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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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The new expanded patio is open at Bier Station!I remember back in December 2012 when John Couture opened Bier Station in Armour Hills at 120 E Gregory . He was one of the pioneers of the specialty brew shop--and now there are almost too many to count in the KC area. Bier Station is Brookside's "C...

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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It’s definitely a seller’s market in Waldo!  Prices are up from 2015 and sellers are getting very close to asking price for their homes.  Here are the sales stats for single family home sales in Waldo, using the boundaries of State Line to Holmes and Gregory to 85th St: March 2016: Number of home...

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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It's time for the Brookside Art Annual once again..April 29-May 1, 2016.  Location is the heart of Brookside at 63rd St and Brookside Blvd.  Remember to leave pets at home!

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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You have probably driven by the KC Clay Guild in Waldo many times..it sits at the corner of 200 W 74th St at Wyandotte. .  The long brick building may not catch your eye...but inside, there’s a buzz of activity going on as artists and amateurs create sculptured, colorful pieces out of dull gray c...

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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Plenty of buyers for Armour Hills homes this spring...not much inventory.  Updated, well priced homes go under contract within hours of listing.  Here are the home sales stats for Armour Hills in Brookside: March  2016:                                                         March 2015:   Median ...

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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  If you know someone who wants to buy a  house...you’ve probably heard phrases like “there are very few homes for sale” or “we have written three offers and got outbid every time” or “many homes are selling the first day on the market”..  As an agent I can tell you….it’s all true!  There is very...

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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  It's Monday...let's talk about the weekend!  Get ready for the opening of the Brookside Farmers' Market on Saturday!  At 8am, local vendors and farmers will be ready to sell the latest goodies from their gardens and farms. Besides fruit, vegetables and herbs, you'll also find a variety of other...

By Ron Mowery, Overland Park Realtor
(The Mowery Group powered by eXp Realty)
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107 E. 80th Terrace, Kansas City, Missouri Get Directions Click Here OPEN HOUSE April 03, Sunday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS | 1 (1 full ) BATHROOMS | 940 SQUARE FEET Newly remodeled 3 bedroom home located in the h...

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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Wonderful Waldo!  A popular area for homebuyers...and prices are on the upswing early in the year.  Here are the sales stats for single family home sales in Waldo, using the boundaries of State Line to Holmes and Gregory to 85th St: February 2016: Number of homes sold:   16Median 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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You've heard of  boozy pub crawls...today I want to mention the sixth annual Caffeine Crawl happening next month. This outing has become wildly popular in Kansas City, and it usually sells out well before the event date...so if you are looking for something different to do on the weekend, conside...

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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Hello neighbors!  Have you seen the For Sale signs popping up in Armour Hills as the weather gets warmer!  Sales in Armour Hills are off to a strong start this year...let’s check the stats: February 2016:                                                      February 2015: Median 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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I'm very excited to tell you about a brand new business opening in the growing Brookside East neighborhood...Golden and Pine. This is a handmade home and garden goods store, having it’s Grand Opening this Saturday March 19, 2016 from 1-5pm at 633 E 63rd St.    Owner Stephanie Agne was a dietician...

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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What a beautiful day as I write this blog! The trees are flowering all over Brookside--hope we don’t get a cold snap..we are now used to 60 and 70 degree days! Checking Brookside home sales for February 2016, I am writing up the stats in a different format this time--thought it would be easier to...

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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 After 29 years leading the Southtown Council organization, Marti Lee retired last year.  A new executive director, Sean Ackerson, joined Southtown Council earlier this year. He has an extensive planning and economic development background, most recently working for the City of Parkville. A gradu...

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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 Yes it's Waldo Week in Kansas City!  You are going to spend money this week on food,  services, coffee, etc--why not spend it in Waldo? Waldo Week is happening through Friday March 4, and some merchants are offering a 25% discount in their stores and restaurants. Some of the businesses participa...

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 sales typically start off slow every year..that’s what is happening in Brookside as we kick off housing market reports for 2016.  Why are sales sluggish?  I’ll provide some answers after reporting Brookside home sales (using zip code 64113) for January 2016:  In January 2016, eight homes sol...

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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Here is yet blog about a new business in the thriving Brookside East area!  Unbakery and Juicery  opened the last week of January at 634 E 63rd St. Not even one month old and the owner needs more space for her business! Nestled between the Brookside Gardens event space and the new apartment compl...

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 in time for warm weather walks...we are getting new traffic signals at two key Brookside intersections!  I stopped by today and talked with one of the contractors to get the scoop: Along Wornall at Meyer and at 63rd St, the traffic signals are being replaced with 'arm' signals.  This type 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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You've looked at the comparable sales...you've consulted with your agent to set a fair and marketable price for your home.  However, it's been on the market for several weeks now. What's wrong? There is no one definitive  answer as to why your house isn't selling. It could be a in a poor location...

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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There is a huge demand for new, updating housing in the Brookside area.  Two new developments in Brookside East will cater to renters (apartments) and homeowners (townhomes).  Both are in an excellent location, within easy walking distance to the Brookside shops, bus line, various services and th...

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