Market Trends

What Does FHA Say About Inground Pools?

Anybody wanna go for a swim?   As I write this blog post, it’s mid-December and currently cold & raining outside my office.  Maybe I’m dreaming of summer already, I don’t know. Regardless, I thought I’d write a quick post about swimming pools and FHA appraisals.   So let’s ‘jump’ right in!  (Sorry. That was [...]

What Does FHA Say About Inground Pools?2020-01-10T21:03:12+00:00

Owensboro’s Biggest Over-Improvement

Owensboro’s most expensive home has sold:  16 Stone Creek Park. And it sold at almost a $2 Million loss.   According to MLS records, the home located at 16 Stone Creek Park in Owensboro sold in May for $2.2 Million to a local businessman, making it the most expensive residential property to ever sell in [...]

Owensboro’s Biggest Over-Improvement2019-07-14T02:49:36+00:00

How Appraisers Can Help Investors

If you are a real estate investor or interested in becoming a real estate investor you may find a real estate appraiser can be a valuable resource for your investments!   Helping homeowners navigate the appraisal process, Ryan Bays, SRA, AI-RRS

How Appraisers Can Help Investors2019-06-10T15:08:52+00:00

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

2017 Year in Review: Owensboro Real Estate

It's been a great year for Owensboro real estate!  Inventory was down, prices were up (although not nearly as high as many announced earlier last year), and homes spent less time on the market than they have in the past.  In addition to the infographic above, here's some information you'll find helpful about the Owensboro/Daviess County [...]

2017 Year in Review: Owensboro Real Estate2018-01-19T23:30:15+00:00

Owensboro Real Estate Market 2013: A Look Back

Whenever we consider how strong, or weak, the real estate market is, it’s never good to only look at the last months’ sales and come up with an opinion.  Sometimes, it’s helpful to look at the BIG picture.  That’s what I’ve done here:  I’ve taken a few of the more common factors when thinking about [...]

Owensboro Real Estate Market 2013: A Look Back2015-01-27T01:44:15+00:00

The One Percent

There’s been a lot of discussion the last several years about ‘the one percent.’  You know, that gap between the wealthiest Americans, and the rest of us.  There was even a 2006 documentary about the one percent.  Well, what does this have to do with appraisals?   […]

The One Percent2015-01-27T01:43:47+00:00

Market Trend in Landsdowne Subdivision

Upon completing an appraisal assignment in the Landsdowne area of Owensboro, I noticed an interesting trend.  I analyzed seventeen sales in the subdivision, all of which were listed for sale through the MLS and sold in the past twelve months (one sale was not considered as it was a short sale).  After analyzing these sales, [...]

Market Trend in Landsdowne Subdivision2015-01-27T01:43:47+00:00