Real Estate

Dec. 30, 2020

7 Things you should do to your house before winter starts

#1 Remove Garden Hoses from Faucets

Leaving hoses attached can cause water to back up in the faucets and if freezing temps hit, that water could freeze & crack your pipes. If you have any water supply lines that lead to exterior faucets, it’s extremely important to shutoff those valves ...

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Dec. 8, 2020

Great News for 2021 Home Buyers!

Great News for 2021 Home Buyers!

In 2021 the maximum conforming loan limit is increasing 7.4% to $548,259 from $510,400!

At the end of November the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) made the announcement that it will raise loan limits for mortgages backed by Freddie Mac & ...

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Aug. 4, 2020

5 Reasons your Home Isn’t Selling

 

  1. Figuring out the asking price is one of the most important factors as to whether a home will sell. You, or your agent, need to analyze the closed sales within the last 12 months not more than 1 mile away within the same high school district. Anything longer than ...
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March 22, 2020

Real Estate things to Consider During Covid-19

Real Estate During Shelter-In-Place

The governor has deemed real estate as an ”Essential Business” similar to accountants, attorneys, insurance agents, financial institutions and title companies. There are many questions both buyers and seller’s have about home sales during this time.

Many home sellers are asking, “Should I take my house ...

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March 20, 2020

5 Things to Avoid When Selling Your House

5 Things to Avoid When Selling Your House

 

 

We all know that selling your home can be both really exciting and stressful . Market times can really fluctuate depending on the specific areas as well as a home’s price point. Here are a few problem areas or pitfalls to ...

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March 16, 2020

Selling your house ‘as is’

Selling your house ‘as is’

When I meet with people that want to sell their homes, I often get asked the question, “should I sell my house as is”


First let’s define what “as is” really means.

Selling “as-is” means selling the house in its current condition or as it ...

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Feb. 28, 2020

Housing wealth

Earlier this month, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) released a special study titled Single-Family Home Price Gains by Years of Tenure. The study estimates median home price appreciation over the last 30 years based on the length of homeownership.

Below are three graphs depicting the most important data ...

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Feb. 16, 2020

Growing equity

The Benefits of Growing Equity in Your Home

The Benefits of Growing Equity in Your Home | MyKCM

Over the last couple of years, we’ve heard quite a bit about rising home prices. Today, expert projections still forecast continued growth, just at a slower pace. One of the often-overlooked benefits of rising home prices is the positive impact they have ...

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Feb. 15, 2020

Home buyer myths

2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers

2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers | MyKCM

In a recent article, First American shared how millennials are not really any different from previous generations when it comes to the goal of homeownership; it is still a huge part of their American Dream. The piece, however, also reveals,

 “Saving for ...

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Feb. 14, 2020

Feel like you've won

How to Avoid a Gender Gap When Investing in the Housing Market

How to Avoid a Gender Gap When Investing in the Housing Market | MyKCM

When buying a home, we all want to feel like we’re making the right decision, paying a fair price, and making the best investment of our lives. According to a recent gender-based study, men and women can unknowingly ...

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