Tips to Help You Throw a Great Superbowl Party

Superbowl LIV will be an exciting one as the Kansas City Chiefs will be entering their first Superbowl in 50 years. The Cheifs will face the San Francisco 49ers, and whether the 49ers or the Cheifs win, you can throw a party that is sure to be win! Here are a few tips that will help you throw the best …

6 Tips For First Time Home Sellers

1. Find The Right Realtor While it is possible to sell your home without the help of a professional, doing so is not recommended. There is too much at stake in a home sale, and too many things that can go wrong. A good agent will handle all the details and help you understand your options.  It is especially important to …

5 Reason’s Why You Should List Your Home Before Spring

1. Competition is low. The number of homes on the market typically shrinks this time of year, so the choices buyers have will be limited. Come spring, other sellers will flood the market and your home will be just another fish in a great big pond. But right now, you’ve got a limited number of sellers on the market.  2.  …

The Best After Christmas Sales to Keep An Eye Out For

The holiday sale season doesn’t end with Christmas! This year, after Christmas sales are likely to be a can’t-miss opportunity with major retailers, including Amazon, Target, Overstock, and Wayfair, offering significant markdowns on everything from furniture to home decor. The home deals typically run from Christmas up until New Year’s Day, so it’s worth marking your calendar, especially if a …

4 Reasons To Buy A Home This Winter

Here are four great reasons to buy a home this winter instead of waiting. 1. Prices will continue to rise.  CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Insights Report shows that home prices have appreciated by 3.5% over the last 12 months. Home prices are forecasted to increase at a rate of 5.7% over the next year in Missouri.  Home values will continue to appreciate, so …

7 Home Design Trends You Can Expect to See in 2020

The beginning of a new year is an exciting time for change. If you have been thinking about remodeling a room or two in your home, you won’t to miss the exciting trends coming in 2020.  1. Modern Brass Finishes Brass finishes are a great way to add luxe into your life. Brushed brass has a romantic feel and a …

5 Reasons to Shop on Small Business Saturday

The holiday season offers many reminders of why it pays to shop locally. While it’s easy to get lured into big retailer’s deals on Black Friday, don’t forget to make room for one more shopping trip the day after. Supporting local businesses this Small Business Saturday will turn out to be very rewarding. Here are some great reasons to shop …

3 Things To Remember When Buying A Home For The First Time

When it comes to buying a home for the first time, many important factors can get overlooked with the expectation to find your “dream home”. In a recent survey conducted by real estate website, Clever, “51% of millennial’s say they have regrets about buying their home”. The survey found that young people are much more likely to experience buyers remorse …

Home Staging: Why do it?

Staging a home for sale is not a new concept, but it is a practice that has gained steam in the 417 area as our market has grown and become more challenging. As we all know, first impressions are everything. Home staging helps boost that first impression by providing prospective buyers the opportunity to see the full potential in a …