Kansas City, MO

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Urban living at it's finest! Wonderful crossroads location, only a block from street car line, walking distance to Crown Center, Union Station & Power & Light. Largest two bedroom floor plan in building with huge windows, hardwood floors & fantastic layout. Kitchen features granite counters, gas range & stainless appliances plus large dining area. Enjoy the sun-filled living room with fireplace, high ceilings & hardwood floors. Two parking spots included with 50% tax abatement through 2030!

2107 Grand Boulevard 502 is listed courtesy of Georgiane Hayhow with The Hayhow Group

Call (818) 298-565 for more information and availability

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Western Auto Lofts #221 - Balcony View

Welcome to one of the most recognized buildings in Kansas City with Downtown at your doorstep and 1 block from the NEW Street Car. This unit is in impeccable shape, has fabulous décor, and a balcony that faces Grand Street with a skyline view. Granite Countertops, Gas Cook-top, Fireplace and Google Fiber. This is an opportunity not to be missed. Unit pre-approved for a short sale.

2015 Grand Ave, Unit 221 is listed courtesy of The Hayhow Group with Better Homes & Garden Real Estate.

Contact The Hayhow Group at (816) 298-5656 for more information and availability

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One of a kind, top floor condo at Bridgeworks Lofts with downtown skyline views of Kansas City. Sun-filled, open floor plan with vaulted ceilings and two balconies. This unit has wood floors through most of the condo, tile in bathrooms, plus full size washer and dryer in laundry room. The large sized kitchen features granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, a large Island style peninsula and a gas stove. This wonderful neighborhood is in the heart of the River Market district.

522 Locust Lane 408 Kansas City, Missouri 64106


Listing Courtesy of Georgiane Hayhow at Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate

Please Contact Georgiane at 816-298-5656 for pricing updates and availability


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high-rises fireworks

Written by Brian Enright

Millions of Americans love watching fireworks on the 4th and New Years Eve.  In fact we like them so much that we pile in the car, sit in the heat for hours to get a good spot and then suffer the traffic to get back home.  What if you could just step out onto your terrace for the best view?  Then when it's over and everyone else has to schlep back to their car you just step inside for another glass of wine.  If that sounds like a good way to enjoy the show then take a look at the list below.  We asked each Highrises.com partner agent and high-rise specialist which buildings have the best fireworks views.   Consider a condo in these buildings if you like to entertain on holidays.  OR find a friend who lives in one of them...

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Are you thinking about putting your condo on one of the many vacation rental sites like AirBNB but not certain if your HOA allows it?  Here are some steps to help you navigate the process of renting out your condo for a short term vacation rental and avoiding personal liability.


The first step is to look at the laws that your city has regarding short term rentals.  Many cities have restrictions on short term rentals (typically less than 30 days) that if not followed can lead you to penalties and fines.  You can easily check to see what your regulations are by doing a Google search with your city name and the key words “short-term rental regulation”.  There have been hotel and zoning laws enacted by your city far before the AirBNB

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The USUThis is one of our new favorite things!  The USU was created for urban dwellers, and is especially useful for high-rise residents as it provides much-needed storage space right in your parking space.  USU launched in Austin, TX, where they have hundreds of units in buildings throughout the city.  Because of the demand USU has expanded and can now ship and set up their storage units throughout the United States.  If you could use about 60 cubic feet of extra storage give them a call at 512-981-5735 or visit the USU website.  They even provide "white glove" delivery and set up right in your parking space.  Click here to see their brochure.


USU with CarUSU with content

 Loaded up USU


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We have great news in the United States real estate market today.  Last month, in November, foreclosures are down 37% when compared with one year ago’s market in November 2012.  This exciting data released from RealtyTrac showed that in just one month (October 3013-November 2013) the number of foreclosures are down 15% to a total of 113,454 homes reporting foreclosures in November 2013.  This brings the number of foreclosures the lowest they have been since August 2006.  The foreclosures include bank repossessions, scheduled auctions and notices for default.  

According to the US Census, privately owned housing building permits are up 13.9% in October 2013 when compared with the years previous permits in October 2012.  Also, in the third quarter prices

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Today's featured Kansas City Condo is at 221 W 48th Street in the Regency House Condos.  This two bedroom, two bath condo has been excellently maintained.  Enjoy a plaza view from your bright and airy windows.  The kitchen has been updated with new cabinets and luxurious granite countertops.  The condo also comes with a washer and dryer.  The building comes with amazing amenities including outdoor pool, theater room, fitness center, parking garage, security and well-landscaped grounds.  The HOA fees cover all heating, A/C, water, trash, disposal, amenities and more.   There is one indoor parking spot conveniently located in on the same floor as the condo.  Enjoy luxury living in the Regency House.

Highrises.com of Kansas City specializes in mid and high

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Updated and with all the modern amenities is a move-in-ready Studio Loft at the 700 Broadway Lofts in Kansas City. This home has an open Floor Plan with a raised kitchen.  Inside the unit brick walls bring out historic feel of the building which was built in 1898. Large windows provide a remarkable westward view. 700 Broadway LoftsWhile 700 Broadway is a slice of Kansas City history, it  has spectacular modern amenities including party room with pool table and bar, hot tub, a business center, coin-op laundry, a newly finished movie room and bike storage. Located at Broadway and 7th in Downtown Kansas City, you can enjoy delicious pastries at SOHO Bakery, have a game of Frisbee with your friends at Ermine Case Junior Park, sip on the best hot and sour soup at Red Dragon

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