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Shawnee is one of the suburbs on the Kansas side that is still seeing new construction. Expansion to the west started happening in the late 1990’s and early 2000’s. Although new home construction slowed recently due to the economy, we are seeing building permits going up and new roof tops being built. New homes in Shawnee afford the best for living–all new modern homes in communities with a smaller town feel. Building a new home in Shawnee is a great choice. If you don’t want to make all the decisions yourself, the new home communities in Shawnee offer models and spec homes that are ready for you.
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Shawnee New Homes at Riverview – A Julian/Gipple Development
Why do People Live Here?
Shawnee new homes at Riverview is a small subdivision nestled in western Shawnee with its rolling hills and small town living. It’s a planned development with seven phases, now on its first phase. There are 35 homes in the first phase with 135 homes planned when completed. It’s a neighborhood where people know each other and help each other. Conveniently located just west of I-435 and north of 47th Street, Riverview offers an easy commute for people who work downtown or in southern Johnson County. Services and restaurants are conveniently located in the area, contributing to the high standard of living that people in western Shawnee enjoy. If you are looking for a Shawnee new home, Riverview offers plenty of choices.
Looking for a home in Riverview
Interested in a Shawnee new home in Riverview? Click on the link to see the available inventory.
What’s the Neighborhood Like?
Homes in Riverview range from the $300,000’s and up. Built by recognized builders, Don Julian, New Mark,L/M, Summit Custom Homes, and Comeria. This subdivision is open to other builders who are willing to meet the standards of the community. Riverview offers a wide variety of floor plans, including story and a half, reverse story and a half, two story. In this community you will find homes with attractive floor plans, finishes, and desirable features. The neighborhood is appealing to families, as well as downsizers so there is a nice neighborhood mix in the community. A community pool is in the plans. Shawnee offers the best of upscale living and small town feel surrounded by the natural beauty of rolling hills and woods.
What’s Going On Near the Riverview Subdivision?
Western Shawnee offers the best of all both worlds, a small town feel with lots to do within easy driving distance. Services and amenities are built up in western Shawnee is life is quite convenient for busy people. Schools are close, parks are easily accessible, and basic needs like groceries, gas, pharmacies, medical care, and coffee are easily available. In addition, easy highway access makes it easy to drive to the Kansas Speedway, the Legends. Hop on Shawnee Mission Parkway and people can be at the Plaza easily. Easy highway access makes it easy to commute across town if you wish. Commute times, of course, depend on traffic, but these are good estimates.
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What Schools Will the Kids Attend?
Riverview subdivision in Shawnee is served by Riverview Elementary School, Mill Creek Middle School, and Mill Valley High School. More detailed information about schools in the DeSoto School District is available here.
Find a home in Riverview here. Our data feed is direct from Heartland MLS and is updated several times a day. You can be sure that you have a high quality information source here. Using a buyer’s agent for new construction is a wise choice and assures that you will have your interests represented.
The Shawnee KS Market Report shows that home sales in Shawnee were booming in January, 2013. There were 46 Shawnee homes sold in 2013, compared to 30 Shawnee homes sold in January, 2012, a stunning 53.3% increase in Shawnee homes sold. The average sales price in January, 2013 was $199,780 compared to $173,064 in January, 2012. Shawnee homes sold in 87 days in January, 2013, compared to 108 days in January, 2012. And Shawnee homes sold for 97.9% of list price in January, 2013, compared to 95.1% of list price in 2012.
Although the Shawnee KS Market Report looks like we may have passed the bottom of the market, it is still a great time to buy a home in Shawnee, KS. With interest rates still only slightly above 3.5%, the time to buy is now. Prices are still below the market peaks and with interest rates so low, affordability is at a high.
If you are thinking of selling your Shawnee home, have a professional realtor give you a complete market analysis and develop a strategic plan to sell your home.