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Come see us at the KC Boat Show!

TIMING IS EVERYTHING!!   We love to take new home listings in the Fall/Winter as many sellers decide to take their homes off the market, leaving buyers with much less to choose from. Our team has sold 3 homes within the past 3 weeks going into pending status!  Do not delay in Listing your Home as RE/MAX is an International Company with many clients who have relocations and transfers into the area and we need more options for our Buyers!  The Renee Amey Team will again participate in one of our biggest promotions on Jan 22-25 at the KC Boat Show!  It is estimated to bring in 30,000 people from the surrounding KC area who are looking for luxury boats, boating equipment, and potential lake homes.  Look for our Banner, “www.LeesSummitLakeHomes.com” & Visit us at our booth where we will showcase our listings including Lake Homes and other fabulous Home Options in the surrounding area. We are working on marketing materials for our listings for the Show right now.



Kansas City Boat & Sportshow

January 22-25, 2015 | Bartle Hall


Really? Data Shows Selling a Home in Winter Pays Off!


If you’re waiting until spring to put your home on the market, you’re going to want to take a look at these numbers. Redfin analyzed homes listed from March 22, 2011 through March 21, 2013, and found that those listed in winter have a 9 percentage point greater likelihood of selling, sell a week faster, and sell for 1.2 percentage points more relative to list price than homes listed in any other season. Here’s a breakdown of the key selling metrics we looked at:


Table 1: Home Selling Metrics by Listing Season

Season Likelihood of Selling within 6 Months Average Sale-to-List Price Ratio Average Days on Market

(Dec. 21 – March 21) 65% -2.3% 26
Average of Non-Winter Seasons 56% -3.5% 33

(March 22 – June 21) 56% -3.5% 32

(June 22 – Sept. 20) 55% -3.6% 32

(Sept. 21 – Dec. 20) 57% -3.5% 34

The data contradicts the popular sentiment that selling a home during winter is more difficult because there are fewer people looking to buy. Further, the advantage of selling a home in winter holds true in temperate climates as well as those with harsh winters. In each of the 19 markets analyzed in this report, including Boston and Chicago, home sellers were better off listing their homes in the winter than during any other season.




Budget approved for Dredging “U” cove at Lake Winnebago

The 2015 Lake Winnebago budget was just approved and money has been allocated to accomplish lake dredging in “U” cove with a target timeframe between Labor Day 2015 and April 2016.

The HOA has allocated money to Hydraulic dredge the middle of “U” cove back to approximately lots 55 and 50. It is estimated that the water depth in the middle of the cove will be 6-8 feet going as far back as to include lots ​55 and 50. Further back in the cove than 55 and 50, the water level and shape will stay relatively the same. Key to the dredging is the reallocation of dock rights which has been approved. It should be noted that the shoreline of any of the remaining lots for sale should be dredged by the new home owners for deeper water at their dock right or in front of their lot using a back hoe from the shoreline. A couple of residents in this cove have done this at a cost of $6000 to dredge and remove a few trees to accomplish about 6-8 feet of  depth off their docks. The PDF files below show CURRENT WATER DEPTH, ESTIMATED SEDIMENT DEPTH and REVISED DOCK Easements of “U” Cove.




Amazing Lakefront Homes Now Available at Raintree Lake

Check out these spectacular lakefront homes that are currently available at Raintree Lake!  Enjoy all the amenities of lake living including boating, skiing, wakeboarding, jet skiing and fishing.  Check out these great properties below!


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