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Information and News for the Kansas City North communities of Parkville, Liberty, Smithville, Platte City, Kearney, Gladstone, Riverside and Kansas City North of the River.
I've had several people refer clients to me this last year and they tell me, "I told them you were a good Christian man". I guess I always felt uneasy about this until after a mutual friend of mine told me, "I don't know why you worry about that Ron. Christians want to work with other Christian b...
Last week I posted an article about the amount of clients that I get relocating to the Kansas City area.  A great deal of the business I get for this is through on-line advertising and targeted relationships I've cultivated, but this last week when I posted on the Active Rain community I was actu...
About 3 months ago I went back to look at where all of my business has come from over the last two years to see if I could locate a tread.  The information that I gathered from this little exercise has completely changed the way I market myself and caused me to think differently about the type of...
"I called the listing agent, but she never returned my call."It never ceases to amaze me how many times I've heard this statement from buyers. Just this morning I received a phone call from someone I'd met almost 6 months ago. For whatever reason, she'd saved my business card but never called me....
How's the real estate market in Kansas City?  This is the number one question I get asked every single day.  I don't take it personally because I realize that most homeowners are concerned about the equity in their home and they hear all the negative news from the media that makes them worry.My r...
Strange but true.  Be sure to water your lawn in Utah!http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2007/09/19/intv.hill.lawn.arrest.cnn?iref=videosearch
You know, I've had the "pleasure" of working with several relocation companies in the last couple of years and although I love working with relocation clients, I've about had it with their relocation companies.I suppose it's bad enough that they "double dip" from both the company paying for their...
The Federal Reserve voted to cut the Fed Funds rate by a half-percentage point to 4.75 percent. This is the first time the central bank has cut the fed funds rate since June 2003. The Fed Funds rate affects a range of consumer loans, including home equity and mortgages. Lower mortgage rates would...
Last year, sellers in Alpine, N.J., took their lumps like the rest of those trying to unload their properties in today's real estate market. The borough (population: 2,200) saw sales volume plummet by nearly half. Only 19 homes were sold between July 2006 and June 2007, compared to 36 the year be...
As I said in my last post, "The trick to negotiating is getting more information. Typically the person that knows the most information has the biggest advantage. What's the best way to get more information?  Ask good questions.By asking questions right up front, you'll learn what's important to t...

Ron Henderson

Realtor in Kansas City
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smartphone(816) 651-9001
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