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By The Brad Papa Team, Olathe Real Estate Agents
(Realty Executives of Kansas City)
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The Olathe Public Library system has plans in the works to add another branch in northwest Olathe at College and Lone Elm. In addition, the plan calls for the renovation and expansion of the two existing facilities: Indian Creek and the Downtown Branch.. And it's not a small undertaking either as...

By The Brad Papa Team, Olathe Real Estate Agents
(Realty Executives of Kansas City)
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New Page 1 Discover money-saving secrets to buying a home! This seminar will show you step-by-step how to save time, effort & money when buying your next home. Anyone considering the purchase of a home will gain valuable insight from this seminar especially first time home buyers. Brad Papa has ...

By The Brad Papa Team, Olathe Real Estate Agents
(Realty Executives of Kansas City)
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According to a recent article by Martin Crutsinger, qualifying for a loan is getting even tougher. Recently 100% financing has all but disappeared in the Kansas City area and the Federal Reserve recently reported that even more banks are tightening standards on their loans, including home mortgag...

By The Brad Papa Team, Olathe Real Estate Agents
(Realty Executives of Kansas City)
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Parking downtown has always been difficult, but Olathe is hoping to change that with the newly opened parking garage on Chestnut and Loula. The new space provides 400 more spaces and is one of Olathe's first stops for downtown revitalization according to the Envision Olathe Downtown Plan. This pl...

By The Brad Papa Team, Olathe Real Estate Agents
(Realty Executives of Kansas City)
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Comparing sales in Olathe zip code 66061 in February and March 2008 shows a 42% increase in the number of units sold. While the number of units listed is up, so is the average sold price. February 2008Units Listed: 85Units Sold: 45 Sold Average: $218,765Average Days On Market: 57 March 2008Units ...

By The Brad Papa Team, Olathe Real Estate Agents
(Realty Executives of Kansas City)
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In just a few weeks the free concert series in Olathe kicks off! Grab your picnic basket and your friends and head out to Frontier Park to view some great entertainment! Rodney Crowell with special guest The Nace/Cate Brothers: Friday, May 30, 2008, 7:00pm, Frontier Park - 15501 Indian Creek Park...

By The Brad Papa Team, Olathe Real Estate Agents
(Realty Executives of Kansas City)
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Brad Papa's website http://www.papasinthehouse.com/has been updated so you are able to search for foreclosures in the Kansas City area. This search is made available through a partnership with RE/MAX, Webeveloper Reliance Network and foreclosure data provider RealtyTrac. The foreclosure search is...

By The Brad Papa Team, Olathe Real Estate Agents
(Realty Executives of Kansas City)
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The weather is finally getting warmer, and local farmers will soon be bringing their crops, plants, herbs and more to the various Farmer's Markets around the Kansas City area. The Olathe's Farmers' Market will open at 7 a.m. on Saturdays from May 3 through October 11.  The market is located at th...

By The Brad Papa Team, Olathe Real Estate Agents
(Realty Executives of Kansas City)
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 The lender is primarily looking at two factors in evaluating your qualification for a home loan.·  The funds you have available for a down payment·  Your continuing income for paying the monthly housing expensesThe lender will want to know if you have cash available for paying the down payment a...

By The Brad Papa Team, Olathe Real Estate Agents
(Realty Executives of Kansas City)
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Non-Pushy Attitude A home is a huge purchase, and a decision that you should be 100% comfortable making. We look at homes based on your desires; I don’t try to force you to like a home. We write a contract when you find YOUR dream home. We work at your pace and time schedule, not mine. Click her...

By The Brad Papa Team, Olathe Real Estate Agents
(Realty Executives of Kansas City)
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For your own safety, and to make sure you are getting your money's worth in the hoe you choose, using a processional home inspector is highly recommended. You can avoid or at least anticipate costly repairs to structural or mechanical systems by having an inspection.The sales contract specifies t...

By The Brad Papa Team, Olathe Real Estate Agents
(Realty Executives of Kansas City)
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Wondering what happens just before your house closes? While you are busy packing, your Olathe real estate agent is also very busy ensuring that your house closes on time. Prior to your closing, your Olathe real estate agent will be performing the following duties:1.  Confirming your mortgage loan...

By The Brad Papa Team, Olathe Real Estate Agents
(Realty Executives of Kansas City)
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Mayor Mike Copeland held his annual State of the City address a few days ago and it sounds like Olathe is doing great! Here are some great facts about Olathe:● Farmers Insurance announced in February the creation of 600 new jobs, bringing the company's presence in the city to more than 3,000. By...

By The Brad Papa Team, Olathe Real Estate Agents
(Realty Executives of Kansas City)
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When property is sold or refinanced, the lender and or buyer needs a preliminary title report to see exactly what liens and encumbrances are against the property. A copy of this report will be sent to you, your ender and your Olathe real estate agent, Brad Papa for review. Items that a preliminar...

By The Brad Papa Team, Olathe Real Estate Agents
(Realty Executives of Kansas City)
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At the time a written offer on a property is initiated, you will be required to make a depot in the form of a personal check. The amount deposited will be kept in the trust account of the listing Companies title company. The exception to this is the case of a builder on new construction. This mon...

By The Brad Papa Team, Olathe Real Estate Agents
(Realty Executives of Kansas City)
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In negotiating the purchase of your new Olathe home, the initial step will be to make an offer to purchase. This offer must be in writing and accompanies by a good faith estimate. The offer will include  ●  The amount you are willing to pay●  Financing Terms●  Any personal property specifically i...

By The Brad Papa Team, Olathe Real Estate Agents
(Realty Executives of Kansas City)
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New Page 1 During your home search, Brad Papa your licensed Olathe real estate agent will: ● Discuss the benefits and drawbacks of each Olathe home in relation to your specific needs ● Keep you informed on a regular basis ● Check the MLS database, which searches the entire Kansas City area and w...

By The Brad Papa Team, Olathe Real Estate Agents
(Realty Executives of Kansas City)
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New Page 1 It's time! You are ready to buy or sell in the Olathe real estate market, but you are now wondering how to you find a qualified, professional Olathe real estate agent? Here are some common ways people find agents: Word of mouth/referrals Family/friend in the business Someone You Know ...

By The Brad Papa Team, Olathe Real Estate Agents
(Realty Executives of Kansas City)
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New Page 1 Review Your Monthly Expenses: Take account of how much you spend and where. Can anything be cut back? After you analyze your expenses, you should then be able to come up with a monthly payment you are comfortable with. This is the amount you should take to your leader, NOT how much of...

By The Brad Papa Team, Olathe Real Estate Agents
(Realty Executives of Kansas City)
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1.  What Area's Do You Serve? Brad Papa is licensed in both Kansas and Missouri and has completed multiple transactions all over the Kansas City Area including Olathe, Overland Park, Lenexa, Leawood, Mission, Merriam, Johnson County, Kansas City, Waldo, Brookside...the list goes on and on. If yo...

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