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Fairway is a storybook setting for charming homes located on tree line streets only minutes away from the bustling center of Kansas City.  Fairway is one of Kansas City’s a lovely city that is surrounded for the most part by golf courses, which gave it its name.  Fairway has a population of only 4,000, but is filled with character and charm.  There are beautiful parks, interesting shops and historical Indian sites within the city. Fairway is only minutes from the Country Club Plaza.  For homebuyers, the best part is that homes for sale in Fairway have a variety of price range for any family looking for a perfect blend of small town feel, charm & character.

Fairway was incorporated into Johnson County in 1949 and is known to many by its famous nickname, “The City of Trees.” The natural setting is not only easy on the eyes, but is very important to the city of Fairway, so much so that it established a Tree Board which is charged with maintaining the tree population in the city and educating residents in the planting and caring of trees. 

Important to the city and its residents are its schools and the well being of its youth.  Fairway is in the Shawnee Mission School District which is known to have excellent schools & activities.  Shawnee Mission is the only school district in Johnson County to offer the International Baccalaureate program. (Available at Shawnee Mission Northwest and Shawnee Mission East.) 

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Fairway offers great opportunities for adults as well. Job growth has been positive over the past few years and the unemployment rate is at 6.5%, well under the national average. There are over 100 businesses in Fairway, providing opportunities for local residents. Many other locals take the short commute into Kansas City or other cities in Johnson County, which offers myriad job opportunities.

Homes for sale in Fairway cover a range of prices, and in general, with the local economy remaining strong, real estate in Fairway.  Much of this value, in the end, comes from the high livability, strong educational opportunities and a diversity of employment of this picturesque area.

If you are thinking about buying or selling a home, give us a call at (913) 312-3614 or send us an email to explore your options and to find out when is the best time for you to make a move.