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Check your Zip - How's Your Market Doing? - 01/30/09 11:43 AM
How's my market doing? Take a quick peek by using Home Smart's Market Reports! They rate markets on an A-F scale - remember school?? A is good, F is baaaaaaaad. You can plug in your zip code and get a fairly quick idea how stable your market has been lately. For example, here's a couple in the Wichita market area. From this one you can tell that 67212 is doing good and is a low risk market! Zip 67203 here in Wichita has gotten a little bit worse since last year and is now a C rated risk. How's your (5 comments)
Cute as a Button! 2 bed 1 bath for less than RENT in Wichita, KS! - 01/28/09 10:05 PM
Cheaper than Rent! 858 S. Vine, Wichita, KS 67212 View Map JUST ADORABLE! You will love this fabulous home with newer roof, brand new HWH and fresh interior paint! Formal dining room off the kitchen. 2nd bedroom is ENORMOUS - entire upstairs! HUGE utility/bonusroom that would be a great combo office/laundry room! Furnace and a/c are less than 10 years old and will be cleaned and service for the new buyer! Double-tiered deck is perfect for relaxing in the cozy yard with privacy fence. All this for cheaper than rent! Come be amazed! Details Asking Price: $48,500 MLS: 250198 Sq. Feet: (0 comments)
Pregnant Client? Tips for smoother showings! - 01/21/09 02:56 PM
How to Treat Your Pregnant Clients: First rule - Don't ask!!!! If they tell you they are pregnant, fine, but don't assume!If you've never been pregnant or had kids, these may make no sense to you, but I promise it will mean a lot to your client! I once won a client who was using two Realtors, they picked me because of how I treated her!
Smells = puking! Pregnant women generally are very sensitive to smells. The slightest whiff of some things can make them gag or even start puking. Not what you want to have happen when (45 comments)
Recycle your Waste, Wichita! Free Event for Sedgwick County! - 01/18/09 05:23 PM
Did You know: That you're not supposed to just throw old electronics in the trash! They apparently can contain products such as mercury, lead, flame retardants, and more, which can leak out, causing problems for many plants, animals, and of course - us human types! It may even be contributing to some cancers! What the heck is electronic waste?Items with electronic pieces, of course. This would be things such as cell phones, computers, video game consoles, TV's, pagers, etc. This does NOT include big items such as fridges and stoves, though a select few might have parts that are electronic. So what (2 comments)
Remodeled at the Suppesville Golf Course - Dreams for sale! - 01/14/09 12:02 PM
Luxury and Laughter! 1662 W. Ashleigh Lane, Milton, KS 67106 View Map Looking for a great deal out in the country? Look no further! Presenting this freshly remodeled home at Suppesville Golf Course! Half acre lot with next-to-no neighbors! New paint, carpet, laminate, tiles, and more! Ready to move-in and enjoy! 3 bedrooms upstairs and the Master has its own luxury tiled bath. Basement features an Enormous family room with walk-out to a 16x30 covered patio! There's also a half bath and very large bedroom/office/game room area! Open Kitchen plan with pantry, eating bar, laminate floors, and sliders onto the huge (0 comments)
They're all over the news and they are all the latest rage for those out home-shopping. Realtors, newscasters, and others toss out those terms REO, HUD, and more like they're just another piece of the alphabet. But what do they really mean?? There's basically 3 types of foreclosures - REO, HUD, and VA. Then you have Short Sales - which is a pre-foreclosure type.
HUD - Housing and Urban Development owned - these homes were originally bought by someone with FHA financing, who then defaulted on the loan. They are basically government owned at this (2 comments)
Price Reduced on this Country home near Norwich, Suppesville, and Milton, KS! - 01/10/09 09:42 AM
Quiet Country Living! 1375 N. Boardwalk, Milton, KS 67106 View Map Get away from it all with this quaint country home! On an acre lot near Suppesville Corner, you'll be within minutes of Norwich, Milton, and Cheney and only 25 minutes from Wichita for the big city times. The home features a split bedroom plan with 3 bedrooms upstairs PLUS a main-floor office/playroom/hobby room! The Master features a large master bath with soaker garden tub and separate shower! The living room has a beautiful fireplace and gorgeous arched window! It's open to the large dining space with it's sliding doors onto (0 comments)
Before Selling - City Steam Clean - Wichita's Carpet Cleaner! - 01/07/09 10:49 AM
Often overlooked in the prepping your home for sale arena - Carpet cleaning! I know we mention that your home should be clean, ditch the stains, but for some reason most people jump straight to the "I don't want to replace the carpet!" response! Folks, you'd be amazed at what a good carpet cleaner can do for your carpets! For the Wichita area, I personally have tried oh, about 8 carpet cleaners. And have finally discovered the one I will be sticking with. Let me preface this with the fact that I have 3 kids, 2 being rowdy boys who (5 comments)
Check out this site - helpful kitty cat info! - 01/05/09 09:56 AM
I love kitty cats! I've had cats since I was oh.... born. We've never been without a cat in my household until recently when I married my severely allergic husband. We're working on that.... But I'm extremely fond of them and you'll find me lingering at most any listing that has its own feline inhabitant. I have even adopted the neighborhood Tom cat and he has a dish in my garage! So I'd like to think that I knew quite a bit about cats and how to take care of them, having spent the last couple of decades with kitties! I (5 comments)
As we start out 2009, I'd like to trot out my current selection of stunning homes designed to tempt you to move all your new Christmas goodies somewhere you'll enjoy more!
Like this gorgeous, superbly maintained 4 bedroom quad home in SE Wichita near Harry and Woodlawn/Rock.
This home is tucked up between two parks with lots of areas for kids to play, but on a quiet dead-end street! You'll enjoy the lush new lawn and sprinkler system on your fenced-in lot, as well as a brand new patio area (1 comments)
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