Postings by Tim Tanz, a Realtor in Saint Louis, Missouri. I am a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR), and GRI (Graduate, Realtor Institute). Missouri State Licensee. I have been representing home buyers and home sellers since 1997. I am an experienced Realtor in both St Louis City and St Louis County.
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OK, I have just spent an hour with my elderly seller on Wyoming. She called me all upset this afternoon, and I drove out to her new residence to try to calm her. On my last post, I stated that we took less for the home than she originally wanted to accept. After twenty showings, we had no offe...
Just got word that the buyers have accepted our counteroffer on the Wyoming Street property. Hurrah! It's a quick closing, too, in less than a month! I was really worried about this one. It was a nice house, very clean, 4 bedrooms, 1.5 bath, good space and condition. The problem was, everyth...
I was reading the latest issue of the Missouri Realtor Magazine. It contained a number of items I feel are important to remember. Regarding customer service: "Once you've spent time and money promoting your company/business, don't let poor customer service undo all your hard work. Remember, ha...
Following is the market report for the past seven days in the city of St Louis. Statistics were gathered from the local multiple listing service:There were 158 new (active) listings on the market, with list prices ranging from $12,500 to $899,000.32 listings went contingent/option, with listing ...
Yesterday, I visited Grant's Farm with my friend Kim. She owns a licensed day care, and she was taking the children on a field trip. Eight children under the age of 6 - what an adventure! Kim does such a great job with the kids, and they were so well behaved. Strangers even commented on how g...
Today, I received the NAR (National Association of Realtors) online newsletter. In it was an article about the slowing housing market. "According to a report released by Standard & Poors/Case -Shiller, declines in home prices in twenty U.S. metropolitan areas continued in the 12 months ending i...
I am working on getting the yard mulched. This weekend, I purchased the red mulch from Home Depot and finished the front yard. The red mulch contrasts so well with the green plants and grass, and I think it just looks better for the front of the house. For the back, I use the free mulch from C...
Our friend, Dr. Ben Bohren, visited over the weekend. He arrived Thursday and flew out this morning. Ben is a minister with the Christian Church of Northern California-Nevada. The CCNC-N is the presence of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the northern half of the states of Califor...
New price on this adorable cottage in Tower Grove South, just 4 blocks south of the park. Seller lived here for many years and lovingly maintained this home. It is clean, clean, clean, and has so much to offer. The main floor consists of the livingroom, diningroom, kitchen, 2 bedrooms, full bath ...