st louis: Veterans have extra help if they can't meet their mortgages - 06/18/10 04:50 AM
 The Veterans Administration had provided some extra help for Veterans and military members who may be having problems with their mortgages. The first thing a veteran or military member should do is contact the VA at 877-827-3702 or and talk with a counselor.  Their options include:
The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act - to qualify for this program, the military member has to have gotten the mortgage prior to the current period of active duty service.  The program can provide a lower interest rate for up to ONE year and can provide forbearance, or prevent foreclosure or eviction up to 9 … (0 comments)

st louis: Spot vs Boundary Surveys WHY the difference and WHy are they Important - 06/18/10 04:21 AM
Spot surveys have been the norm in the St Louis area for many years. They were cheaper. The title coverage was not quite as great, but it wasn't significantly different, so why bother paying for a boundary survey which would be at least a $100 more? A few months ago the primary title companies in the area started insisting on boundary surveys before providing survey coverage to the buyers. Yesterday I got the results back on a villa in a very nice area. We had 6 encroachments that the seller is now going to have to pay to have fixed. That's … (1 comments)

st louis: 2010 Farmers Markets in the Great St Louis Area - 05/21/10 02:39 AM
It's that season again - time to get the freshest produce available at the wonderful farmers' markets in our area.  This year we have some new ones opening up and there are more that are in the planning stages as I write this so keep checking as I'll add to the list as I find out about them.
Sundays - Defiance, Kirkwood and Pevely
Monday - Kirkwood
Tuesday - Jerseyville, Kirkwood
Weds - Columbia IL, Farmington, Kirkwood, Maplewood, Potosi, Soulard, Washington MO
Thursday - Carlyle, Downtown St Louis, Ellisville, Highland, Kirkwood, Soulard, U City, Wash U, Webster Groves, Wood River
Friday … (0 comments)

st louis: Dale's Checklist for Taking Care of Vacant Homes - 10/02/09 02:57 AM
Both as a friend and as a Realtor, I end up taking care of vacant homes for people. Often I get asked for my “checklist” of what to look for and how to take care of a home. When someone is asked to care for a home, it’s often a simple, “will you watch over my home for me” with no real guidance or instructions, and while that works for a short vacation trip, it doesn’t work when the homeowner is gone for a much longer time period. As a result, I’ve written out these instructions to give to the … (5 comments)


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