Louisville KY Real Estate Blog

Buyers are getting active, calling us and our fellow Realtors to go out looking for houses.. spring is heating up already in the housing market in Louisville.  That means high demand for homes to see.. but we don't have a very high amount of listings on the market now. 

As a home-seller, this means a high demand without a ton of competition.  Interest rates will rise slowly, it's expected.. but they're still very, very good.  Get on the market now for the best financial scenario! 

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A Realtor started a Facebook page to show people how bad some MLS photos are, and it's just hilarious..  Really Bad MLS Photos: 5 Horrific Real Estate Pics You Can't Unsee

Your MLS photos can make or break your home's sale.  Great listing photos get the buyer to your property for a showing, while bad photos get your listing clicked away, and the buyer is on to the next one.  The Levein Team provides you with the services of a professional photographer for your MLS photos at no additional charge, to make sure you have the best photos on the MLS. 

Here are a few examples of our photographer's work:

                

Call or text us at 502-831-6321, or email jeffandlinda@leveinteam.com.  We can get started on your listing plan today.

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Victorian funerals and mourning rituals were very interesting... and some would say strange and....creepy!   Experience Victorian mourning customs at My Old Kentucky Home during the month of October!  The mansion will be transformed to show the death and funeral customs of the Victorian age, including displays of artifacts such as death masks, jewelry made from the hair of the deceased, and tear vials.   Mirrors hung backward, black draped doorknobs, and a wake in the parlor all add to the experience!    "Weep no More" is part of the regular 40-minute guided tour of My Old Kentucky Home, which run from 9:00 am t 4:00 pm every day. 

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You still have time to take advantage of the lowest interest rates in years for your new home!    You still have time to get into your new home before winter too! 

Don't know where to start?  Start with a phone call to Jeff and Linda Levein; they will take you by the hand from there.  They can even advise you on finding the right lender to fit your particular financial profile.    Shopping for a new home will be made easier for you by having new listings automatically emailed to you directly from the MLS office immediately.  You will be among the first to see any new listing that matches what you want!

You will find Jeff and Linda to be among the easiest Realtors to reach any time of the day or night!    Their clients are truly their highest

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 The Greater Louisville Association of Realtors® (GLAR) reported sales up 2.42% year-to-date (YTD) for 2017.

Sales totaled 8,625 for the first half of the year versus 8,421 last year. With the continued lower inventory, the average price YTD was up 8.05% and the median price was up 7.53%.   In Jefferson County, the average price in June 2017 was $230,666 and the median was $182,750. For all MLS areas, the inventory of available properties was 14.97% lower than at the same time last year. Sales in June 2017 dipped 4.23% compared to June 2016 due to the reduced inventory, but sales year to date are still up 2.4% compared to last year.   In Jefferson County, the inventory of homes and condos for sale was 9.47% lower than June 2016.…
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Exceptional Property - Exceptional Buy!

   Walk-out 1.5 story that will get your attention.   So much detail, and a hand-picked, private lot!  Enter the leaded glass front door into 2-story foyer leading to an open plan family room (with cathedral ceiling).  Family room leads into the  cook’s delight, large kitchen with gracious breakfast area, loads of cabinets, countertops and fabulous granite top center island.   First floor master suite, with lush en suite bath, 2 closets and bay window.  Also on the first floor is a half bath and a walk-in laundry room with wash tub, cabinets, and built-in shelving.  Upstairs are 3 grand bedrooms with loads of closets and 2 full baths. Lower level walk-out is awesome for entertaining your family and guests.…
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My husband and I had a great experience with Jeff and Linda. Their expertise, advice, availability and connections were top notch! They were always available to answer questions and took plenty of time with us. We never felt like we were a bother to them when we had questions. We were always answered patiently and thoroughly. We are so glad we chose the Leveins. They helped us through all the ups, downs and complications of our sale. We couldn't be more pleased with the service they provided!

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Home sales in February were at the second-highest level in over a decade, according to the National Association of Realtors.  All areas of the country had a rise in real estate contract signings.  Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, says "February's convincing bump in pending sales is proof that demand is rising with spring on the doorstep. "Buyers came back in force last month as a modest, seasonal uptick in listings were enough to fuel an increase in contract signings throughout the country," he said. "The stock market's continued rise and steady hiring in most markets is spurring significant interest in buying, as well as the expectation from some households that delaying their home search may mean paying higher interest rates later this year."

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