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Market Conditions in Johnson County : Real Estate Advice

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Sat Dec 31, 2016
Craftylw13 answered:
Hello, I rent an apartment at W 89th & Glenwood Ct in Overland Park KS and my rent goes up $25 every year and now there is going to be new complex next door which is being built right now. When I say next door I mean from my balcony it's location is about 100 feet away on the south side of W 89th st. It's going to be a 420 unit complex that is going to block out our south view and create more noise and traffic. Our landlord did not warn us of this new construction and we have been dealing with lots of dust and tons of noise. We pay $719 for a 2 bed 1 bath 825 sqft apartment plus $35 in water and that seems very high to me for this area. Will this new complex make our rent go even higher or will it force our rent down? Our units were built sometime between 1972 and 1975 and they don't get much upgrading unless something breaks and even then it's the cheapest option fix available. The location is great but the the fact that the rent keeps going up is not great especially now with the monstrosity being built next door! ... more
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Wed Aug 5, 2015
Kaelynn Parsons answered:
I can definitely send that to you FROM heartland MLS. Shoot me an email, text or call! (913) 991-1221
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Tue Jan 27, 2015
Cinnamonmail asked:
Should a high density of foreclosures in a neighborhood put downward pressure on price for a non-foreclosure purchase? Is purchasing in a high density vacant neighborhood a bad idea even…
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Wed Jul 23, 2014
Dustyn Harbison answered:
This home is in the Shawnee Mission School District. Previous MLS information shows that the elementary school is Overland Park, the middle school is Westridge and the senior high is SM West. This should be verified through the school district - this link may help - Good luck. ... more
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Sun Mar 23, 2014
nlgriz answered:
check out 7826 houston st, shawnee ks- end of culdesac, perfect house for entertaining and kids will love it!
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Fri Mar 14, 2014
Mary Lowe asked:
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Thu Mar 6, 2014
Karie Parsons answered:
I am here for you! Call 913-568-3253 or email
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Thu Feb 6, 2014
karen.finney asked:
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Wed Jan 15, 2014
Jodi Kaplan answered:
Leawood zip code 66211 is made of primarily of exclusive custom built homes and the values are lower than what most people paid to build their dream home. If you are willing to spend over 900K in 66211 you will most likely find a beautiful custom built fantastic home at a fraction of what it cost to originally build it. Call Jodi Kleweno 913-238-0456 or I grew up in Leawood and still reside in the zip code...Remax Premier Realty is my company. ... more
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Thu Jan 2, 2014
Gerry Cummings asked:
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Wed Oct 9, 2013
Karie Parsons answered:
That home is not currently for sale, but historical photos can be found here:
Please feel free to contact me about any property.
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Sat Jul 13, 2013
Shelly Christ answered:
Hi Tom,

You are considering a maintenance provided property. All of these communities have a monthly HOA. $125 per month is very reasonable. They can be quite a bit higher than that in other maintenance provided communities. When someone is wanted this type of property they are expecting to pay a monthly fee for these services.

In regards to the housing market in Shawnee over the next two years, no one can predict that or any other area for that matter. However, a realtor can run comps for you and give you a history of that area for comparable properties.

With all that being said, there can be a big difference from one HOA to another. I would suggest consulting with your realtor. If you don't have one, I would be happy to assist.

Good luck!

Shelly Christ
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Sun Jun 2, 2013
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Tue Jan 15, 2013
Roderick Pittman answered:
Hi Dixie, I know that sometimes it takes a while for a batch of new data to get uploaded from MLS, at least that is what I was told when I checked into a similar situation.
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Mon Sep 3, 2012
Jennifer Governal answered:
Contact a local agent to do a market analysis. They would be able to give you an idea of what your land is worth.
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Wed Nov 17, 2010
Laurie V. Arnold, "LVA" answered:

First of all, clarification...did you ask this question a few months ago?

Overland Park and Leawood continue to be some our strongest markets. And as the economy improves, these markets will rebound the fastest because of their desirability.

With that being said, When are you moving? Can I apply for the job of being your Buyer's agent? I mean, you do want a STRONG and EXPERIENCED (20 years and over 800 homes sold) agent, right? Let's go for it! Talk to you soon. Laurie
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Mon Oct 25, 2010
David Van Noy, Jr. answered:
That is a great question. Part of it is forecasting, which is hard to do. And, the other part is looking at the history of growth in Kansas City Metro, which of course, you have full access to. In your quest for the "best investment", do you also think about live-ability, affordability, and lifestyle? If you answer those questions then you must ask yourself if you will be living in your home for a "long-term", and if you will even get the opportunity to reap that gain. Maybe you should be looking for a short-term growth opportunity. Is there such a thing in real estate?

David Van Noy, Jr.
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Thu Jan 7, 2010
Dan Chase answered:
Some selected markets will improve a bit. Most markets will go down. The increase in prices seems to just about reflect the same $8k people got free. What a coincidence.

A lot of people will either 1 stop looking or 2 not be able to get a down payment once the $8k goes away.

The option arms will be causing a lot more foreclosures over the next few years, starting right about now.
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Sat Mar 28, 2009
David Van Noy, Jr. answered:
sounds like you may have a home that is sitting on the market. Lisa, do you know what your agents average days on market is? The average for the entire area is much more than this area, but you should not still be for sale. Are you? ... more
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Mon Jan 28, 2008
Sharon Sigman answered:
Rent prices in Overland Park vary. North O P is less expensive usually.
Craig's List, Sun newspaper, Kansas City Star, & are good places to look.
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