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For several years now there has been a prediction of a Silver Tsunami, this wave has nothing to do with global warming but the prediction that homeowners that are 65 or older will start selling their current homes and moving towards smaller homes or other Senior living options.As we started to li...
01/20/2024
So this was actually the headline for another article (You can read it here) but I felt that most of their conclusions were totally wrong. They were not wrong that millennials are there own worst enemy when it comes to buying a house, they were just wrong about the reasons. I have 3 reasons why y...
01/20/2024
So what is better than interest rates going down? I know, having someone else pay your down payment! Every year Housing and Urban Development (HUD) releases funds to assist first time buyers with their downpayment. The bad news is these funds don't last long. See Homes that are eligible for Down ...
01/10/2024
When Mortgage interest rates started to rise in the fall of 2022 it caught many if not all home buyers off guard. As rates rose quickly from the 3's to the 7's it quickly changed what had been a runaway train real estate market to the Little Red Train trying to get over the hill. As rates stagnat...
01/08/2024
THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS A "BAD HOME INSPECTION". HOME INSPECTIONS ARE IMPORTANT FOR HOME BUYERS, HOME SELLERS, LISTING AGENTS AND BUYERS' AGENTS.   THE HOUSE WILL BE UNDER A MAGNIFYING GLASS.  A good home inspection means that the home inspector examines every "nook and cranny" in a house and t...
01/03/2024
Starting the early 2000's there was a major switch from 30 year fixed rate mortgages to adjustable rate mortgages or (ARM's) . As home prices continued to rise there was a huge push to find ways to make mortgage payments more affordable, this led to the creation of new and exotic adjustable rate ...
12/22/2023
At the end of 2019 it was looking like real estate was heading for a correction, there had been a solid 8+ years of rising prices and based on past markets real estate was due for a correction. What nobody saw coming was a pandemic, Covid 19 changed how people view and value their homes. Fueled b...
12/20/2023
So you want to build a new home, that is great news because building a new dream home can be one of the most exciting times of your life. But before you can build that home you will most likely need to arrange for financing, depending on the price and stage of construction you will have 3 options...
12/19/2023
Are you considering a new construction home in 2024? Well, the local homebuilders believe that you are. Recent numbers show that homebuilders have increased their starts by 18% in November and 42% over the previous year.New Construction Homes in Overland Park KansasNew Construction Homes in Olath...
12/19/2023
I was surfing around the internet and while visiting multiple news and social media sites I saw nothing but negative news about the current real estate market.  There were probably 10 articles about a pending crash in real estate values and equally as many articles about lawsuits pertaining to re...
12/16/2023
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