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Houses For Sale in Northeastern Louisville Under $200,000

Northeastern Louisville HOuses Under $200,000

So many people want to live in Louisville Suburbs which can be found in the east end of town.  The part of town I sale in the most would be the northeastern end of town.  The homes there are a little newer and are in great areas with low crime rates and also close to some great shopping.  Some of the best shopping in the city can be found in Northeastern Louisville at The Paddocks.  My favorite store in the The Paddocks would be Quest Outdoors I use the gear I've gotten from there in doing night rides through my favorite Louisville Park.   The Parklands of Floyds Fork has it all, which is also located just off Shelbyville RD in Northeast Louisville across the street from Valhalla Golf Course.  

Finding a house for under $200,000 in this area isn't unheard of in fact it happens all the time.  I decided to go ahead and put a list together of homes in Northeastern Louisville under $200,000 and have it all in one spot.  


Louisville KY Homes For Sale With a Pool

Homes For Sale In Louisville KY With A pool.

Spring is right around the corner and its time to start thinking about warm weather, which also means that its almost time to go swimming.  I've put together a list of all Homes For Sale In Louisville KY With A Pool.

Louisville KY can get upwards of 100 degrees in the summer and many people enjoy a cool dip in the pool to beat the heat.  Just imagine yourself enjoying a hot summer day pool side flipping burgers on your grill and relaxing with your family and closest friends.  Having your own pool is a great luxury and something many Americans dream of this list will Supply you with all the homes for sale in Louisville with pools.  Happy Hunting!  


Suggestions That Will Help Your Home Sell

Suggestions that will help your home sale!

  • Keep the lawn trimmed and edged
  • Weed the flower gardens
  • Trim shrubs and eliminate dead branches
  • Have the exterior clean and attractive
  • Make the entrance way inviting
  • Walls should be free of smudges and fingerprints\
  • Consider a fresh coat of neutral paint
  • Arrange furniture to make a room appear more spacious
  • Temporarily stare worn or unattractive furniture
  • Wash windows and sills
  • Curtains and drapes should be cleaned
  • Shampoo rugs and carpets
  • Floors should be waxed
  • Make sure all light bulbs are burning
  • Clean out closets
  • Be sure clothes and shoes are neatly arranged
  • Bathrooms should be sparkly clean and free of mildew
  • If neccessary, replace shower curtains
  • Bedrooms hould be neat and beds always made
  • Remove any clutter
  • The kitchen should be clean and dishes put away
  • Use packing boxes to clean and organize

The Art Of Low Balling

The Art of Low Balling

There are many things to consider when offering a seller a low ball offer. Some homes are not susceptible to low ball offers and one would just be wasting there time trying to submit a low offer on these homes. Homes usually sell for around 96% of there asking price, but there are some homes out there that can be low balled and be thankful for even getting an offer at all. Here are some things to look for when considering a low ball offer:

  1. Length of time on the Market: If a home has been on the market for four months or longer chances are the seller is becoming somewhat frustrated and is looking to move on.
  2. Previous Purchase Price: Unless the property is outside of the Realtors area of expertise he or she more than likely can tell you what the sellers paid for the property and when they bought it. This information can be pulled from PVA records or from the MLS (Multiple Listing Service). If the sellers purchased the home for significantly less than the asking price I would say this is another sign that you can low ball them.
  3. Motivation to Sell: Some people sell there home just because they like another home in the area and would like to move but don’t necessarily have to. These people can’t be low balled. But if you walk into a home and it is vacant or there are moving boxes around, this home may be ready to low ball.

    This isn’t a full proof recipe for getting a home below market value but homes that meet all of these qualification are totally vulnerable to be low balled. A good realtor can usually get you all this information.