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Question: Is it a good time to sell my single family home in Olathe, Kansas? I've heard that the real estate market is changing? Is it changing in Olathe?
Bobbi H. from Olathe
Answer: Without knowing what subdivision or what part of Olathe you live in, I will address selling a home in all of Olathe. I will break down parts of Olathe in the next ...
Question: Why do real estate agents announce that a listing is a foreclosure property on their websites and on the Kansas City mls? Stating that it is a foreclosure would seem to invite and encourage low-ball offers. Is that the purpose?
Dan S. from Overland Park, Kansas
Answer: The purpose is not to invite low-ball offers. The primary ...
Question: I read your post last week about barking dogs. I have a bigger problem. My new neighbors small dog climbs the fence and attacks my kids in my backyard. Almost daily my wife or I have to corral the dog and put it back in the neighbors yard. We have repeatedly spoken to the neighbor but nothing gets done. What can I do? I live ...
How can I prevent a real estate commission charge to show up on the HUD?
Question: I am buying a home in Leawood, Kansas and my buyer's agent added a $500 fee on the HUD that she says her office charges. I have reviewed our contract and I don't see it. When I questioned her she said it must have been omitted and she wants to redo ...
The home I was renting in Olathe, Kansas was foreclosed on - I lost much of my personal items and my security deposit
Question: I rented a home 3 months ago in Olathe, Kansas. I have not been late on any of my rent payments. I came home from work last week and found all belongings on the driveway and people rummaging through it. I found out that ...
Question: We no longer trust our Kansas City real estate agent. We paid $500.00 upfront for the services of a Realtor to sell our Overland Park home. He never called us and we noticed last night that he took our home off the market, without our consent. How can we get our upfront money back and get out of this listing nightmare? He says our ...
Question: My job is relocating my department to Kansas City. One of friends went to Kansas City and start looking at homes. He brought back some homes books and MLS listings. I'm surprised of the value you can get in Kansas City versus Seattle. He found a home in the Wyngate subdivision for the low 400's. Is this what homes are selling for in ...
Question: Our Leawood house has been listed for over a year with no showings other than the ones we show ourselves at open houses we hold! Our Realtor has offered no guidance on what we can do to prepare our home and buyers at our open houses say the home is spotless and looks great. Other homes in the area are selling within 90 days and our ...
Question: The REALTOR selling our home is also the Realtor for the new home subdivision where our new home is being built. Is the Realtor going to make commission off of both sales? The reason why I'm asking is they're doing nothing to sell my home other than placing a sign in the yard and placing it on MLS. Can we ask them to lower ...
Question: I have a 2 story home in the Palisade Park subdivision in Olathe, Kansas. I'm thinking about selling my home this summer. Is the real estate market active in the Palisade Subdivision?
Stan B. from Olathe, Kansas
Answer: Thanks for asking Stan. Yes, the Palisade Park subdivision is active. There is actually 3 or 4 subdivisions that ...
Question: My husband's employer has offered a relocation to Kansas City. We visited Kansas City two weekends ago and we were impressed with the Overland Park subdivision of Wilshire Farms. Are you familiar with Wilshire Farms? Is it a good subdivision and what is the history?
Lori G. from Cleveland, OH.
Answer: Congrats on your relocation ...
Question: Can you solve a debate that we're having at my office? Were are the most million dollar homes selling in Johnson County? I say Mission Hills, my secretary says Leawood and my boss says Overland Park. Who is right?
Aaron C. from Kansas City
Answer: For the past 6 months, the most million dollar luxury homes have sold in Leawood. ...
Home buyer backs out of purchase of Leawood, Kansas home and causes home seller problems - What can be done?
Question: I sold my Leawood home with a contingency to close the buyer's home to a home buyer last month.The home buyer had their home sold, it just needed to close. The buyer had also done inspections on my home and requested repairs. I ...
Question: Is it a good time to sell a home in the Cedar Creek - Southglen subdivision in Olathe, Kansas?
Anonymous from Olathe, Kansas
Answer: In the past 6 months, 10 homes have been on the real estate market in the Cedar Creek - Southglen subdivision. Although 2 homes have sold and closed during the past 6 months, the market as heated up ...
Question: My husband and I drove through the Cedar Creek - Cedar Glen subdivision in Olathe last week and noticed that there are a lot of homes for sale. Are homes selling in the Cedar Creek - Cedar Glenn subdivision?
Norma G. from Olathe, Kansas
Answer: After looking at the MLS stats for the Cedar Creek - Cedar Glenn subdivision, I also ...
Question: Despite the real estate market turnaround, I'm getting no offers on my million dollar home. I need to relocate to Dallas. If I don't sell, I will need to rent it. Is there a market for rentals of million dollar homes in Kansas City? It just seems that Kansas City luxury home buyers want new homes.
Janice H. from Kansas City
Question: I have a million dollar home in Kansas City. I have had 5 REALTORS tell me the past month that it will never sell for what I want out of it because it has metal siding. Should I replace the metal siding with stucco as suggested in order to sell?
Darlene and Pat D. from Kansas City
Answer: Great question, Darlene and Pat. For some ...
Question: I'm interested in moving to Overland Park and I'm interested in the Nottingham St. Andrews subdivision. What are homes selling for in the Nottingham St. Andrews subdivision?
Stan R. from Overland Park, Kansas
Answer: The Nottingham St. Andrews subdivision is a nice subdivision, Stan.
According to the Heartland MLS the average ...
Question: My wife and I have been looking at 3/4 million dollar luxury homes in Johnson County, Kansas. Where are most of the 3/4 million dollar luxury homes selling? We currently live in Northern Overland Park, Kansas and want to move to a newer area. We would like to stay in the $600-900,000 price range.
Janet P. from Overland Park, ...
Question: What is the real estate market like in the Olathe subdivision, Arbor Landing?
Janelle K. from Olathe, Kansas
Answer: Great question, Janelle.
In the past 6 months, 8 homes have been listed for sale in the Arbor Landing subdivision in Olathe, Kansas. 3 homes have sold, 2 homes are currently under contract and 3 homes are ...