All eyes are on the American economy. As it goes, so does the world economy. With states beginning to reopen, the question becomes: which sectors of the economy will drive its recovery? There seems to be a growing consensus that the housing market is positioned to be that driving force, the tailwind that is necessary. … Continue
The housing industry may have been the strongest industry going into the current economic meltdown and according to the current trends, it looks like it will be the first industry out. That’s great news because our local Kansas City housing market has a $63,000 average economic impact whenever a home is sold! The fact is … Continue
Kansas City real estate market conditions report for April 2020.
For nearly two months, most of us have been following strict stay-at-home orders from our state and local governments. It is a whole new way of life that has put our daily lives on pause. On the other hand, many of us have also found a sense of comfort by slowing down and spending time … Continue
With all of the unanswered questions caused by COVID-19 and the economic slowdown we’re experiencing across the country today, many are asking if the housing market is in trouble. For those who remember 2008, it’s logical to ask that question. Many of us experienced financial hardships, lost homes, and were out of work during the Great … Continue
A big challenge facing the housing industry is determining what impact the current pandemic may have on home values. Some buyers are hoping for major price reductions because the health crisis is straining the economy. The price of any item, however, is determined by supply and demand, which is how many items are available in … Continue
With businesses starting to slowly open back up again in some parts of the country, it’s important to understand how housing can have a major impact on the recovery of the U.S. economy. As we’ve mentioned before, buying a home is a driving financial force in this process. Today, many analysts believe one of the … Continue
With warm weather upon us in Kansas City, if you’re looking for outdoor adventure this is the perfect time to explore the many parks and lakes in the metro area. Tell the kids to put the electronics down and get out and enjoy nature. I think you’ll enjoy the rejuvenation only nature can bring whether … Continue
Kansas City real estate market conditions report for March 2020.
Maria is joined by Dr. Nikki Crawford of Your Peaceful Space in a 3-part series addressing how to create your Home As Refuge. This series she reveals: 1) Addressing the emotions we are feeling during this crisis 2) Why now is the perfect time to create our Home as Refuge. 3) How we can take … Continue
Maria has a virtual conversation with several Kansas City Metro educators to discuss education in light of COVID-19. These teachers come together to help offer parents support. These teachers participated in this call at the request of Group O’Dell. Meet these fabulous teachers: Susan Arp, Early Childhood Special Education Preschool Teacher, Kansas City, KS … Continue
Educational Resources for Parents Working from Home How to homeschool during the coronavirus crisis Today offered these free resources that kids will love Sadlier Free ELA and math resources Kids Activities Blog Huge list of educational options that are currently offering free subscriptions Scholastic Learn at home options sorted by grade Prenda Home-based schooling. Provides … Continue