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Blog: News From the Urban Cool KC Team

Selling in Urban KC Hot Design Style - Urban Eclectic - Part I

We are in and out of houses with buyers in the Urban Cool KC Neighborhoods daily and we have the pulse on what these modern, millenial buyers fall in love with. The decor, interior design and staging that is really appealing to the Urban KC Buyer is Urban Ecletic: which is a mix of mid century modern, rustic farmhouse, ikea/west elm/crate&barrel. If you are getting ready to sale your house these are some tips to upgrade and stage accordingly.

How to Survive a Real Estate Bidding War

In the KCMetro, there were over 9000 houses for sale this time last year. Right now there are just over 5000 houses for sale. There is no fairness to how Sellers and their Realtors are handling the multiple offers – everybody is just winging it right now. No Rules.

Down Payment Keeping You From Buying a Home? Check This Missouri Program Out!

If you are a first time home buyer and your income for 1-2 people is less than $73,300 then you may be able to qualify for the MHDC First Place Loan Down Payment Assistance of 4.5%. You can purchase a home anywhere in the KC Metro on the Missouri Side.

Iconic Modern in Mission Hills, KS

An article in the May 1952 edition of House and Home magazine about architect and designer Marcel Breuer provided the spark for what became one of Kansas City’s most important homes. In 1953, Robert Snower wrote to Marcel Breuer and described the type of home he and his wife were looking for. “Of course I am asking the impossible. ”


The Brookside Neighborhood is a metropolitan hub of beautiful homes, unique shops, trendy restaurants, and cultural attractions.

600 W 58th Terrace


Westport, Kansas City's original entertainment district, boasts a rich history as the oldest established community in Kansas City.

3991 Pennsylvania Avenue
3944 MCGEE Street

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  • John Stoner Review of Urban Cool KC as his Buyer's Agent

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.