Lexington KY Real Estate Blog

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A blog about real estate in Lexington, KY as well as home staging tips and tricks to help you take your house from "for sale" to "sold"!
I don't know about your local market, but in the Lexington, KY real estate market, the shift is on! The shift towards more of a sellers' market, that is.So what's a poor home buyer to do if they want a great home and still want to get a good deal? Check out my latest blog post on my Lexington Rea...
Get in while the gettin's good! This great new ranch home under construction at 1932 Clear Water Drive in Lawrenceburg, KY is just what the doctor ordered if you're looking for carefree one-level living in a convenient location backing up to a farm!   Click the link below to find out more about 1...
Lexington, at the heart of Kentucky's Bluegrass Region, is a very special city and a wonderful place to live. As someone who has lived in Central KY all my life, you might assume I'm a bit biased (which I am) but having spent 5 years traveling around the country earlier in my career, it wasn't un...
If you've missed seeing trolleys meandering throughout downtown Lexington, KY, you're in luck -- Lexington has received a federal grant of $1.2 million to purchase four 29-foot replica trolleys, similar to the one pictured below. The grant was one of four announced yesterday by Governor Steve Bes...
Lexington Kentucky has been named the 5th best city for young professionals in a 2008 study conducted by Kiplinger's Magazine. According to Kiplinger's, Lexington made the grade due to a variety of factors, including low crime rate, affordability, income growth, having a variety of entertainment ...
There's no doubt that selling a house in today's market is more challenging than it was a few years ago. Even in the Lexington KY real estate market, which hasn't been hit as hard as most of the U.S., there's more inventory available than in years and houses are sitting on the market longer. Desp...
Is you home or property appraised correctly?  Today's housing market slump has left countless homeowners scratching their heads and wondering why, if their homes have gone down in value, do they continue to pay higher property taxes each year. If you have real estate in Lexington KY and would lik...
Home staging in Lexington KY continues to pay off for both me and my clients. After 58 days on the market (exactly half the 116-day average for similarly-priced homes located within a mile of this home in Lexington KY) this slightly dated but otherwise beautiful Lexington KY home went under contr...
Lexington KY continues to beat the national real estate market in sales and amount of inventory. While there was less activity in the market in terms of sales -- 732 pending sales this July compared to 893 pending sales in July 2007 -- there were also significantly fewer listings coming on the ma...
Lexington, Kentucky has attained a rank of number five in Forbes lastest list of "Hotspots". According to Forbes.com, the infusion from Toyota Motor Manufacturing of some $5.5 billion into the local economy is one of several reasons for Lexington's high rank. Other factors included in the ranking...

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