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By Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR, Experienced Agent in Kansas City Metro area
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate-Kansas City Homes)
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Get into the holiday spirit this weekend...with a German influence!  The annual Kristkindl Markt is happening Dec 7 and 8, 2018 at the Kansas City United Church of Christ in Armour Hills. This event is pretty much like stepping into a little German village...there's a Biergarten, authentic German...

By Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR, Experienced Agent in Kansas City Metro area
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate-Kansas City Homes)
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So this year is the first year my husband and I put up the tree and decor with no kids around...my older daughter moved to Birmingham UK with her new husband a few months ago and the younger daughter is in Springfield MO.  We got the job done--and along the way, decided to get rid of some older o...

By Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR, Experienced Agent in Kansas City Metro area
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate-Kansas City Homes)
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Have you noticed the new outdoor wall mural in Brookside?? It perfectly reflects the friendly, welcoming spirit of our community.   First Washington Realty, the company that owns the commercial real estate on the north side of 63rd St between Wornall and Brookside Blvd, commissioned the work by R...

By Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR, Experienced Agent in Kansas City Metro area
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate-Kansas City Homes)
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Home prices in Waldo continue their upward trend...I think they will surpass Brookside in terms of percentage rise in 2018.  We'll see! For now, here are the October single family home sales stats for Waldo, using the boundaries of State Line to Holmes and Gregory to 85th St: October 2018        ...

By Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR, Experienced Agent in Kansas City Metro area
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate-Kansas City Homes)
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As we head into the holiday season, home sales traditionally slow down. There are few new listings and buyers are occupied with other activities.  It's more of a challenge to move in the winter months!  Here are the 2018 October single family home sales stats for Brookside, using the zip code of ...

By Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR, Experienced Agent in Kansas City Metro area
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate-Kansas City Homes)
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As we head into the holiday season, home sales traditionally slow down. There are few new listings and buyers are occupied with other activities.  It's more of a challenge to move in the winter months!  Here are the 2018 October single family home sales stats for Brookside, using the zip code of ...

By Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR, Experienced Agent in Kansas City Metro area
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate-Kansas City Homes)
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 Tonight  (11/8/18) is the Annual Holiday Season Opener for Brookside, starting at 5pm.  Participating shops on and around 63rd St from Wornall to Oak have special deals planned for early seasonal shoppers! There will be live music and performances by nearby schools' children's choirs too--from 6...

By Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR, Experienced Agent in Kansas City Metro area
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate-Kansas City Homes)
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September is full of outdoor festivals in the KC area, and one of the most family friendly is the Waldo Fall Festival, happening this Saturday, Sept 15, 2018 at the southeast corner of 75th and Wornall in the parking lot, from 10am-5pm. Now in it's 26th year, the Waldo Fall Festival is a celebrat...

By Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR, Experienced Agent in Kansas City Metro area
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate-Kansas City Homes)
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Waldo home values up again..I think I’ve been reporting that every month I share the stats!  August was no exception. Here is the single family Waldo home sales report for August 2018, using the boundaries of State Line to Holmes and Gregory to 85th St:August 2018                                 ...

By Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR, Experienced Agent in Kansas City Metro area
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate-Kansas City Homes)
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Quite a few homes closed in Armour Hills last month--our subdivision continues to be one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Brookside!  Below are the stats and year-to-date comparisons: August 2018                                                              August 2017Median list price:    $...

By Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR, Experienced Agent in Kansas City Metro area
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate-Kansas City Homes)
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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...

By Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR, Experienced Agent in Kansas City Metro area
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate-Kansas City Homes)
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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...

By Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR, Experienced Agent in Kansas City Metro area
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate-Kansas City Homes)
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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...

By Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR, Experienced Agent in Kansas City Metro area
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate-Kansas City Homes)
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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...

By Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR, Experienced Agent in Kansas City Metro area
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate-Kansas City Homes)
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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                                   ...

By Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR, Experienced Agent in Kansas City Metro area
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate-Kansas City Homes)
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 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...

By Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR, Experienced Agent in Kansas City Metro area
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate-Kansas City Homes)
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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                               ...

By Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR, Experienced Agent in Kansas City Metro area
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate-Kansas City Homes)
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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:...

By Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR, Experienced Agent in Kansas City Metro area
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate-Kansas City Homes)
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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                                                 ...

By Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR, Experienced Agent in Kansas City Metro area
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate-Kansas City Homes)
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Double digit increases in home values continue in the Waldo area...when is the market going to slow down in this super hot neighborhood??  Here are the May 2018 single family home sales stats for Waldo, using the boundaries of State Line to Holmes and Gregory to 85th St: May 2018                 ...

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