What's New in Wichita, KS Real Estate?
If you’re thinking about putting your house on the market, you might be wondering if you should make any upgrades to help it sell faster. This is a dilemma many home sellers find themselves in. We’re seeing some clear trends in the Wichita real estate market, so we’ve...read more
When homeowners find out that new rental units are being built in their neighborhood, the question that springs to mind is: “Will this affect my property value?” The answer is...maybe. In 2016, a nationwide study by Realtor.com found that ZIP codes with a...read more
2018 has been an incredible year to sell a home, both here in Wichita and across the U.S. It has many homeowners who don’t have to move wondering if they should get in on the action. The right time to sell a home depends on more than just the market. Lifestyle,...read more
Ask people for the most popular neighborhoods in Wichita, and they’ll probably name College Hill or Riverside. Or, they may point outside the city limits to Derby, Andover or Maize. When it comes to buying a home in Wichita or anywhere else, a popular neighborhood can...read more
Okay, maybe not EVERYTHING. But there are many misconceptions people have about buying a house. Some of them can even keep would-be homeowners from realizing their dream. Let’s look at some of the most common ones. 1. Everyone puts 20% down on a home. A 20% down...read more
Since the banking changes that swept the industry post-2008, home buyers have more options than ever to explore non-traditional sources of money outside the traditional banking channels. These options are known as “creative financing” or “alternative mortgage...read more
“It’s a seller’s market.” When you hear this phrase—from a neighbor or the talking heads on TV—it’s usually accompanied by knowing sounds and nods. The whole phrase “seller’s market” seems to take on an almost mystical quality. We hate to ruin the illusion, but the...read more