I’ve created a website using Squidoo about activities around Sugar Valley Lakes in Kansas. There’s a comment section where anyone can add information about a Sugar Valley Lakes lake lot or a prairie lot that they’re selling. This is a free public service and there is no charge to list the lot on the website. I noticed that people visiting the site about Sugar Valley activities were also interested in buying property there.
Here’s the site where you can post your lake lot or prairie lot for Sugar Valley Lakes. I actually sold both a lake lot and a prairie lot using that website. Other places where you can list the lot is on the Kansas City Craig’s List (free) and post it on the bulletin board in the Sugar Valley Lakes Clubhouse.
It’s interesting to see how people end up at my website about Sugar Valley Lakes. Here are the stats from that site showing the keywords. Obviously Google is doing a good job for me as most of the searches came through that search engine.
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Pageviews – the total number of times your lens has been viewed by visitors.
Visits this period: 87 visits Pageviews this period: 110 pageviews Pages/visit: 1.26 Lifetime visits: 91
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In the current timid real estate market, you don’t have buyers beating down you door wanting to buy your property. That means the seller must take steps to promote it. Here are some ideas that I’m trying out to sell a lake lot that we have near Kansas City. Maybe you can use some of these ideas with your property.
Here’s my blog article on Sugar Valley Lakes – lot for sale.
Update – December 2009 – We sold the lake lot to a couple who are going to build a weekend home on it.
We still have a prairie lot near Sugar Valley Lake that we got from my parents. It has a nice stand of trees on it and is just a short walk down to the lake and to a small dock that you can fish from. It’s $250 and gives you use of the various amenities at Sugar Valley Resort. The lot is on Raccoon Drive at Plat 38 Lot 30. Call me at 863-427-2830 if you are interested in this lot or have any questions.
(Update: 1/27/2010 – our lake lot is sold. If you have a Sugar Valley Lakes lot to sell or want to buy one, go to this site. You can post information about the lot you want to sell or find out more about Sugar Valley Lakes and the area.)
Some years ago, we bought a lake lot at this Kansas resort community near Mound City, south of Kansas City. The idea was that eventually we would build a cottage there and enjoy summers by the lake.
They have a 9-hole golf course there that starts out rather flatly but turns dramatic with one hole in particular. It has an elevated tee area and your drive has to carry over water to a landing area. Then you jump in the golf cart and head down the steep hill, hoping that the brakes are good. Zoom across a bridge and then up a steep hill to where hopefully your ball has landed. Now the second shot is from this elevated area across to an elevated green. Again you have to carry across water. For me this hole was beyond challenging and could be described as downright scary. My husband really liked that hole, but then he’s a much better golfer than I am. My ball usually ended up in the water at least once on this hole and sometimes twice.
Our lot is on the biggest lake of the lakes at Sugar Valley. It slopes down to the water and would be a good building lot. Very few of those are left on this lake as there are quite a few houses already in place. It’s a popular place for full-time retirees and weekenders. It’s a good family place with the boating, nature walks, a pool up by the clubhouse, tennis courts and lots of community pot luck dinners at the clubhouse.
Sigh… we never did build the cabin or spend summers by the lake. Now, we live in Florida and are lucky to make it out to Kansas for a family visit a couple of times a year. Consequently, we’re looking to sell this lake lot to someone who will make use of it.
If that appeals to you, I’ve posted a photo gallery showing the lot, the lake, some of the golf course and some Kansas nature scenes. Ideally you are in Kansas or nearby in Missouri and can drive over to scope out the community. I recommend that, and hope you like it as much as we did.