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?
Sell your home before the official selling season. Sounds like a bad idea, right? Maybe not. Let us answer these 4 questions and perhaps you’ll decide to consider a move sooner than originally planned. Sure, it’s real estate common sense to never list your home in the “off-season”. Perpetuated by industry experts, agents and repeat sellers … [Read more...] about 4 Reasons to Sell Before Peak Season
For most Kansas City celebrants, the holiday season hasn’t been a single non-stop flurry of activities (even though that’s what sticks in our memories). In fact, the holidays usually include more stretches of free time than we generally experience. Probably because our regular schedules get shredded over the holidays, you can usually count on … [Read more...] about Top 8 New Year’s Resolutions for Kansas City Real Estate
Whether you're putting your home on the market this year or in the next five years, it is a smart decision to start building your home's resale value now. Here are some ways to create a comfortable home while making it easier to put more money into your bank account on closing day. Small Maintenance and Repairs If you think … [Read more...] about How to Boost The Resale Value of Your Home
As a way to have fun and save money at the same time, the “Do-It-Yourself” approach has millions of enthusiasts. Any number of Kansas City residents can be found on weekday evenings and Saturdays and Sundays, tinkering in garage workshops or atop ladders, “Doing-It-Themselves” with hammers, saws, and paintbrushes. There is no shortage of guides … [Read more...] about DIY: Fun and Profitable (but Not for Marketing 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