We’ve all seen the signs and ads - “We Buy Houses Fast!” - or some variation, around town, in your mailbox and in social media. Typically these offers are from property investors or house "flippers" that will purchase a home for cash, often “as is.” But who are instant cash offers good for? Homeowners who don’t like the stress of preparing and … [Read more...] about Instant Cash Offers and iBuyers: Pros and Cons
So you're ready to sell your home! Prior to listing, your property might benefit from a few upgrades to help maximize your equity. Given that home improvement ROI percentages are on the rise, below are 6 affordable home improvements to increase resale value. Of course the best way to ensure your time and money are focused in the right areas is to … [Read more...] about 6 Affordable Home Improvements to Increase Resale Value
Hey, we get it -- when it's time to put your home on the market, you want to sell it quickly for the most money possible. The key to a fast and successful sale is pricing it correctly and setting your home apart from other listings in your area. Our proven, five-step plan will help you win over buyers and get top dollar when selling your home. … [Read more...] about 5 Steps to Get Top Dollar When Selling Your Home
Discover What Buyers Will Pay in Today’s Market It’s easy to look up how much money you have in your savings account or the real-time value of your stock investments. But determining the dollar value of a home is trickier. As a seller, knowing your home’s worth helps you price it correctly when you put it up for sale. If you price it too high, it … [Read more...] about What’s Your Kansas City Area Home Actually Worth?
If you’re a current homeowner, or in the market to buy, you’re probably curious about the latest trends in home design. Sellers who make strategic updates before listing a property can generate increased interest from buyers and, in some cases, a premium selling price. And buyers should consider which features of a home will need updating … [Read more...] about Top 8 Home Design and Remodeling Trends for 2019
As we begin another year, everyone wants to know: “Where's the housing market headed in 2019?” It’s not only buyers, sellers, and homeowners who are impacted. The real estate market plays an integral role in the overall U.S. economy. Fortunately, key indicators point toward a stable housing market in 2019 with signs of modest growth. However, … [Read more...] about January 2019 Report: What’s Ahead for Real Estate?
While no one can predict the future with certainty, most experts expect to see modest growth in the U.S. housing market for the remainder of this year and next. Inventory will remain tight, mortgage rates will continue to creep up, and affordability will remain a major issue in many parts of the country. So what does that mean for home buyers … [Read more...] about “How’s the Market?” What’s Ahead for Real Estate
What would you do if you won the Powerball lottery in Kansas City? It’s the question of the hour as the jackpot rises to hit record-setting numbers. As you approach the checkout counter and select your six lucky numbers, the possibilities for daydreaming are endless, from exotic vacations to luxury cars to dream homes. Well we’re here to help you … [Read more...] about Top 20 Most Expensive Homes for Sale in the Kansas City Area
June 2017 Market Report - Johnson County Percentage of Original List Price Received for Johnson County, KS for this month was 99.6% — up .6% compared to June 2016. Inventory of homes in the County are down 13.4% and there were 1,284 pending sales recorded for the month. Johnson County key metrics: Closed Sales - 1,294 Average … [Read more...] about June 2017 Market Report | Kansas City + Johnson County
March 2017 Market Report - Johnson County Percentage of Original List Price Received for Johnson County, KS for this month was 98.5% — up .9% compared to March 2016. Inventory of homes in the County are down 11.9% and there were 1,146 pending sales recorded. Johnson County key metrics: Closed Sales - 878 Average Sales Price - … [Read more...] about March 2017 Market Report | Kansas City + Johnson County