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What to look for when purchasing a historic home 🏡

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Jimmy grew up in LEX and specializes in historic properties, but is qualified to advise clients on all real estate purchases.

Photo by Tracy Beall via Bluegrass Sotheby’s International Realty

They’re charming, storied, and offer a unique bragging right — after all, the historic housing market can be competitive. There are a few things to look out for and be aware of before signing on the dotted line.

Local realtor Jimmy Turek advises buyers to:

  • Make sure historical features are accurate
  • Research if the property is in H-1 or not
  • Know the intricacies of the H-1 designation
  • Have the property inspected

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