Kelly Krogmann's Blog Posts

6 Important Reasons Why You Should Never Buy Or Sell Alone

6 Important Reasons Why You Should Never Buy Or Sell Alone Having been in real estate since 2004 I keep thinking I have heard and seen it all, but then someone else's story pops up and my team

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Study Shows “Millennials Deserve More Credit”

When it comes to talking about millennials, there are many stereotypes out there that have influenced the way the public feels about the generation. Whether it’s the assumption that

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Cascades Townhome Gets A kbTV Makeover - FINALE

Cascades Townhome Gets A kbTV Makeover - FINALEAll renovations have been completed and EVEN BETTER - this home went under contract in under 24 hours of being listed! If you remember, this home

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Cascades Townhome Gets a kbTV Makeover - Episode 2

Today Kim walks through to show the process of this home's makeover. Different contractors working on different things - updating the flooring, fixtures, giving the entire kitchen a facelift..

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HGTV? Haha, NOPE - It's kbTV!

Ever wondered what it takes to get a house ready for the market and what Realtors are thinking as they walk through prior to listing? One of our passions at the Kim Barber Group is to assist our

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Watch This Oakton Home Transform!

Inherited Home Renovation ProjectLet's check out what's going on... Next Phase Third PhaseAnd Finally...Click Here To See The Final

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If You Are Thinking of Selling - ACT NOW!

Definitely an aggressive headline. However, as the final data on the 2017 housing market rolls in, we can definitely say one thing: If you are considering selling, IT IS TIME TO LIST YOUR HOME!How

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Thinking of Selling? Now is the Perfect Time

It is common knowledge that a great number of homes sell during the spring-buying season. For that reason, many homeowners hold off on putting their homes on the market until then. The question is

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4 Reasons To Buy This Winter

Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today instead of waiting.1. Prices Will Continue to RiseCoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index reports that home prices have

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2017 By The Numbers (and Smiles)

Our 2017 was pretty stellar!We thank you for choosing us!Check out this video as we share some of the stories and smiles we got to be a part of! 2017 was a big year for us. We helped our

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Home Prices Up 7% from Last Year

According to CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index, national home prices have appreciated by 7.0% from October 2016 to October 2017. This marks the second month in a row with

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61% of First Time Buyers Put Down Less Than 6%

According to the National Association of Realtors’ latest Realtors Confidence Index, 61% of first-time homebuyers purchased their homes with down payments below 6% from October

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We knew it, but did you know it? Buying is cheaper than renting? What?!

According to ATTOM Data Solutions’ 2018 Rental Affordability Report, “buying a median-priced home is more affordable than renting a three-bedroom property in 240 of 447 [or 54%

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Why Is There So Much Paperwork Required To Get A Mortgage?

Why is there so much paperwork mandated by the lenders for a mortgage loan application when buying a home today? It seems that they need to know everything about you and requires

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US Housing Inventory Crunch Continues...List Today!

Every winter, families across the country decide if this will be the year that they sell their current houses and move into their dream homes.Mortgage rates hovered around 4% for all of

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5 Reasons to Sell During The Winter

Here are five reasons listing your home for sale this winter makes sense.1. Demand Is StrongThe latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows

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Happy Thanksgiving from Us

Buying A Home? Search Homes Like A RealtorSelling A Home? Check Out Our Free Home Value ReportWe, at the Kim Barber Group, have so much to be thankful for and we wanted to take a moment to share a

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What Effect Will The New Tax Code Have On Your Real Estate?

Every month, CoreLogic releases its Home Price Insights Report. In that report, they forecast where they believe residential real estate prices will be in twelve months.Below is

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Common Loan Programs You Might Use

Buying A Home? Search Homes Like A RealtorThinking of Selling? Check Out Our Free Home Value Report     There are many different kinds of home purchasing programs and many different

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