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Thinking Of Selling Your Home . . . . . . .

5 Reasons to Sell or Not to Sell . . . . . . .(by Maria Patterson)
Posted by Norman Polsky on May 17, 2015 in No Category
“After back-to-back years of a robust housing recovery, we are continuing to experience another year of a shortage of inventory of homes for sale,” reports Norm Polsky Broker of Coldwell Banker Premier Group in St Louis “With a large backlog of homebuyers, multiple offers on new listings are the norm. We are seeing approximately 90 percent of sales activity in the market areas and price ranges where we are experiencing the shortage/low inventory, which is sending prices upward.” National sta... read more
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Sales Stats for The St Louis Area for April 2015 . . . .

(As reported by the MLS)
Posted by Norman Polsky on May 06, 2015 in No Category
Below are the sale stats for April. Please note the average days on market for this time has dropped to 63 days(as opposed to 72 days for March 2015).This indicates a shortage of homes on the market.Ave Sales Price . . .  $193,000( up from $186,686 in March)Median Sales price . . .  $156,000(up from $150,000 in March)Ave price per Sq foot  . . . $110(up from $105 in March)Total sales  . . .  2523 (down from 2547 in March)Sale Price to List Price . . .  $96.7%(up from 96.5% in Marc... read more
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Five Rules for Staging Your Home in the St Louis Area

What Can You Do to Get Ready to Put Your Home on the Market . . . .
Posted by Norman Polsky on May 05, 2015 in No Category
Below  are the 5 Basic Rules to Stage Your Home _ De-personalize: While your family photos are beautiful and your kids’ drawings on the fridge are adorable, buyers want to be able to picture themselves in the house- and that means putting away your photos, clearing your closets from unnecessary clutter, and using matching hangers to give your closet more visual impact. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________... read more
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