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On this last day of September, I’m finally getting around to post the Brookside home sales stats for August 2013.  It’s been a busy month!  No surprises here: prices continue to rise, and homes are selling faster.     In Aug 2013, 33  homes sold.  The average list price was $403,543 and the avera...
Another big weekend for outdoor events is here...just about everyone visits the Plaza Art Fair, now in it’s  82cd year.  However, there are two local happenings in our area on Saturday to note.  Even if you don’t participate, be aware as streets will be blocked off and traffic re-routed at two ke...
Wondering what’s going on with the street construction around Meyer west of Wornall Road?  It’s not the huge federally mandated sewer improvement project, although the work does affect  sewer lines.  The official title is “Brookside Watershed Area Storm and Sanitary Sewer Improvements, Phase 3B”....
What’s new at the annual Armour Hills Ice Cream Social this year?  Quite a bit, actually.  We’ve made several changes for this year’s event that I will explain,but first the details: Sunday September 8, 2013 3pm-7pm Arbor Villa Park (at Main and Edgevale) No pets or alcohol allowed In years past,...
  With the Labor Day weekend behind us, now we jump into what I call ‘festival season’ here in Kansas CIty. Besides the over-the-top  fun of the Renaissance Festival , this weekend brings us Art Westport, the Greek Fest, Prairie Village Jazz Festival and the famous Waldo Crawldo, plus a run that ...
Today is September 1..I’m a bit late getting out the home sales stats for the Brookside zip code of 64113!  My apologies, time just slipped away.  I’m happy to report that the upward trend of increasing home values/units sold for our neighborhood continues, as it has all year.  Here are the detai...

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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.