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  • The following statistics compare sales activity in September 2012 with the same time last year(2011). Home sales & prices continue to rise throughout the metro area. Over all sales up 15.2%  in 2012. 

    There is also video following the stats from The Missouri Association of Realtors discussing the market for the entire state of Missouri. Please email me at agray@prukc.com if you have any specific housing questions about your area.

     

    Heartland MLS:

    • Sales (YTD): ▲ +15.2%
    • Avg. Home Sale Price (YTD): ▲ +6.7% to $166,878

    Johnson County:

     

    • Sales (YTD) +23.9%
    • Avg. Home Sale Price (YTD) +2.3% to $246,523
    • New Listings YTD: ▲ +11.3% to 857

    Wyandotte County:

     

    • Sales YTD +2.7%
    • Avg. Home Sale Price (YTD): ▲ +6.0% to $$73,920
    • New Listings (YTD): ▲ +2.0% to 206

    Jackson County:

     

    • Sales (YTD) +12.2%
    • Avg. Home Sale Price (YTD): ▲ +10.1% to $122,972
    • New Listings (YTD): ▼ -2.3% to 1,104

    Clay/Ray Counties:

     

    • Sales (YTD):  +13.5%
    • Avg. Home Sale Price (YTD): ▲ +3.1% to $191,936
    • New Listings (YTD): ▼ -6.7% to 434

    Platte County:

     

    • Sales (YTD) +23.8%
    • Avg. Home Sale Price (YTD):  +0.9% to $189,762
    • New Listings (YTD)▲ +17.7% to 213

Kansas City Named Top 50 City

Kansas City ranked in at number 37 out of 50, according to www.businessweek.com . Not bad. It’s a start in the right direction.

 

So you wanna know how the market is doing around KC metro area?

Checkout the sales stats below straight from the local(MLS) board.

 

The following statistics compare sales activity in July 2012 with the same time last year.

Heartland MLS:

  • Sales (YTD): ▲ +16.0%
  • Avg. Home Sale Price (YTD): ▲ +5.5% to $165,385

Johnson County:

  • Sales (YTD) +26.7%
  • Avg. Home Sale Price (YTD):  +1.5% to $244,353
  • New Listings YTD:  +3.3% to 1,094

Wyandotte County:

  • Sales YTD +3.6%
  • Avg. Home Sale Price (YTD): ▲ +9.4% to $74,135
  • New Listings (YTD): ▼ -1.9% to 205

Jackson County:

  • Sales (YTD) +10.7%
  • Avg. Home Sale Price (YTD): ▲ +7.2% to $120,928
  • New Listings (YTD):  +5.3% to 1,202

Clay/Ray Counties:

  • Sales (YTD):  +19.3%
  • Avg. Home Sale Price (YTD): ▲ +7.4% to $144,208
  • New Listings (YTD): ▼ -2.6% to 533

Platte County:

  • Sales (YTD) +25.7%
  • Avg. Home Sale Price (YTD): ▼ -0.5% to $187,105
  • New Listings (YTD)▲ +16.4% to 234

For more local real estate  information please give Aundre a call at 816-410-6292


 

The following statistics show a sales comparison for activity in June 2012 with the same time last year(2011)

 

 

Heartland MLS

  • Sales (YTD): ▲ +15.8%
  • Home Sale Price (YTD): ▲ +5.5% to $163,976


Johnson County:

  • Sales (YTD) +26.6%
  • Avg. Home Sale Price (YTD):  +2.2% to $244,422
  • New Listings YTD:  +2.6% to 1,190

 

Wyandotte County:

  • Sales YTD:  +3.6%
  • Avg. Home Sale Price (YTD): ▲ +8.3% to $72,981
  • New Listings (YTD): ▼ -17.6% to 224


Jackson County:

  • Sales (YTD):  +11.5%
  • Avg. Home Sale Price (YTD): ▲ +5.8% to $118,957
  • New Listings (YTD): ▼ -5.6% to 1,319


Clay/Ray Counties

  • Sales (YTD):  +20.1%
  • Avg. Home Sale Price (YTD): ▲ +6.5% to $142,910
  • New Listings (YTD): ▼ -7.1% to 536


Platte County:

  • Sales (YTD) +25.1%
  • Avg. Home Sale Price (YTD):  +0.9% to $189,762
  • New Listings (YTD)▲ +25.0% to 280

Independence Day is just around the corner, saw I thought I would let you know where all the fun is around the Kansas City metro area. If you like to firework displays & celebrations there won’t be a shortage on this list. Here are the links below for Missouri & Kansas. Have a safe & happy 4th of July!

Wednesday July 3, 2012

Fairway Parks & Recreation, Cities of Westwood and Roeland Park

Approximately 9:30pm at Bishop Meige H.S.

5041 Reinhardt Dr.

Roland Park, KS

Kearney Amphitheater   Kearney, MO

Free Concert starts at 7:30

Fireworks begin approximately  9:30

Legacy Blast at Legacy Park

Lee’s Summit. MO

Park opens at 6pm

Community America Ballpark – Kansas City, KS

7:05 pm

Special Post Game fireworks courtesy of Verizon

Thursday, July 4,2012

Blue Springs MO Fireworks Peve Stadium

live entertainment from 8 to 9:30pm

Gates open at 7:30pm

Fireworks at 9:30pm

DeSoto KS July 4th Celebration – Riverfest Park

music and activities

starts at 7pm

fireworks at 9:45pm

Liberty4thFest  Liberty, MO

Parade, live music, fireworks display

Excelsior Springs MO Fireworks  

Sponsored by The Elms Resort and Spa – at dusk

Fireworks and Salute to the Union Fort Leavenworth, KS

Merritt Lake

Games, music, concessions begin at 4pm, Salute to the Nation at 8pm, fireworks,

Fourth of July Celebration, Parkville, MO

Parade at 10am

Carnival 11am to 11pm

Fireworks at 9:45pm

Fourth of July Celebration   Leawood City Park 

activities and music for kids

5pm to 10pm

Gardner KS Fireworks  Celebration Park

9:30pm

Gladstone, MO 4th of July Celebration

8:30-11:00pm

Gladstone Amphitheater  at Oak Groove Park  76th & N. Troost

Harrisonville MO Fireworks

Harrisonville City Park

FIREWORKS at 9:30pm

Independence Day Celebration   Mormon Visitors Center, Independence, MO

concert at 8:30pm

fireworks begin at dusk

Jackson County 4th of July Appreciation Celebration   Longview Lake

skydivers, KC Royals alumni, live music, Gates open at 6pm;

biggest fireworks display ever (allegedly)  in Jackson County at dusk.

KC Riverfest   Berkley Riverfront Park, Kansas City, MO

Gates open at 1pm  Fireworks  begin at 10:05pm.

Oak Grove MO Fireworks   Webb Park-Oak Grove, MO 64075

1800 SE Oak Ridge Dr

Family Activities  begin at 5pmfireworks at 10pm

Olathe KS Fireworks  Great Mall of the Great Plains151st St. – 9:30pm

Prairie Village’s VillageFest 

family fun day runs from early morning ’til early afternoon!

Platte City Family Fun and Fireworks  Platte City, MO

7am to 9pm

Platte City Swimming Pool , 405 Fourth St.

Platte County R-3 High School

music and fireworks at night

Smithville Lake (MO) Fireworks  

North end of the Smithville Lake Dam

9pm

Sugar Creek MO Fireworks

Heritage Philharmonic at 8pm

Fireworks at 9:45pm at William Henry Harrison Park.

Spirit of America Celebration Raymore MO

Recreation Park, 1021 S. Madison

live music &  food beginning at 5pm

fireworks at 9:30pm

Stilwell KS Fireworks, Carnival and Parade Stilwell United Methodist Church on Metcalf

parade from 6 to 7

kids games from 7:30 to 8:30

fireworks at dusk on the KCPL Grounds

Lansing KS Fireworks  Kenneth W. Bernard Community Park

approximately 9:30pm

Star Spangled Spectacular  Corporate Woods, Overland Park, KS

live music, inflatables and fireworks!

4pm to 11pm

Worlds of Fun  Kansas City North

10pm (tonight and every Saturday in July)

The list of U.S. housing markets showing measurable and sustained improvement now includes 80 metropolitan areas, according to the National Association of Home Builders/First American Improving Markets Index (IMI) for June, released recently. Though down from the 100 markets shown as improving in May, the list includes 28 new entrants and at least one representative from 31 different states (including the District of Columbia). Read complete article.Kansas City ranks #38. Download the complete list of improving Metro housing markets.

 

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How is the market ? Is it a  good time to buy(yes) ? Everyone has a favorite site to look up information online. When it comes to real estate information who do you use? Realtor.com ? Zillow, Trulia? Why not the local experts? Checkout this link here  and learn about the Kansas City real estate market & KC as well.

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Finding your next home will be a snap with Prudential Kansas City Realty’s new My Home Mobile app. You can see prices, # of beds, baths, details and inside photos of homes for sale around you. This app is designed to work on smartphones or tablet computers with touchscreen interfaces.

To learn more and start using this app today, visit the MyHomeMobile page.

Here We Google Again With Goggles

Check out what Goggle is up to now! A new way to search for information. Still in its early stages. Tell me what you think!