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Our Secrets for Expert Digital Curb Appeal
The majority of buyers will first explore your home online, making “digital curb appeal” essential. How do we craft the perfect presentation for our clients? Curated Imagery Carefully-selected professional photos direct potential buyers’ attention to your home’s most desirable features. We often tell clients that our approach is editorial (like a magazine spread) rather [...]
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September 28, 2023
Fireplace at Historic Cabin on Watts Ferry
Can you tear down a home on the National Register? Should you?
We’re historic home experts, and we often encounter a great deal of misinformation and even apprehension regarding preservation. Our brokerage helps clients navigate the process of buying or selling heritage properties with sensitivity. It is our aim to provide clarity and encouragement through keen expertise. Here, we’d like to share [...]
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August 28, 2023
Evans Mill
What is a “proof of funds” letter & why might I need one?
When viewing a listing or writing a cash offer, you may be asked for a “proof of funds” letter. 90% of Kirkpatrick & Co. transactions involve properties in excess of $1 million. Cash transactions have always been typical in that price range but are especially so in today’s competitive markets. Buyers [...]
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July 14, 2023
How can a buyer benefit from private brokerage?
We often hear how desirable private brokerage is for sellers.  What are the benefits to our buying clients? Confidentiality Many of our Kirkpatrick & Co. clients are high-profile individuals who value their privacy and prefer to keep their real estate transactions confidential. A private transaction can ensures that many details about the [...]
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July 11, 2023
Seldom Scene Farm
Meet the Surprising New Farm Buyers
Here’s why the buyer for your farm might surprise you… Seldom Scene Farm, sold by Kirkpatrick & Co. As expected, the equine “infrastructure” continues to draw sporthorse equestrians to the Bluegrass. The thoroughbred farm market remains strong, too, with many operations investing in further land acquisition. (We talk a little more about [...]
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June 30, 2023
Add a dash of white
Our unexpected staging tips will prepare your home for savvy buyers A white coverlet brings rest for the eye in this charming room via @riverbend_c.1840 Adding a dash of white brings freshness and calm for the eye. White grounds bold patterns and colors and perks up muddy or gray-toned interiors. Consider… replacing your patterned [...]
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March 15, 2023