Rising Interest Rates, what it really means

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So you’ve heard interest rates are on the rise. But what does this really mean? Essentially, it means you have less buying power when obtaining a mortgage. Your money simply doesn’t go as far as it did 1 year ago. You can’t leverage as much house on the mortgage as you could this time last year. Let’s break it down …

Selling St. Louis ft. Angels’ Arms

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ADTV shoot #2.. CHECK! We wrapped up shooting for our second segment of Selling St. Louis earlier this month, and we’re so excited for you to check it out in September! Stay tuned for more details on the anticipated air date! In the meantime, here’s a little bit about our day, and what you can expect to see in our …

Splish Splash

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If you’re anything like us and you love spending time outside with your kids but don’t love this STL heat…keep reading! With the weather getting hotter and hotter, splash pads are the perfect place to spend the day! Pack a lunch, grab your towels & kids swimsuits-or even just an extra change of clothes-and spend the afternoon at one of …

We’re going to be on TV!

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Meet your newest co-hosts of  Craig Sewing’s show, American Dream TV’s Selling St. Louis! We’re honored to have been chosen to be the voice of St. Louis neighborhoods for this EMMY nominated show about real estate and lifestyle. Unlike many other shows out there about real estate, ADTV focuses on positive stories with the goal of educating and empowering their …

Meet Taryn!

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The KBCO team has expanded once again x2! Taryn has recently joined the team as one of KBCO’s newest Partner Agents! Join us in welcoming Taryn Burks to the team. Get to know Taryn with a fun Q & A below! Q1: What interested you in real estate? My brother and dad are both in the real estate industry in the …

Meet Maggie!

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The word is out… The KBCO team has expanded once again! Join us in welcoming Maggie Clubb to the team. Get to know Maggie with a fun Q & A below! Q1: What interested you in real estate? The desire to build relationships and to learn about people who are experiencing life changes.  It’s rewarding to wear the professional real …

Open House How To

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Most of us have attended an Open House before. It’s fun to be the nosey neighbor or casual looker on a warm Sunday afternoon! As the homeowner, however, some work goes into preparing for a successful event! Here’s what you can do as a seller to make the most of your Open House: Invite your neighbors! Let them know your …

Tips to Prepare for House Hunting

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In today’s fast-paced market, it’s more important than ever to be prepared when you begin your home search. Here are some ways to keep the house hunting process running smoothly: Clear your schedule & be ready to view homes ASAP! Stay flexible and be prepared to tour a home as soon as it becomes available because listings aren’t staying on the …

Meet Jaclyn!

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Jaclyn recently joined KB Collective as our new Transaction Coordinator. We are so excited to have her as part of the team and for the experience she’s bringing into the roll! Get to know Jaclyn with a fun Q & A below! Q1: What interested you in real estate? I knew that I had a real interest in real estate …

Inclusions & Exclusions

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Does it stay or does it go? Inclusions and exclusions can be a tricky point when it comes to buying or selling a home. We always encourage our sellers to make decisions early in the process about what items they plan to include in the sale of the home, and what items they would like to take with them. Similarly …