrance to the 15 acre lake with fountain, Equestrian Lakes was developed with beauty and serenity in mind, and is strategically located 25 minutes from Louisville and 45 minutes from Lexington. 
This upscale subdivision has over 900 acres, and home sites are typically 5 to 16 acres with underground utilities. You can view the neighborhood's restrictions here. 
 

Amenities abound for you and your horses. It features a … (4 comments)

brenda doll: New Construction Terms Part 4: Types of lighting in a new home - 09/28/12 03:17 AM
There are more types of lighting than could be mentioned in one blog post. We will be discussing the types of interior lighting that are typically found in new construction homes. First of all, understand that there are three “main” types of lighting: 1) Ambient lighting normally provides general all over lighting; 2) Accent lighting, where you highlight certain features of the room, and 3) Task lighting, which usually goes over a space used for tasks like cooking or eating.
 
Recessed lighting is a popular option for ceilings. Sometimes these lights can be turned to accent certain areas of your … (6 comments)

brenda doll: East end Louisville home for sale - 5214 Craigs Creek Drive - 09/07/12 12:32 AM
In the east end of Louisville, Kentucky, The Brenda Doll Team, Keller Williams Realty Louisville East has a new listing, a ranch home at 5214 Craigs Creek Drive in Craigs Creek subdivision. 
      
The vaulted great room has a cozy fireplace.
 
The kitchen features a breakfast bar area, newly tiled floors, cherry stained cabinets, and stainless steel appliances. 
  
The dining area is large enough for all your furniture and lots of windows for an abundance of natural light.
 
The vaulted master suite is privately located with a large walk-in closet. 
     
Two additional nice-sized bedrooms … (2 comments)

brenda doll: New Construction Terms Part 3: Types of Doors in a Home - 08/28/12 02:12 AM
New Construction Terms Part 3: Types of Doors in a Home When looking to buy a new home there are lots of facets to consider. All the elements of a great home come together to make it have that "wow" factor. In newer homes the front door is a focal point from the exterior as well as the interior of the home. Other doors can add visual interest or just are functional. When choosing doors for your home it helps to know what they are called, and we're here to help! 
 

 
 
A standard or panel door is … (0 comments)

brenda doll: Crestwood KY in Oldham County is a wonderful place to live - 08/20/12 04:44 AM

Crestwood, Kentucky is a small 5th class city located in desirable Oldham County, which is known for its award-winning schools. Its close proximity to Louisville shopping and dining makes it attractive to many home seekers.
However, the city of Crestwood itself has some cool attractions. Yew Dell Gardens is a beautiful educational and botanical garden center tucked away on Old LaGrange Road. It is listed in the National Register of Historic Places as well. More information about Yew Dell can be obtained by emailing info@yewdellgardens.org or call 502-241-4788. 
Crestwood Station Shopping Center is a quaint shopping center located across the street … (3 comments)

brenda doll: Oldham County home for sale with in-ground swimming pool - 08/13/12 03:02 AM

 
Oldham County has another home for sale in the prestigious subdivision of Northwood East close to Crestwood, Kentucky. At 5925 Centerwood Drive, you'll have 1.27 acres of manicured lawn to enjoy which is fully fenced. 
 
Step inside to see hardwood flooring throughout much of the main floor living space. 
 
 
 
 
 
  
The beautifully remodeled kitchen features a large center island with breakfast bar, double ovens, and just a touch of contemporary flair!
 
There is an adjacent mud room that leads to the attached 2.5 car garage. 
 
Just off the hallway is a … (14 comments)

brenda doll: Beautiful Lake Forest Estates home just listed in Louisville KY! - 08/02/12 03:46 AM
Beautiful Home Just Listed in Lake Forest Estates!  

 
 
Gorgeous Lake Forest Estates home is just listed with The Brenda Doll Team! This beautiful home for sale in Louisville, Kentucky - 14912 Landmark Drive - could be exactly what you are looking for. This beautiful executive home reflects exquisite architectural details inside and out. Lush landscaping borders the circular drive and outdoor fountains. The one story design is ideal for entertaining and convenient for busy lifestyles.
 
 
 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Elegant archways lead into fabulous open spaces with beautiful Travertine … (6 comments)

brenda doll: New Construction Terms Part 2: Types of Ceilings in a Home - 07/24/12 05:12 AM
New Construction Terms Part 2: Types of Ceilings in a Home In New Construction Terms Part 1, we learned about the terms for types of windows in new homes. Today we will learn about the types of ceilings in a home. With information such as this, you will be better equipped with the knowledge to compare new home builders or look at recently built homes for sale. 
 

 
A vaulted ceiling is simply a ceiling that forms an upside down V shape. (That should be easy to remember, right?) These vaulted ceilings have been popular with clients searching for … (8 comments)

brenda doll: Home for sale Bluegrass Estates in Louisville KY-2518 Old Hickory Road - 07/23/12 05:02 AM
Home for sale Bluegrass Estates in Louisville KY-2518 Old Hickory Road  

This home for sale in the Bluegrass Estates neighborhood on 2518 Old Hickory Road may just be the best buy in the J-town area! 
This 4 bedroom, 1.5 bath home is super clean and in move-in condition. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 A large eat-in kitchen has great back yard views and a walk-in pantry. 

This home features a master suite with private half bath, and all bedrooms have lots of closet space. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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brenda doll: Home for sale in Louisville KY - Foxboro - 10111 Kimblewick Drive - 07/20/12 05:38 AM
Home for sale in Louisville KY - Foxboro - 10111 Kimblewick Drive  
This beautifully updated home for sale at 10111 Kimblewick Drive is located in the Foxboro subdivision. 

                                    As you can see it has lots of mature shade trees and beautiful views!     This 4 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath traditional home offers great space, with multiple living spaces and many recent updates.     The renovated kitchen features cherry cabinetry, solid surface countertops, beautiful hardwood flooring, and opens to the … (6 comments)

brenda doll: Trader Joe's Is A Must-Visit in Louisville KY! - 07/11/12 04:19 AM
Trader Joe’s Is A Must-Visit in Louisville KY!
 
Last year, one of the agents in our office, Patrice Miles, rallied on Facebook to get Trader Joe’s to come to Louisville, Kentucky. I even liked her Facebook page, Bring Trader Joe's to Louisville KY, having no idea what Trader Joe’s was! I had assumed it was some kind of touristy clothing shop or accessories, until I came across their review page on Yelp.
 
This past Saturday, I had a chance to visit Trader Joe’s for the first time. Talk about sensory overwhelm! I loved it! If you like to … (9 comments)

brenda doll: New Construction Terms Part 1: Types of Windows in a Home - 07/06/12 01:23 AM
New Construction Terms Part 1: Types of Windows in a Home
 
When looking for a new home to live in, new construction homes and updated existing homes have features that many people don’t know what they are called. If you are looking online, it helps to know what these terms actually mean! Don’t worry; we are here to help. We will start out with the types of windows in a home and what they mean.
 



Transom window – A Transom is a window that is usually over top a door or another window with a beam … (13 comments)

brenda doll: Homearama 2012 Site Shakes Run Could Be Your Next Home - 07/02/12 05:11 AM
Homearama 2012 Site Shakes Run Could Be Your Next Home

Shakes Run subdivision in Louisville KY is located on Fisherville Road off Shelbyville Road. It also has easy access to Taylorsville Road and near I-64. Shakes Run is an upscale east end community with wooded lots and features a gorgeous tree-lined entrance. Homes here have all-brick exteriors and are energy-star rated.
 
Amenities abound at Shakes Run. It offers a beautiful clubhouse, junior Olympic size swimming pool, walking trails, a fishing lake, and several creeks. You will love having a spacious lot surrounded by woods and creeks so close to … (0 comments)

 
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