A Buyers Road Map

Your home should fit the way you live, with spaces and features that appeal to you. When starting this real estate journey, it is important to understand your priorities for a home, what the current financing guidelines are in the industry, and choosing an advocate that understands Louisville’s market to help guide you through this process.

  • List Your Priorities - What Should You Consider?
  • Neighborhood
  • Location
  • Size (number of bedrooms/bathrooms, size of kitchen)
  • Price
  • Age of home
  • Condition
  • Floor plan/style
  • Garage
  • Type of home (condo, cluster home)
  • Amenities (patio, deck, pool, clubhouse, etc)
  • Lot
  • Schools
  • Places of worship
  • Commute to job
  • Public transportation
  • Access to expressway, shopping, parks & recreation


Financing can be the bumpiest part of your journey. Choosing a lender involves more than determining which one offers the best rate, but one who also understands the complex guideline changes currently affecting the mortgage industry. There can be obstacles and detours along this part of the trip, even with the most knowledgeable of loan officers. To learn more about the types of loans, elements of a loan, and questions to ask lenders, click here.

Find the right Semonin Realtor® to help you on this journey! Browse through our current Realtor® profiles to find the one that fits your needs best!