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More Affordable Living

by Mike Simms

This weeks featured home in our series on Affordable Living is our listing at 8968 Tudor Avenue in St Louis County.  Priced at $95,000 this homes has gorgeous wood floors, a separate dining room and so much more.  Conveniently located just minutes from 170 your travel anywhere in St. Louis starts at the heart of convenient locations.  This home was completely rehabbed and has a finished lower level with separate laundry room and separate storage area.  Additional information available here on our website at: http://www.exploresaintlouishomes.com/Property/8968-Tudor-Avenue-St-Louis-Missouri

Affordable Living

by Mike Simms

Welcome to our first of weekly articles regarding Affordable Living.  Each week we will feature a home under $200,000 that is reflective of homes "with potential" and those that have been updated but move in ready.  This weeks feature home Is in Florissant and sits on over 5+ Acres.  This soliday brick home is a sprawling ranch with tons of potential.  Start with their are two fireplaces, a large kitchen and breakfast area and oversized garage.  There is no HOA and neighbors have had horses  Open this Sunday 12:00 - 2:00 1231 Stein  is a home you want to check out.  Additional information and pricing available at http://www.exploresaintlouishomes.com/Property/1231-Stein-Road-St-Louis-Missouri

 

10 Tips to Prepare Your Home for Winter

by Mike Simms

Four Realestate Facts for Home Buyers and Sellers

by Mike Simms reports statistice from Home price Expe

Home Price Expectation Survey, Pulsenomics and KCM have reported that over

 

The Next Five Years:

  • Home values will appreciate by 4.3% in 2015.
  • The cumulative appreciation will be 19.4% by 2019.
  • That means the average annual appreciation will be 3.6% over the next 5 years.
  • Even the experts making up the most bearish quartile of the survey still are projecting a cumulative appreciation of 11.8% by 2019.

​​Good news for those who are buying and selling homes.  

 

 

RisMedia Reports On Home Prices Increasing In March

by Mike Simms Profides Data Posted by RisMedia

 

   
 
 
 
 
Existing-home sales jumped in March to their highest annual rate in 18 months, while unsold inventory showed needed improvement, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Led by the Midwest, all major regions experienced strong sales gains in March and are above their year-over-year...
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Realestate Growth to 2017

by Mike Simms posts RisMedia Info on Realestate Growt
Solid Real Estate Growth Predicted through 2017 
 
The real estate industry is expected to remain on a sustainable course of solid growth for 2015 through 2017, according to a new three-year forecast from the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Center for Capital Markets and Real Estate. The outlook – the latest installment of the semi-annual ULI Real Estate Consensus...
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Home or Mortgage Officer First? - Five Questions for The First Time Home Buyer

by Mike Simms Reports RIS Media Article for First Tim
 
 
 
 
(TNS)—Usually, a first-time homebuyer picks out a house before lining up financing, but experts say it should be the opposite. Dan Huss, a mortgage consultant with BNC National Bank in Scottsdale, Ariz., says buyers often call a REALTOR® first and then the Realtor® refers them to a mortgage person. “The first call really should be to a loan officer,” Huss says. But before you make that first call, sit down and do some hard... 
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NAR Reports Mortgage Rates Shrink for First Time in Four Weeks

by Mike Simms Reports NAR Article on Mortgage Rates

Freddie Mac recently released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving lower for the first time in four weeks and remaining near late May, 2013 lows.... READ MORE >

 

 

Tiny Homes Topic of The Day

by Mike Simms

Saint Louis Area news reported that Tiny homes have become the trend for first time home buyers and people who are retiring/downsizing. These homes sport attractive kitchens and baths and utilize every inch of space possible.  Are these a good investment?  Let us know what you think.

 

 

St Charles County Realestate Board Reports Local Housing Off to a Strong Start

by Mike Simms Reporting St. Charles County Realestate

The St. Charles County real estate market is off to a strong start in 2015!  January saw an over 19 percent increase in pending sales, contracts accepted, over January of one year ago.  Plus January sales volume was up over 9 percent.
There is also good news for home owners the median home price in January was $176,210, an increase of almost $10,000 over last January.
 Click on the Housing Stats Icon at 
www.StCharlesREALTORS.com for more information.

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