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This is one of those homes that has so much of what Brookside buyers want..a location within walking distance of the shops and restaurants; a first floor laundry/mud room; a kitchen that opens to a family room; a two-car garage with private drive; a front porch and a back deck...where are you, my...
Several days ago  I listed a home near UMKC.  Within a week, we had two offers.  In this depressed housing market, how did that happen?  One big reason:  I had a motivated seller. What does this mean?  Mr Seller didn't just say he wanted to sell his house, he realized the work that needed to be d...
Open houses....some agents like them, some agents refuse to do them.  Personally, I enjoy open houses.  If there isn't a lot of traffic, I always bring a book or paperwork to use during the quiet time.  If lots of people come through--I enjoy talking with the guests, promoting the house, meeting ...
Last week while touring homes with another agent, we noticed three homes that were 'new' listings--but after driving to their locations we realized:  this house was on the market last year.  We had toured them before, obviously they didn't sell, so the sellers took them off the market for a while...
Kansas City MO voters go to the polls once again next Tuesday to vote on the future of the earnings tax. (Actually this is a state wide election but I'm focusing on KCMO for this blog.) The opposition to the tax states one of the reasons it should be repealed is because it discourages buyers from...

Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR

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