Posts Tagged ‘Home Maintenance’

Your Home: Selling in the fall

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

(Photo credit: Flickr/Carl Mueller) Those who know me well know that fall is my favorite time of the year. I grew up in Arkansas, so when I moved to KC in 1998 and experienced my first Kansas City fall, I was hooked. In Arkansas, I swear that summer lasts until November, then you have one […]

Your Home: Fall home checklist

Thursday, September 15th, 2016

Getting your chimney cleaned is a must if you plan on using your fireplace this fall and winter. I am surprised every year when summer quickly turns to fall, and this year is no different. We are less than two weeks away from the first day of fall and it’s time again to discuss a […]

Your home: 5 things your first home teaches you

Friday, July 10th, 2015

As I write this, I am celebrating ten years of marriage to my wonderful wife and business partners, Leah. More than once this week we have discussed how time has flown by, and how we have changed through the years and, most importantly, what we have learned from the last ten years. While discussing our […]

Your home: I’ve got water in my basement!

Friday, May 29th, 2015

Whether it is your first experience with water in your basement or not, the discovery is never fun. No one wants water in their basement. It is a royal pain. That being said, I am confident that over half of the homes that I have encountered in our area have had water in the basement […]

Your home: 5 preventative maintenance tips for fall

Friday, September 12th, 2014

Well it is that time of the year again. And I am pumped. I let our new puppy, Trip, out to go potty this morning and the crisp air was very welcoming. It was also a reminder that it is time for me to do some preventative maintenance on my own home. There have been […]

Your home: Ice dams be damned!

Friday, February 14th, 2014

Please read this column if you still have snow on your roof. It could save you a lot of money. I really do love winter. I moved to Kansas from Arkansas in 1998 and immediately fell in love with the fact that we have four distinct seasons. It is really spectacular. And now that I […]

Your home: Home maintenance ‘must dos’ as winter approaches

Monday, October 28th, 2013

I cannot tell you how excited I am that fall is here! This is my time of year.  As a Realtor, you might think I would prefer the spring or summer when the market is really cranking. Please don’t get me wrong: I like it then, too. I am just a holiday guy at heart.  From Halloween, […]