Midtown Kansas City real estate market

Open Houses: Kansas City, It’s On

sponsored post by Lauren Hruby and Scott DeVouton Kansas City offers a wide range of living styles.  A Midtown Georgian Revival.  A Brookside Mediterranean.  A Waldo Tudor.  A Plaza Condo.  A River Market Loft.  Anyone curious about different ...
Midtown Kansas City real estate market

Selling your home? New Year is now

sponsored post By Lauren Hruby and Scott DeVouton It’s 2014 now for anyone thinking about selling their home next year.  The market is projected to be steady through 2014.  The Kansas City Business Journal projects the Kansas City economy ...
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Headier times for craft beer in Kansas City

In Kansas City, the craft beer movement grew so much last year that the KC Beer Blog calls 2013 “The Year of Beer.” The post by Jay Aber cites some intriguing numbers to support his case. The city started last year far behind the nation ...
Midtown Kansas City real estate market

Selling Midtown: The many reasons to live here

sponsored post By Lauren Hruby and Scott DeVouton Living in Midtown is always met with questions in suburb-heavy Kansas City.  Why should someone consider living in Midtown? Living in the Southmoreland Neighborhood, Midtown is our home.  We ...
Tract Median Home Value as a Percent of MSA Median Home Value 2011

Gentrification study shows urban core strength, Troost dividing line

Areas shaded in blue have median home values above the metro median; the darker the blue the greater the value. The tracts shaded in yellow have median home values below the metro median; the darker the shade of yellow, the lower the value. While ...

Church installs solar panels

Second Presbyterian Church estimates it will save $100,000 over the next 20 years because of the 100 new solar panels it has installed on its roof. A Midtown church estimates it will reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 26 tons a year, thanks ...

Kansas City St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2013

Yes, it was pretty darned cold out there at the St. Patrick’s Day parade this morning, and judging by the scant crowd, it looked like a lot of people stayed home where it was warm. Well, we were there and we have a slideshow so you can ...

MainCor fights back against cigarette butts

Where to drop your butts? Not down the storm drain. On Main Street, these cigarette butt containers are intended to fight litter. Litter – including nasty cigarette butts – is a big concern in Midtown. On Main Street, the folks at the Main ...