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Topic: Kansas City Metro

Where can I find a small town feel near Kansas City?

July 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

To the North of Kansas City you will find the areas of Parkville and Riverside, MO both are small suburban areas with a small town feel but just a short drive from downtown Kansas City. Parkville, MO with a population of just over 5,000 is known for its historic downtown area, art galleries and antique […]

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Where can I find an apartment in the center of it all in Kansas City?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

To find the pulse of Kansas City, you don’t need to look any further than the city’s central corridor. Here you’ll find an urban landscape that is thriving and alive, vibrant and diverse. Its attractions include museums, performing-arts venues, over two hundred restaurants, and sixty art galleries. Downtown features a host of shopping, nightlife, and […]

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Where can I find a quality small community outside of Kansas City?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

History buffs will be right at home in Liberty, Missouri. The city has a long and interesting history dating back to the early 1800s. It is the second-oldest incorporated town west of the Mississippi. One of its claims to fame is being the site of the first successful daylight bank robbery; the Clay County Savings […]

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Where in the Kansas City area is a good place for families?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Just outside Kansas City is Johnson County, Kansas, which features three of Money Magazine‘s “100 Best Cities to Live In The United States” for 2008: Overland Park, Olathe, and Shawnee. Overland Park is the largest city in the county, with most of the population living there. In 2010, it was named one of the "Top […]

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Where can I find a community with a rich history, cultural opportunities, and more outside of Kansas City?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Independence, Missouri is famous for being the hometown of President Harry S. Truman and the starting point for pioneers headed west on the Santa Fe, Oregon, and California Trails. Today, the city is home to over 120,000 people. The rich history of the area can still be seen in its historic sites and museums highlighting […]

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Where can I find affordable apartments in the Kansas City area?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

The area east of Kansas City is known for the Truman Sports Complex, which includes Arrowhead Stadium, home of the Kansas City Chiefs, and Kauffman Stadium, home of the Kansas City Royals. But the Eastside has other attractions to offer, including several small but vibrant communities and the city of Independence. Independence was the hometown […]

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Where can I find a larger suburb of Kansas City with an excellent quality of life?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Although it traces its history back to 1905, Overland Park, Kansas is a relatively young city; it was incorporated in 1960. Since then, it has grown to be the second most populous city in Kansas. Overland Park was created to be a planned, self-sustaining community, and it has lived up to that vision. Today, the […]

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Where can I find a smaller community in the Kansas City area?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

The communities north of Kansas City offer a small-town atmosphere while remaining close to all the action in KC. This area boasts many historic sites and wide-open spaces. Liberty is the second oldest incorporated town west of the Mississippi and has six districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The historic downtown area […]

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What are the hottest apartments in Kansas City?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

One of the hottest trends in Kansas City apartments is the loft. Lofts are uniquely urban residences, rarely seen outside a big city. In Kansas City, they are scattered throughout many parts of the downtown area, including the Garment District and the Crossroads/Freight District. Loft apartments here are unique because many are located in renovated […]

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Where can I find a nice, affordable apartment in the greater Kansas City area?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

South Kansas City is the home of the Kansas City Zoo and the Starlight Theatre, both located in Swope Park. The neighborhoods of Brookside and Waldo offer charming neighborhood shops and restaurants in a suburban setting. Lee’s Summit is one of the "Top 100 Cities in America." Home to more than 90,000 residents, it is […]

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