March 30, 2017

Louisville Home Buyer tax credit info and form

Are you a Louisville Home Buyer Purchasing Louisville Real Estate or homes in other parts of the U.S.? New info has just been posted (2/8/2010) by the National Association of Home Builders regarding form 5405 as well as instructions for home buyers using it to claim the $8,000 first-time buyer credit as well as repeat buyers seeking to claim the $6,500 credit. The updates to the form include information on the extended purchase date window (tax credit-qualified homes must be under contract … [Read more...]

How to save MONEY buying your next home!

Because of the mortgage crisis, loans of the past are gone. These days you need at least 3.5% for the down payment plus closing costs!  All too often buyers make the mistake of asking sellers to pay for those closing costs up front. It’s like someone buying a car from you but that person also asks you to pay for car insurance for a year. You’ll most likely say no. Over the past 5 years as Louisville Realtors at RE/MAX Properties East,  we’ve sold about 500 homes and for several years (as … [Read more...]

Louisville Named The Most Livable City In America!

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Stop the presses! If you've ever muttered the words "WHO ME..Live In Louisville Kentucky", be prepared to eat your words. According to a report in the Courier Journal Newspaper, "The U.S. Conference of Mayors has awarded Louisville first place in its annual City Livability Award competition." The best part about the award, Louisville won the large city category beating out cities like Las Vegas, Seattle and Orlando.  According to Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson, “The U.S. Conference of … [Read more...]

Selling a home? Hear what people say about the Medley Sokoler Team!

We love selling homes! Our clients know that and aren’t afraid to talk about it. In Louisville Kentucky Real Estate, The Medley Sokoler Team sold 130 homes in 2007. That’s almost 20 times the national average for agents. Last year , we were ranked 4th in the REMAX region for teams, Bob Sokoler was ranked 7th among more than 4000 Louisville area realtor. We did it with hard work and technology. This year in a slower real estate market we expect to set new real estate sales records. See what … [Read more...]