7 Useful Home Security Tips to do Before a Vacation

The clock is ticking down quickly to the next holiday and for some, it’s a vacation time! Labor Day is only a week and a half away; so if you’re planning on taking a vacation, make sure your home security is prepped and ready to protect your home while you’re away. We don’t necessarily want…
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The Practical History of Red Barns & How Red Hues Tie into 2017

Picture driving through the rolling hills of Kentucky and glancing over to your right and there you see it; a beautiful barn. Not because it’s fancy, large, or even brand new, but beautiful because it screams Americana. The history of the barn is vast. In early American history, there were typically three barn styles built:…
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Why It’s Important to Get a Disclosure from the Seller

If you’re a buyer in the real estate market, there are plenty of options within a contract that serve as protection. Last month, we discussed common contingencies that a buyer’s agent will suggest get placed into the offer. Another form of protection for both the buyer and seller is known as a disclosure form. In…
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10 Common Home Inspection Issues & How to Fix Them

When it comes to buying and selling a home, there’s nothing more important than the results of the home inspection. This portion of the process lets a buyer (and seller) get a better idea of the true condition of a home. Getting a home inspection completed should be a priority for sellers in order to…
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15 Extremely Useful Hacks for the First-Time Home Buyer

When you purchase a home, it is no doubt one of the toughest decisions you will make in life. While some people experience buyers remorse, others dive in head first and start creating a home. As a first-time home buyer, you might not be aware of certain hurdles you will have to jump over or…
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The Best Farm-to-Table Restaurants Kentucky has to Offer

The Farm-to-Table (or Farm-to-Fork) movement has grown rapidly across the country over the past few years. Farm-to-table simply means that a restaurant is serving the highest-quality food that they obtain from local farms. This movement is gaining speed across the state of Kentucky as more of our local restaurateurs are incorporating freshly grown local produce…
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5 of the Most Common Contingencies That Protect the Buyer

As a home-buyer, it’s easy to get caught up in the fun part of purchasing a home - the tours! Walking through different homes and getting excited over certain features is a great thrill; but when you finally pick your dream home, there’s a lot more to it than signing on the line. Once you…
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4 Things to Keep in Mind When Saving for a Down Payment

Right now, the market is rapidly increasing! It’s a time for both buyers and sellers to capitalize on real estate investments. However, if you are a first-time home buyer, you might be worried about that one small detail - the down payment. Even though mortgage lenders are offering great rates with small down payment percentages,…
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6 Benefits of Home Ownership That Will Make You Move

There’s no place like home, but what do you call home? Is it the apartment you’ve been renting for the past three years or the single single family home that you’re a tenant in? The decision to buy a home is one of the largest financial decisions of a person’s life. As with every purchase,…
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4 Common Home Loan Types & What You Need to Know

Choosing the best home loan can become quite a headache, especially when there are so many different types of loans and legal jargon. A mortgage lender will typically go over everything and explain your options in detail, but what if you haven’t settled on a lender just yet? The best way to start is by…
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