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    3 Cans & A Good Time Chili Cook-off Recap

    By Martin Taggart | February 3, 2023

    3 Cans & A Good Time Chili Cook-off Recap Giving back to the community is a priority of Team Real Estate, and one way we do that is by hosting our 3 Cans & A Good Time Happiest Hour. Every 8 weeks or so, we partner with several great sponsors from the Kansas City area... Read More

    Affordable Sustainable Housing Part 2: Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs)

    By Martin Taggart | January 27, 2023

    Affordable Sustainable Housing Part 2: Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs) Last week we started a 3-part series covering non-traditional building materials that have the ability to make an impact on affordability and sustainability. First we covered 3D printing. This week we’re talking about Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs). These forms are made of foam insulation sandwiched between... Read More

    Affordable Sustainable Housing Part 1: 3D Printed Homes

    By Martin Taggart | January 20, 2023

    Affordable Sustainable Housing Part 1: 3D Printed Homes Sustainability has been a hot topic over the last several years. Maybe you even find yourself wondering about the sustainability of a traditional home. Over the next three weeks, we will be covering three different building materials that could make a huge impact on both affordability and... Read More

    The Silent Housing Market Drivers

    By Martin Taggart | January 13, 2023

    The Silent Housing Market Drivers When it comes to discussing the housing market, most people want to focus on the supply/demand relationship. While supply and demand is a huge factor in determining whether we’re in a sellers’ or buyers’ market, there are also some “silent drivers” that affect the market. Let’s dive in. If you... Read More

    A Luxury 3 Floor Suite Inside Arrowhead Stadium. No, really!

    By Martin Taggart | January 6, 2023

    A Luxury 3 Floor Suite Inside Arrowhead Stadium. No, really! Happy Red Friday, Kansas City! We hope you’re ready to watch the Chiefs take on the Las Vegas Raiders tomorrow! This game was originally scheduled for Sunday but was flexed to tomorrow, so don’t miss it. I recently had the incredible opportunity to go on... Read More

    Make 2023 A Year To Remember

    By Martin Taggart | December 31, 2022

    Make 2023 A Year To Remember As I sit here looking out my office window, I see a sunny Winter day. But in a couple months, Spring will arrive. Soon, the trees will start to have leaves again and the grass will begin to green. Flowers will begin to bloom and the birds will begin... Read More

    Relationships And Intentional Gratitude This Holiday Season

    By Martin Taggart | December 23, 2022

    Relationships And Intentional Gratitude This Holiday Season The holiday season is a time that should be about family, friends, and relationships. A time of heartfelt smiles and surrounding yourself with those you care for, respect, and love. This year, I hope you’ll join me by simply being thankful. This may be a nerd alert, but... Read More

    December 3 Cans & A Good Time Event Recap!

    By Martin Taggart | December 9, 2022

    December 3 Cans & A Good Time Event Recap! This past Wednesday was our second “3 Cans & A Good Time Happiest Hour”, a fun networking event designed to create connections and give back to our community. Our beneficiary was once again New Hope Food Pantry, a local not-for-profit food pantry located in Olathe, KS.... Read More

    Why The 2008 Housing Crisis Will Not Repeat Itself

    By Martin Taggart | December 2, 2022

    Why The 2008 Housing Crisis Will Not Repeat Itself “I’m waiting on the wave of foreclosures to hit before I buy my new home”, Craig told friends at lunch yesterday. “Everyone knows the 2008 housing crisis will repeat, and when it does, I’ll be buying at a huge discount!” If you have the same assumptions... Read More

    An Attitude of Gratitude This Holiday Season

    By Martin Taggart | November 28, 2022

    An Attitude of Gratitude This Holiday Season An attitude of gratitude is all but guaranteed to create a happy home. And a happy business atmosphere. As we wrap up the Thanksgiving holiday, we would like to share with you some of the things Team Real Estate and Life In Style are grateful for this holiday... Read More