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My story happened several years ago...it seems like all my crazy stories happened when I was a newer agent.  Now most of the unusual issues that pop up are related to inspections, or multiple offer situations, or other incidents that I won't mention here! Anyway, I was working with a couple who h...
12/09/2019
This is the weekend for the annual Kristkindl Market at the KC United Church of Christ in Brookside.  Such a family fun event--and no charge to get in! Events start Friday Dec 6, 2019 at 5 and run till 9pm; or stop in Saturday from 10am-7pm.  Enjoy live music, German food, crafts and gifts for sa...
12/06/2019
I've already report October home sales stats for Brookside and Waldo--both areas down a bit from Oct 2018. But not Armour Hills--my neighborhood going up up up this year!  It is a much smaller sample of homes than Waldo and Brookside (and of course, Armour Hills included in the Brookside numbers)...
11/26/2019
This is not going to be a post that leans into politics, current immigration policy, or an commentary on what's happening at the USA/Mexico border.  Immigration  continues to be a very controversial subject.  However today I wanted to share my story of how I became to be so grateful to be born in...
11/26/2019
Hello neighbors!  Waldo home sales have been on a steep incline this year...October figures show a decline in value compared to last year!  But it's a fluke--overall, numbers are up year to date.  Here are the details, using the Waldo street boundaries of State Line to Holmes, Gregory to 85th St:...
11/20/2019
Home sales are slowing down as the holidays get closer--very typical trend for the housing market.  Right now in Brookside, more than half the homes for sale are priced over $500,000--several over one million dollars.  Let's check the numbers for single family home sales, using the main Brookside...
11/18/2019
Continuing with the November challenge of gratitude...I'm sure every agent reading this blog can relate to the headline!!   When I started in this business, I didn't even think of the possibility that clients would become friends.  Of course, when meeting a potential client for the first time, it...
11/18/2019
The November challenge is always a pleasure...because I feel the older we get, the more grateful we are.  And as I look back through the decades, I feel extraordinarily lucky that I haven't experienced the numerous deaths, tragedies, illnesses, gun violence, etc that so many people have.  Sometim...
11/14/2019
Shop local!  It's one of the best parts of living in Brookside and Waldo...so many locally owned shops and services, supported by the nearby residents and neighbors.  This weekend is the annual Brookside Holiday Season Opener--a chance for you to start shopping early while taking advantage of spe...
11/14/2019
 Is it time to get your hair cut?  Perhaps a fresh style for the holiday parties ahead or “just the usual” in a relaxed environment, surrounded by local artwork?  If you’d like a new experience, check out Waldo’s new salon Moonshot Hair Company, located at 7108 Wornall.  Owner Brooke Smith has ov...
11/07/2019
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