buy: Tired Of Renting? It's Time To Buy A Home! - 05/18/15 04:11 PM
Your landlord is raising the rent. The neighbors are yelling at each other through paper-thin walls. You're a trembling jealous wreck because your best friends just bought a new home and it's awesome. Renting just isn't doing it for you anymore. Is it time to buy your next home?
 
The primary reason to buy a home is simply because you're ready. Homes are more affordable than they were 10 years ago, and you may be financially able as well as psychologically ready.
 
Perhaps you've taken a new job, married, or have a child on the way. You want more room for your family, … (0 comments)

buy: How To Get The Fixer Upper Look All By Yourself - 05/11/15 02:57 PM
Getting the fixer-upper look doesn't mean you have to move to Waco and plunk down $100k on a dumpy pad so you can pour another $100k into it, ripping down walls, ripping up floors, and creating a masterpiece out of a piece of junk. But if you're loving the French country look achieved on HGTV's Fixer Upper every week, we have a few tips about how to DIY your own stuff or found items and turn your place into a Fixer Upper of the best kind.
 
Sand something
 
Sometimes, creating the ultimate piece of furniture isn't necessarily what you put on it, but … (1 comments)

buy: Living Room Arrangements For The TV (and non-TV) Obsessed - 05/11/15 01:00 PM
You think finding the perfect home is a challenge? Just try fitting your existing furniture into your new living room. How do you create symmetry in an asymmetrical space? How do you handle multiple focal points? And most importantly, where do you put the TV?!
 
"Where you place your furniture in a room will instantly set the tone for how you'll live in that room," said HGTV.
 
And yet, "most new homeowners - when presented with a bare room - are overwhelmed with possibilities and insecurities of furniture arrangement," said Budget Decorating.
 
Here are a few solutions that will help you lay out the … (1 comments)

buy: Got a Free Saturday Afternoon? Improve Your Home Security - 05/06/15 05:26 PM
 
Protecting your home and your family is important. Some people pay for expensive home security systems and pay monthly contracts, but you don’t have to. If you’re looking to spend some time around the house, here are some do-it-yourself home security improvements you might want to make.
 
Make It Difficult
Most thieves are looking for something easy to grab. Because of this it’s important not to leave valuable items lying around. An unsecured ladder is gold to a thief. Either he’ll steal it, or use it to climb up and force entry through a high window. Make it difficult for an opportunistic thief … (1 comments)

buy: Garage Sales Guides: No Prices on Anything! - 05/04/15 05:17 PM
Instead of placing price tags, tell your costumers as soon as they come up the driveway, “Everything is negotiable!”
 
When someone asks, “How much do you want for this?” you can say, I’d love $60 for it... but I will take $20.” It also aids if you pause long enough before giving the final price as if you are saying “This is very painful thing to come down this low. It is amazing that some buyers once they heard the statement, they give the price rather than negotiate further...maybe because you already did the negotiating for them.
 
Do’s and Don’ts”:
 
DO give a … (0 comments)

buy: 11 Ways You're Giving Money Away When You Buy You House - 04/30/15 05:01 PM
Mortgage lender Fannie Mae just made a move to make homeownership more affordable, and it's one of many things that can help you save some cash when buying a home. If you're not taking advantage of every money-saving opportunity out there - and there are a lot of them - you're just leaving money on the table.
 
1. Take advantage of new programs
The aforementioned Fannie Mae program "will now pay your closing costs, up to 3% of the price of the home—provided you take the mortgage giant's home-buyer counseling course first," said Realtor.com. called the HomePath Ready Buyer program, it "allows first-time … (0 comments)

buy: Should You Wait For Lower Prices or Lower Interest? - 04/30/15 04:52 PM
Right now, buyers have the best of both worlds -- home prices have risen, but they're still below the bubble of 2005, and mortgage interest rates are just above record lows. Yet, many buyers are still waiting for a sign that it's the right time to buy.
 
Should you wait for prices to go down or for lower interest rates? We advise that you do neither. The price of a home is fixed, so it makes sense to wait for prices to go lower, but you may not realize is that prices have to drop significantly to beat a minor fluctuation in … (3 comments)

buy: Brass Is Back In Town - 04/28/15 03:21 PM
Just when you thought you were out, it's pulling you back in. Yes, brass is back in town.
 
"In contemporary design, all that glitters is no longer silver. Nor is it nickel, chrome or mirror-polished stainless steel, the similarly cool metal tones that have outsold other finishes on everything from faucets to furniture for decades," said the Wall Street Journal. "Brass, last in vogue in the '70s, has been moving in from the margins, showing up on a pendant light here, a table leg there - exuding a certain cocky, outsider glamour. In recent years, it's started to make silver tones look, … (2 comments)

buy: 2BR 1.5BA Ranch in Weston Remodeled Kitchen Weston,MO - 04/08/15 11:17 AM
2BR 1.5BA Ranch in Weston Remodeled Kitchen



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buy: 5BR 3.5BA Historic Van Noy Mansion 2.5 gated acres in Kansas City, MO - 04/08/15 10:47 AM
5BR 3.5BA Historic Van Noy Mansion 2.5 gated acres



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buy: 254,000 5BR 4BA 1.5 Storey Deck plus patio! - 03/23/15 09:40 AM
409 Hillcrest Street, Lansing, KS 66043 $254000.00  

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buy: 129,900 1,460SF 3BR 1BA 10.2 acres of treed land - 03/20/15 02:32 PM
22908 E Blue Mills Road, Independence, MO 64058 $129900.00  

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buy: Condo Owners Must Read Their Bylaws - 03/10/15 05:25 PM
Question: I am a senior citizen and live in a condominium. The Board of Directors recommended that the balconies be repaired and then passed a special assessment. As I read the Bylaws, there should have been a special meeting called, so that the owners could discuss the need for repairing balconies, and then vote. Our Bylaws require that three-quarters of the unit owners vote in favor of any such special assessment. The manager and Board of Directors sent threatening letters to all owners who did not pay their special assessment, and now are threatening to take us to court. What can … (0 comments)

buy: Home Decorating With Black - 03/09/15 02:32 PM
Looking to inject some drama, intrigue, or interest into your home? Perhaps it's time to move away from the neutrals and incorporate the ultimate glamour color.
 
Add black to your décor and you can transform it in a number of ways. "Depending on how you style it, black has the power to add refined sophistication or a simple country feel," said Country Living.
 
This is the reason design experts are so fond of the color, said HGTV. "The authoritative hue is certainly a perennial favorite among designers. It's bold, it makes the colors painted, perched or paired beside it … (1 comments)

buy: 29,900 3BR 1BA 1,079SF Great Original Character Throughout - 03/06/15 04:15 PM
4119 Chestnut Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64130 $29900.00  

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buy: It's All About The Paint - 02/19/15 09:49 AM

Painting may not be everyone's favorite pastime, but knowing how to do it well is an important skill. After all, painting a room offers great impact at a low cost. With a few bucks and a few tips, any novice can transform a room from bland to bold, tired to lively, or outdated to updated.
Not keen to do it yourself? You still want to know what to look for and what you expect. At the end of the day, it's all about that paint, but it's not going to climb up onto the walls all by itself. Here are the … (0 comments)

buy: FIVE Career-Building Tips for Millennials - 02/18/15 08:29 AM
Even a "hot" job market does not guarantee you get the best job, and the job market has been far from "hot" for too many, for too long.
Millennials—generally defined as the 18 to 33 demographic that represents about one third of the population - graduated from high school or college into the recession's challenging job market. Many are now burdened by student loans and underemployment, which, in turn, limits possibilities for home ownership.
Real estate ownership is linked to a buyer's ability to borrow enough to afford the housing they'd love to live in. Mortgage qualification is tied to income … (0 comments)

buy: How To Get The Most Out Of Your Refrigerator - 02/04/15 09:02 PM
Almost 5 million refrigerators shipped in the early half of 2014, reports Statista, and with the advances in kitchen technology, sales of smart refrigerators are expected to reach almost $3 billion globally in 2015. This means, if you are looking for a refrigerator this year, you aren't the only one. But, how do you know what type of refrigerator to buy and then how to maintain it? The following are just a few tips:
 
Buying the Right Fridge
Many people inherit the fridge that comes with their apartment or home, so they are unsure of what style and size to … (2 comments)

buy: When To Buy Or Rent When Combining Hobbies And Vacations - 02/04/15 08:59 PM
What better way to enjoy your vacation than bring your favorite activities with you? Maybe you like to draw, so you bring a sketchbook; or you're a musician, so you bring your guitar; or maybe you love to knit, so you make sure to pack your yarn and knitting needles.
But some hobbies are a little bulkier than yarn. When you love to golf, it's probably unrealistic to pack your golf clubs. The question then becomes what equipment do you haul along and what should you rent on site in order to save yourself some money and hassle? Here are a … (0 comments)

buy: Landlords Should Think Like Sellers, Not Owners - 12/12/14 03:42 PM
Those who make a living buying and selling real estate know some upgrades are more expensive than they are worth, but others deliver a significant return on investment. If you know, for example, that your $5,000 refurbishment budget won't boost the sale price, you would be foolish to spend it. On the other hand, if you know that same capital can be invested in a way that will bring an additional $20,000 to the property, you would be foolish not to carry through. Here are just a few improvements to consider for your property:
 
Perceived Value
Landlords and real estate … (0 comments)

 
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