Do I Want to Buy with Cash?

Do I Want to Buy with Cash?

According to Market Watch, 43% of homebuyers in 2014 so far have purchased with all cash. While some analysts believe that the cash-buying frenzy will not last, there is always more room for negotiation when the buyer brings cash to…

Choosing Paint by Light Direction

Choosing Paint by Light Direction

Light exposure in your room plays a large part in the visual drama of your paint colors. In rooms with multi-directional sun exposure—either opposing (east/west or north/south) or perpendicular (north/west, north/east, south/west, south/east)—the play of light over your walls, reflecting…

What Homeownership Can Mean for You

What Homeownership Can Mean for You

When you’ve never owned your home, your relationship to it is less personal. Let’s face it, when something goes wrong in your rented apartment, you call the landlord or manager to fix it. You don’t worry about insurance against natural…

Happy Independence Day

Happy Independence Day

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Saturday Morning

Saturday Morning

As you all know, besides real estate and my family, Hot Air Ballooning is a favorite passion.  I have piloted many over the years, and get back to them whenever possible.  On this trip I had the opportunity to meet…

A little travel journal…

A little travel journal…

Ahh, Kansas City! Arthur Bryant’s BBQ. It’s one of the very oldest and most nationally famous joints in the country. Lived so close for so many years and never went. Yesterday I did, It is worth the trip, loved the food,…