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How long will a showing last? Sellers want to know how long showings last when their home is listed for sale. They need to know how long they'll need to stay away from their home while the buyers are viewing it. Every buyer is different. Some will know in 5 seconds if they like or don't like th...
There is much discussion and dissension on the proposal to put a Walmart into the old Bingham School at 7618 Wyandotte Street in Waldo. The Kansas City MO School Board has not released details of the possible sale. A group of citizens has started a petition opposing the move. Their objections ar...
These are shots of the bathroom remodel for Mom after her stroke. To read more about the bathroom remodel project for Mom, just click here.
As you know, my Mom had two strokes in 2012; one in May and the second in September. Her right arm and leg were affected by the strokes, making it necessary to move her bedroom from the second floor to the first floor. We had a half-bath on the first floor but really needed a full bath for her to...
Real Estate Market Report for the Kansas City Greater Metropolitan Area 4th Quarter 2012: Jackson County, MO: The median price for homes sold in Jackson County was $98,000. Up 8.9% from the 4th quarter of 2011. Average sales price = $131,296. Up 13.3%. List to sold price = 90.56%. Up 3.2%. Closed...
4th Quarter Real Estate Market Report for the Kansas City Greater Metropolitan Area: Johnson County KS: Median Sales Price = $210,000. Up 10.5% from 4th Quarter 2011. Average Sales Price = $254,917. Up 7.2%. List to Sold Price Price = 93.9%. Up 2.8%. Closed Sales Volume = 2,065. Up 31.7% Days On ...
I had the remodellers put a window in between the shower and vanity to allow light into the shower. The marble and accent strip are not grouted in this photo.
In real estate, agreements must be in writing to be enforceable. Contracts must also be legible. Here's an excerpt of a contract I received via email: Do you understand why this is not acceptable? Even if the agent is representing a bank, the contract must be legible. This is a legal agreement...
Brookside in Kansas City corresponds fairly closely with the United States Postal Service zip code 64113. During the year 2012, 296 homes sold in Brookside, or zip code 64113. The average sold price was $337,524. The average list price = $354,974. The lowest price paid for a home in zip code 64...