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
One of the most common questions we get at this time of year is, “What’s going on in the Kansas City real estate market?” It’s not just potential buyers and sellers who are curious; homeowners always want reassurance their home’s value is going up. The good news is the American real estate market is strong and healthy: home values are up, prices … [Read more...] about Kansas City Real Estate 2017: What to Expect
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
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
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
Despite existing-home sales dropping last November, the National Real Estate Market is primed for expansion in 2016. Here's why. Strengthening Economy Better weather in many parts of the country resulted in an increase in single-family and multifamily home construction. Also, the population of millennial home buyers is expected to grow … [Read more...] about National Real Estate Market Primed for Expansion in 2016
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!