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St. Louis real estate blog with tips on buying or selling real estate in the St. Louis area.



This Holiday Season I had some interesting experiences about sustainable neighborhoods.  First Off, I finished the book, "Tower Grove", by local historian Mark Abbott.  Since I live in Tower Grove and have my business there too, it was at the top of my limited reading list.  I love studying hist...
Good blog post about the basics of what to expect from a home inspection! The longer I am in this field of home inspection, the more apparent it becomes to me that most buyers, or sellers contracting for a pre-listing inspection, have no clue as to what it is that a home inspector is looking for ...
Right now, I've had just about enough of foreclosures! Hearing that the Arcade Building is being foreclosed on was somewhat of a relief though and I'm not sure why. Maybe its because of what felt like a big "land grab" back in 2004-2006 as rival developers postured to see who could stake out the...
Remember when Ballpark Village, the MX Exchange and the Bottle District were all being unveiled and in competition with each other for the new hot commercial zone in downtown St Louis?  Having downtown built out in every direction with great new places to go seemed far fetched, but exciting.  How...
      Getting into a loft in Downtown St Louis could not happen at a better time!  This 1+ bedroom loft with a north facing balcony with a tremendous view could be the place! The thing about downtown real estate is that we are poised for another 'housing shortage' downtown.  Considering that new ...

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