Lori Weaver

About Lori Weaver

Lori Weaver is a writer and licensed real estate agent in Lexington, Ky. With over 25 years’ experience in communications and marketing across a number of business sectors, she provides content marketing, writing and social media services to a variety of B2B and B2C clients, with a focus on real estate., real estate investments and new construction. In her spare time, Lori enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.

Staying at Home This Summer? Turn Your Backyard into an At-Home Oasis

If the pandemic has you altering your usual summer vacation travel plans, make the best of a bad situation by turning your backyard into your own private resort. Put some of that unused travel budget toward improving your home’s outdoor living space and possibly even improve your home’s value. But even if you don’t have […]

Beyond the Pandemic: Ensuring Your Home is a Safe Haven

There’s been a lot of talk about how to keep your home clean and safe during the pandemic. But what about the other health hazards in your home, like radon or asbestos? With so much focus on disinfecting for the COVID-19 virus, it’s easy to see how other deadly hazards could be forgotten. Here are […]

Now is the Time to Boost Your Digital Brand

With restrictions on social distancing and sheltering-at-home starting to ease in many areas, you can expect buyer interest in real estate to pick back up. Now is a great time to make sure your brand marketing is up to par before you start to get too busy and your priorities shift from marketing to meetings. […]

Pandemic Brings Challenges, Questions for New Agents

There’s no denying it: there is an immense drop in the number of buyers and sellers actively involved in the real estate market due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you are a new agent with only a year–or even months–under your belt, you are probably wondering if now is the time for a new career […]

Technology Can Get You Through the Home Buying Process Despite the Pandemic

While the COVID-19 pandemic may make for a less-than-traditional home-buying experience, it doesn’t mean you have to put your dreams of homeownership on hold.  The technology available to deliver a contactless home-buying transaction, from search to close, is not new, but its adoption has certainly spiked with the pandemic as more sellers and buyers seek […]

No Time Like the Present: Creating Eye-Catching Curb Appeal

Staying at home doesn’t mean you have to stay inside. With spring popping up all over, and some extra time on your hands, now is the perfect time to give your home an extra burst of curb appeal. Whether you are thinking about putting your home on the market or just want to spruce up […]

Five Ways Real Estate Agents Can Stay in the Game During the Pandemic

If you’ve been in real estate for any length of time, you probably know the importance of having a written plan and defined goals for your business. A business plan can help you prepare for the inevitable downturn in the market. Challenges can arise from time to time that may impact how much business you […]

Short Sales: What Buyers Need to Know

Buyers looking for a bargain often ask their agents about short sales and foreclosures, hoping to get a property at bargain pricing. But when they don’t educate themselves about these types of properties, some buyers find themselves in for more than they bargained for. What is a short sale?A short sale gets its name because […]

Top 3 Ways Buyers Are Denied a Mortgage–And How to Avoid Them

Being denied a mortgage loan can seem to shatter your dreams of home ownership. But arming yourself with knowledge before sitting down with a lender can improve your chances of being approved. Here are three of the most common reasons mortgage applications get denied and how you can avoid them: 1. Poor Credit History. Not […]

Here’s How to Get Ready for a Home Inspection

Buyers get a lot of advice on how to get ready for a home inspection. But if you’re the homeowner, how do you prepare for the inspector, so that your home puts its best foot forward? Most offers to purchase will include a home inspection as a contingency, so the results of the inspection can […]