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August 2019 Kansas City real estate market statistics from KCRAR

KCRAR has released the August 2019 real estate market reports for Kansas City and its surrounding counties. The report overview indicates that home supply has dropped and home prices are on the rise – making this a great time to list before homebuyers are distracted by the holiday season. RELATED LINK: SELL A HOME Heartland MLS continues to provide healthy results …

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Win tickets to The Beast and The Edge of Hell Haunted Houses with #livekc

The Halloween season is upon us and in Kansas City that means one thing: HAUNTED. HOUSES. We’ve been suckers for the thrill of KC’s best haunted houses for decades. Each year we share the shrieks and scares with friends and family – building on tons of silly memories of our nights in the West Bottoms. This year, we’re sending a …

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Fall Home Maintenance Tips

If you’re like us, Fall is usually filled with a plethora of things to do – Fall festivals, wine walks, apple orchards and beautiful days to do just about anything other than work. We recommend taking a break from pumpkin carving to complete a few Fall home maintenance steps that will save you money in the long run. Gutters and …

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Trick-or-Treat Safety Guide

We’re creeping in on the sweetest family holiday of the year – Halloween! The Buy Sell Live KC household loves decorating our porch, plugging in some creepy lights and wearing costumes as trick-or-treaters flood the neighborhood. Will your family be hitting the streets to collect candy this year? If so, we’ve found a few quick tips for ensuring everyone stays safe …

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July 2019 Kansas City real estate market statistics from KCRAR

KCRAR has released the July 2019 real estate market reports for Kansas City and its surrounding counties. The report overview indicates that home supply has dropped and home prices are on the rise – making this a great time to list before cooler temps and holidays creep into the calendar! RELATED LINK: SELL A HOME Heartland MLS continues to provide healthy …

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Super savings for students on Missouri tax-free weekend 2019

Is your family ready to head back to school? Kansas Citians will be packing backpacks with some sweet deals over Missouri’s annual tax-free weekend! The state’s annual back-to-school sales tax-free shopping holiday begins at 12:01 am on Friday, August 2. It ends at midnight on Sunday, August 4. Missouri’s typical 4.225% sales tax will not be assessed on back-to-school purchases …

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Hiding Out at Hi Hat Coffee

Hi Hat Coffee is one of those curious places I’ve driven by time and time again only to say to myself, “dang it, I need to remember to go there.” With KC Local Week on the horizon — and more specifically Cup of Joe Day that goes with it — I put the teensie shop at the top of my …

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Kansas City’s Newest Barbershop – The Barberette

The part of my job I love most is getting to meet so many wonderful people. Strangers, who turn into clients, often turn into friends. Anytime I get a chance to brag about one of my friends, naturally, I’m going to do it. My dear friend and Barber Lavyne Anderson decided to go out on her own and open up …

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Where to Find a Tiny Kansas City

When we say we “live KC” – we really do live and breathe all things Kansas City. I grew up in rural Kansas with frequent trips into town. Aaron grew up here right in KCK and the Northland. Years ago, I graduated college and immediately moved to the metro. Between the two of us, since then, we’ve lived in every …

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8 Uniquely Kansas City Things to Do This Weekend

We’ve been pulling out all the stops to avoid doing housework lately. The result: a small ton of seriously cool things we’ve discovered in KC that – well, after 9 years in the city – I’d forgotten existed. Looking for some weekend fun? Here’s where to turn for uniquely Kansas City things to do. Throw axes You totally read that …