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Should I Sell My Own Home to Save the Commission?

Should I Sell My Own Home to Save the Commission? As home-buyers and real estate professionals, we get this questions a lot. Here's some advice from STL Real Estate Co-Owner & Broker, Jim Manning as discussed in the [...]

By | May 19th, 2017|Categories: STL Real Estate Houses for sale st louis|

What is a distressed property?

What is a distressed property? Why does STL Real Estate want distressed properties? Along with our affiliate brokerage, STL Real Estate Properties, we are earning our place as the #1 home investment brokerage in St. Louis. For more than 10 [...]

Here’s Why STL Real Estate Attracted Nationwide Attention with Advanced Marketing Technology

-NEWS RELEASE- STL REAL ESTATE ATTRACTS ATTENTION WITH ADVANCED MARKETING TECHNOLOGY Early this week, discussion was sparked on social media by residents of the Tower Grove South neighborhood after multiple community members were approached by STL Real Estate Properties via [...]

By | April 25th, 2017|Categories: STL Real Estate Houses for sale st louis|

Home Inspection Checklist – Home Inspection Tips

What to Expect During a Home Inspection One of the most dreaded parts of selling (or buying) a home is going through the home inspection. During the home inspection, the home inspector will go through every nook and [...]

By | January 5th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Home Buying Tips|

Best Time to Sell a House – Good Time to Sell a House

When is the Best Time to Sell a House? If you’re getting ready to put your home on the market, you may be wondering when the best time of year to sell a house is. While some people [...]

By | December 29th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Home Buying Tips|

My House Wont Sell and I Need to Move ASAP

4 Reasons Why Your House Isn’t Selling My house won’t sell and I need to move. What do I do?! You spend months getting your home ready to sell. You hire a real estate agent, get your home staged, take [...]

By | December 20th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Home Buying Tips, STL Real Estate Houses for sale st louis|

First Time Home Buyer – Buying Your First Home

  5 Tips for First-Time Home Buyers Buying your first home is an exciting milestone in life, but it can also be intimidating. You have to learn all the real estate lingo, spend months searching for “the one,” and then [...]

By | December 20th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Home Buying Tips, STL Real Estate Houses for sale st louis|Tags: |

Renting vs Buying a Home – Should I Rent or Buy a Home

Should You Rent or Buy Your Next Home? Advantages There are several great upsides to renting vs. buying a home, the most significant being flexibility. While you may be tied down for a few months or a year with a [...]

By | December 20th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Home Buying Tips|

St. Louis School Report Released

It seems that St. Louis has a wide variety of education options for school-aged children. With a diverse network of public schools, magnet school system in place and a wide variety of private schools, choosing the right education for your [...]

Darren’s Story: Why I Joined STL Real Estate

Darren's Story: Why I Joined STL Real Estate STL Real Estate is a small, privately owned and operated agency. Why do so many agents choose to work with us? A new addition to the STL Real Estate [...]

By | October 11th, 2016|Categories: 1. STL Real Estate, Blog, Real Estate Agents|Tags: , , , , |

Dive into Fall: Your Guide to Autumn in St. Louis

Click to discover a new St. Louis neighborhood with one of our agents! Most of us will agree that St. Louis has a lot to offer year-round. However, Autumn brings with it a feeling of [...]

By | September 15th, 2016|Categories: 1. STL Real Estate, Blog, Real Estate Agents, Things to do in St. Louis|Tags: , , |

Worlds Most Expensive House

Growing up the idea of living in a “million” dollar home was a stretch in imagination. With 8 billion people on this earth, only a small percentage of that 8 billion will be able to live/afford a [...]

Which American City Is the Perfect Match for Your Personality?

1. Protector: San Antonio, TX Annual career income (national average): $48,000 Median home price: $275,000 This is the most common personality type in the American population (13.8%), according to Myers-Briggs. And yeah, it makes sense: Loyal and compassionate caretakers are the [...]

How to Renovate a House

The process of renovation can be mind-bending. Here is one suggested whole house renovation timeline. 1. Design and Planning Whether it's a sketch on a cocktail napkin or full-blown architectural plans, some type of planning and design always comes first. [...]

The Presidential Election and Its Impact on Housing

Election Years Are Steeped in Markets’ Least Favorite Thing: Uncertainty Mergers and acquisitions activity is down. Initial public offerings are practically dead. Companies are cutting spending. The stock market is increasingly volatile. Gross domestic product is stalling. [...]

Silly Season in Real Estate

Silly Season in Real Estate They said it would happen but I was skeptical. After six months in the real estate business, I hadn’t had a drop of activity save for a couple of showings. I had [...]

The Importance of a Good Handyman

The Importance of a Good Handyman We have all been there: the drain in the basement backs up, the toilet stops working or the garbage disposal is on the fritz. Who do we call? If we just [...]

St. Louis County Real Estate Market Update

Spring Market In St. Louis Came Early! Due in part to a mild winter, the booming "Spring Market" season has arrived early this year. As many people will tell you, more homes are sold in the Spring [...]

Just Be Yourself

Just Be Yourself When I first started in real estate a little over seven months ago, I had no idea what it meant to be a real estate agent. I had some inkling from the classes and [...]

Time for Open Houses

Time for Open Houses   The birds were chirping and the sun was shining last week as I pulled up to a gorgeous rehab in the Shaw Park neighborhood. For February, you couldn’t have asked for a better [...]

Changing Brokers

Changing Brokers I wasn’t in the real estate game long before I decided to change brokers. The decision was a surprisingly easy one. I didn’t toss and turn all night or bite all my nails off trying [...]

By | February 11th, 2016|Categories: 1. STL Real Estate, Blog, Homeowner Tips, Real Estate Agents, Sell House Fast|Tags: , , , , , |

Doing the Little Things

Doing the Little Things Deciding whether or not to become a real estate agent can be a difficult decision. Many agents don’t start out in real estate but come to the profession after attempts at other careers didn’t [...]

By | February 4th, 2016|Categories: 1. STL Real Estate, Blog, Homeowner Tips, Real Estate Agents, Sell House Fast|Tags: , , , , , |

What A Listing Agent Can Do For You

For my last blog entry, I looked at what a buyer’s agent can do for you. This time, I will look at what a listing, or selling, agent can do for you:   Set expectations for how [...]

By | January 28th, 2016|Categories: 1. STL Real Estate, Blog, Homeowner Tips, Real Estate Agents, Sell House Fast|Tags: , , , , , |

Ten Things I Have Learned in My First Five Months in Real Estate

Ten Things I Have Learned in My First Five Months in Real Estate Five months does not a long time make but it seems like a long time when you are bombarded with new information every day. [...]

By | January 19th, 2016|Categories: 1. STL Real Estate, Blog, Homeowner Tips, Real Estate Agents, Sell House Fast|Tags: , , , , , |

What a Buyer’s Agent Can Do for You

What a Buyer's Agent Can Do for You There are many ways to buy and sell real estate and the ultimate decision on how you want to proceed is up to you. But there is a reason people [...]

By | January 19th, 2016|Categories: 1. STL Real Estate, Blog, Homeowner Tips, Real Estate Agents, Sell House Fast|Tags: , , , , , |
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