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5 Fun Winter Activities in Kansas City

Looking for something to do this winter? Kansas City is a fun town year-round! When the weather turns cold, try one of these 5 activities—perfect for wintry days.

Why Do You Need a Home Inspection?

A new home may be the biggest investment of your life. Before signing the dotted line, it’s worth your time and money to get a good home inspection.

Do I Need Scheduled Property Insurance for My Valuables?

If you keep special valuables at your house—such as antiques, firearms, jewelry, or collectibles—then you may need scheduled property insurance (also called collectibles insurance), in addition to your standard homeowner’s insurance policy.

  • Why Do You Need a Home Inspection?

    Why Do You Need a Home Inspection?

    A new home may be the biggest investment of your life. Before signing the dotted line, it’s worth your time and money to get a good home inspection.

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  • 6 Reasons to Buy a “Maintenance-Free” Home

    6 Reasons to Buy a “Maintenance-Free” Home

    When people think about buying a “maintenance-free” home, they usually imagine an over-65 community. But today, these homes are becoming popular for young families, single professionals, first-time home buyers—and just about anyone who would prefer not to spend their weekends mowing the lawn.

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  • Buy a New Home—or Existing Home?

    Buy a New Home—or Existing Home?

    There are lots of advantages to buying a brand-new home. But there are also advantages to buying an older, existing home. For first-time home buyers, here are a few things to consider—before making your final decision.

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  • Avoid These Common Mistakes—When Buying a New Home

    Avoid These Common Mistakes—When Buying a New Home

    According to an article published in The Washington Post, 1 in 4 homebuyers later experiences “buyer’s remorse” about their current home. Want to avoid making a mistake on your next home purchase? Here are the common mistakes many people cite when buying a new home.

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  • Helping Kids Cope with a Move

    Helping Kids Cope with a Move

    If you have children and are planning to move soon, consider that moving can be one of the most stressful events that a family can face—especially for your little ones. But you can help make it less stressful, with a few simple actions.

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  • 8 Great Reasons to Buy a New Home in Your 40’s and 50’s

    8 Great Reasons to Buy a New Home in Your 40’s and 50’s

    If you’re in your 40’s or 50’s, have you considered buying a new home? Here are 7 great reasons why it’s a perfect time to buy a new home now.

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