Save Thousands On Interest & Taxes

Save Thousands On Interest & Taxes

Purchasing a home can save you money very quickly. FIRST, you’ll save on taxes because the interest on your home mortgage is tax deductible. If you rent, your landlord gets the break. SECOND, you’ll save on interest payments while keeping the great tax...
Questions to Ask Any Agent

Questions to Ask Any Agent

1. How long have you been in residential real estate in our area? If they have not been in local real estate for several years, they have not been involved in the cyclical market that has defined our market to date. Along with this, ask how many transactions they...
Cost of Housing in Kansas vs…

Cost of Housing in Kansas vs…

Many clients and customers have asked the question, “Why is housing $50,000 more here than where I live?” Here are some of the reasons: 1. Houses in Kansas have basements. The cost for concrete alone for a 1,500 square foot house with sidewalks and double...
Closing Costs Explained

Closing Costs Explained

Here is an overview of the types of closing costs you may incur on your loan. Some are one-time fees, while others reoccur over the life of the loan. When you apply for your loan, you will receive a Good Faith Estimate of Settlement Charges, and a booklet that will...
How Much House Can You Afford?

How Much House Can You Afford?

Determining how much home you can afford, or what payment you feel comfortable with, can be a trying process. Calling lenders, looking at mortgage loan programs and interest rates can be confusing, to say the least. There is an easy way to get started, and give...
Closing Documents

Closing Documents

Appreciate all your support and business this summer and fortunately for all of us the housing market in Manhattan remains steady to strong. Just a quick note about some items that are causing agents and Buyers stress in regards to getting closings completed:...