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8/2/2017 Kitchen Remodels & ROIs: What Buyers Are Looking for Today

In 2017, a minor kitchen remodel offers the 4th best return on investment (ROI) out of any home improvement projects, so when doing so, it’s important to do it right. Since the kitchen is likely one of the first things potential buyers see when going through your home on an open house or showing, it’s easy to see how making a good impression with your kitchen can help sell your home quicker and for more money. However, you do want to be sure not to overdo it. As a general ... Read more

To my clients: The demands of homeownership can be very stressful. In order to provide you with the best service available, I have assembled a Preferred Provider List. The providers listed below include only the companies with which I have worked in the past and that have proven to be the BEST in their field. These individuals are professional, trustworthy, honest, and will get the job done! Just mention that you found them on Elizabeth Monarch’s Trusted Affiliates List and you will be their Number One priority! -Elizabeth

Attorneys & Title Agencies

Colleen English Balderson, The English Law Group


The English Law Group is a family owned and operated law firm. We handle closings, title, and estate planning assistance to our clients. Whether seeking help on closings, estate planning, or probate, our firm offers decades of experience in a warm and friendly environment.


Michael Webber, Limestone Title & Escrow, LLC


Limestone Title & Escrow, LLC provides a full spectrum of closing services that includes title searches, commitments, title insurance, closings, and escrow services. Limestone Title & Escrow, LLC has an experienced staff and an in-house attorney to handle the most challenging situations. Limestone Title & Escrow, LLC understands the need for quick responsive answers and will communicate effectively in all phases of the closing process and is determined to provide efficient turn times, flexibility, and value. There is NEVER an additional charge at Limestone Title & Escrow, LLC for remote closings, after hour closings, and rush title requests. In today’s competitive business environment, Limestone Title & Escrow, LLC strives to improve your business by assisting you in all closing matters.

Commercial IT

Deborah Hodges, Real Tek Solutions, Inc.


Real Tek Solutions offers IT consulting, computer networking services and several software solutions. Real Tek sells computer hardware and network implementation services. Real Tek has earned a BBB rating of A+.

Foundation Repair

John Connor, United Dynamics Inc.


United Dynamics, Inc. and Perma Dry, Inc. specialize in foundation repair and waterproofing. We are not tied to one system and can therefore custom tailor a solution to your unique situation. UDI and PDI have repaired thousands of foundations, both residential and commercial, so you can trust us to do the job right.

Home Inspectors

Lorri Keeney, Inspect Homes 4 U


InspectHomes4U is the Gold Standard in home inspecting.  Highlights include 7 day service, over two decades of experience, state of the art reporting and a quality control program that protect customers.  Our A+ rating at the Better Business Bureau shows you 100 percent customer satisfaction.  That’s just part of the reason that InspectHomes4u consistently achieved your goal of zero post-closing controversies.  That’s what everyone wants in the end. Call 502-894-8644.

Mark Garr, Garr Home Inspections


Garr Home Inspections is your one–stop shop for your Home Inspection needs. We focus on providing high quality work and personalized customer service to residential clients throughout Kentucky. We strongly encourage clients to attend and participate in the inspection process. This gives the client a broader understanding of the actual condition of the home, an opportunity to discuss issues that may be of concern to you, and to ask questions and learn about your home. Garr Home Inspections follows the ASHI Standards of Practice for all Home Inspections because ASHI has long been a leader in Home Inspection Standards.


Paul Sagun, State Farm Insurance


We help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected, and realize their dreams.


Scott Beam, Century Mortgage Company

502- 693-5132

Century Mortgage is a company founded on the idea that the mortgage business is an inherently personal business—one built on relationships and trust. Century’s founder, Matthew Bohn, based the business in Louisville, Kentucky with private equity, so clients could get quick approvals and a personal, concierge-like service that just can’t be found in branches of big banks or online “click to loan” service.

Myra Lochner, Swan Financial

502- 338-2610

Going into my 14th year in the Mortgage Industry, I have worked in management, loan origination, and appraisal management which has well prepared me to successfully sort through many loan programs and criteria enabling me to offer you mortgage financing that best fits your needs. What I enjoy most about being a Loan officer is the gratification that comes from helping people, whether it is getting into a new home or just being available to answer questions about their existing loan.   My clients can count on me to put forth the extra effort while maintaining great communication.

Pest Control

Linda Vittitoe, Integrated Pest Management

IPM Services is a family owned/operated pest and termite control company licensed in KY and IN.  IPM Services provides the following services: Pest control, termite control, wood-destroying insect inspections, radon testing and mitigation, and nuisance wildlife control. Remember to control your pest, call the best, IPM Services.

Tamra Bright Wasylina, Bright Pest Control


Specializing in Termite Inspections for Real Estate Closings. Fast, Reliable, Same-Day Service. Inspections can be ordered online, and reports can be printed and left at


site. Second Opinion Consultants.Damage Repairs/Restorations. “WE KNOW WHAT



Fred Marcum, All Pro Satellite & Security


All-Pro Satellite is an Authorized Dealer of Dish Network and Directv. We service both residential and commercial clients. With our highly trained staff, we can handle installs of any size. Take advantage of our free installation and free equipment offers, plus all the new technology that both Dish and Directv can offer. We are the cable un-installers!! All-Pro also offers a complete line of state of the art security solutions for your home or business. We offer 24 hour monitored security systems, complete line of security cameras that offer remote viewing of your location, and access control for your business.  All-Pro Satellite and Security offers Home Theater design and Installation to homeowners. We can design and install a system that will fit your budget, no matter how much it is. We carry all the name brands of equipment that offer the best in quality and performance. We can install your HDTV's, whole home audio, speakers on your patio, or do a full blown Home Theater.