What does a PR guy from O’Fallon MO care about City Government?

As a Realtor with lots of experience in the City, there’s a few things I know: There’s a great demand for updated urban homes. The City is being restored. Restoring 100+ year old neighborhoods takes time and money. Noah Brandt, the purveyor of fake news in today’s Post-Dispatch, wrote an op-ed piece on how cityContinue reading “What does a PR guy from O’Fallon MO care about City Government?”

JUST LISTED! – 5703 Parc Ridge Way!

5703 Parc Ridge Way is a MOVE IN READY, updated townhome in the Heart of St. Louis! With 3 LARGE BEDROOMS, a master suite and spacious open floorplan, vaulted ceilings, this has everything you want! Close to everything, this home is located near the Hampton / Arsenal intersection, so access to all the major highwaysContinue reading “JUST LISTED! – 5703 Parc Ridge Way!”

Is STL in Your Plan?

Real estate is a 365 day a year business, but as we inch closer to spring time, [24 days, but who’s counting?] calls from nervous buyer’s and sellers start to intensify. One group we know and love is the resident physicians, since they run on a schedule, and often times don’t have a lot ofContinue reading “Is STL in Your Plan?”

Amazing Live / Work – Benton Park

When we moved to Tower Grove, our office had an apartment upstairs that we lived in, while we were estabishing our office, and remodeling a home just blocks away. Having a live work space was amazing! When we no longer needed to live their, we rented the 2nd floor aparment out and essentially paid ourContinue reading “Amazing Live / Work – Benton Park”

35 New Homes for the Gate District

So 35 homes and a 12 unit condominium building is slated to fill in areas surrounding the nearly completed SLU hospital in the Gate District neighborhood according to the news.    This is exciting news for the transitioning little neighborhood, along with so much of the other development going on in its proximity.   Several developersContinue reading “35 New Homes for the Gate District”


Celebrating the Holidays in St. Louis CITY Very few places in the world are as festive as St. Louis City!   I remember my first year as a city resident, being concerned about what to do for Halloween trick or treating and being BLOWN AWAY by the scene in Tower Grove;  shut down streets, adults dressedContinue reading “HAPPY THANKSGIVING STL!”

OPEN HOUSE: Fit for a Mayor….

Friday I was talking to a neighbor on the 3600 block of Juniata (Say it with us: JOO-NEE-AT-UH) in Tower Grove Heights, and he told me that 3723 Juniata was the boyhood home of the celebrated Mayor and 15th Ward Alderman Alfonso J. Cervantes.   Who knew?   I’d been in his other place in the CWEContinue reading “OPEN HOUSE: Fit for a Mayor….”

St. Louis City Buying & Occupancy Inspections!

Many buyers in St. Louis City don’t realize it, but when a property changes hands it requires a St. Louis City Occupancy inspection. This should not be in place of the buyers building inspection, but does allow another set of eyes on the property to assure safety and occupancy. The St. Louis city building inspectorContinue reading “St. Louis City Buying & Occupancy Inspections!”

St. Louis City: We Need More Hoops!

In today’s Post, there was an article about how our City Park system ranks compared to the rest of the country.    We did well.  The article was on the proverbial back. Going through the analysis, it appears that we compete very effectively against the cities on the top of the list except for oneContinue reading “St. Louis City: We Need More Hoops!”