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 Brookside/Waldo neighbors, you have noticed the road construction along Wornall...four lanes are now down to two lanes, one each for north and south traffic. Personally I avoid using Wornall between Gregory and 85th Street--it is usually very congested with heavy traffic, and the roadwork makes ...
I'm going to start this challenge by saying this :  every day when I wake up, I lay in  bed for a few minutes, listening to my local NPR station and express gratidute for another day.  At the end of the day I reflect what happened--to me personally (could be visiting with a friend, making a new r...
Armour Hills in Brookside has been one of the hottest neighborhoods for buyers this year--prices are up and homes sell fast.  Here is  the September 2017 home sales report, with comparisons to last year: September 2017Median List Price:     $311,225Median Sales Price:   $313,250No. of Homes Sold:...
Waldo continues to be a desireable location for first time homebuyers in Kansas City--once again, prices are up and beating the list price.  Here are the September 2017 single family home sales stats for Waldo, using the boundaries of Gregory to 85th St; Holmes to State Line Road: September 2017M...
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 ...

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