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Another Property Sold - 17 Dixie Drive, Fenton, MO 63026
Posted on 11/18/2019
Another Property Sold - 17 Dixie Drive, Fenton, MO 63026
Great opportunity to make this your own, or to buy as an investment property! 2 bedrooms (originally designed as a 3 bedroom), 1 full bathroom, hardwood floors, and a full basement ready to be finished, are just some of the nice amenities of this home. There is a one-car carport, white six-panel doors, newer windows, dual master bedroom closets, and a semi-updated kitchen. The home is on public utilities, has a nice level yard, and sits on a dead-end street. The location is awesome, so close to Fenton amenities. The home has recently been inspected, and the home is priced to reflect some repairs needed. Home is not in a 100yr. flood plain...
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Three Smart Ways to Pay for Your Home Repairs and Renovation
Posted on 11/17/2019
Three Smart Ways to Pay for Your Home Repairs and Renovation
These days, homeowners are very busy renovating and improving their property, according to a HomeAdvisor survey. The homeowners who participated in that survey admitted they had spent an average of over $6,600 on repairs and improvements in 2018, and almost 50 percent of these homeowners were thinking about doing more renovations. What is driving all this home improvement?...
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Another Property Sold - 0 Lot 86 Est At Moss Hollow, Barnhart, MO 63012
Posted on 11/14/2019
Another Property Sold - 0 Lot 86 Est At Moss Hollow, Barnhart, MO 63012
In our newest community in Barnhart, you will find 94 beautiful lots nestled in Moss Hollow. Peaceful views, some common ground as well as many that are 3 car garage available. This community offers sidewalks on both sides of street, underground utilities and fiber optic lines. Just 1 1/2 miles from major highways and...
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Will Your Offer to Purchase Meet a Home Seller's Expectations?
Posted on 11/10/2019
Will Your Offer to Purchase Meet a Home Seller's Expectations?
If you decide you're ready to purchase your dream house, you should submit a competitive homebuying proposal from the get-go. Otherwise, you could risk missing out on the opportunity to acquire your ideal residence. Submitting an offer to purchase your ideal house that meets the expectations of a property seller can be simple. Now, let's take a look at...
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Unexpected Costs For First Time Homebuyers
Posted on 11/03/2019
Unexpected Costs For First Time Homebuyers
If you’re getting ready to buy a home, you know it will be one of the most significant purchases of your entire life. However, are you fully prepared for all of the expenses that buying a home will bring? You don’t want to buy a house to find out that you can’t afford it after all. Many expenses go...
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Video Tour  - 6475 Devonshire Avenue, St Louis, MO 63109
Posted on 10/30/2019
Video Tour - 6475 Devonshire Avenue, St Louis, MO 63109
Welcome to Saint Louis Hills! This home has all the charming characteristics you would expect & the premium location (a block from Francis Park) cannot be beat! You will be pleased to find so many updates throughout this turn-key ready home, some of which include: newer HVAC, updated kitchen & baths, fresh paint, gas fireplace, new deck & gazebo, bedroom walk-in closet, granite counters, stainless appliances, modern lighting, new basement flooring....the list goes on! Nothing to do but move in & enjoy! You will love having a full bath on the main floor, plus 2 more full baths upstairs, including a luxurious master bath, & a 1/2 bath in the...
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6475 Devonshire Avenue, St Louis, MO 63109 is now new to the market!
Posted on 10/30/2019
6475 Devonshire Avenue, St Louis, MO 63109 is now new to the market!
Welcome to Saint Louis Hills! This home has all the charming characteristics you would expect & the premium location (a block from Francis Park) cannot be beat! You will be pleased to find so many updates throughout this turn-key ready home, some of which include: newer HVAC, updated kitchen & baths, fresh paint, gas fireplace, new deck & gazebo, bedroom walk-in closet, granite counters, stainless appliances, modern lighting, new basement flooring....the list goes on! Nothing to do but move in & enjoy! You will love having a full bath on the main floor, plus 2 more full baths upstairs, including a luxurious master bath, & a 1/2 bath in the...
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How Do Assessed Value and Fair Market Value Differ?
Posted on 10/27/2019
How Do Assessed Value and Fair Market Value Differ?
Two terms that you may have heard when talking about real estate is fair market value and assessed value. These two terms are not the same or even interchangeable terms. The assessed value of a home can often be higher than the price the house is being sold. These properties can often be seen as a “bargain” in the...
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Another Property Sold - 111 Linnview Drive, St Louis, MO 63129
Posted on 10/24/2019
Another Property Sold - 111 Linnview Drive, St Louis, MO 63129
Move in and enjoy the almost 1200sq. ft. open floor plan in this modernized, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, ranch house in the Oakville High School boundaries! Wood floors, new carpet and new kitchen flooring run through the main level, while new carpet is also found in the finished basement, which adds a ton of additional living space! Other upgrades you will enjoy include new roof (2016), tilt-in vinyl windows, newer stainless microwave and dishwasher, updated overhead lighting (including all 3 bedrooms), and a newer water heater. The kitchen is light and bright and accesses the huge deck! The lower level is finished with a family room, a...
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Prepare Your Home for Summer
Posted on 10/20/2019
Prepare Your Home for Summer
The summer is a much-anticipated season. It often means you get to enjoy those lovely outdoor activities you've missed like gardening or treating your friends to barbecue on chilly evenings.After the cold, you'll be happy to use plenty of warmth and sunshine. However, the weather in summer can be extreme in some locations, so you have to ensure...
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Another Property Sold - 983 Piedras Parkway, Fenton, MO 63026
Posted on 10/14/2019
Another Property Sold - 983 Piedras Parkway, Fenton, MO 63026
Here is an incredible opportunity in the Rockwood school district to put a little sweat equity into this 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, ranch style home with a partially finished basement and a one car, over-sized garage! You will appreciate the already improved upon driveway and garage door, as well as an updated main floor bathroom! The roof is only 4yrs. old, the windows are newer, and the there's over 1100sq. ft. of total living space! The rooms are sizable, and the lower level feels like another part of the home, especially with the walk-out! This is one of the best lots around - it's fenced, it's level, and it has a terrific tree-line view...
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Tackle Home Selling Challenges
Posted on 10/13/2019
Tackle Home Selling Challenges
Home sellers may encounter problems as they try to get the best prices for their residences. Fortunately, there are lots of things that sellers can do to reduce or eliminate hurdles that otherwise may slow down the house selling journey. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you tackle various home selling hurdles. 1. Analyze the...
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