Real Estate Blogs

  • Should I Wait to Save Up 20 Percent Down Payment?  The answer may surprise you. Good question At Home Kansas followers! If I save up until I get 20% down payment before buying a house I will avoid paying private mortgage insurance (PMI) which...

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  • Villa Luxury Homes For Sale in Lawrence Kansas?  I live at 5640 Villa Dr and the picture above is of the glass balls in our kitchen window that looks out to the east panorama.  The photo below is of a breakfast parfait I just made at our...

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  • Recently Sold Listings: Richard Marquez de la...

     Richard Marquez De La Plata  2/19/2018

    Warrens Way. ,             Wanaque, NJ 07465 3 BDR / 2.5 BA Sold: 3/15/2017 Buyer's Agent Bonhomme St. ,        Hackensack, NJ 07601 4 BDR /2.5 BA ...

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  • Every Thursday night, Special Olympians hit the hills at Hidden Valley in Wildwood. Pam Weber, a local great grandmother has been the instructor for The Gateway Disabled Ski Program and Special Olympics for the last 30 years.  Special...

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  • Pricing Analysis Grid

     John Knight  2/16/2018

    Competitive Market Analysis and Market Trends are only part of the equation when determining Price. Market Conditions (Time), Sq Ft, # Bedrooms, # Baths, Style, Location, Utilities, Zoning, all come in to play. Throw in Supply and Demand and a...

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  • Home Renovation Costs and Return

     John Knight  2/16/2018

    Home Renovation Costs Calculator Accurately estimate home renovation project costs using our real time remodeling calculator. It is zip code sensitive to labor costs and materials. You can also calculate the potential return on investment, the...

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  • How's The Market?

     John Knight  2/16/2018

    Why Is Supply & Demand Pricing Better Than Using COMPS Alone To Price Real Estate? Since the beginning of time, sellers, buyers, and agents have struggled with how to properly price real estate. The current standard is to use comparable sales,...

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  • Your Home's Sale-Ability Rating

     John Knight  2/16/2018

    It's Important to Understand What Buyers AND Agents are Looking for When Selling Your Home. With this Report, I can help you determine what is most important and what isn't. Today's market requires more sophistication to attract Buyers.

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  • Home Value Tools

     John Knight  2/16/2018

    CHASE BANK                                               REDFIN ZILLOW               ...

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  • blogs/KathieMoore/Home_Design_Trends

     Kathie Moore  2/16/2018

    We frequently get questions from clients who are taking on decorating and remodeling projects and want to ensure their dollars are invested wisely. Which looks will last for years to come, and which ones will feel dated quickly? What colors and...

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  • There are a number of things new homeowners have to do after closing.  Here is an infographic of 11 things to do after unpacking. 1.  Change the locks2.  Copy the housing documents.  Store one in a fireproof safe within your...

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  • St Louis has a ton of great places to eat.  Especially downtown.  But what if you are out in the County and wondering what is good?  Where do the locals love to eat in the Ballwin and Ellisville areas?  According to the Tuckerman...

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  • Applying for a Home Loan

       2/15/2018

    If you have never done it before, applying for a mortgage to buy a house can be a daunting experience.  It is a complex, multi stepped process that requires the involvement of many people and agencies. Before you begin, get your financial...

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  • The safest cities for 2018 in Missouri have been identified by The National Council for Home Safety and Security. Many of the cities are located near St. Louis. The Council used FBI Uniform Crime Report statistics with internal research to come...

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  • Homestead Exemption- What, Why, and Where

     Steve Slay Front Gate Realty  2/14/2018

    Homestead Exemption- What, Why, Where? It's that time of the year, the kids Christmas toys are broken, we've all probably floundered on our New Years resolution, and tax time looms. Are you depressed yet? No worry, it's also time to save some...

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  • Title Insurance- what is it and why you may need...

     Steve Slay Front Gate Realty  2/12/2018

    Title Insurance- what is it and why you may need it. t's closing day. The moving van is rented, everyone's excited, nothing left to do but sign on the dotted line. As the attorney goes through the massive stack of documents, explaining each...

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  • 126 Oakridge Trl Flowood MS 39232

     Steve Slay Front Gate Realty  2/12/2018

    Call or text Steve at 601-392-0001 for a private tour of this elegant custom 4311 square foot home in the exclusive gated community of Oakridge. This immaculate home features new custom paint inside and out, new flooring, new carpet with 4...

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  • Click Here to Find Any House in Any City - Homes For Sale Need a showing?  CLICK HERE Need more info?  CLICK HERE Need to talk about homes for sale?  CLICK HERE Need new listing alerts?  CLICK HERE Need to know...

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  • At Home Kansas knows Houses Single Family to Rent in Lawrence Kansas are rare so call/text Rob Lang 785-393-2274  to see your next rental house today.  At the time of the writing of this blog there were only five available (link to single...

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  • blogs/254/Fishing_on_Waco

     Sharon Kerr  2/9/2018

    Tips & Tactics "Largemouth bass fishing is at its best in March and April. Coves protected from the north wind, and the backs of creeks, are excellent places to look for spawning bass at this time of year. White or chartreuse spinner baits and...

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  • Do you need a real estate agent to sell your Lawrence KS home? The short answer is no but you will likely sell for less. The long answer is yes if you want to sell faster and for more money. You might ask, why can't I just see what the...

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  • 02/02/18 Weekly Look at What's Happening With Rate...

     Steve Slay Front Gate Realty  2/2/2018

    Click to watch Brought to you by Hunter Lee of Assurance Financial (601) 487-4596 hlee@lendtheway.com

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  • 508 Stuart Crossing, Brandon MS 39042

     Steve Slay Front Gate Realty  2/2/2018

    If you are looking for the perfect home in the perfect location at just the right time, well you just found it! This beautiful home is ready to become YOUR dream home! Located in a great neighborhood, on a large corner lot, side entry garage, this...

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  • 212 Stoneybrook Dr, Brandon, MS 39042

     Steve Slay Front Gate Realty  2/2/2018

    Welcome to 212 Stoneybrook Drive in Brandon, MS! Only minutes from Downtown Brandon... this one is a must see! This super cute house features 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms! A nice open living concept has the large kitchen, dining and great room all...

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  • At Home Kansas wants you to know "Renters Are Still Paying a Mortgage But Not Theirs". When a renter rents, they are paying off the owners' mortgage. In other words, the renter is buying the house for the owner or landlord. Renters, if you want to...

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  • Newburgh Community Page

     John Knight  1/30/2018

    THE RIVERTOWN TRAIL Visit Our Community Webpage: HISTORIC NEWBURGH - COMMUNITY EVENTS See Upcoming Events: NEWBURGH WhatsUp 24/7 Check Out What's Coming to Evansville & Newburgh: EVANSVILLE 411 Local Forecast: NEWBURGH WEATHER...

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  • 5 Bedroom House For Rent In Eastvale California 5 Bedroom House For Rent In Eastvale California Located: 12482 Feather Drive Eastvale, CA 91752 5 Bedroom 3 Bathroom 3,467 SqFt 8,276 SqFt Built 2006 12482 Feather Drive is located...

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  • WHAT'S THE BEST JOB IN FLORIDA? Welcome to Florida. Now that our son is three, he is already talking about what he wants to be when "He's Big". We spend hours chasing each other on scooters; one of us will be the "bad guy" and they other will be...

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  • Should You Rent Out Part of Your Home

     Amy Samett  1/22/2018

    Have you ever thought about renting out a room or converting a basement into a rental apartment? It's a big decision with many pros and cons to consider. On the pro side, renting can provide you with additional income. The extra few hundred...

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  • This template was created for your use. You can create your blog page from this template simply by clicking in these areas and typing. A toolbox will pop up that will allow you to put in controls on your page. Scottsdale, Arizona has a reputation...

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  • I was having a glass of wine with friends and we got into a lively debate about living in a gated vs. non-gated community. My friend made the comment; “we will all be living in gated communities soon". But, in reality we have lived in gated...

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  • Why Rob Lang for Your Lawrence KS Real Estate Needs? For Buyers and Investors, Instant Home Alerts are essential now with a very, very low inventory of homes. Buyers are requesting to be notified as soon as a house comes on the market so Rob Lang...

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  • A family was four-wheeling 8 miles outside of the Nevada/California town of Primm on January 12th. When suddenly a thin white wolf-looking dog flashed into their view.  It ran across their path in the middle of nowhere. Was it a dog, a wolf,...

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  • $700 House Payment? Doable?Why Are You Still Renting? Did you know on a $100,000 house, your payment would be about $700 and down payment could be $3500? Why Are You Still Renting? Click here for link to every Lawrence listed homes for sale...

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  • 10 things to do that will get your house ready to sell: 1. Make a plan. Maybe your house is in perfect, show ready shape. But it probably isn’t. Just like you wouldn’t go out to a fancy restaurant without looking your best you shouldn’t list...

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  • The Haunted House of Nyack, NY

     Amy Samett  1/11/2018

    During the 1960's, Helen and George Ackley purchased an old Victorian house located at One Laveta Place in Nyack, NY. Neighborhood kids told them the house was haunted but they bought it anyway. After moving in, the family learned that there were...

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  • Jackson Metro Area Zip Codes

     Steve Slay Front Gate Realty  1/9/2018

    The Jackson Area Metro Zip Codes, according to to the Central Mississippi MLS (Multiple Listing Service) are 39056 39174 39201 39202 39203 39204 39205 39206 39207 39208 39209 39210 39211 39212 39213 39215 39216 39217 39225 39232 39236 39250...

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  • There are many areas in and around the Lake Wallenpaupack area. Many times searching websites you run across maps, street view, Aerial views and other various ways to search.  If you know where you want to be then this is easy breezy! ...

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  • Did You Know? Laguna Beach is one of the only Southern California destinations where you can stay at a hotel RIGHT on the beach surrounded by gorgeous beachfront luxury properties! Laguna Beach beaches are open year-round from 5am-1am (WOW!),...

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  • One of the advantages of working with a local real estate professional is that many have relationships with lenders who will be able to help you with this process. Once you have selected a lender, you will need to fill out their loan application and...

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