Greater Louisville Real Estate Blog

The Fast, Easy, And Affordable Home Renovation That Can Fetch Nearly 20,000% ROI

When it comes to home renovations, most homeowners think they need to go big by doing things like renovating a bathroom, finishing a basement, or adding new appliances to a kitchen. But if you don’t have a lot of money to invest, the best thing you can do? Paint your door.

According to the 2018 Zillow Paint Color Survey,...

Think You Need To Pay Top Dollar For A Newly-Constructed Home? Think Again

Think You Need To Pay Top Dollar For A Newly-Constructed Home? Think Again

When most people think new construction, they think of all the luxuries that come with having a brand new home—and the hefty price tag to match.

But as it turns out, that hefty price tag? It might not be as set in stone as you’d imagine.

According to a recent article on Zillow, the housing market in the US has finally started to cool. As a result, price cuts on new construction are becoming more common. In fact, more than one quarter of all newly-constructed homes listed in Q4 2018 (25.1%) had their price cut at least once.

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Average Home Seller Profits $61K in 2018—A 12-Year High

Average Home Seller Profits $61K in 2018—A 12-Year High

The real estate market in 2018 had its ups and downs, but for sellers there were definitely more ups.

According to a recent report from ATTOM Data Solutions, home sellers in 2018 saw an average price gain of $61,000, a profit that delivered an average 32.6% return on investment. That’s a significant jump from 2017 when the average price gain was $50,000—and the highest level in 12 years.

The Takeaway

If you’ve been thinking about selling,...

4 Behind-The-Scenes Ways Your Real Estate Agent Supports Your Home Sale

4 Behind-The-Scenes Ways Your Real Estate Agent Supports Your Home Sale

When you hire a real estate agent to sell your home, there are obvious things you notice them doing to help your house sell. Things like: hosting open houses, bringing potential buyers on home tours, and marketing your property in multiple ways to make sure it gets enough exposure.

But when it comes to adding value to your home sale, that’s just the tip of the iceberg. A huge percentage of your agent’s job takes place behind-the-scenes, and they’re working around the clock to get your house sold — even when you’re not looking.

Here are 4 behind-the-scenes way your real estate agent is working to get your house sold:

1. Performing market research

When it comes to pricing your home, your agent...