Buying or Selling: Now May Be the Time

As we enter the winter months, many expect the real estate market to begin to slow down. However, this winter there are many reasons that both buyers and sellers should consider moving forward with their real estate goals instead of waiting until the spring. BUYERS Waiting until the spring will probably mean increases in the […]

Taking the Spooky Feeling Out of Foreclosures

Today we are excited to have Joan Erni, as our guest blogger.  Joan is the Director of Business Development at Michael Saunders & Company, and wrote today’s post in response to last Wednesday’s blog post re: foreclosures. – The KCM Crew Buying a Foreclosure isn’t as Risky as You May Think, with the Proper Know-How […]

Walk a Mile

Today we are pleased to have Greg Fischer, the head of partnerships at Doorsteps.com as our guest blogger.  Greg’s article was originally posted on medium.com.  This is my story. There are many like it, but this one was mine. Answer a few calls. From yard signs (people who almost always say “that’s a lot of […]

Tech Review: Keeping Current Matters [VIDEO]

We’re proud to announce that KCM was recently highlighted on Chicago Agent Magazine’s Tech Review. Every so often, they choose a tech company that they feel would be beneficial for real estate professionals that are looking to take their business to the next level. After taking a long, hard look at KCM, they have given […]

Have You Set Yourself Up For Success in 2014? [FREE WEBINAR]

The KCM CrewWe believe every family should feel confident when buying & selling a home. KCM helps real estate professionals reach these families & enables the agent to simply & effectively explain a complex housing market. Take a 14-Day Free Trial of our monthly membership to see how we can help you!

Real Estate: TV vs. Reality [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Great Advice for Senior Sellers During Showings

Today we are honored to have Nikki Buckelew, the Founder and CEO of the Seniors Real Estate Institute, return as our guest blogger.  Nikki is considered a leading authority on seniors real estate and housing. – The KCM Crew If there is one that frustrates real estate agents the most, it is when homeowners decide […]

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10 Hidden Hazards When Buying Foreclosures

We are pleased to present, Amanda Kostina, as our guest blogger today.  Amanda is a writer for Whitefence.com. – The KCM Crew Buying a foreclosed home can seem like a dream. What could be better than getting a home for a fraction of the market value? Some may even say that the deals sound like […]

Forbes: Buy Now or Pay More Later?

Even though no one at KCM actively lists or sells real estate, some of our readers believe that there is an inherent bias toward the real estate community in our writing. For that reason, we want to quote a third party source today. Forbes, in their online edition last week, spoke to the importance of […]

Why Do We Buy Real Estate?

Today we are excited to welcome back Ashley Garner as our guest blogger for today’s post.  Ashley chose to expand on two sections of the most recent edition of KCM as his inspiration for today’s article. – The KCM Crew Why do you own your home? Why do you want to buy a home? According […]

Your Next 60 Days: A Blueprint for Success in 2014 [WEBINAR]

The KCM CrewWe believe every family should feel confident when buying & selling a home. KCM helps real estate professionals reach these families & enables the agent to simply & effectively explain a complex housing market. Take a 14-Day Free Trial of our monthly membership to see how we can help you!

Single Women & Homeownership [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Online Auctions: Future of the Housing Market?

Today we are excited to have Joseph Givens as our guest blogger.  Joseph has been in the real estate business for over 15 years and has recently turned to writing to share his knowledge with a broader audience. – The KCM Crew The housing market has been through a lot of changes in recent years. […]

The Curious Case of the Jumbo Mortgage

Today we are pleased to have Miranda Marquit, a financial writer for RateZip.com, as our guest blogger.  – The KCM Crew Though it may feel like yesterday, it’s been about half a decade since the housing bubble burst and the subprime mortgage crisis hit. In September 2008, the United States government took over Fannie Mae and […]

Why You Should Sell Your House Now

Many now realize that it is a great time to buy a home.  It might also be an opportune time to sell your house.  Here are the five reasons we believe now may be a perfect time to put your house on the market. 1. Demand Is High The most recent Existing Home Sales Reports […]

Homeownership’s Impact on Net Worth

Over the last five years, homeownership has lost some of its allure as a financial investment. As homeowners suffered through the housing bust, more and more began to question whether owning a home was truly a good way to build wealth. A recent study by the Federal Reserve formally answered this question. Some of the […]

The Buyer & Seller Guides are Now Available!

Attention:  The Buyer & Seller Guides are Now Available! Back by popular demand, KCM breaks down the information that is important to your clients, NOW!  Simply click here to download! The KCM CrewWe believe every family should feel confident when buying & selling a home. KCM helps real estate professionals reach these families & […]

Home Equity Stats in America [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Latinos Paint a Portrait of Future Buyers in US

A recent Pew Research Center report gives us a better idea of who our future buyers will be, if we look at the numbers based on school enrollment. College 18- to 24-year-old Hispanics enrolled in college increased by 324,000 students between 2011 and 2012, marking the third straight year of increases.  The number of Hispanic […]

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Home Loans: Shopping for a Low Interest Rate

Today we are excited to have Morgan Sims as our guest blogger.  Morgan is an accomplished writer who has been featured on many blogs with topics ranging from Real Estate to Social Media. – The KCM Crew Buying a home is likely the biggest purchase you will make, and even more likely a purchase that […]

You Need a Professional to Sell or Buy a Home

Many people ask us whether they should hire an agent to sell their home or whether they should first try as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). In today’s market, we believe this is an easy decision: you need an experienced professional! You need an expert guide if you are traveling a dangerous path The […]

Should I Rent My House If I Can’t Sell It?

There has been a lot written about how buying a home is less expensive than renting one in most parts of the country. Rents are skyrocketing and homes are still at great prices. These two situations are also causing some sellers to consider renting their home instead of selling it. After all, a homeowner can […]

17 Facts about Moving [INFOGRAPHIC]

Today’s infographic comes from the team at Allied Van Lines.  – The KCM Crew

Are you getting ready to move? Whether you’re moving across town or across the country, moving for a new opportunity or just wanting to upgrade from your current home, moving can seem like a daunting task. Why not make it fun and learn some useful and informative moving facts to help streamline your move. Do you know the best and worst days to move? What about the least popular month to move in? Discover this and more with Allied Van Lines.

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Quick Sales Challenging for Seniors

Today we are honored to have Nikki Buckelew, the Founder and CEO of the Seniors Real Estate Institute, as our guest blogger.  Nikki is considered a leading authority on seniors real estate and housing. – The KCM Crew Sold in 3 days! We must admit, this is music to a real estate agents ears. Unfortunately, […]

NAR’s Update Re: Government Shutdown

For all those concerned, here is NAR’s information on how the government shutdown may impact real estate: http://www.realtor.org/articles/government-shutdown-updates Hope this helps. The KCM CrewWe believe every family should feel confident when buying & selling a home. KCM helps real estate professionals reach these families & enables the agent to simply & effectively explain a complex housing […]