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Posted on 07/07/2020
3 Ways to Save on a Mortgage
Image by Andreas Breitling from Pixabay The vast majority of homebuyers need a mortgage in order to purchase a house, and mortgages come with significant costs because they’re such sizeable loans. While there’s no way to avoid all of the costs associated with a mortgage, there are ways to save on your home mortgage. Here are three things...
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Posted on 06/28/2020
Rental Properties: Are They Worth It?
Photo by OpenClipart-Vectors via Pixabay It’s only a hassle if you’re not in control. There are a lot of ways to do investment property wrong, but here are the ways to do it right so that it’s an asset, not a nuisance. Be picky about the property. While you don’t need to purchase anything high-end, always choose something...
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Posted on 06/21/2020
How to Rise Above the Homebuying Competition
Let's face it – there is no shortage of buyers competing for the top residences. However, there are many things you can do to rise above the homebuying competition, and these include: 1. Review the Local Housing Market The housing market fluctuates. In some instances, the housing market may favor buyers. Or, in other cases, it may favor sellers....
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Posted on 06/20/2020
Another Property Sold - 7611 Suffolk Avenue, St Louis, MO 63119
Welcome to this Shrewsbury home with a lovely front porch! This home has 2 good size bedrooms and 1 full bath on the main level. The kitchen has a breakfast bar and there is a sunporch on the back of the house that leads you to the fenced back yard with a deck where you can sit and relax. The house has hardwood floors on most of the main floor and the basement adds more space to hang out. Close to shopping and easy access to highway! Webster Groves...
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Posted on 06/14/2020
Prepping Your Credit To Gain a Preapproval
Photo by Pixabay via Pexels Thinking of buying a home in the near future? You're going to need a preapproval. This tells real estate agents that you're serious about the home-buying process, and it alerts sellers that you're a solid, low-risk candidate. Preapprovals aren't always easy to score, however. And if you're someone who's had a few credit...
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Posted on 06/07/2020
Top Maintenance Tips for Your Home
Image by fede13 from Pixabay Just as your car needs regular maintenance, so does your home. It may not be the highlight of your weekend, but home maintenance is crucial. Keeping your home in tip-top shape will help prevent problems down the road and give you an edge when you decide to sell. Check Your HVAC System A...
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Posted on 06/05/2020
Another Property Sold - 2235 Thurman Avenue #12, St Louis, MO 63110
So much to love about this affordable 2 bedroom updated condo in the Historic Shaw neighborhood! TAX ABATED through 2023, low association fee, and maintenance free living. Walk to Tower Grove Farmer's Market on Saturdays and head to the park or the Botanical Gardens on the weekends to relax or just enjoy the beauty. Updated throughout with hard wood floors, a great kitchen with stainless steel appliances, a beautiful bathroom and lots of natural light. Your own private laundry and extra storage space located in the basement. Enjoy a bit of outdoor space on the back deck perfect for a grill and a few friends. Socialize with your dog just...
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Posted on 05/31/2020
Signs You Need a New Roof
Photo by David McBee from Pexels For most homeowners, the last thing they’re worried about is the physical roof over their heads. That is until their roof starts leaking after a storm. Once the water is pouring down and you’re forced to bring out buckets, you’re likely to curse yourself for not thinking about roof maintenance sooner. So,...
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Posted on 05/24/2020
Replace Your Toilet in 3 Simple Steps
Photo by Edgardo Lagmay on Unsplash Nothing dates a bathroom like an old toilet. Not only have toilets advanced significantly in the past 10-15 years. Older toilets often develop hard water stains and porcelain scratches that show their age. Fortunately, replacing a toilet is one of the most straightforward home improvement projects you can do. And it's relatively...
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Posted on 05/23/2020
Another Property Sold - 9150 Park Haven Lane, St Louis, MO 63126
Prepare to fall in love when you enter this gorgeous 2 story home where you will be greeted with wide plank wood floors extending thru the main floor. Cook like a chef in this dream kitchen with 8' center island, Viking Range, custom cabinets, butlers pantry, wine cooler & Pottery Barn lights overlooking the large family room with beautiful fireplace. If you are having a formal meal the separate dining room will be ready for you. Pass thru the French doors into the sunporch with terra cotta flooring overlooking an oversized fenced yard. The 2nd floor is rounded out with 3 additional bedrooms, updated bath & new carpet. The...
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Posted on 05/17/2020
How to Shop Smart in a Seller's Market
Post Photo by Mohamed Hassan via PixabayIt's easy to believe you don't have much leverage if you're getting ready to buy in a seller's market. Unfortunately, that sense of frustration can result in desperation, which can ultimately lead to overpaying on a home. Before you accept your fate, consider how you may have more power than you think. Start...
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Posted on 05/16/2020
Another Property Sold - 55 Turf Court, Webster Groves, MO 63119
Welcome to this wonderful location, in Webster Groves, walking distance to schools, Recreation Complex and Freddies local market. This home has two good size bedrooms and 2 baths. The kitchen is somewhat open to the dining room and living room. Watch the fire in the fireplace as you cook a meal. This house has a sunroom/family room just off the kitchen. The home has hardwood floors and and a finished basement with possible additional bedroom and full bath. Lower level family area and storage! 1 car attached garage and fenced back yard. FURNACE AND AC ARE UNDER 2 YEARS...
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