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St Louis Clydesdales visit Kansas City! - 10/28/10 11:26 PM
Clydesdales in KCMO 2010 The mighty Clydesdales visit Kansas City's Waldo neighborhood! People from all over Kansas City came out to greet the magnificent Budweiser Clydesdales at 75th & Wornall in Waldo. We were so pleased to see the Budweiser trucks pulling into the CVS parking lot today. One team consists of eight horses. There are 4 teams.
Eight Clydesdales climbed out of the three Budweiser trucks. The Clydesdales travel with two drivers and a Dalmatian. (Plus the truck drivers and gear) Neighborhood children, some still in their school uniforms, laughed with glee as the Clydesdales twitched and snorted while (18 comments)
Southtown Waldo Brookside at Dave Smith Lampmaker - 10/27/10 11:16 PM
The Southtown Business Association including Waldo and Brookside business owners met tonight at Dave Smith Lampmaker's at 7432 Wornall Road. Bette is the hostest with the mostest! She cooked up meatballs, bacon wrapped shrimp, cupcakes and other delightful treats! There was wine, cheese, nuts, and most enjoyable company. Volunteers were solicited to help with the Halloween Brookside Trick or Treat this coming Saturday. No worries there - these people are dedicated to proliferatiing good times in Waldo and Brookside! Another event on the agenda is the E-Waste Event scheduled for November 6th at 51st and Oak. Bring your electronic waste [tv's, (1 comments)
Scammers Or Legitimate Buyers? - 10/23/10 11:37 PM
Scammers often contact real estate agents saying they want to buy properties. What they don''t realize is that there are multiple forums to check names, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers and even the content of previously written letters and emails. How do we know if you are a scammer or a legitimate buyer? Well, first we check you out. But, beyond that, you can't just tell me you want to buy a property - you have to be qualified. Scammers can't qualify. Not all emails that sound like scammers are scammers. There are legitimate buyers who contact me via email (41 comments)
Kansas City MO Market Report 64113 2010 3rd Quarter Brookside Area - 10/23/10 07:13 PM
This Real Estate Market Report for the Brookside Area of Kansas City focuses on zip code 64113 although some neighborhoods are actually south Plaza (64112). The neighborhoods examined are some of the more popular in Kansas City's Brookside Area. The highest price paid for a single family home in Brookside/South Plaza neighborhoods in the 3rd Quarter was $1,395,000. The average price paid was $289,000. There are currently 165 homes for sale in zip code 64113.There were 57 homes Sold in Brookside during the 3rd quarter.There were 578 listings withdrawn or otherwise removed from the market unsold. Competition for buyers remains fierce; (1 comments)
Kansas City Missouri Police Department Open House - 10/20/10 10:39 PM
Last weekend the Kansas City MO Police Department (KCMOPD) held an open house for the public to come out and see what they do. Officers were on hand from their helicopter, bomb disposal squad, canine patrol, equine patrol and CSI department. What I noticed most was the police officers themselves. They were all friendly and sooo enthusiastic about their individual jobs within the department. The helicopter pilot said "I have the best job in the world." The horseback rider said "I have the best job in the world." Members of the Police Athletic League(PAL) cooked up hot dogs and hamburgers for (4 comments)
All 50 State Attorneys General Investigate Mortgage Loan Servicers - 10/17/10 02:08 AM
State Attorneys General in all 50 states signed a joint statement to work together to determine whether or not mortgage loan servicers properly submitted documents in the foreclosure process. The improper documentation is being called 'robo-signing'. What is 'robo-signing'? This is the term that has been given to the banks' representatives signing documents without having personal knowledge of the facts related to the document. These documents and affidavits were also NOT signed in the presence of a Notary Public, as required by law. The results of the inquiry will determine what steps will be taken next. Foreclosure Affidavit Joint Statement *************************************************************** (5 comments)
Meyer Fountain in Kansas City MO - 10/16/10 12:51 PM
The Meyer Fountain in Kansas City MO is located in the middle of Ward Parkway Blvd, south of the Country Club Plaza. Meyer Fountain was erected in 1924 as JC Nichols was developing the Plaza Shopping District and the residential areas to the south of the Plaza. Ward Parkway Boulevard has 3 lanes in each direction. Keep in mind that this roadway was built when most people did not own a car.
Meyer Fountain is actually in the middle of a round-a-bout at the intersection of Ward Parkway and Meyer Blvd. I love driving from my Brookside neighborhood into the (1 comments)
It could not happen to a "Nicer" Guy - 10/16/10 10:27 AM
Deborah Garvin, mortgage broker in CA, gives an opinion on how our judicial system handles big time mortgage fraud. I expect that we will see more ineffectual 'justice' as the latest investigations into banking practices handling foreclosures come to light. Via Deborah Garvin California Mortgage Financing (Gateway Diversified Funding): That’s right: It couldn’t happen to a “nicer” guy....Mozillo finally gets some comeuppance.
Just reported: Anthony Mozillo, former CEO of Countrywide Mortgage (now part and parcel of Bank of America) has settled with the SEC for violations of defrauding investors of the looming certainty of the mortgage meltdow. The fine: 67.5 Million. (1 comments)
Driving home this evening, I saw this yard and was compelled to stop and take photos. They even have sound and light effects which means I may have to go back for a video!
The headstone on the right moves!
I heard a sound and the pillar slid open to reveal this Zombie creature.
Complete with smoke! Kansas City Real Estate Agent ♫ ♪ ♫ Maria Morton ♫ ♪ ♫ ♪
PRUDENTIAL KANSAS CITY REALTY 435 NICHOLS RD 3RD FLOOR KANSAS CITY, MO (12 comments)
Kansas City Real Estate Market October 2010 - 10/11/10 10:33 AM
Like the rest of the country, Kansas City is waiting to see what the investigations into some major banks foreclosure practices will show. Hundreds, if not thousands, of listings in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area have been pulled off the market pending the results of these investigations. The initial effect on the Kansas City Real Estate Market is a decrease in inventory lsited on our Heartland MLS. For some sellers, the action is a reprieve giving them more time to find a way to keep their homes. For others, the suspension of foreclosure activity means that they will not be able (3 comments)
What Does TheBanks' Halt on Foreclosures Mean For You? - 10/08/10 09:25 PM
The recent halt on foreclosures by many of the large lending institutions has caused quite a stir in the news media but what does the suspension of foreclosure activity mean as far as real estate transactions in Missouri and Kansas? I was notified by email that the following banks are stopping all foreclosure proceedings in Missouri and Kansas: Bank of America, Chase, Countrywide, GMAC and JP Morgan. These banks are under investigation by the State Attorney General. PNC Financial may also be halting or suspending foreclosure proceedings. Why are they stopping, suspending or putting on hold the foreclosure proceedings? There may (11 comments)
Loose Park Rose Garden in Kansas City Missouri - 10/07/10 04:23 PM
The Laura Conyers Smith Memorial Rose Garden is located on the north end of Loose Park in Kansas City MO. Laura Conyers Smith relocated to Kansas City from Portland Oregon which has beautiful public gardens. Mrs. Smith spread her love of roses to many Kansas City men and women at afternoon tea parties. She was instrumental in forming the Kansas City Rose Society and later spearheaded the formation of the Municipal Rose Garden in Loose Park. Our Rose Garden in Loose Park is maintained jointly by the Kansas City Parks and Recreation Department and the Kansas City Rose Society. All of (10 comments)
Kansas City - Midtown into the Plaza - 1.5 minute drive video - 10/07/10 12:05 PM
Here's a short video taken in Kansas City on a cloudy day last week. After showing some condos downtown, I turned on the flipvideo camera from midtown to the Plaza just so you could get a little Kansas City flavor. Kansas City is supporting Breast Cancer Awareness month this year by turning many of our fountains pink so the last shot in the short video is of JC Nichols fountain in pink. Did you know that Kansas City has more fountains than any city in the world with the exception of Rome?
Memoirs of a Bullied Kid - 10/06/10 11:49 PM
This post was recommended to me by my friend Cassie Atteberry. It is about how bullying affects everyone and how we can all work to change this behavior that is having such a devastating effect on our society. Bullying is not a 'little problem that people grow out of;' bullying has serious consequences that we read about on the news every day. Please take a minute to read this important message. It could save a life - yours, your child's, your neighbor or your neighbor's child. This is for everyone. It is long but it's a quick read and well worth (2 comments)
Kansas City Fountain and Tower for Wordless Wednesday - 10/06/10 11:37 AM
Top spout of JC Nichols fountain shooting up in front of Plaza Tower in background. Castle in Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank in Kansas City Old Northeast section of Kansas City Kansas City Thinks Pink Condo for sale in Kansas City Megan Washington Singing From Australia Study of JC Nichols Fountain in Kansas City What's Hot In Kansas City Real Estate? Kansas City Real Estate Agent ♫ ♪ ♫ Maria Morton ♫ ♪ ♫ ♪
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Kansas City Fountains - A Study of JC Nichols Fountain - 10/06/10 01:45 AM
Kansas City has more fountains than any other city in the world with the exception of Rome. One of our most famous and well-loved fountains is the JC Nichols Fountain on the eastern edge of the Country Club Plaza. You may recognize this fountain from tourist brochures as the one with the four horses.
Look familiar? Yes, it's pink today in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month. You can click for FREE and sponsors will donate to pay for mammograms. Back to the JC Nichols Fountain. Besides its' location on the south end of Mill Park just east of (3 comments)
Kansas City Thinks Pink! - 10/05/10 08:00 PM
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. To promote Breast Cancer Awareness, Kansas City has turned some of her fountains pink!
Kansas City supports Think Pink with Pink Fountains! Click here to support Breast Cancer Awareness - it's FREE to click! Sponsors pay for mammograms.
The JC Nichols fountain on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City flows pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month this October. Kansas City really got in the spirit of Think Pink and people like it! There were many people out visitng the fountains today.
Notice the dog in the (4 comments)
Old NE Kansas City - 10/04/10 09:03 PM
The Old NE Kansas City was once home to many doctors and other prominent citizens. There are many inviting homes to appreciate in this area. The Old NE was 'country' in the 1800's. When Dr. Tiffany built his castle in the Old NE section of Kansas City, the houses (and roads) now surrounding the home were not yet in existence. By the 1920's, Kansas City was growing and more homes were being built in the sparser areas of town. By the 1930' and 40's, Kansas City needed even more housing so the farmlands and woodlands were developed around houses that (5 comments)
Megan Washington Singing From Australia - 10/04/10 05:30 AM
This is an amazing artist out of Australia that I just had to share with you all! Her name is Megan Washington Kansas City Real Estate Agent ♫ ♪ ♫ Maria Morton ♫ ♪ ♫ ♪
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The old Federal Reserve Bank building at 925 Grand Blvd in downtown Kansas City has been converted into condos. The new Federal Reserve is now located at 1 Memorial Drive, close to the Liberty Memorial. _________________________________________________ Kansas City Real Estate Agent ♫ ♪ ♫ Maria Morton ♫ ♪ ♫ ♪ ♫ ♪ ♫ ♪ ♫ ♪ don't worry ♫ ♪ ♫ (6 comments)
Condo For Sale in Brookside Kansas City Missouri - 10/02/10 12:25 PM
2 bedroom 2 bath condo for sale in Brookside's Blue Goose - that's 333 W Meyer Blvd, on the southeast corner of Wornall Rd and Meyer Blvd; across the street from St. Andrews to the west ans the Montessori School to the north. The Price Chopper and all of the Brookside shops, bars and restaurants are right out your front door!
#1113 in 333 W Meyer is listed for sale at $116,500.The unit boasts fresh paint and new frieze carpet for you to sink your feet into. See the MLS data for this listing. #1695299
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