Blogging from Brookside in Kansas City

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It's been the same story in Brookside all year....strong sales in the $300-$400 price range and not enough inventory is pushing prices up.  Here is the September 2017 single family home sales report for Brookside, with comparisons to last year:September 2017Median List Price:     $349,000Median S...
 As I thought about what to write for this challenge on time management, I reflected on how often I hear of someone dying unexpectedly (this week-Tom Petty and Las Vegas shootings, for example).  Just about every day, I wake up and think:  this day could be my last.  So the older I get, the more ...
Verona Hills is  a very popular subdivision in south Kansas City--and I have a new listing located there!    This beautifully updated two story home offers great curb appeal, side entry garage and newer roof with a stucco exterior. The sellers have added landscaping in both back and front yards i...
Why do so many buyers want to live in Brookside?  Not only because of the central location, charming 1920s homes and friendly neighbors...they want to be close to all the Brookside amenities:  locally owned shops, restaurants, grocery, services, walking trail, bus's all here in Brook...
This is an interesting challenge for AR bloggers--have to really think about what I want to admit about myself regarding faults!  Fortunately, I think I have more good habits than bad!  Here we go: One of my Good HabitsExercising!  Several years ago I joined a workout class and I have been consis...
Waldo home sales continue to be strong as we head toward the end of the year.  Prices are up, many buyers are paying list price or more than list price!  Here are the Waldo single family home sales stats for August 2017, using the boundaries of State Line to Holmes and Gregory to 85th St: August ...
  You may have noticed a new shop along 63rd St in Brookside:  Design in the City has moved into the former Reading Reptile location.  This is the second location for Design in the City; the first one is in Briarcliff.    Proprietor Mindy Diaz told me there were two reasons she chose this spot:  ...
As we get into the second half of the year...the home buying market starts slowing down.  Sales have been  strong this year in Brookside (list price under $450K); there is still demand, but most of the inventory is priced well over $500K.  Here is the August  2017 Brookside single family home sal...
Beautiful September brings so many outdoor events in Kansas City..and this Saturday is the annual Waldo Fall Festival, now in it's 25th year. It's happening Saturday Sept 16, 2017 from 10am-5pm at the southeast corner of 75th and Wornall in the parking lot. This family friendly festival offers ri...
  Brookside and Waldo are popular places for small business owners...I think this is the third locally owned new business I've written about in the past several weeks.  Today I will introduce you to The Nut Cup, an antique and collectibles shop that opened last month at  7021 Oak, next to Eclecti...

Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR

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