Have you heard the news? Real estate is back, home prices are either at or above the 2006 peak in many South Johnson County neighborhoods. The lastest figures show that homes in the 66224 zip code average $534,000 and that is posing a problem for many families who are wanting to move into an affordable neighhood inside the Blue Valley School district.
The good news is that there are still many high quality affordable neighbohoods, you just need to know where to look. Here are 4 popular and afforbable Leawood & Overland Park neighbohoods that are worth a look.
Located just North of 143rd & Nall Timbers Edge is a fantastic mix of 1 1/2 and 2 story homes, tucked neatly between The Church of the Resurection and St. Michael's and directly across from the Links at Lionsgate. You will find well maintaned homes and a nice community pool with homes priced from $275,000 to 375,000.
Located Just North of 159th & Nall, Hampton Place offers a mix of older and newer 2 story homes. It boasts one of the largest community pools in South Johnson County and adjoins Sunrise Point Elementary School.
Located at the corner of 143rd & Mission, Steeplechase is a unique mix of homes designed and built by Pulte Homes. It adjoins Ironwoods park and has quality amentites including a walking trail and community pool. It has close proximity to shopping along State Line Road and is walking distance to Prairie Star Elementary & Middle Schools.
Woods at Iron Horse
Located at 153rd and Nall The Woods at Ironhorse is on the West side of the IronHorse Golf Club. It is the less expensive cousin to the adjoing Estates of Iron Horse. It has a nice mix of 2 story homes and feeds into top Blue Valley Schools Sunrise Point Elementary, Prairie Star Middle and Blue Valley High. It also has close proximity shopping restaurants and major highways.
If you are shopping for an affordable home these neighborhoods should be on your radar, however you should get yourself a good realtor because these homes sell fast.
Mike Russell is a REALTOR with Keller Williams Realty. Mike specializes in Johnson County Kansas Homes and Real Estate for sale. Mike is a tech savvy realtor with over 17 years experience. Did you enjoy Mike's Blog? Feel free to subscribe or join Mike on his Social Network to stay up to date on Overland Park, Olathe, Leawood, Lenexa, Shawnee and all of Johnson Counties real estate news and more...
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