How Long Do Most Families Live In A House?

Thursday, July 26th, 2018
Denise Rivers

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) keeps historical data on many aspects of homeownership. One of their data points, which has changed dramatically, is the median tenure of a family in a home, meaning how long a family stays in a home prior to moving.

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Top 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Go the FSBO Route

Thursday, June 21st, 2018
Denise Rivers

In today’s market, with home prices rising and a lack of inventory, some homeowners may consider trying to sell their home on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). There are several reasons why this might not be a good idea for the vast majority of sellers.

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Buying a Home? Know your Must-Haves

Thursday, December 29th, 2016

By Maria Patterson

A fenced-in yard. Double sinks. A wrap-around porch.  An open floor plan. Solar panels. There are just so many things we want our new home to have.

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7 Tips For Choosing A Real Estate Agent

Thursday, December 1st, 2016

By Trulia

Consider the real estate process: there’s time spent researching neighborhoods, searching for homes that match your budget (and your lifestyle), negotiations on price and repairs, the commitment level of making one of the biggest purchases of your life. Does going it alone sound scarier than entering a haunted house at midnight?

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By Kyle Hannegan

In today’s competitive market with such low inventory and high demand from buyers, many sellers are receiving multiple offers on their home. But if you’re a seller, which offer should you choose? While you may think the obvious answer is to go with the highest offer, it is actually more complicated than that. Here are some tips to help you navigate any multiple-offer situation:

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The Nook – Tower Grove South By Jennifer Guffey

Tower Grove South, how I love thee.  Apparently everyone else does too.  There are a few pockets of our fair city that are on the “Hot List” right now and TGS is one of them.  Why are people flocking to this neighborhood? Let’s start with bustling Grand Avenue that is home to a wide array of ethnic and vegan friendly restaurants (see our favorite list below), the adorable boutique shops, and serves as a melting pot for the dwellers.  Let’s not forget the beautiful park that hosts arguably the BEST Farmer’s Market and FREE yoga.  No wonder RFT voted it Best Places to Live in 2012. 

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Ask An Agent - Technology

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

Art Vibulakaopun

My first year as an agent, I learned a lot about how to help buyers and sellers achieve their goal of buying or selling a house. Contracts were written out on paper. Measurements were taken with measuring tape and the only real technology that I saw in my first year was the photos being taken with digital cameras and not film.

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Snapchat and Real Estate Today

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

Snapchat and Real Estate Today

By Matt Bruns

As many of you probably know by now, Snapchat is taking over as the hottest social media app amongst the millennial generation. You might’ve noticed the uptick in the number of selfies kids are taking or perhaps you’ve recently been asked to pose for a Face Swap photo. The photo and video messaging app is a fun and creative way to communicate, and the app is constantly upgrading with new capabilities and features.

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Ask An Agent! New Construction

Thursday, March 24th, 2016