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Checking in on the Real Estate Market: The Home Price Appreciation Forecast

If you’re looking to buy or sell a home in the Kansas City area, it’s crucial to stay up-to-date on local and national real estate trends—especially considering how the numbers have been looking lately. With mortgage rates reaching the lowest that they’ve been in years and continuing to decrease, many people are wondering what effect there […]

Fewer Foreclosures in Kansas City and Nationally

The number of foreclosure filings around the country is decreasing, according to CNN-Money Magazine. Nationwide, foreclosures are down by 44 percent from August, 2012 to August, 2013. That’s the fewest number of filings since the foreclosure crisis began in 2005. According to RealtyTrac’s Darren Bloomquist, “The foreclosure floodwaters have receded in most parts of the country.” […]

Market Update: Homes Sales Stats for Johnson County, Kansas August 2013

The numbers just released by Kansas City Regional Association of Realtors, the number of homes sold in Johnson County during August was 933  closed transactions. This was an increase of 13% for existing home sales over August of 2012 for Johnson County. Wow!  This actually tops the totals for August for the past 6 years!  Our area continues […]