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Leawood, KS is in the southern part of the Greater Kansas City Metropolitan area. This is an office building recently completed. It is 104,000 square feet in size and can be rented in increments of 5,000 sq. ft. @ $28.50/sq.ft.
From city center, travel south on State Line Rd, turn right on 112th St. as if you were going to Hallbrook Country Club. Take the first right instead of going straight. The building will be on your right.
Like many buildings in Leawood and Overland Park, this is new construction. In this (8 comments)
Children playing in the fountain at Crown Center on a hot summer day in July of 2009.
If you are interested in selling or buying a home in Kansas City, I would be pleased to meet with you to discuss your plans and options. Thanks for reading. Maria Morton 435 Nichols Rd. 3rd Floor Kansas City, MO 64112 816.560.3758 Mobile 816.410.5499 Office 816.410.6302 fax
This is one of many buildings along Grand Boulevard in Kansas City which were built between the late 1800's and early 1900's. The architectural details make me want to jump out of my automobile and look closer every time I drive between the Plaza and Downtown KC. Builders just don't take the time to make beautiful buildings such as these in the 21st century. They do build amazing structures like this:
The Sprint Center, on 14th & Grand, is often referred to as the big space ship. Built in 2005-2007, the arena (11 comments)
Kansas City Real Estate Mid Year Report 2009 - 07/28/09 10:12 AM
Kansas City Real Estate Mid Year Report 2009 The number of sales seems to have increased each month this year although prices, in most cases, are within ~11% (+ or -) of 2002 levels.
The chart to the left depicts the number of overall sales per month in Heartland Multiple Listing Service (MLS). (please ignore column1 & 2)
It appears that the number of sales have increased each month. While the number of homes being sold is increasing, the average sales prices have declined in most areas. So far this (3 comments)
Spanish Architecture in Kansas City - 07/22/09 10:41 PM
Spanish Architecture in Kansas City The reason we have Spanish style architecture in Kansas City is because Jesse Clyde Nichols took a European vacation. Sounds simple enough. In actuality, JC bought the land that is now the Country Club Plaza in the early 1900's. The main form of transportation was still horse and buggies and trains for cross country. Automobiles were owned by a few of the wealthier individuals but everyone did not have a car as they do today. When JC shared his vision of an upscale shopping center with his friends, most of them told him he was crazy. (18 comments)
The Kansas City Mounted Police Patrol on Nichols Road, Country Club Plaza, Kansas City, MO. 21 July 2009 Seen as we were heading out for Agent Tour this Tuesday. Agent Tour for South of the River happens every Tuesday. This is when Real Estate Agents and Brokers tour the new listings in the Kansas City Areas. The tour lasts from 10am until 2pm. We see as many listings as we can in that time and give our opinions of price and condition on each home. We also make (5 comments)
The formal look of this garden spot on a median in Mission Hills soothes the eye with symmetry. (8 comments)
South Kansas City Recycling Day - 07/19/09 08:02 PM
South Kansas City Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Day is Saturday 29 August from 8am - 12noon at Hale Cook School (73rd & Washington). The following items will be accepted: Antifreeze, Oil, Car batteries, Household batteries, Paint, Paint Thinner, Stain, Tires, Leaves & Brush.
A shredder truck will be on site from 9am - 11am ONLY so bring your confidential documents for shredding.
The event is for KCMO residents and participating communities: ID required. Residences only; no businesses. There is a 300 car limit, so come early.
Pictured above are two markers for Oak Meyer Gardens located a (4 comments)
East of Ward Parkway and West of Valley on 70th Ter. Maria Morton * Prudential Kansas City Real Estate * 81.6 560.3758 Mobile * 816.410.5499 Office (3 comments)
Selling Your Kansas City Home for the Best Possible Price - 07/18/09 01:00 PM
Selling a home is an art which requires balance between interpreting the objective data and a feel for what buyers are looking for today. Analysis of the data for all of Kansas City down to the data for the few blocks around your home is essential. This is the starting point.This gives you an idea of home values in your immediate vicinity as well as statistical data applicable to the Kansas City Real Estate Market. Once you have a good overall view of your particular area and how it relates to the rest of Kansas City, you can begin to focus (2 comments)
This is a restaurant on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City. It's not McDonald's. ^__^ Where are we?
If you are interested in selling or buying a home in Kansas City, I would be pleased to meet with you to discuss your plans and options. Thanks for reading. Maria Morton 435 Nichols Rd. 3rd Floor Kansas City, MO 64112 816.560.3758 Mobile 816.410.5499 Office 816.410.6302 fax (10 comments)
Unexpected Circumstances - 07/15/09 01:23 AM
I am delighted with the story, and the moral, in the movie Stranger Than Fiction, written by Zach Helm and directed by Marc Forster. It begins with an IRS auditor going about his routine day. Brushing all 32 teeth 76 times, leaving to catch the bus at the same time every morning, eating alone, and generally living a life devoid of joy or meaning. Then our protagonist, Harold Crick, played by Will Ferrell, begins hearing a voice. The voice is narrating his life. The voice leads him to believe he will die soon. Harold visits a psychiatrist; then a professor of (6 comments)
One of our members needs help - 07/13/09 12:49 AM
This woman needs a kidney transplant. She is the daughter of one of our bloggers. None of the relatives can donate: they don't match. If you can help... It is Kathleen Ann Pacheco-Corbitt's daughter. You can also help by blogging or tweeting. THANKS. (13 comments)
These numbers are from Heartland MLS. All information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Totals include commercial, residential, lots & land, and multi-dwelling units within the entire Heartland MLS area - all 5,000 square miles. To find out about home values in and around your neighborhood, please consult with a professional realtor as there are dramatic differences in all variables from one neighborhood to the next. Overall, the Kansas City Greater Metropolitan Area is down ~12% from last year. This is an average percentage so some neighborhoods are up a little while others are down. Please call if you would (3 comments)
Kansas City Market Report for Wornall Homestead & Manor 1st half of 2009 - 07/12/09 07:13 PM
Wornall Manor was 500 acre of farmland bought by John Wornall in the 1800's. John moved with his family from Kentucky to Kansas City shortly before the Civil War. The Greek Revival home John built on what is now Wornall Road is a testament to the success he enjoyed expanding from his family tradition of farming into real estate, banking, and politics. Please visit the John Wornall House Museum at 6115 Wornall for a more thorough history of this remarkable gentleman. From 57th Street to 63rd Street, Wornall Homestead extends from Wornall Rd east to Brookside Blvd. Wornall Manor extends from (0 comments)
Active Listings: 19 homes in Sunset Hill are FOR SALE today. SOLD: 6 homes have sold in this subdivision between January and June of 2009. Pending: 5 homes have Contracts that are Pending now. Back Ups: 2 homes have Contracts Pending but are accepting Back Up Offers.
Prices in Sunset Hill run from around 800k and up. There are a number of homes on the state and national register of historic (0 comments)
Country Club District, Heights & Ridge: January - June 2009 - 07/11/09 09:56 PM
Country Club District: January - June 2009. Kansas City, MO: between the Brookside shops and Loose Park. There are currently 2 Active Listings. 3 Sold during this time period. The average Sold price was $216,333. Country Club Heights: There are 5 Active listings today. 2 homes have Pending Contracts. 1 Sold at $370,000. ($375,000. List) Country Club Ridge: There are 8 Active listings today. 3 have Sold during the time period. The average Sold price was $672,000.
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Armour Fields: January - June 2009 - 07/11/09 09:08 PM
Armour Fields exists just west of Armour Hills in Brookside. There are 6 Active Listings today. 1 Contract is Pending. 2 have Sold during the first half of 2009.
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Armour Hills January - June 2009 Kansas City Real Estate - 07/11/09 09:01 PM
There are 25 Active listings in Armour Hills today. Average list price is $256,875. Average square feet is 1946. There are 3 homes with Contracts Pending; 5 accepting Back Up Offers. 28 homes were SOLD in the 1st half of 2009. The average Sold price was $223,348. map of Armour Hills
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Armour Hills Gardens Market Statistics 1st half of 2009 - 07/11/09 09:00 PM
Armour Hills Gardens is right next to Armour Hills in Brookside. Roughly covering the area from 66th to 69th St & Oak to Holmes. There are currently 10 Active Listings (homes for sale.) 3 Pending Contracts; 1 accepting Back Up Offers and 7 Sold in the first half of 2009. The average sold price is $210,993.
STARLIGHT THEATRE KANSAS CITY 2009 LEGALLY BLONDE PLAYING ************************************************************************************* If you, or someone you know, needs to sell their Kansas City home, I would be pleased to speak with you. Maria Morton Prudential Kansas City Realty 435 Nichols Rd. 3rd Floor Kansas City, MO 64112 816.560.3758 Mobile 816.410.5499 Office
************************************************************************************** If you, or someone you know, needs to sell their Kansas City home, call Maria Morton for a consultation. 816.560.3758 Mobile 816.410.5499 Office ********************************************************************************** Thanks for visiting! (17 comments)
Extraordinary Home in Prairie Village, KS - 07/05/09 11:17 PM
Last week I was privileged to be invited to visit the Kansas City Castle home at 87th & Mission Rd.- on the Kansas side of Kansas City. The home was built in 1928 by a man named Stonebraker as a symbol of love for his wife. Only one other family has ever lived in the home.
From the front door to the towers, this home is a magical paradise!Built in the Normandy fashion, the home has a tastefully medieval flavour that will delight the child in you. Many statuary grace the 2.4 acres in the middle of Prairie Village. Every (10 comments)
If you're feeling blue because you need to sell your Kansas City home, call Maria for a consultation. If you, or someone you know, is looking to buy a home in Kansas City, call Maria for a consultation. Maria Morton Prudential Kansas City Realty 435 Nichols Rd. 3rd Floor Kansas City, MO 64112 816.560.3758 Mobile 816.410.5549 Office Thanks for reading! (10 comments)
Union Station in Kansas City - a little history - 07/05/09 12:34 AM
Designed by architect, Jarvis Hunt, Kansas City's Union Station opened in 1914 at its' present location on the northwest corner of Pershing & Main. The site was chosen because it was higher than the flood plain and close to the business district.
The building design is in the beaux-art style with stone and ornate embellishment throughout the interior and exterior. Pictured on the right toward the end of the day, Union Station faces south. This is the eastern end of the building. The western side is where passengers boarded the trains. At the turn of the century, there (12 comments)
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