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St Louis Real Estate Statistics

Posted by Norman Polsky on April 23, 2014 in No Category
Below are tha statistics from our MLS for today Wed April 23rd . . .  New Listing (225) Back On Market (33) Price Change (208) Contingent Sale (41) Option (15) Temp. Off Mrkt (5) Pending (144) Sold (84) Leased (4) Expired (14) Withdrawn (9)This information about current real estate statistics is  great but how does it apply to you?  Because each area  in St Louis varies;  the information above is informative but usually not very helpful. Where can you find information about your s... read more
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How Do I Get My Home Ready To Sell?

Just a Few Thoughts
Posted by Norman Polsky on April 13, 2014 in No Category
Host a pre-listing party. Invite a few (and I mean a few) trusted friends over for an inventory. Make some cocktails and go from room to room in your home asking what they would either (A) change if they were to buy your house, or (B) see as a red flag if they were a potential buyer. This can give you an extra set of non-real-estate-influenced eyes on your home and help you create a solid list of potential improvements to discuss with your Realtor before you list. Consult with a great agent. Now that you have ... read more
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Is This a Good Time to Buy a Home in the St Louis Area?

Posted by Norman Polsky on April 03, 2014 in No Category
 5 REASONS TO BUY A HOME NOW Based on prices, mortgage rates and soaring rents, there may have never been a better time in real estate history to purchase a home than right now. Here are five major reasons purchasers should consider buying. 1. Competition is about to Increase Every spring a surge of prospective purchasers enter the housing market. Like you, they will want the best home available in the best location at the best price. They will be competing with you for the ‘steals’ in the market. ... read more
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