NEWS & INSIGHTS ABOUT LAWRENCE REAL ESTATE
Find inspiration for your home, local real estate insights, and market trend information for Lawrence and Douglas County.
House plants – big and small – have been popular in home design for decades, and the trend has grown in the past 18 months. The pandemic resulted in a “botanic boom.” Why? Because, for many, indoor plants became a link to nature when we were afraid to leave the house.
Since 1978 Stephens Real Estate has been a solid and stable presence in Lawrence. “We were at our old location for over 40 years, and it served us well,” says broker and co-owner Chris Earl. “But it’s time for a new space with upgraded technology as well as more meeting and collaboration space.”
Picture this: you’re strolling through a farmer’s market on a sunny Saturday morning; heirloom tomatoes, local honey and fresh-cut flowers at every turn. Children laughing, adults walking along with their dogs, music playing… Sounds like a scene from a movie, right?
Once again, May brings a whirlwind of activity to our town. Students are preparing and practicing for graduation ceremonies. Friends and family are planning parties. Hotels, restaurants, and shops are getting ready to welcome guests traveling to town for the festivities. Our graduates have worked hard and endured the most unusual circumstances. It’s time to recognize their achievements.
The quaint little town of Lecompton overlooks the Kansas River and offers a 20-minute scenic drive from Lawrence. The River Road was originally a highly traveled wagon road and is now a favorite course for local bikers and birders. Bald Eagles are often sighted along this route.
Douglas County features some incredible landscapes surrounding the city of Lawrence. Carved by the Kansas River Valley and Wakarusa River Valley, the area unfolds with gently rolling hills of trees surrounding the prairie and farmland. And the sky seems to go on forever.
At the crossroads of hometown heart and unique adventure, Eudora, Kansas, is more than meets the eye. Located near the Kaw and Wakarusa rivers, Eudora offers great outdoor adventure options, rich agritourism, historic charm, and opportunity for developing local businesses.