What to Consider as a First-Time Homebuyer

Buying a home for the first time can be intimidating. Whether you’re fresh out of college or buying for the first time later in life, there are several things potential homeowners need to consider before making a purchase. Making a wrong decision when it comes to buying a home will not Read More

Our Franchise Conversion to Keller William Realty Black Hills

It has been nearly two years since we converted from Prudential Kahler Real Estate, to Keller Williams Realty Black Hills. During that time, I have been asked many questions regarding the change. Questions such as: Why did you change to a different franchise? Did you retire, or sell out? Did Read More

Selling Homes in the Summer

This Spring’s housing market experienced an early spike in buyers that had sellers and Realtors scrambling to meet demand. From July 1, 2015 to July 1, 2016 the average price of single family homes sold has seen an increase of 5.9%, a clear indication of value and supply meeting demand. Read More

Always list on Thursday, never Sunday, and other lessons from Redfin’s data dive

A recent analysis by the Seattle based brokerage ‘Redfin’, studied 12 million home sales since 2010 and discovered many interesting trends.  Among them, listing on a specific day of the week can possibly yield a better sale price!  Click out this article from, “Real Estate Broker’s Insider.” Listing a home Read More

Why Non-Bank Lenders are the Future of Mortgages

Where is the US economy going? Who will win March Madness? Will it rain next week? There are hardly any topics on which we all collectively agree—which makes it exciting to report that we all seem to agree that non-bank lenders are the future of mortgages. In 2013, Bloomberg Business Read More

Why the Kahler Team?

Spring is here, and March Madness is upon us.  Ask any realtor in Rapid City, and they will confirm that March Madness is in full swing in the real estate market, as well as on the basketball court.  The correlation between the two confirms why I decided to join this powerful Read More

Rapid City Real Estate November Market Snapshot 2015

November Market Overview Below you will see in image of the Market Overview for the Rapid City Real Estate market, for November 2015. As you can see, the number of homes selling is out pacing the number of comes coming on the market by 8.1%. The market is currently neutral, with Read More

Rapid City Real Estate September Market Snapshot 2015

In Rapid City, the number of homes coming on the market is out pacing the number of homes selling by 10.3%, causing a rise in inventory. We continue to see a neutral market with a slight rise in appreciation to 3%. As the inventory rises, home sales may begin to Read More

Fall Exterior Home Improvements

Fall is the perfect time for exterior home improvements. This is especially true if you are planning on putting your home on the market this Fall, or in the Spring. Fall allows you to get a jump start on the necessary preparations that will give potential buyers a great first impression! Trim your Read More

Interested in a Real Estate Career?

  CAREERS WORTH HAVING.  BUSINESSES WORTH OWNING.  LIVES WORTH LIVING Last year, my office was faced with a decision regarding a franchise change. After a lot of research, we decided to go with Keller Williams Realty. On September 16 2014, or office became Keller Williams Realty Black Hills. Keller Williams is an international Read More