The Lafayette Report

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A blog with tips, comments, observations, and strategies for real estate professionals on the sale and marketing of new homes, historic homes, condominiums and lofts in Lafayette Square. The blog also covers other sales training issues such as the use of technology, time management, personal marketing, lead generation, and customer service. PREA Signature Realty proudly serves the communities of Lafayette Square, Soulard, Benton Park, Benton Park West, Downtown Loft District, Forest Park Southwest, Central West End, Tower Grove East, Tower Grove South, Compton Heights, Shaw, The Hill, Dogtown, Carondelet, Holly Hills, St. Louis Hills, Dutchtown, and the Other Historic Neighborhoods of the City of Saint Louis, Missouri.
The Missouri Association of REALTORS, sponsor of a proposed state constitutional amendment to prohibit transfer taxes on the sale of real estate, announced today that it would file a lawsuit challenging the Missouri Secretary State's rejection of the ballot petition due to insufficient signature...
  HISTORY OF WATER TOWER:  This 154 foot Corinthian brick column, known as the North St. Louis Water Tower, is located at North Grand Blvd. and 20th Street in North St. Louis.  The water tower was built in 1871 at a cost over $45,000.  From 1871 to 1912, the water tower was used to create pressu...
  This month, we focus on a local non-profit Web Innovations and Technology Services ("WITS") who is the largest non-profit electronics recycler in Missouri.  Under Missouri law, electronic equipment such as computers, televisions, cell phones, cordless telephones, and monitors are classified as ...
This site provides you with an estimated value based on modeling. The comparable sales used to determine the estimated market value may or may not be comparable and the estimated fair market value may not reflect recent changes in market conditions. In addition, the estimated market value and th...
As someone who lives and breathes in a digital world, I regularly text, e-mail and use social media to communicate with friends, family and colleagues.  However, I use traditional, commonly accepted modes of communication when it comes to substantive business correspondence such as: Telephone Cal...
AUTHOR'S NOTE:  This article was written for a real estate association newsletter and is directed at newly elected association officers.  However, the concepts are the same whether it is a leader of a team, brokerage, committee or association. Leaders aren’t born. Leaders evolve and grow over tim...
AUTHOR'S NOTE:  This article was written for a real estate association newsletter and is directed at newly elected association officers.  However, the concepts are the same whether it is a team meeting, meeting with clients, or an association or committee.  The article describe how to draft good ...
The following recent court decisions may be relevant to your real estate practice in Missouri: City's real estate "for sale" restriction requiring a certificate of code compliance prior to marketing a home for sale declared invalid.  City of Bellefontaine Neighbors v. Scatizzi, Appeal No. 92965 (...
THEN: NOW:   HISTORY OF THE BUILDING - FROM THE NATIONAL HISTORIC REGISTER APPLICATION: The Wellston Station, located at 6111 Martin Luther King Drive (formerly Easton Avenue and St. Charles Rock Road) in the City of St. Louis, Missouri, is locally significant under National Register of Historic ...
Just want to share with St. Louis buyers a short clip of the tranquil river views offered by Mississippi Bluffs.   INTERESTED IN LIVING ON THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER BLUFFS WITH VIEWS SPANNING FROM DOWNTOWN ST. LOUIS TO THE JEFFERSON BARRACKS BRIDGE?  Contact Ryan Shaughnessy at PREA Signature Realty ...

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