From L.A. – Stout Burgers and Beers Opening in the Highlands

The spot formerly known as La Bodega Tapas Bar, which was sister to De La Torres Spanish Restaurant, a Highlands favorite for 25 years, has been leased! After De La Torres closed its doors in April of 2014, one of the best new restaurants of the year, Louvino, opened its doors. Since then we have all been patiently waiting for someone to take over next door where La Bodega used to dwell. Recently I noticed that vacant Highlands restaurant had been marked as a pending lease. One day later, I found out that we are getting a new addition from the west coast. Continue reading “From L.A. – Stout Burgers and Beers Opening in the Highlands”

Louisville’s Greatest Awards – 2014 RESULTS

Now that we have entered 2015, it’s time to start looking back at what we experienced in 2014. From restaurants to real estate, Louisville saw some pretty amazing changes, and quite a bit of progress. Based on my personal experience, a few friends, and input from social media throughout the entire year, I have decided to reveal some of the greatest things in Louisville for 2014. There is so much awesomeness that it’s hard to include everyone. Louisville’s Greatest Awards came about based on the following criteria:

Restaurants/pubs: Price, service, product, and atmosphere
Events: Popularity, organization, amenities
Real Estate: All data taken from the Greater Louisville MLS Continue reading “Louisville’s Greatest Awards – 2014 RESULTS”

Selecting a Mortgage Lender for Your Louisville Home Purchase

There are three people that you want by your side when you buy your next home in Louisville: a great home inspector, a proven Realtor, and a knowledgeable local lender that cares. These three people need to be your expert, your proxy, and your adviser throughout the home buying process. Blindly picking them without doing your own due diligence will create problems for you down the road. Since the financing portion of the home buying process determines whether or not you will even need a Realtor and a home inspector, let’s talk about how to pick a mortgage lender that will service your specific needs. Continue reading “Selecting a Mortgage Lender for Your Louisville Home Purchase”