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2010 

Lakepointe has quite the pickings for houses right now if you're looking to live in Western Shawnee.  Lakepointe currently has 18 active homes listed for sale ranging in price from $127,990 to $365,000, three to five bedrooms/2+ baths available.  In the past 90 days, 6 homes have sold...ranging f...
09/28/2010
Nothing kicks off the Fall season in Kansas City better than cooler temps and these fun activities.  Take a look at what's happening in our area this weekend: Plaza Art Fair Country Club Plaza, Kansas City, MO September 24 - 26 Cost: Free Admission Details: Come see over 200 artists sharing thei...
09/24/2010
  In today's market, more than 50% of buyers are first-time home buyers.  That's an amazing statistic considering where we've been and where we're headed (meaning the economy).  But, given the recent tax credit program and the all time lows in interest rates, who can blame them?     An independen...
09/23/2010
  Well, our friends at Coldwell Banker have released their Home Listing Report and ranked Kansas City, MO as the seventh most affordable housing market in the US.  Their report is based on average listing prices of four bedroom, two bathroom homes across the United States.    Number one in the na...
09/22/2010
With interest rates at all time lows and sellers looking to sell, this really is a great time to buy a home.  Whether you are a first-time home buyer, an investor, or even if you're considering a second home, don't let the less-than-glamorous media messages delay you from achieving your dream.  ...
09/20/2010
    A Must-See at $145,000!!!     This immaculate West Plaza bungalow is move-in ready, yet loaded with vintage charm.     This 2-bedroom home features wood floors, crown molding, a claw foot tub, high ceilings, designer colors, custom blinds and more!  Full basement and large pantry add tons of ...
09/20/2010
If you are currently looking for a home and plan on using an FHA loan, get a case number now as some new changes take effect on October 4, 2010.  See the hypothetical example below:The bright side?  If you are looking at an FHA loan with a value of $250,000, the Upfront Mortgage Insurance Premium...
09/10/2010
Grey Oaks in Shawnee, KS has had a slow August, considering the number of listings out there. If you're looking to be a part of this great neighborhood though, there's still quite a few to choose from. Grey Oaks still has 12 active homes listed for sale ranging in price from $270,000 to $399,950...
09/09/2010
Woodsonia in Shawnee, KS had a quiet August, which is not surprising for a month surrounding back-to-school. If you're looking to be a part of this great neighborhood though, there's still quite a few to choose from. Woodsonia currently has 7 active homes listed for sale ranging in price from $17...
09/08/2010
When it comes time to list your home, pricing is critical.  Especially in today's market, pricing can either bring you many showings but no offers, send you multiple offers from multiple buyers (which is ideal!), or it can put your home out of consideration all together (bad!!).   In simple terms...
09/07/2010
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