Entries by Jane Loeber

What Does MLK Have To Do With Real Estate?

    Fill in the blank… “I have a _________…” It doesn’t take a psychic to know what word you chose. Was it “dream”? Good chance it was. We all know this line from Martin Luther King, Jr.’s famous speech. So when we hear those first three words, it sort of naturally comes to mind. […]

5 Tricks to Keep Your Pipes from Exploding This Winter

#1 Turn On Your Faucets If the temperatures have dropped into freezing and intend to stay there, turning on your faucets — both indoors and out — can keep water moving through your system and slow down the freezing process. There’s no need to waste gallons of water: Aim for about five drips per minute. […]

3 Brilliant Hacks to Make Snow Shoveling Less Miserable

You are guaranteed to shovel  snow while living in Moberly MO.  There are, however, ways to make the process much easier. Here are three simple hacks to make the morning after a snowfall much less stressful. #1 Spray Your Shovel with Cooking Oil Snow sticking to your shovel makes an already arduous task even more […]

A Few Quick-and-Easy Winterizing Tips For Your Home

Here’s a few tips from your friendly locally-owned real estate company in Moberly, MO. Advantage Real Estate. Buy a $3 Protector for Your Outdoor Faucet Here in Randolph County, the temperatures can drop drastically to dangerous levels. A tiny $3 prevention could save a lot of money later. A little frozen water can do an […]

Vintage Market Showcasing in Moberly, MO

On Saturday Sept. 29 from 10 am till 3 pm in downtown Moberly, our community is showcasing its first ever Vintage Market called Junk Junktion!  It will be in the 400 block of W. Reed Street.                   There promises to be some interesting vintage pieces you might […]

Found the Perfect home? Act quickly!

You’ve found “the one.”  It’s perfect.  Then someone comes along to spoil it.  Suddenly you’re in a multiple offer situation. Sound familiar?  These days we’re seeing more and more multiple offer situations.  It’s a supply and demand that in many price ranges is favoring the seller.  So what should you do it you’ve found “the […]

Why do I need a Realtor if I’m “just looking”?

We meet a lot of people in this business.  Some on their way to new towns, and some arriving in Moberly to make a new start.  I’ve observed that MANY people simply do not understand the role the real estate licensee plays when helping a buyer in the process of buying a home.  The real […]

Check out this ranch home on 41 acres!

Discover the joys of country life with this 3 BR 2 BA ranch home with walkout basement!               It has a secluded location at the end of a dead end road with 41 acres m/l.               Keep some cows or horses on this […]

Selling your home? Budget-friendly improvements

Everyone wants to get top dollar for the home they are selling. 2. Here’s a few budget-friendly tips I’ve learned and observed… Crown molding at the ceiling makes a room look higher-end             Moldings can be simple or ornate, but don’t they really crisp up a room. 2. Hang quality […]

Wanting to put down roots?

  Arbor Day is one of those days that we all know about. But how many of us really go out and plant a tree every year? Planting a tree is a great thing to do. There are just so many other things that demand our time, attention, and money, that it isn’t something that […]

5 Tips to Prepare Your Home for Sale

5 Tips to Prepare Your Home for Sale Image: Jose Luis Pelaez Inc/Blend Images/Getty Images Working to get your home ship-shape for showings will increase its value and shorten your sales time. Many buyers today want move-in-ready homes and will quickly eliminate an otherwise great home by focusing on a few visible flaws. Unless your […]

Entryway Storage Ideas

7 Genius Entryway Storage Ideas to Get You Out the Door Faster Creating personalized bins is a good start. It’s so easy (and so unfair) how quickly your entryway can go from clean to chaos — and that chaos makes trying to get out the door brutal. Think of all that time wasted hunting for […]

Commercial Opportunity!

Commercial Opportunity!   As you drive by 501 N. Ault St. in Moberly, MO you’ll find this 30×80 metal building available, currently zoned B-3 for general business.   Current use is a specialty outpatient clinic/school.                 The interior is large and open and has many potential uses: office, […]

6 Tasks Every Homeowner Should Do in November

It’s the spring cleaning of fall, so to speak. With guest season (also known as THE HOLIDAYS) coming at you fast and furious, you want to be sure your home is cozy, but with that fresh-as-spring feel — as opposed to that musty-damp-winter feel. Here’s how to make that happen (along with a few other timely tips): […]

How to Winterize Your Home

9 Tips for a Spring-Clean Home All Winter Long Get the dirt out of your home before you hunker down for winter’s worst. You know, when you think about it, we should be obsessing over fall cleaning instead of spring cleaning. After all, you’re about to shut yourself inside for months with all the dust […]