THE INDEXKC- KANSAS CITY MO INDEPENDENCE LEE’S SUMMIT MARKET UPDATE
Story of the week is Lee’s Summit screaming ahead of the rest of Jackson County with reference to percentage of Price Reductions and Pending Sales compared to number of Homes Listed.
Buyers are focusing in like a laser on desirable school districts, new home purchase opportunities. Sellers, you’ve got the opportunity to still sell at great levels in Lee’s Summit, compared to the rest of Jackson County.
Happenings in each of these cities include…
In Lee’s Summit from https://lstourism.com/attractions, enjoy 720 acres of water excitement on Blue Springs Lake. Power boating, water skiing, tubing and jet skiing are all familiar sights on this popular lake, make it your summer fun spot. Downtown Lee’s Summit, a Great American Main Street and award-winning Missouri Great Neighborhood, boasts locally owned specialty shops and an eclectic array of casual and fine dining on the historic bricks of the central business district. Downtown is a must for those looking for shopping, entertainment and historic character. From boutique clothing and accessories, to home furnishings and specialty items, you’re sure to find a new treasure.
Independence, Missouri is a beautiful city located within the Kansas City metropolitan region, best known as the former hometown of United States President Harry S. Truman, who served as a judge for Jackson County prior to his presidential election. Visitors can explore a number of historic attractions connected to the former president, including his longtime home and the courthouse he worked at prior to his election. The region’s connection to the pioneer-era California, Oregon, and Santa Fe Trails is explored at the Frontier Trails Museum, while its history as a significant site for the Latter Day Saints church is on display at the Community of Christ International Headquarters Temple and Auditorium and the Temple Lot site. Be sure to call the attractions and restaurants ahead of your visit to confirm current opening times. (https://vacationidea.com/missouri/best-things-to-do-in-independence-mo.html)
Kansas City Missouri It’s official: The Soccer Capital of America will welcome the beautiful game on the world’s largest stage. (https://www.visitkc.com/visitors/things-do/sports-recreation/kansas-city-named-2026-fifa-world-cup-host-city). Add a trip this summer to Royals stadium to watch our exciting Kansas City Roayls and you’lll have a visit to remember.
On June 16, FIFA announced the 16 cities across the United States, Canada and Mexico selected to host matches during the 2026 FIFA World Cup, with Kansas City making the cut.
Now, the world will be introduced to the Heart of America. Here’s what KC has in store as it prepares to take the global soccer stage.
Check out the number of price reductions and the watch the days on market continue to extend as the market shifts….The shift is driven by several factors; rising mortgage interest rates, falling numbers of new build permits, buyer pool exhaustion/contraction….and the wild card, inflation.
If you’ve got questions regarding the impact of the shift on your search or the value of your home, we’ve got answers!