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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
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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?