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
In the weeks before you decide which of our local real estate agents will represent you and your home once it goes on the market, you’re probably looking for a Kansas City Realtor® with the qualities that make a great sales person: knowledgeability, directness, personality, trustworthiness. Likeability is always helpful, but it’s only one among … [Read more...] about 3 Key Ways You Can Help Your Kansas City Real Estate Agent
“A kitchen can sell a house” is a proposition that often proves true—well-designed kitchens can drive value. Given the popularity of cooking shows, artisanal cuisine, and the growing number of new gizmos and gadgets concocted for the advancement of culinary hobbyists, selling a house in Kansas City can turn on its gastronomical appeal—at least to a … [Read more...] about Tasty! Selling Your Deliberately Foodie-Friendly Kansas City House
The fall selling season is just around the corner, causing some homeowners to give serious thought to the prospect of listing their home. Particularly when it’s likely that you will be entering the Kansas City market soon, when it comes to the important decision regarding setting the price of the property, it’s helpful to keep in mind that there is … [Read more...] about Price and Value — a Difference That’s Important
Today, the Kansas City Symphony Alliance (KCSA) opened the doors to the 44th Symphony Designers' Showhouse. The KCSA sponsors the tour each year to raise money for the KC Symphony and Youth Programs. In fact, it's the longest-running continuous Showhouse fundraising project in the country! Rebecca Emley, The Room Tailor, is the talented designer … [Read more...] about 44th Symphony Designers’ Showhouse – Rebecca Emley
We all know the feeling – the one where guests are due and you haven’t had time to clean the house. You shove all the…well… stuff into the back bedroom and shut the door (you’d lock it if you could). Now imagine that feeling times 10. If you are trying to sell your home this spring, and you have rooms full of that…well…stuff -- you’re in for … [Read more...] about Staging Approach Helps Johnson County Home Sellers
Are you selling a home? Well, whether it is an investment flip, or the family homestead, new or gently “lived in”, chances are it will sell quicker and a lot closer to your asking price if the home is properly “staged”. There are many obvious examples of the best ways to prepare your home so that potential buyers have an easier time imagining … [Read more...] about Staging and Prepping: How Important Is It?