Top 3 Questions To Ask Before Hiring a Real Estate Agent
Real Estate agents are a dime a dozen! There are so many options out there and it's more than likely that you know more than one. Not all agents are the same and when it comes to handling buying or
How To Manage Multiple Offers On Your Home
This is an exciting time for home sellers. Most houses are selling within just a couple days on the market and buyers are fighting to get their offers accepted. It's important to slow down and real
Topeka Housing Market Stats | February 2023
Shawnee County Home Sales Rose in February
Appeal Your Shawnee County Tax Evaluation
March 1st Shawnee County mailed out tax appraisal evaluation notices. More than likely your tax value went up which in turn will increase your monthly payment to your escrow account. If you don't t
Earnest Money Is The Engagement Ring Of Your Offer
Earnest Money is probably the number 1 most overlooked aspect of an offer that could determine whether you have the winning offer. #topeka #topekaks #topekarealtor #realestate #budgeting #realtor #
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3 Secret Ways To Improve Your Credit Score
Your credit score plays a huge role in getting preapproved and how high your interest rate will be. Here are 3 hidden ways to improve your credit score!
3 Reasons To Use A Local Lender When Buying A Home
3 Reasons To Use A Local Lender! Purchasing a home is stressful enough searching for your dream home, negotiating repairs and packing and moving. The last thing you want to worry about is if your l
Maximize Your Equity In Real Estate Investments
Equity can be bought, built, and grown in real estate. Compound these strategies to maximize your equity holdings!
Equity as the Foundation for Long-Term Success in Real Estate Investing
What is Equity?
Per Merriam-Webster, Equity is the money value of a property or of an interest in a property in excess of claims or liens against it. Exactly as thi
3 Things You Should Know To Avoid Foreclosure
Foreclosure is not a problem you can ignore and it will just go away. Be proactive and find a solution to save your home, your equity, and your credit!
3 Reasons You Can't Qualify For A Mortgage
There are many reasons you may not be able to qualify for a mortgage but here are the top 3!
Topeka Housing Market Stats | January 2023
Shawnee County Home Sales Fell in January
How accurate is the Zillow Zestimate for my home in Topeka?
Avoiding taxes legally with real estate investing
When it comes to tax planning for real estate investing, timing is everything. The ideal time to start planning is before you make your first property purchase, or at least before you acquire
Topeka Housing Market Stats | December 2022
Shawnee County Home Sales Fell in December Total home sales in Shawnee County fell last month to 151 units, compared to 207 units in December 2021. Total sales volume was $27.8 million, down
Leverage In Real Estate
Using other people's money to invest in real estate multiplies your profits! The double edged sword of appreciation and debt paydown by the tenant is the ultimate weapon in growing your wealth.&nbs
What Will It Cost To Buy A Home?
There is more costs associated with buying a home than just your down payment! You also need to budget in your closing costs and prepaids. Here is a video that breaks down common clos
Don't Go House Poor When Buying A Home!
In 2020, 43% of households in the US paid more that 30% of their income towards housing. 14% paid over 50%!
When buying a house it is important to budget your future payme
3 ways homeownership can build your wealth
The average home owner's net worth is 40% higher that someone who rents.
Want more wealth in your future?
The average home owner's net worth is 40% higher that someone w
Real Estate Investing 101
If you read my last newsletter you may have some questions. I sort of just jumped right into my story and experience to give myself some credibility and share with you guys what real world real est
What if home prices dip in the coming months?
There is fear from home sellers that real estate prices may dip in the coming months. It will take ALOT more that the few percent we might see here in the Topeka Kansas area to undo the recor
Why Topeka is a great place to call home!
Topeka, the capital city of Kansas, is a great place to live for a variety of reasons. Here are just a few of the best reasons to consider making Topeka your home:
My Real Estate Journey
When I started my Real Estate career in 2017 I had no idea where it would take me. Now, 6 years, 200 closed transactions, and 2 rental property purchases later, I am happy that I took the entrepren
Prediction: 2023 will be a great time to buy a home!
As we approach the end of 2022, many people are starting to think about their next big life decision: buying a home. If you're considering making the leap into homeownership, there are a few reason
Topeka Real Estate Market Update Dec 18th, 2022
Well...... we knew it was coming..... The interest rates have started to increase again after many weeks in decline. Also, wow check out those year end numbers!!!