Real Estate

April 17, 2012

Home Price Mystery

St Louis Home Prices

Tonight at a south side coffee shop, the owner asked me "so how's the house business?"  That's the nice thing about real estate, versus a career in something like insurance;  people want to talk about it.  Real estate affects others, they have a stake ...

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March 12, 2012

Beware of the Rouge Appraiser

Roadblocks to Home Buying

Lately we've been encountering a problem with problems on appraisals.  

The opposite of the housing crisis, appraisers are starting to come in low on appraisals in many instances due to excessive pressure and scrutiny from banks.  The opposite pressure that was placed on them ...

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Feb. 29, 2012

Watch Out for Round 2

wise home buyer

 Word to the Wise

Just about every real estate professional can tell you about a real estate deal that hit a brick wall for one reason or another.  Probably the most frustrating and heart breaking collapse comes due to inability to obtain financing.  

The interesting thing about getting a ...

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Jan. 25, 2012

Moving? Don't Call a Realtor

Moving to KirkwoodJUST KIDDING!!!  Call a Realtor in 99.9% of the time. 

This story in today's Post is heartwarming. 

Homes that "stay in the family" are often times cared for.  There's a legacy to preserve and protect.  Its the type of home that often ...

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Jan. 9, 2012

You Snooze, You Lose!

Real estate guidance MissouriShopping for a home is an exciting experience.  Working with folks through the home buying process is always interesting.  One fact about buying real estate is that each property is, for the most part, unique.  That may be more the case in St Louis City than it is in some ...

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Dec. 29, 2011

"How To" Home Search

The Advent of the Internet Home Search

I remember talking to my dad about what things were like when he was in grammar school.  As a child, I was amazed that things were so different in the 40's or 50's.  

That's the same way I feel ...

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Dec. 19, 2011

Best St Louis Home Search Engine

Welcome to the Newly Improved St Louis Real Estate Site,!


This change was long overdue as we considered the hundreds of options available and which one would best serve the St Louis real estate market.  

One of the difficulties about websites is that almost all of ...

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