The Muny in Forest Park in St. Louis MO Growing up in rural Missouri in a family of 8, my parents wanted to expose us to the amenities in the city as well as the...

Six Tips to Prepare for Your Home Appraisal

In a residential real estate sale, the buyer's bank orders an appraisal after the buyer has a firm contract on a property.  The appraisal is a key element in the stressful 3 to 6...

The Top Tips for Staging Your Home

The Top Tips for Staging Your Home The top tips for staging your home are fresh paint, clean as a bald head and freshly washed windows.  These are all doable and fairly inexpensive and you...

Community: The Party Line

My siblings and I grew up in rural Missouri. There were six kids plus my mom and dad. Welived in a TRUE community with the Hub being the Catholic church. When I...

Know Your Market When Negotiating Real Estate

Knowing your market when negotiating real estate in St Louis is essential.  It is just as important to the seller as the buyer. The St Louis real estate market was in "catch-up" mode for most...

Stay Woke: how to buy in inclusionary neighborhoods

STAY WOKE The Miriam Webster Dictionary gives this definition of WOKE: aware of and actively attentive to important facts and issues (especially issues of racial and social justice).  It goes on to say we have...

St Louis Union Station Has been Repurposed

Take a look at "Repurposed" Union Station On November 30, I stopped at St Louis Union Station to practice on my Osmo Mobile 3 (a wonderful piece of technology for making a video on a...

Renovated apartment in University City available for rent

Apartment for rent at 6823 Crest in University City MO Offered at $700/month This renovated apartment at 6823 Crest in University City has refinished hardwood floors in the living room, dining room and bedroom.  The unit includes...