Realty Report March 2017

March 17th

Did you know?

The Shamrock is symbolic to St. Patrick's Day because many centuries ago the 3 leafed clover was used to symbolize the holy trinity for Christianity in Ireland. The shamrock often gets mixed up with the four leaf clover, which has nothing to do with St. Patrick's Day.

To learn more fun facts about St. Patrick's Day, click below to visit The Independent

The first day of Spring is Monday, March 20th.

Spring Cleaning - Get Organized!

Congrats! You've made it through the winter, but now you're left with a messy house from staying bundled up all of the time. With the spring season finally here (Yay!), it's time to get organized. If you are anything like me, you dread the idea of having to put on your rubber gloves and whip out your scrubby brushes. Spring cleaning is a tough job. So what can you do? Well to start, prioritize by room. Go room to room in your house and make a list of what absolutely has to get done. Next, take inventory. Whether is tubs for storage, sponges, or whatever, the more time you have to search or go to the store for those items, the more time you waste not getting the job done. Making a list of these items and stocking up will help in the long run. Finally, get the job done! Put on some tunes and get to work. By the end of the day, your house will be ready for the warm months and you can focus your attention on other activities.

Local Events

First Thursday Art Walk Season Opener

Thursday, March 2nd, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Location: Downtown Joplin

Meet Chase, the German Shepherd Police dog!

Saturday, March 11th, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm; 2:00 - 3:00 pm; and 5:00 - 6:00 pm.

Tilt Studio, Northpark Mall, Joplin, MO

You asked for him and we got him! CHASE...the brave German Shepherd police dog from Adventure Bay is on his way! Be sure to enter to win one of THREE Paw Patrol prizes in our free drawing after each appearance. No purchase is necessary, and you do not need to be present to win a prize. Be sure to wear your Paw Patrol shirts, hats, costumes, or jackets, so Chase will know your a BIG fan of his TV Show! It's always FREE admission at Tilt Studio and it's also FREE to meet CHASE! We'll be taking FREE photos and posting them on our Facebook page, but you are more than welcome to snap a few pics of your own.

Third Thursday

Thursday, March 16th, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Location: Downtown Joplin

Kids' Garage Sale

Saturday, March 18 @ 9:00 am

Sunday, March 19 @ 2:00 pm

Location: Joplin Memorial Hall

This special sale is specifically designed for children to run their own booth and learn about sales, marketing, and merchandising. Participants are welcome to sell toys, games, sports equipment, clothing, or other gently used items. It’s a great way for kids to clean out their toy boxes, empty their closets, and sell the things they no longer play with or have outgrown!

To be a vendor, participants must be between the ages of 5-12 years, provide their own start bank for their booth, and pre-register by March 15th by paying a vendor fee of $10. Vendors will receive one table and 2 chairs in their booth.

For more information, or to register, please call the Joplin Athletic Complex at 417-625-4750 or visit

On the Market!

Price Reduced!! Now $499,900

Beautiful Home in Gated Community! 4797 Forrest Glen, Joplin

  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 5,900 Sq. Ft.
  • 10+ wooded acres
  • Click below for more details!

Cute home located close to downtown shopping! 1504 S. Grand, Joplin

  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1,625 Sq. Ft.
  • Great back deck & yard
  • Click below to see more!

Back on the Market! 503 N. Hall, Webb City

  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1,475 Sq. Ft.
  • Fenced in back yard
  • Click below to for more details!
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