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Better Credit, Better Perks

Better Credit, Better Perks

It’s obvious: the better your credit, the better off you are. However, sometimes better credit brings not-so-obvious bonuses. One such bonus could be paying a lower home insurance bill. Owners who have a fair or median credit score were found to pay an average of 32 percent more for home insurance than those with stellar credit. This […]

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Location, Location, Location…

Location, Location, Location…

…the real estate slogan that’s been around forever. Sure, location is a huge priority when it comes time to look for a new home: proximity to work, schools, and shopping, but location may not be the ultimate deciding factor. Among many other personal decision-making criteria, price and condition also play a huge role. Price goes […]

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Great Expectations

The effects on the housing industry are many and varied. Small local implements can make a huge difference in the market just as much as large national events. When considering entering the market as a buyer or a seller, it’s important to take note of these types of impacts in order to develop a proper […]

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Home Ownership: Is it right for You?

Buying a home is more than just finding ‘the one,’ getting pre-qualified, securing the loan, and hiring a moving company. Many people jump into the decision without knowing for sure if they are both financially and emotionally prepared. Home ownership is more than just being able to afford it. This article lays out some of […]

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That Time of Year Again…

That Time of Year Again…

If you’re familiar with the real estate industry in KC, you know that Spring marks the start of the KCHBA’s Parade of Homes! Each year, hundreds of newly-built homes, raging from ranches to tudors, are showcased in this event. This year, 377 homes will be featured and open to the public to tour beginning April […]

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Unique New York

Unique New York

Housing has traditionally been reserved for the affluent. Those who can afford a home are of a specific group of people. Generally, being middle-aged and starting a family fits the profile of home-seekers. However, in New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio is in pursuit to change that and offer affordable housing to the artists […]

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It’s a Buying Frenzy!

Most of us go through the same decision-making process, especially when it comes to big ticket items. We consider the pros and cons and then sit on it…we go back and forth and discuss it with those close to us until we come to a decision that we feel comfortable with and supported on. When […]

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Making Your Offer

You’ve crossed the biggest hurdle in the house hunt. You’ve found ‘the one.’ Now, you’re ready to make an offer but often times, this is where the confusion sets in and you may not know where to begin. As your Realtor, we’re here to help make this part of the process run smoothy and successfully. […]

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Noteworthy in 2015

Noteworthy in 2015

In the last year, Kansas City has gotten a lot of attention for its attractions from museums and innovative restaurants to its sports teams. 2015 is going to be no exception. We can expect a lot more from this bustling city this year including restaurant additions to Power & Light, new brews from local breweries, […]

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New Year, New Start!

New Year, New Start!

We kick off each new year by creating resolutions we want to accomplish or tackle throughout the year. This year, if you’re looking to buy or sell your home, a good place to start may be with how to get ahead and stay ahead of the game in the housing market. Often, agents see over and […]

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