<![CDATA[Real estate & home listings in Kansas City, MO | The Kansas City Star]]> http://www.kansascity.com/homes/ en-us Wed, 21 Jan 2015 22:58:03 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Wed, 21 Jan 2015 22:58:03 CST Homes 60 Shoal Creek Valley provides promotional offer for few remaining home sites http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article29529478.html#storylink=rss Good things come to those who wait, especially those who have waited to select a home site in Shoal Creek Valley. Only a few home sites remain in this popular Northland community and the developer is offering a promotional discount for those who select one of them in The Preserve or The Village if closed by Sept. 30, 2015.

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Stonebridge to showcase three sets of model rows http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article29529196.html#storylink=rss As August arrives, so does the start of the new school year, and few communities gear up quite like Rodrock Development’s Stonebridge. Stonebridge — which consists of Stonebridge Meadows, Stonebridge Trails, Stonebridge Park and Stonebridge Village — is laden with school-aged children and for good reason. The community’s school district, Spring Hill, is nationally recognized and a draw for families from all over the area.

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Final phase now open in Bluestem http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article29529076.html#storylink=rss contains illegal HTML markup:

Bluestem continues to hum with activity and homeowners intrigued by Bluestem’s prime Overland Park location, stately homes and lush surroundings have limited opportunities to purchase in the community. Bluestem’s final phase of 40 home sites is now open, which means now is the last chance to buy a new home in the thoughtfully designed community.

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KC mirrors national housing trends http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article29529013.html#storylink=rss Home sales are reaching record highs in many parts of the country. Data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) indicates that June 2015 marked the highest sales rate in more than eight years. This recent surge in demand combined with a shortage of homes on the market has also begun to nudge sales prices upward.

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Sat, 01 Aug 2015 19:00:00 CDT By Dan O’Neill

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Eagle Creek offers variety of homes featuring one-level living http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article29528749.html#storylink=rss contains illegal HTML markup:

Those looking to resize their home and take advantage of the ease of one-level living are encouraged to tour the four finished ranch and reverse 1 1/2-story homes now available in Eagle Creek.

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Chapel Hill releases new home sites, building new models http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article29528575.html#storylink=rss Seventy-one beautiful new lots opened in April to potential buyers in the second half of the Estates of Chapel Hill and new models are under construction. The current model homes are now for sale.

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Escape the summer heat at Cedar Creek http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article29528221.html#storylink=rss contains illegal HTML markup:

Imagine ending a sweltering summer day with a refreshing dip in one of two swimming pools or a sunset sail on the 65-acre Shadow Lake. These resort-style amenities — and many more — are a big part of why Cedar Creek residents agree that life at the community is like a never-ending vacation.

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Village of Loch Lloyd has open house weekend http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article29527825.html#storylink=rss This weekend is a great time to discover the idyllic resort lifestyle in the Village of Loch Lloyd, a gated community offering a diverse spectrum of homes ranging from luxury estates to thoughtfully designed reverse 1 1/2-story plans for those who want to “right-size” their lifestyle.

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Four new homes in Shoal Creek Valley’s Enclave, $5,000 builder incentive http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article28406248.html#storylink=rss Interest in The Enclave at The Village in Shoal Creek Valley is high with four new homes being built. These quality built homes range in size from 2,300 to 3,000 square feet, have three-car garages and such high-end finishes as granite and hardwood flooring. Plans include one ranch and three two-story styles and all are being built by Brookfield Residential Properties.

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Building pace heating up in Rodrock Development’s communities http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article28406074.html#storylink=rss While summer means downtime for many, it’s the busy season in home construction. However, “busy” doesn’t begin to describe the pace that’s being set in Rodrock Development communities at the moment. The developer is thrilled to currently be managing more than 250 homes under construction throughout its communities.

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New premium, wooded home sites available in Polo Field’s final phase http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article28405618.html#storylink=rss contains illegal HTML markup:

If finding your dream home is at the top of your summer wish list, now’s the time to consider the stately homes and lush surroundings of southern Overland Park community Polo Fields.

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Builders create more selection in Cedar Creek http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article28405090.html#storylink=rss contains illegal HTML markup:

Members of Cedar Creek’s renowned building team are busier than ever in the community’s newest neighborhood, The Crossings at Southglen.

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First homes in Gatewood Villas are underway http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article28404832.html#storylink=rss contains illegal HTML markup:

The past few years, Tom French Homes’ maintenance-provided communities have quickly sold out and the expectation is that the award-winning builder’s newest community, Gatewood Villas, will follow the trend. Building has just begun here, but this enclave has only 21 home sites, so buyers are encouraged to act quickly so they won’t miss out.

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Sizzling summer savings found in Leabrooke Town Manor http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article28404604.html#storylink=rss contains illegal HTML markup:

Summer is hot and interest has been heating up at Leabrooke Town Manor, a brand new luxurious, maintenance-provided community just off Kenneth Road and 148th Street in Leawood. The developer is offering a special “Sizzling Summer Incentive” where all annual and monthly homes association dues will be paid through 2016 with each purchase agreement signed by July 31, 2015. This represents a significant savings of over $3,600 for new residents desiring a maintenance-provided community.

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Now is the perfect time to buy in Creekmoor http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article28404289.html#storylink=rss One drive through Creekmoor and you realize that it’s more than just a new-home neighborhood. It is bustling with activity — people walking and greeting each other, golfers enjoying the championship course, children walking to the neighborhood school, people of all ages dropping a fishing line into the 108-acre lake or challenging each other on the tennis courts, and in the summer families gathering at the pool. Homeowners can also drop by the clubhouse to see friends socializing or using the fitness center.

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Chapel Hill releases new lots, models for sale http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article28404085.html#storylink=rss Seventy-one beautiful new lots opened in April to potential buyers in the second half of the Estates of Chapel Hill. These larger size lots offer outstanding views, provide wide open green space and back to the community’s timbered tree reserve. The majority of these lots have cul-de-sac, walkout or walk-up opportunities.

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The Mortgage Professor: Is paying down your mortgage balance a good investment? http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article29522911.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 03:00:00 CDT By JACK GUTTENTAG ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article29522911.html As rent skyrockets, more cities look to cap it http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article29522857.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 03:00:00 CDT By TERESA WILTZ ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article29522857.html Super basements proliferate in Silicon Valley http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article29522818.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 03:00:00 CDT By RICHARD SCHEININ ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article29522818.html Adults with autism to share housing with general population in Pittsburgh-area development http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article29522626.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 03:00:00 CDT By MARK ROTH ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article29522626.html Real estate Q&#38;A: Foreclosures moving quickly through the courts http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article29522632.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 03:00:00 CDT By GARY M. SINGER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article29522632.html Homeownership rate hits 48-year low http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article29114392.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 03:00:00 CDT By CORILYN SHROPSHIRE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article29114392.html Alaina Tweddale: Tips for selling your house for a bigger profit http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article28796341.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 03:00:00 CDT By ALAINA TWEDDALE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article28796341.html Preview of move-in ready homes in Hunt Midwest communities http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article28405297.html#storylink=rss Those looking to take advantage of the hot housing market are in luck. Five of the Northland’s most popular new-home communities have available homes that allow buyers to move in and settle before the start of the school year.

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New home sales fall nearly 7 percent in June http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article28563178.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 03:00:00 CDT By ANDREW KHOURI ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article28563178.html Average interest rates above 4 percent choke off mortgage refinancing boom http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article28493770.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 03:00:00 CDT By E. SCOTT RECKARD ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article28493770.html New housing index signals unexpected US sales slowdown http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article28414549.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 03:00:00 CDT By SANJAY BHATT ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article28414549.html Real estate Q&#38;A: Is resident's hot tub medically necessary? http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article28389022.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 03:00:00 CDT By GARY M. SINGER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article28389022.html The Mortgage Professor: The tontine: A 17th century solution to a 21st century problem http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article28388869.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 03:00:00 CDT By JACK GUTTENTAG ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article28388869.html To market luxury homes, real estate agents jump through luxury hoops http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article28388773.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 03:00:00 CDT By TIFFANY HSU ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/homes/article28388773.html