topeka area homes: Topeka Ks - Becky Burghart's Real Estate "Ah Ha moment" - 01/28/10 10:24 PM
After listening to a video produced by my friend Jay Kinder at Kinder Reese.com he said something that made perfect sense and I agree, "I have done my LAST CMA" and I had an "AH HA" MOMENT.
I BELIEVE AS AGENTS WE HAVE TO CHANGE OUR WAY OF THINKING..IF WE ARE GOING TO TURN THINGS AROUND STOP LOOKING IN THE REARVIEW MIRROR (as Jay said on the video) AND START LOOKING FORWARD!!!
Think about it. How many times have you been preparing your Comparative Market Analysis lately and thought, 'Man, this is terrible, No seller is going to go with this … (2 comments)

topeka area homes: What a pleasant surprise!! Outstanding Realtor of the Year!! - 12/26/09 08:52 AM
This year started our rough for me but sure ended on a good note. 
I took care of my dying mother for the first 5 months of this year while trying to keep business on track.  As well as, having a Senior in High School and all the activities that go with that.  My mother died on a Tues. the same day as my daughters graduation photos, Baccelerate and my first of 2 closings that week.  Her funeral was on Saturday with dinner at my house and graduation on Sunday with party at my house.  Both of my clients did not … (4 comments)

topeka area homes: Upscale Luxury Twin Home in Topeka, KS - 02/11/09 06:25 PM
NEW LISTING IN TOPEKA KS.  Upscale luxury twin home with 3 BR, 3 BA, open fl plan, ceramic & carpet.  The unique kit features include top end cabinetry with plate rack, spice drawers and breakfast bar. All necessary amenities on main fl including all appliances that stay. Fireplace in Great rm with vaulted ceiling and room for dining all overlooking the deck. French doors to spacious master w/walk-in closet, jacuzzi & shwr. The 2nd bedroom is currently used as a den and another full bath complete the main floor.  Deck and patio over look the driving range and putt-putt BUT, in the summer tree line in the … (0 comments)

topeka area homes: The Economy?? NO PROBLEM HERE!!Topeka Kansas Homes For Sales stats for 2008- - 02/11/09 05:30 PM
I thought it would be interesting to share the following information provided by our Association as it pertains to the Topeka Kansas Real Estate Market for 2008 Year‐end.
•  Sales are down approximately 18% from 2007
• Listings input for the year are also down 16%, which indicates a fairly stable market
• Average sales price is down about 3% from 2007, however, it is up 1% over 2006
• Average Days on Market for year-end was 71, which is up from 64 in 2007 (11%) and up from 61 in 2006 (16%)
• Year end average inventory was 6 months - … (0 comments)

topeka area homes: Topeka, KS Mortgage Interest Rates Dropped under 5%!! - 01/07/09 10:58 PM
Attention Buyers: To follow up my earlier post today!!!  Interest Rates here in Topeka,KS dropped today 1/7/09 to a SIZZLING 4.875% on 30 year fixed conventional loan - No points and a 15 year fixed conventional loan - No points went to:  4.75%
Even FHA/VA dropped to.  FHA 30 year is same as conventional 30 year. 4.875% and 15 year went to 4.5% but with .375points
NOW what should be more motivating than THAT?  If you are a ready, willing and able buyer.  Get out there and buy.   
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topeka area homes: Topeka, Ks Charming, Elegance and Stylish Home for Sale - 11/06/08 07:54 AM
1138 SW WAYNE AVE This new listing will be open for the first time this weekend November 9th.  Check my website www.beckyburghart.com for full open house details and tour. 
You will fall in Love inside and out with this Cape Cod Style 3 bedrooms, 2 full ba, 2 car garage, 1.5 story with 1600+ sq ft.  Front entry with tile flooring. Living rm carpeted with WBFP opens to dining room with 2 built in hutches and hardwood flring.  Off the dining is kitchen where appliances will stay and Family Room-this is where you will spend your time!!  2 of the 3 bedrooms are on the main fl … (0 comments)

topeka area homes: Topeka, KS Real Estate interests rates finally drop again - 09/12/08 10:30 PM
As a Top Real Estate agent in the Topeka Real Estate area I visit you to visit my website www.beckyburghart.com in order to stay abreast of what is going on in the Real Estate market in Topeka, KS.  I frequently post important information about changes in our market, interest rate drops and things that effect local buyers or sellers.
Monday of this week, Fannie Mae and Feddie Mac were saved by the Government.  On Monday alone, mortgage interest rates dropped 3 times.  Starting at 6.125 and ended at 5.75%.  The week prior rates were at 6.5%.l  This is the lowest since … (0 comments)

topeka area homes: Home Loan Interest Rates Drop Again in Topeka Kansas - 05/20/08 12:24 AM
As a Real Estate Professional I try to keep all my clients/prospects/friend/family who might be thinking of selling or buying a new home informed when interest rates drop.  I just love it when a mortgage lender notifies ME when that happens!! It gives me the opportunity to share the information.  One of my favorite lenders did just that today 5/19/08.
Keep in mind things in the mortgage world change rapidly. Tomorrow they may go up or down but, it might be worth a phone call so I can share the information my number is:  785)640-8811 or email me: becky@beckyburghart.com or contact me … (0 comments)

topeka area homes: DEAR MR/MRS HOME BUYER AND INVESTORS--TOPEKA, KS IS RANKED 6TH IN THE NATION FOR MOST AFFORABLE HOMES - 09/27/07 09:55 PM
THIS IS BECKY BURGHART, REAL ESTATE SALESPERSON IN TOPEKA, KS.  I RECEIVED AN EMAIL FROM ANOTHER REAL ESTATE COMPANY HERE IN TOPEKA, KS WHICH STATED, "TOPEKA KANSAS" IS RANKED 6TH IN THE NATION FOR MOST AFFORDABLE HOMES!!!!  THIS IS GREAT FOR ALL OF US...  SO COME ON ALL YOU INVESTOR TYPES, TOPEKA IS A GREAT PLEASE TO LIVE AND INVEST!!!!! 
THE REPORT INDICATED   BEVERLY HILLS IS MOST EXPENSIVE WITH THE AVERAGE SALES PRICE OF:$2,206,883 COMPARED TO THE MOST AFFORDABLE HOMES BEING IN KILLEEN, TX WERE THE AVERAGE SALES PRICE IS: $136,725
ACCORDING TO THE REPORT, THE AVERAGE HOME SALES IN TOPEKA IS:  … (0 comments)

topeka area homes: DEAR MR AND MRS SELLER'S in TOPEKA, KS.....A must read......... - 09/23/07 07:25 PM
Well this is Becky Burghart, one of Topeka's Top Real Estate Agent's out selling 90% of most agents in the Topeka area.  OK, enough about me here is the GOOD NEWS for SELLERS in Topeka...... 
LAST WEEKEND 9/16/07 I implemented a new marketing approach to selling in this downward market. With amazing results.  I thought it was a fluke so I did it again this weekend with promising results. 
Last weekend we sold the house, multiple offers over full price, this weekend 9/23/07 we have a prospect who is getting approved and an offer looks promising.
I created a sense of URGENCY with a little creativity and out of the … (0 comments)

topeka area homes: NEWS FLASH!!!!! SHAWNEE CO KS FOR SALE BY OWNERS....I want to sell your house... - 09/21/07 01:12 AM
Dear Mr. and Mrs. For Sale By Owner:
My name is Becky Burghart, and I can sell your house but you have to call me at (785) 640-8811. 
I commend your efforts for attempting to sell your home on your own in such a downward moving market.  I honestly commend you because I know you are putting in long and tedious hours, money our of your own pocket marketing your home and energy to get your home sold.  I think it is wonderful you are experiencing the joys of my profession and kudos to you!!
HOWEVER, should you find yourself growing tired of the … (0 comments)

 
Becky S. Burghart, President of Topeka Association of REALTORS® (Berkshire Hathaway First REALTORS®)

Becky S. Burghart

President of Topeka Association of REALTORS®

Topeka, KS

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