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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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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...

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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Rockhill Gardens is one of my favorite subdivisions in the Brookside/Waldo area of Kansas City.  The homes were built with so much 1930s character and detail...brick, stone and stucco exteriors; peaked roofs; crown molding; flat lots and wide streets.  Buyers can get a lot of house for the money ...

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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  Bright news during these drab winter days for Waldo homeowners:  prices were up in 2015!  Buyers are discovering what we already know about Waldo:  the convenient location, friendly neighbors and many locally owned restaurants and services attract homeowners to the area! Let’s look at the speci...

By Ron Mowery, Overland Park Realtor
(The Mowery Group powered by eXp Realty)
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8824 Summit Street, Kansas City, Missouri Get Directions Click Here OPEN HOUSE January 24, Sunday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS | 2 (1 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS | 1286 SQUARE FEET This newly remodeled 3 bedroom, 1 1/2...

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...

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