Category: kc real estate (19)

whitney meinersJoin us in welcoming Whitney Meiners to our team! Whitney brings a strong sense of community pride to Bradshaw Ghavami Group, as well as a natural ability to put clients first. A long-time Kansas City resident, Whitney received her Bachelor of Science degree in Child and Family Development at Missouri State University in Springfield, Mo. and her Master of Arts degree in Early Childhood Curriculum and Instruction at University of Missouri, Kansas City. Whitney went on to complete her Juris Doctor degree at Washburn University in Topeka. Her prior work experience ranges from legal case work and mediation to development for area non-profits.

Whitney’s enthusiasm for Kansas City and its myriad communities, combined with the excitement of home ownership for others, led her to embark on a career in real estate in 2017 when she joined our team. As a home owner and real estate investor, Whitney shares her skills as a trained advisor, advocate and mediator to help our clients invest in real estate. Her legal and mediation training taught Whitney to be a focused listener and fierce, yet fair advocate. You will find Whitney’s business approach to be direct and client focused. Her hometown pride is contagious and Whitney is excited to help more people make the Kansas City area their hometown! She is licensed to represent you in both Kansas and Missouri.

Whitney lives with her husband, Gerard, in Kansas City, Mo. The couple enjoys supporting locally-owned restaurants and businesses around their neighborhood in the Waldo and Brookside communities. Whitney has worked with a variety of local non-profit organizations both in professional roles, and as a volunteer. Whitney has shared her time and talents as a volunteer for Heartland Therapeutic Riding and CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates). We hope you’ll reach out to Whitney soon or keep her in mind for your future real estate needs! You can reach her at whitney@bgsellskc.com or 913.669.4624.

Summerfield Overland Park Homes for Sale

Looking at Overland Park homes for sale? Don’t miss this gorgeous home in an established neighborhood at 10587 Gillette Street. This Summerfield home greets you with mature trees and a neat, tidy curb appeal. The home received fresh exterior paint and painted garage doors in 2015! The side split home offers 3 bedrooms and 2.1 baths. Vaulted ceilings on the main level enhance the bright and airy feel!

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Overland Park Homes for Sale  Overland Park Homes for Sale

This move-in-ready home features beautiful finishes, so you can just settle in and make it home! A good-sized kitchen is ready for entertaining! The eat-in kitchen has space for a table, and plenty of cabinets for storage. The Samsung microwave and oven are stainless steel and stay with the home. Bamboo hardwoods flow across the living room and bedrooms, and large windows let in loads of natural light! Window treatments include Levolor and Bali blinds. A sliding door off the dining room leads to the back deck!

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Overland Park Homes for Sale  Overland Park Homes for Sale

The home also boasts new carpet on 2 sets of stairs and the lower level great room. The master suite features an elegant tray ceiling with fan, and a beautifully updated bath. The finished walk-out basement includes surround sound – great for parties, movies or the big game! Enjoy time outdoors with family and friends on the deck overlooking the green, landscaped yard. An Old Republic home warranty is in place until May 2018.

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OVERLAND PARK HOMES FOR SALE: LANDSCAPING & LOCATION

New landscaping with retaining walls really set this home apart! You’ll also appreciate a new driveway, stamped concrete path and backyard slab. There’s also a new fence on the front of the house and the south side of the backyard. A sprinkler system supports lawn maintenance, and new gutters with leaf guards help protect drainage.

Overland Park Homes for Sale  Overland Park Homes for Sale

The home is located within the Shawnee Mission School District and is served by Rosehill Elementary, Indian Woods Middle School and Shawnee Mission South High School. It also offers convenient access to the 103rd Street corridor, as well as I-435, US-69 highway and I-35 for commutes. Call Majid for a private tour today – 913.980.2434! You can always reach BGG at 913.402.2599.

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Meet Melody!

melody ghavami bradshaw ghavami groupMeet Melody Ghavami! Melody’s outgoing personality and caring demeanor recently led her to a career in real estate. Before joining Bradshaw Ghavami Group, Melody spent the past 20 years dedicated to the healthcare industry, first as a nurse, then in leadership and management. Through this experience, Melody developed solid business management skills that translate to her role on our team. Melody applies her business management experience to Bradshaw Ghavami Group to support continued growth.

Melody joined the team in March 2017, and this summer earned her real estate license in both Kansas and Missouri. She serves as a partner on our team focused on business development and group management, and will also work directly with our clients in transactions and sales. Melody lived in the Northland for 31 years, and has a strong knowledge of the area, specifically Liberty. She now lives in Knightsbrooke at Nottingham in Overland Park with her husband, Majid, and four children between them. When you or someone you know is buying or selling in either area, call on Melody’s resident expert experience!

In addition to her passion for helping others, Melody has an eye for décor and is savvy with home improvements – skills she is happy to share with you! Your home is one of the biggest financial investments you will make, and Melody is committed to helping you find a home you will love and take pride in.

In her free time, Melody enjoys cooking and attending area sporting events. Get to know Melody by reaching out to melody@bgsellskc.com or 816.868.6615!

It’s been a busy summer at Bradshaw Ghavami Group! We were recently named among the Kansas City Business Journal’s Top 25 teams. In fact, we were the only team recognized for both residential and commercial business! While we are proud of this accomplishment, we also remain focused on maintaining our high level customer service as we continue to grow. With that, we’re excited to announce the addition of Jessica Jasa as an agent on our team!Jessica Jasa

Jessica has been with Bradshaw Ghavami Group since 2012, serving as our marketing manager, and received her Kansas real estate license in 2013. This summer, she earned her Missouri license and transferred her license from the referral network to our office. Jessica has 17 years of professional experience in writing and communications, and knows how to make our listings stand out among the rest! Jessica is a graduate of the University of Kansas and earned a journalism degree in business communications. She uses her knowledge of the industry and Kansas City market to ensure our marketing efforts are both strategic and meaningful. Jessica will continue to market our listings through a variety of social channels, including our team blog, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. You can rely on her strong marketing background to get your listing excellent exposure!

Jessica is a life-long Kansas City resident and currently lives in south Olathe in Stonebridge Meadows with her husband, Mike, and three children, Henry, Jack and Anna. She is active in her neighborhood’s board of advisors and social committee, and also enjoys running and volunteering. Join us in welcoming Jessica to her expanded role! You can reach her anytime at jessica@bgsellskc.com or 913.486.1281.

find a lenderSo, you’ve decided to buy a new house and are eager to get out and start looking. That’s fantastic and we hope to have the opportunity to help guide you! But in all honesty, there are a few things you need to do before you begin a serious search, and one of them is to start on your financing. This is a biggie – especially given the current market conditions.

Inventory across Kansas City is super low and demand is high. This is putting many buyers in competitive circumstances. In this environment, sellers are less likely to accept a contingent offer. So, you need to have your house sold or at the very least listed, if you are not in a position to buy without a contingency. Sellers are also not going to consider an offer without a preapproval letter. This will be provided to you by the lender you select.

KANSAS CITY LENDERS

We work with a variety of lenders on a regular basis. If you need a couple of referrals, we can help with that. We recommend our buyers talk with at least two lenders before making a commitment to ensure you are getting the best loan package for your needs. Overall, you’ll probably find rates to be very similar. So, what you need to do is look at the details – pay attention to different fees that might be part of the deal.

We get that this isn’t the “fun” part of buying a home, but trust us that this is really important right now! When you’re out touring homes and walk into “the one” you want to be able to put your best, most solid offer forward. And with homes moving quickly, there isn’t a lot of time to get all of this together before submitting an offer. Unfortunately, there just isn’t a lot of give on these terms right now. A clean, strong contract is key and we have lots of experience presenting offers and managing the negotiations that follow.

What might seem overwhelming to you is everyday business for us. We have lots of trusted contacts to get the finance piece rolling for you. And we are well prepared to get your home market-ready and listed fast! Bring us in the loop early and the whole process will be much easier and less time-consuming for you. Call us to schedule a meeting TODAY at 913.402.2599!

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