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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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    As I was reporting monthly stats on  Armour Hills homes throughout last year, I knew the trend was rising prices.  We’ve had a big increase in our home values--that’s good news for both sellers and buyers!  Let’s take a look at the specific numbers:   In 2015:*79 homes sold*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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 Here we go, Brookside neighbors….a recap of 2015 home sales for our area.  The good news is home values are way up.  The bad news...not much inventory for buyers to choose from! This is especially critical in the $225-325K price range.  Higher prices bring equity to long term residents and show ...

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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Finally, Waldo and Brookside has its own blow dry bar!  The Flatiron District Blow Dry Bar opened in a few months ago at 7108 Wornall. Never heard of a blow dry bar?  They are different from a traditional hair salon..read on for details!   Blow dry bars are very popular on the east and west coast...

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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January...for me, the most boring month of the year! However I do look forward to KC Restaurant Week!  Beginning January 15 through 24, 2016--restaurants all over the metro area are offering special menus for lunch ($15) and dinner ($33) with a portion of the proceeds going to various local chari...

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 almost the end of 2015...time for one more blog reporting home sales for Waldo.  Higher sales prices and more units sold...that’s what’s been happening all year in Wonderful Waldo. Let’s check the specific single family home sales in the area of State Line to Holmes, and Gregory to 85th St:I...

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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Time to take a break from holiday preparations and post Brookside home sales stats for last month.  Prices continue their upward trend!  Next month I will publish 2015 stats with comparisons to the last few years post housing crash.  For now, here are the  the single family home sales for Novembe...

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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Good morning neighbors!  Are you in the thick of holiday hoopla?  Just imagine moving during this hectic season!  We had a few homes close last month in Armour Hills, and prices continue to rise.  Here are the details for  single family home sales In Armour Hills in November 2015: In November 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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   It's holiday time in Brookside! This photo ... well, it's not a professional shot of course! And for those of you not familiar with my neighborhood, it may look pretty ordinary. However, this block is special to residents of Brookside as it is the center of our shopping district. Every year, l...

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 a beer. Shop for unique holiday gifts. Enjoy tasty German Food. You call do all of those activities this weekend (Dec 4 and 5, 2015) at the annual Kristkindl Markt at Brookside’s Country Club Congregational United Church of Christ, 205 W 65th St.  This German food and beer festival is a trad...

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 had a few new neighbors move into Armour Hills last month...welcome!  Sales are slowing down as we head into the holiday months.  Here are details for  single family home sales In Armour Hills as of last month: In October  2015, four  homes sold with a median list price of $244,475 and a sales...

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 continue to outpace last year!  Prices are up, and the higher bracket ($500K+) homes are selling well.  Let’s look at the numbers..here are the single family home sales for October 2015 in the Brookside zip code of 64113:In October  2015, 27 homes sold.  The median list pric...

By Darren Copeland, Darren Copeland
(Leader One Financial)
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When it comes to buying a house there are a few things you need to know as you begin the mortgage process, and getting Kansas City Mortgage Pre-approval is one of them.  The first step you need to take is to find a good lender.  This is actually much easier than you think; You shoud look for some...

By Darren Copeland, Darren Copeland
(Leader One Financial)
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The Copeland Mortgage Team, was started over 10 years ago with the hope that we would become the best company for you to purchase your home with a Kansas City Mortgage Loan.  we're here to make sure you get a great deal on your next home purchase, and to make sure that you understand the entire p...

By Darren Copeland, Darren Copeland
(Leader One Financial)
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So if you didn't know I've got my own media guy Jeff, and sometimes marketing mortgages is not the most glamorous job, so he's decided to document his adventures and you get to take part by watching them...Hope you enjoy this footage from KC's celebration of The KC Royals WOrld Championship celeb...

By Darren Copeland, Darren Copeland
(Leader One Financial)
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So if you didn't know I've got my own media guy Jeff, and sometimes marketing mortgages is not the most glamorous job, so he's decided to document his adventures and you get to take part by watching them...Hope you enjoy this footage from KC's celebration of The KC Royals WOrld Championship celeb...

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...time to report on September 2015 home sales in our Armour Hills subdivision in Brookside.  Sales are slowing down as we move to the holiday season...and hopefully a WORLD SERIES WIN!!  Here are details for  single family home sales In Armour Hills as of last month: In September...

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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Royals mania continues here in Kansas City-- must see TV has cut into my work and blogging time!  It’s all worth it though to again experience the excitement of the playoffs.  Have you noticed--so many more homes in the area displaying Royals support paraphernalia!  Okay, down to business….here a...

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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How will Brookside/Waldo residents maneuver around marathon race runners on Saturday Oct 17? It will be very difficult. The race begins downtown, and traffic will be pretty much stopped from 47th St on the Plaza through 75th Street from 8am through 2pm.  Here is some information you should know t...

By Darren Copeland, Darren Copeland
(Leader One Financial)
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Every day it seems the the military is on the news in some capacity, and every time we see it, we're so thank for for what our active duty military folks are doing and for our military veterans for what they've done.  We are often confounded by trying to figure out how to say thank you to these ...

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 home buying season is winding down now as we head into the cooler weather. However, Waldo homes have continued to sell well, and quickly, through the month of August.  Here are the home sales stats for Waldo in Kansas City MO, using the boundaries of  State Line to Holmes, and Gregory to 85t...

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