Daniel and Laura Bennison with Reece & Nichols Prairie Village talk about some of the latest trends and customs in the Kansas City Metro real estate market. We provide tips for For Sale by Owners and other homeowners looking to sell their house. Our goal is to add as much value as possible to our clients. Our blog is one of the outlets for potential clients to get to know us or past clients to keep a pulse ot the Kansas City real estate market.
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GOOGLE this: REPLY REAL ESTATE SCAM. You will read non-stop horror stories. Reply.com or Reply! Real Estate is an unscrupulous business that is unethical and has terrible customer service. It is a wonder they have not been put in jail. I had heard of agents buying leads, so I started research...
In the current economy, fewer and fewer fans are willing to pay $100 for NFL team tickets. This has caused the NFL to enforce local cable blackouts in many different markets for the first time in nearly 20 years. These blackouts effectively block anyone within a 75 mile radius of the local ...
I think the picture below describes how I feel.We have already gotten close to a foot of snow this holiday. First time in more than 20 years.
It was a long, rough year for the real estate market and next year probably will not be much better. I'm sure with all the spending we have planned for the coming years, it will most likely cause inflation because the excess suply of currency will lower the purchasing power of $1. The Federal Res...
List Price Sale Price Beds Full Baths Half Baths SqFt DOM Min $104,950 $99,950 2 1 0 1188 20 Max $1,180,000 $1,048,000 6 5 2 1188 200 Avg $559,521 $521,213 4 3 1 1188 104
FHA loans are a popular loan to go with because of the low down payment (3.5%)With all the foreclosures on the market here in Kansas City, there are a lot of houses on the market that do not meet FHA requirements(FHA requires the home be in move in condition, etc.). I recently ran into such a ho...
Status: Active (27) List Price Sale Price Beds Full Baths Half Baths SqFt DOM CDOM Min $335,000 - 3 2 0 3600 35 35 Max $2,390,000 - 6 6 2 6870 832 812 Avg $962,350 - 4 4 1 4866 212 260 Sum $25,983,448 - Status: Sold (9) List Price Sale Price Beds Full Baths Half Baths SqFt DO...
Mission Woods: Located just north of Mission Hills and south of Westwood Hills on a 40 acre home site of the late William McKenzie Johnson, son of the county's namesake, Rev. Thomas Johnson, the city bears a name reflecting its wooded environment and the missions established there in the early to...
Phones seem to be changing faster than I can keep up with it. However, I got my first smart phone last year. My Palm Treo is awful. I hate it and think it is maybe the worst phone I have ever had. The intrigue of being able to easily make calls, text, surf the web, and retrieve emails on the go i...
Prairie Village and more specifically Prairie Hills has not been as affected as surrounding areas by the soft real estate market. Laura and I live in this subdivision and we absolutely love the area. There are plenty of parks, walking paths, shopping centers, and restaurants. There is an abundanc...