Jeremy Applebaum's Blog Posts

Kansas City Fun Facts

Whether you’re already a local or planning a move, you know that Kansas City is a special place. From the mouth-watering BBQ to the beautiful boulevards, there’s so much to enjoy when

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​3 Tips to Keep Your Granite in Great Shape

Granite countertops have continued to be all the rage and a large majority of homes have them or are remodeled to have them. Their longevity is in your hands and these simple tips will help you keep

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My Realtor is also a Contractor...what difference does it make?

​Out of 8,000 Kansas City Realtors, less than ONE percent are also licensed contractors.Why should you hire a Broker who is also a contractor?I AM A SELLERBefore you list it on the open market,

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Top 10 KC Foliage Hot Spots

Fall is an incredible time of year in the Kansas City area. The temperature is just right and the colors are beyond brilliant. One of our favorite things to do is spend time outdoors among the

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Is a rain barrel right for me?

The rainy season is upon us in Kansas City and we thought it was a great time to research information about rain barrels! While they won’t save you a ton of money on your water bill, they do a

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How's your foundation doing?

Just because we had a dry winter, doesn't mean your foundation has been spared of leaks and cracks. If anything, there has been more settling and it's important to inspect your home thoroughly,

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What's with this window condensation?

It's FREEZING today in Kansas City and many of you may be wondering "what's with all this condensation and ice on my windows?" It's very common this time of year and the main reasons are higher

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Deducting Mortgage Interest FAQs

Tax Year 2016 - Deducting Mortgage Interest FAQs brought to you by TurboTax“If you're a homeowner, you probably qualify for a deduction on your home mortgage interest,” per TurboTax. *

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Furnace Safety Check

Carbon Monoxide poisoning is one of the most preventable ways to keep your family safe during the winter months.Many homes in the KC Metro have high efficiency furnaces, which means that they vent

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The Importance of the Agent Lender Relationship

Since 2009, Applebaum Realty Group has partnered with Cindy Runkle at Busey Bank to provide Buyers and Sellers with the best the mortgage industry has to offer.So much can occur before you can make

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3 Tips to Prep your Grill for Summer!

Kansas City is BBQ country so make sure your grill is ready to go when the heat hits! Follow these 3 easy tips from for a safe and tasty summer:1. Scoop out the JunkStart by scooping out the excess

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KC Pumpkin Patch Guide

This is by far our favorite time of the year in Kansas City! Perfect temperatures, fall activities galore... Be sure to check out a pumpkin patch or two this season and let the calendar below be

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Cure for KC Cabin Fever

This Kansas City winter has been a frigid one thus far and if you’re like us, cabin fever is getting to you. We’re here to share some of our favorite cold-temp activities for when you

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Spring Home Maintenance Tips

We take care of our physical health and that of our loved ones. But what we often forget in the midst of our busy lives is that our Home requires an annual physical, too.Spring is the perfect time

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5 Tips for Outdoor Living

5 TIPS FOR CREATING A BEAUTIFUL OUTDOOR SPACELIGHTINGString lights and lanterns brighten up a space like no other. We love globe lights which look more modern and sophisticated than the smaller

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