1. Dealing with Financing

    As the events of the last few years in the real estate industry show, people forget about the tremendous financial responsibility of purchasing a home at their peril. Here are a few tips for dealing with the dollar signs so that you can take down that “for sale” sign on your new home. Get pre-approved. Sub-primes may be history, but you’ll probably still be shown homes you can’t actually a…Read More

  2. Preparing to Sell

    Selling your home doesn’t just mean hiring a realtor to stick a sign out front, and magically have the house sell immediately for the price that you were after. Like almost every aspect of real estate, when you’re selling a house in Louisville there are a lot of steps to take and preparations to make to ensure that you get the best offer possible, in the shortest amount of time. At The Osborne…Read More

  3. Relocating to the Big City

    Moving from a small town or suburb to a large city can be an intimidating proposition. Here are a few tips to help make your move as painless as possible. Research before you move. It’s important to understand the culture you’re joining. Do research online and find out about school systems, neighborhoods, parking, weather, public transportation, and laws that are native to that area. If you ca…Read More

  4. Tips for Buying a Home

    Are you currently looking to buy a home in Louisville? It’s important to take your time and ensure that you make the right decision because when it comes to buying a home, there is little room for regret. At The Osborne Realty Group, our professional real estate agents are here to help when you’re buying a house in Louisville. This blog will discuss five helpful tips to get you going. For more…Read More

  5. Home Insurance Myth #3: Coverage should be based on the market value of a home.

    Fifty-two percent of buyers believe they should purchase insurance coverage based on their home’s market value, according to a survey by Insure.com. However, with most insurance policies, rates are based on the cost to rebuild the home, not the value of the property. “In most cases, you need less coverage than the market value of your house,” Salvatore says.…Read More