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By Chris Lengquist, Kansas City Real Estate Investing
(Ad Astra Realty)
Comments 10
One of my Kansas City real estate investors owns an investment property that is turning on him.  And not turning for the good.  So this is a lesson post.  A "what to watch out for" post, if you will.This investor bought a home that needed quite a bit of rehab.  Since there wasn't quite enough mar...

By Fran White, Kansas City North Real Estate, 816-682-3897
(North Kansas City Real Estate, Reece and Nichols Residential)
Comments 5
Kansas City's Irish Festival will take place once again this year at Crown Center on August 31st thru September 2nd.It's a grand ole' time with everything Irish:  music, food, dancing, clothing, jewelry, decor.From the size of the crowd you'd think everyone who's Irish in Kansas City attends!  Th...

By Chris Lengquist, Kansas City Real Estate Investing
(Ad Astra Realty)
Comments 11
So I'm out pre-viewing properties yesterday afternoon in the Waldo neighborhood of Kansas City. A property I was most particularly interested in was a 2 bedroom, 1 bath and 1 car detached garage being offered at just under $60,000. That's way under market and I wanted to know why.When I get there...

By Chris Lengquist, Kansas City Real Estate Investing
(Ad Astra Realty)
Comments 11
 See, I can tell who watches the national news and/or cable news networks. They are constantly asking me about the real estate bubble bursting and how bad is the market? Here I have actual proof of the Great Kansas City Housing Bubble Burst of 2007. From today's Kansas City Star they report that ...

By Lucent Lending
(Lucent Lending)
Comments 1
Customer Service for Hard Money Loan Programs You're going to be or already are busy looking for investment opportunities and juggling the logistics of renovating your properties. That's why we strive to provide the highest level of customer service in the industry. Our regional loan officers go ...

By Chris Lengquist, Kansas City Real Estate Investing
(Ad Astra Realty)
Comments 1
 We all learned from a young age the importance of sharing. But now I want to talk to you about sharing in a matter than can be profitable to you and me. I'm talking about Equity Sharing for Kansas City real estate investing purposes.This blog is blessed with readers from around the country. The ...

By Kurt Jackson
(KJ Financial)
Comments 51
I was reading Bryant Tutas blog http://../../blogsview/165445/American-Home-Mortgage-what so there has been quite a bit of discussion on what happened to AHM and I haven't seen a description here of what actually happened.  So I thought I would try. This is pretty much how Barry Habib described i...

By Chris Lengquist, Kansas City Real Estate Investing
(Ad Astra Realty)
Comments 2
Rental property in the Kansas City area can come in all shapes and sizes.  The great thing about this market is that rental properties can be;- Apartments.- Fourplexes.- Triplexes.- Duplexes.- Single Family Homes.Now, if you are reading this and you are a California based real estate investor (or...

By Robert Mayo, CAI, AARE, ATS, CAGA
(Mayo Auction & Realty - Your Kansas City Auctioneer)
Comments 4
REAL ESTATE AUCTION.Saturday August 18th - 10:00am.Property Previews: Sunday Aug. 12th 12 - 1:30pm Wednesday Aug. 15th From 6:00 - 7:30pm 3805 E. 98th Terrace; Kansas City, MO 64137.Click Here For More InfoThis spacious brick home is conveniently located on a large treed lot that backs up to a pe...

By Ben Edsall
(Turn-Key Properties LLC, Missouri and Kansas Real Estate)
Comments 3
Once again the monster of landlord licensing raises it ugly head in KC. As a Realtor who works entirely in the investment property sector of our economy I have an in-depth knowledge of this beast. While I do not own or invest in investment property I mange hundreds of rental units, throughout the...

By Chris Lengquist, Kansas City Real Estate Investing
(Ad Astra Realty)
Comments 2
There simply is no place more beautiful or romantic than Kansas City's Country Club Plaza at Christmas.  I've had the good fortune of seeing New York's Rockefeller Center and Washington's National Tree lighting ceremony.But Kansas City's one great contribution to Christmas is The Plaza.  Photos j...

By DAN REEDY, Over 2000 Deals Closed Since 2005!
(MoreKc1)
Comments 5
WHERE CAN YOU BUY A POSITIVE CASH FLOWING RENTAL PROPERTY WITH 10-20% EQUITY? KANSAS CITY MISSOURI!   Not only does it have great BBQ, blues, major league sports, museums, NASCAR, and the most fountains than any other city in the U.S., it is an untapped real estate investment market! The time has...

By Chris Lengquist, Kansas City Real Estate Investing
(Ad Astra Realty)
Comments 6
I began my real estate career in late May of 2002 with no clue that I would be working primarily with real estate investors before too long.  Like so many inexperienced real estate agents I grabbed a sign and held an open house that first weekend.  The listing belonged to my broker.  The house be...

By Robert Mayo, CAI, AARE, ATS, CAGA
(Mayo Auction & Realty - Your Kansas City Auctioneer)
Comments 0
Every year we look forward to taking a trip somewhere different and spending time learning, relaxing, making new friends and visiting with old friends. The event each year that allows us to do this is The National Auctioneers Association annual Conference & Show. This year the National Auctioneer...

By Chris Lengquist, Kansas City Real Estate Investing
(Ad Astra Realty)
Comments 14
Real Estate Investing Lessons As many of my more loyal readers know I am a private pilot, though I'm not presently current. And the comparisons between real estate investing and my period of learning to fly are oddly similar. Not in function but in training and application.Each day I wake up, che...

By Robert Mayo, CAI, AARE, ATS, CAGA
(Mayo Auction & Realty - Your Kansas City Auctioneer)
Comments 3
 In addition to conducting real estate auctions in Kansas City, we also conduct many fun and exciting specialty auctions from our facility in the heart of Kansas City located at 8253 Wornall Road. The following auction is a good opportunity for both new and experienced coin collectors. Bring the ...

By Robert Mayo, CAI, AARE, ATS, CAGA
(Mayo Auction & Realty - Your Kansas City Auctioneer)
Comments 32
My participation here on active rain has diminished since last week, and for a very good reason.On June 27th at 1:04pm my Wife Aileen gave birth to our first child, Lincoln Robert Mayo. He was 9 pounds and is already ruling the Mayo household.I wanted to share this news and a photo of the new guy...

By Chris Lengquist, Kansas City Real Estate Investing
(Ad Astra Realty)
Comments 8
 Kansas City"Kansas City" is a signature song for this town.  Take a moment and read through the lyrics.  And then help me answer the questions the song raises at the bottom of the page.Artist: Wilbert Harrison Lyrics I'm going to Kansas City, Kansas City here I comeI'm going to Kansas City, Kans...

By Chris Lengquist, Kansas City Real Estate Investing
(Ad Astra Realty)
Comments 3
This is what Kansas City real estate investors do NOT need.I received this email from KCRAR. That's Kansas City Regional Association of REALTORS. I am in full agreement that we do not want, nor do we need rental licensing in Kansas City, MO for investment property owners and/or their rental prope...

By Robert Mayo, CAI, AARE, ATS, CAGA
(Mayo Auction & Realty - Your Kansas City Auctioneer)
Comments 0
We are getting very close to setting a date for our next multi-property real estate auction event in Kansas City.If you are a real estate agent and have a motivated seller with a property located anywhere in the Kansas City metropolitan area, give me a call to discuss how you can help your seller...

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