Community Interests

Neighborhood by the Numbers: Thorobred East

This week, we did multiple appraisals in the Thorobred East / Normandy Heights neighborhood located in the eastern portion of Owensboro, just off Highway 54 and Thruston Dermont Road.  We’re seeing some really interesting trends in this neighborhood (the two are grouped together for simplicity), and thought we’d share them with our readers.   Since [...]

Neighborhood by the Numbers: Thorobred East2019-05-20T15:46:21+00:00

FHA and Cosmetic Improvements

Many homes are purchased with FHA financing, and unless you’re buying a brand new home, there’s likely some cosmetic issues that need to be fixed...sometime.  What does FHA say about these minor issues, commonly referred to as deferred maintenance?  Keep reading and find out!   But first, let’s briefly define what we’re talking about.  When [...]

FHA and Cosmetic Improvements2019-05-15T21:34:43+00:00

What Happens if My Appraisal Comes Back Under Contract Price?

We recently did an appraisal on a home that was under contract.  During the inspection portion of the appraisal, we were discussing with the homeowner the next steps of the appraisal process.  We’ll send in the report, and you should hear from your lender soon after.  If you have any questions, contact your lender.  And [...]

What Happens if My Appraisal Comes Back Under Contract Price?2019-02-25T01:54:42+00:00

Appraisal 101 Part 1: Back to the Basics

School is in session. In this blog post - which is part one of a three-part series called ‘Appraisal 101’ - we will be answering two very important and fundamental questions:  What is a real estate appraisal?; and what is a real estate appraiser? Question 1:  What is a real estate appraisal? If you Google ‘what is [...]

Appraisal 101 Part 1: Back to the Basics2019-01-18T18:04:13+00:00

Riverfront Appraisals Nominated as 2018 Business of the Year

What better way to kick off our 10th year in business than with a nomination as Business of the Year!  We were beyond thrilled to be among the finalists for the Owensboro Chamber of Commerce 2018 Business of the Year (1-10 Employees) award! In the success story of Riverfront Appraisals, I am not the hero.  [...]

Riverfront Appraisals Nominated as 2018 Business of the Year2018-01-27T20:36:13+00:00

Helping the Helpless

Spring is a busy time of year for us.  Not only are the buyers coming to life now that the cold weather has (mostly) left us, but the interest rates are still at record lows, so the refinance market continues to be strong. But real estate isn’t the only thing occupying our time right now. [...]

Helping the Helpless2015-01-27T01:43:47+00:00