Kansas City

Brookside Home Sales Stats-Jan 2018

Feb 19, 2018 |

It’s the beginning of a new year and home buyers are out, ready to see fresh inventory in the housing market.  2017 was a strong year for Brookside home sales–median prices were up 10.2% over 2016.  Let’s see what the market did last month–I’m using the Brookside zip code of 64113 to check single family […more]

Crosswalk Changes Planned for Brookside Shops Area

Feb 14, 2018 |

Fortunately we have many crosswalks in Brookside and most drivers are respectful of the pedestrians and runners we have on the streets and sidewalks.  However, you should know about the  changes planned for one of the most popular areas: the crosswalk on 63rd St between Michael Forbes Grill and Panera Bread. This crosswalk will be […more]

New Law Says You Can’t Buy a Home Without a 20% Down Payment

Feb 9, 2018 |

I’m sitting in a class this week and I almost can’t believe what I’m hearing. The guest speaker is telling us that several years ago, there was a coalition of US Senators that wanted to push through legislation that required a 20% down payment on all home purchases. Apparently they thought this would solve the foreclosure […more]

The Home with Two Porticos

Feb 9, 2018 |

Personally, I’ve always wanted a portico on my house…haven’t you? Even better, how about this home with TWO?! Your guests can park their carriage under the front portico and then proceed through the home, traversing your ballroom, to take tea under the garden portico. If you love historic homes, this is the one for you! […more]

New Shop in Brookside-Lady Bye for Women

Feb 8, 2018 |

“Would Kate Middleton wear it?”  That’s part of the criteria owner Abby Flores has when choosing clothes for her new Brookside shop, Lady Bye.    Located in the former Shopgirls space at 6245 Brookside Plaza (near Foos and 5B Candles), Lady Bye  opened last week and the buzz is spreading.  When I stopped by, two ladies […more]

Keller Williams Realty is now the #1 Real Estate Company NATIONWIDE

Feb 6, 2018 |

The Jason Brown Group My local Keller Williams office has been the #1 producing individual real estate office in the KC metro area for some time now. In 2016 we became the first real estate office in the history of the metro area to close more than $1 BILLION in real estate. We did it […more]

Overland Park Kansas real estate update for February 2018: Details on the Seller’s market & View Overland Park homes for sale

Feb 5, 2018 |

The Jason Brown Group Overland Park KS Real Estate Update There were 75 homes sold (closed) in Overland Park Kansas the past 15 days. In comparison to the 415 homes currently for sale in Overland Park, the city has 2.8 months of inventory on the market. This volume of real estate inventory indicates a seller’s […more]

Bier Station Hosts Youth 4 Change Fundraiser Saturday

Feb 5, 2018 |

Not only does John Couture of Bier Station run a friendly, neighborhood craft beer bar (with tasty food!)–his establishment is very involved in social issues and non-profit organizations in Kansas City.   This Saturday February 10, 2018 Bier Station (120 E Gregory) is hosting a fundraiser for Youth 4 Change, part of the Restart organization.  ReStart works towards […more]

Olathe Kansas real estate update for February 2018: Details on the strong Seller’s market & View Olathe homes for sale

Feb 4, 2018 |

The Jason Brown Group Olathe KS Real Estate Update There were 70 homes sold (closed) in Olathe Kansas the past 15 days. In comparison to the 275 homes currently for sale in Olathe, the city has 1.9 months of inventory on the market. This volume of real estate inventory indicates a strong seller’s market in […more]

Leawood Kansas real estate update for February 2018: Details on the Seller’s market & View Leawood homes for sale

Feb 4, 2018 |

The Jason Brown Group Leawood KS Real Estate Update There were 12 homes sold (closed) in Leawood Kansas the past 15 days. In comparison to the 90 homes currently for sale in Leawood, the city has 3.75 months of inventory on the market. This volume of real estate inventory indicates a seller’s market in Leawood […more]