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shawnee ks: New Price! Beautiful 4 Bedroom in Lakeview Estates, Shawnee, KS now only $385,000! - 07/01/11 10:22 AM
New Price! Beautiful 4 Bedroom in Lakeview Estates, Shawnee, KS now only $385,000! Don't Miss This One ~ Gorgeous 4 Bedroom/3 Bath home in Lakeview Estates!! Only $385,000!!! SPECTACULAR LAKEFRONT HOME in small subdivision. The Builder custom built this home for his parents...only the best for Mom and Dad! Granite counters, new carpet, decorator paint colors...nothing skimped on. New $3500 TANKLESS Hot Water Heater, central vacuum system, custom lighting. Huge walkout finished basement, sun room overlooking the lake, main level office, workout room. This home has the most wonderful setting, you'll fall in love! Email, call or text us (913-787-1870) (0 comments)
shawnee ks: Students of USD 232 in Johnson County, KS are Making the Grade - 08/23/10 03:58 PM
Good news! If you're considering a move into the DeSoto School District (USD 232) or are already a part of it, your child's education will be in good hands. Students of USD 232 continue to score above state and national peers on the ACT assessment. The district received a composite average of 22.3 on the 2010 college entrance exam. This score is five tenths of a point lower than last year, but the district attributes this to the increase in the number of students taking the exam. There was a 12% increase over last year. You can see the individual high (0 comments)
Grey Oaks in Shawnee, KS has been busy in terms of real estate activity this summer. If you're looking to be a part of this great neighborhood, there's still quite a few to choose from. Grey Oaks currently has 12 active homes listed for sale ranging in price from $270,000 to $399,950, four to five bedroom floorplans for the picking. In the past 90 days alone, 8 homes have sold ($300,000 to $529,666) with an average days on market of 128 days, which is great for this price range.
Woodland Park has seen quite a bit of activity this summer. And with schools starting today and next week (for Kindergartners), there are still several available homes to choose from if you're looking for something in Western Shawnee. Woodland Park currently has 7 active homes listed for sale ranging in price from $169,975 to $190,000, three to four bedrooms/2+ baths available. Five of these active listings have been on the market for more than 130 days so far, which (0 comments)
This past week, I've been going over the market stats of some of the communities in Western Shawnee for the past three months or so. As a resident of Grey Oaks, I cover my community quite a bit, but wanted to share what's happening around me. Tuesday, I covered summer market stats for Woodsonia and yesterday, I reviewed Monticello Farms. Today, I'm taking a peek at Brittany Heights.
Brittany Heights has had a very productive summer. And with schools starting this week and next, there are still several available homes to choose from if you're looking in this area. (0 comments)
In continuing with the summer market stats for the Shawnee, KS area, today I'm looking at Monticello Farms. Monticello Farms, a Rodrock Community, had a cool summer in terms of real estate. Even though a couple of homes sold in the past four months, there is still a handful of available homes to choose from. Monticello Farms currently has 5 active homes listed for sale ranging in price from $185,000 to $254,950, three to five bedrooms available. In the past 120 days alone, only 2 homes have sold with an average days on market of 80 (1 comments)
Woodsonia in Shawnee, KS saw its fair share of real estate activity this summer. If you're looking to be a part of this great neighborhood, there's still a few to choose from. Woodsonia currently has 5 active homes listed for sale ranging in price from $199,900 to $245,000, four bedrooms with 2-3 baths available. In the past 90 days alone, 5 homes have sold with an average days on market of 47 days, which is great for this price range.
Woodsonia is located in Western Shawnee, just off K-7 Highway and Johnson Drive. It features a neighborhood (0 comments)
shawnee ks: Which Kansas City Area School is Making the Grade? - 07/26/10 12:50 PM
You can see it in the commercials on TV and the ads in the paper...Back to School is just around the corner. If you're a parent with children, the performance of nearby schools can can have a big impact on where you choose to live. Great Schools, a non-profit website, is on a mission to improve education by inspiring parents to get involved. Here you can see how each school is ranked based on performance on standardized tests in the elementary, middle, and high school levels relative to other schools in the state. You will be able to see test results according (0 comments)
shawnee ks: Plenty of Grey Oaks Homes for Sale in Shawnee, KS - 07/22/10 10:07 AM
As your Grey Oaks specialist, I'm here to let you know that even though we are still waiting for the next release of new lots, there are still some existing lots available as well as plenty of resales for the picking! There are currently 14 active listings on the market now, ranging in price from $275,000 to $399,950. Four homes are currently under construction and one has never been occupied; the remaining are resales and are eagerly waiting for offers! The average days on market for the area is 198, which about right for the price range of these homes. If you (0 comments)
Whether you're looking to update your home or get it ready to put on the market, you will see a return on your investment with some projects more than others. Not all of these may be necessary or financially reasonable in your situation, but if you're ready to tackle those home improvement projects consider some of these:
Remodel your kitchen. It may be time to get rid of those old avocado, white, or yellow appliances and replace them with something more modern. Updating appliances and countertops and resurfacing cabinets is one of the best ways to add (2 comments)
Getting approved for a home loan can be a nail-biting experience for some people. There's the whole uncertainty of the entire process, the waiting, and the overall anxiety that comes from getting approved for a home loan. However, below are some simple ways to calm your nerves and ease your fears regarding the process:
Pay Everything on Time! Even though this sounds pretty obvious, many borrowers will get so wrapped up in their every day lives that they will forget to pay a bill. A recent late pay on your credit report could increase the interest (1 comments)
If you are looking to make a move this summer, look no further than Grey Oaks in Western Shawnee, KS or Maple Brook Park in Northern Olathe, KS. Both Rodrock Development communities are offering homebuyer incentives and the benefits vary depending on the community.
Maple Brook Park in Olathe features Rodrock Homes' free Home Upgrade Program. Here, homebuyers can select from kitchen, garage workshop, kids playground and outdoor patio upgrade packages. Located off K-7 and 119th street, homes are priced in the low to mid $200,000s.
Grey Oaks in Shawnee is offering a limited (0 comments)
shawnee ks: K-7 & Johnson Drive Interchange Project Update in Western Shawnee, KS - 07/07/10 02:57 PM
Even though construction began just a few months ago, you can already see the progress crews have made on the new K-7 bridges that will cross over Johnson Drive. However, beginning on Monday, July 12th (subject to change though), access to Johnson Drive/55th Street just west of Hedge Lane Terrace from northbound and southbound K-7 will be closed to ALL traffic so that crews will be able to begin work on the roundabout that will be located east of Meadowview Drive. The traffic lights will still be operational during this phase and people should still be able to access the Crouch Corners and (0 comments)
Given the tax credit, low mortgage interest rates, and the fact that it's summer, Grey Oaks saw an increase in home sales activity for the month of June. From June 1st through June 30th, Grey Oaks experienced 6 homes sold with an average sale price of $349,878...compared to only 2 homes sold in the month of May at an average sale price $347,178. The average days on market for June was about 120 days, which is not too unusual for this price range. Grey Oaks has just released new floorplans for the community, so if you are interested in checking them (0 comments)
shawnee ks: June 30th Tax Credit Deadline Nears - 06/29/10 02:25 PM
As the June 30th deadline nears for the First-Time/Repeat Home Buyers tax credit, many people were hoping for another extension. But a move by the Senate last week dashed those hopes when the extension, as part of the American Jobs and Closing Tax Loopholes Act of 2010, failed to get the necessary votes. What does this mean? The National Association of Realtors estimates that approximately 180,000 qualified home-buyers will miss out on the credit by not closing tomorrow. Had the amendment passed, it would have extended the closing deadline until September. Rumors abound that the extension may not dead yet. Even if something (1 comments)
shawnee ks: New Floorplans for Grey Oaks in Western Shawnee!! - 06/24/10 04:07 PM
As a Grey Oaks resident, I can personally tell you how great it is here...schools within walking distance, walking trails, pool, playgrounds, picnic area, sand volleyball, community events, and more. As the community prepares for the release of its next phase, they are rolling out new floorplans to entice more buyers. The updated homes will range from $270,000s to $400,000s and higher and will feature 4-5 bedrooms, 2 1/2-5 1/2 baths, and 2-3 car garages. Grey Oaks will also offer a first this summer...wooded-view homesites.
One of the newest floorplans is the Aspen III Five. This two-story features an open (0 comments)
shawnee ks: Market Stats for Shawnee, KS - 06/15/10 07:40 AM
Looking at the market stats per Trulia, it looks like we may be seeing some interesting effects of the tax credit over the next few months. The average listing price of homes in the Shawnee, KS area dropped .7% to $266,731 for week ending June 9th, though we did see an increase of 2.3% in the median sales price for the same area of $152,394 from March through May 2010.
Shawnee Homes For Sale
With summertime now at hand, there are still some good deals to be had on homes for sale in the Kansas City area. Olathe (0 comments)
shawnee ks: New Listing in Woodland Park only $195,000!!! - 06/11/10 04:41 PM
Most popular plan & best house in Woodland Park!! At only $195,000, it won't be on the market long! TONS OF UPGRADES! New Roof, A/C, frieze carpet, and decorator paint colors. GRANITE countertops & STAINLESS appliances in Kitchen. Well cared for INSIDE & OUT.Huge Great Room plan, with finished basement for media & family rooms plus 1/2 bath & WET BAR. Private Master level w/double vanity and dual walk-in closets. Check out our website or give us a call at 913.787.1870 to see this property TODAY! (0 comments)
Attention all you bargain hunters out there! If you're looking for good deals on everything from baby gear to clothes to household furniture items and more look no further than Western Shawnee, KS...particularly the Grey Oaks community off Johnson Drive and K-7. It's time for this community's annual Spring Garage Sale and it's happening this weekend...Friday, April 23rd and Saturday, April 24th.
It sounds like Mother Nature may play a wet role off and on during this time, so make sure to bring plenty of cash...and an umbrella!
shawnee ks: K-7 & 55th Street/Johnson Drive Interchange Project in Shawnee, KS- Work to Begin Monday, March 29th - 03/24/10 01:35 PM
KDOT News Release K-7 & 55th Street/Johnson Drive Interchange Project Work to Begin in Johnson County Weather permitting, beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, March 29, access to and from Johnson Drive from both northbound and southbound K-7 will be closed for construction work on the new K-7 & 55th Street/Johnson Drive interchange project in Johnson County. Marked detours for project-related closures will be provided via signage on K-7 and adjoining city streets, and will also be included on a full-color interchange project detour map. To provide drivers with an easy to follow detour route, the City of Shawnee is placing color (0 comments)
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