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Kansas City Homes Better Living Blog

The Spring Season Has Officially Arrived

Spring is here, and the warm weather has arrived. Flowers will soon be blooming, and gardens will be flourishing. Jumpstart your outdoor activities this year with resources from Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate Kansas City Homes. From patio redecorating and spring cleaning to crowd-favorite recipes, check out tips from our Better Living Blog.

A Beautiful Succulent Display

Known for vibrant colors and delicate textures, succulents are drought-tolerant plants that are easy to maintain. A mini succulent garden can add a pop of color to spruce up your outdoor area. Making the garden is as easy as one trip to the local nursery. 

Supplies

  • 18-inch-diameter, 8-inch-deep pot     

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The Average Down Payment For All Homeowners is 12%

First Time Hombuyer | Kansas City Homes

One of the most common misconceptions about buying a home is the amount you need to pay for a down payment. The common value we hear is that you need to have a 20% down payment or you will not be able to buy a home. Will not having a 20% down payment make or break my home purchase? Absolutely not. 

While having a significant down payment can help save you money in the long run, it is far from required in today’s marketplace. First-time homeowners average a 7% down payment when they buy their home. All homebuyers average 12% and repeat homebuyers average 16%.

For many potential homebuyers, the down payment is an area where a majority of uncertainty is centered. More often than not, it is the

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Goering Assumes the Title After Darrel Stiles Retires

Kansas City Homes’ agent and Assistant Broker, Alex Goering, has been named Managing Broker of the Blue Valley office. He took over on January 1st of this year.

This change is part of the office’s succession plan. Stiles selected Alex as his replacement, and the two worked together to ensure a smooth transition that took effect when Stiles officially retired on December 31st, 2020.

Alex Goering Named BrokerAlex, already a decorated and successful agent and former team lead for the Goering Group, is ready for the new role. In 2017 he was awarded Salesperson of the Year from the Kansas City Regional Association of REALTORS®, and in 2019 Kansas Association of REALTORS® awarded him Realtor Salesperson of the Year. He

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The princess was ready to embark on an adventure and sell her castle....

Legend of Homebuying | Kansas City Hoems

She picked an excellent time to enter the castle market. The real estate industry in her kingdom was hot and everyone wanted to buy a new home all across the land. 

Now that part is not fantasy. Bringing it back to reality, the real estate market in Kansas City is blazing hot, even now in the usually slower winter months. All across Kansas City, homes are selling at a record pace, averaging less than 23 days from initial listing to a signed contract. The median sales price of homes in Kansas City rose almost 20% last month to $233,000 while inventory decreased 46%. Positive growth has been shown in pending and closed sales for the last three months. 

If any of that

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Millennials First Time Homebuyer | Kansas City Homes

 

Once upon a time a young princess wanted to buy a home in the mystical land of enchantment called Kansas City…

 

There are a lot of myths out there about buying your first home and many millennials believe that their home-buying journey is more like a fairy tale than real life. The market has changed drastically over the last few years and as much as you learned from bingeing HGTV for three straight nights, trust the actual experts to give you relevant advice to your individual situation. 

While myths are rampant across the real estate industry, we are here to tell you that many of the age-old stigmas of one of the oldest industries on Earth are totally false. Over the course of this blog series, we will cover the ten major myths and

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Kansas City Homes - Millennial Homebuyers

 We have all seen and experienced the riptide that was the U.S. economy run roughshod over the analysts’ and experts’ predictions for 2020. “Record-low” and “record-high” have become common to hear when discussing any market across the country as of late, and while the drastic dip can be seen in many of these markets, some experienced the opposite effect. Of all the fluctuation and uncertainty, real estate has stood fast as one of the market buoys, seeing incredible shifts  in homebuyers and sellers as the industry works through record breaking conditions and one of the most significant market booms in industry history. In this blog we are taking a look at what trends have developed as a sum of the uncertainties and fluctuations, and what the future

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Better Living Blog | Utilizing Technology | Kansas City Homes

As members of the real estate market, it is our passion to serve the Kansas City community. Over the last three months, we have seen our market get more and more unique as we adapt to all-time low interest rates, market variances, and public health concerns. As real estate agents and industry leaders in Kansas City, we tasked ourselves with continuing to provide the same degree of service to our customers, while keeping current with developing guidelines from government leaders. To do this, we have introduced and implemented new technology to complement our plans for the future and continue to perform our essential services to our community. 

Evolving our existing digital services while using these new technologies became our mission and as a

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