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By Patricia Kennedy, For Your Home in the Capital
(Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc.)
Comments 18
This fellow lives in the Topeka Zoo in the giraffes' little habitat.  It sort of reminded me of the part in Seabiscuit where they put a monkey in his stable to keep him company.  The bird and the giraffes seem to happily coexist in the large mammals section, and I think this is a "compan...
By Patricia Kennedy, For Your Home in the Capital
(Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc.)
Comments 11
In 1961, I graduated from Topeka High School, in a class with an amazing bunch of kids who grew into some pretty amazing adults.  And this past weekend, we held our Golden Reunion.  It started off with a gathering Friday night, where we all decided that they should have much larger print on the n...
By Patricia Kennedy, For Your Home in the Capital
(Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc.)
Comments 12
For the last several days, I've been looking for some good old Kansas beef cattle to photograph.  I've seen a few, but they were along the Kansas Turnpike as we were speeding by at the 80 or so miles an hour speed limit.  But this little guy, who lives at the Topeka Zoo, will have to do ...
By Patricia Kennedy, For Your Home in the Capital
(Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc.)
Comments 14
Friday Fotos:  Topeka High School Tower This is the bell tower over the main entrance to Topeka High School, my alma mater.  I remembered it as being a pretty place, and was wondering what it would look like after many years.  It's still a pretty awesome structure.  The reunion festivities be...
By Patricia Kennedy, For Your Home in the Capital
(Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc.)
Comments 9
When I was growing up in Topeka Kansas in the 1950's, Potwin was a neighborhood of big old Victorian and Queen Ann homes that had become rather thin at the elbows, often used as boarding houses or broken up into apartments.  Now the neighborhood has blossomed, with some of the most beautiful ...
By Patricia Kennedy, For Your Home in the Capital
(Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc.)
Comments 28
I have six weeks to lose fifty pounds and get a major face lift.  Yes, it's coming up.  It's not just a class reunion, it's a "0" year class reunion. So sweetie and I are planning a "Two for the Road" thing - not in my comfortable Lexus with a giant trunk and lots ...
By Paul Franciskato
(Asset Brokering Services)
Comments 6
By John Veler
(Fizber)
Comments 0
This beautiful well-maintained home features 3 large bedrooms with walk-in closets, 3 full bathrooms, office or 4th bedroom, 2 car attached garage with storage space, large basement with storage & workshop. Home has a large great room with gas fireplace; formal dining and living room; in addi...
By Jonathan Bell
(Keller Williams Realty Partners, Inc.)
Comments 5
Google is no more... In an unprecedented decision Google, Inc. has decided to change it's name to Topeka, Inc. in honor of the city's recent decision to change it's name to Google, Kansas.  As April Fool's Day pranks go, this one is a doozy. Not because of any confusion over the n...
By Patricia Kennedy, For Your Home in the Capital
(Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc.)
Comments 23
Yep, it's true.  I learned yesterday listening to National Public Radio that my old home town has a new name. On March 1 of this year, the Mayor issued a proclamation that changed the name of Topeka, Kansas (the name is an Indian word that means "a good place to dig potatoes") to Go...
By Becky Burghart, Outstanding Member 2009
(Prudential First REALTORS)
Comments 0
http://cjonline.com/news/local/2010-01-05/topeka_housing_market_lauded The above link is an article posted by the Topeka Capital Journal online.  In the article, Barbara Corcoran, a consultant for the Today show, named Topeka as the number three city in the country to buy a home, behind South Ben...
By Nelly Korbut
(Franchase)
Comments 4
This adorable little home has a remodeled kitchen, new windows, new HVAC, new appliances, new hot water heater, new carpet and new paint. Its' best features include hardwood floors and a large cedar walk-in closet in the master bedroom! Roof and siding are 7 years old. The garage needs roof r...
By Peter Twain
(Progress)
Comments 2
 This adorable little home has a remodeled kitchen, new windows, new HVAC, new appliances, new hot water heater, new carpet and new paint. Its' best features include hardwood floors and a large cedar walk-in closet in the master bedroom! Roof and siding are 7 years old. The garage needs roof ...
By Elena Korolevich
(Justify)
Comments 1
Beautiful Briarwood home for sale! 4 spacious bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. 1428 sq ft. All appliances included, breakfast bar, deck for relaxing, formal dining room, hardwood floors, newer carpet, full unfinished basement, fenceand deck. This home has lots of potential for growth and is priced ...
By Jane Kosheleva
(Markett)
Comments 0
This lovely 3 bedroom, 1 full bathroom home is located in Southeast Topeka. It's roof, vinyl siding and carpet are 3 years old. Become a homeowner and enjoy the large yard and all the potential this home offers! To directly access this property, use this shortcut: http://www.fizber.com/kansas...
By Jane Kosheleva
(Markett)
Comments 0
Price: $235,000 FIZBER.com ID 11646511 Single Family with 4 bed, 2.0 bath, in 223 SW Woodlawn Ave Topeka, KS, 66606 http://www.fizber.com/11646511/ 223 SW Woodlawn Ave - For Sale By Owner Property Details: Type: Single Family Address: 223 SW Woodlawn Ave, Topeka, KS, 66606 Sq footage: 2860.0 Flo...
By Becky Burghart, Outstanding Member 2009
(Prudential First REALTORS)
Comments 0
I thought it would be interesting to share the following information provided by our Association as it pertains to the Topeka Kansas Real Estate Market for 2008 Year‐end. •  Sales are down approximately 18% from 2007 • Listings input for the year are also down 16%, which indicates a fairly stable...
By Rob Lang, Local Expert in Lawrence Kansas Real Estate Homes
(At Home Kansas / www.AskRobLang.com)
Comments 0
As we can see in the median table below, Topeka Kansas Real Estate has in July, year after year has had SOLD prices being a very high percentage of the asking (list) price.  Topeka Homes for Sale in July have been selling with fewer DOM (Days on Market) the past two years. Period   List Mean    ...
By Becky Burghart, Outstanding Member 2009
(Prudential First REALTORS)
Comments 0
Attention Topeka KS home buyers:  As a Top Real Estate Agent in the Topeka KS area, I keep abreast of the Real Estate Market activities that impact our local real estate market and I am happy to report that today March 18, 2008 interest rates for home loans DROPPED TODAY.  Some local lenders as l...
By Rob Lang, Local Expert in Lawrence Kansas Real Estate Homes
(At Home Kansas / www.AskRobLang.com)
Comments 2
December 2007 Topeka Kansas Real Estate and the surrounding area SOLD's was only 196 homes vs. 252 last month.  The average DOM (Days on Market) was 64 days vs. 72 days in Novemeber so homes closed a little quicker.  $125,191 was the Topeka area homes average SOLD price vs. $123,355 in Novemb...

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