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I was born in Louisville, raised in Oldham County, and am a near life-time resident of Louisville. Having lived in Atlanta, GA for several years where I worked in commercial real estate working in hotel development, and then I ultimately returned “home” to Louisville several years ago. I have always had family including his parents, Ron and Sandy, as well as two sisters and other family members living in Louisville and the surrounding areas. I count many of my friends in our community, being people that I have known since the early days of my childhood. As a real estate professional with Kentucky Select Properties, and Realtor with both the Greater Louisville and National Associations of Realtors, I love what I do for a living. Helping “friends” find the homes of their dreams and moving into their next “chapters”! Working as a full service Realtor specializing in the marketing and selling of existing and new construction properties, residential single-family homes and condos/lofts. If you wanted to sum up my real estate marketing “mindset”, it would be one word, passionate! I am very experienced working with both first-time and repeat home buyers, making sure that my clients find a home that suits their needs, their wants, and also their budgets. I am well-versed in representing clients buying or selling light-commercial and investment properties/facilities. Having vast resources from which to pull from to meet my clients needs when seeking and securing those types of properties. Making sure the details of buying a property from offers, to acceptance, to inspection, and then the various banking/legal requirements are dealt with efficiently and within the allowed time frames. Taking the hassle out of buying real estate. Experienced with relocations both into and out of the Louisville area, both regional and international. I am very well connected thru the Kentucky Select Properties network of global real estate professionals, and I also have connections with various Realtors all over the world. In my free time, I enjoy everything our great city has to offer. A big “Mac” head, I love working with Apple products and technology in general. I also enjoy golf with my Dad and his buddies, dinners at all the great independent restaurants we have here, love automobiles, and I enjoy just “hanging out” with friends, and family. My Mission Statement: My philosophy is simple: clients come first. I pledge to be in constant communication with my clients, keeping them fully informed throughout the entire buying or selling process. I believe that if you’re not left with an amazing experience, I haven’t done my job. I don’t measure success through achievements or awards, but through the satisfaction of my clients.
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By: Michael Thacker - Louisville RealtorIdeaFestival, which is held here in Louisville every fall has gotten bigger each year since its start. Hosted at the Kentucky Center for the Arts, it is an exciting event which keeps growing year over year!With over thirty sessions over four days, 2015's ev...
01/25/2016
By: Michael Thacker - Louisville RealtorThe graphic below, 10 Things NOT to do When Applying for a Loan was shared by Rodny Davidson of First Community Mortgage.This is a great visual reminder of things that you should not do, when either preparing for, and especially in the midst of applying for...
01/22/2016
By: Michael Thacker – Louisville RealtorDon’t bring your booze or fireworks, and no bonfires permitted, but the city of Louisville does allow and encourages the sue of its parks for sledding.Open from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily, all of the hills below are deemed open for sledding, when weather permi...
01/20/2016
  By: Michael Thacker - Louisville Realtor The Greater Louisville Association of Realtors (GLAR) released their most recent real estate numbers for sold/closed properties and new real estate listings early this week, due to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday being today. They have been neglecting...
01/17/2016
Guest Post: Rodny Davidson – First Community MortgageFirst Community Mortgage is pleased to offer the newest Kentucky Housing program “Hardest Hit Fund Down Payment Assistance Program” available 1/20/2016.- 1st time buyers can receive up to $15000 in down payment assistance- Zero percent interest...
01/15/2016
By: Michael Thacker - Louisville Realtor I am very active on LinkedIn, as I have found that its a great place to network with other like-minded business professionals. It also allows me to target some of my marketing of my clients homes, especially those that demand a specific type of buyer, or f...
01/08/2016
By: Michael Thacker - Louisville RealtorIf you are looking for a job, a career, and you are open to relocating, I may have a suggestion for you.There are many reasons to consider Louisville, Kentucky, such as it being a Google eCity, Top Twenty for Most Caring cities in the United States, and a t...
01/05/2016
By: Michael Thacker - Louisville RealtorAs a Realtor, I am always amazed when I visit homes on the market in how un-prepared they are to sell. These staging tips for the master bedroom make a specific point of mentioning that bedding, etc. should be used to un-personalize the space, not the other...
01/03/2016
Guest Post: Rodriguez Cleaning ServicesApply WD-40® spray and leave for a few minutes.Apply a small amount of dry-cleaning solvent or alcohol to the stain. Use small amounts to prevent any possible spreading of stain. Blot quickly using soft, absorbent, white material such as paper towel or napki...
01/03/2016
By: Michael Thacker - Louisville RealtorDan Crutcher and Sam Watkins do a video presentation showing what they call a Vision of West Louisville as presented to a group of business leaders here in Louisville, KY not too long ago.I found this video to be very interesting, even being a native of the...
01/02/2016
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