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By Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR, Experienced Agent in Kansas City Metro area
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 The weather has finally turned cooler, and you may be thinking about adding a few new pieces to spruce up your cold weather wardrobe. How about something different? Consider a hat...made right here in Brookside at Amina Marie Millinery.Amina's shop is in Brookside East at 633 E 63rd St. She's 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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I love art fairs....browsing and talking about the art you like, don't like, don't understand, the prices, the creativity--always a fun way to spend an afternoon or evening.  This weekend is the Plaza Art Fair, now in it's 85th year, and probably the premier free social event in Kansas City. Alth...

By Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR, Experienced Agent in Kansas City Metro area
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Waldo continues to attract homebuyers this year..sales are strong, desireable inventory is low.  Here are the August 2016 stats for single family home sales in Waldo, using the boundaries of State Line to Holmes and Gregory to 85th:August  2016: Number of homes sold:    47Median list price:      ...

By Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR, Experienced Agent in Kansas City Metro area
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The nickname is....Wonderful Waldo!  And there is a reason for it:  Waldo is one of the most popular neighborhoods in Kansas City MO.  Located about seven  miles from downtown Kansas City MO, Waldo is a friendly, vibrant area, offering a mix of residents:  families, singles, seniors and married f...

By Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR, Experienced Agent in Kansas City Metro area
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  Thinking about purchasing a home located in the Brookside/Waldo area of Kansas City? It's a desirable  location:  this area features so many unique locally owned and operated businesses, restaurants and shops; easy MAX bus service to midtown and downtown; the popular Trolley Track Trail and sev...

By Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR, Experienced Agent in Kansas City Metro area
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 Checking home sales for Armour Hills August 2016...a drop in prices compared to last year.  However, year to date-- home values continue to rise.  Here are the stats with commentary!August   2016:                                                          August  2015:   Median list price:      $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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Ready to look for a home? Want to visit some open houses? Get an idea of 'what's out there for the price' ? Open houses are a good way to explore a neighborhood, see different styles of homes, finishes, prices and features. Here are a few tips to get the most out of your open house touring:1) Kno...

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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Why do so many homebuyers want to live in Brookside? You need to spend a day here and find out!As a Brookside resident for many years now, I will try to describe here why it's one of Kansas City's most popular areas to live in. It's a friendly spot, very walkable, and a convenient location near t...

By Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR, Experienced Agent in Kansas City Metro area
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 It's taken three years....and finally, we have new playground equipment in Arbor Villa Park in Armour Hills!  Special thanks to Armour Hills HOA President Tiffany Moore for soliciting PIAC funds for this project. Her hard work paid off! The park features several new pieces of equipment:  a climb...

By Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR, Experienced Agent in Kansas City Metro area
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  Hi neighbors!  It's time for Waldo Fall Festival!  Now in it's 24th year, the festival is happening this Saturday, September 17 2016 in the heart of Waldo...at 75th St and Wornall. Waldo is known for it's neighborhood get togethers, and this is usually the largest event for the area.  It's a fa...

By Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR, Experienced Agent in Kansas City Metro area
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   Time to check home sales stats in Brookside for August 2016.  Numbers show a drop in value compared to one year ago...but if you are a Brookside homeowner, you’ll like the year-to-date comparisons!    Here is the single family home sales report for Brookside (zip code 64113) for August 2016, a...

By Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR, Experienced Agent in Kansas City Metro area
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  The thriving Brookside East area has another new tenant....Farm Dog Studios.  Amy January is working and selling her artwork now at 633 E 63rd St in Brookside. If you live in Brookside or Waldo...you will appreciate these unique, modern yet nostalgic-tinged signs.  Amy got the idea from seeing ...

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 continues to be a sought after location for homebuyers...so many bars and  restaurants to explore, along with personal services, coffee shops, grocery, Trolley Track Trail and convenient bus service.  Here are the July 2016 stats for single family home sales in Waldo, using the bo...

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 buyers continue to see Armour Hills as a desireable place to purchase a home...the trend continues of buyers paying more than the asking price to purchase in this Brookside neighborhood. Here are the home sales stats for June 2016:  July  2016:                                                ...

By Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR, Experienced Agent in Kansas City Metro area
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  Home prices in Brookside….up, up UP!  When will it stop?  It is still a sellers’ market, as it has been all year.  Take a look at these numbers, my friends, and the comparison to last year. You will understand why you keep hearing stories of bidding wars for homes in our neighborhood. Here are ...

By Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR, Experienced Agent in Kansas City Metro area
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 Beautiful Romanelli Gardens!  Oh the charm of these homes!  Mostly built in the 1930s, many have the original crown moldings, eight panel doors, glass knobs, deco tile in bath, dressing tables and unique architechtural details on the front, creating attractive curb appeal.  Let's take a look at ...

By Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR, Experienced Agent in Kansas City Metro area
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  Rockhill Gardens is one of my favorite subdivisions in Brookside..and buyers think so too!  The houses are selling so quickly there this year.As we head into Fall and a (usually) slower home buying period, I wanted to update you on the home sales stats for Rockhill Gardens this year:  January -...

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 business has opened in Brookside East..this one focused on the children growing up in our neighborhood. Fox Sports & Activity Center has this goal: to engage and enhance kids' minds, bodies and spirit through holistic training. Owner Caroline Fox explains that holistic training is 'the wh...

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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 Homes continue to sell fast in the Armour Hills subdivision of Brookside, Kansas City MO. Check out these home sales stats for June 2016--buyers are snapping up homes here in a hot market that favors sellers:  June   2016:                                                          June  2015:   Me...

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 the year, and home prices continue their upward trend in Brookside. Low inventory and plenty of demand can create a bidding war for new listings priced under $400K.  Here are the single family home sales stats for Brookside (zip code 64113) for last month, and comparisons to last ...

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