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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

502-425-8717

colleen@englishlawgroup.com

www.EnglishLawGroup.com

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

502-544-4769

mwebber@limestone-title.com

http://limestonetitleandescrow.com/

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.

Cabinets & Countertops

Erin Thompson, Chris's Custom Cabinets

502-794-3298

emac3380@yahoo.com

chrisscustomcabinets.com

For more than 30 years, Chris’s Custom Cabinets has combined honest master craftsmanship, quality materials and painstaking attention to detail to produce superior custom cabinetry that sets our product apart. Every cabinet we make is designed and custom crafted to meet customer specification with precise dimensions, select hardwood, and solid construction. Our goal as a true custom cabinet manufacturer is to create high quality products with abundance of built in details, conveniences and accessories. We offer more than 50 door styles, 8 different wood species, a variety of standard finish techniques, and a color matching program to fit any customer needs.

Commercial IT

Deborah Hodges, Real Tek Solutions, Inc.

502-231-8800

sales@realteksolutionsinc.com

www.realteksolutionsinc.com

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+.

Credit Repair

Greg Morris, Restarting Futures LLC

502-889-8886

Restartingfuturesllc@gmail.com

www.creditrepairlouisvilleky.com

Is your credit lower than ir should be? Whether through identity theft or bad luck, if you have poor credit, Restarting Futures LLC can help. Since 2008, our credit repair company has been using our knowledge and experience to help remove and increase credit scores. We can help remove the following: late payments, bankruptcies, foreclosures, repos, innacuracies, collections, judgements, and tax liens. If they can't prove it, we will remove it!

Financial Advisors

Darrell Thomas, Wells Fargo

502-339-4157

darrell.thomas@wfadvisors.com

www.home.wellsfargoadvisors.com/darrell.thomas

Conveniently located 9 miles north of Louisville, in Sellersburg, IN, Premier Carpets and More has an open and inviting showroom.  We have a large selection of Carpet, Hardwood, Ceramic tile, Luxury Vinyl, Laminate and Sheet Vinyl to offer our customers. After 20 years in the flooring industry Tom Simmons partnered with Tom Lumley and opened Premier Carpets and More in March, 2009.  In spite of starting in a declining economy Premier Carpets has grown into a successful flooring company by offering great customer service and quality installation. Our professional sales staff stands ready to assist our customers in finding the right products at the right price for their home, office or new construction.  We can assist you in designing a custom shower or kitchen backsplash as well.   Once you have decided on your new hardwood we can help select just the right area rug from our Masland collection or, we can have a custom area rug made for you. We offer free estimates and are excited to assist you with your next flooring project.

Flooring

Joseph Bond, Premier Carpets and More, Inc.

812-246-4848

joseph.premiercarpets@gmail.com

www.premier.carpetpluscolortile.com

Conveniently located 9 miles north of Louisville, in Sellersburg, IN, Premier Carpets and More has an open and inviting showroom. We have a large selection of Carpet, Hardwood, Ceramic tile, Luxury Vinyl, Laminate and Sheet Vinyl to offer our customers. After 20 years in the flooring industry Tom Simmons partnered with Tom Lumley and opened Premier Carpets and More in March, 2009. In spite of starting in a declining economy Premier Carpets has grown into a successful flooring company by offering great customer service and quality installation. Our professional sales staff stands ready to assist our customers in finding the right products at the right price for their home, office or new construction. We can assist you in designing a custom shower or kitchen backsplash as well. Once you have decided on your new hardwood we can help select just the right area rug from our Masland collection or, we can have a custom area rug made for you. We offer free estimates and are excited to assist you with your next flooring project.

Foundation Repair

John Connor, United Dynamics Inc.

502-643-3704

johnc@udipdi.com

www.udipdi.com

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

502-894-8644

info@inspecthomes4u.com

www.inspecthomes4u.com

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.

Steve Smith, All Check Home Inspections

502-231-6088

info@allcheckinspection.com

www.allcheckinspection.com

www.amsenvironmental.net

We are here to help you find the right home. Our date will allow you to make an informed decision on whether or not this home is the right one for you. We offer multiple services to aid you in your information gathering including radon testing, WDI inspections and mold inspections. All of our reports are sent to you within 24 hours of the inspection and include detailed pictures and findings.

Mark Garr, Garr Home Inspections

502-468-6510

mgarr01@bellsouth.net

garrhomeinspections.com

Garr Home Inspections ia 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.

Insurance

Paul Sagun, State Farm Insurance

502-239-7120

paul@paulsagun.com

www.paulsagun.com

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

 

Lenders

Sharon Koch, Prime Lending

502-931-8432

skoch@primelending.com

With PrimeLending's national strength and local expertise, you can feel secure. We are committed to helping you navigate the home financing process and achieve your dreams of home ownership. Our home financing programs come with personal attention and straightforward guidance. We make the home loan process simple, clear and timely.

Josh Hay, Envoy Mortgage

502-889-6014

jhay@envoymortgage.com

www.JoshHay.com

I am licensed in Kentucky and Indiana. My clients and business partners have chosen to do business with me for 14 years because I truly care about providing my clients the smoothest, easiest home mortgage process possible. At Envoy Mortgage we have a variety of mortgage choices so I can help clients find the mortgage loan to meet their financial needs. This, combined with our local processing and underwriting team, assures our clients premier level of service from an expert in the industry.

Bobby Clifton, Cross Country Mortgage

502-345-4895

rclifton@myccmortgage.com

www.ccmkentucky.com

CrossCountry Mortgage is a client-focused mortgage lender that provides products for every type of buyer. Our goal is to offer a world class experience to each of our clients.

Scott Beam, Century Mortgage Company

502- 692-5132

scott@centurymortgage.com

www.centurymortgage.com

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.

 

Mold Remediation

Steve Smith, Ice Blasters Mold Remediation

502-412-2626

info@iceblastersofky.net

www.iceblastersofky.com

www.amsenvironmental.net

Ice Blasters of KY specializes in mold remediation in Louisville, KY. Our process of mold remediation, or also called mold removal, includes using dry ice at high velocity to freeze mold on contact and blast them into oblivion. This process is 100% environmentally friendly and leaves no chemical waste. Our process is second to none. It is the only full proof process to eliminate mold with no fears of regrowth. We offer free inspections\ to evaluate your situation.

Pest Control

Linda Vittitoe, Integrated Pest Management

502-456-4416

ipmservices99@yahoo.com

www.ipmpestcontrol.com

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

502-452-9600

brightpest@aol.com

www.brightpest.com

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

BUGS YOU.”

Steve Smith, Bug Busters Pest Control

502-231-6088

info@bugbustersofky.com

www.bugbustersofky.com

www.amsenvironmental.net

Bug Busters Pest Control is local and family owned, here to protect you and your family from the dangers of infestation and invasion of potentially dangerous pests. Our team consists of trained technicians that will use safe and effective methods to keep your home protected. Our family is here to serve yours. We also offer Commercial Pest Control services that are IPM designed programs customizable for your protection. We are here to make sure pests don’t interfere with your day to day running of your company. 

Security

Fred Marcum, All Pro Satellite & Security

502-639-4830

fred.marcum2@yahoo.com

www.allprolouisville.com

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.

Window Remodeling

Greg Morris, Window World

502-671-7777

GM.windowworld@aol.com

www.windowworldlouisville.com

Today, Window World has over 200 locations in 46 states - we've remodeled over 1,000,000 American homes - and we've been named America's Largest Replacement Window and Exterior Remodeling Company - honors that prove taking care of the customer is always the smartest approach for business success. Window World locations are locally owned and operated, ensuring that every project gets the individual attention it deserves. And, Window World owners receive in-depth training to keep them on the leading edge of exterior design trends and energy saving installation methods.