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By Fran White, Kansas City North Real Estate, 816-682-3897
(North Kansas City Real Estate, Reece and Nichols Residential)
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Yes... GREEN is one of Staley High Schools colors along with black and silver.  But that's not what I was talking about when I said Staley High School was going GREEN... I meant Staley High School is the only school in the four-state region to adopt the green concept, and was one of the first in ...

By Fran White, Kansas City North Real Estate, 816-682-3897
(North Kansas City Real Estate, Reece and Nichols Residential)
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Have I ever told you my daughter loves music?  She has a record collection and most of the contents were purchased at "The Music Exchange" here in Kansas City, Missouri. Ron Rooks owned The Music Exchange and it was a fixture of Kansas City for decades.  There you would find my daughter in the st...

By Fran White, Kansas City North Real Estate, 816-682-3897
(North Kansas City Real Estate, Reece and Nichols Residential)
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OH how I love Kansas City North.... and the many things it has to offer!  You see I grew up in Kansas City North... before 435.... before there was a Worlds of Fun or Oceans of Fun.... not quite back in the day of Jesse James but before there were what they called "four leaf clover hiways" at 435...

By Fran White, Kansas City North Real Estate, 816-682-3897
(North Kansas City Real Estate, Reece and Nichols Residential)
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I've just learned of www.crimereports.com  .... a great website that no matter where you are in the U.S. you can put in an address or a zip code and see what kind of crime is happening in your neighborhood. What a useful tool this could be when clients ask, "How's the Crime in this neighborhood?"...

By Fran White, Kansas City North Real Estate, 816-682-3897
(North Kansas City Real Estate, Reece and Nichols Residential)
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I was sitting on my deck going over a list of things i've jotted down for May blog topics... boy am I behind, it's JUNE!  Time to get crackin'! The weather here has blistering hot and humid which makes for great storm weather!  I'm sure you've heard about the devastating tornados that have his ou...

By Mary Richards, Mary Richards
(Reece & Nichols Realtors)
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  If only money grew on trees...  Did your property tax assessment go up last year?  Are you paying higher property taxes? We have found that some homes are assessed at a higher value than what that home might sell for-some homeowners have taxes much higher than their neighbors.  This not only co...

By Fran White, Kansas City North Real Estate, 816-682-3897
(North Kansas City Real Estate, Reece and Nichols Residential)
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I've been showing a lot of first time buyers lately that have been watching a lot of television shows that show home remodeling, home decorating, and home buying.Don't get me wrong, most of those shows are full of useful information, remodeling and decorating ideas and they can even give you tips...

By Fran White, Kansas City North Real Estate, 816-682-3897
(North Kansas City Real Estate, Reece and Nichols Residential)
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I really feel like I've been missing a lot by not being around here... and I miss all of you!But honestly when I said that Real Estate was picking up in Kansas City North, I wasn't kidding.I've been showing houses like crazy!  Every been in a house that was vacant and it was colder in the house t...

By Fran White, Kansas City North Real Estate, 816-682-3897
(North Kansas City Real Estate, Reece and Nichols Residential)
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In this day and the market we are dealing with it's even more important that we as Professional Realtors respond in a manner that's an eye opener to our clients.We need to display our level of dedication to our clients... and this past Saturday was no different.Momma always said, "Work Before Pla...

By Fran White, Kansas City North Real Estate, 816-682-3897
(North Kansas City Real Estate, Reece and Nichols Residential)
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Yesterday and today several men spent hours cutting all the weeds and saplings cleaning up the Water Retention System at Fountain Hills Subdivision in Kansas City, Missouri. It looks fantastic!Did you know it's illegal to dump grass clippings and sod, oil or dumping of anything into this system? ...

By Fran White, Kansas City North Real Estate, 816-682-3897
(North Kansas City Real Estate, Reece and Nichols Residential)
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Imagine this.....  you get a call from an out of town client that would like to see some homes! Great huh?When you look them up on MLS, there is only ONE picture.  Now how is this out of town client suppose to see if they even want to drive a distance to see this home?Fran White, REALTOR to the r...

By Fran White, Kansas City North Real Estate, 816-682-3897
(North Kansas City Real Estate, Reece and Nichols Residential)
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It's ~HOT~HOT~HOT~ in Kansas City and all the pools are packed, but.... not THIS packed!Disclaimer: I am not responsible if you watch it and have motion sickness.... barf bags are under your seats. I've written previously on places to cool off in Kansas City at Water Parks and this ending to Augu...

By Fran White, Kansas City North Real Estate, 816-682-3897
(North Kansas City Real Estate, Reece and Nichols Residential)
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Mosquitoes carrying the West Nile have been found in Smithville, Excelsior Springs and Kearney according to the Clay County Health Department.There has been an increase this year in the mosquitoes that have tested positive for the West Nile Virus, last year there were none in Kearney.Actually thi...

By Fran White, Kansas City North Real Estate, 816-682-3897
(North Kansas City Real Estate, Reece and Nichols Residential)
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 This is mortgage news from my friend the Vice President of Residential Lending at First Community Bank here in Kansas CityMortgage Division  From:  CAROL POPPE          913-652-7302                                  WEEKLY NEWS REPORT:    8/6/2007  Well as we say in this business, "the wheels are...

By Fran White, Kansas City North Real Estate, 816-682-3897
(North Kansas City Real Estate, Reece and Nichols Residential)
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It's going to be another hot day here in Kansas City!Generally August is really how as you probably know if you've lived in Kansas City for any amount of time.There are a number of ways to stay cool!There is Oceans of Fun the largest tropically themed water park in the Midwest, offers 60 acres of...

By Fran White, Kansas City North Real Estate, 816-682-3897
(North Kansas City Real Estate, Reece and Nichols Residential)
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I'm back to report about the Parkville's Farmer's MarketWe went yesterday morning and it was a nice experience.Small compared to the City Market, but all of the same basic selections:Locally grown tomatoes; honey from this area; onions; green beans; flowers; peppers; watermelon; cantaloupe; and b...

By Fran White, Kansas City North Real Estate, 816-682-3897
(North Kansas City Real Estate, Reece and Nichols Residential)
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 I have this wonderful new lawn guy, Ben with Ryan Lawn and Tree.I used Ryan at our previous home and I've always been extremely satisfied with the quality of their lawn care.  If you have a question you can call and ask or if something is sprouting up and you want it taken care of they can usual...

By Fran White, Kansas City North Real Estate, 816-682-3897
(North Kansas City Real Estate, Reece and Nichols Residential)
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I love going to the market early on Saturday mornings in the spring and summer!  Traditionally I go to the City Market who kicked off it's 150th Anniversary season this year.  This market  began in 1857 and it's one of the biggest and longest lasting public farmers' markets in the Mid-West.  I lo...

By Fran White, Kansas City North Real Estate, 816-682-3897
(North Kansas City Real Estate, Reece and Nichols Residential)
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I've loved these Pendant Lights ever since I saw one.  I think they are just absolutely stunning!My wonderful husband promised me that when we moved into our new home I could have one!  To say the least, I was excited.... well today the Pendant light went up and replaced our can light over the ki...

By Fran White, Kansas City North Real Estate, 816-682-3897
(North Kansas City Real Estate, Reece and Nichols Residential)
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We've all had clients that were 1st Time Buyers, but what about 1st Time Sellers?I had a previous cleint call me the other day because they liked the way I walked them through their First Time Home Buying process.Now a few years later they are making plans to put their first home on the market an...

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