80 episodes

Realtors Jen Justus and Erik Juergensen interview top professionals from the industries and organizations that encircle real estate, all with the goal to provide transparency and education to you, buyers and sellers of homes.

Get Real KC Erik & Jen

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    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

Realtors Jen Justus and Erik Juergensen interview top professionals from the industries and organizations that encircle real estate, all with the goal to provide transparency and education to you, buyers and sellers of homes.

    Tim Carlson - Owner of Five Star Painting

    Tim Carlson - Owner of Five Star Painting

    Need to spruce things up?  Just slap a coat of paint on it...right?  WRONG!!  While many people paint as a DIY project, there are some great reasons to consider a professional when it comes to your painting projects.  From obvious considerations like choosing the right quality and type of paint, to the massive amount of prep work that excellent professional companies perform to get you the best and longest lasting surfaces in your home...it is all covered! (pun intended) Tim Carlson of Five Star Painting joins Jen & Erik to discuss all things prep and paint.  A valuable set of information for those considering a painting project, either on their own or by hiring a pro!

    • 40 min
    Fake News!! Breaking down the proposed NAR settlement and how it will likely affect you.

    Fake News!! Breaking down the proposed NAR settlement and how it will likely affect you.

    The news has been full of inflammatory speculations and complete untruths around the proposed National Association of Realtors® settlement of last year’s anti-trust lawsuit.  Jen & Erik break it down for you, so you can understand some of the specifics of the settlement as it stands today, and most importantly, you can understand the probable impacts to you as a buyer or seller. 
    Being informed about the market and the intricacies of your purchase or sale puts you in the best position to make your real estate transaction go as smoothly and effectively as possible.  That has always been our goal at Get Real KC!!

    • 35 min
    Shepherd Elder Law Managing Partner – Samantha Shepherd

    Shepherd Elder Law Managing Partner – Samantha Shepherd

    Ever wondered about how to make certain your home is dealt with the way you want after your gone?  Perhaps a home needs to be sold to pay for an aging parent who requires some form of assisted living.  Managing Partner of Shepherd Elder Law, Samantha Shepherd walks us through some of the steps you’ll want to take to prepare for these situations, and ramifications if you don’t.  Not just about housing, but Samantha also helps us understand issues around other assets, health concerns and so much more!
    Join Jen & Erik in this enlightening discussion with Samantha Shepherd, which provides real and valuable planning information for us all, regardless of our home ownership status or dreams.

    • 51 min
    Today‘s Dream (March 1st, 2024) - A bi-monthly look at what‘s going on right now in Kansas City real estate.

    Today‘s Dream (March 1st, 2024) - A bi-monthly look at what‘s going on right now in Kansas City real estate.

    Jen & Erik along with Dream Properties team member Becky Mullies get you up to date with what’s happening in the Kansas City area real estate market.  We also foray a little bit into some of our extensive work with investors, both buying to rent and rehab.  Catch up every other month in our Today’s Dream episodes!

    • 47 min
    Kansas City Councilman Wes Rogers

    Kansas City Councilman Wes Rogers

    By far the largest city in our metropolitan area, Kansas City Missouri has some unique challenges when it comes to housing. Councilman Wes Rogers joins Jen & Erik to discuss several city programs designed to deal with those challenges, as well as candid conversations around some of the more controversial ordinances the city has recently passed. The podcast closes with some of the amazing things that Kansas City does that make it a true gem in the midwest! 

    • 57 min
    Mortgages with Kailyn Richardson from LeaderOne Financial

    Mortgages with Kailyn Richardson from LeaderOne Financial

    Kailyn Richerdson from LeaderOne Financial joins Jen & Erik to discuss the ins and outs of home mortgages. Starting with the expectation of mortgage rates movement throughout the year, Kailyn delivers information on so many valuable topics…the difference between interest rate and APR, how to shop for mortgages with minimal impact on your credit score, how long it should take you to get pre-qualified, how soon you should get a picture of total closing costs, and much, much more!  So much great information, don't miss this podcast!

    • 47 min

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7 Ratings

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This is a great podcast and indispensable for anyone contemplating buying a home. I remember listening to the episode on—wait for it—title insurance and wondering how I was going to get through it. It was fascinating! Erik and Jen are not your typical transactional real estate people. They sincerely want their clients to get the home of their dreams and guide you skillfully through the process. Listen and subscribe!

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