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LEXpert 

John Rice

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  1. tymtymory
    03-16-2017 06:29 AM - permalink
    tymtymory
    I am new to Kentucky and getting ready to buy a home. How does the commission work for agents? I am assuming the seller pays the commission for both the buying and selling agent as in other states, but want to confirm that.
  2. Mamakia
    02-02-2015 11:22 AM - permalink
    Mamakia
    Best Neighborhoods for Retirees in Lexington
    Hi-
    Thank you very much for you reply to my post. Regarding newer or older homes - we would like a home built 2005 or later. Looking for abt 1800 sq ft. Would need a sizable back yard that is or can be fenced in for our dogs.

    Hope that helps with additional advice. I will be coming to Lexington in June and wanted to check it out.
  3. easydoesit
    09-02-2010 09:36 AM - permalink
    easydoesit
    Question -

    Hey Lexpert, I am wondering, from your experience, what kinds of people are buying homes in 2 areas -Gardenside/Garden Springs area and Southland?

    Just curious to know if the demographics might be changing in those areas. Typically, those areas IMO have been sort of working class people & older people who have lived there a long time & own the home from my perception.

    - Thanks
  4. LEXpert

About Me

  • About LEXpert
    Biography
    Been in Lexington for 26 years. I'm all about the neighborhoods!
    Location
    Todds Rd. area
    Previous locations
    Kenwick (Twice!), Redding Rd., Montavesta, Gainesway, UK area
    Interests
    Real Estate, Architecture, Home Improvement and Cars
    Occupation
    Realtor
    Sex
    Male
    Marital/Relationship status
    Married
    Favorite Music
    I'm one of those people that constantly changes the radio station in search of a better song.
    Favorite TV Shows
    Just about anything on HGTV or DIY
    Name
    John Rice (859)227-4333 or realtorjohnrice@yahoo.com
    Height
    I feel like I am over 6 foot tall, but I haven't found anybody to agree with me yet.
    Weight
    too much
    Body type
    Round
    Heroes
    Just about anybody who has had a goal and did it........that may be you?
    Pets
    Beagle-Pot Bellied Pig mix........She is so fat, that is what she looks like!
    Any additional information
    I have a YouTube channel too: http://www.youtube.com/user/realtorjohnrice
  • Status updates
    Feel like Superman, but I'm just a Realtor - 06-01-2010 07:00 AM
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    Being LEXpert - 06-01-2010 06:58 AM
    Being LEXpert - 06-01-2010 06:57 AM
    Living a Realtor's Dream!! - 05-26-2010 07:19 AM
    Getting ready for a closing today. - 05-26-2010 06:00 AM

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Posted 03-14-2012 at 11:23 AM by LEXpert Comments 0
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Yeah, it sure is. I remember throughout my career seeing other Realtors try to create urgency by saying "Now is the time to buy!" It was usually tied to a drop in the interest rates. I always thought my clients were smart enough to realize that interest rates dropping by an eighth of a point wasn't that big of a deal, so I never jumped on that wagon.

Today is different though. I am saying now is a great time to buy. Probably the best time in the past 15 years based on...

Posted 06-08-2011 at 01:43 PM by LEXpert Comments 0
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Well, I did a video tour of two of my favorite older spots......Meadowthorpe and Pensacola Park. Both of these neighborhoods give you that vibe that old neighborhood folk want where it still feels like an old neighborhood. Not one of those spots where you can find a cool older house, but next door is an 8-plex built in the 1960's

In Lexington, it can be hard to find that combination of an older neighborhood, in a decent part of town, with acceptable schools, and stay under $200k....

Posted 05-19-2011 at 10:39 AM by LEXpert Comments 0
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If you want to buy a house in Lexington and are planning to spend around $100k, the depressed market sure has done you a favor! Just a few years ago you really didn't have many good choices.

After I meet a buyer and hear the criteria for what they want, I try to put myself in their shoes and think about where I would pick if I was a buyer with the same criteria.

Big on anybody's list is usually a good location for things like shopping/dining and resale, plus an area...

Posted 01-19-2011 at 06:39 PM by LEXpert Comments 0
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CrvXvHwfpt4

Facts on Waterford
  • Schools are Southern Elementary, Southern Middle, and Tates Creek High.
  • 354 houses per PVA.
  • Most are 10-17 years old.
  • Prices range from $200-300k and gets you 2000 square feet without a basement to 4000 square feet with a finished basement.....and anything in between!
Watch the video for more details

Posted 12-28-2010 at 03:05 PM by LEXpert Comments 0
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Here is a video tour I did of a neigborhood in Lexington called Still Meadow: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=apFQkw8vqdU

This neighborhood is in NE Lex between Richmond Road and Todds Road and is outside of Man O War Blvd. Prices are in the $420-600k range. Schools are pretty popular choices with buyers. I really like this neighborhood and think you will too.....Check it out!!

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