Jacki Shafer | Phone: 502-643-7653
Address: 9911 Shelbyville Road, Suite 100, Louisville, KY 40222

Jacki’s Real Estate Blog

26
Nov 2012

Is It Time To Downsize Before The Kids Have A Chance To Move Back?

As parents, we all know the day comes when our kids sprout wings and fly away from the nest.  But guess what?  They have a tendency to come back!  In fact, a whopping 29 percent of young adults are moving back home.  So if you are thinking now is the time to sell the house Read the full article…

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19
Nov 2012

How You Can Fight A Low Home Appraisal

After over twenty years away from their hometown, Joe and Lyndsey Schardein decided to move back to  Louisville, Kentucky.  By the time they called our Buyer Specialist, their home in New Hampshire was sale pending.   Ruth found them the perfect home here in Louisville, and everything was moving along as planned. Then came the Read the full article…

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12
Nov 2012

Buying & Selling A Home? 5 Tips To Help Protect Your Bottom Line

Your Realtor sits down with you, comparable home sales spread out on the kitchen table.  The news is not good, yet the evidence is there.  There is no disputing the data:  if you want to sell in a buyer’s market, you are going to have to price your home at a price that will sell, Read the full article…

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5
Nov 2012

Commitment To Service Over Commission Pays Off Every Time

I talk to my friend Julie about once a week. We have become best of friends over the past 18 years. It started out as a strange phone call, that went something like this: “Will you please talk to me?” “Of course I will. How can I help you?” “Well, I have been calling Realtors Read the full article…

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29
Oct 2012

Keep Your Pets From Taking A Bite Out Of Your Equity When Selling Your Home

We Americans love our pets.  They are cherished members of the family.  They give us unconditional love and pure joy.  They are great companions.  Owning a pet has even been shown to help lower blood pressure.  And … they can really stink up your house. When I talk to Sellers about selling their home, this Read the full article…

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22
Oct 2012

Is It Time To Shut The Door On Open Houses?

Are Open Houses becoming a dinosaur, or are they still an effective marketing tool that will actually sell houses? The answer: Yes. And it depends. How do you like that for a wishy-washy answer? The main reasons Open Houses haven’t completely died out like our friend the dinosaur are: Realtors who are looking for more business still host Read the full article…

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