kansas city homebuyer: The Top 3 Suggestions for Homebuyers in Kansas City: Homebuying 101 - 11/07/13 12:29 PM
The Top 3 Suggestions for Homebuyers in Kansas City: Homebuying 101
 
If you have not been in the Kansas City real estate market for a while, or ever, here are some simple tips to help guide you through the process.
 
1. Hire a Buyer's Agent. Though I said "hire", you don't have to pay the agent. Amazingly, it's true. In Kansas City area real estate transactions, we are paid by the seller from their proceeds at closing. Then, after hiring your Buyer's Agent, trust them to do their work. Ask questions and share your concerns. Make sure any agent … (0 comments)

kansas city homebuyer: Kansas City Homebuyers Can Offer Less Than Full Price-It's Okay!Part 1 - 11/24/12 12:35 PM
Kansas City Homebuyers Can Offer Less Than Full Price - It's Okay! Part 1
When I work as a Buyer’s Agent for my Kansas City homebuyers, I take it seriously like most real estate agents do. I have a legally binding contract that spells out the terms of our relationship. I just found a situation that took me by surprise as an agent. I read an old Active Rain blog post and a string of replies from real estate agents who were upset over the topic of lower than list price offers from homebuyers presented by their Buyer’s Agents. I think they … (2 comments)

kansas city homebuyer: Would it Offend The Seller if the Buyers Offered Less Than Full Price? - 05/27/11 06:55 PM
 Would It Offend The Seller If the Buyers Offered Less Than Full Price?
 
Not necessarily. That’s right, I said it out loud. In the end buyers and sellers are simply people who have goals that they want to meet in a real estate transaction. The seller wants to sell their house for the price they’ve listed it for – for whatever reason. The buyer wants to get a good deal on a house , and sometimes a good deal is defined as getting it for less than it is listed for. Sometimes it’s even paying asking price because it meets … (78 comments)

kansas city homebuyer: How Do You Thank Your Kansas City Buyer's Agent or Listing Agent with a Gift? - 05/27/11 03:57 PM
How Do You Thank Your Kansas City Buyer's Agent or Listing Agent with a Gift?
I just saw this question on a popular real estate forum frequently visited by homebuyers and sellers who post questions for real estate agents to answer:
“… I want to give a gift to my agent. I feel the agent handled very well representing both parties. What is a good gift for her? By the way, I am a home buyer.”
 
After being shocked, I snapped back to reality. What a thoughtful person first, and homebuyer second. Because there are other consumers possibly with the … (2 comments)

 
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Stacey Johnson-Cosby

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Kansas City, MO

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I happily serve the metropolitan area - Kansas & Missouri - with a focus south of the river - including The Plaza, Waldo, Brookside, Red Bridge & south Kansas City as a real estate agent of 25 years! I share community and real estate information. I want to keep our community connected and up to date by sharing tips. With real estate being most likely the largest financial transaction of our lives - I want the transaction to be successful, FUN and stress free!


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