Sarah Stirn unpacks at her new home in southwest Lawrence. Considering the slumping housing market, Sarah and her husband, Jarvis, were ecstatic that their old home sold so quickly.
Jarvis and Sarah Stirn and their 3-year-old daughter Zoie, recently moved into a new home in southwest Lawrence. Considering the slumping housing market, the Stirn's were ecstatic that their old home sold so quickly.
Jim Rome, his wife Lin, and their daughter Linda, kept an eye on the housing market for about a year before settling on a larger, newer home on West 25th Street. When they put their North Lawrence house up for sale they got offers from the first two prospective buyers. "It seemed like the market was moving along pretty briskly," said Rome.
New furniture arrives for homeowner Jim Rome, right, at his new house on West 25th Street. Rome was pleasantly surprised at the housing market when it came to selling his home of 18 years in North Lawrence. He said the first two people who looked at the house made offers.