We Buy Houses in Kansas City - Before & After's on NE 51st in Kansas City

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Dec 26, 2022


Kansas/Missouri - Kansas City

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We talk to a lot of families who are helping Mom or Dad transition from their forever home to some sort of living situation where they can get the care they need.  Perhaps assisted living, perhaps with another family member.  They have a lot of questions about selling the forever home and one of the big ones is what kind of house do you buy?

You see many families are super busy helping Mom or Dad, often after their parent has had a health scare.  So they are dealing with everything that goes with that - doctor visits, sorting out medication, finding them a new place to live, figuring out finances and more.  Then there is the house sitting there that they know they need to sell.  But everything they've been told over the past 20 years or so is that you can't sell a house until you get it ready.  And they just don't have the time or energy and sometimes the money to deal with the whole getting the house ready thing.

So many will call us before at the beginning of the process and ask "What kind of houses do you buy"  trying to find out if Mom or Dad's house is what we are looking for.  

So today we want to share a few before and afters of a house we purchased on NE 51st Street in Kansas City Missouri in the video below.

This house was a typical split-entry home.  You walked in the front door and had a few steps up to the main floor with the Kitchen, Dining, Living Room, 3 Bedrooms and a Bathroom.  Then a few steps down to a Family Room (or Main 4th Bedroom), 2nd Bath, and Bonus Space.

The hardwoods were in rough shape, and there were peel-and-stick tiles over the hardwood floors in the kitchen.  The carpet was old and worn out with lots of ripples, The kitchen had no storage or counter space, so a whole new kitchen was in order.  We had a lot of other little updates including a good cleaning and fresh paint.  And since it was springtime we spend a bit of time cleaning up the front flower bed so it was ready to bloom for the new owners.

So what kind of houses do we buy - just about any house in the Kansas City Metro is a candidate.  We have bought houses built all the way back in the 1920s,.  We buy a lot built in the 1950s, '60s, and '70s.  But we buy newer homes too.  Generally, most are at least 10 to 15 years old as a totally brand new house usually does not need a lot of repairs and our services are not needed.

If you have questions about your Mom or Dad's house in the KC metro that you want to sell sooner rather than later and you don't want to waste your very valuable time on cleaning it out, fixing it up and "getting it ready" give us a call.  We would love to take a look at your home and make you a cash offer closing in about 30 days or on your time line.

Phone:  816-408-3600

Website:  www.kcmoHomeBuyer.com

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