Confessions from the Wichita Real Estate Lady

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Real Estate Sales Representative - Realty world Alliance
Musings, tips and tricks from an Associate Broker that specializes in short sales, hardship situations and incredible buyers and sellers in Sedgwick County Kansas.
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09/14/2011
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PMI COMPANY KILLING A SHORT SALE?  STOP THEM COLD! I have gotten more calls from around the country about this horrible situation plaguing many short sales.... All the pieces of the puzzle finally come together:  The seller is agreeable; the buyer has stuck it out and is still hanging in; the tit...
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MAIZE KANSAS GIVES HUGE NEW HOME TAX INCENTIVES Last night (ok it was 2 nights ago; but it's still is really cool!), the Maize, Kansas city council approved a set of tax incentives to encourage new home construction as well as other kind of building in the city. The net result, according to the c...
08/19/2011
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03/13/2011
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