Copper Concerns

  • September 7, 2017

Back in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s, our country began using up our copper to produce more ammunition for our troops fighting in Viet Nam.  While that was necessary, it caused a shortage of copper for home construction.  That shortage led builders to look for alternatives.   First, the builders found a resource in […]

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Code of Ethics

  • November 16, 2015

The National Association of Realtors has a document called “Code of Ethics”. All Realtors who belong to the NAR have obligated themselves to this Code. It contains duties to Buyers, duties to Sellers, and duties to other Realtors. But the Preamble to those duties provides what I’d say is a summary statement, which states, “Whatsoever […]

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Appreciation

  • March 4, 2015

We recently took a trip to Washington DC (a rare event for us to leave Louisville), and we really enjoyed our a of our nation’s capitol.  During the tour, having learned that we are Realtors, our guide remarked about the ever rising home values in DC.  He said there were brief times of steady values, […]

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Frozen…Real Estate in Winter

  • February 5, 2015

Buyers and Sellers often ask about the market in winter. Buyers wonder if there are properties to see that fit their wants, and sellers wonder if there are buyers willing to brave to cold to see their property. In Louisville, it’s good news for both buyers and sellers. Buyers will find that our winters are […]