Blog Archives: Real Estate Business
Friday Links – A New Home Development in Prairie Village, A Brookside Shop Closes
In this edition of Friday Links, we check in on a new home development in Prairie Village, and mourn the closing of one of my favorite Brookside shops.
South Johnson County Home Sales Prices Rise 20% Over Last Five Years
I currently have a bit of business in south Johnson County, Kansas, and being the numbers girl that I am, I wanted to share some of my research. Overall, prices have increased a healthy 22% over the past 5 years.
Brookside Real Estate Market Remains Strong
I examined some recent Brookside home sales data, looking for trends in the market. What I found is a market that remains strong.
Bidding Wars in Kansas City’s Real Estate Market Leave Some Sellers Dissatisfied
In my 10 years as a real estate agent, and I have never seen such a frenzied real estate market in Kansas City. We are in a sellers’ market, with the number of home buyers out-supplying the inventory of available homes for sale. With homes regularly selling above list price, some sellers are wondering if they left money on the table.
Staged, Styled, and Sold in Three Days
I am going to take a minute to brag a little bit. Today, a listing of mine sold for 100% of list price, and we received the offer within three days of listing the home online. I am especially proud because, in addition to my normal services, I also managed lighting renovations, chose colors and finishes, and then staged and styled the house.
How to Change your Zillow Zestimate
One of my clients recently asked me how to change her Zillow “zestimate,” Zillow’s estimated market value for an individual home. Here’s my guide on how to do just that.
Home Prices on the Rise in Roeland Park
Soon, I will be listing a lovely home for sale in Roeland Park. While the owners are busy sprucing it up, I’ve been researching values and competitive properties.
Kansas City Real Estate Sales Prices Rising in 2014
So far this year, real estate sales prices in the metropolitan Kansas City area are increasing.
10 Tips for Success When Entering a Real Estate Bidding War
We’re seeing intense competition among home buyers in Kansas City this spring. Here are my ten tips for success when entering a real estate bidding war.