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Vizion Properties Partners With The Rent Company - 03/31/09 09:45 PM
In the spirit of being more transparent I figured we should discuss The Rent Company. As many of you know Vizion has been using The Rent Company as a property manager for the past several months. Their ridiculously low management fees and top notch customer service makes working with them a breeze. Even our tenants agree they’ve never seen a management company respond as quickly to service calls as The Rent Company. Naturally joining forces with The Rent Company will mean a few changes down here at Vizion but rest assured current tenants nothing will be changing for you. The major (6 comments)
Vizion & Glad Heart Realty Have Joined Forces - 03/30/09 10:29 PM
It occured to me earlier today that while Vizion has been using Glad Heart Realty for more than year as its real estate brokerage there was no blog post on the Vizion site announcing or explaining our union. This blog post will explain why Vizion has selected Glad Heart Realty as its real estate brokerage and will also provide some basic background information on Glad Heart Realty and the IHOP ministry which it serves. First a little history about Glad Heart Realty… Glad Heart Realty is located right off of Red Bridge Road in South Kansas City, MO. It was founded (5 comments)
Progress On 4408 Grandview (Project South KC) Pt. 5 - 03/28/09 02:35 PM
Looks like the crew working on this renovation had a pretty good week. Other than getting the entire exterior painted before the weather turned for the worst they also managed to get a good amout done on the inside as well. This is a shot of the living room. As you can see the walls have already been primed and will probably get their first coat of paint sometime next week.
Lots of progress has also been made in the basement of this renovation. This is a shot of the what will be the downstairs kitchen.
This is a (4 comments)
Progress On 1010 W 70t Tr. (Project Brookside) Pt. 6 - 03/28/09 01:59 PM
A lot has happened on this renovation since last week. I’m really surprised at how quickly our crews are working to complete this renovation. If they continue at this pace we should have no problem wrapping up this remodel by our deadline of April 15th. Since so much has taken place on this renovation this progress post will be a little bit longer than usual. On the plus side that means lots more photos! The new tile flooring has been installed in the kitchen and bathrooms. This is a shot of the half bath just off of the downstairs living room. (2 comments)
Progress On 1010 W 70th Tr. (Project Brookside) Pt. 5 - 03/22/09 10:43 AM
Things are really starting to come together at 1010 W 70th tr. From the looks of things were well on pace to be done by April. I’m always surprised at how quicky our crews are able to renovate a house. Granted this house was already in good condition when compared to our renovation a few blocks away at 444 Dartmouth. As you can see our crews have started doing the exterior paint. Ive noticed that once you start working on the exterior of a house the neighbors really start to pay attention the renovation.
We’ve also started enclosing the porch (9 comments)
Progress On 4408 Grandview (Project South KC) Pt .4 - 03/22/09 10:12 AM
The crew at 4408 Grandview continue to move along at at their own pace. Granted this house is a bit larger than most. After all how many homes do you come across that will have 2 kitchens? Not a week passes that I don’t get a phone call from someone who drives by this house inquiring about the bedrooms, bathrooms, and of course the price. I really think that this house is poised for a quick sale upon completion not only because of all the phone calls we’ve received but also because of where its located. IHOP a very popular local (1 comments)
First Looks At 2901 Norwood Ave (Project Independence) - 03/18/09 10:50 PM
Project Independence Location: 2901 Norwood Ave. Independence, MO 4 Bedrooms / 2 Baths / Off Street Parking / Fenced Yard Estimated Time of Arrival: May Estimated Down Payment: $900.00 Estimated Monthly Rent: $ 900.00 Rent To Own Monthly Payment: $950.00
Don’t let this home fool you. This home is much larger than the pictures show. With 2 full baths and 2 living areas this home is a real bargain. Once the renovation has been completed this will be one of the best houses on the block and at $900.00 per month it will also be one (2 comments)
4 Bedroom 2 Bath Rental In Kansas City, MO $850 Per Mo. - 03/14/09 08:05 PM
Come April 1st the most competetively priced rental in Kansas City will be back on the market. You read the title right. 4 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms all for $850. This home was fully renovated in the summer of 2007 and has only had one tenant during that time period. We will take Section 8 on this house. This property won’t sit vacant for long. Give us a call and schedule a showing today.
Property Features 4 Beds / 2 Baths / One Car Garage / Fenced Backyard / All New Appliances 816-372-7855 or email@example.com Kansas City Homes For Sale (6 comments)
First Look At 8801 E. 81st St (Project Raytown) - 03/14/09 07:36 PM
Project Raytown Location: 8801 E 81st St (Project Raytown) 4 Bedrooms / 2.5 Baths / Two Car Garage / Finished Basement Estimated Time of Arrival: May Custom Home Renovation
This is a custom home renovation the end buyer is already in place. It’s rare that we find a house that needs about $30k in renovation but has both a brand new roof and new windows. This incredible home sits on the corner of Spring Valley and 81st in beautiful Raytown, MO just a few blocks away from our rental house at 8205 Marsh Ave. This home (5 comments)
Progress On 4408 Grandview Pt. 3 (Project South KC) - 03/14/09 05:07 PM
I stopped by our renovation of 4408 Grandview after a few showing at 9808 E. 76th Tr in Raytown, MO. I’m pretty excited to have another large house like that on the market. Most of the new windows have already been installed in this house. I’m still trying to think of the best way for us to landscape this house. We don’t get many houses with circle drives like this one.
Lots of progress has been made on this house in the basement. The room you see in this picture will become the 5th bedroom.
On the opposite side (3 comments)
Progress On 1010 W 70th Pt. 4 (Project Brookside) - 03/14/09 04:43 PM
First off I should probably address a small issue in last weeks post. That light blue looking paint is actually primer…not paint. It sure would look a little strange if the whole house was painted in that color. Sorry for any confusion. Now with that out of the way lets get into this weeks progress post on 1010 W. 70th Tr. Most all of the electric and plumbing work has been completed on this renovation. Generally once this work has been completed the rest of the house starts to really take shape. From the looks of things we are right on (1 comments)
First Look At 10411 Manchester (Before The Remodel) - 03/12/09 08:54 PM
Project South KC Location: 10411 Manchester (Project South KC) 3 Bedrooms / 1.5 Baths / Two Car Garage / Deck Estimated Time of Arrival: May Estimated Down Payment: $1,000.00 Estimated Monthly Rent: $ 1,000.00 Rent To Own Monthly Payment: $1,050.00
This very attractive home will be availabe for either rent or rent to own. It’s perfectly located in semi secluded neighborhood just a few blocks south of I-470. Once the renovation has been completed this will be one of the best houses on the block and at $1,000 per month it will also be one of (3 comments)
Thanks To Twitter We're On The Front Page Of The Newspaper! - 03/12/09 05:09 PM
Vizion has once again been interviewed by a local Kansas City newspaper. This time writer Kurt Kloeblen of The Wednesday Sun also known as @kcklo63 on twitter conducted the interview. Kurt found out about Vizion through Twitter where both he and I (@justinu84) are quite active. In the roller coaster ride that is real estate, Vizion is enduring the ups and downs of the market. Vizion, the Kansas City-based real estate investment company that specializes in rehabilitating houses and either selling them or offering them for lease option or rent, is expanding in a market that has scared many companies away. (28 comments)
Just Passed 100k Points Time Flies When Your Having Fun! - 03/09/09 09:21 PM
Well it happened. My first blog post was on July 30th 2008. Back then I never thought that I would be blogging long enough to get this many points. In fact I remember seeing Chris Lengquist and thinking that it would take years for me to get as many points as he had. At some point on my path to 100k I honestly stopped caring about the points. For me posting on this blog and commenting on other people blogs just became part of my routine. Sort of like making videos for our company youtube channel and connecting with people on (22 comments)
Just Another Quality Renovation Video From Vizion KC - 03/09/09 08:32 PM
Project Brookside is continued with our renovation of 424 Dartmouth. This is one of those houses that just needed a little updating to become a Vizion home. 424 Dartmouth has been done up in our typical Brookside style with granite counters, stainless steal appliances, refinished hardwood floors and new windows. Not only is this home beautifully updated its also very competitively priced at $259,900.
Tudor style homes are one of the most popular layouts in the Brookside area. This particular home was built in the 1920’s and while all the updates were done 2009 this home still retains that certain (6 comments)
The Crisis of Credit Visualized - 03/08/09 05:18 PM
I came across this video today while on Twitter. This video does such a great job of breaking down the credit crisis that even a child could understand it. Between the computer graphics and the easy to understand narration this video on the credit crisis gets a 10 in my book. Enjoy. Part 1
816-372-7855 or firstname.lastname@example.org Kansas City Homes For Sale
First Look at 11401 Jackson Ave (Project South KC) - 03/07/09 08:01 PM
Project South KC Location: 11401 Jackson (Project South KC) 3 Bedrooms / 1 Baths / One Car Garage / Fenced Backyard Estimated Time of Arrival: April Estimated Down Payment: $1,000.00 Estimated Monthly Rent: $ 1,000.00 Rent To Own Monthly Payment: $1,050.00
This excellent home will be availabe either rent or rent with option to buy. Its located in the quiet Terrace Lakes subdivision just south of Red Bridge Road. This home is also located just 5 minutes away from IHOP. Once the renovation has been completed this will be one of the best houses on (2 comments)
Progress On 4408 Grandview (Project South KC) Pt 2 - 03/07/09 07:43 PM
Progress is slowly being made on our renovation of 4408 Grandview. This is going to be one impressive home once were all done. Vizion has only done 2 homes with circle drives this being one of them add in the fact that its just a few blocks away from Glad Heart Realty and I think we’ve got the makings of quick flip. The kitchen is starting to come along. I love how open the space is from the family room into the kitchen. This is going to be a huge plus for anyone who moves into this house.
The new (1 comments)
Progress On 1010 W 70th (Project Brookside) Pt 3 - 03/07/09 07:11 PM
Our crews had to pull off of this home renovation to wrap up the remodel at 424 Dartmouth. Our crews were on this house for a grand total of three days last week but in those three days they got a lot done. According to our head contractor the crews will make up the days they missed on this job next weekend. This is a shot of the living room. This house will have about 40 different paint colors. Looks like this very attractive light blue is going to be one of them.
This is a shot of the new (1 comments)
Down Payment Assistance For Missouri Home Buyers - 03/03/09 07:53 PM
Starting January 2009, Missouri Housing Development Commission (MHDC) will have a new product to enable first-time homebuyers to take advantage of the $8,000 federal first-time homebuyer tax credit. This program is the first of its kind in the nation. The federal first-time homebuyer tax credit was created by Congress this summer to encourage new homebuyers to purchase homes and thereby stimulate housing markets. However, the federal tax credit has been largely ineffective. One of the primary reasons the federal credit hasn’t worked is that the homebuyer doesn’t receive the money until he receives his federal income tax refund – which (5 comments)
Before and After Staging Photos of A Vacant Home - 03/02/09 09:47 AM
As soon as our home renovations are completed I call the stager. It’s no longer a discussion or debate with the investor behind the property or with anyone on our team. Staging makes a huge difference on how these home show and since were serious about selling these properties its essential that we have them staged. This is the staging on 7744 McGee what do you think? Living Room Before
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