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Can You Stop Louisville Foreclosures!

by Bob Sokoler

There is help for anyone facing foreclosure! But 7 out of 10 homeowners go into foreclosure without visible intervention. What’s worse is that 1 out of every 10 homeowners in the United States is currently behind on mortgage payments. The problem could be anything from a medical problem, loss of job, mortgage rate adjustment, divorce and more.  For homeowners facing foreclosure, these are tough and frustrating times. The problem is only going to get worse as Option Arm Loans matures and adjust upward (see graph). As more homeowners face foreclosure, now more than ever, it's important to identify your options. Foreclosure can be avoided, your credit can be saved, and your financial future can be salvaged. Go to http://www.bobwillhelp.com/ and sign up for free information about your Options and Solutions. For more information about our team head to www.weselllouisville.com.

A Real Estate Team that Makes a difference!

by Bob Sokoler

The Medley Sokoler team is often asked what makes us different that other realtors or real estate teams when selling a home. The answer includes hundreds reasons. Below are some of the reasons, but more importantly we’ve also included videos on our marketing, success stories and some of the work that our team does.

Understand that our concept is to always be available by phone. If you have a question (even in the middle of the night) Bob Sokoler’s phone is always on! Too may other agents only answer their phone during daytime hours! We feel our clients are paying us to always be “on call” and the same holds true with buyers. Let’s face it if a buyer has a question about your home, you want an agent who takes that call and tries to get the buyer into your home for a sale!

Our commitment to excellence extends into our marketing as well! Most other realtors use a cheap consumer grade camera to take pictures of your home and market it on the Internet. With 87% of all home buyers starting to look on the internet, you need more than a consumer picture promoting your home. We use Hi end professional gear and produce Hi quality pictures and videos. We market those pictures on web sites all over the world. Our goal is to get as many eyeballs on your home as possible, that’s why we’re so successful at selling homes. Simply look at the videos below and decide for yourself!

Finally we have a team in place that gets the job done daily! That means fewer problems for our sellers and buyers because we stay ahead of any potential problems. Those are just some of the reasons we’er different than other realtors and teams. We’d love to meet with you in person to explain the other reasons. Call Bob Sokoler anytime at (502) 376-5483 or go to www.weselllouisville.com or www.louisvillehomestoday.com .  

Home Search in Louisville

by Bob Sokoler

Looking for a home? You want to make sure the agent or agents you work with know the ins’ and outs’ of the real estate business. These days part time agents just don’t cut it. Too many things can go wrong and if an agent is at their primary job, there’s no way they can take the time to work on a problem. That’s why you need a full time agent and better yet a full time Real Estate team. The Medley Sokoler Team can help you buy and sell a home. Head to www.weselllouisville.com for more info. At the same time listen to what Dan and Leigh Anne McNamara had to say about their experience with us.

Stop the Foreclosure, we can help!

by Bob Sokoler

Steven and Deb Jeffries just sold their home in a short sale. Seven out of ten people facing a foreclosure never call a realtor or their bank to stop a foreclosure! Only a handful of realtors have actually been trained to handle a short sale properly. An agent who says  there is no correct way is in denial and I don’t mean a river in Egypt. Bob and Norine Sokoler are advanced CDPE certified and along with their team navigate through the red tape known as a short sale.  After watching the video call the Bob Sokoler and Medley Sokoler Team at (502) 376-5483 or head to www.weselllouisville.com or www.stoplouisvilleforeclosures.com.

 

Louisville picked as a top 10 City for Real Estate Recovery!

by Bob Sokoler

Great news for Louisville Home owners and anyone looking to buy Louisville Real Estate. A new report published today by U.S. News and World report picks Louisville Kentucky as one of the “10 Cities primed for a Real Estate Recovery”!  The article sites the fact Louisville’s real estate market never saw double digit appreciation so there was less room for Louisville Home prices to fall. On a negative note the article points to the recent Ford Motor plant layoffs and cutback in manufacturing. But also points to the recent UPS expansion and attendance at job fairs has been on the decline. Louisville was included in the “10 Cities primed for a Real Estate Recovery “article along side cities like Birmingham Alabama,  Philadelphia Pennsylvania and  Portland Oregon. Our Medley Sokoler team has been very busy the past couple of days with 5 contracts accepted in 4 days. As of this writing, the $8000 first time home buyers tax credit will end at the end of November, so first time buyers should be looking for a home now. To contact the Medley Sokoler Team call (502) 376-5483 or head to www.weselllouisville.com or www.louisvillehomestoday.com.

Louisville Home Sales Skyrocket July 2009!

by Bob Sokoler

It’s the home sale version of the cash for clunkers car rebate!  Louisville area home sales for the month of July jumped through the roof in July of 2009. Our area saw a 21% increase in home sales from July 2008 but were still 13% below the levels of July 2007 (before the housing market tanked).

 Another great sign that the Louisville housing market is going in the right direction, homes going under contract in July 2009 compared to the year before were up 32%.

The peak performing home prices were in the 100,000- 160,000 and 200,000-250,000 price ranges. Clearly the $8000 first time home buyers tax credit and lower interest rates played a major part in the homes sales increase and at the same time the people living in those entry levels homes were able to buy their next home which would typically be in the 200,000-250,000 price point.

The numbers show that the tax credit is a winner and along with the success from the cash for clunkers car traded-in program that was extended again this past Friday, our government should realize that extending and expanding the home buyer tax credit program would go a long way to moving the housing market and economy into the recovered category!  

For more information about The Medley Sokoler Team, head to www.weselllouisville.com

   

July 2009 


Number of Houses Under Contract

This month: 1284

Last month: 1331

This month last year: 0


Number of Houses Sold & Closed

This month: 1276

Last month: 1175

This month last year: 0

 


Average Selling Price

This month: $171,793

Last month: $166,038

This month last year: $0


Average Days on Market

This month: 89

Last month: 84

This month last year: 0


Median Sales Price

140,000

 July 2008

Number of Houses Under Contract

This month: 998

Last month: 932

This month last year: 0


Number of Houses Sold & Closed

This month: 1015

Last month: 1191

This month last year: 0

 


Average Selling Price

This month: $173,521

Last month: $182,971

This month last year: $0


Average Days on Market

This month: 92

Last month: 88

This month last year: 0


Median Sales Price

141,000

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The Sokoler- Medley Team
RE/MAX Properties East
10525 Timberwood Circle Suite 100
Louisville KY 40223
502-376-5483
502 992-4137
Fax: 502-719-8152