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Fall is finally here, cool weather is right around the corner, and it’s time to starting researching where to take the kids or plan a fun day out to find your perfect front porch pumpkins! We’ve recently seen some amazing pictures of front porch displays compliments of Pinterest that range from trendy to terrifying! [envira-gallery […]

It should come as no surprise that buying a home in a good school district is important to homebuyers. According to a report from, 86% of 18-34 year-olds and 84% of those aged 35-54 indicated that their home search areas were defined by school district boundaries. What is surprising, however, is that 78% of recent homebuyers sacrificed […]

Across the United States, there is a severe mismatch between the low number of houses for sale and the high demand for those houses! First-time homebuyers are out in force and are being met with a highly competitive summer real estate market. Click Here for June 2018 Sales for Johnson County. According to the National […]

In today’s market, with home prices rising and a lack of inventory, some homeowners may consider trying to sell their home on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). There are several reasons why this might not be a good idea for the vast majority of sellers. Here are the top […]

Moving up Is MORE Affordable Now Than Almost Any Other Time in 40 Years If you are considering selling your current home, to either move up to a larger home or into a home in an area that better suits your current family needs, great news was just revealed. Last week, Trulia posted a blog, […]

Some Highlights on Why Staging Your Kansas City Home helps your Sales Price: The National Association of Realtors surveyed their members & released the findings of their Annual Profile of Home Staging. 50% of staged homes saw a 1-10% increase in dollar value offers from buyers. 77% of buyer’s agents said staging made it easier for buyers to […]

As home values continue to increase at levels greater than historic norms, some are concerned that we are heading for another crash like the one we experienced ten years ago. We recently explained that the lenient lending standards of the previous decade (which created false demand) no longer exist. But what about prices? Are prices appreciating at […]

Welcome to our 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways from MBG Homes. As we’ve reflect on our year and all that we’re grateful for this Christmas season…our family, friends, and clients are a huge part of who and where we are today. What better why to show our gratitude and be appreciative of this then giving […]

What better way to get out and enjoy some fresh air, time with family, and a true sense of the holidays than taking in these amazing light displays! Check out this list below for great ideas of where to go and what you’ll experience in and around Kansas City! Astro Botanicals (November 18-December 31) Union Station […]

7 Reasons to List Your Home This Holiday Season! Every year at this time, many homeowners decide to wait until after the holidays to put their homes on the market for the first time, while others who already have their homes on the market decide to take them off until after the holidays. Here are […]

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) released the results of their latest Existing Home Sales Report which revealed that sales rose 0.7% month-over-month, but remain 1.5% lower than they were a year ago. Some may look at these numbers and think that now is not a good time to sell their house, but in fact, […]

Enjoy a fabulous Fall with friends and family in Kansas City. Whether a pumpkin spice latte or a cup of hot apple cider is your beverage of choice, fill up your Yeti, put your kids in their cutest flannel outfits and make some Fall memories! Be sure to check out all the amazing Fall activities […]

Now that school has started and the Fall weather is quickly approaching what better time to take in the Fall Parade of Homes.  If you are not familiar with The Parade of Homes it is a tour of amazing homes throughout Kansas City & the Metro Area featuring an array of different builders and their […]

To say we are currently experiencing a seller’s market might be a bit of an understatement. The amount of homes for sale is historically low, creating a frenzy of hungry buyers. Some buyers are going to extreme measures, such as waiving the Appraisal Contingency, just to win a bidding war and get under contract. While […]

Fourth of the July is only a few days away and we want you to know where the best places are to watch fireworks and have some good ole’ American Fun! Below is a list of nearly 30 events divided by state, then city or, in some case, venue.  Get out and have some fun […]

A “HOT MARKET” what does this mean for Sellers and Buyers? In a nutshell, there just aren’t enough houses currently for sale in Johnson County to satisfy the demand from buyers. The result is that homes that are priced right are selling very quickly, often with multiple offers at or above the listing price. This also means there […]

Check out this amazing drone footage of the property currently listed for sale at 5724 W 146th Street in Lionsgate (Overland Park, KS)! Lionsgate features amazing amenities and what better way to capture this homes close proximity to these then with drone footage. As you can see, Liongate offers a wide variety of things to […]

Be sure to check out this recently listed Lionsgate property in Overland Park. Located at 5724 W. 146th Street this home sits on a beautiful cul-de-sac and across from green space perfect for playing catch or kicking the soccer ball! This renovated home boasts 5 bedrooms, 5 full bathrooms and 2 half baths. Enjoy 5,880 […]

Overland Park, KS has been rated one of the best places to live and work in the United States year after year. The city continues to attract families, corporations and highly educated professionals through its exceptional schools, great cost of living, and many family-friendly activities. The Kansas City suburb has been recognized many times this […]

The holiday season is truly a magical time of the year, especially in Kansas City! Celebrate with the whole family by visiting Santa at Crown Center, watching the Kansas City Ballet’s The Nutcracker, or enjoying the traditional showing of A Christmas Carol, by Kansas City Repertory Theatre. There are also endless events to celebrate the […]

Fall is in full force in Kansas City…the leaves are just starting to change, there is an occasional breeze in the air and soon the kids will be planning their Halloween activities.  It’s the perfect time to gather the family and plan your trip to one of the many pumpkin patches or weekend activities happening […]