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Homeowner Tips: Organizing Before/After a Move

We asked Eliza Cantlay of Simplicana for organizing tips to make moving easier... But the advice she offered is perfect for anyone who wants to make their life more comfortable—moving or not.

Staging your Yard: Landscaping for Curb Appeal

Having beautiful landscaping around your home can make it more relaxing and more uplifting for you, and more appealing for potential buyers. But, if you’re ready to move soon, you’re probably not interested in investing a ton of cash in the landscape you’re leaving behind you. Still, the front yard is the very first thing prospective buyers (or houseguests) will see, and it will instantly influence how they feel about your house. So, how can we make a better first impression, without a huge bill?

Juneteenth: The Most Important Party You've Never Heard Of

Juneteenth celebrates freedom finally coming to those who were waiting for it... and with Kansas City's unique history, the celebration offers us an important reminder.

Erasing the Kansas City Red Line

On our Facebook Page we posts many houses and events in these Red Line Neighborhoods in attempts to Erase the Red Line. Even though we have a Community Page Policy stating to not make negative comments about other people's homes or neighborhoods - it happens almost every day. I am amazed at the mean spiritedness of folks in KC.


Homes in Kansas City - Roanoke Historic Neighborhood - The Roanoke neghborhood in Kansas City consists of 140 lots on the tax records. Several lots are land only owned by the City of Kansas City. Read more

3305 Karnes Boulevard
3716 JEFFERSON Street

Scarritt Renaissance

Scarritt Renaissance is bounded on the north by Cliff Drive, the south by Independence Avenue and the west by Chestnut. It is within walking distance to hundreds of acres of parkland, sits in one of the most ethnically diverse areas of the city and houses some of the most architecturally interesting houses in town. Read more

3220 SMART Avenue

3000 E 6th Street

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The Urban Cool KC Team

Franny Knight and Hubert Beattie, Realtors at Chartwell Realty Westport-Plaza enjoy helping people who LOVE the Unique and Aesthetically Amazing homes in the Cool Neighborhoods of Kansas City.

OUR SPECIAL SAUCE We are Savvy Internet & Social Media Marketers. Your home will sell faster, for more money because of our ability to reach buyers where they are looking for homes on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube, Twitter, Google Search, Trulia, Zillow and We are leading all Realtors in the Social Media Space. Check out our Facebook Page for a demonstration of our Social Media Expertise. Let us creatively market your home to sell fast.

Franny Knight and Hubert Beattie

Franny & Hubert have 12 years combined as Realtors, licensed both in Kansas & Missouri. Franny has a Master's Degree in Psychology from Wichita State University - Go WuShocks! She played on scholarship both Volleyball and Basketball first at Labette Community College in Parsons, KS and then transferred to WSU to finish out her basketball career. She continues to stay fit and healthy mostly by walking her babies, Dexter & Ruby daily on varieties of trails throughout the metro. In addition to being a Full Time Realtor, she teaches companies, entrepreneurs, social service agencies in workshops and consulting to improve their marketing with Social Media. Prior to being a Realtor, she was a Public Speaker and Trainer for Creative Marketing, Creative Thinking, Social Media Marketing and Communications.