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5 Ground Rules for Home Buying Success

There are few purchases in life that carry the financial and psychological weight of buying a home. Whether you are buying your first home in St. Louis, moving up to your dream home, or downsizing your home and your life after the kids have gone, it is important to...

10 Ways To Find Investment Properties

If you invest in real estate or hope to, you have to find properties that make sense. Everyone watches signs and newspapers, but what more can you do? If you really want the best deals in investment properties, you have to increase your odds by finding more deals. Who...

10 Steps to a Successful Urban Redevelopment Project

You've got a project with exceptional architecture, you've completed months of review and modification, your design team is sure this project will get significant notoriety, yet after hours of going back and forth in City Council meetings, they ask you to cut the...

6 Reasons Why You Should Buy Real Estate in December

December and New Year's Day give you the perfect occasion to buy real estate. Not only can you pick up a bargain property from a motivated seller, you can save on your purchase expenses. 1. Home shoppers put off looking for a home because of holiday decorating,...

House hunting? Step 1. Get your finances in order.

This is an exciting time to be purchasing a home, with an array of new homes coming onto the market these is some excellent value to be found. All it takes is a little time and effort in looking and you can find your dream home for a dream price. But you should always...

Gated Communities, are they for you?

There is something uniquely American about gated communities. Usually tucked away in the suburbs, they are given majestic titles, such as Yosemite Rivers or Acadia Meadows. They feature narrow, winding streets that also have cutsey names like Bubbling Brook Circle. If...