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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
This is a great topic for an AR challenge!  I enjoy reading about the other members' lives.  So  here's a dive into mine--the more interesting parts:The oldest of four kids, we grew up in St Louis MO in a small house with one full bathroom for six people!  It was an old neighborhood, University C...
10/23/2019
Armour Hills continues to be one of the strongest Brookside subdivisions in terms of desirability for buyers and homo appreciation.  It will be interesting to see how Armour Hills finishes out the year--with single digit or double digit percent increase over last year.  Here are the stats for las...
10/21/2019
Home sales are slowing down across the metro area compared to the earlier in the year; a slowdown when the weather cools is typical.  Here are the stats for single family home sales in Brookside (using zip code 64113) for last month and a YTD comparison: Sept 2019                                 ...
10/15/2019
This is a comfortable, move in ready home for sale in Mission Kansas...ready for a new owner!  Features include a ranch floorplan, two car attached garage, three bedrooms, two and a half baths plus finished basement!    The roof is just six years old and the house has newer windows throughout.   ...
10/08/2019
Slipping in this Waldo home sales report on the last day of September!  In two weeks, it will be time to check this month's stats!  Waldo home prices continue to climb--and homes are selling fast. Here's the info for Aug 2019, using the Waldo street borders of State Line to Holmes and Gregory to ...
09/30/2019
Whew, the Armour Hills subdivision in Brookside continues to rise in value compared to the Brookside zip of 64113 as a whole.  I think this is primarily due to location, the park amenity, the range of home pricing, a strong homes association and the charm of the neighborhood.  Sales are steady, p...
09/26/2019
The peak spring and summer buying season is over, and as we get closer to the holidays, there will be fewer listings that pop on the market.  For Brookside, (using zip code 64113) last month's stats were similar to a year ago--with higher median price.  Let's break it down: Aug 2019              ...
09/23/2019
  There's another new locally owned business to tell you about in this week’s blog…EB and Company, an ‘inspired accessories’ shop now open at 326. W 63rd St, between Wornall and Brookside Blvd. Owner Emily Bordner has always had an entrepreneurial spirit---inheriting it from her parents.  She had...
09/11/2019
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