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2008 

The St. Louis Real Estate Market this weeks shows a few more active listings coming on the market and still fewer homes accepting contracts. Thus, our pending ratio has fallen again to 12.37 percent.  This past February was the last time we saw a pending ratio under 13 percent.  We are starting t...
08/31/2008
The St. Louis Real Estate Market this week shows more signs of inventory shrinking with fewer active listings and our pending ratio dropping to 13.54 percent.  This same week in August 2007 we saw 11.5 percent more active listings with 16.7 percent more homes accepting contracts. The pending rati...
08/24/2008
The St. Louis Real Estate Market this week continues our summer of 2008 trends as we see fewer homes coming on the market again. However, we are seeing a few more homes selling this week as our pending ratio inches up to 14.18 percent.  Our list prices and sales prices are holding steady, as well...
08/17/2008
TERMITE INSPECTIONS FOR REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS by Harry Morrell, Allied Building Inspections LLC A full building inspection for a house involved in a Real Estate transaction does not necessarily mean that a termite inspection is included. Inspectors must have a special license in the state of M...
08/12/2008
The St. Louis Real Estate Market this week is showing a bit of an increase in active listings.  We are also seeing fewer homes accepting contracts in the last 30-40 days (pending) and our pending ratio has dropped below 14 percent.  However, the number of homes sold (contracts closed) in the last...
08/10/2008
To Stage...Or Not to Stage...That is the Question, for Home Sellers and Listing Agents by Sue Rector, We Stage St. Louis. Clutter...Too Much Furniture...Personalized Wall Colors and Patterns...Those Collectibles... In this market, anything and everything needs to be done to give your house the ed...
08/10/2008
Credit for First-Time Home-buyers by Chris Scheer, Cornerstone Mortgage, O'Fallon, MO The single largest provision in the Housing Act is a measure allowing taxpayers buying their first home to take a tax credit of up to $7,500 of the purchase price. Qualified home-buyers can subtract the credit a...
08/05/2008
On July 30, 2008, President Bush signed into law the "Housing Assistance Tax Act of 2008" (the Housing Act).  It includes a $15.1 billion package of housing tax incentives. Here are the highlights of the bill for homeowners and first time home buyers.by Chris Scheer, Cornerstone Mortgage, O'Fallo...
08/04/2008
Here we go! by Chris Scheer, Cornerstone Mortgage, O'Fallon MO It is actually going to happen! The new rates for the 2008B are as follows: CAL for Government loans 6.9% NON CAL for Government loans 6.45%CAL for Conventional loans 7.3%NON CAL for Conventional loans 6.85% The window for reservation...
08/03/2008
The Saint Louis Real Estate Market this week is in our typical "summer slow-down" with quite a few less active listings, less homes accepting contracts and a small increase in expired listings.  Our pending ratio has dropped to 14.44% from 15.02% from last week. This "summer slow-down" is typical...
08/03/2008
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