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Featuring Listings oF the owensboro MuLtipLe Listing service (MLs) Messenger-inquirer • Friday, February 24, 2023 I ns I de ou T R e AL es TAT e HoMe deCoR • GARdenInG EXTERIOR UPGRADES


For more information, see Realtors’ office ads for open house times.

Real Estate Transfers

The following real estate transfers were recorded from Jan. 18 through Feb. 6:

5019 Seabiscuit Loop, Thompson Homes Inc. to Elizabeth Adkins, $284,335

1864 Celebration Circle, Jagoe Homes Inc. to Gerald Goetz and Michelle Goetz, $580,275

9950 Highway 951, Pup Creek Farms LLC to Richard M. Fulkerson and Mary S. Fulkerson, $36,000

2512 Hillbrooke Parkway, Monica

G. Moore to Dale Wilson and Cathy Wilson, $317,500

4987 Jessica Lane, JR Acquisitions LLC to Martin Custom Building Inc., $70,000

2266 Citation Ave., Barbara Reisz Brown Irrevocable House Trust to Serenity Hospitality Inc., $190,000

3633 Saddle Bend, Thompson Homes Inc. to Jonathan Book and Bethany Book, $273,622

2110 West Parrish Ave., Owensboro Autowash Properties LLC to Apex Real Estate LLC, $450,000

620 Emory Drive, Owensboro Autowash Properties LLC to Apex Real Estate LLC, $1,000,000

1201 Hickory Lane, Jarrod B. Kemper and Amy B. Kemper to Ashley Northington and Christopher Elliott Northington, $475,000

2677 Highway 140 East, Ronnie Bunn and Tamara Neal Bunn to William L. Conley Jr. and Jennifer N. Conley, $375,000

2105 Carpenter Drive, L.T.D. Properties LLC to David Molden, $133,000

4531 Lake Forest Drive, William L. Conley Jr. and Jennifer N. Conley to Jarrod Brent Kemper and Amy Beth Kemper, $635,000

3115 Avenue of the Parks, Tyler B. Jordan and Curtis L. Jordan to Shelby A. Phelps, Landon G. Allen, $230,000

2606 Cloverdale Drive East, David Lynn Koger and Sylvia Koger to Palace Investments

Saturday, Feb. 25

1736 Hall St., Lucian Lee Hayden and Mary L. Hayden to Iglesia del Dios Vivo

Columna y Apoydo de la Verdad La Luz Del Mundo Inc., $124,200

4536 Woodlake Run, Jason E. Bellamy and Amy B. Bellamy to Joshua A. Bosley and Colleen E. Bosley, $324,500

L. Steve Castlen, Realtors

2518 Mayfair Avenue

Cheryl Contratto

Property on Hall St., Lucian Lee Hayden and Mary L. Hayden to Iglesia del Dios Vivo Columna y Apodyo de la Verdad La Luz Del Mundo Inc., $15,700

603 JR Miller Blvd., Merrifield Property Management LLC to John L. Smith, $18,000

2321 Fairway Drive, Elijah Wade Miller to Anthony James Draeger II, $180,000

10035 Highway 54, Whitesville

Foodland LLC to 10035 KY 54 LLC, $505,000

2403 Bittel Road, Joseph C. Knott to Rudolfo M. Soliz and Betty S. Soliz, $182,500

L. Steve Castlen, Realtors 6841 Valley Brook Trace


6415 Pleasant Valley Road, Cathy L. Foster to Joshua E. Jones and Rebecca A. Jones, $204,131

Cheryl Contratto

L. Steve Castlen, Realtors 2232 Mill Run

Denise Pace


L. Steve Castlen, Realtors 1000 West Parrish Avenue

Stacy Crisp


L. Steve Castlen, Realtors

4118 Highway 231

Jim Crews

LLC, $55,000

924 Carter Road, Larry Stinnett and Lois Stinnett to Tina F. Davis, $27,500

1719 Lee Court, James Earl Conkright and Linda F. Conkright to Betty Sumner, Brian Burgess, $46,900

1740 South Griffith Ave., The Estate of Ramon E. Bolliger to Brent Wilkerson, $159,900

8944 Sacra Drive, Kelsy Crowe and others to Rodney Wayne Bean, $6,000 (1/2 interest)

500 West 3rd St., 501 West 4th St., 316 Locust St., 516 West 3rd St., 524 West 3rd St., 325 Cedar St., 323 Cedar St., 325 Cedar St., 323 Cedar St., 521 West 4th St., 519 West 4th St., 517 West 4th St., 515 West 4th St., Gipe Enterprises Inc. to the city of Owensboro, Kentucky, $3,500,000

1215 Holly Ave., Daniel Riley Scranton and Meredith Scranton to Frogtown Investments LLC, $58,000

2511 Daviess St., Brooklynn Harrington and Taylor J. Harrington to Barry Duncan, $125,000

901 Isaac Shelby Drive, Gregory A. Hulsey and Jennifer Hulsey to Matthew W. Boyd and Emileigh Boyd, $155,000

2427 Cravens Ave., David W. Clouse to Habitat for Humanity of Owensboro Daviess County Inc., $7,500

2409 Cravens Ave., David W. Clouse to Habitat for Humanity of Owensboro Daviess County Inc., $7,500

3152 Commonwealth Court, Diane’s Bakery Delights LLC to Greg Floyd Properties LLC, $440,000

2425 Upland Point, Tyler L. Tichenor to Chad Allen Priar and Whitney A. Priar, $165,000

3526 Chickasaw Drive, The Estate of Betty Joyce Paris, Sharon Knight and Clifford S. Knight to Lorhn Frazier, $138,500

3127 Allen St., Greg Young to Rebekah

Tanner and Jonathan Tanner, $125,000

2430 Bolivar St., Cristian G. Porter and Kirbee Porter to Matthew Davis Wagner, $105,000

Property on Indian Hill Road and Highway 951, Pup Creek LLC to Lanham Family Farms LLC, $2,108,290

6691 Thoreau Village, Brett A. Booker, Brooke Booker to Tavina Hensley, $189,900

3321 Oriole Court, Alex Camron Knight and Jourdan Knight to Doyle Glyn Blanchard and Sheila Paris-Blanchard, $199,000

2905 Daviess St., Todd Allen Howard and Melissa Howard to Pinnacle Point LLC, MSL Investments LLC, $75,000

2860 Settles Road, Martin T. Walker and Sarah S. Walker to Kerry Elizabeth Young, $100,000

6513 Valley Brook Trace, Deer Valley Subdivision LLC to Jagoe Homes Inc., $33,750

6513 Valley Brook Trace, Jagoe Homes Inc. to Yellowstone Rental Properties LLC, $257,085

2026 East 21st St. and 2001

Merriewood Drive, Edith C Bennet to One Rental LLC, $110,000

6577 Masonville Habit Road, The Estate of Eleanor Whitaker to Chicken Tenders With Ranch LLC, $266,340


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121 E. 2nd Street

Former McAtee Department

Store Bldg., in Owensboro's downtown. Excellent Condition. Each floor is unique and building is well suited for multiple users and easily modified to accommodate retail, boutique, hotel and/or restaurant uses. 30,600 sq. ft. Connected directly to the parking garage. Adjacent to the Riverpark Center, Museum & downtown businesses, restaurants, shopping, park, Riverfront, hotels, & convention center. Call JoAnn Risner 270-570-3939.




1024 Griffith Ave.

This is your opportunity to own a piece of local history. This magnificent Georgian Manor remained in the same family for almost a century until 2020. Located in the lovely Dogwood Azalea Trail district. Property also includes a partially finished 660 sq. ft. apartment over 6 car detached garage. Call JoAnn Risner 270-5703939 MLS#83964

full bath, a gym area, a hobby area, a second laundry that includes a kitchenette & a walk out storage room that is perfect for a golfcart! Call Hope Margelot 270-316-5476 or Heather Howard 270-929-1037. MLS#85911


1902 Daviess Street



Unique commercial property zoned B4 general business, boasts many amenities. Property has been completely remodeled. 1,776 sq. ft. on main level, full bath, with private offices, & kitchen. 900 sq. ft. semi-finished basement with laundry facilities, half bath & separate outdoor entrance. Could be used as office/residence w/private entrances. Corner lot. Oversized garage. New blacktop drive w/4 add. parking spots. Call JoAnn Risner (270) 570-3939.

OPEN SAT. 25TH • 10AM-12PM $259,900

Gordon “Gordy” Wilcher has joined the real estate industry after selling his business of 46 years as owner/operator of Owensboro Music Center. Since 1983 he has been with his (group-The Velvet Bombers!). He has served on numerous Boards in the music industry, served as Chairman of the Independent Music Store Owners, Board of Directors of National Association of Music Merchants from 2015-2018, as well as Friday after Five Throughout his career, Gordy has always been most passionate about helping people. The personal fulfillment he gets from guiding clients through what is often one of the biggest life transitions of their lives is what drives him forward. With Gordy as your agent, you can expect hard work, persistence, unwavering support, and, of course, fun! Gordy is married to Elli York Wilcher and attends First Baptist Church. Give Gordy a call 270-222-0758 or 270-926-1400.


35 Stone Creek Park


4502 Fawn Drive

Call Joann Risner (270) 570-3939. MLS#85343

Remarkable home in Stone Creek Park. This home boasts 5BR/4.5BA with 8,160 sq. ft. and sits on 2.6 acres with pond and fountain. Master Bedroom and 2-1/2 bath on first floor 4BR/2BA, plus additional family room on 2nd floor Also, includes your own library, music room, and Pub/entertainment room. Beautifully landscaped. The inground pool and surrounding grounds with pond and fountain are perfect for relaxing and entertaining. Convenient to shopping, restaurants, medical offices, and Green Belt. 3 car oversized garage and 2 storage buildings. These are just a few of the amenities you will find. Call JoAnn Risner 270570-3939. MLS#85978.

1331 Frederica Street

PRIME COMMERCIAL property located on the corner of 14th and Frederica Streets in a high traffic area. 2,025 SQ. FT. Formerly Pizza Hut Building. Multiple uses. Has recent updating. Call JoAnn Risner 270-570-3939. MLS#86067

Friday, February 24, 2023, Messenger-Inqu I rer S3 Hope Margelot Realtor® 270-316-5476 Heather Howard Realtor® 270-929-1037 Gordy Wilcher Realtor® 270-222-0758 Stephanie Miller Realtor®/Broker 270-929-3140 JoAnn Risner Broker/Owner 270-570-3939 RISNER & ASSOCIATES REALTY INC. 270-926-1400 JOANN RISNER REALTY 270-926-1400 Joetta O'Brien Realtor® Referral Specialist 270-313-3032 Pat O'Brien Realtor® 270-929-0838 1010 Frederica St., Owensboro, KY. 42301 • (270) 926-1400 • joannrisner@email.com • RISNERREALTORS.COM $589,900 4414 Wilderness Trace Located in Hillcrest Oaks. This great family home offers over 5,000 sq.ft. & is perfect for a large & growing family Master Suite & 2nd BR are located on main level, along w/a spacious FR. Open concept formal dining & living room w/detailed ceilings that catch your attention as you enter the home. Climate-controlled sunroom is located on the main level that also has a walkout deck where you can take in the beautiful outdoor scenery The walk out basement is a dream with a second oversized FR along with 3 rooms that are currently used as bedrooms,

Minor exterior upgrades that can help sell a home

The home improvement industry has been booming for years, but forecasters are projecting a deceleration in 2023 and perhaps beyond. Estimates from the Home Improvement Research Institute, which is the

leading market research resource for the home and building products industry, indicate that growth in the home improvement products market is expected to decelerate from 7.2% in 2022 to 1.5% in 2023. Inflation continues to affect consumer spending, and homeowners may be

looking to spend less on renovations in the year ahead.

Minor upgrades that aren’t as costly as larger projects can still make a big difference, especially among prospective buyers. When looking for minor upgrades that can help sell a home, homeowners

can rely on Remodeling magazine’s annual “Cost vs. Value Report.” That report analyzes costs for an assortment of remodeling projects and determines the value of those projects at resale. Though resale value depends on a host of variables, including location, the following

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816 Glenn Court, Bradley Laslie and Ashley M. Laslie to Jerrick Logan Page and Rikki Jean Page, $165,000

222 Brown Court, Diane L. Barnhart and Tibor Zoltan Horvath, Amanda Barnhart Howell and Tina Turner

Maloney to Newtell Limited, $265,000

4012 Reliant Circle, Bryce Burger to

Cynthia G. Wink, $235,000

8314 Haynes Station Road, Angela

L. Thompson Master Commissioner to U.S. Bank Trust National Association, $137,386

2119 Frederica St., Kentucky Wesleyan College to OAM LLC, $275,000

3934 Reliant Circle, Patricia Diane Miller to Magneto Home Solutions LLC, $131,000

646 Highway 1554, Ruth Gregory Walker Farms LLC to Jon Eric Bukowski

are some relatively minor exterior upgrades that impress buyers and provide a strong return for homeowners.


Garage doors matter more than sellers may recognize, as various real estate professionals note that buyers appreciate homes with updated garage doors. That’s good news for homeowners, as the “2022 Cost vs. Value Report” indicated homeowners recoup roughly 93 percent of their garage door replacement investment at resale. The average cost of such a job is right around $4,000, making this a budget-friendly remodeling project.


The cost of new windows will depend on just how many windows must be replaced. But there’s no denying buyers like the idea of low emissivity (low-E) windows, which can cut energy bills by a significant amount over time. The Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy estimates that heat gain and heat loss through windows is responsible for between 25 and 30 percent of residential heating and cooling energy use, so sellers who can tell buyers they have new low-E windows can emphasize those savings in home listings. The “2022 Cost vs. Value Report” indicates that homeowners recoup roughly two-thirds of their investment in new windows at resale.


Well-maintained landscaping is another home exterior component that can make a strong first impression on buyers. A recent survey of nearly 7,000 realtors conducted by the National Association of Realtors found that upgrading a landscape recouped roughly 83 percent of homeowners’ initial investment at resale. In addition, 11 percent of realtors surveyed indicated that an upgraded landscape was the decisive factor that closed the deal for the house.

Updating a home’s exterior doesn’t have to bust homeowners’ budgets. Many affordable projects also provide a substantial return at resale.

and Rileyann Rene Bukowski, $84,900

Property on Indian Hill Road, William M. Tuttle, John D. Tuttle and Susan C. Tuttle to Daniel W. Brasher and Mary E. Brasher, $75,000

9464 Highway 231, Dream Design LLC to Kenneth Tyler Patterson and Taylor Patterson, $158,400

1035 Hill Ave., Mayfair Square Development Group LLC to Kenneth B. Camacho and Kathleen R. Camacho, $640,000

121 High St., Leslie Christianson

and Judy Christianson to David Hall and Samantha Hall, $50,000

1304 Rose Hill Drive, Greg Floyd Properties LLC to Michael W. Koger and Donna L. Koger, $132,000

2500 Browns Valley Red Hill Road, Paul D. Brunson and Lillie E. Brunson to Sonia S. Marksberry, $51,000

11659 Utopia Road, Frank Schadler, III and Judith A. Schadler to Michael Gregory James McCarthy and Hannah Marie McCarthy, $28,000

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5 patio projects to enhance outdoor living

Warm weather paves the way to more opportunities to enjoy fresh air. For homeowners who have the luxury of outdoor spaces, including private patios, now is the time to start thinking about projects to enhance these gathering spots.

A patio can be considered a transitional area that links the outdoors to the inside of a home. According to the home and lifestyle resource The Spruce, a patio is often an oasis for lounging and entertaining. And depending on homeowners’ budgets and preferences, a patio can be just as comfortable and stylish as interior spaces. The following are five patio projects that can transform these valuable spaces.


A pergola is an open-air

(traditionally wood) structure that adds a measure of shade and privacy without completely blocking views of Mother Nature. Installing a pergola over the patio helps define the seating area. Hanging plants can add to the ambiance and string lights can make this a great spot to

gather when the sun sets.


Build a fire pit right into the design with the same materials used to create the patio. For example, if the patio is brick or flagstone, build up to create an eye-catching fire pit. Fire pits not

only look good, they also expand the time frame that the patio can be enjoyed, offering cozy spots to sit even when the weather chills.


Make the patio a true extension of the inside by putting up walls around three sides of the patio if it connects to the home. Leave the last open to the yard, or consider installing screens to mimic the look of popular lanais. The walls will offer more weather protection, meaning you can invest in high-quality patio furniture to make this a fully functioning outdoor living room. Hang a television that is rated for outdoor use for movie-watching under the sun or stars.


Vintage bistro tables and chairs can turn a drab patio into one that calls to mind a Parisian

courtyard. Whimsical lighting and accents that you would normally think to see indoors, like a gilded mirror, can add extra appeal. Soften wrought iron and other metals on the furniture by including plenty of flowers and greenery. Don’t forget the candles and a place to stash a bottle of chilling wine.


Transform a patio into an entertaining space that caters to guests A large farmhouse style table flanked by benches and some upholstered chairs sets the scene for a dinner amid the fresh air. Watering cans filled with wildflowers and mismatched flatware establish a casual feel for gatherings in the space. For those who plan to cook and serve outside with frequency, invest in outdoor appliances so you’ll never have to miss a beat with guests.

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