The Kansas City area has been a seller's market for some time, but now more than ever before in modern history sellers are in the driver's seat when it comes to residential real estate. That doesn't mean there aren't issues to consider and steps you should take to protect yourself and give your home the best chance for selling quickly and for top dollar. Join Jen & Erik as they walk through some of the items to consider and what to expect, when showing or having an open house for your home.
It's time to get ready!!! Jen & Erik walk you through common home preparation steps and discuss the pre-sale paperwork you'll need to prepare to get your current home SOLD!
It's a sellers’ market! Certainly in Kansas City, and almost everywhere across the nation. During part one of the five-part Home Seller's Series, Jen & Erik discuss working with a Real Estate professional. Do you need one? What you should expect from your agent, and some ideas on how to find the right person to represent you in what may be your largest financial transaction.
Last fall, Jen & Erik caught up with Missouri Realtors® Director of Strategic Communications Tristan Asbury to discuss It’s Your Move. It’s Your Move is a completely free education course with videos, case studios, and interactive quizzes. Designed in cooperation with the Missouri Department of Elementary & Secondary Education for use in high school classrooms, it truly is a great learning tool for all people, in school or not.
Staging can make a huge difference in how much your home sells for, and how fast. Sue Shores, owner of ChangIt, joins Jen & Erik to discuss home staging, some of the basic concepts and some of the pitfalls to avoid. She reminds us that staging is not just “packing everything but the kitchen sink”...staging is designing to sell.
Janna Fox, CEO of ReScore, a local credit repair, financial planning & education company join Jen and Erik to discuss how credit scores work, the differences between the types of credit scores and steps you can take to improve your score regardless of how high or low it currently is.
The home buying process while exciting can also be complicated & overwhelming. Erik & Jen are going to break this process down for you & help a complicated process become easier to understand. In this final part of the five part Home Buyers information series, Jen & Erik discuss the final steps leading to closing your home, and what to expect on closing day.
During part four of the Home Buyers information series, Jen & Erik discuss the ins and outs of inspections and appraisals, two key elements during the home buying process that help ensure you are receiving a quality home that is appropriately priced.
The home buying process while exciting can also be complicated & overwhelming. Erik & Jen are going to break this process down for you & help a complicated process become easier to understand. During part three of the Home Buyers information series, Jen & Erik discuss many of the elements and choices made when tendering an offer, and how that might affect a Seller's consideration.
Kenzi shares her experiences as a first-time home buyer with Jen & Erik. Looking for a home in any market can be challenging, but in today's market in Kansas City it might even be called crazy! Kenzi shares her experiences trying to find her dream home in some of the most in-demand locations in the city. Get real info form someone who is 'in the thick of it'.
**Update** Since recording this podcast, Kenzi has bought a home!