FRIDAY SHOUT OUT: What’s Happening This Weekend

Lots to do in town this weekend: – Ethnic Enrichment Festival – KCIC Food Booth, Swope park Aug 18 at 6pm to Aug 20 at 6pm – 60 cultures selling their native foods, crafts and performing dances – The Market Beautiful – Kansas City 2017 -Saturday-Sunday, Union Station -one of the biggest vintage markets in the country with vintage and trendy handmade vendors – Rock the Stockyards 5K – at the Crossroads Stockyards Brewing Co, Saturday, 7:30pm – Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art 3rd Annual Block Party – Saturday, 6pm, 3rd annual block party featuring music, food trucks, exhibition tours

New Listing: 101 E Prairie St, Olathe, KS 66061

Move-in ready 2 BR bungalow/ranch with tons of updates. On a great lot with lots of privacy & next to trees & beautiful creek, yet close to shops & schools nearby. Updates include new paint & carpet throughout, new blinds & ceiling fans, refinished shower tub. large attic with lots of storage space. Washer/dryer included. You’ll love the privacy yet convenience this home offers. Perfect starter home or investment property!

Friday Shout Out: What’s happening This Weekend

Events this weekend to check out: Friday, August 11th: Chiefs vs. 49rs PreSeason Game Today, 8:00 PM on NFLN Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City Saturday, August 12th: Heart of America Hot Dog Festival – Negro Leauges Baseball Museum, 1616 E. 18th Street, Kansas City, 2pm – 11pm – family fun event  includes entertainment and games for all ages along with an all-star roster of musical performances. Sprint Family Fun Day -Summer Splash14th Street between Main Street & Walnut Street in the Kansas City Power & Light District from 11AM -3 PM. Get down and dance with Mr. Stinky Feet, create waves with Mad Science, enjoy ice cream… Read More

Tips for Selling Your Home During Back to School Season

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School’s almost back in session, and your house is on the market. It’s difficult enough to manage showings and staging with children underfoot all summer long, but the back-to-school rush can be overwhelming while you are trying to sell your home. To keep yourself sane, here are the johns family team’s must-do tips: 1. Box-It-Up Back to school is chaos, with a flurry of new shoes, supplies, and clothes littering the floors. Manage the chaos by creating attractive, easy storage for the must-have items. Look for large bins or storage benches that can double as decor or furniture, and make sure… Read More

What’s Going On in the Kansas City Area This Weekend

Friday Shout Out

What’s going on in the area? Check out these great ways to spend the weekend! Friday, August 4 First Friday’s, Crossroads, KCMO 417 E 18th St, KCMO 5:00pm The Crossroads area opens up its galleries and stores to stroll through with music, arts and street shopping.  This First Friday’s event will include free drinks, music, yard games, SKC player appearances, giveaways, a VIP experience, and the world’s largest Flip Cup Competition!   WeekEnder: Crown Plaza Movie under the Stars, 2430 Grand Blvd. 6pm Enjoy the sounds of local bands , sample your favorite food trucks , shop the wares of local KC artisans ,… Read More

Tech Tuesday: How to make your home smarter


Do you ever wonder what are the best lightbulbs, thermostats or plugs to put into your home to make your life easier, your home more energy efficient and more updated with the times? Here’s a few of the latest and greatest you might want to consider adding to your home to update it, and also make it appealing to buyers if you’re getting ready to sell your home. Thermostats The Ecobee4 has everything we liked about its predecessor, the Ecobee3, such as a slick touchscreen interface and a remote sensor that helps ensure all the rooms of your house are… Read More

FEATURED NEW LISTING: 19255 Flint St., Overland Park

View this one-of-a-kind tuscan villa on 2+ acre lot w/ pond & walking trails. Tucked away in the prestigious Rockwood Falls Estates, this remarkable property has gorgeous sun-kissed views everywhere you look! Custom details throughout are what make it so special w/ grand estate-sized rooms, soaring ceilings and open living space. Great room has gorgeous windows opens up to oversized patio overlooking pool, hot tub, firepit area & pond w/ captivating views. Back porch with outdoor kitchen and beautiful tile overlooks pool. Lower level is made for entertaining! The high ceilings make it roomy & inviting. Large media room as… Read More

Friday Shout Out: What’s Going On in Kansas City This Weekend

What’s going on in the area? Check out these great ways to spend the weekend! Fri 21st – Food Truck Friday’s 11 am-1:30 pm  Union Cemetery, 227 E. 28th Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64108. The food trucks return to beautiful Union Cemetery! Come enjoy a tasty and affordable lunch in downtown’s most peaceful park space. Fri 21st – Park Place Unplugged  5 pm-7 pm Corner of 116th Place and Ash Street in Park Place, Leawood. Enjoy live acoustic music by Erica McKensie. Fri 21st- Sun 22 – Kansas City Royals VS. Chicago White Sox – 7:15pm game Friday (with fireworks), 6:15pm Saturday game, 1:15pm Sunday… Read More

Tech Tuesday: 5 Awesome Apps that Make House Hunting Easier

There’s no way around it: House hunting is stressful (not to mention time-consuming). But, like every other corner of our lives in this digital age, there are apps and Internet tools that can help. Here are some of our johns family team favorites to check out and help make your house hunting process easier: If You’re Figuring Out Where To Move  When it comes to real estate, it’s all about location. The AroundMe app takes this very seriously by showing you nearby amenities, including banks, gas stations, schools, supermarkets, and hospitals near a specified location. You’ll get a number of listings in a… Read More

New Listing: 11116 W 109th Terrace, Overland Park

This spacious home in sought after Forest Oaks neighborhood has great dual-level deck overlooking shaded yard, bright kitchen with breakfast room filled with large windows and sunlight, wet bar and exercise/office/bonus 5th bedroom on lower level. Buffet server between kitchen & dining room, attic fan, french doors to huge tiered deck off breakfast room, lots of storage in lower level including add’l full bath. Exterior of house being painted & the beautiful deck work being completed in a few weeks! o be completed end of July. Deck work also to be completed in a few weeks.