overland park: 3 simple steps to boost your credit score........ - 07/08/19 10:20 AM
Buying a home is an amazing accomplishment, one that can set your family up for future wealth, provide security and give you the satisfaction that comes with owning your own home. But before you can become a home owner you need to get approved for a loan.
For many would be home buyers this has become a challenge, many have the income but lack the credit score to qualify. If you are in this predicament here are 3 easy steps to get on the right track. I want to give a little disclaimer, credit scores don't magically improve overnight and be very … (0 comments)

overland park: 10740 w 115th Overland Park, KS 66210, amazing kitchen - 01/22/19 05:56 PM
Just Listed
10740 W 115th Street
Overland Park, KS 662210
$195,000
Best Overland Park property under $200,000. Just steps away from the new City Place. Amazing kitchen remodel, new furnace & A/C, newer carpet and paint.
Visit 10740w115th.info for more information
 
Like what you see? call 913-523-6427 to schedule a showing today!
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overland park: Hampton Place 2018 Real Estate Year in Review - 01/07/19 10:15 AM
Every year in January I write my annual recap of Hampton Place Home Sales for the prior year, 2018 will go down as the year of "Sale Pending" no sooner than a home listed did it seem like it was under contract. For those of you who are considering selling in 2019, here is a look back and my forecast for 2019.
 
A look back at 2018
The overall number of homes SOLD was relatively unchanged from 2017 and hasn't changed much over the past 5 years, we have been generally seeing about 20 to 30 homes sell per year. In a neighborhood … (3 comments)

overland park: Credit Score changes helping would be home buyers! - 08/20/18 01:38 PM
If you haven't checked your credit score in a while, you may be in for a pleasant surprise. The 3 major credit reporting agencies have made significant changes to the way they report negative information.
The National Consumer Assistance Plan (NCAP) is an initiative launched by Equifax, Experian and Trans Union to make your credit report more accurate and to make it easier to correct errors on your credit report.
In the last 2 years over 8 million collections have been removed from credit reports and the average consumers credit score has risen 14 points. 
More: See all homes for sale in Johnson County … (0 comments)

overland park: Sylvan Lake Homes for Sale, Overland Park Kansas - 08/17/18 06:45 AM
2 Great New Listings in Sylvan Lake
 
15751 Beverly Street Overland Park, KS 66223
 
 
Click Here for more pictures and current price
 
6032 W 158th Street Overland Park, KS 66223
 
 
Click Here to see more picture and current price
 
Like what you see? Call Mike Russell at 913-523-6427 for a private showing.
Want to see more homes? Visit www.SearchJoCoHomes to see all homes for sale in Johnson County Kansas and the entire Kansas City Metro area.
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overland park: TerryBrook Farms, Overland Parks Hottest New Home Subdivision - 05/15/18 01:46 PM
Born out of a collaboration of 2 of Johnson Counties most reputable builders Don Julian and Brian Rodrock, Terrybrook Farms has quickly become South Overland Parks hottest new home community. Julian and Rodrock have been building homes and developing neighborhoods in Johnson County for over 40 years and Terrybrook may be their masterpiece.
Click Here to See All TerryBrook Farms Homes For Sale
Located just off 17st & Switzer, Terrybrook Farms has 4 distinctive sections to satisfy every home style and Price range. You will find Reverse 1.5 story, 1.5 story and 2 story homes from some of Kansas Cities most renowned builders … (0 comments)

overland park: Blue Valley School District Homes under $500,000, Kansas - 05/07/18 01:33 PM
If you are moving to the Kansas City Metro area and are looking for quality schools for your children, your search will eventually lead you to Johnson County Kansas. Johnson County Kansas is located just Southeast of Kansas City and has always been know for its high quality schools. One of those school districts is Blue Valley. Blue Valley's boundaries are from South of 435 and the Stateline West and to Pflumm. 
More: See All Houses For Sale in the Blue Valley School District under $500,000 
The following are just some of the many distinctions Blue Valley Schools and its students have recently … (1 comments)

overland park: Top 3 New Home Subdivisions that feed into St Michael’s Overland Park - 02/26/18 12:49 PM
If you want to purchase or build a new home within the St Michael’s attendance district your choices have been pretty slim the last few years, however that is changing. With the recent addition of Sundance Ridge and the new phases of Water’s Edge and River Ridge Farms your choices are now greater than ever. Plus be on the look out for the new Mission Ranch coming Spring 2018. 
If you are looking to build or buy a new home now? Here are 3 great options to consider.
Water’s Edge
Located near the corner of 159th Street and Mission Road, Water’s Edge is a new … (0 comments)

overland park: No Lender Fees, Save Thousands with Keller Mortgage - 10/16/17 10:18 AM
The New Keller Mortgage is changing the way buyers finance their new home purchase. Keller Mortgage was started by Keller Williams Realty to create a better way for buyers to purchase a home and for sellers to be able to offer better financing options to potential buyers of their home.
More: Download APP and Apply for a Loan with Keller Mortgage
Keller Mortgage Benefits for Buyers:
Ask anyone who has purchased a home recently and you will most likely here a similar story, that there are not a lot of homes available and the competition to get a desired home under contract  is even … (1 comments)

overland park: Overland Park Home for sale 5803 W. 157th Terrace - 04/13/17 11:05 AM
Just Listed
5803 W. 157th Terrace
Overland Park, KS 66223
Creekside Subdivision
$270,000
View Photos and More at 5803w157th.info 
4 Bedrooms
2.5 Bath
New Carpet
Freshly painted
Fantastic Blue Valley Schools
Call Michael Russell at 913-523-6427 for a private showing.
 
Visit SearchJoCoHomes.com to see all Johnson County homes for sale
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overland park: Underwater Homes reach 6 year low in Johnson County Kansas - 02/14/17 12:59 PM
For the last several years we have seen a declining inventory of homes for sale in Johnson County Kansas.  There are many factors that have lead to this declining inventory but one of the biggest factors has been "underwater homes" or homes that are worth less than the mortgage currently owed.
If you bought your home during the peak market years of 2005 to 2007 you may have been caught in this trap. Towards the end of 2011 nearly 26% of homes were considered to be underwater, making is virtually impossible to sell without bringing a large sum of cash to the … (0 comments)

overland park: Mission Ranch is coming, are you ready.......... - 01/19/17 09:17 AM
Being in real estate and living in Hampton Place I am constantly getting asked about the new subdivision that will be built behind Sunrise Point Elementary School (15700 Roe Blvd) 
After several unavoidable delays, Rodrock Homes of Johnson County plans to start infrastructure work this February 2017 and will be releasing later this Summer 2017. 
Heres what we know:
Subdivision Name: Mission Ranch
Developer : Rodrock homes of Johnson County
Price Range: $450,000 to $750,000
Home Styles: 2 story, 1.5 Story, Reverse 1.5 Story
1st Phase : 50 residential lots
Amenities: Expect a Community pool similar to the Summerwood community being developed at 159th & Quivira.
Are you considering building … (1 comments)

overland park: Hampton Place 2016 Real Estate Sales Report - 01/19/17 08:38 AM
Dear Hampton Place friends and neighbors,
It is January 2017 and my goal as your neighbohood real estate expert is to keep you informed about the real estate market in Hampton Place. Having lived in Hampton Place for 11 years now I have seen a lot of changes in the market and 2016 was no different.
Mission Farms, new subdivison behind Sunrise Point info Click Here
 I am going to do the stats a little different this year, I am going to provide the last 5 years so you can see the sales trend for the neighborhood. I think you will be very surprised … (0 comments)

overland park: The Advantages to buying a home this fall in Johnson County Kansas - 10/24/16 06:24 AM
The public perception has always been that you buy and sell homes in the Spring or Summer. You may say, what would be the advantage to buying in the Fall or Winter months?
A lot of things have changed in the way we buy homes the last several years and the times of the year we purchase has too. Buying a home in the fall can be very advantageous, you will generally find more homes to choose from, less competition from other buyers and less chance of a bidding war on your favorite home. Do you want to know more about purchasing … (0 comments)

overland park: Advantages to selling your Johnson County home this fall - 10/21/16 03:31 AM
While most people would agree that the traditional time of year to sell a home is in the spring. What  you may be surprised to hear that selling your home in the fall can be equally as advantageous. Low interest rates and a severe shortage of available properties has changed the traditional view about home selling. 
Have you been considering selling your home? Click here to download the Russell Home Teams free guide to selling your home this fall.
Would you like to see all of the great homes available in Johnson County? Visit www.SearchJocoHomes.com Updated every 15 minutes directly from the local MLS.
 
 
 
 
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overland park: 6400 W. 149th Terrace Overland Park, KS 66223 - 08/05/16 08:30 AM
New to Market
6400 W. 149th Terrace
Overland Park, KS 66223
Highly Coveted Regency by the Lake Subdivison
$316,000
 
 
www.6400w149th.info 
4 bedrooms 2.5 baths finished walkout basement fenced yard open floor plan hearth room formal dining 5th non-conforming bedroom Amazing 2 story home in popular Regency by the Lake, community pool and Blue Valley Schools.
Call Michael Russell at 913-523-6427 for a private showing.
for more photos visit www,SearchJoCoHomes.com
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overland park: 8004 W. 114th Ter Overland Park Kansas, Quail Valley Colonial - 07/01/16 01:47 AM
Just Listed in uber popular Quail Valley, this 2 story colonial is simply amazing. Updated and upgraded this is the home you have been looing for
4 bedroom
2 full and 1 half bathrooms
finished basement
fenced yard with deck, patio and mature landscaping
Top Notch Blue Valley Schools
Watch the interactive 3D virtual tour then call Michael Russell at 913-523-6427 or visit www.SearchJoCoHomes.com to see photos and more info
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overland park: 10416 Garnett Street Overland Park, KS 66214 - 05/13/16 03:23 AM
Just Listed
10416 Garnett Street
Overland Park, KS 66214
Montrachet Townhomes
$210,000
 
Completely updated and 100% move in ready, the Montrachet Townhouses are highly sought after and rarely turn over.
View all Photos at 10416Garnett.info
This unit has brand new carpet, new windows, freshly painted, 2 amazingly remodeled bathrooms, an updated kitchen , newer furnace and A/C.
The only thing missing is you!
Call Michael Russell immediately at 913-523-6427 for a private showing
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overland park: The Log Jam in Johnson County Kansas Real Estate - 02/26/16 02:12 AM
There has been a storm brewing in the Johnson County Kansas Real Estate market for some time and it has the potential to explode this spring. There is a number I want you to think about and it is 1.5, that is the number of months supply of homes currently available in Johnson County. 
What that really means is that if no new homes are listed, every listed home in Johnson County would be SOLD in 1.5 months with no other homes to purchase. Is this a good thing? The answer is no and while if you are a seller you can … (1 comments)

overland park: Blackthorne Estates, Overland Park Home Sales Report March 2016 - 02/26/16 01:09 AM
Home Sales Report for Blackthorne Estates Overland Park Kansas 66224
 
South Overland Park has a lot of amazing subdivisions, places where families take root and the quality of life defines your future. These South Overland Park neighborhoods have a lot in common and the Blue Valley School District has a lot to do with. One of those neighborhoods is Blackthorne Estates.
View all Homes for sale in Blackthorne Estates
Blackthorne Estates is located just south of 155th & Mission Road, developed by Duggan Homes it is an incredible mix of 2 story, 1.5 story and reverse ranch homes. In 2015 homes in Blackthorne Estates … (2 comments)

 
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