This edition of my “Friday Links” post is heavy on design and decorating. We discovered a new appliance color, a world-famous blog features a local KC home, a fun design blog with local roots, and a home filled to the brim with color and pattern.
I currently have a bit of business in south Johnson County, Kansas, and being the numbers girl that I am, I wanted to share some of my research. Overall, prices have increased a healthy 22% over the past 5 years.
After 12 years in our little white Brookside Cape Cottage, it is time to redecorate. Next on the list? Living room chairs. Fortunately, we found some great options at J’adore, one of my favorite neighborhood shops.
One thing I love about my job is the familiarity I attain of our different Kansas City neighborhoods. Here’s a glimpse of my recent visit to Westwood Hills, where I tried Annedore’s Fine Chocolates for the first time.
The playground at Arbor Villa Park is currently under construction with a new playground design and all new equipment, and I couldn’t be happier. I recently contacted Erica Flad, PLA, LEED Green Assoc., who is a
Senior Landscape Architect, Park Planning and Design, in the Parks and Recreation department at the city. Erica is the project manager for the Arbor Villa projet, and she shared some details about the new design with me.
If someone asked me what my number one most important item in home staging/decorating, I would say houseplants. Houseplants play a crucial role in staging my real estate listings, and even decorating my own home. In this story, I thought I’d share some insights as to why I love to live and work amongst houseplants, and offer a few recommendations of trendy plants.
In my 10 years as a real estate agent, and I have never seen such a frenzied real estate market in Kansas City. We are in a sellers’ market, with the number of home buyers out-supplying the inventory of available homes for sale. With homes regularly selling above list price, some sellers are wondering if they left money on the table.