Soon to be Louisville Homeowner?

10 crucial things to consider when buying your first home in Louisville.

 by MIKE HALL Owner/Broker/Agent

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I see many new Louisville home buyers get overwhelmed - and sidetracked - by the sight of their dream home. This high-energy excitement sometimes takes the wheel. While everything may look great on a surface level, below are a few important things to consider before making an offer on a Louisville home.

  1. Could you shovel that driveway multiple times each Louisville winter?
  2. Do the rooms feel and look well-insulated?
  3. Have you double checked the home inspection?
  4. How noisy does it sound in the yard?
  5. Have any new renovations been made to potentially hide a bigger problem?
  6. Are the schools in the area rated well? Check out Louisville’s schools here.
  7. Are the appliances semi-updated?
  8. Would the new commute to work be less than 30 minutes wherever you are in Louisville?
  9. Have you checked for any possible nearby sex offenders?
  10. Have you calculated your mortgage, closing costs, average monthly utilities, property tax, and homeowners insurance?

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