6 Ways to Teach Your Children Gratitude

This has been an unprecedented year for most Americans. As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, some may be finding a lot to be grateful for– for example, the end of the election process, or remaining healthy through the pandemic– while others may have had a different experience and may be struggling with feeling gratitude. Sometimes […]

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16 Tips for Relocating to a New Town

            Moving is always hard work but moving to a new town can be exceptionally hard, even when you are excited about your next chapter in life. As your real estate agent, I can refer you to an agent in your new town to help you find your new home, […]

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Home Maintenance Tips for Fall and Winter

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The cold season has already arrived in many parts of the country. Here in Frankfort, we’ve had those random over 70° days, but I think that is now behind us!

It’s important to prepare your home for the colder weather coming. Taking a little bit of time to winterize your home can save you a lot of time – and money – later on. Check out these tips for preparing your home for the fall and winter.

1. Check window and door weather stripping for damage.

2. Disconnect water hoses and turn off outdoor water supply lines and irrigation system.

3. Wrap exterior water pipes or hose bibs with heating tape.

4. Clean your gutters.

5. Check your roof for damage or leaks.

6. Fill cracks in your driveway and foundation.

7. Check attic insulation for pest damage.

8. Have your furnace serviced.  See my previous blog on HVAC systems for recommendations on companies.

9. Check your chimney for obstructions and make sure your damper is working.

10. Clean and store your lawnmower.

11. Aerate and fertilize your lawn. Check your local Southern States for some great assistance in this area!

12. Change the air filters in your HVAC system.

13. Change smoke detector batteries.

14. Clean and store outdoor furniture.

15. Have landscaping pruned and put fresh mulch down.

16. Bring potted plants inside.

17. Change your ceiling fan direction.

18. Clean humidifiers before using.

19. Check the condition of your pool cover.

5 Most Expensive Homes Sold in Frankfort in October

Out of 64 homes sold in October, these were the 5 most expensive…

5. Buena Vista Estates: Sold for $325,000       buena vista estates home sold

4. Heritage: Sold for $365,500                             heritage neighborhood home

3. Rural Area: Sold for $399,900                         rural frankfort

2. Leatherwood: Sold for $440,000                   leatherwood neighborhood

1. Two Creeks: Sold for $550,000                                                            *No Photo Available*

*Data researched using Lexington-Bluegrass Association of REALTORS®*

5 Most Expensive Homes Sold in Frankfort in September

Out of 60 homes sold in September, these were the 5 most expensive…

5. Downtown: Sold for $299,900                *No Photo Available*

     4. Rural Area: Sold for $307,000              Frankfort rural home            

         3. Two Creeks: Sold for $380,000         two creeks frankfort ky home            

    2. Bon Air: Sold for $410,000                        bon air home frankfort ky

1. Rural Area: Sold for $455,000                horse farm sold in frankfort ky

*Data researched using Lexington-Bluegrass Association of REALTORS®*