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Local Info in Olathe : Real Estate Advice

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Sat Jan 20, 2018
Stephuhde answered:
Read the small letters in your bill. I had an issue before at a property that was vacant. I hadn't used water and didn't sign up for Waste water but was billed for a large amount of it. Found out they group together a large area of customers then just split the bill by dividing it by the number of customers. Also, wastewater was higher in the fall I believe. I had called to complain. Told them I would pay for an equal amount to amount of water used and not be grouped in unfairly when property was vacant. I was chewed up by some rude woman over the phone but they did at least reduce the bill. Read the fine print. They also usually bill for more than one month at a time. Good luck ... more
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Sat May 13, 2017
Pvrushali8 answered:
Radon is a cancer causing radioactive gas which is found in the soil. It is a breakdown of radium and uranium. It is recommended to have radon tests done every 2 years and whenever there is a home renovation project, especially in the basement. Hope this information helps! ... more
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Wed May 7, 2014
Anna M Brocco answered:
When it comes to any safety/crime related issues, it's always best to contact the local authorities with all your questions, hear all there is to hear firsthand. If unfamiliar with the area(s) do revisit more than once and at different times of day, possibly chat with locals/neighbors. Real estate professionals are prohibited from steering, enticing a buyer to purchase/rent, or not, in specific neighborhoods.
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Fri Mar 29, 2013
Alison Hillman answered:
Hi Marissa,

I would recommend checking out the local listings for schools:

Hope this helps,
Ali, Community Manager
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Fri Jun 22, 2012
Sarah Boston answered:
Yes!! It is possible to find homes for less than $80,000. Is there a reason for that specific amount?
Give me a call and we can chat about what you are looking for and I can email the homes available to you.
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Sun Jan 30, 2011 answered:
According to the CCR's, you can park in the street and in the driveway. You cannot park your car in the street overnight. For more information on the neighborhood, visit: ... more
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Fri Aug 29, 2008
David Van Noy answered:
some of the recent crimes are also posted with details on the STAR blog at

hope that is to you soon!
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