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?
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
How strong is your credit score? Cleaning up your credit is essential before you make any major financial moves. Having a bad score can hurt your chances of being able to open a credit card, apply for a loan, purchase a car, or rent an apartment. It is especially important to have clean credit before you try to buy a home. With a less-than-great … [Read more...] about Get Credit Score in Shape Before Buying a Home
They’re called “swings” or “bridges”—but they don’t belong on a kindergarten playground. They’re the specialized loans that can help Kansas City home buyers get past the kind of cash crunch that can snag an otherwise perfectly achievable purchase. This is a timing situation that happens quite frequently; it’s in the nature of residential real … [Read more...] about Bridge Loans Help Kansas City Sellers and Buyers Make Deals Happen
No matter if you’re in a buyer’s or seller’s market, there are a few critical steps you can take to make a smarter purchase. Since buying a home is likely the biggest single investment you will ever make, being prepared will help you make a better purchase. Here are our best tips to buying a home. Download a Copy of Our Home Buying Guide — It's … [Read more...] about Buying a Home in Kansas City: 7 Tips and Tricks from Real Estate Insiders
When someone begins thinking over the pros and cons of downsizing their family’s home base, one increasingly attractive possibility is a move into a Johnson County townhome or condo (yes, they’re different—more on that later). Several factors combine to make that choice worth looking into. One is demographic: Johnson County … [Read more...] about Johnson County Townhomes, Condos Attract Downsizers
It’s hard to even think about New Year’s without the word ‘resolutions’ popping into your head—not to mention that it’s nearly impossible to go to any kind of New Year’s Eve get-together without the topic coming up. In the realms of diet and exercise, New Year’s resolutions are highly relevant, and the pledges made on their account are the most … [Read more...] about Kansas City Real Estate Deserves New Year’s Resolutions, Too!