Outside temperatures may still be fluctuating as winter draws to a close, but it’s a hot time to buy a new home in Johnson County. With low interest rates and an unprecedented low level of housing inventory, new homes are selling like hot cakes. The good news for buyers is that Rodrock Homes has a wide selection of available, move-in ready homes in the area’s most desirable school districts and locations.
If you’ve been considering buying a new home in Johnson County, inside the Blue Valley or De Soto school districts, Rodrock has 13 homes featuring 12 lifestyle-friendly floor plans available for immediate purchase. In addition, seven homes are models, boasting extras such as upgraded appliances and landscaping, finished lower levels and backyard entertaining options.
Mike Frazier, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of ReeceNichols, points to low interest rates and normalizing construction costs as two advantages for buying a new-build home.
“There’s an abundance of buyers in the market wanting to capitalize on low interest rates,” Frazier said. “And the raw costs of building a new home, which have been more expensive in the past couple of years, are evening out, making it a great time to investigate buying a new home.”
Brian Rodrock, Chief Executive Officer of Rodrock Homes, reinforces Frazier’s observation that buyers are eager to purchase homes in new construction communities. In the first 53 days of 2016, his company is already at 50 percent of 2015’s sales.
“Rodrock Homes is poised to experience the best first quarter in the history of the company,” Rodrock said. “People are interested in getting in on low interest rates and into a home in a new-build community situated in a prime Johnson County location.”
Move in by spring. Imagine your family enjoying a beautiful new home, just in time for spring, in a top-notch community: Colton, Summerwood, Summerwood Estates and Wyngate in Overland Park (Blue Valley School District) and Gleason Glen in Lenexa and Hills of Forest Creek and Ridgestone Meadows in Shawnee (De Soto School District). Floor plans include popular two-story, reverse and 1 ½-story floor plans on daylight and walkout home sites. And with prices ranging from $389,000 to $1,165,000, there’s something to accommodate every budget.
In addition to being inside acclaimed school districts, these communities are at the crossroads of Kansas City’s best shopping, dining, sports and entertainment options.
Colton is the answer for discerning buyers searching for one of the area’s few remaining new-homes communities. Phase II, built exclusively by Rodrock Homes, opened last summer and is selling briskly. According to ReeceNichols real estate agent and Colton community manager Kerwin Holloway, buyers desire a special place to raise their family.
“From the minute you drive into Colton, past the impressive monument, you know this is a community where you can experience life’s countless moments,” Holloway said. “Buyers are attracted to the convenient location to 69 Highway and the park-like setting to the abundant stylish floor plans like the Hepton and Summerlin EX and proximity to Blue Valley schools. ”
“Rodrock Homes is known for offering trendsetting home designs, with an emphasis on craftsmanship, innovation and value,” said Andrea Sullivan, ReeceNichols real estate agent and Wyngate community manager. “These move-in ready homes in six of our conveniently located communities are exceptional.”
Lenexa and Shawnee – De Soto School District. Gleason Glen and Hills of Forest Creek are Rodrock communities served by the acclaimed De Soto School District. Homes ready for immediate move-in include the Wakefield model and Irving (Gleason Glen) and Wakefield and Destin (Hills of Forest Creek). The Lancaster III model, a Rodrock floor plan, is available in Ridgestone Meadows in Shawnee.
“Gleason Glen isn’t a mega community that generates traffic congestion,” said Reece Nichols agent and Gleason Glen community manager Anna Stasi. “It has a country flavor, yet the benefits of quick access to major thoroughfares for city or airport commutes or shopping, dining and entertainment options.”
Hills of Forest Creek beckons with a unique amenity: In-community access to Clear Creek Trail, which links homeowners directly to one of the city’s longest and most scenic trails, the 17-mile Mill Creek Streamway Trail. Walkers, joggers, bikers, hikers and even equestrian lovers enjoy the great outdoors nearly year-round on this unusual expanse of nature in the city.
“Our sparkling new community pool will open for the season in May,” said community manager and ReeceNichols agent Rob Lacio, “adding another dynamic recreational element to the community.”
Overland Park – Blue Valley School District. Colton, Summerwood, Summerwood Estates and Wyngate in Overland Park are Rodrock communities in the highly rated Blue Valley School District. Move-in ready homes include Hepton and Summerlin EX (Colton); The Raphael (Summerwood Estates); Hepton model (Summerwood); and four Wyngate models: Sommerset, El Dorado, Lancaster 4.5 and Lancaster EX. Each home has its own unique array of outstanding features and is designed with the unmistakable Rodrock standard of excellence.
Visit today. Rodrock’s model homes are open today and every day from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Visit and discover why now is the time to make your move to a neighborhood where you can’t wait to live.
Visit RodrockHomes.com for other premier communities or call 913-851-0347.
Prices: From $320,000 to more than $1 million.
Locations: Blue Valley School District/Overland Park – Colton, Summerwood/Summerwood Estates, Wilshire by the Lake, Wyngate.
De Soto School District/Lenexa – Gleason Glen.
De Soto School District/Shawnee – Hills of Forest Creek, Ridgestone Meadows.
Olathe School District/Olathe – Cedar Creek – The Crossings at Southglen.
Spring Hill School District – Chapel Hill/Overland Park.
Contact: RodrockHomes.com or call 913-851-0347.