st louis homes: Did It Make Sense to Wait? - 01/11/15 11:55 PM

There are many people out there who debated purchasing a home over the course of the last year, but ultimately did not. Whatever their reasons were for delaying, let’s look at whether the decision to wait to buy made sense.
What happened in 2014? The 30 year fixed rate on January 2, 2014 was 4.53% as reported by Freddie Mac. Looking at the chart below, your monthly mortgage payment with principal and interest for a $250,000 home would have been $1,271.17.
Even though interest rates have dropped below 4% and ended 2014 at 3.87%, home prices appreciated by 4.8 percent … (4 comments)

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st louis homes: Where Can You Really Afford to Buy a House? - 12/27/14 07:19 AM

Owning a home has long been associated with success, stability, and work ethic. An investment in your future, purchasing a home is one of your more significant financial decisions. It’s a decision nearly two out of every three Americans have made in recent years.
Interest rates, housing markets, community and school ratings, and crime statistics are only a few of the factors that may weigh into the decision to buy a home. This week, the 30-year fixed mortgage rate is 4.1 percent, and next week this rate will likely change.
While finding the right home that will earn you a decent return on your investment is essential, perhaps even more critical is … (0 comments)

st louis homes: 20 E Meadow Ballwin, MO 63021 MLS 14065332 - 12/15/14 04:12 AM

Comfortable, easy living awaits you with this wonderful home. Curb appeal is just the beginning. With ample space for entertaining and a huge fenced level lot for the kids, this is a fantastic find! This well cared for 1.5 Style features Four Bedrooms and Two Updated Bathrooms. Amenities include Brick and Vinyl Exterior, enclosed Fascia and Soffits. Leaf Guards on the Gutters, oversized Two Car Garage with Additional Storage. New Windows, 220 Electrical service, Updated Kitchen, Custom Cabinets with a new Microwave. Updated Bathrooms, Updated Lighting and Ceiling Fans, Six Panel Solid Wood Doors & Trim, Newer Carpeting with a … (0 comments)

st louis homes: Freddie Mac: Buy Sooner Rather than Later - 11/25/14 11:25 PM

In a recent video update on the housing market, Frank Nothaft, Freddie Mac’s chief economist, stated that with both mortgage interest rates and home prices projected to increase in 2015 buying now makes sense.
“If you are planning to buy a home in the next year, it’s better to do it sooner rather than later.”
Here are the latest mortgage interest rate projections from four major housing entities: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and the National Association of Realtors (NAR):

Thinking of Selling & Moving Up? This advice isn’t limited to just the … (2 comments)

st louis homes: 25 Things to Do in St. Louis - 09/26/14 04:49 AM
Here are 25 Great Reasons to Live in St Louis!
1. Get a bird’s eye view from the Gateway Arch Take a 630-foot ride to the top of this world-famous stainless steel monument for the finest view in the Gateway City. Then stop by the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial to get a glimpse of where Lewis and Clark set out on their historic expedition! Visitors can also hop aboard a 19th century paddle-wheel boat replica for a narrated cruise down the mighty Mississippi.

2. Get your head in the game Sports fans rejoice! During the spring and summer … (0 comments)

Michael Nettemeyer, Real Estate Advisor (The Nett Group)

Michael Nettemeyer

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