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Send Pests Packing While You're Away

Published Thursday, June 23, 2016

Summer vacation season is heating up and while many homeowners take precautions to ensure their homes are properly lit, locked and protected from burglars when they head out of town, they probably don’t think about the intruders that can make their way in on four, six or eight legs.  These squatters can cause significant damage and Arrow has put together a pre-vacation checklist for homeowners to protect their families and homes.

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Stormwater News

Published Thursday, June 23, 2016

The following is a passage from the Warren County Stormwater Management Ordinance:
Section III.D.1.c.

“No solid materials, including building materials, shall be discharged to waters of the Commonwealth, except as authorized by a Section 404 permit.”

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REALTORS Call to Action

Published Tuesday, June 14, 2016

REALTORS® Call to Action:

H.R. 3700 was passed by the U.S. House 427-0. Despite passing with NO OBJECTIONS, the U.S. Senate has not acted on H.R. 3700.  

This legislation provides significant benefits to taxpayers, homebuyers and the real estate market by:

  • Removing a burdensome and expensive FHA Condo approval process
  • Reducing FHA restrictions on the number of condos available to homebuyers
  • Permanently streamlining Rural Housing Service loan processing

 

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Social Media Posting

Published Thursday, May 19, 2016

Articles submitted by Business Partners of the REALTOR® Association of Southern Kentucky will now be posted on our Facebook page as well!

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Are Mosquitoes Bringing Us the Zika Virus

Published Friday, April 22, 2016

If you’ve turned on your TV to watch the evening news or looked at the top headlines in your favorite newspaper once during the past few months, I’m guessing you’ve seen this four-letter word — Zika. Indeed, Zika virus has been at the forefront of popular press, academic, and industry publications lately. This once obscure, neglected tropical disease is making headlines due to its association with microcephaly in infants and Guillain-Barré syndrome.

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Arrow Exterminators Warns of an Active Season for These Three Bugs

Published Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Arrow Exterminators Warns of an Active Season for These Three Pests

This time of year, folks in our area are enjoying the budding flowers and warmer temperatures. Unfortunately, flowers are not the only thing popping up all over the place. Stink Bugs, Kudzu Bugs and Carpenter Bees all spring into action in the early part of this season causing many headaches for homeowners.

Arrow Exterminators, a local pest and termite control company encourages residents to learn about these pests and the steps they can take to protect their homes from the invasion. "All this wet weather we have experienced recently is sure to increase the populations of these pests," said Arrow pest expert Charlie Jones. "By taking a few simple steps, you can go a long way in preventing these pests from entering or damaging your home."

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Stormwater News

Published Thursday, April 14, 2016

Anyone ever heard of or ever think you might need an "AWQP" someday?  AWQP stands for Agriculture Water Quality Plan. 

Landowners in Warren County who own 10 or more acres of ground and utilize it for agriculture or siviculture purposes (the growing or cultivating of trees) are required to develop a plan to protect surface and ground water resources from pollution resulting from agriculture or siviculture activities.

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Remodeling Right: DIY or Professional?

Published Thursday, April 14, 2016

      It’s fun and inspiring to watch TV shows about home design and remodeling – everything from the latest looks in countertops to whole-house remodels. And YouTube and other online video sites are chockfull of helpful how-tos and demos to assist homeowners through countless do-it-yourself projects.

         There are relatively simple home projects that can be completed by DIYers, such as hanging pictures, interior painting, caulking, and changing door knobs and cabinet pulls. And, homeowners with the correct tools and a higher skill level should be able to tackle some aesthetic work such as installing crown molding. But it’s also important to know when to stop and hire a professional.

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