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Kentucky Home Sales

Real Estate Prices U.S. home prices fell slightly in November as colder weather slowed buying, which ended a nice run of nine straight months of appreciation. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index slipped 0.1 % from October to November.. But the index is not adjusted for seasonal distinctions, so the monthly decline partly […] Read more »

Jumbo Loan with a Low Down Payment

Jumbo Loans are Making a Comeback.  Now with Low Down Payments. Private mortgage insurance is gradually beginning to creep back into large home loans, adding a brand new fee for some affluent borrowers.   Traditionally, this insurance coverage is sold to buyers who make small down payments, usually less than 20%, and is designed to […] Read more »

Kentucky New Businesses in 2013

Kentucky Businesses Lead the Nation Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear announced Thursday that Kentucky now leads the country in new companies created, according to the most current information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Based on a news release from Beshear’s office, Kentucky had a 6.05 % year-over-year rise in new companies opened throughout the […] Read more »

Why Renting is so Expensive

Renting is Expensive.  Why? Renting has turned out to be considerably less affordable in recent years, a report released Monday. Actually, 50% of U.S. renters spent more than 30% of their gross earnings on rent (the conventional measure of affordability) in 2010, up a record 12 percentage points from the 38% of households facing such […] Read more »

Real Estate in Louisville for 2014

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Where the Real Estate in Louisville is Headed Following years of struggles, the housing market roared back to life in 2013. The rebound will continue in 2014, however the pace will slow. 2014 will probably be a year of continued growth and stabilization in the housing market with increasing home prices, fewer foreclosures, and higher […] Read more »

Louisville Real Estate for 2014

The Outlook for Louisville Real Estate The housing recovery hit high gear in 2013 with larger than expected gains and very solid home sales. This season is not apt to be as exciting. Rising mortgage rates will eliminate some potential purchasers. Rather than double-digit appreciation,single-digit appreciation will probably be more likely. Sound boring? Boring will be […] Read more »