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”

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!”

Take the HOMELIFT QUIZ: It May be worth $15,000

Any home buyer’s looking in the city right now may want to check the qualifications of the Homelift Downpayment Assistance program.   The program really is ‘free money’ to those who qualify since it was devised as a mandate by the federal government for misbehavior by Wells Fargo.  Only those buying in St. Louis CityContinue reading “Take the HOMELIFT QUIZ: It May be worth $15,000”

Negative Spin undone

For years, a common perception has been that getting a good education isn’t possible in the City of St. Louis.   Young couples buy a home in the city with a vision for the future, and within a few years, they start having children and start focusing on the move that will bring them intoContinue reading “Negative Spin undone”

Great Perspective on St Louis

This is a video that describes why the so called crime reports that pop up on on news sources have St Louis ranked higher for crime than it actually is. While I’ve always understood how crime numbers are made to look bad due to the geographic size and population of St. Louis City, compared toContinue reading “Great Perspective on St Louis”