Leavenworth is a community in Northeastern Kansas on the outskirts of the Kansas City Metropolitan region. Located along the Missouri River, Leavenworth is home to Saint Mary's College, the Dwight D. Eisenhower Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Fort Leavenworth, which houses more than Army leaders for the US Military. Residents enjoy the community's access to numerous conveniences and landmarks near Kansas City, including the University of Kansas, the Kansas City International Airport and the Legends at Village West shopping district. All of these are less than half an hour's drive from the peaceful neighborhoods of Leavenworth.
Serving as the seat of Leavenworth County, this town is known as the first city of Kansas since it served as the foundation for the subsequent towns and villages that would come to form the rest of the state back in 1854. The small town atmosphere, rich history and proximity to urban areas draw people from all walks of life. The quality schools, green rolling landscape, and small business support also add to Leavenworth's unique quality of life. Real estate options consist of affordable single-family homes and land for custom building.
Whether you are a professional longing for a tranquil place to come home to after working in the city, a retiree, or are looking to raise your family in a true Midwestern community, Leavenworth is the place to be.
The real estate market is surprisingly affordable in Leavenworth considering its proximity to the city and general quality of life. Prices for Leavenworth's single-family homes range from less than $105,000 to $600,000. A variety of styles intermingle in Leavenworth, from preserved buildings downtown from the early 19th century, to modern developments with stately brick homes and functional floor plans. Buyers have quite a selection of properties to choose from, including homes on quiet streets within walking distance of the elementary school or a spacious rural lot surrounded by wooded acreage.
Leavenworth Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of May 30th, 2016: homes priced around $139,120 compared to $138,832 the previous week, for a slight increase of less than +1%. For Tuesday, May 31st, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 3.65%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 2.76%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.20%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.95%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Leavenworth KS. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Leavenworth to help you find the best home!