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Michael Russell and The Russell Home Team at Keller Williams Realty want to be be your source for local Real Estate information. We are experts in Johnson County Kansas Real Estate, subscribe to our blog to receive the most up to date Real Estate information for Overland Park, Leawood, Olathe, Lenexa and Shawnee Kansas.

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2009 

What most people don't realize is that the 7500 tax rebate for First time home buyers established last year as part of the Housing stimulus bill is actually a loan. It must be repayed $500 per year starting in 2010. But if changes that are being discussed are made the $7500 will not have to be re...
01/30/2009
 As a realtor working with First time buyers has always been challenging but very rewarding. To the housing market, first time home buyers have always been like gold. They are usually the first step in the food chain, feeding the market all the way up. When a first time buyer purchases a home it ...
01/28/2009
A new loan program was announced today for First time Home buyers in Kansas City and Missouri. The Missouri Housing Developement commission (MHDC) is offering $6750 towards your down payment. The $6750 is a loan that must be re-paid upon receiving your $7500 Housing stimulus rebate from the Feder...
01/27/2009
The Overland Park noon Lions Club is sponsoring a bunko/ trivial pursuit games night When: Saturday January 31st Where: Indian Creek Community church 12480 Blackbob Rd Olathe, KS Time: 6pm till 9pm Food and beverage will be sold. Child care available All profits will go towards local community pr...
01/22/2009
Are you looking for a Johnson County Kansas Home but lack the required 3.5% down payment? Well then a HUD foreclosed home might be your answer. Homes that are foreclosed by HUD (the Department of Housing & Urban Developement) only require a $500 down payment contribution from the buyer. You can a...
01/21/2009
In August of 2008 there were 2 laws changed, 1 was good for home buyers and the other 1 was bad for home buyers. The first law created a $7500 tax rebate for first time home buyers, the second eliminated seller contribution towards a buyers down payment. Seller contributed down payment was an ess...
01/21/2009
Do you want to get a good deal on an Overland Park or Johnson County Home? Let me re-phrase, do you want to get a great deal on an Overland Park or Johnson county home? Well if you do, than a short sale opportunity might be what you are looking for. A short sale is when the sellers home is worth ...
01/08/2009
So they tell me it is a buyers market. In some cases yes, in some cases no. One of the areas that we are definetly seeing a buyers market is corporate relocation. When an employee is moved by their company they will usually receive some sort of moving benefit. It can be as little as some moving c...
01/08/2009
With the down turn in the market many buyers are turning to foreclosed homes. Foreclosed homes can be a great deal for home buyers. As the inventory of foreclosed homes has increased, banks have been looking for ways to sell off this excess inventory. Banks are now making large price cuts and are...
01/08/2009
 2008 is finally over and out with it goes the year of the Foreclosure. 2008 was marked with falling home prices, rising foreclosures and tons of buyer trepidation. Well that is going to change in 2009. I am officially dubbing 2009 "The year of the buyer". This will the year where buyers take adv...
01/02/2009
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