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Rockhill Gardens is a subdivision in the Brookside area of Kansas City.  I regularly keep up with what's listed and sold in the area, because it's one of my favorites.  I had to double check home sales stats for September because..not one home closed! In September 2011, there are 17 active homes ...
This blog will give you an idea of how Prairie Village, KS  homes are selling this year compared to last year...let's get to it: In September 2011, 35 single family homes sold.  The lowest sales price was $74,000; the highest was $425,000.  Average sales price was $177,901 and average list price ...
All buyers are looking for ‘a good deal’ these days...and this house delivers! Check out my new listing at 708 E Gregory, just east of Holmes.This charming stone and stucco 2 story home offers three bedrooms and one and a half baths,a formal living room and dining room, an office nook off the liv...
Called another agent this week to tell her I was writing an offer on her listing...while leaving a message on her voice mail I thought, "What a great message she has!".  It was warm, enthusiastic, concise and friendly.  So I thought, when was the last time I listened to my voice mail message?  Pr...
Hello fellow Armour Hills residents, here are home sales statistics for the month of September 2011 for our subdivsion in Brookside, followed by my personal comments:September, 2011Four homes sold, with an average of 89 days on market. Average list price was $226,600; average sales price was $217...
Why rent? Build some equity living in this move -in ready half duplex in Overland Park KS! This home features a tri-level floor plan, with three bedrooms, two full baths, two living areas, an attached garage, sunny eat in kitchen and a patio in the backyard for outdoor entertaining! Thermal windo...
Like most places, Kansas City MO offers pros and cons for potential home buyers. So many of the city’s amenities are here: the Country Club Plaza, Power and Light entertainment district, several museums and theaters, the stunning new Kaufman Center for the Performing Arts, Stowers Institute, the ...
It's 7:45am on Friday, contracts are ready,  and I'm waiting for my first time  buyers to sign the papers at 8am.  At 7:55am, I get the phone call.  "We've decided it's just too expensive for our budget".  Am I upset? No, (well, irritated!).  I know the sellers are: after five months on the marke...

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I love to write about my neighborhood, the Brookside area of Kansas City, where I live in the Armour Hills subdivision. I keep it short, simple, and to the point with articles about general real estate topics so you have current, useful information about real estate trends and news. Sometimes I write about local politics, new homes for sale, and of course, my clients! Thanks for reading! I welcome your feedback.