Buying homes

The Louisville Real Estate Market and the Covid-19 Virus

Covid-19 and Louisville Real Estate

Believe it or not, the Louisville real estate market is moving right along as we experience this pandemic. I’m sure the market will not be as strong as a typical Spring, though we are seeing evidence that predict it will be stronger than at the onset of the 2008 mortgage crisis. 

Many factors continue to affect the sale of a home, including location, condition, price point, and days on market. Buyers still need to buy for various reasons, especially now when interest rates are still very low. If a properly priced home hits the market right now, you can bet it will be noticed and most-likely elicit an offer. 

Thankfully, Realtors are currently considered essential in the workforce. We continue to meet the needs of our clients and are developing creative and efficient ways to keep safety for all a top priority. Buyers and browsers will see less physical open houses (because Andy says, “We can’t be doing that!”) and more detailed virtual tours online. With FaceTime, Zoom, email and e-signing capabilities, meetings are happening with ease without having to leaving the home. 

Should you decide to tour a home, your agent should investigate whether the environment is safe. They should ask if all parties (buyers and sellers) are feeling well, and should make sure gloves, masks, booties and hand sanitizer are on hand for showings. We want to provide our buyers the opportunity to see a home of interest in a timely manner while keeping conditions safe for...

Virtual Showings

Continue your home search while keeping it safe

New listings are hitting the market every day. If you happen to see a home for sale that interests you but are currently observing social distance, let me do a video walk-thru with you.


Watch from the comfort of your own home on your mobile device or laptop while keeping yourself and others safe.

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What Makes a Great Home Offer?

We're about to head into the busiest home-buying season of the year. Want to make sure your offer stands out in a bidding war? 
A great offer includes:
  • The right price: Don't go by listing price only. Factor in comparable sales, the home's condition and local demand.
  • Proof of Funds (if using cash) or Pre-approval (if using a mortgage): This shows you've talked to a lender, have planned ahead and are serious about buying the home. Please know exactly what is in a pre-approval letter, some letters are stronger than others.
  • Flexible Terms: Closing timeframe, earnest money amount, inspection terms, plus other important factors can help reduce red flags or concerns of the Seller.
  • Should you write a personal letter or not? Speak with your Realtor about potential Fair Housing implications if you want to write a letter.
An experienced agent is your best resource when making an offer. Reach out if buying a home is on your radar this year.
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