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US Confidence Soars

As Reported in St. Louis Post Dispatch
Posted by Michele Carley on July 16, 2013 in No Category
 U.S. homebuilders are feeling more optimistic about their home sales prospects than they have in more than seven years, a trend that suggests home construction will accelerate in coming months. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index released Tuesday jumped to 57 this month from 51 in June. It was the third consecutive monthly gain. A reading above 50 indicates more builders view sales conditions as good, rather than poor. The index hasn't been that high since January 2... read more
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St. Louis Jam-Packed with Ideal Neighborhoods

As Reported by St. Louis Post Dispatch
Posted by Michele Carley on July 15, 2013 in No Category
 Thinking about laying down roots? Any city is bound to have a few desirable nooks and crannies, but according to these real estate professionals, St. Louis is jam-packed with ideal neighborhoods. Before you buy, see which areas these agents prefer and why. Mary Beth Benes, Coldwel Banker Gundaker When you’re in Town & Country, you feel like people are always walking around. In the last year, they’ve installed these wonderful sidewalks where you can literally get from one side of Town & Countr... read more
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Fair St. Louis

Posted by Michele Carley on July 12, 2013 in No Category
 If you're looking for something fun to do this weekend and wanting to check out the neighborhoods, go to Fair St. Louis in MidTown. Soldiers Memorial Park will have a concert featuring The Urge. It's a relaxing evening so bring your own picnic, chairs and enjoy the fun. For more information, visit To view homes located in MidTown clickhere.  ... read more
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St. Louis Summers

Posted by Michele Carley on July 07, 2013 in No Category
 Our communities in St. Louis rock with lots of activities. This Thursday you won't want to miss Feast in the Park at Faust Park. The Soulard Blues Band will be playing and the Food Truck Festival will be serving from 5 to 8 p.m. Keep watching the blog for more new activities in the areas!    Find the community that's just right for you by looking at homes available in our areas.   ... read more
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Purchasing a Home in St. Louis

Posted by Michele Carley on July 02, 2013 in No Category
 There are many great homes available from Coldwell Banker Premier in Franklin County, St. Louis city and County, Clayton and Arnold, just to name a few.  If you’re in the market to buy a home but have been waiting to get a good bargain, you may want to consider looking now. The decision to purchase should always be based on whether you can afford it now.   Here are a few tips when purchasing a home:   Be realistic about your finances and what you can afford. Meet with your c... read more
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