Archive for November, 2016

Your Home: A market to be thankful for!

Monday, November 28th, 2016

As the turkey hangover wears off and and I mentally plan for my Thanksgiving left-over dinner, I cannot help but reflect on what has been a tremendous year for real estate in Kansas City. As an agent who worked through the recession, it is pretty easy for me to be thankful for almost any market. […]

Your Home: Fireplace safety tips

Monday, November 21st, 2016

There is something magical about the combination of cool fall air and the scent of a wood burning fireplace. Soon enough, neighborhood fireplaces will be in full blaze. Properly maintained fireplaces can be the crowning jewel of the room during the holiday season. You just cannot forget the “properly maintained” part. A fireplace is no […]

Your Home: Market shift is leading to price adjustments. Here’s what you can do.

Monday, November 14th, 2016

As our real estate market continues to shift out of a seller’s market, price adjustments are becoming more prevalent. The number of homes going under contract is down more than 30 percent in most areas compared to the previous 90 day period. And with such a significant drop in demand, prices must get more competitive. […]

Your Home: Residents seeing and feeling the housing downturn

Thursday, November 10th, 2016

Just this week I was speaking with a new client who lives in Corinth Hills. We were discussing the market when he made the comment that he and his wife had noticed the market has shifted. I asked him why he would say that, and he said they had noticed homes that were once selling […]