Entries by Jane Loeber

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 […]

6 Tasks That Every Smart Homeowner Does in October

6 Tasks That Every Smart Homeowner Does in October Why now’s the perfect time to replace appliances. The temps are starting to drop; the smell of wood smoke is in the air. Temps are more chilly than warm. That’s when veteran homeowners know it’s time to do these six things if they want to avoid […]

7 Home Remodeling Projects With Top-Dollar Returns

7 Home Remodeling Projects With Top-Dollar Returns Not all home improvements are created equal. These will reward you the most when it comes time to sell. Your home is in the perfect location, came at the perfect price, with the perfect lot. (Yay southern exposure!) But the home itself? Perfect isn’t the adjective you’d use. […]

Love the country?

Check out this one-of-a-kind property! The sunsets overlooking the lake are priceless! Imagine having your friends over…lots of room to entertain! Second level great room leads to the deck. The loft on the 3rd level could be an adventurous bedroom, perhaps? Your own private boat dock where you can fish to your heart’s content… Sets […]

4 Staging Secrets To Get Your House SOLD

4 Staging Secrets To Get Your House SOLD When you’re selling your home, one of the keys to successfully finding a buyer – and getting the best price for your home – is effectively staging. Staging refers to setting up your home in a way that maximizes its saleability to potential buyers and can involve […]