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I am now retiring.  Please contact my son, Kirk Short, Broker: 316-371-4668Kirk runs a team of 6 agents plus 3 staff and handles the Wichita, KS MSA for real estate sales and listings.  Kirk's team rates in the top 3% of sales in the South Kansas real estate market.
January thru April, 2019 Real Estate report for theSouth Central Kansas MLSHome sales in April 2019 fell 2.6% compared to the prior year. Sales were 863 units forWichita and the surrounding counties.New construction sales were down 23.9% to 51 sales this April.Sales prices of existing homes were ...
After almost 7 years at Grand Lake in NE Oklahoma, I have moved back to Wichita, KS and joined my son, Kirk Short, with the "Wichita Home Team' at KW Signature Partners.  My direct # is 316-554-2885 and my email is still shorty@realtor-shorty.com. Wichita, KS center core areaI will be helping Kir...
December, 2018 Real Estate update for NE Oklahoma   National sales data was still VERY strong with the average home selling in 19 days at 99% of listed price.  The data for NE Oklahoma was 153 days at 91% according to the NE Oklahoma MLS. Homes in the $100,000 to $300,000 rage are selling much hi...
Grand Lake Area market ReportFor1st quarter of 2018The tight real estate market on available listing nationwide is showing up in the Grand Lake area too.  There were 6% less residential listings added to the Grand Lake market the 1st quarter of 2018 compared to 2017.  Total active listing in the ...
Grand Lake Real Estate UpdateMay, 2017  Real Estate activity in the Grand Lake area has been robust for the 1st 4 months of 2017.  Total listings sold were 291 residential units up from 241 a year ago.  That is a 20.7% increase.  There are also 349 listing under contract compared to 309 listings ...
FALL, 2016 Real Estate ReportForGrand Lake, OK Real Estate activity has been stable for the 1st nine months of 2016.  Total sales were 673 units, a decrease of 2.7% from the same period in 2015.  That difference is made up by the 88 pending sales that were 15.8% ahead of the same total Sept. 30, ...
Mid-year Real estate report, 2016 Grand Lake area of NE Oklahoma Data by NE Oklahoma MLS     Residential sales/Closings were 409 units, 4.66% less than 2015 Average sales price of sold homes was $156,869 a 1.5% increase over 2015 Average sales price over last listed price was 92.84%...slightly ab...
Grand Lake area real estate activity for the 1st two months of 2016Real estate activity for the 1st two months of 2016 is better than the same time in 2015.  There is some concern for future months with all the layoffs in the oil sector but the recent stabilization of oil prices, low gas prices f...

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