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 …

3D Interactive Tours

Team 24-7 Realtors Introduces New Technology Springfield, MO – Team 24-7 Realtors is thrilled to announce a new service for their clients with the introduction of 3D interactive tours of the homes they have listed. Team 24-7 is the first real estate team to bring this technology to the Southwest Missouri area. Click here to see an example!   “We …

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 …

Don’t Be a Scaredy Cat About Selling Your Home

Selling a home is one of the most challenging activities we undertake in life. It’s a huge transaction with financial, emotional and practical implications. Not unlike meeting with your CPA or going to the dentist, the thought of putting your home on the market may be enough to make you run for the hills. If this is true for you, …

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 Things You Definitely Shouldn’t Do When Applying For a Home Loan

With the real estate market doing so well in 2015 and lending institutions lending once again, make sure you follow these 8 steps when purchasing a home so that the loan approval process goes smooth all the way to the closing table. 1. Don’t change your employment status. If you’ve been in a salaried position for 10 years, don’t switch …

Good Credit is Just as Important After Your Home Purchase

Everybody knows how important it is to have great credit when you’re buying a house. But keeping your credit good after you’ve purchased is just as critical. Letting your score take a hit after you close escrow can negatively impact you in a few important ways. Credit Cards It’s easier than you think to get into trouble with credit cards …