Monday, February 4, 2008

Monthly Newsletter


A Monthly Newsletter from Sheila Barrett

The web has helped homebuyers find places to live for years, but a number of sites have emerged that provided a raft of information beyond price, location and photos.

Comparison Shopping and will show you just about any type of information about a house. Users can enter a city, town or zip code and see a listing of every home for sale, sort by price, address, number of bedrooms or bathrooms, broker or type of home.

What the Neighbors Say

Other sites are designed to give users a look at neighborhoods through the eyes of the people who live there. On based in Melbourne, Australia, buyers can look for input from residents of a particular street, about their neighbors, local services and more.

Is It Green

Several sites cater to concerns about energy efficiency and the environment. rates the walkability of a neighborhood by the proximity of stores, restaurants, schools, parks, libraries and more. At users can find builders working with the EPA to build homes that meet the government's Energy Star standards for energy efficiency.

Schools and give information for public and private schools, including test sores, student ethnicity, student-teacher ratios and spending per pupil. Parents can rate schools for principal leadership, teacher quality, extracurricular activities, parent involvement, safety and discipline.
Source: The Real Estate Journal

Interactive maps for Kentucky and Louisville Metro

Metro Mapper is an online news organization that provides interactive maps for the Louisville Metro area and Kentucky free of charge for residents and visitors. Interactive maps include sex offender, crime, restaurant, historic site, traffic cam, and real estate maps.

For Email Marketing you can trust

Sunday, February 3, 2008



I am very excited to let you know I have recently joined the real estate firm of Semonin as a licensed Kentucky real estate agent. I am capable and prepared to meet any real estate needs you might have. I am confident in my company's resources and my own abilities to use the latest marketing strategies to achieve results during this unique time in real estate.

Please keep me in mind and feel free to pass my information to any acquaintances you have that are considering buying or selling property.

Thank you for you continued support,

Sheila Barrett

P.S. If you'd like a free no obligation home valuation or if you have a question about a home currently for sale (regardless of whether my company has it listed) please call or email me.


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Saturday, February 2, 2008

Metro Mapper

If you are looking for a home to buy in a certain area of Louisville you will love this interactive map. Just put a street address in the address bar, press enter and view all the homes for sale in that area.

If you find something you like click on the link below to contact me.

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