overland park homes: February 2011 Market Update - 02/17/11 04:26 AM
February 2011 Market Update Gradual improvement in the housing market continues at a steady pace without government support.
Six months after two consecutive years of tax incentives for buyers; starting in July 2008 with a $7,500 repayable first-time buyer tax credit, extending to a $8,000 nonrepayable first-time buyer tax credit in January 2009, and ending in June 2010 with the expanded credit to repeat buyers; the market has shown remarkable improvement from the initial drop this past July. With mortgage rates remaining near historic lows and home prices having generally stabilized, economists are expecting further strength in 2011.
Consumers are … (0 comments)

overland park homes: Great Condo - Great Price: $70,000.00 - 02/16/11 06:25 AM
Great Condo In Overland Park KS!
1 Bed
1 Bath
All Appliances Stay (including washer and dryer)
Fire Place
Hardwood
Tile
New Tile and Paint in Bath
3 year old furnace
Close to JCCC
Close to Shopping
Min from I 435
$140.00 / Mo HOA fees
Maint provided, trash pickup, water, car port, pool, club house, snow removal, building insurance, 2nd floor unit, and much much more.
The property is priced very well, this property can close quick, sellers are motivated. If you want more information on this property please get in touch with me. I can get you in front … (1 comments)

overland park homes: Eight Steps To Buying Your Home: - 01/31/11 08:34 AM
You can find this information at my real estate website http://www.woodteamkc.com and much more information. Feel free to contact me with any and all of your real estate needs. Eight steps to buying your home 1. Decide to buy. Although there are many good reasons for you to buy a home, wealth building ranks among the top of the list. We call home ownership the best “accidental investment” most people ever make. But, we believe when it is done right, home ownership becomes an “intentional investment” that lays the foundation for a life of financial security and personal choice. There are … (2 comments)

overland park homes: Housing Inventory in the Kansas City Market! - 01/26/11 01:30 AM
Though the Kansas City Real Estate Market is still a buyers market, there is and indicator that is showing the Kansas City market is getting better for sellers.
When real estate agents gauge a market by using a measurement known as "Absorption Rate". An absorption rate is a simple calculation based on number of home sales and number of home currently active in the market place. This calculation is used to determine if the market is a buyers market or a sellers market.
Rule of Thumb
Buyers Market = 7 months or more of inventoryBalanced Market = 6 months of inventorySellers Market = 5 … (0 comments)

overland park homes: Community Spotlight: Mills Farm, Overland Park KS ($400,000.00 to $2,000,000.00) - 01/25/11 03:16 AM
Mills Farm is one of Overland Park KS's premier home communities. They provide upscale manor homes on beautiful estate lots. The community also boasts of many bronze statues of horses, some of the best are found as you enter the front gate area of the community.
When you enter Mills Farm you instantly realize that this community is not your typical Johnson County cookie cutter community. Each home in Mills Farm has it's own charm and grandeur. Mills Farm is divided into three communities; The Meadows (400s and up), The Manor (500s and up) and The Estates (700s to 2 Mil).
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overland park homes: Johnson County Sold Stats For January 1, 2011 Thru January 24, 2011 - 01/24/11 12:11 PM
What are the STATS for sold homes in Johnson County KS in January 2011 so far? Look below for a quick view of properties sold so far this year!
 
Status: Sold (171) 2011
        List Price        Sale Price     Beds      Full Baths      Half Baths      SqFt      DOM      CDOM
Min   $56,600         $53,000         2              1                  0             620   … (0 comments)

overland park homes: So Sad Da Bears Did Not Make It To The Super Bowl :-( - 01/23/11 12:43 PM
Well, as I sit here this evening morning the loss that the Bears were handed by the Packers for the NFC Championship I ponder the lost opportunities that they had this evening. I have to admit that I am proud of my team and as I tell my friends "Being a Bears fan has it's perks like not having any expectations to have a winning season. Then when they win a game it is much sweeter because you did not expect them to win!" Now I must tell you that I was born into a family of Bears fans, there has … (2 comments)

overland park homes: Are We Heading Toward A Sellers Market? - 01/23/11 09:00 AM
According to the video clip and if the research plays out, then it is very viable that we are heading in that direction and 2011 could see a shift from buyers market to sellers market. Of course there are a lot of factors at play for a complete real estate turn around, but things are looking up and the real estate recovery is moving forward.
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overland park homes: Historic Home Buying Afford Ability - 01/23/11 08:47 AM
We could be heading toward a sellers market soon if the research pointed out in this video clip plays out, of course there are a lot of factors to keep the market moving toward recovery, but the outlook is hoepfull!!
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overland park homes: Great News For The Kansas City Metro Market - 01/22/11 05:35 PM
According to housingpredictor.com two of the top 25 housing markets are in the Kansas City area. Kansas City Kansas comes in at number 2 while Overland Park Kansas comes in at number 17!
What does this mean? According to housingpredictor.com these two communities are poised to see housing inflation to be at healthy levels, that is home prices are heading back up! This is great news as it has been a couple of years of housing deflation or going down.
Even with this great news, now is the best time to purchase a new home! I am meeting with a couple … (1 comments)

overland park homes: 2009 First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit Fact Sheet - 04/28/09 08:28 AM
2009 First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit Fact SheetWho is Eligible• The $8,000 tax credit is available for first-time home buyers only.• The law defines "first-time home buyer" as a buyer who has not owned a principal residence during the three-year period prior to the purchase.• All U.S. citizens who file taxes are eligible to participate in the program.Payback Provisions• The tax credit is a true credit. It does not have to be repaid.• The only repayment requirement is if the home owner sold the home within three years after the purchase.Income Limits• Home buyers who file as single or head-of-household taxpayers … (0 comments)

overland park homes: 16193 Linden St, Overland Park KS price reduced to $235,900.00 - 04/28/09 02:53 AM
Welcome to this outstanding town home in Overland Park KS. This pristine home can be found in the Wilderness community and is priced 16,000 below cost to build in 2006.
The home has many upgrades including hardwoods, tile, frieze carpet, cherry cabinets, walkout basement and all appliances stay, including the washer and dryer.
The community has outstanding benefits that include a million dollar club house, walking trails, play area, tennis courts, lake, workout facility, no water bill and no trash pickup costs and much more.The home sits on top of a hill and walks out to green space. The view from … (0 comments)

 
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