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Minding Your Maintenance

A lot of the time, the things in life that require regular maintenance and upkeep are the most rewarding. One of these is homeownership. Receiving the keys to your dream home isn’t where it ends. To get the most out of homeownership and to ensure that your home functions now, will continue to do so […]

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Homeowner Hacks

Homeowner Hacks

Who doesn’t love a good hack? We have hacks for everything from the kitchen to the internet. So, it’s about time we have some hacks for homeownership. Don’t get us wrong, being a responsible homeowner isn’t always about taking the shortcut, but when you can afford to save yourself some time or a little effort, […]

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Swimming Lessons

Swimming Lessons

Being fortunate enough to have a pool in your own backyard is bliss, especially during these hot KC Summer months, but it comes with great responsibility. If you’re a proud pool owner, you know the struggle with seasonal and regular maintenance, which can sometimes feel overwhelming. During peak use, there are several daily tasks to […]

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Staging for Success

Staging for Success

In this market, tips on ways to make your home sell faster may not be necessary, but saving these tips for a ‘rainy day,’ so to speak, may be a smart idea. There are time-consuming and complicated ways to increase attractiveness to potential buyers and then there are simple “staging” tricks. These staging tricks can […]

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A Seller’s Motivation

A Seller’s Motivation

We’ve often discussed the motivation to buy when it comes to homeownership, but what about the motivation to sell? At first thought, a growing family or life transitions and changing needs come to mind, but what other factors contribute to the decision to put your home on the market? In a recent survey by Realtor.com […]

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Judgement Day

Judgement Day

The saying may go “You can’t judge a book by its cover,” but isn’t that precisely what we all do anyway? Making assumptions and decisions based on the first impression or face value of almost anything is what we, as visual people, do. This rings especially true when it comes to curb appeal. If you […]

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Great Expectations

A successfully managed budget is a partnership between the builder and the homeowners. But the builder is just half the equation: a new home is a partnership between the builder and homeowner, and there are things a homeowner needs to do to keep the project from going over budget. Most of these have to do […]

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Features That Pay Off

Features That Pay Off

It’s all in the marketing. As Realtors, when we’re selling your home, we handpick which little details to showcase when writing up the listing summary. We make sure that every unique feature that would catch a potential buyer’s eye is highlighted. Of course, those details we look to highlight change with time, as trends do. […]

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Home Warranty Benefits

Home Warranty Benefits

It may seem obvious to protect your investment, whether that be a car with insurance, your health with insurance, or your cell phone with a password. But protecting your home by making sure a home warranty plan is in place when buying or selling your homeĀ is something, though most often executed, is not mandatory. Purchasing […]

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50 Years Later: Pricing

50 Years Later: Pricing

As we wind up our “Fifty Years in Real Estate” blog series, we want to stress the enduring and priceless value of homeownership; something that will always remain and continue to give back regardless of the year. We take immense pride in helping potential/hopeful homeowners realize their dream. The homebuying and selling process is an […]

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