Navigating Real Estate and Motherhood

I’ve always known that I wanted to be a mom. I come from a very big family, and I am the oldest of my 4 siblings (3 sisters and a brother), and of my many cousins (I lost count a while ago). By default, I was the “built-in babysitter,” as my father would call me. By the time I was …

Although the internet can be a great resource for a variety of information, a lot of that information is incorrect. One of the most important and expensive decisions in your life, home buying, tends to circulate a lot of misinformation. Most of that misinformation is in regard to how much of a down payment you need or what your credit …

Top 10 Most Expensive Homes Sold in KC Last Month

Ever wonder what kind of house a few million dollars can get you in the KC Metro? Check out the list below for a peek into Kansas City’s luxury real estate market, and count down the top 10 most expensive homes sold in the last 30 days.   #10 – Olathe, KS | $1.365 Million Nestled on nearly 30 acres, …

Ready to make a move? Have a certain figure in mind that you need to sell for? You might be able to get more than you think! Go over with your agent if setting a bidding war is smart for the sale of your home, and if they give the green light, here are a few things to consider to …

Tips To Beautify Rooms In Your Home

In Dorothy’s famous words, “There’s no place like home, there’s no place like home, there’s no place like home!” A good chunk of your life is going to be spent in your home, so why not make home the most beautiful and cozy place you can stay in? Let’s talk about some techniques that can help you showcase the best …

don’t replace your agent with the internet

With the influx of new technology and web-based solutions, it isn’t a surprise that everything is moving quickly into the era of the internet. From sites like Uber to Grubhub, we generally can pull out our phones or laptops to order what we want with ease. And with every industry being revolutionized by technology, the same methods are making their …

9 Kitchen Improvements Under $100

This week I’m in DIY mode! If you want to spruce up your kitchen but don’t want to spend an arm and a leg, check out the list of improvements you can get started on for under $100. These tips can come in handy when you’re ready to list your home to sell on the market (or if you just …

From “I Do” to #Sold

Newlyweds are saying “I do” to each other, and equate to over half of first time home buyers that are also saying “I do” to their dream homes. It makes sense! When you put two hearts together, the time comes to find a home to nourish that love – a house that brings two of your places together, and makes …

Renting vs Buying in Today’s Housing Market

Home ownership rates are the lowest they have been in the last 50 years. A large portion of Americans are still renting properties, instead of enjoying a home of their own. Consumer reports believe this is an issue because of a buyer’s lack of trust in their ability to purchase. It is still a long standing notion that a buyer …

10 Blunt Truths about Selling Your Home

  Clean, organized, decluttered homes sell for more. Having a dirty or cluttered home can potentially knock thousands of dollars off of your sale price. Buyers are easily distracted by unnecessary items laying around or dust bunnies in the corners. You want a buyer to be able to walk into your home and appreciate the features, not be focused on …

Buyer FAQs

Buying a home can be a confusing and intimidating process. From choosing an agent and a lender, to writing a contract, conducting inspections, renegotiating, and closing, there is a lot to know! Read below for answers to these frequently asked questions by buyers. So where do I start?  The best place to start when beginning the home-buying process is to …