Krisan Mitchell's (krisanmitchell) Blog

Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker All American
Thoughts on all aspects of Residential Real Estate- some funny, some inspiring, some disastrous!
Raymore, MO is a suburb in the southern part of the Kansas City Metro Area.Currently, there are 127 active  single family listings within the 64083 zip code, with a median price of $263,745. Compare this to homes that have sold or gone off the market, with list dates of roughly a year ago(May 1, ...
Today, this 4 bedroom, 1.5 bath home will be open from 1-4, as part of a wider Raytown Open House event.More information can be found here In the seller's words:Located in Kansas City, but in the Ray...
From a day, when I had had enough, and the thought of one more thing was making me crazy. When I wrote this, every word was true, and my intent was to write it and delete. From a week's perspective, I decided that it wasn't all bad, and that I had actually learned something.Please grit your teeth...
I don't know about you, but when I am re-telling a story, or putting words into my dog's mouth, I hear voices. My dog often sounds like Hugh Jackman as Wolverine, as he is hunting small animals in the cats sound like the characters from Beauty and the Beast, as they jump around the livi...
I noticed about 5 years ago that I would come home from a long, disappointing day at the office, and do everything but kick the dog because it was that bad...and it wasn't the family(or the dog's fault). I complained about the economy, the unreasonable clients, and the unprofessional agents.  I f...
Yay! You have a contract on your house! You are moving! Slow down, not so fast- there are some "what if's" that can happen. It is this apparent down time that confuses both buyers and sellers- and they all come back to the Realtor, who is like a quarterback. Or if you like business analogies more...
Like millions of stressed out people, I practice a bit of escapism in the land of Candy. Recently, during one of my problem solving sessions(in the shower), I was pondering some issues I've had with a transaction. I realized that there were lessons I learned from Crushing that translate into Real...
I recently became active in using a blog- as in today!- and saw that there is a current challenge going on- 30 blog posts in 30 days. Through the month of November, the challenge is to create, write and post a blog for each day. "That sounds like fun", said the part of my brain that loves a chall...
Buying a home is an exciting process. Even if you've purchased a home before, the process can throw even the most even-keeled person for a loop!   Here are 5 things Homebuyers DON'T expect- but if you know in advance, it makes for a smoother experience.   1. Homebuying is - really, really stressf...
Hoping I can get some help- A quiet listing of mine is talking to someone about "rent to own". Prospective buyer is saying that 3 years is a common term for such contracts. Buyer appears to have good credit and rental history, but is unable to buy now because of custody issues and court costs. I ...

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