What’s the Best Day of Week and Month to List?

What’s the Best Day of Week and Month to List? Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, February 13, 2013 Friday is the best day of the week to sell a home. Homes listed on Friday sell for 99.1 percent of their original asking price, a higher percentage than homes listed on any other day of…

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Younger Generations Rate Home Ownership Higher

Younger Generations Rate Home Ownership Higher Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, February 12, 2013 Younger Americans place more importance and hold more favorable views toward home ownership than older generations, according to a new survey from Prudential Real Estate of about 5,000 potential buyers and sellers. About 77 percent of those aged 25-34 and…

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Newest Weichert Affiliate!

WEICHERT, REALTORS® – A Plus One Opens in Olathe, Expands Brand’s Service in Greater Kansas City Market Olathe, Ks., February 11, 2013— Broker/Owner Carmen “Dale” Janicki has announced a new affiliation for the agency that has served the Greater Kansas City communities from its Johnson County location for the past 10 years. Newly named WEICHERT,…

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Underwater Home Owners Get More Refinancing Help

Underwater Home Owners Get More Refinancing Help Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, February 05, 2013 Mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac announced that mortgage lenders will be able to offer up to $2,000 to home owners with little or no equity in their homes who are seeking to refinance their mortgage under the…

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Message from Jim Weichert – Historic Moment

Salesman Jim Weichert An internal message especially for the Weichert sales team. It’s an exciting time to be in real estate for many reasons. We remain in a period of record-high housing affordability, marked by low mortgage rates and well-priced homes. In fact, the National Association of Realtors expects that its housing affordability index reached…

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Bad Neighbors Can Decrease Property Values

Bad Neighbors Can Decrease Property Values Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, January 31, 2013 A bad neighbor can bring down the value of a home, possibly by even up to 10 percent, according to the Appraisal Institute. “I’ve seen many situations where external factors, such as living near a bad neighbor, can lower home…

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Exterior Projects Provide Biggest Return on Investment

Exterior Projects Provide Biggest Return on Investment Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, January 29, 2013 Home owners looking for the most return on their investment when it comes to remodeling should consider exterior replacement projects. According to the 2013 Remodeling Cost vs. Value Report, REALTORS® rated exterior projects among the most valuable home improvement…

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