Thursday, March 21, 2019

Celebrate Kansas City High Society Ranch

Marketers for the fading middle-class offer this real estate pr0n dedicated to the good life that's slightly more attainable. Take a look:

Home Remodel: Reimagined Ranch

Tamara Day, design superstar and host of the DIY Network series "Bargain Mansions," is a fairy godmother, of sorts, to overlooked and under-loved homes. She has a knack for turning ugly, aging ducklings into showstoppers. Day says when she saw the house on Belinder Road in Leawood, it was a mess of "weird angled bricks with an unfortunate design aesthetic."...

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

So she took a classic understated midcentury ranch and turned it into a McMansion. And that's a good thing?

Anonymous said...

Yes, the before pic shows a house that needs some freshening up, but the end result looks like a high-end playhouse built by kids who found all sorts of leftover materials at Lowe’s.

Anonymous said...

Curious if it sold. I think they were asking over $900k and it was on the market for a while and the for sale sign came down without the typical "SOLD" sign that usually sits out there for at least a couple of weeks before closing. It's certainly an improvement of the house that was there but may be a bit overpriced...