Property, Rentals, Transactions

Property, Rentals, Transactions

Home Building Maintains Activity Level

The number of residential permits issued during August indicates that local builders will be working hard to replenish new home inventory, according to the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City’s (HBA) monthly Residential Building Permit Statistics report.   Area communities issued 530 permits for new single family residences during August, an increase of 36 from the prior month and 105 more permits than in August of 2015.    The year-to-date total of 3,852 is 29% higher than 2015’s total through August.  Multi-family permits are also setting a brisk pace with 3,062 units permitted during the first eight months of this year.

Blunt-Klobuchar Bill Will Help More Children Find Homes Through International Adoption & Child Welfare...

U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Amy Klobuchar (Minn.), co-chairs of the Congressional Coalition on Adoption, yesterday introduced the Vulnerable Children and Families Act. The measure would help more children living without families or in institutional care find permanent homes by enhancing U.S. diplomatic efforts around international child welfare and ensuring that intercountry adoption to the United States becomes a more viable and fully-developed option

Home Building Continues Growth Trend

The eight county Kansas City metropolitan area recorded 519 single family building permits during April, bringing the year-to-date total to 1,720 according to the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City’s (HBA) monthly Residential Building Permit Statistics report. With the first four months of the year showing nearly a 30% increase from the same period in 2015, local home builders’ activity is at approximately 75% of the average recorded during the past thirty-five years. Multi-family construction continues to grow through-out the metro area, with 361 units permitted in April and a year-to-date total of 1348. Click for the April 2016 Residential Statistics

News You Can Use: Make your home more flood resistant

Mitigation experts at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) say there is no better time than now for Missouri homeowners to start thinking about how to prepare for the next flood.

Maxus Realty Trust, Inc. Acquires 144 Unit Apartment Complex in Horn Lake, Mississippi

Maxus Realty Trust, Inc. (“MRTI”), a real estate investment trust with corporate headquarters located in North Kansas City, MO, has completed the acquisition of the Mallard Creek apartment community in Horn Lake, Mississippi for $8,160,000. Horn Lake is a suburb of Memphis, Tennessee. Mallard Creek was constructed in 1998 and includes 144 apartment units comprising approximately 165,000 square feet

Pulaski Bank Home Lending Recognized By LendingTree As Top Ten Customer-Rated Lender For Q2...

Pulaski Bank Home Lending is pleased to announce that it has been ranked as a Top Ten Lender in the LendingTree® Network Lenders List for second quarter 2015. The „Top Ten? list is based on a weighted average of consumer ratings and reviews. Lenders were rated on mortgage rates, fees, closing costs, responsiveness, customer service and overall experience

June 2015 Residential Permit Statistics

Local builders took out permits for 433 single family homes during June, the highest June number since 2007, according to the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City’s (HBA) monthly Residential Building Permit Statistics report. With 433 single family permits issued during June, the year-to-date total for 2015 is 2,148. Multi-family construction continues to grow as June recorded 120 units making a year-to-date total of 1,528.

Walz Tetrick Brings Home 2015 Media Mix Agency of the Year

Walz Tetrick Media was awarded Media Agency of the Year at the annual 2015 KC Media Mix Awards. The award was given to the “agency showing consistent growth and outstanding accomplishments in the industry and community.

May 2015 Residential Permit Statistics

The extremely rainy May weather caused delays in homes under construction and is reflected in a slight decrease in permit activity throughout the metro area as the number of permits issued decreased from April’s total.  With 392 single family permits issued during May 2015, the year-to-date total for 2015 is now 1,715 for the eight county metropolitan area.

CBIZ hires Tim Hannon as property property and casualty insurance sales producer

Hannon brings to CBIZ 30 years of experience in all areas of insurance, including sales, claims, property and casualty, life, health, employee benefits and risk management consulting. Prior to his employment at CBIZ, he worked as a commercial and personal lines sales producer for White, Grego & White Insurance Agency in Kansas City

“Paleo Kansas City” Showcases KC’s Beachfront Past at the Linda Hall Library

Millions of summers ago, Kansas City was beachfront property: oceans, rain forests, palm trees and giant ferns. Not to mention a strange array of giant creatures — mastodons, mammoths, grizzly-sized sloths — stomping through town. Fast forward to the start of summer 2015 when the Linda Hall Library opens a new exhibition — “Paleo Kansas City” — to invite visitors to go back three hundred million years to see the fascinating fossil remains of life when Kansas City’s home was on the paleoequator. Admission is free.

Help-U-Sell Real Estate Welcomes a New Franchisee in Kansas City

Mark Maschger knows a business opportunity when he sees one. As the market has shifted rapidly in favor of sellers, he recognizes this as the perfect time to open a Help-U-Sell® Real Estate office. Help-U-Sell® Real Estate is the national leader in set-fee real estate brokerage, and a sensible alternative to the traditional percentage-based commission model

Summit Custom Homes Hosts Floor Signing Event at St. Jude Dream Home

St. Jude Dream Home Builder Summit Custom Homes hosted a floor signing event for the 2015 Dream Home at Chapman Farms on May 21. Summit employees and representatives from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital gathered with city officials, local trade partners and sponsors and patient families to tour the nearly-complete luxury home and leave their mark on the home by sharing best wishes and signing their names

Kansas City Real Estate Firm Celebrates 90 Years of Innovation

United Country Real Estate – the nation’s leading lifestyle, small city and rural real estate company – is celebrating its 90-year anniversary during May, the month the firm was established in 1925. Founded by Roscoe Chamberlain in Kansas City, Mo., the company began looking for ways to advertise local properties nationally long before television and the internet. United Country changed the real estate industry forever by producing the first national real estate catalog to expose local small city, town and surrounding properties for sale on a much broader scale, regionally and nationally.

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U.S. REP. JASON SMITH FIGHTS FOR MISSOURI POWER

On Friday, Congressman Jason Smith was in Marston to tour the New Madrid Power Plant and discuss his work to relieve the regulatory burden on energy providers in Missouri.