Listing your home in the Greater St. Louis Area? It’s an exciting time! You’ve chosen the right agent, selected the right price, taken great pictures and prepared your home for sale….so what can you expect next? Now that your home is on the market, you’re ready for the potential home buyers to come through your
If you are considering the purchase of a new home in St. Louis, most likely you’ll need to get a home loan. If you’re like most people, the process can seem overwhelming, especially if you haven’t obtained a loan in a long time. As a first time home buyer, the process can seem even more
Planning for 2019 Tax Season The tax season may be over, but this is the time to plan for next year. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act took affect January 1, 2018 and with it some significant changes to the tax code. Sweeping reforms will directly effect the Real estate market across the country. Regardless
50 years ago, home ownership was one of the primary goals of every adult. Our parents and grandparents worked most of their lives to pay off that 30 year mortgage. Times have changed. Families rarely stay in one place for 30 years any longer. Studies have shown that most people move every 7 years. So
Home ownership is the American Dream, right? Owing a place to call home, being able to paint the walls purple if you like, that’s what everyone wants. Isn’t it? Let’s talk a little about the pros and cons of home ownership that will help you decide if you should buy or rent. Benefits of Owning
How Rising Interest Rates Affect Home Buyers You probably instinctively realize that rising interest rates will affect St. Louis home buyers. The interest rate you pay can make a big difference in the size of the home loan you will qualify for as well as the price of the home you’ll be able to buy.