Dave Halpern, Realtor, Keller Williams Realty Louisville East

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Divorced or divorcing spouses often call me to help them sell their house. Sometimes they say they have a very simple divorce. No kids, no complicated assets to divide up. Just a mutually agreed upon decision to part ways. “There is that house we need to sell. But, there’s no equity to split, so ...
05/19/2011
  Some sellers are extremely proud of their wall mural and can't understand why the buyer wouldn't want to keep it. Some sellers can't bring themselves to paint over their labor of love. Some sellers paid big bucks to an artist to paint a work of art on the walls. But after all, it is all about ...
05/17/2011
Okay, call me nuts. I find inspiration about helping sellers avoid foreclosure in the weirdest pIaces. I’m not a big fan of reality TV shows. Most of them do not reflect reality at all. I usually channel surf right over them. This time I was vegging out after a very long and tiring day and couldn...
05/17/2011
Realtors, buyers and sellers should be very specific about what stays with the house. In real estate sales sometimes each side can interpret differently what stays with the house and what does not. It’s always better to avoid a dispute than win one. Disputes can arise over; Which appliances stay?...
05/16/2011
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I took this photo at a recent air show in Louisville, KY. Who knows what missions this plane flew back in the day. I'm glad the history of our nation and national heroes is preserved so nicely. Air shows serve a great purpose, they are a great recruiting tool for future generations of those who d...
05/15/2011
Millions of homes are “underwater” or “upside down”, meaning the debt is higher than the value of the property. I am often asked variations of the question “When will home values rise back to equal what is owed?” I never want to sound negative, but the answer is measured in years. Here’s a simple...
05/15/2011
Divorcing and owe too much on your house? Mortgage payments too high to handle? Who to ask for advice? Typically the first people turned to are relatives, marriage counselors, divorce lawyers, sometimes bankruptcy attorneys. Maybe the Realtor who helped you buy the house years ago will be called....
05/14/2011
The Kaden Tower in Louisville Kentucky is sometimes called the Lace Building. Kaden Tower is a 15-story office building at 6100 Dutchmans Lane in the East End of Louisville. Kentucky. The building was designed by a student of Frank Lloyd Wright, the building is often considered a landmark close t...
05/12/2011
Sometimes loans were made with only one spouse on the loan. What happens to the non-borrower spouse when a house goes into foreclosure or sells at a short sale? If someone is not on the loan a short sale should not impact their credit or ability to obtain future loans. This should be verified wit...
05/11/2011
In a divorce situation there are often contradictory needs that cannot be fulfilled at the same time. One spouse wants to remain in the house, especially to preserve the children’s habitual residence. However, the new financial situation may render the monthly mortgage payment unaffordable and th...
05/09/2011
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