Archive for March, 2017

Your Home: Top reasons why homes aren’t selling in a seller’s market

Monday, March 27th, 2017

The title of this column almost feels like the “Top 10″ segment on David Letterman’s Late Show, but this list is no joke. That’s right: There is no humor in getting your home and keeping your home ready to show at a moment’s notice all day every day and then never receiving an offer. In […]

Your Home: Renting vs. buying

Monday, March 20th, 2017

This week I was speaking with one of our clients who has been with us since the beginning of our real estate business. Now in my 13th year in the business, I greatly appreciate those who trusted me way back in the day when I was fresh out of the restaurant business and, frankly, didn’t know […]

Your Home: Average vs. median price and how it affects your home’s appraised value

Monday, March 13th, 2017

The phones have been ringing off the hook since the Johnson County appraiser’s office notified homeowners of their home’s 2017 appraised value. As the Post reported earlier this month, the Johnson County valuation jumped up 7.9 percent in the last year and cities in the Shawnee Mission area like Prairie Village skyrocketed by as much […]

Your Home: Best practices when creating your offer to buy a home

Monday, March 6th, 2017

It is early March, the temps are in the 60s and the market is heating up as well. Inventory is still low and buyers are hitting the streets already in pursuit of a great home. If you ask most buyers about their concerns or struggles in today’s market, they pretty much all have the same […]