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Real Estate Trends for 2012

Posted by Norman Polsky on June 11, 2012 in No Category
  Buyers Get ‘Back to Basics’ Preferring Updated Kitchens And Open Floor Plans        Over Trendy Media Rooms  BURLINGTON, ON March, 2012 – A recent survey of 700 Coldwell Banker Real Estate professionals across North America revealed home buyers are motivated by lifestyle needs, with growing families ranking as top motivator on both sides of the Canadian/U.S. border. Meanwhile, sellers are becoming increasingly aware of the value of p... read more
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St. Louis Fed reports moderate economic improvements

Home sales increased 18% in St. Louis according to Federal Reserve.
Posted by Thomas Nowak on June 11, 2012 in No Category
Real Estate and Construction Home sales increased throughout most of the Eighth District on a year-over-year basis. Compared with the same period in 2011, April 2012 year-to-date home sales were up 13 percent in Louisville, 3 percent in Little Rock, 20 percent in Memphis, and 18 percent in St. Louis. Residential construction increased in the majority of the District over this time period. April 2012 year-to-date single-family housing permits increased in the majority of the District metro areas compared with the s... read more
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Know the Guidelines of Homeowners Association Before You Buy

Many St Louis Areas Have Have Certain Rules Concerning What You can or Cannot do in Making Chenges to Your Property
Posted by Norman Polsky on June 10, 2012 in No Category
  There are several factors consumers take into account when buying a home, including property features, proximity to their work and the surrounding community. The neighborhood they are moving into can play a large role on a new homeowner’s experience, so it’s important to research the particulars of each community thoroughly. One of the first questions potential buyers should ask is whether the community is governed by a homeowners association. These associations are typically run by real esta... read more
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What Do People Look for in Buying a Home?

Posted by Norman Polsky on June 07, 2012 in No Category

 Just click on the video link below to get some candid thoughts:

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Misconceptions About Homeowners Insurance

Learn How to Avoid These Issues . . .
Posted by Norman Polsky on June 03, 2012 in No Category
 Wise and cautious homeowners who purchase insurance coverage for their residences may not fully understand the differences between competing policies. If such a misunderstanding occurs, they may find out at the worst time that their coverage does not apply to their current circumstances.   If they are planning to stay in a home, this could be a significant inconvenience and expense. For those thinking about selling a home, it can also force them to postpone the sale for an indefinite period in order to... read more
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