What Home Improvements Are a Good Investment Having been in the real estate business for over thirty years, it is always surprising to me to recognize that sometimes dinosaurs should check the statistics before opening their mouths.  The advice I gave sellers over the last year was right on in mo...
Parents As Teachers One of my most memorable clients, Mary Lynn Skiles, was introduced to me at the very beginning of my career in real estate.  She was an educator for many years and played a central role in the creation of early-childhood programs in public schools, specifically Parents As Teac...
Move Right In and Don't Lift a Finger   Situated on a cul-de-sac with a path to Sylvan Springs Park in Mehlville 63125.  This well maintained and renovated brick ranch is really ideal for several different family types.  It has 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths.  The first floor has hardwood floors and...
The nation's largest and oldest outdoor amphitheatre Growing up in rural Missouri in a family of 8, my parents wanted to expose us to the amenities in the city as well as the country.  So at least once a summer, we would all pack into the car and head for St. Louis to see one of The Muny producti...
Make your Home your Art Gallery This is a view of the dining room into the living room.  There are a set of skylights above the one wall.  The fun part of this room though is the amount of space available for some favorite paintings, prints and/or sculptures.  The current owner has a very whimsic...
When Well Preserved and Modest are Compliments A percentage of houses have had gentle owners.  These are some of my favorite homes.  Usually these homes have been occupied by conservative spenders who enjoy the intrinsic features of the home.  They spend the money to keep the home in good repair ...
  Anxious to start my year with the resolution to live each moment with gusto! ...and wishing you the same.

Barbara Heise

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