Saint Louis, MO Real Estate News

By Tim Tanz, St Louis Real Estate
(Platinum Realty)
Showed a buyer properties for the second time today.  We had appointments to see thirteen different properties.  I was expecting a long afternoon, especially since it's so hot outside; but this buyer and his partner are great.  If they don't like a house, we don't stay; we move right on to the next one.  On three houses, we didn't even get out of the car.  That speeded things up.  We found three houses that they liked - not enough to write on, though....  I'm taking him out again on Monday.I'm taking a new buyer out tomorrow afternoon.  I have eleven appointments to set for him tomorrow morning.I created a virtual media presentation for my new listing at 3841 Potomac street. Please visit the following link to view:   http://www.realestateshows.com/192333We're going to Pietro's Restauran...
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By Victoria Small, Remember Small is the name...not the SERVICE!
(Keller Williams Realty Chesterfield)
Saint Louis Central West End Real EstateWe here at the Coldwell Banker Gundaker-CWE continuously monitor local real estate statistics to keep our clients informed and ahead of the real estate trends.  Below you will find St. Louis Central West End real estate statistic for the 3rd week of July 2007.New homes on the market: 9Number of homes entering escrow: 6Number of homes closing escrow (sold): 4Number of homes expiring: 1Avg Days on Market: 49To find the value of your home with a free, over-the-net home evaluation, please visit: www.VictoriaSmall.biz.If you would like a free list of homes for sale in this area/neighborhood, would like more information about Saint Louis Central West End or would like to be the first to know about hot new listings before other buyers do, then give me a ...
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By Victoria Small, Remember Small is the name...not the SERVICE!
(Keller Williams Realty Chesterfield)
Saint Louis Shaw Real EstateWe here at the Coldwell Banker Gundaker-CWE continuously monitor local real estate statistics to keep our clients informed and ahead of the real estate trends.  Below you will find St. Louis Shaw real estate statistic for the 3rd week of July 2007.New homes on the market: 1Number of homes entering escrow: 4Number of homes closing escrow (sold): 0Number of homes expiring: 0Avg Days on Market: 59To find the value of your home with a free, over-the-net home evaluation, please visit: www.VictoriaSmall.biz.If you would like a free list of homes for sale in this area/neighborhood, would like more information about Saint Louis Shaw or would like to be the first to know about hot new listings before other buyers do, then give me a call at:Victoria A. SmallRemember, S...
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By Victoria Small, Remember Small is the name...not the SERVICE!
(Keller Williams Realty Chesterfield)
Saint Louis West End Real EstateWe here at the Coldwell Banker Gundaker-CWE continuously monitor local real estate statistics to keep our clients informed and ahead of the real estate trends.  Below you will find St. Louis DeBaliviere Place real estate statistic for the 3rd week of July 2007.New homes on the market: 2Number of homes entering escrow: 3Number of homes closing escrow (sold): 6Number of homes expiring: 0Avg Days on Market: 106To find the value of your home with a free, over-the-net home evaluation, please visit: www.VictoriaSmall.biz.If you would like a free list of homes for sale in this area/neighborhood, would like more information about Saint Louis DeBaliviere Place or would like to be the first to know about hot new listings before other buyers do, then give me a call ...
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By Victoria Small, Remember Small is the name...not the SERVICE!
(Keller Williams Realty Chesterfield)
Saint Louis West End Real EstateWe here at the Coldwell Banker Gundaker-CWE continuously monitor local real estate statistics to keep our clients informed and ahead of the real estate trends.  Below you will find St. Louis West End real estate statistic for the 3rd week of July 2007.New homes on the market: 1Number of homes entering escrow: 0Number of homes closing escrow (sold): 1Number of homes expiring: 1Avg Days on Market: 508To find the value of your home with a free, over-the-net home evaluation, please visit: www.VictoriaSmall.biz.If you would like a free list of homes for sale in this area/neighborhood, would like more information about Saint Louis West End or would like to be the first to know about hot new listings before other buyers do, then give me a call at:Victoria A. Sma...
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By Victoria Small, Remember Small is the name...not the SERVICE!
(Keller Williams Realty Chesterfield)
Saint Louis Skinker-DeBaliviere Real EstateWe here at the Coldwell Banker Gundaker-CWE continuously monitor local real estate statistics to keep our clients informed and ahead of the real estate trends.  Below you will find St. Louis Skinker-DeBaliviere real estate statistic for the 3rd week of July 2007.New homes on the market: 0Number of homes entering escrow: 2Number of homes closing escrow (sold): 3Number of homes expiring: 0Avg Days on Market: 55To find the value of your home with a free, over-the-net home evaluation, please visit: www.VictoriaSmall.biz.If you would like a free list of homes for sale in this area/neighborhood, would like more information about Saint Louis Skinker-DeBaliviere or would like to be the first to know about hot new listings before other buyers do, then g...
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By Cheri Dueker, Transitional Designs, LLC, Home Staging St. Louis
(Transitional Designs, LLC)
St. Louis is a mirror to real estate all over the country in that there is an overabundance of inventory and homes must "stand out from the crowd" to attain a speedy sale. While the "show me" state always watches for outcomes before adopting new trends, our time has come. Home Staging companies are being developed and are opening in our area with great results.   Many regions in the country have already learned that hiring a professional staging company can speed the sale with an average of 50% less days on market and increase price with offers of 3-13% higher. Home staging assists agents and sellers to highlight the best features of a home while downplaying the negatives. Selling a home is a stressful and highly emotional task for sellers. Agents and realtors need to use all the tools ...
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By Victoria Small, Remember Small is the name...not the SERVICE!
(Keller Williams Realty Chesterfield)
Saint Louis West End Real EstateWe here at the Coldwell Banker Gundaker-CWE continuously monitor local real estate statistics to keep our clients informed and ahead of the real estate trends.  Below you will find St. Louis West End real estate statistic for the 2nd week of July 2007.New homes on the market: 1Number of homes entering escrow: 1Number of homes closing escrow (sold): 0Number of homes expiring: 0Avg Days on Market: 123To find the value of your home with a free, over-the-net home evaluation, please visit: www.VictoriaSmall.biz.If you would like a free list of homes for sale in this area/neighborhood, would like more information about Saint Louis West End or would like to be the first to know about hot new listings before other buyers do, then give me a call at:Victoria A. Sma...
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By Victoria Small, Remember Small is the name...not the SERVICE!
(Keller Williams Realty Chesterfield)
Saint Louis Central West End Real EstateWe here at the Coldwell Banker Gundaker-CWE continuously monitor local real estate statistics to keep our clients informed and ahead of the real estate trends.  Below you will find St. Louis Central West End real estate statistic for the 2nd week of July 2007.New homes on the market: 7Number of homes entering escrow: 9Number of homes closing escrow (sold): 11Number of homes expiring: 2Avg Days on Market: 60To find the value of your home with a free, over-the-net home evaluation, please visit: www.VictoriaSmall.biz.If you would like a free list of homes for sale in this area/neighborhood, would like more information about Saint Louis Central West End or would like to be the first to know about hot new listings before other buyers do, then give me a...
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By Victoria Small, Remember Small is the name...not the SERVICE!
(Keller Williams Realty Chesterfield)
Saint Louis Skinker-DeBaliviere Real EstateWe here at the Coldwell Banker Gundaker-CWE continuously monitor local real estate statistics to keep our clients informed and ahead of the real estate trends.  Below you will find St. Louis Skinker-DeBaliviere real estate statistic for the 2nd week of July 2007.New homes on the market: 1Number of homes entering escrow: 1Number of homes closing escrow (sold): 2Number of homes expiring: 1Avg Days on Market: 41To find the value of your home with a free, over-the-net home evaluation, please visit: www.VictoriaSmall.biz.If you would like a free list of homes for sale in this area/neighborhood, would like more information about Saint Louis Skinker-DeBaliviere or would like to be the first to know about hot new listings before other buyers do, then g...
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By Victoria Small, Remember Small is the name...not the SERVICE!
(Keller Williams Realty Chesterfield)
Saint Louis DeBaliviere Place Real EstateWe here at the Coldwell Banker Gundaker-CWE continuously monitor local real estate statistics to keep our clients informed and ahead of the real estate trends.  Below you will find St. Louis DeBaliviere Place real estate statistic for the 2nd week of July 2007.New homes on the market: 4Number of homes entering escrow: 3Number of homes closing escrow (sold): 2Number of homes expiring: 0Avg Days on Market: 10To find the value of your home with a free, over-the-net home evaluation, please visit: www.VictoriaSmall.biz.If you would like a free list of homes for sale in this area/neighborhood, would like more information about Saint Louis DeBaliviere Place or would like to be the first to know about hot new listings before other buyers do, then give me...
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By Doug Devitre Real Estate Technology Educator
(Devitre Holdings, LLC.)
How to Blog With Video in MinutesWritten by: Doug Devitre e-PRO, ABR, GRI, CRS, PMNMost REALTORS® are afraid of technology because they will freeze when they see words like .jpeg, HTML, wiki and ping.  Ping... what the heck is a ping?  If you are in this category then don't give up yet.  Technology is changing our business very rapidly and the ones who adapt will be in it for the long haul.  Secretaries need to be retrained every five years or will not have the same skill set in order to keep up with the work load of a fast paced environment.   Real estate is no different.  In most cases it is more competitive.  Blogging is a new way to drive people to your real estate website, increase loyalty with consumers, and give the author the ability to create the tone and dialogue for its reade...
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By Brian Warden
(Choices Real Estate)
I'm a country boy at heart, and as such, I love all things rural. So what would there be to interest me in St. Louis, Missouri?The answer is, a lot!St. Louis boasts an incredible number of resources for anyone wanting to get out and enjoy the outdoors, and has some of the most wonderful scenic areas and wildlife you'll find anywhere. While there are far too many options to mention in a short post, here are just a few:The Columbia Bottom Conservation Area is a 4318-acre urban conservation area that includes a view of the confluence of the Missouri, Missippi rivers, with 800 acres of forest, a 110-acre island, 3300 acres of cropland, and over 6.5 miles of river frontage!Edward "Td" and Pat Jones Confluence Point State Park, also at the confluence of the Missouri and Mississippi has 1118 a...
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By Tim Tanz, St Louis Real Estate
(Platinum Realty)
To all buyers in Unincorporated St Louis County:  Beginning July 1, ALL of unincorporated St Louis County is requiring new occupants of a house, duplex or condo to obtain a residential reoccupancy permit before you move in.The inspection CANNOT be scheduled over the phone. You must apply in person at either the South or North County Government Offices or online at www.stlouisco.com.  Their website has good information about what the inspectors are looking for, etc.  From the homepage, click on the County Government tab to open the drop down menu and click on Public Works.  On that page you'll see a tab named 'Reoccupancy Permit System'. Or just click here: www.stlouisco.com/publicworks/.The cost of the ispection is $80 and includes one reinspection.  Any subsequent inspections will cost...
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By Tim Tanz, St Louis Real Estate
(Platinum Realty)
It's 10:07 pm and I just sat down to write something, although I don't have the slightest idea what to write about.  Worked in the yard early this morning.  Then ran comps for a potential listing (?), and made several calls.  Then went to the Miami property and worked until 5:00 pm.  Came home and ate dinner, made a few more calls, and then went back and worked some more on Miami.  Painted the first coat of trim on the windows in the livingroom, diningroom, and both bedrooms.  The back bedroom trim was blue, so it's going to take at least three coats of white to cover it...Might show properties tomorrow.  If not, will be back painting over at Miami.  I need to get as much done as possible, as we are going camping this weekend - Thursday through Sunday.  This weekend is "Christmas in Jul...
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By Tim Tanz, St Louis Real Estate
(Platinum Realty)
Saturday we were invited to go boating on the Mississippi River.  A friend has a large wooden-hulled boat and wanted to take a group of us out for the day.  The marina he's docked at is north of St Charles at Woodland Harbor.  It was pretty easy to find - about a forty minute drive from the city.What a terrific day.  The weather was beautiful and the scenery was fantastic.  We've driven the Great River Road on numeerous occasions and I often wondered what it would be like to be out in the river looking towards shore.  What great views as we passed Grafton and Our Lady of the Rivers at Portage des Sioux.After about three hours, we rode the jet skis.  I had never ridden one before, so I rode with a friend.  We flipped over just minutes after starting the ride.  We both leaned to far in th...
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Pamela Williamson | Keller Williams | pamelawill@kw.com | 314-600-2246 5412 Neosho St, St.louis, MO Handy-Man's Special! Like to work with your hands? This is the house for you. Conveniently located in the Heart of South City just a hop, skip, and ju 2 Bdrm Single Family House offered at $125,000 Year Built 1911 Sq Footage 931 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 1 full, 0 partial Floors 2 Parking 1 Car garage Lot Size 3,012 sqft HOA/Maint $0 per month DESCRIPTION Handy-Man's Special! Like to work with your hands? This is the house for you. Conveniently located in the Heart of South City just a hop, skip, and jump from Pueblo Solis--the best mexican food in town! If you like to walk around your neighborhood and hit the local Murdock Perk Coffee Shop,Macklind Deli, & Francesa's Antique Shop and others,...
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By Tim Tanz, St Louis Real Estate
(Platinum Realty)
Friday the 13th....  Following are the market statistics for St Louis City for the past week.  These statistics are gathered from the local Multiple Listing Service:There were 120 New listings on market, with list prices ranging from $34,500 to $1,000,000.There were 27 Contingent/Option listings, with list prices ranging from $45,000 to $1,300,000.There were 72 listings that went Pending, with list prices ranging from $10,000 to $474,900.There were 49 listings that SOLD, with sold prices ranging from $10,000 to $309,000.72 listings Expired, with list prices ranging from $14,500 to $819,000.33 listings were Withdrawn from the market, with list prices ranging from $32,800 to $550,000.I've been lazy with my blogging as of late.  I've been really busy with the two family flat on Miami.  Our...
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By Kimberly Grant, Real Estate Agent - Huntsville Alabama
(Exit Leon Crawford Realty)
St. Louis Missouri SpotlightSubmitted by: Kimberly Grant, Huntsville Real Estate AgentHuntsville/Madison AL Real Estate BlogHave you ever been to St. Louis??  Well, I have had the opportunity to travel to St. Louis on two separate occasions.  I can say that St. Louis is definitely a city of charm and distinction.  I am also willing to admit that back in my sports watching days I used to love the St. Louis Cardinals and also the Rams. There is just SO MUCH to do in St. Louis that it is one of those places you could visit over and over again and have a different experience each time.   Of course everyone knows about the fantastic St. Louis river front.  I couldn't stand to go up in the arc with my friends but I did take a ride on a riverboat that was phenomenal!  I also got a chance to se...
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By Victoria Small, Remember Small is the name...not the SERVICE!
(Keller Williams Realty Chesterfield)
Saint Louis West End Real EstateWe here at the Coldwell Banker Gundaker-CWE continuously monitor local real estate statistics to keep our clients informed and ahead of the real estate trends.  Below you will find St. Louis West End real estate statistic for the 1st week of July 2007New homes on the market: 2Number of homes entering escrow: 1Number of homes closing escrow (sold): 0Number of homes expiring: 3Avg Days on Market: 12To find the value of your home with a free, over-the-net home evaluation, please visit: www.VictoriaSmall.biz.If you would like a free list of homes for sale in this area/neighborhood, would like more information about Saint Louis West End or would like to be the first to know about hot new listings before other buyers do, then give me a call at:Victoria A. Small...
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