Entries by Jane Loeber

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 […]

First Quarter Statistics

First Quarter statistics are out from the Randolph County Multiple Listing Service!  Sales remain steady during the first quarter with 54 sales this time last year.  The sales volume has improved, with $5.06 million in 2016.  The average residential sales price in 2016 was $98,754, which shows strong sales prices.  The median sales price in […]

How to get your House Ready to Sell

How to get your House Ready to Sell Selling your house is super stressful and can be very difficult. There are so many things that need to get done! Painting, prepping, patching, perfecting… and that’s just before you list it. Then you have to get it spotless and take photographs for the listing. Who should […]

I Can’t Believe It’s Been 20 Years Already!!!!

Just reminiscing a bit today…our office is finishing up 20 years in business in the Moberly area market and starting our 21st year in 2017. Many of you do not know that my parents started Advantage Real Estate and were experienced real estate agents moving here from the Houston Texas area. They had 3 successful […]

Why Do Real Estate Agents Ask If You’re Pre-approved?

Have you ever walked into an open house, or called a real estate agent about a listing, and within minutes, they’re asking you if you are “pre-approved” for a mortgage? If you haven’t, then you have never walked into an open house or called an agent. Or at least enough of them… Just wait. It’ll […]

A Simplified Guide to Your Home Inspection – Part 1

A Simplified Guide to Your Home Inspection – Part 1       If you are under contract to purchase a home, congratulations! Of course, you are excited and a little nervous, too. Your physical inspection can be especially nerve-wracking. In a short amount of time, you will receive more information than you can process, […]

Kitchen Mini Makeover

3 Ways To Give Your Kitchen A Mini Makeover Your kitchen is often the heart and soul of your home. It’s where many homeowners spend a significant amount of their time – preparing meals for friends and family, trying out new recipes or just gathering their loved ones for a glass of wine and a […]

What Does MLK Have To Do With Real Estate?

What Does MLK Have To Do With Real Estate? Fill in the blank… “I have a _________…” I’m about 100% sure I can guess what word you chose. Was it “dream”?                   Good chance it was. We all know this line from Martin Luther King, Jr.’s famous […]

Real Estate 2017: What to Expect

  Real Estate 2017: What to Expect   One of the most common questions we get at this time of year is, “What’s going on in the market?” It’s not just potential buyers and sellers who are curious; homeowners always want reassurance their home’s value is going up. The good news is the American real […]

2016 Year In Review

2016 Year In Review   Well folks, the stats are out!  2016 finished strong with steady growth in the residential market.  The image below shows statistics for 2016 compared to 2015.  It’s amazing to see how steady the numbers were! 2017 is looking to be a banner year as well, now that we have a […]

8 Scams to watch out for this Holiday Season

8 Scams to Watch Out For This Holiday Season   The holidays are a happy time for celebrating with family, friends, and co-workers. Unfortunately, this time of year can also be turned sour by a wide variety of clever frauds, unauthorized debit and credit card transactions, and bogus person-to-person scams. By the end of 2015, […]

Puppies for Sale

Puppies for Sale                 A store owner was tacking a sign above his door that read “Puppies for Sale.”  Signs like that have a way of attracting small children, and sure enough, a little boy appeared under the store owner’s sign.  “How much are you going to sell […]

10 Recipes for a Peaceful Christmas Season

by Joyce Meyer Christmas is a beautiful and amazing time of the year—at time to celebrate the birth of Christ. One of the ways we do that is by giving and receiving gifts. But we live in a society where “being too busy” is applauded. And so it’s very easy to get wrapped up in […]