Trust Us: You Don’t Want Pipes to Burst

    5 Tricks to Keep Your Pipes from Exploding this Winter How to prevent your pipes from freezing, even if you think they’ve already started to freeze. New homeowners may have heard that winterization is important, but in the hubbub of your first year living in a home you own (finally!), it can be […]

May 2016 Topeka Area Market Statistics

  Topeka Area Home Sales Rose in May Total home sales in the Topeka area rose by 9.2% last month to 343 units, compared to 314 units in May 2015. Total sales volume was $50.2 million, up 11.8% from a year earlier. The median sale price in May was $132,900, up from $129,500 a year earlier. Homes that sold […]

May 2016 Emporia Area Market Statistics

Emporia Area Home Sales Fell in May Total home sales in the Emporia area fell last month to 60 units, compared to 61 units in May 2015. Total sales volume was $7.1 million, down from a year earlier. The median sale price in May was $100,000, up from $97,500 a year earlier. Homes that sold in May were typically […]

Voice for Real Estate 43: Legislative Meetings and Flood Insurance

Voice for Real Estate: Legislative Meetings and Flood Insurance A critical time for real estate as thousands of REALTORS® come to Washington. Thousands of REALTORS® are coming to Washington for NAR’s Legislative Meetings to attend educational sessions and meet with their members of Congress and their staffs. That’s a top story in The Voice for Real […]

8 Things Your REALTOR® Is Doing Behind Your Back

Have you ever wondered what on Earth your real estate agent is doing behind your back? No, we don’t mean anything underhanded, naughty, or downright felonious—far from it, in fact. So relax. What we’re talking about is a mystery: In the sometimes confusing, occasionally hectic, and always stressful world of buying and selling, what are your […]