Solid Second Quarter Home Sales in Louisville

With an upward trend across the board in the first quarter for just about every neighborhood in the Louisville housing market, it is no surprise that the second quarter is responding in kind. While the number of Louisville homes for sale remains relatively low, home sales continue to increase as prices do too. Continue reading “Solid Second Quarter Home Sales in Louisville”

Highlands Homes Few and Far Between in 1st Quarter Housing Update

At the risk of sounding like a broken record, the Louisville housing market is starving for new listings. You may hear a lot of people referring to this as an “inventory shortage”. It’s true. Buyers are all over the place and they can’t find what they’re looking for because there’s just not a lot for sale. As true as this is for Jefferson County homes for sale, it’s also true for Highlands homes for sale. Continue reading “Highlands Homes Few and Far Between in 1st Quarter Housing Update”

Selling the Lustron Dream | 2827 Eleanor Ave

Not a lot of people know what I’m talking about when I say “Lustron”. Is it a spaceship? No. Is it a small town on the moon? Try again. The Lustron is a pre-fabricated home that came about in 1948 due to the the post-World War II housing crisis. With waves of military personnel returning to a civilian life at a time when the U.S. housing market was on life support from the depression, there was a serious need for a speedy build. The answer, according to Lustron founder and inventor, Carl Strandlund, was a pre-fabricated home that was built out of steel in a Columbus, Ohio factory, shipped to the build site, and assembled there. With only fourteen or so of these beauties still standing in Louisville, and around fifteen hundred total remaining in the US, a chance to own a piece of history like this doesn’t present itself very often. Continue reading “Selling the Lustron Dream | 2827 Eleanor Ave”