Thursday, June 13th, 2019
Being a real estate agent is tough work. Their days are filled with showings, closings, writing contracts, working with a variety of clients, and so much more. It can be tough for them to get a minute to themselves, let alone market homes in the communities they serve to the best of their abilities. Fortunately, your Select Property agent can better assist you with your real estate needs, thanks to a new tool called Agent Icon!
Thursday, June 6th, 2019
The time has finally come. After finding the home of your dreams and placing a solid offer, the seller has agreed and you’re on your way to living in a new neighborhood! Before you can claim the keys and start moving in, there are a few important tasks you need to complete. The step that stands between and your new home is called closing, and it can be a bit confusing for first-time and seasoned buyers alike. Here are 6 crucial things you can expect at your upcoming closing:
Thursday, May 30th, 2019
Spring is the perfect time to put your home on the market. Not only is it more convenient for buyers, but it is also less stressful for you when there are more buyers than sellers. What is one of the main things to consider when selling? Staging your home. Perceived value is very important for your sale and according to Custom Home Staging & Design, “staged homes sell for about 6% more on average.” Here are 5 tips on staging your home before showing.
Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
Thursday, May 16th, 2019
If you're ready to move, you can save a lot in the long run by buying a house that's brand-new. Many new homes on the real estate market include features that are designed to ultimately reduce household expenses, which will make it easier for you to pay your mortgage, utilities and other important bills on time.
Thursday, May 9th, 2019
As the Gateway to the West, St. Louis has experienced plenty of change since its birth in 1764. This is especially evident as you take a leisurely drive around the city and view the homes that dot the neighborhoods. From the humble bungalow to the ever-impressive Victorian, our fair city is home to several styles of architecture. Here are the top 5 house styles that can be found around St. Louis:
Thursday, May 2nd, 2019
Most people find it difficult to move out of an apartment and into a permanent home as quickly as they'd like, but some have particular urgency in their search. Whether it's the growth of the family, a toxic landlord or just the innate desire to break ties and own your own land, the months-long process just isn't fast enough for some folks.
Thursday, April 25th, 2019
Thanks to television, house-flipping has swept the nation and inspired thousands of people to start investing in real estate. While this can be a quick way to make a lot of money, there are many hidden expenses and oversights beginner house flippers often miss. As a result, many people wind up spending far more than they bargained for when they decided to flip a property.
Thursday, April 18th, 2019
The heart of the home is the kitchen—and buyers are eager to fork over for a showpiece.
Thursday, April 11th, 2019
It’s finally spring, which means that everything is starting to come up roses (including actual roses). The season brings everything we’ve been looking forward to: sunnier days, our favorite flowers in bloom, and the return of happily chirping songbirds. However, this year is an odd year, which means that something else is around the corner: property reassessments.