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Armour Hills (Brookside, Kansas City MO) Jan 2018 Home Sales Stats

As I write this blog, I am looking ahead wondering if Armour Hills will again be one of the most desirable neighborhoods for buyers in 2018. Last year the average days on market for a new listing in Armour Hills was just 7, and median home prices increased 14.9% over 2016. Those numbers say a lot about how strong this neighborhood is.

 

Let's take a look at the stats for last month:

 

January 2018                                                                   January 2017

Median list price:     $289,975                                  Median list price:      $329,475

Median sales price:  $284,500                                 Median sales price:   $327,500

Days on market:            5                                           Days on market:            18

No. of homes sold:        4                                            No. of homes sold:          4

 

 

Although the median home sales price was much lower than 2017, that reflects the fact  lower prices homes sold last month.  Three of the four homes sold at or above list price.  The highest sales price was $340,000 and the lowest was $185,000.  I believe Armour Hills will again be a strong destination for home buyers this year.

 

Currently there are five active listings in Armour Hills with a median list price of $345,000 and 71 days on market.

 

(All stats taken from Heartland MLS; deemed reliable but not guaranteed.)

Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR

(Brookside/Armour Hills resident, local business supporter, NPR fan, Habitat ReStore volunteer, thankful for the gift of another day!)

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Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate/Kansas City Homes

mary.hutchison@kansascityhomes.com

816 510 1262

www.maryhutchison.org

 

Comment balloon 1 commentMary Hutchison, SRES, ABR • February 15 2018 08:08PM
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