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May 2016 Market Update

The numbers are out for the first quarter of 2016. Check out the market skinny video for a recap of Kansas City's housing activity. For more detailed numbers, click the link below. Click here to view more specific numbers for the KC metro market as of...

Why I Work By Referral

In your experiences, you may have noticed that many real estate agents take a transactional approach to their business - finding a lead, closing the deal and then moving on to the next one. I have made a conscious decision to run my business differently....

Spring Cleaning

It's that time of year again - time to spruce things up, open the windows and enjoy the fresh air. Nothing can help you enjoy spring more than getting your house in order and cleaned. Below is a short list of items that you can...

What’s my Home Worth?

Your home is most likely the biggest purchase/investment you have ever made. Like any other investment, we think it's important to stay knowledgable about the current value of your home. In 2014, home values in the KC metro area finally reached where they were in...

April 2016 Market Update

The primary story, both nationally and in local submarkets, is a dwindling months' supply of inventory. The cure, of course, is more inventory. But new construction has been lagging during this opportune moment, and sellers of existing homes are not yet hitting the market in...

Should I refinance?

The average conventional 30 year fixed mortgage rates are 3.62% and 15 year rates are 2.93% as of Feb. 25, 2016. They are down from 4.01% and 3.24% on December 31, 2015. Freddiemac.com (Fees and Points .6 and .5 respectively). If you would like to lower...

HomeKeepr

Over the years, we have received lots of calls about advice on home maintenance and requests for home service providers. We LOVE receiving your calls, so please don't ever hesitate to contact us. But, we have also created an app to help with these needs...

VA Loans

If you're a veteran or currently servicing in our armed forces and thinking about purchasing a new home, or even thinking about refinancing your existing mortgage, it will be worth your while to investigate the benefits of a VA backed home loan. VA loans have been around...

Setting and Achieving Goals

It’s been a month since many of us set our New Year’s Resolutions. It’s also the time in the year that many of those resolutions start to slip and fade. Setting goals is very important to me and is a key aspect of how I...