Foreclosures and Delinquency Rates Drop

Foreclosures and Delinquency Rates Drop

Nothing is worse for a local neighborhood than “zombie” homes. These are homes that are usually foreclosures or homes that are way behind in their mortgage payments. If these owners can’t afford to pay their mortgage, then they cant afford to keep the house looking nice either which creates a “blight” or stigma in that […]

The Right Fence Can Enhance Your Property

The Right Fence Can Enhance your Property

A fence can serve a number of purposes for your home and its surrounding property. Privacy, safety and landscape enhancement are all factors that should weigh into your fencing choice. A fence can do double duty as an attractive feature while also keeping trespassers at bay and children and pets safely enclosed. Fences come in […]

Most Walkable Neighborhoods in Lexington

Most Walkable Neighborhoods in Lexington, KY

Higher walkability equals higher profit margins when it comes to home sales, according to a new report from Redfin.The report found that homes within walking distance of schools, shopping, parks and other amenities sell for an average of 23.5%, or $77,668, more than properties that are car-dependent.While homebuyers will pay more for walkability, that premium […]

Top 4 Neighborhoods in Lexington, Kentucky

Top Neighborhoods in Lexington

Thinking of moving to Lexington? You’ve come to the right place! The Bells are Lexington’s relocation specialists and will find the perfect location for your new Kentucky home. The horse capital of the world has a lot more to offer than green, rolling hills and thoroughbreds. Lexington is full of bustling neighborhoods with their own […]

Lakeside in Lancaster

This lakeside hideaway in Lancaster combines classic Kentucky lake life and modern amenities. Located lakeside near the Cove Marina in Garrard County, this 3327 square foot home is perfect for a summer getaway or living your best life on the lake! Have your morning coffee or a late night chat under the pergola as you […]

Buying a Home is more Affordable than Renting in most of the U.S

In 53% of the United States, its cheaper to Buy vs Rent. In the newly released ATTOM Data Solutions 2020 Rental Affordability Report, it shows that owning a median-priced, three-bedroom home is more affordable than renting a three-bedroom property in 455, or 53 percent, of the 855 U.S. counties analyzed for the report. However, the […]

New Years Resolutions To Sell Your Home

New Year’s Resolutions to Sell Your Home

Looking to start 2020 by selling your home and starting fresh in a new residence? Selling your home can be a daunting and overwhelming task. If your planning to sell your home in the near future, here are a few resolutions to help you get started. Mark Your Calendar! Set your listing date well in […]

Freddie Mac’s Housing Forecast Rosy for 2020

Freddie Mac's Housing Forecast Rosy for 2020

The housing market will hold steady this year, according to the Freddie Mac December Forecast. You can read their official report here. Freddie Mac expects home sales to jump from 6 million in 2019 to 6.2 million in 2020 and to 6.3 million in 2021. Price growth will likely continue to decelerate through 2021, with […]

New Home Sales Improve

New Home Sales Improve

Median Sales Prices Jump to $330,800. Sales of newly built homes rose in November according to the U.S. Census Bureau and Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). New home sales increased by 1.3% from October for an seasonally adjusted annual rate of 719,000. Last year, this was much lower at 615,000, so this is […]

Home Builder Sentiment Best in 20 Years

A stronger economy and a severe housing shortage have the nation’s home builders feeling better than they have in two decades. Builder confidence in the newly built, single-family home market jumped 5 points in December to 76, the highest reading since June 1999, according to the National Association of Home Builders Housing Market Index. Anything […]