Difference Between Owning a House and a Condo

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The main difference between owning a house and a condo is in the form of ownership. With a house, homeowners have the right to all of the property both inside and outside. Whereas with a condo, owners only have exclusive right to their unit and share common areas with other unit owners. However there are also other differences that should be considered when deciding between a house and a condo.

Check out this video that show a few of the major differences between a owning a house and a condo:

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Conrad Meertins, Jr.
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Spotlight on Radcliff

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Radcliff is a friendly and inviting area so you shouldn’t have any trouble fitting in. But what should a Louisville appraiser or anyone considering a real estate purchase there know? Here’s a brief neighborhood profile to give you an idea of what it’s like to live in Radcliff:

These are just a few things you should know about your potential new home. If you find this information interesting or useful, please like Choice Appraisal Services, LLC on Facebook and please support us by making Louisville real estate appraisal related comments on our blogs and YouTube videos.

The Appraisal Process

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A home appraisal is an expert’s opinion of how much your home is worth.
Most lenders will order a home appraisal, which gives you a trained professional’s assessment of the home’s market value. The appraisal can include recent sales information for similar properties, the current condition of the property, and the location of the property.

Take a look at this video that shows how a home appraisal works.

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Conrad Meertins, Jr.
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Spotlight on the Highlands

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The Highlands is best known for its eclectic local shops, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs. But what should a Louisville appraiser or anyone considering a real estate purchase there know? Here’s a brief neighborhood profile to give you an idea of what it’s like to live in the Highlands:

These are just a few things you should know about your potential new home. If you find this information interesting or useful, please like Choice Appraisal Services, LLC on Facebook and please support us by making Louisville real estate appraisal related comments on our blogs and YouTube videos.

10 Home Maintenance Tips For First-Time Home Buyers

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Buying a home for the first time can be an exciting experience. But along with all the unpacking and furniture shopping, you will also need to learn how to properly care for your new home. Doing routine home maintenance will allow you to save energy and money in the long run.

Here are 10 home maintenance tips to help you get started.

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Conrad Meertins, Jr.
www.choiceappraisals.org 502-309-2323

Property Value Estimators

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A lot of homebuyers begin their search online to determine the value of their home. The internet provides numerous resources for everything related to real estate – locating properties, viewing, listing, advice on buying and selling, and home value estimators. These sites, which generate property values that may differ from each other, look at sales price histories for comparable properties in an area. So what home value websites do homeowners use to lookup the value of their property?

Here is a video that shows 7 websites that give free estimated market values of your home or homes you are interested in.

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Conrad Meertins, Jr.
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Appraisal Management Companies FAQs

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Many appraisals are ordered through an Appraisal Management Company (AMC). But the average person may not understand the nature of appraisal management companies. Why not learn more by watching this video. The content is taken from: http://www.realtor.org/appraisal/nar-issue-brief-appraisal-management-company-qa

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Conrad Meertins, Jr.
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Types of Valuation for Real Estate

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There are several types and definitions of value sought by a real estate appraisal. The most common is market value. However there are other types of value that can be estimated for various reasons. It is important to use modifiers such as “market,” “investment,” “insurable,” etc., to have a clear understanding of the value which an appraiser is reporting.

Check out this video for an overview of the different types of value in real estate.

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Thanks for reading,
Conrad Meertins, Jr.
www.choiceappraisals.org 502-309-2323

Spotlight on Shively

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Shively is a friendly and inviting area so you shouldn’t have any trouble fitting in. But what should a Louisville appraiser or anyone considering a real estate purchase there know? Here’s a brief neighborhood profile to give you an idea of what it’s like to live in Shively:

These are just a few things you should know about your potential new home. If you find this information interesting or useful, please like Choice Appraisal Services, LLC on Facebook and please support us by making Louisville real estate appraisal related comments on our blogs and YouTube videos.

Spotlight on Pleasure Ridge Park

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Pleasure Ridge Park is a friendly and inviting area so you shouldn’t have any trouble fitting in. But what should a Louisville appraiser or anyone considering a real estate purchase there know? Here’s a brief neighborhood profile to give you an idea of what it’s like to live in Pleasure Ridge Park:

These are just a few things you should know about your potential new home. If you find this information interesting or useful, please like Choice Appraisal Services, LLC on Facebook and please support us by making Louisville real estate appraisal related comments on our blogs and YouTube videos.