5936 Charlotte Street, Kansas City, MO 64110, Open House

Come out and see this beautiful Brookside bungalow from 1pm-3pm, this Sunday, January 5th!

Vaulted ceiling in living room. Granite kitchen counter tops and stainless steel appliances. Hardwood floors.

Roof, a/c, furnace, hot water heater all less than 5 years old.

Large master suite upstairs with private master bathroom and upstairs laundry. Fenced in backyard and two car garage- rare for the area!

For more information on this listing, give me a call at 417-207-6250 or click here.

Listing courtesy of Amanda Adrian, Seek Real Estate.


Jacquelyn Coates
Seek Real Estate

Prices are rising fast in the KC Housing Market

If you are planning to buy or sell a home in 2020, being familiar with the climate of the current real estate market is key.

In an article recently published by The Kansas City Star, Kevin Hardy and Allison Kite detail the true heat of the Kansas City housing market. If you are someone who has bought or sold a house in the last few years, you are all too familiar with this market trend.

While no one knows what the market will do in the upcoming year, there is a strong case that prices will continue to rise. For sellers, this is very beneficial. For buyers, especially first time home buyers, it is important to plan ahead.

As detailed in the article, it is important that buyers are pre-approved not just pre-qualified by a lender before beginning to shop for a property.

Due to low inventory across the metro area, it may be important to plan on making an offer as soon as the same day that you see the property.

Finally, it is important to realize that you may end up paying over asking price for your home. However, interest rates are currently historically low and this is very beneficial to a buyer in the current market.

As always, you should always feel comfortable with the offer that you are making. With the right agent to help you navigate the ups and downs, the home buying/selling experience can be a positive one.

To read the full article, click here.


Jacquelyn Coates
Seek Real Estate

12208 Cedar Street, Overland Park, KS 66209, Open House


Don’t miss this Overland Park charmer! Wood floors throughout, 17′ ceilings and a beautiful stone fireplace. Cut-de-sac lot is also a great bonus.

Stop by and grab a donut from 10am-noon this Saturday, November 9th.

For more information, click here.

Listing courtesy of Hendricks Home Realty Team, SEEK Real Estate.


Jacquelyn Coates
Seek Real Estate

Kansas City Events: Weekend of October 4-6


KC Oktoberfest

Presented by KC Bier Co., Kansas City’s largest locally-owned brewery, KC Oktoberfest is a two-day festival celebrating Bavarian-style bier, food, and entertainment, October 4–5, 2019, at Crown Center.

Tickets range from $8-$55 and can be purchased in advance or at the gate. For more information, click here.

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2019 Kansas City Grilled Cheese Festival

The 2nd Annual Kansas City Grilled Cheese Festival is taking place this Saturday, October 5th in Ilus Davis Park.

The Grilled Cheese Festival is a one-day event showing off your favorite childhood food – Grilled Cheese, from your favorite local Kansas City restaurants and food trucks! This event is open to all ages, so come out and enjoy the day with your friends and family. There will be live music, cold drinks, games, bars and all of the grilled cheese you can eat!

Tickets range from $15-$35 at the gate. More more information, click here.


KC Japan Festival

The KC Japan Festival will take place on October 5th from 10am-7pm at Johnson County Community College.

Bring your families and friends to learn more about the culture of Japan.

Tickets range from $5-$15 and can be purchased in advance or at the gate. For more information, click here.


Waterfire KC

Waterfire KC takes place on October 5th at Brush Creek off of the Country Club Plaza. The lightening ceremony will at 7pm with additional events to follow throughout the evening.

This is a free event. For more information, click here.


Weston Apple Festival

Weston Apple Festival runs October 5-6. Saturday 10am-6pm and Sunday 11am-5pm.

Celebrating 31 years, the AppleFest event in historic downtown Weston is known throughout the Midwest as one of the best fall festivals in Missouri.

Activities include a Saturday morning parade, over 50 arts and crafts booths, apple cider and apple butter demonstrations and children’s activities such as pony rides, face painting and pumpkin painting.

Adults are encouraged to give a $1 donation and children get in free. For more information, click here.


Sip, Style, Shop KC Fall 19

Sip, Style, Shop KC takes place on Sunday, October 6th from 12pm-4pm at 28 Event

Space.Sip, Style, Shop KC is a semi-annual social shopping event offered every April and October designed to join Kansas City residents with small & local businesses. Serving as a showcase of Kansas City’s broad private retail choices, Sip, Style, Shop KC creates an opportunity for guests to interact with several businesses in one location. Come enjoy food, drinks, discounts at 12+ pop-up vendors, on-the-spot beauty services, a reusable shopping tote loaded with swag, and music by DJ Ashton Martin. It’s the ultimate shopper’s day out!

Tickets are $25. For more information, click here.


Hoot and Howls at the Kansas City Zoo

This event will run the first three weekends of October.

Hoots and Howls is packed with fun for all ages!  From 10 am to 3 pm you can cruise around on a pedal tractor, navigate a hay bale maze, sing along with our interactive DJ and take a ride on the Scare-o-cel. Stop by the lobby and create a wild craft to take home. 

Plus, each weekend will feature special guests for photo opportunities!

On Oct 5 & 6 Meet Princesses 10 am to 3 pm. On Saturday see pumpkin smashes at Discovery Barn at 9:30 am and elephants at Elephant Overlook at 11:30 am. On Sunday, see smashes at Tropics at 9:30 am and river otter 10 am.

On Oct. 12 & 13  Meet characters from the Land of OZ  10 am to 3 pm. On Saturday watch pumpkin smashes with red river hogs at 11:30 am and warthogs at 2:30 pm. On Sunday smashes will be at lions and leopard at 10 am, and tigers at 3pm.

On Oct. 19 & 20  Meet characters from a galaxy far far away 10 am to 3 pm

Our animals are joining in the fun by smashing pumpkins at scheduled times throughout the day. 

Cost is the price of admission into the zoo. For more information, click here. 


The Great Pumpkin Fest at Worlds of Fun

This event takes place on Saturdays and Sundays, now through October 27th.

This family-friendly event is all treats and no tricks and features special Halloween-themed activities for kids, plus PEANUTS-themed rides and attractions in Planet Snoopy!

Tickets start at $35. For more information, click here.


Jacquelyn Coates
Seek Real Estate

429 E 74th Street, Kansas City, MO 64131, Open House

Open house these weekend! This cute little Waldo Tudor features a two-car garage, screened in porch and beautiful stainless steel appliances.

Drop by between 12:00 pm and 3:00 pm this Saturday, September 28th. See you then!

For more information, click here.

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Courtesy of SEEK Real Estate.


Jacquelyn Coates
Seek Real Estate

Kansas City Events: Weekend of September 27-29

Parade of Homes

Parade of Homes

The autumn Kansas City Parade of Homes, presented by the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City,  will run from September 28th- October 3rd. Homes will open at 9:00 AM and stay open until 6:00 PM.

For more information, click here.

Overland Park Fall Festival and Parade

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The Overland Park Fall Festival will take place in Downtown Overland Park on Saturday, September 28th. Bring the whole family for food, arts and crafts, live music and a fall Parade. After the parade, stick around for the Downtown OP Farmer’s Market beginning at 1:00 PM.

For more information, click here. 

Liberty Fall Fest

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The Liberty Fall Festival, presented by the Liberty Area Chamber of Commerce, opens the evening of Thursday, September 26th and runs through Sunday evening. This festival is packed with events from a biergarten to a carnival. Check out booths from local vendors and enjoy the free golf cart shuttle service.

For more information, click here.

Lees Summit Missouri Oktoberfest

Lees Summit Oktoberfest

Lees Summit Oktoberfest, presented by Bank of Midwest, runs from 5 PM on Friday, September 27th to 4 PM on Sunday, September 29th. The festival takes place in quaint Downtown Lees Summit and includes a biergarten, arts and crafts area and a home brew beer competition.

For more information, click here.

Harry Potter Day at Science City


Grab your wand and robes and head for Science City at Union Station for a day filled with magic. Harry Potter Day at Science City has something for the whole family. The event will take place from 10:00 AM-6:00 PM on Saturday, September 28th.

For more information, click here.

KC Cider Fest at KC Wine CO


KC Cider Fest is the perfect activity for adults and kids alike. Classic cider and hard cider are available. There are plenty of adorable photo opportunities. Kids can enjoy play areas including a rock wall, spider web, Little Old Lady who lives in a Shoe house and many more! The event begins at 10:00 AM on Saturday and Sunday (September 28th and 29th.)

For more information, click here.

Oktoberfest in Westwood

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Westwood’s annual Oktoberfest celebration will be held on Saturday, September 28th in Joe D. Dennis Park (5000 Rainbow Boulevard) from 4:00 PM- 8:00 PM. Beverages for kids and adults will be provided. There will be an inflatable moon walk and a pumpkin painting station. Dinner will be served from 5:00-7:30 PM.

For more information, click here.



Loaded Baked Potato Soup with Bacon by Jessica Gavin

Sharing the dinner that I will be making for Quentin and I this evening to get back on track with my Monday Meals. Since today is the first day of Fall (and it actually feels like it!) I couldn’t help but go with a soup recipe.

Baked potato soup is one of my favorites and I’m excited to try out a new recipe. This one in particular is my Jessica Gavin and uses greek yogurt instead of sour cream. This adds a little bit of extra protein to the soup while still including the sour cream flavor. Enjoy!

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11553 S Carbondale Street Olathe, Kansas 66061- First Open House this weekend!

Holding my first open house this Sunday, September 22 from 10:00 AM- noon. Come drop by for a donut before you settle in to watch Sunday afternoon football the rest of the afternoon 😉 Go Chiefs!

Listing is courtesy of Barb Hendricks with SEEK Real Estate. Details linked here.

11553 S Carbondale Street Olathe, Kansas 66061

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Click here for details.

Courtesy of SEEK Real Estate.