8 OF THE BEST NEIGHBORHOODS IN SPRINGFIELD RIGHT NOW

If you’re moving into the area for the first time, or if you’re just looking for a new part of town, this is for you.  Springfield has a steady supply of great neighborhoods. There are lots of different options for lots of different lifestyles and we’re going to take a closer look at eight of the coolest neighborhoods in the city right …

Anatomy of a Kitchen Remodel

In November, David and Barbara Drenon remodeled their kitchen with the help of a residential contractor based out of Nixa.  Like any remodeling project, there were highs and there were lows, but in the end the new look is unbelievable.  Follow us on the journey the Drenons went through during this remodeling process.  Hear the issues they encountered and if …

THE FED HAS RAISED RATES. What does that mean for Real Estate?

  As you may have heard, the FED raised interest rates. Rates were already at an all time low of 3.65 %, so  a small increase in rates over 4% is not cause for concern in the real estate market.  Buyers are eagerly getting loan approval and moving towards a home purchase faster now than in the last year.  With the winter real estate …

3 Big Reasons Not To Go FSBO

Websites like Zillow.com, FSBO.com, Owners.com and Trulia.com make selling your home For Sale By Owner look easy and free. Here are some interesting things to think about when selling your home for sale by owner vs. hiring a Murney Agent.                 1. Safety. Think about it? When you have a Murney agent representing …

8 Compelling Reasons You Should Be Renovating Right Now

Remodeling has never been more popular – or valuable to the U.S. economy. Last year, Americans spent $130 billion on remodeling and renovation projects, according to U.S. Census numbers. That’s a lot of people committing money to everything from quick fixes to full-blown redo’s. And what’s driving this trend? NAHB’s Remodeling Market Index (RMI) survey found the leading reason was …

Fall Festivals and Activities in the Ozarks – 2015

It’s fall Y’all.  All around the Ozarks towns big and small are coming together to celebrate their heritage. Each festival has it’s own unique traditions. Many take place over multiple days and include signature food, crafts, and parades. So, break out your fall sweaters and get those walking shoes on. You’ve got a lot of festivals to chose from. You’ll …