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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

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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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.

 

 

RISMedia Reports On Home Prices Increasing at Twice the Rate of Inflation in 2014

by Mike Simms Provides RISMedia Report on Increasing

 

S&P Dow Jones Indices recently released the latest results for the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices. Data released today for December 2014 shows a slight uptick in home prices across the country. Nine cities reported monthly increases in prices. Both the 10-City and 20-City Composites saw year-over-year... READ MORE >

RisMedia Reports On Mortgage Rates Moving Higher On Strong Jobs Report

by Mike Simms Provides RisMedia Report on Mortgage Ra

Average fixed mortgage rates are moving higher amid a strong employment report, according to the results of Freddie Mac’s recently released Primary Mortgage Market Survey®(PMMS®). Regardless, fixed-rate mortgage rates still remain near their May 23, 2013 lows. "Mortgage rates rose last week following strong economic data,” says Len Kiefer, deputy chief economist, Freddie Mac. ...Read More >

RiISMEDIA Talks About Factors Improving Home Sale

by Mike Simms repost of Ris Media Article for Buyers

Nearly every factor generally associated with home sales has been turning for the better. We have more jobs, a growing population, rising rents, additional inventory choices, record-high household net worth, and exceptionally low mortgage rates. On top of these trends, there is accumulating pent-up housing demand from people who underwent distressed property sales several years ago. The penalty period has timed-out and a steadily ...Read More >

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