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Be Smart about Real Estate January 16, 2020 3 reasons selling your home in the winter make sense!

Should you wait for spring or summer to sell your home?  While there may be more buyers looking for homes in the warmer weather, and your landscaping and foliage are at the top of their game, there are actually some great reasons to go ahead and sell now. Take a look at these three ways …

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Be Smart about Real Estate January 14, 2020 Topeka Housing Market Stats | December 2019

Shawnee County Home Sales Rose in December Total home sales in Shawnee Co. rose by 3.5% last month to 177 units, compared to 171 units in December 2018. Total sales volume was $24.8 million, up 17.2% from a year earlier. The median sale price in December was $120,000, up from $105,105 a year earlier. Homes …

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Be Smart about Real Estate January 3, 2020 Zillow “pre-foreclosure” homes… what you may not know!

Zillow is Evil! Do me a favor … stop using Zillow! I know Zillow makes it easy to search for homes.  I’ve heard from marketing gurus that buyers like to use their portal because it is “sexy” and super user friendly, but I’d love to share a little more about Zillow that you may not …

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Be Smart about Real Estate December 16, 2019 2019 Sherwood Park Market Review

It’s been a great year for real estate in the Topeka area and specifically in our great Sherwood Park neighborhood. As a Sherwood Park resident and your neighbor, I pay special attention to all of the active listings and especially the sold properties.  Here are just a few quick statistics for neighborhood in 2019. # …

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Be Smart about Real Estate December 13, 2019 Topeka Housing Marketing Stats | November 2019

We commonly see the market slow as the weather cools and the snow starts flying, but so far that was not the case in the Topeka area this past month.  We currently have had a 3.2% rise in new listings year over year. This keeps the market moving with much needed new inventory active buyers are …

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Be Smart about Real Estate November 22, 2019 FOUR Open Houses | November 24th, 2019

4700 NW Levering DR, Topeka, KS Get Directions Click Here OPEN HOUSE Sun, 11:00PM to 12:30PM Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Reviews $ Click for current price 4 BEDROOMS | 4 Baths (3 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS | 3216 SqFt You’ll fall in love with this beautiful home and the park like …

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Be Smart about Real Estate October 18, 2019 Ready to buy a home? Top 10 tips to get started!

So it finally time to buy your own home! Before you go hunting for a new house and fall in love, make sure you’ve checked out these top 10 tips to get yourself in order: 1 – If you’re self-employed…. file your income taxes Lenders will not give you a mortgage until they’ve confirmed that …

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Be Smart about Real Estate October 17, 2019 FOUR Open Houses October 19th & 20th, 2019

4700 NW Levering DR, Topeka, KS Get Directions Click Here OPEN HOUSE Sun, 2:00PM to 3:00PM Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Reviews $ Click for current price 4 BEDROOMS | 4 Baths (3 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS | 3216 SqFt You’ll fall in love with this beautiful home and the park like …

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Be Smart about Real Estate September 23, 2019 4 Reasons to sell your home this fall

Buyer demand is strong Buyers are looking for their dream homes and still competing for the best homes!  In August 2019, the average day on the market in the Topeka area was still 29 days with 38.2% of the homes sold in 10 days or less! Less competition The inventory of good homes is still …

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Be Smart about Real Estate September 10, 2019 Topeka Housing Market Stats | August 2019

Shawnee Co. Home Sales Rose in August Total home sales in Shawnee Co. rose by 15.7% last month to 295 units, compared to 255 units in August 2018. Total sales volume was $46.0 million, up 19.8% from a year earlier. The median sale price in August was $139,977, up from $135,500 a year earlier. Homes …

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Be Smart about Real Estate August 27, 2019 10 Steps to prepare your home before selling

With today’s inventory of homes on the market, homebuyers are being very picky. They are looking for the best of the best and are willing to wait for the perfect home, so a home for sale can easily slip through the cracks if it doesn’t sparkle and shine when they come to see it. Use …

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Be Smart about Real Estate August 26, 2019 4 factors that impact a home’s value

Your home’s value is truly only based on what a willing buyer in the market will pay for your home, but every buyer is different.  For example, one buyer might prefer a specific location because of a school and another may be have a specific size, layout or style as their top priority. Here are …

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