Chris Johnson's Blog Posts

10 Tips For FirstTime Homebuyers Navigating The Real Estate Market With Confidence

By: Chris Johnson | Plum Tree Realty | Lexington, KY | www.yourpropertyman.com Buying your first home is an exciting milestone, but it can also be a daunting process with various complexities

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The Power Of Curb Appeal And Maximizing Your Homes Value When Selling

When it comes to selling your home, first impressions matter. The moment a potential buyer lays eyes on your property, they begin forming opinions that can heavily influence their decision-making

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Get The Most Amount Of Money For Your Home In The Least Amount Of Time As Possible

                                                       

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How To Get The Most For Your Home In The Least Amount Of Time

How to get the most out of your home.In order to get the most amount of money for your home in the least amount of time, you need to know how to market your home. The better you market your home,

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Mortgage Rates For The Rest Of 2023

                                                       

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Your Property Man Website Resources

Homes for sale, daily mortgage rate updates, for sale by owner information, Central Kentucky real estate news, tips for buyers and sellers. yourpropertyman.com is your one stop source for all things

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Will Mortgage Rates Go Down In 2023

Being in the know directly affects my ability to serve my clients so I monitor mortgage rates very closely. A very common question I have received beginning at the end of 2022 was what do I think

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Is The Lexington KY Housing Market A Buyers Market

One of the most common questions I was asked in 2022 is: Are we in a buyers market here in the Lexington, KY area?The short answer is no, at least not yet. However we are definitely in a shift. What

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Should You Wait To Buy A Home Why Downturn Is Nothing Like 2008

Chris, should I wait to buy a house? Chris should I wait to sell my house? These have been my 2 most common questions since March 2022. In a cooling market many are worried that rising interest

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Why Buy Instead Of Rent

Why Buy Instead Of Rent?CHRIS JOHNSON | Plum Tree Realty | Lexington, KYHOME BUYING HAS EARNED a bad rap in recent years: The subprime mortgage crisis and ensuing economic meltdown left many

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Should You Wait To See If Interest Rates Go Down Before Buying A Home

You may look back at the first quarter of 2022 when mortgage interest rates were averaging in the 3 percentile and think such things as "I missed out!" "I should have bought then!" "Why did I wait?"

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Things You Should Know Before Buying A Condo

By: Chris Johnson | Plum Tree Realty | Lexington, KY | www.yourpropertyman.comThe process for buying a condo is different than buying a house. Before purchasing a condo there are some things that

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Your Offer Was Accepted What Comes Next

Congratulations you finally got an offer that was accepted on a new home! Now what can you expect? 1. LOAN PROCESSYou were probably already pre-approved with a lender but now starts the actual

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Contingent Versus Pending What Is The Difference

By Chris Johnson | Plum Tree Realty | Lexington, KY | www.yourpropertyman.comYou are keeping a close eye on your dream house and just as your were going to book a showing it is suddenly marked as

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Sellers Market And Buyers Market What Is The Difference

By Chris Johnson | Plum Tree Realty | Lexington, KYAre we in a sellers market or a buyers market? As a Realtor, this is one of the most common questions I receive. So, what is a sellers market and

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By: Chris Johnson | Plum Tree Realty | Lexington, KY Real Estate data that is coming in from April and May 2022 shows a definite softening of the housing market. Inventory continues to

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Does Recession Equal A Housing Crisis

By Chris Johnson | Plum Tree Realty | Lexington, KYWhen many people hear the word "recession" their minds may go back to 2007-2009 and the subsequent housing crisis that resulted in negative home

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Does A Pool Add Value To Your Home

By Chris Johnson | Plum Tree Realty | Lexington, KY |http://www.yourpropertyman.comOne of the most common questions that I get asked as a Real Estate agent is: Will a pool make my home more valuable

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For Sale By Owner Is It Really A Good Idea

For Sale By Owner - A Good Idea?Chris M Johnson -  Your Property ManLexington, KY FSBO (pronounced fizz-bo), or For Sale By Owner, is a way of selling your home without the use of a

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Negotiating The Home Inspection Process

By: Chris M Johnson - Your Property ManLexington, KY www.yourpropertyman.comMany buyers forget that the price isn’t the only or the last negotiation point in a real estate purchase.

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Who Is Chris Johnson

Meet one of Lexington, KY hardest working Realtors. Chris Johnson - Your Property Manhttps://thewokeagent.podbean.com/e/the-woke-agent-who-is-chris-johnson/?fbclid

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Build A Plan Of Action

Provided by "Your Property Man" Chris M JohnsonPlum Tree Realty - Lexington, KYBuying a home will probably rank as one of the biggest personal investments one can make. Being organized and in

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Is Your Home Worth What You Think It Is

By: Chris M Johnson "Your Property Man"Lexington, KYwww.yourpropertyman.comOne crucial part of the listing process is helping your clients to objectively evaluate their homes for

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Be The Neighborhood Expert Plant Yourself And Farm

By Chris M Johnson - Realtor Lexington, KY www.yourpropertyman.com “Be the neighborhood Real Estate know it all!” I was once told this by a Real Estate Coach. My initial impression of this

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The Difference Between Advertising And Soliciting

This is a continuation of an earlier article To Knock Or Not To Knock - That Is The Question in which I discussed whether on HOA can legally keep a person from knocking on doors in a

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To Knock Or Not To Knock That Is The Question

By: CHRIS M JOHNSON - Plum Tree Realty; Lexington, KYIt is common to find entire neighborhoods controlled by an HOA that post signs at the entrance of the neighborhood that say "no soliciting" or

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