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Do Not Take the Home Selling Process Personally

Posted by Norman Polsky on July 19, 2012 in No Category
 Selling a home is an exciting process, because once the sale is done, individuals can move on to a new home or location. However, the process can also be stressful when the property doesn’t sell right away. It’s crucial to both a homeowner’s peace of mind and the success of the sale that they don’t take this scenario personally. The process of selling and buying a home is a business transaction, and sellers who let their emotions get the best of them may hurt their chanc... read more
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Best Places to Live in the U.S. for Social Seekers

See What Those Cities are In Missouri
Posted by Norman Polsky on July 18, 2012 in No Category
Coldwell Banker Ranks Best Places to Live for Social Seekers PARSIPPANY, N.J. (July 17, 2012) – Today Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC launches its new “Best Places to Live” five-part series in partnership with Onboard Informatics, ranking the top United States places for lifestyle categories: Social Seekers, Suburbanites, Adventurers, Leisure Lovers and Culture Cravers. To kick off the series, Coldwell Banker first examines the Best Plac... read more
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Real Estate Values Over the Last 12 Months in the St Louis Area

Get an Idea of What Home Values Have been Doing . . . .
Posted by Norman Polsky on July 15, 2012 in No Category
  Avg. Sale Price Median Sale Price Max Sale Price Min Sale Price Sales Volume Total Sales Avg. Price SqFt Sale % of List Price Avg. Days on Market Month $574,119 $485,000 $2,100,000 $136,000 $17,797,700 31 $236 94.7% 127 ... read more
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Learn How to Reduce Home Energy Costs

Posted by Norman Polsky on July 15, 2012 in No Category
 Many first-time homeowners come up with a budget after buying a home to ease into the costs of utilities, maintenance and other property-related responsibilities. There are several ways that homeowners can keep their energy costs low and, in some cases, maintain their properties during the hot summer months. Take inventory Most homes lose energy through drafty windows and doors, cracks and holes that allow air to escape. So the first task a homeowner should complete is walking through the house to look ... read more
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Homeowners Insurance . . .

A major Item in Buying a home in the St Louis Area
Posted by Norman Polsky on July 02, 2012 in No Category
  During the home buying process, it’s easy to get preoccupied with the initial costs, ranging from mortgage payments and closing costs to home maintenance and purchasing furniture. But one of the most important financial considerations homeowners will also factor in is the cost of insurance. Homeowners insurance is crucial to protecting a new or current owner’s property investment and assets. Adequate coverage will protect homeowners from fire, theft, natural disas... read more
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