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Renting a Storage Unit to Declutter and Sell a Home in St. Louis

If you're trying to sell your home, then you've no doubt heard from multiple sources that de-cluttering your house is the number one tip. Not only does removing half of your items make your home appear more spacious, but it also removes a lot of the personalization that prevents buyers from seeing themselves living there. [...]

Why You Should Sell Your Home Before Buying Your Next One

Maybe you are just starting to think about moving or you might have already found a better home for you and your family. Some people attempt to rent out their current home instead of trying to sell it. This option is not right for everyone. Here are some reasons not to rent your old home [...]

4 Signs it’s Time to Search for Homes for Sale in St. Louis

Whether you are a rookie at buying homes or a pro who has owned several homes in your lifetime, there comes a time when everyone gets the itch to move. Buying a home when it’s not the right time due to personal financial reasons or the overall housing market can lead to buyer’s regret. If [...]

House Hunting Secrets When You’re Ready to Buy a Home in St. Louis

When it comes to house hunting, the goal is to not only buy a home in St. Louis you appreciate for its charm and character, but one that also appreciates in value. An experienced St. Louis realtor can help you weed out the listings that are in undesirable areas or are not likely to appreciate [...]

To Sell a Home, It’s About Understanding the Millennial Mindset in St. Louis

Real estate experts say Millennials will overtake Generation X as the largest generational group of homeowners in the New Year. For those trying to sell a home in St. Louis, the key may be in understanding the Millennial mindset as it relates to housing and lifestyle. According to a piece by Yahoo Homes, owning is [...]

Real Estate Trends and Predictions Affecting St. Louis in New Year

Economists predict better paying jobs in the New Year, which could support the real estate market in St. Louis. According to an article by Mortgage Professional America (MPA), there are several housing trends for the New Year that may affect homebuyers and sellers. Analysts with Freddie Mac released their U.S. Economic and Housing Market Outlook report, [...]

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