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This feels strange...of course I’m talking about the weather! As I look out the front window while I type, I see bare trees but blue skies and kids in tee shirts! Living in Kansas City, 50+ degree temperatures, which we've had for many January days, are not typical for this time of year! One year...
I love selling homes in Prairie Village, Kansas! I often refer to Prairie Village as the “Brookside” of Johnson County. Developed by JC Nichols, Prairie Village offers homes at a wide range of prices, tall trees, parks tucked in here and there, well-respected public schools and locally owned shop...
  Now that 2011 is over...just how did home sales for Brookside (Kansas City, MO) compare to 2010? Are we still in a slow housing market, with homes losing value? Let’s check with a year-to-year comparison. I’m using home sales from the main Brookside zip code of 64113 for these figures: 2011 210...
Interested in home sales statistics for Prairie Village, KS? Here’s a report for sales in December, 2011 and a comparison to December, 2010:In December 2011, 31 homes sold in Prairie Village. The average list price was $202,115 and the average sales price was $193,035. Average days on market: 115...
Hello fellow Armour Hills is the monthly home sales report for December, 2011, with comments at the end:Five homes sold in December 2011. Average list price was $170,128; average sales price was $162,190. Average days on market: 92.Comparing to December 2010:Eight homes sold in D...
Just say...good riddance to another weak housing sales year and let's look ahead to a much better 2012!Looking at single family home sales stats for zip code 64113 in Brookside (Kansas City MO), December 2011:Fourteen homes sold. Average list price: $245,904. Average sales price: $231,032. Averag...
I'm working with three different couples right now, all first time buyers.  They are well educated with stable jobs and ready to buy that first home.  They are very excited to start the process of lookng--of course, it's always fun to look at homes.  But the first step is to have a conversation w...

Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR

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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.