Monday, October 1st, 2018
Quick Ways to Build Equity
Equity is the percentage of market value that you own in your home. Your lender owns the rest, so your goal should be to pay the lender’s share (the principal) down and build your share (equity) up.
Wednesday, September 5th, 2018
On Friday, July 13, Governor Mike Parson signed House Bill 1796, The First-Time Homebuyer Savings Account Act into law. The creation of this specialized savings account will better prepare first-time homebuyers and give them a financial advantage in the process of buying their first home. The Act goes into law on January 1, 2019.
Saturday, September 1st, 2018
Are You Really Ready to Sell?
If you find yourself saying any of the following to your Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices network professional, you may be hurting your chances of selling your home quickly and for the most money possible.
Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
All About Contingencies
As you browse listings on BerkshireHathawayHS.com or realtor.com, you may find homes you like that appear to be unavailable, due to some kind of contingency. If you find the perfect home, but it’s labeled Active Kick Out or Contingent, should you pursue it or forget it?
Friday, July 13th, 2018
Best Outdoor Projects for Selling Your Home
As you look at your outdoor living spaces with an eye for upgrades, where will your time and money be best spent? Fresh landscaping? Sprinklers? A new fence? A firepit?
Thursday, June 21st, 2018
If this is something you're wondering about, then you'll definitely want to find out, pronto. You might think you already know about any liens on a property you already own, but the fact is they can lurk beneath your radar and pop up at the most inopportune times. Topping the list: when you're getting ready to sell your place, and a search of public records uncovers the lien. This can be very bad news, resulting in delays in selling your home or, worse, throwing a wrench into the whole deal.
Wednesday, June 13th, 2018
Five Safe Strategies for Homebuying
With home prices and interest rates rising, you may be wondering if now is the best time to buy a home. The answer is always yes but there are ways to buy wisely and safely.
Tuesday, June 12th, 2018
It's time to make some memories in St. Joseph! Follow the link to learn about our city, see upcoming events, request visitor information, and much more! If you're moving to the area, you are always welcome to contact our office and ask to speak to one of our real estate professionals for housing information in the area!
Friday, June 1st, 2018
We know how easy it is to feel attached to your first home.
But moving on may be life changing.
Friday, March 31st, 2017
Save the date! Join us at the Kansas City office on Thursday April 6, 2017 for the official Ribbon Cutting and Open House from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM. Ribbon cutting will be at 4:30 PM. We hope you will come celebrate this accomplishment with us! Looking forward to an evening of great food from Nicky’s, music by State Line Drive, and the best company around – let’s show KC why We Make Great Neighbors!