the kanter team: Eight Ways to Get More Out of Your Day - 06/21/10 07:13 AM
Thanks to Jodi Danziger with RE/MAX Stateline for this info!
Eight Ways To Get More Out of Your Day
By Lisa KanarekRISMEDIA, June 21, 2010--As a business professional, you undoubtedly wear many hats-from that of juggler (of yours and others' projects) to firefighter, putting out the fires (crises) you face each day. Ideally you should be able to walk into your office each morning, cross everything off your to-do list and go home with a sense of accomplishment. In reality, that's not always possible. Your day is filled with tasks and interruptions that devour your time, talents and energy. … (3 comments)

the kanter team: Summer Remodeling Ideas - 06/16/10 02:59 AM
Summer Remodeling Ideas  
By Paige TeppingRISMEDIA, June 16, 2010--Other than vacations, summer is the time of the year most popular for home improvement. The long days and warm, sunny weather make a great time to work on repairs and renovations without much of the hassles and delays that rain and other elements bring. For this reason and more, a good number of homeowners undertake home improvement projects during the summer. Eugene Makeev, a home improvement expert offers the following tips for homeowners who are looking to spruce their homes up this summer. Patios and DecksWhat better way to enjoy the … (1 comments)

the kanter team: How to Stay Positive in Todays Market - 06/10/10 04:28 AM
How To Stay Positive In Today's Market  
By Maya Bailey, Ph.D. RISMEDIA, June 9, 2010--So many real estate professionals today are wondering, "How can I stay positive in today's market?" Like any discriminating real estate professional, you realize the value of a positive mental attitude. Here are some ways that you can create and maintain a positive mental attitude in today's market.1. Avoid toxic peopleWhat does this mean? Who are the toxic people?Toxic people can be well-meaning people but when they talk to you, they are coming from a negative attitude about money, finances, and especially about the current real … (3 comments)

the kanter team: 10 Tips for Successful Blogging - 06/05/10 04:19 AM
By Paige TeppingRISMEDIA, June 5, 2010--Most successful bloggers can offer some tips for successful blogging. While some people develop methods based on experience, others simply offer what they've been told-like post often, link often, and be yourself. Andy MacDonald from offers the following tips for achieving a popular and successful blog within the real estate industry. Be RealKnowing yourself and your audience are extremely important aspects of successful blogging. Identify who you are as a blogger, what you'll be blogging about, and who your audience will be.Be PassionatePassion breeds passion. If you aren't enjoying what you're blogging about, it's difficult … (8 comments)

the kanter team: 6 Habits of Highly Successful Real Estate Agents - 06/04/10 02:58 AM
6 Habits of Highly Successful Real Estate Agents  
By Paige TeppingRISMEDIA, June 3, 2010--All successful real estate agents/brokers share many common attributes and this is what makes them successful. While the industry continues to test the patience of real estate professionals across the country, it is important to remember that successful agents are those who focus on the things that need to be done in order to get business. While this may be easier said than done at times, in order to find success in today's market, agents must do the things they don't like to do such as, cold … (4 comments)

the kanter team: KCRAR Realtor Habitat for Humanity Build - June 8th-12th - 06/02/10 07:39 AM
Please join us for our first KCRAR REALTORS® Make a Difference! community service project with Heartland Habitat for Humanity! We have partnered with Heartland Habitat for Humanity on an exclusive week-long REALTOR® build from Tuesday, June 8 through Saturday, June 12. We need 25 volunteers each day from 8 to 4 p.m. To sign up to volunteer, contact Cristalle Bozarth at or 913-266-5908.
Why Heartland Habitat for Humanity? 
Let's ask KCRAR member Linda Cone, 2009 KCRAR REALTOR® Salesperson of the Year and board member for Heartland Habitat for Humanity:
"The very basic of needs, according to … (0 comments)

the kanter team: 3 Simple Steps to Creating Your Ideal Income - 06/01/10 04:24 AM
3 Simple Steps to Creating Your Ideal Income  
By Maya Bailey, Ph.D.RISMEDIA, June 1, 2010--Are you interested in creating your ideal income this year? Are you tired of waiting for things to get better? Are you feeling like you have so much more potential than you are currently using?Imagine for a moment achieving your ideal income. What would that look like and feel like? What would you be able to do that you can't do now?Ask yourself what are the things you need to be doing right now to manifest that? Do you need to find a way to raise … (1 comments)

the kanter team: Tips on How to Fix your House up to Sell - 05/27/10 03:29 AM
Tips on How to Fix Your House Up to Sell  
By Paige TeppingRISMEDIA, May 27, 2010--With the summer buying and selling season just around the corner, now is the time to think about how you can create a lasting first impression with potential buyers. Here are 8 simple tips that will help your home stand out from the crowd. Open the drapes and blinds. Sunshine is the world's best decorator and nothing is more depressing than walking into a home where shades, curtains and drapes are closed. Wash the windows - inside and out. For the same reasons as above, … (0 comments)

the kanter team: Warning...New Homeowner Scam in Western Kansas - 05/27/10 03:22 AM
From the Kansas Association of Realtors:
    New Homeowner Scam

New Scam in Western Kansas
A real estate broker in western Kansas has reported a new scam that everyone should be aware of and watchful for. In the potentially dangerous scenario, a woman is claiming to be hired by the real estate company and saying she is at the listed home to take photos. A similar woman has also approached sellers saying she is from the bank and needs to change the locks on the home. Please make sure to tell your clients that you will let … (2 comments)

the kanter team: What Not to Pack - 05/24/10 04:04 AM
What Not to PackRISMEDIA, May 24, 2010--When you're packing up your belongings for moving day, sometimes it's best to leave it to the professionals - or leave it behind entirely. These moving/packing tips will help you discern what not to pack. Items that Require Disassembly or Special PackagingItems requiring professional disassembly and/or crating (such as slate pool tables, chandeliers, or large glass table tops) are best left to the professionals.Heat-Sensitive ItemsDo not pack heat-sensitive items like candles, CDs, computer peripherals, etc. If you must take these items to your new home, bring them with you in your climate-controlled car or truck.Irreplaceable … (1 comments)

the kanter team: Quick Tips for Chimney Repair - 05/21/10 05:45 AM
Thanks to Wesley Piercy for this information!
Leaky basement calls for thorough inspectionBill and Kevin BurnettInman News
Q: After a hard rain, we found water in our basement near where our chimney attaches to the house. We noticed that the caulking between the chimney and the house is dry and cracking. We also noticed that the basement's ceiling has water spots, which leads us to believe it has happened before.
Is there a special caulk we can use after we remove the old material? And some of the mortar between the bricks is cracked. Our house is about 30 years … (0 comments)

the kanter team: 7 Questions to Ask Before Buying a Condo - 05/21/10 03:33 AM
Great information for Condo Buyers! For Your Clients: 7 Questions to Ask Before Buying a Condo  
RISMEDIA, May 21, 2010--You've found your dream condo, and you're ready to relax among the mango trees and swaying date palms. Hold everything. To keep from getting stuck with a lemon, you've got to do some homework. Here are the seven most important questions you need to ask before buying a condo. 1. "What's the Beef?"Take a look at the minutes of the condo association board meetings to see what the owners have been griping about. If everyone was complaining about the faulty plumbing … (3 comments)

the kanter team: FHA approves DocuSign - Is anyone using it? - 05/19/10 08:20 AM
Interesting.  Is anyone using DocuSign on a regular basis?  What do your clients think about it? 

Federal Housing Administration to Accept DocuSign for Real Estate Contracts Nationwide
Buyers, Sellers, Agents and Lenders Will Save Significant Time and Money on Mortgage Document Approvals with DocuSign eSignature Services
SEATTLE - April 8, 2010 - DocuSign®, the leader in on-demand electronic signature solutions, today announced that e-signed third-party documents, including real estate contracts, are now being accepted by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA).  DocuSign spearheaded an industry-wide effort to move the FHA to formally recognize e-signed third-party documents. The April 8, 2010 … (3 comments)

the kanter team: Maintenance Free Living in Kansas City's Talisman - 05/08/10 10:19 AM

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Carrie Cowan Holder

Cowan & Company Realtors

Lee's Summit, MO

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Address: 2210 W 75th ST, Prairie Village, KS, 66208

Office: (913) 529-1444

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