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Category: Kansas City Real Estate Market

    The Migration to the Midwest: A New Trend in American Relocation

    By Ron Henderson | June 4, 2024

    In recent years, the American Midwest has experienced a surprising and notable influx of new residents. This migration trend is largely driven by a combination of economic, political, and social factors. High taxes and political dissatisfaction in states like California have prompted many to pack their bags and move halfway across the country, seeking a... Read More

    When Will Home Prices Be Affordable Again?

    By Ron Henderson | March 15, 2024

    As a seasoned Realtor serving the Kansas City area, I understand the dreams and concerns of prospective homebuyers. In recent years, one question has consistently topped the list of inquiries: “When will home prices be affordable again?” It’s a valid concern and one that deserves careful consideration. Let’s dive into this pressing issue and explore... Read More

    Kansas City Is Still A Sellers Market

    By Ron Henderson | December 15, 2023

    Many people frequently ask me about the current real estate market, wondering, “How is it these days?” One statement that often catches them off guard is that we are still experiencing a “seller’s market” in Kansas City. I believe many people automatically presume that the market is unfavorable and home prices are on the decline.... Read More

    The Real Estate Market’s Competitive Surge: What to Expect if Interest Rates Drop

    By Ron Henderson | November 10, 2023

    This has been a very strange year for real estate as we’ve seen the pendulum swing from a super strong sellers market in January 2023, back to a more balanced real estate market in the Fall. Interest rates for home mortgages were at 6.50% at the beginning of the year, but we continued to see... Read More

    The Current High Cost of New Home Construction in Kansas City

    By Ron Henderson | October 27, 2023

    It’s not uncommon for me to get several inquiries per month from people who are considering building or buying a brand new home. The conversation typically begins like this. “We’ve been thinking about buying land and building a new home, but we can’t find anything in our price range of $350,000 to $400,000.” That’s when... Read More

    Finding A Home To Buy In Kansas City Is No Easy Task

    By Ron Henderson | September 15, 2023

    Kansas City neighborhoods these days, finding a home for sale is no easy task. Bobby and Sarah Adams recently experienced this firsthand when they purchased a house in Olathe. Their journey involved six weeks of searching and ultimately going $20,000 over their initial budget, a decision they consider themselves fortunate to have made. Read More

    12 Essential Questions to Ask When Considering a Home with Solar Panels

    By Ron Henderson | September 1, 2023

    Last week I wrote an article about solar panels from the homeowners perspective and asked the question, “Do solar panels really increase the value of my home?” I received a lot of feedback on that article, but many people had questions about the buyers perspective and specifically, what questions they should be asking if considering... Read More

    Why Solar Panels Don’t Increase Your Homes Value

    By Ron Henderson | August 25, 2023

    Solar panels have become a popular choice for homeowners seeking to reduce their carbon footprint and lower energy costs. However, the notion that installing solar panels automatically boosts the value of a residential property is a common misconception. I realize the salesman that came to your door assured you they do, but let's be honest, his job is to sell you solar panels and he's not qualified to make these statements. In this blog post, we'll delve into the reasons why solar panels might not always lead to a significant increase in home value. Read More

    Are Home Prices Dropping in Kansas City?

    By Ron Henderson | July 28, 2023

    In the last few months, there has been a lot of debate surrounding the stability of home prices in Kansas City. Despite consumer’s potential fears of a market correction, many real estate experts agree that recent home price declines are not an indication of a housing bubble, but rather a result of sellers pricing their... Read More

    Exploring the Charm of Condominium Living in Kansas City

    By Ron Henderson | June 9, 2023

    Kansas City offers a remarkable range of housing options to its residents. Among these, condominiums have gained significant popularity in recent years. Combining the best of apartment living with the advantages of homeownership, condominiums in Kansas City provide an enticing choice for those seeking a convenient and urban lifestyle. Read More