kansas city real estate: Kansas City Real Estate - Top 5 Reasons To Use Papa As Your Kansas City Buyer's Agent - 01/14/10 02:38 PM
1. Non-Pushy Attitude A home is a huge purchase, and a decision that you should be 100% comfortable making. We look at homes based on your desires; I don't try to force you to like a home. We write a contract when you find YOUR dream home. We work at your pace and time schedule, not mine. Click here if you are interested in attending the Free First Time Home Buyer's Seminar in Kansas City!  
2. No Up-Front Contracts I don't make you sign an Exclusive Buyer Agency Agreement until we find a home. My first-rate customer service skills ensure that … (0 comments)

kansas city real estate: Kansas City Homes For Sale - Get Your Home Sold Fast With This Free Seminar - 01/11/10 11:17 AM
In this market, even the most gorgeous Kansas City home can sit for months on the market waiting to be sold. Avoid this problem by attending this seminar and learn tips to make your home irresistible and marketable. Learn how to get your home SOLD in the least amount of time, for the most money.
Topics include:
Why effective pricing is so critical Which marketing options do/do not work Why an empty house sits on the market longer Furniture and accessories arrangement and color options This course can help you maximize your profit and reduce your stress! Register online now!
Time: 6:30 pm - … (0 comments)

kansas city real estate: Kansas City Homes For Sale - What Is My Kansas City Home Worth? - Free Market Analysis - 12/28/09 10:51 AM
Get customized home values delivered to your inbox for free! Have you ever wondered what your neighbors house sold for or did you question whether your neighbors finished their basement before they sold? With this FREE service you will never again wonder! Brad Papa will send you a quarterly e-mail with the latest home values in your neighborhood complete with PHOTOS. You can unsubscribe for this service at any time, but homeowners around the Kansas City area find this a very valuable service and a great way to keep updated on the market!
 
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kansas city real estate: Happy Holidays From Your Kansas City Real Estate Agent - 12/24/09 10:00 AM
I wanted to wish everyone in the Kansas City area (and beyond) a Happy Holidays from Brad Papa! Remember to Come To Papa For All Your Real Estate Needs in 2010!
Brad Papa Realty Executives of Kansas City 913-526-4985 Brad@PapasInTheHouse.com www.PapasInTheHouse.com Come to Papa For All Your Real Estate Needs!
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kansas city real estate: Top 5 Misconceptions & Mistakes When Pricing Your Home In Kansas City - 11/23/09 09:58 AM
I have worked in Kansas City real estate for almost 6 years and I wanted to share with you the Top 5 Common Mistakes When Pricing A Home. Remmber these factors DO NOT affect the market value of Kansas City real estate, thus the proper listing price of your home.
• Your Original Purchase Price : Most likely you paid the market value at the time of your purchase. Markets change, sometimes quikly, and today we have to deal with the current market conditions which may have changed significantly from when you purchased the home.
• Over Improvement or Certain Types … (0 comments)

kansas city real estate: Olathe Ranch Just Listed - Pristine Condition - Must See! - 05/01/09 01:54 PM
RE/MAX State Line real estate agent, Brad Papa has been helping people achieve their real estate goals for over five years and specializes as both a buyer's or seller's agent. Brad has resided in the Kansas City/Olathe area for his entire life and is an expert dealing with all areas of the metropolitan area. Brad Papa RE/MAX State Line 913-526-4985 bradleypapa@remax.net www.PapasInTheHouse.com
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kansas city real estate: Kansas City Ranks #27 In Most Visited Cities - 03/13/09 11:50 AM

Forbes Traveler just released their new list "America's 30 Most Visited Cities" and Kansas City came in at #27.
Los Angeles, California with 58.6 million visitors was on top, but followed closely with New York, Chicago, Orlando and Las Vegas and across the state, St. Louis came in with 20.3 
Kansas City came in with 16.5 million visitors; 6.3 million rooms sold. million.  According to the article, The American Jazz Museum, the new National World War I Museum and the Country Club Plaza are some of the top attractions with the downtown redevelopment effort also mentioned.  Click here for #27 … (0 comments)

kansas city real estate: First Steps To Buying A Home In Olathe or Kansas City - 02/23/09 09:51 AM
When it comes to buying a home, there are really only two primary steps. 
1.  Get pre-approved
2.  Find a realtor you trust 
Getting pre-approved is like getting your license to shop for a home.  You don't want to waste your time looking at homes that aren't in your price range.  The pre-approval process should NOT cost you anything.  This process is simply meeting with a lender to let them know what your financial picture is so that they can determine how much money they feel comfortable loaning you.   They'll take a look at your credit score, income, debts … (0 comments)

kansas city real estate: Top 5 Misconceptions & Mistakes When Pricing Your Home In Kansas City - 01/29/09 02:52 PM
I have worked in Kansas City real estate for over 5 years and I wanted to share with you the Top 5 Common Mistakes When Pricing A Home. Remmber these factors DO NOT affect the market value of Kansas City real estate, thus the proper listing price of your home.
• Your Original Purchase Price : Most likely you paid the market value at the time of your purchase. Markets change, sometimes quikly, and today we have to deal with the current market conditions which may have changed significantly from when you purchased the home.
• Over Improvement or Certain Types … (0 comments)

kansas city real estate: Kansas City Housing Market Report - 01/22/09 12:07 PM
The Kansas City housing market 2008 statistics
New Home SalesDecember 07: 344December 08: 211
Exhisting Home SalesDecember 07: 1,533December 08: 1,582
Johnson County Average December Home Sales PriceDecember 07: $281,906December 08: $237,958
More information can be found by contacting Brad Papa at bradleypapa@remax.net
Olathe real estate agent, Brad Papa specialized in Kansas City and Olathe real estate. Brad Papa is a licensed real estate agent in Kansas and Missouri and can be reached at bradleypapa@remax.net , 913-526-4985 or http://www.papasinthehouse.com
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kansas city real estate: Foxfield Village Home Sold In 6 Days By Papa! - 01/01/09 05:11 PM
RE/MAX State Line real estate agent Brad Papa specialized in marketing homes in Foxfield Villiage. He not only has sold multiple homes in the Olathe subdivision, but he is also a resident of Foxfield Village! Papa knows what it takes to get a home sold fast! His most recent listing sold after only 6 days on the market!
Brad Papa shoudl be your listing agent because he offers six Customizable Pricing Packages. Brad let's his clients choose the package that best matches their needs and goals. Choose Papa and YOU will have the opportunity to pick your plan and his commission!

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kansas city real estate: Fabulous Overland Park Home For Sale - Kansas City Real Estate - 10/12/08 01:52 PM

 
Reduced $17,500! So many updates: NEWER roof, A/C, furnace, exterior paint and carpet. Maintenance Provided. Amazing location close to highways, shopping and hospital. Beautiful hardwood floors. Contemporary paint colors. Gorgeous master suite. Finshed basement. Huge deck and fenced back yard!
Olathe real estate agent, Brad Papa specialized in Kansas City and Olathe real estate. Brad Papa is a licensed real estate agent in Kansas and Missouri and can be reached at bradleypapa@remax.net, 913-526-4985 or www.papasinthehouse.com
 
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kansas city real estate: Fabulous Waldo/Brookside Home : Kansas City Home For Sale - 09/17/08 02:49 PM

Visit www.PapasintheHouse.com fore more information or contact Brad Papa, RE/MAX Stateline at 913-526-4985 or bradleypapa@remax.net
REDUCED PRICE! Home with tons of character in a perfect Waldo/Brookside location. Updated bathrooms. Beautiful hardwood floors. Contemporary paint colors. Gorgeous master suite with granite and tile. Fabulous backyard with professional landscaping is perfect for outdoor living. Move-in condition! !
Contact Brad Papa for comprehensive information on Kansas City and Olathe real estate! Brad Papa is a licensed real estate agent in Kansas and Missouri and can be reached at bradleypapa@remax.net, 913-526-4985 or www.papasinthehouse.com

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kansas city real estate: Olathe Homes For Sale - Prices Stabilize In Kansas City - 08/19/08 01:33 PM
Average July home sale prices (combined new and resale homes) according to the Kansas City Regional Association of Realtors:
Platte County 2007: $207,0742008: $212,379 Wyandotte County2007: $115,8702008: $93,073 Johnson County2007: $271,1912008: $264,902 Miami County2007: $183,8312008: $186,313 Cass County2007: $191,8622008 : $137,142 Jackson County2007: $153,2452008: $171,968  Contact Brad Papa for comprehensive information on Kansas City and Olathe real estate! Brad Papa is a licensed real estate agent in Kansas and Missouri and can be reached at bradleypapa@remax.net 913-526-4985 o www.papasinthehouse.com
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kansas city real estate: Kansas City Real Estate Market Still Very Active - 03/04/08 11:57 AM
New Page 1 The Kansas City Star had a great article here about how Kansas City is different from other cities around the country in that recessions and market downturns usually do not hit our city as hard as other parts of the country. On the other hand, the huge economic booms aren't felt here either.
The article did mention the housing market and how Kansas City hasn't been hit as hard as other markets. According to the article written by Mark Davis, "But home prices here did not rise at the soaring paces seen in California and Florida. Kansas … (0 comments)

kansas city real estate: Olathe Real Estate Agent Give You The Opportunity To Cancel At Anytime - 03/04/08 11:43 AM
New Page 2 Home Seller's Can Cancel At ANY Time
One of the reasons that home seller's choose to work with me is because they can cancel their contract at anytime! My philosophy is that you hired me, so you should be able to fire me. On the listing agreement I fill in a standard contract expiration date, but then I also offer the Easy Exit Home Listing Agreement that states the clients have the opportunity to cancel their contract at any time.
Honestly though, this has NEVER HAPPENED! My first-rate customer service skills ensure that once clients begin working … (0 comments)

kansas city real estate: Get Your Home Ready For A Showing - Show Off Your Property - 03/04/08 11:12 AM
New Page 1 Tips To Show Off Your Property
Curb Appeal
• Remove all refuse, leaves or clutter from yards, sidewalks, porches and decks
• Make sure the gutters are clean
• Prune bushes and trees and keep plants away from the windows
• Pay special attention to the lawn, make sure to mow, trim, weed, fertilize and mulch
• Clear patios and decks of small items, toys, unnecessary furniture or decor
• Hose off the house and wash all windows and screens to make it clean and appealing
• The front entrance should be clean and inviting. Clean thoroughly, purchase … (0 comments)

kansas city real estate: Real Estate Agents In Overland Park and Olathe - Information And FAQ About Brad Papa - 02/24/08 02:00 PM
New Page 1   1. Are you a full-time professional REALTOR®?
Yes! While many agents pursue real estate as a part-time job, I have been a full-time agent for almost four years. My clients are my #1 professional priority, not another job.   2. What geographic areas do you specialize in?
I am licensed in both Kansas and Missouri, so I am able to help you with your real estate needs all over the Kansas City metropolitan area, especially Olathe real estate since I live in Olathe!
  3. Can I search for properties on your website?
Yes! My website contains … (0 comments)

kansas city real estate: Signs You Are Ready To Buy A House In Kansas City And Beyond - 02/24/08 01:55 PM
New Page 2 Top Signs You Are Ready To Buy
•  You’re ready to stop paying your landlord’s mortgage payment, and start building wealth of your own.
  •  You could use the property tax and mortgage interest deductions.
  •  You want a vested interest in your community.
  •  It’s mid-August and you can no longer tolerate waiting for your landlord to send someone to fix your air conditioner.
  •  You are tired of hauling your groceries up three flights of stairs.
  •  You are ready to hear only your TV, not … (0 comments)

kansas city real estate: Kansas City Media Can Help The Housing Market - 02/22/08 11:08 AM


Media : It's All About The Hype
I wish the media wouldn’t jump on the bandwagon when it comes to continually focusing how terrible the housing market is.  In reality,  Kansas City isn’t doing nearly as bad as other parts of the country when it comes to the buying and selling of homes.
Housing markets in cities around the country are so different that it really doesn’t matter what the national housing market is like. That is like worrying about a national average temperature. If it is 20 degrees in Kansas City, I put on a winter coat,  I don’t care … (0 comments)

 
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