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Brookside home sales are slowing down, as they typically do in the second half of the year.  Prices are still strong, outpacing last year.  Below are the stats, using the main Brookside zip code of 64113:August 2018                                                                      August 2017M...
Another locally owned and operated business recently opened in Brookside East--Flying Horse Taproom at 600 E 63rd St.  I stopped by recently and talked with General Manager Philip Nixon.  The food looked so good I came back for dinner later that evening!Here's the scoop on the bar and what's on t...
When going on a listing appointment, I know the #1 question the sellers want to ask me:“What price do you think we can get for this house?” It sounds like a simple question—but there are so many factors that can affect pricing, it’s not an easy one to answer.  Ultimately I tell sellers:  the hous...
Waldo home values continue their upward climb compared to one year ago...demand is very strong for the moderately priced houses you can find in this area. Here is the July 2018 single family home sales report for Waldo, using the boundaries of Gregory to 85th St and Holmes to State Line: July 201...
Interesting stats for the Armour Hills subdivision in Brookside--a slight dip in home values to report and several homes currently on the market.  That's a change from previous months.  Let's look at the numbers: July 2018                                                              July 2017Medi...
Just over halfway through the year and home values continue to rise in Brookside.  As we get closer to the cold weather, fewer homes will be listed resulting in fewer sales. Here is the July 2018 sales report for Brookside, using the zip code of 64113: July 2018                                   ...
 For the second year in a row, the Brookside Business Association is sponsoring Brookside Market Days, every Saturday in August...kicking off this Saturday Aug 4, 2018. Start your day at the Brookside Farmers Market, then visit various shops for special events.  For example, the New Dime Store is...
Halfway through 2018 and Waldo home values are as sizzling hot as the outdoor temperatures!  Closed sales prices are regularly above asking price.  Let's look at the numbers, using the Waldo street boundaries of State Line to Holmes and Gregory to 85th St: June 2018                               ...
We are halfway through the year and Brookside home sales continue to be very strong, especially in the under $500K price range.  Inventory is generally lower than last year.  Here is the single family home sales report for last month, and a YTD comparison for the main Brookside zip code of 64113:...
Armour Hills continues to be one of the most desirable neighborhoods for Brookside home buyers.  Most homes are under contract within a few days of listing.  And many homes sell for over the asking price.  Let's look at the specific stats: May 2018                                                 ...

Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR

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