Is December a Good Time to Purchase a Home?

Moving in December

It is unquestionably less pleasant to shop for homes in December – the weather can be treacherous and darkness prevails.   But if you’re savvy — and willing to brave the elements — shopping in the low season might get you into a home at a discount compared to prices in peak home-shopping months. Here are […]

KC Mortgage Rates: What’s the Current Outlook?

According to CNBC.com; we opened 2019 with a sharp drop in KC mortgage rates to the lowest level since April 2018 – sparking a mini-boom in mortgage refinancing.  Mostly due to a stagnant holiday season which, if you ask anyone in the mortgage business, is pretty normal. What does this mean? Mortgage rates can be […]

Why December is a Great Time to Purchase a Home

Moving in December

It is unquestionably less pleasant to shop for homes in December – the weather can be treacherous and darkness prevails.   But if you’re savvy — and willing to brave the elements — shopping in the low season might get you into a home at a discount compared to prices in peak home-shopping months. Here are […]

Refinance Your Home – Everything You Need to Know

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If you have equity in your home and rates are low it might be a good time to consider refinancing your loan to decrease monthly payments and lock in a lower rate. However, there are several things to consider before deciding whether refinancing your home loan is right for you. Credit Score Lenders have tightened their […]

HMLS Status Timeline Change

Changes To The HMLS Status Timeline In a time of low inventory in the housing market, there have been some change in the Heartland MLS regulations to make sure inventory is entered into the MLS system in a timely manner. The Board of Directors approved last week a change to the time required to enter […]

Winter Boat Storage

With all of the great local Kansas City lakes, more and more people are purchasing boats. The only downside to owning a boat in Kansas City, is the unavoidable winter weather. And it’s about that time again. Summer is slowly winding down now and unfortunately that means that’s it’s about time to retire your boat […]