Overland Park Homes For Sale
Overland Park Homes for sale are just the start of our expertise. Most importantly, our clients appreciate the fact that we are Overland Park Realtors who know the area and truly care about helping people buy or sell their home. We know the neighborhoods in both North and South Overland Park and we know how to communicate in a professional manner. Whether you are interested in investment real estate or a home for your family in Overland Park we are here to serve you.
Overland Park, Kansas is located about 15 minutes south of Kansas City, MO. Liveability.com ranked it the number 1 for “Best Cities for Families” for it’s high rated schools, pristine parks, affordable neighborhoods and great support networks.
Overland Park was awarded the No. 1 city in the country for First-Time Home Buyers in 2015 in a study done by WalletHub.com. The measurements used to determine the country’s most favorable housing markets highlighted Overland Park’s real-estate tax rates, median annual household income and the low crime rate.
Raising a family in Overland Park with outstanding schools, that’s a safe community, and offers affordable housing are some of the attributes that make us the No. 1 in the nation in WalletHub.com 2015’s Best City for Families. Overland Park finished among the Top 10 in categories including percentage of families with kids, unemployment rate, low crime rate, percentage of two-parent families and more.
Overland Park… It’s a way of life.
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Overland Park Real Estate Market Trends
Months Supply of Houses
Less than 6 months is a sellers market
Overland Park Home
Contracts & Closings
Overland Park Housing Inventory
Overland Park Housing Update August 2018 compared to August 2017:
• Median Home Price increased 12%
• Number of Homes Sold decreased by 7%
• Homes Under Contract Decreased by 23%
• Number of Homes For Sale decreased 7%
• Days on Market decreased by 30% to 30
• Months Supply Of Inventory increased to 3.4 months
Months Supply of Inventory is also known as Absorption Rate. A “Balanced” market is about a 6 month supply of homes. Less than 6 months supply is a seller’s market and more is a buyer’s market.
Clients usually focus their home searches in either in North Overland Park, or South Overland Park. The dividing line is North of I435 or South of I435. To make it easy we created separate home search buttons.
If you are new to the KC area, the homes in Northern Overland Park tend to be a little older and a little smaller than homes in Southern Overland Park. Northern OP is a few minutes closer to Waldo, Brookside and the Plaza. The homes in general are well constructed and the neighborhoods are lined with established trees. The average home price is $197,000 for homes sold in 2016. The students in North OP attend the Shawnee Mission School District.
Southern Overland Park Homes were mostly built after 1990 and students attend the Blue Valley School System. The average 2016 sold home price is about $397,000. Southern Overland Park is very convenient to the shops and restaurants at Leawood Park Place and Town Center. Employers located in South Overland Park include Sprint, OptumRx, Teva, Black and Veatch, Century Link and more. The newest Overland Park shopping includes Prairie Fire, Corbin Park, REI, Sprouts, Costco, The Container Store and a lot more.
South Overland Park 2016 Home Sales
North Overland Park 2016 Home Sales
Overland Park Homes by Price Ranges, School Districts, and Neighborhoods
Overland Park Kansas
With a population of nearly 185,000 residents, this Kansas City suburb is the second most populous city in Kansas. Older areas in the north part of the city feature meandering lanes and tree-lined residential districts. Housing options farther south include new condos, large estates and recently developed subdivisions close to centers of commerce.
Downtown Overland Park features a seasonal farmers’ market as well as locally owned shops and restaurants. Along Metcalf Avenue, the city’s main thoroughfare, residents can shop at nationally known retailers or enjoy a meal at their choice of casual or fine-dining establishment. South Overland Park features specialty boutiques and unique shopping opportunities at places such as Hawthorne Plaza.
Public schools in Overland Park are operated independently of the city. Local students are serviced by Blue Valley, Olathe, Shawnee Mission and Spring Hill school districts. Several private schools are also located in the city. These include Holy Cross Catholic School, Bethany Lutheran School, Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy and Overland Christian Schools. Johnson County Community College provides outstanding opportunities for adult education, and residents can easily commute to over 20 other institutions of higher learning located nearby.
Parks and Recreation
Overland Park has two state-of-the-art community centers. The Matt Ross Community Center features three indoor pools as well as a hot tub. The 300-acre Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens includes trails, soothing water gardens and eco-education opportunities. The city boasts over 35 miles of bike and walking trails as well as local sports leagues for citizens.
Overland Park hosts the corporate headquarters of more than 40 major companies including Sprint, Black and Veatch, Waddell and Reed, and Compass Minerals. An affordable place to do business, the city continues to attract organizations of all sizes.
Drivers in Overland Park enjoy easy access to interstates and major highways servicing the Kansas City metro area. Limited public transportation is available via The JO.
Overland Park Farmers Market
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Overland Park was given an “A+” in a ranking of the “10 Best Midwest Cities to Live In” by HomeSnacks.net. “Overland Park’s city motto is, ‘Above And Beyond. By Design.’ Whoever is behind the scenes pulling the strings in this Kansas City, Kansas, suburb has done an exceptional job.” Other community attributes noted include low poverty rate, “the people are happy, too,” and the number of sunny days in a year.
Forbes ranks Overland Park among “The 25 Best Suburbs for retirement in 2015.” Pros about Overland Park include local colleges and hospitals, above-average air quality and low crime rate. Cons, of course, include hot summers and cold winters.