Marti Shuey's (mlsproteam) Blog

Real Estate Agent - Keller Williams Diamond Partners Inc
I was once one.  Without delving too terribly far into my personal life, lets just say that at one point in my life, I found myself in a position that I never, in my wildest dreams, thought I would be in... going through a tough divorce.  I had been a homemaker for almost 20 years, very active in...
If any of you are like me, you want to be as well rounded of an agent as possible.  That includes always being trained and ready for each situation.  I specialize in helping people in Olathe, KS and the Kansas City area buy and sell homes in foreclosure.  I work with more people who want to buy f...
Foreclosure is something that nobody ever wants to happen, but in today's changing ecomony it never hurts to always be educated.  Unfortunately, in Johnson County and especially here in Olathe, foreclosures are at an all time high.  Here are some ways to avoid foreclosure according to
Have you ever turned down business?  I have and man, it is hard to do, but in this business ingerity may be all you are left with at the end of the day.  I recently had a past client come into my office.  She and her husband had recently gotten divorced.  She wanted to know if it would be in her ...
Short Sales are foreclosures, but not all foreclosures are short sales.  Have you had your coffee yet?  Are you still with me?  Here's the difference:According to Elizabeth Weintraub of, A short sale occurs when a home owner is in foreclosure but before the property goes to public aucti...
Customer satisfaction is crucial part of my business, in fact one could argue that is the THE most important part of my business.  If I am not keeping my clients happy, whether they are buying a residential home in Olathe, a foreclosure in Missouri, or a bank owned property in Lenexa,  then I'm n...
Having been a real estate agent for over nine years, sometimes it is easy to forget that some people aren't clear on what bank owned properties are exactly.  Take a look at this article by Walt Harvey.  He does an excellent job explaining exactly what these properties are all about.  Walt and Arl...
18390 Butternut St Gardner, KSShows like a model!  Kitchen island and hanging pot rack stay.  There is a huge walk-in pantry and beautiful heatilator fireplace.  Also, the large corner lot with 3 car garage is amazing!  Additional room in the basement could be used as a bedroom!  Home is very wel...
Instant Equity. What does that mean really?  I just did a quick search for homes in Olathe, that are selling under appraised value.  I found over 20 homes, just in Olathe!  So why would homeowners sell under appraised value?  Here are some possibilities:1.  They have owned the home for many years...
I can't tell you how many clients call me asking about forclosure properties in Olathe, KS and the Kansas City area!  I love helping people out, but there are some important things I like to point out to my fellow foreclosure fiends:1.  Not all foreclosures in Olathe or in Kansas City are going t...

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