Segregation in St Louis County

In 1937 there were at least seven small African American neighborhoods that were redlined on the Home Owner’s Loan Corporation map for St. Louis City and County

Update on Trends in Real Estate 2020

Staying in touch with the trends that are all around us in 2020.

COVID 19 and StL Real Estate, Part 2

In an attempt to stay on top of the impact of COVID-19 on the real estate market in St Louis, here are the numbers for housing activity since the report on...

COVID 19 and StL Real Estate

Impact of Covid-19 on StL Real Estate Market Today our lives are upside down with uncertainty and forced change. We are having groceries delivered or going only twice...

Real Estate Directives for COVID-19 in Metro Area

They say change is good but this COVID-19 is surely a challenge to all of us. I live in a high risk household with my 95 year old mother and a...

How to Analyze School Rankings When Buying a Home

When I was a mere tadpole in the real estate industry, one of my earliest learning experiences was about St Louis school rankings.  I grew up in a small town.  We had...

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...

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...