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. She currently serves as transaction coordinator for Keller Williams Bluegrass Realty. In her spare time, Lori enjoys traveling and spending time with her family

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 […]

When You Can’t Blame the Market: Why Your Home Isn’t Selling



You’ve listed your house and thought you’d have an offer by now. Other homes in the neighborhood have come onto the market and gone under contract. But yours is fast growing stale, despite what everyone is describes as a seller’s market in your area. If you still haven’t gone under contract, it may be due […]

10 Steps to Buying Your First Home: Here’s What to Expect



Buying a home is the largest purchase you’ll likely make in your lifetime, so it’s not surprising that buying a home, especially for the first time, can be both exciting and a bit baffling . But knowing what you’re likely to encounter can reduce some of the anxiety. Here are the typical steps to take […]

Here’s Why Buyers May Be Turned Off By Your Home



Why is your home growing stale on the market while others in your subdivision are receiving multiple offers? Here are a few of the most common reasons potential buyers aren’t writing offers: Pet presence. Keeping your pooch crated or the litter box clean may seem like you’ve prepared your home for buyers. But in reality, […]

Budget For These Costs Before Starting a Home Search



Getting your financial house in order is the first step toward new home ownership. Meeting with a mortgage lender can help you address any problem areas as well as let you know the amount of estimated closing costs. But in addition to closing costs and your down payment, there are other expenses to take into […]

10 Things No One Told You About Buying a Home



Buying your first home can be one of the most exciting times in your life! Announce to any family or friends that you are shopping for a home, and you’re sure to get plenty of advice–where to get financing, what neighborhoods you should consider, how to get a bargain. But what about those other things–the […]

Marketing Strategies Every Real Estate Agent Should Use



Real estate marketing is as much about telling your story and setting yourself apart from other agents as it is about letting your audience know about your listings and closings. Your business is about relationship building, so your marketing program should reflect that fact. Here are some marketing strategies that should to be a part […]