Home buyers say they want the latest design trends in their next property—but 70 percent admit to having outdated features in their current house, according to a new consumer survey by home builder Taylor Morrison. The most common of these outdated features are:

  1. Linoleum floors (40 percent)
  2. Popcorn ceilings (29 percent)
  3. Wood paneling (28 percent)
  4. Ceramic tile countertops (28 percent)
  5. Shag carpeting (19 percent)
  6. Avocado green appliances (8 percent)
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Source: REALTORMag, Monday, November 20, 2017

Every Thanksgiving, we tend to take time to stop and reflect on the things we’re thankful for in our lives. We sit around our turkey feasts and list our family, our loved ones, our health and other material things we feel blessed to have.

But how often do people say their jobs?

Have you ever expressed gratitude for being in the real estate business? If not, maybe this is your year. Here are a few reasons we can be thankful for being real estate agents this year. Read complete article.

Source: Italina Kirkins, Inman News, Tuesday, November 14, 2017

BHGRE Kansas City Homes’ new Chief Operating Officer, Steve Servais is barely into his second week at our company, but he is already hard at work getting to know who we are and what we do office by office and department by department. If you haven’t had a chance to meet or talk with him, yet, get to know him with this short video.

We’re excited to announce the all-new kansascityhomes.com is now live and ready to deliver a Better online reale estate experience to home buyers and sellers. In addition to a refreshing, new look, the site offers enhanced search functions, more robust and customizable agent pages, and a brand new blog section. Take a moment to check out all of the new site features and then be share to direct all your clients, family, and friends to do the same!

During the recent Risk Management seminar, we focused a good deal on online risks and cyber security. This included a video that was shown to demonstrate just how easy it can be for people with the knowledge and opportunity to hack into your sensitive online materials.

With this in mind, it more important than ever to not only know what you should be doing to protect yourself but how do it regularly. Here are 17 Tip to Stop Facebook and Email Hackers from Ruing Your Day. Learn and use these to bolster your online peace of mind.