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Home Ownership Is Still The Best Option, According To Lenders

Published Monday, October 2, 2017

Home ownership is still the best option in the market areas of Owensboro, Bowling Green, Huntingburg, Evansville, Newburgh, and Louisville .  Affordability constraints have emerged as one of the biggest challenges to the continued housing recovery since the 2008 crash. However, based on the breakeven rate, it will be a long time before renting becomes the more sensible and attractive option.

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Fannie May Student Loan Debt Solutions

Published Thursday, September 7, 2017

Today, 44 million Americans have student loan debt. So, it’s no surprise that student debt may be what’s keeping your client from their dreams of owning a home.

But there’s good news—Fannie Mae recently implemented new policies that may help more potential buyers qualify for a mortgage loan. 

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Stormwater News

Published Monday, August 28, 2017

The Warren County Division of Stormwater Management is constantly striving to meet the requirements of our Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Permit issued to the county by the KY Division of Water and the federal Environmental Protection Agency.  Kentucky’s State Home Builders Association recently made comments on the proposed new permit from the Kentucky Division of Water (KDOW) which regulates/directs our local permit.

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Bugs Want To Go Back To School Too

Published Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Arrow Exterminators Educates Parents and Teachers on the Top Pests Heading Back to School This Year.

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Is Your Business Card Doing It's Job?

Published Thursday, June 29, 2017

A business card is the workhorse of commerce: the fundamental marketing tool to tell a client the who, what, where, when, why and how of your realtor business.  It's the primary source of reference and has the longest shelf life of any printed information you give customers... and potential customers!

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Stormwater News

Published Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Warren County Division for Stormwater Management staff is dedicated to developing and presenting engaging learning materials at numerous outreach events throughout the year. We recently partnered with the City of Bowling Green Environmental Compliance Division and Operation P.R.I.D.E. to host the Spring 2017 Streamside Field Day.  This event was also the first partnership to involve Earthforce (an international environmental education organization) and GM Green (an employee environmental initiative).  The event was held at Romanza Johnson Park, a location that offers abundant surroundings to learn about local waterways as well as recreational opportunities such as kayaking and canoeing.  Participants included approximately 120 6th grade students from Jody Richards Elementary.  The various presenters and volunteers were made up of representatives from local governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Presenting organizations and topics covered included:

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What You Need To Know About Appraisals

Published Tuesday, March 21, 2017

If you are buying a home and need a mortgage, the lender will require a property appraisal—comparing the sales price you have negotiated to other comparable homes that have sold in the area.

If you are thinking of refinancing your home to pay off a first and second mortgage, or pay off high interest rate credit card debt, you will also need an appraisal.  Here are some things you need to know: 

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Stormwater News

Published Thursday, March 9, 2017

As residents of Warren County, we are very fortunate to be a part of a thriving, progressive and expanding community.  Evidence of this continued development can be seen throughout the county at various construction projects.  The Warren County Department of Building and Electrical Services reported a near record year in regards to permit applications in 2016.  Approximately 950 building permits were applied for during calendar year 2016.  Of those 950 permit applications, 440 were for Single Family Residence structures.  This growth generates many benefits for our citizens.  However, it may also create challenges that must be addressed to ensure successful progress.  Residential construction in areas of high density development is one of the trends becoming more common in Warren County that may require additional attention to stormwater standards.  The following highlights a few key points that contractors, realtors and homeowners can use to improve compliance performance with stormwater regulations

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