Blog Archives: Kansas City
Friday Links – KC Artist Featured on Design Sponge, Improvements For Waldo and the Trolley Trail, Kansas City Public Schools Accreditation News
In this week’s edition of Friday Links, we get a glimpse at a local artist’s apartment, some good news from Kansas City Public Schools, big improvements on the way for Waldo and the Trolley Trail, and a famous estate goes on the market.
Friday Links – Kansas City Love, Colorful Decorating, and a New Appliance Color
This edition of my “Friday Links” post is heavy on design and decorating. We discovered a new appliance color, a world-famous blog features a local KC home, a fun design blog with local roots, and a home filled to the brim with color and pattern.
Sampling Annedore’s Fine Chocolates in Westwood Hills
One thing I love about my job is the familiarity I attain of our different Kansas City neighborhoods. Here’s a glimpse of my recent visit to Westwood Hills, where I tried Annedore’s Fine Chocolates for the first time.
Five Best Houseplants to Express Your Personal Style
If someone asked me what my number one most important item in home staging/decorating, I would say houseplants. Houseplants play a crucial role in staging my real estate listings, and even decorating my own home. In this story, I thought I’d share some insights as to why I love to live and work amongst houseplants, and offer a few recommendations of trendy plants.
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.
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.
This Pristine Colonial Home For Sale in Brookside Has an Unusual Design Feature
I recently toured a beautiful Colonial home for sale in Brookside, and its unusual entryway configuration piqued my curiosity.
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.
How to Fund Your Fixer Upper – An Affordable FHA Rehab Loan
There is an FHA rehab loan option that works just like a normal 30-year fixed-rate loan. Most first time home buyers won’t realize that this is really exceptional, but it…