Posted in: Cherokee Triangle, Crescent Hills, Douglass Hills, Highlands, Hills and Dales, Hurstbourne, Jeffersontown, Louisville Homes Information, Louisville Neighborhoods, Louisville Real Estate, Middletown, Norbourne Estates, Real Estate News, Rolling Fields, Seneca Park, St. Matthews, Wolf Pen Branch, Younger Group News, Author: Younger Group (August 14, 2010)
When I was married recently, I wore a lovely white lace dress, but my shoes were a sexy periwinkle blue. They not only added a fun touch of color, but proved to be comfortable enough to transport me through the streets of Paris.
I thought about my magic blue shoes this weekend as the Louisville Home Builder’s Association is holding their annual Tour of Remodeled Homes on Saturday, August 14th and Sunday, August 16. This offers potential buyers a wonderful chance to see some refurbished properties our walkable city. Sponsored annually for the past 25 years, the tour is great idea generator if you are looking to remodel your own home for your own enjoyment or for resale. For potential buyers, the tour spotlights some the best neighborhoods in east Louisville.
Included on the tour are 3 homes in Cherokee Triangle, and 19 more in St. Matthews , Norbourne Estates, Crescent Hills, Rolling Fields, Highlands, Middletown, Beechwood Village, Hills and Dales, Douglass Hills, Jeffersontown, Hurstbourne, and the Seneca Park and Wolf Pen Branch areas. (Visit the clicakable map at 2010 Tour of Remodeled Homes to see exactly where the homes are.)
Some of the homes on the tour were built within the last few decades, while others are historic. One Cherokee Triangle property, for example, was a century home that required special approval from the Metro Landmarks Commission as it was in a historic preservation district.
Regardless of the age of their home, the owners of all the homes on the tour preferred to stay in their neighborhood rather than move. As a result, 9 upgraded the bath,13 the kitchen, 7 a deck, porch, or sunroom, and 7 the family room. At least 13 added an addition. Should the families move, they will see a return on investment for much of their cost, especially on the kitchen, bathroom, and deck enhancements. These improvements will pull future resident to the neighborhoods.
Maybe you will be able to catch the tour in person or look at the renovations on line.. In any case, I will walk you through your real estate transaction in any neighborhood in Louisville, whether you are looking for a historic home or new construction – or anything in between.