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2007 

 I Recently Turned Down A Listing - not because the home wouldn't sell - Because of the clutter around the home.The seller was the only homeowner on the block that had a wonderful home in an older subdivision - THE NEIGHBORHOOD devalued the property! Doing the market analysis on the home, I reali...
01/31/2007
I'll bet a Squirrel Lives in the large mature trees in the backyard of this 4 bedroom custom built American Traditional home on 5 Acres.You will need a bird guide to identify all the colorful birds that frequent the feeders. The home offers large sun-drenched rooms, 2 complete kitchens, finished ...
01/30/2007
Watching the market the last few months in Springfield, I've wondered where all the buyers have gone. This time every year, there is a slow down, but I still continue to stress! But it always gives me time to reorganize and prepare for another great year in real estate. And, as usual, after the h...
01/27/2007
When I first became a realtor, showing property was easy. I represented the seller, was compensated by the seller, with no relationship or obligation to the buyer. It was a "Buyer Beware" era. Several years ago, the Missouri Association of Realtors (MAR) made changes for the better, and today, in...
01/27/2007
When the ice storm hit this month, some peoople in the area were without power for over a week.   I advertise all my websites, but since starting my new website, kayvankampen.com, I have been tracking how the leads are generated, but I couldn't tell if the activity was local or nation wide.  I sa...
01/25/2007
Springfield Missouri Real Estate Update  Springfield Missouri real estate was typical to the majority of markets across the county.  Although the number of homes sold decreased, average days decreased and average sales price increased ... here is how the market compares to this time last year for...
01/22/2007
Yeah!!!!! We have electricity!  Not So Fast!  There's no telephone at home yet! @#$%?  I am spending a large part of my day, making sure that all our listings are not damaged.  And I'm getting a lot of calls of what to do to make sure the homes are kept from any further damage.Here are some tips ...
01/18/2007
Mother Nature is in the process of pruning her trees!  I am spending several hours a day right now making sure all the unoccupied homes that we currently have on the market are ok.Yesterday, we actually showed a few homes, then worked thru each home, shutting off the water and gas, if the homes a...
01/16/2007
 My assistant is currently working with a "First Time Home Buyer".  She has him prequalified, discussed buyer's agency, explained the closing procedure and he's ready to buy a home.  So far, timing has been his greatest enemy - as they find one he likes, another offer is accepted.  My assistant c...
01/12/2007
How To Improve The Value Of Your Property!I have listed many in the Springfield Missouri Real Estate market.  I usually go thru the home with the seller looking for small details that a potential buyer might view as a problem. Other than a homeowner's regular maintenance of the home, the one fact...
01/11/2007
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