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Top Kansas City Home Builder’s Record-Breaking Year

       One of Kansas City’s top home builders, Bickimer Homes welcomed more new homeowners in 2017 than in any of its 35 previous years in business.  Tommy Bickimer, president of Bickimer Homes, attributes much of the company’s success to historically low interest rates and an improving economy, but without a dedicated staff and...

Top Kansas City Home Builder Proclaims They Do NOT Sell Cars

 Not to disparage our friendly car dealers out there but, really, who likes buying a new car?  Haggling with the salesman and his manager, arguing over your trade-in’s value, calculating the odds of having to use those costly extended warranty options- ugh!  Gotta be right up there with going to the dentist.  From time to...

Amos & Freddy & Bickimer Homes

Amos Otis, Fred Patek, Tom and Mary Bickimer.  Four names you’ve never seen together, until now. Amos Otis was a star player with the Kansas City Royals when Tom was a boy. Amos patrolled centerfield with a royal blue ball glove and made playing the outfield for Kansas City look effortless.  Tom had a blue...

Beauty and the Beast

We all knew it was coming.  The local Kansas City weather folks could hardly contain themselves. January 11th, 2019:  My wife and I walking home that evening after visiting with neighbors and it had begun to snow.  A silent night and all is calm, the snow falling through street light beams and the warm window...