Kids College or Home Repairs?

It seems that there are more places in the budget for money to go than there is money most days, doesn’t it?  Sometimes it’s hard to choose because everything is important – we understand!  Especially when it comes to a college education.  Currently, the average cost of a 4-year degree ranges from $103,000 – $215,000, … Continued

Solar Panels in Springfield, MO?

Thinking of installing solar panels on your roof to cut your energy bill? In just 2019, there were 2 million solar panel installations in the U.S., according to PV Magazine. But is it a good idea to install solar panels on YOUR home in Springfield? We’ve worked in real estate for quite some time in … Continued

Gardening in Springfield Missouri?

Love gardening and wondering if there’s a way to use your green thumb to increase the value of your home? Well, there might be! Some buyers on the market today love seeing a well-kept garden when they view a home — it’s not just an amenity of its own, it’s also a sign that the … Continued

MultiFamily to Single-Family Home?

Tired of living in a multi-family home? That’s understandable. It’s been a crazy couple of years and we could all probably use a little peace and quiet from the neighbors next door 😉 If you want to sell your place and move, feel free to give us a call at (417) 246-2460. We’ve been helping … Continued

What’s After Mortgage Is Paid Off?

Are you just *this* close to being done with your mortgage payment? Housing is easily the most expensive part of a family’s monthly budget — in fact, it takes up an average of 16% of the ENTIRE budget. That’s why it’s so exciting when you finish paying off a home! But what next? What happens … Continued

How To Lower Your Closing Costs in Springfield

For people selling their homes, closing costs are often the largest final expense. In fact, closing costs usually are around 5% to 6% of the selling price of the home. On a $250,000 home, then, you could expect to pay up to $15,000 or more. So we wanted to take a moment to share some … Continued

Take Good Photos As A FSBO Seller

Selling your home as FSBO (For-Sale-By-Owner) rather than through a real estate agent? The good news is that you stand to make more money this way since you won’t have to pay an agent 3% or so of the sales price as commission. The bad news is that you have to do all of your … Continued

Cost Of Living Increase Have You Worried?

Want to move somewhere with a lower cost of living than Springfield? Who could blame you! If it’s possible to make the same — or close to the same — amount of money and have that money go much further in another city, then it makes sense to move. But the thought of ACTUALLY moving … Continued

Updating Your Home in Springfield Missouri?

Trying to update your home so you can sell on the MLS? Awesome! But it can be hard to know what to fix, what to upgrade, and what to leave alone. After all, you don’t want to spend more money than you need to get your home ready for buyers. At Freedom Properties, we’ve helped … Continued

Why Am I Getting Mail To Sell My House in Springfield?

Have you been getting mail, calls, and/or text messages about selling your home? If you didn’t have any plans to sell your house, then this can be a little bit confusing — why are people contacting you about this? What is their motivation? Well, this is actually more common than you might think. Real estate … Continued

Have You Heard of iBuyers in Springfield?

Have you heard of iBuyers before? It’s a relatively new thing in the real estate industry — massive companies like Zillow, Redfin, and Opendoor will make you a cash offer on your home and purchase it in very little time (closing usually happens within 7-60 days after you accept their offer). At first glance, this … Continued