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Contracts to buy US homes hit highest level since April

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http://www.stlrealestate.news - WASHINGTON/April 2, 2017 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — More people signed contracts to buy U.S. homes last month as warm weather and rising confidence appeared to encourage consumers to look for houses. The National Association of Realtors said Wednesday that its pending home sales index climbed 5.5 percent in February to 112.3, its highest point since April and […]The post Contracts to buy US homes hit highest level since April appeared first on STL Real Estate News.

St. Louis businessman, Thomas Green, dies at 83

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http://www.stlrealestate.news - ST. LOUIS, MO/April 3, 2017 (STLRealEstate.News) Thomas Green, one of St. Louis’ most respected and prolific businessmen, lawyers, and real estate moguls with decades of experience bettering the greater St. Louis community, this week officially passed away at 83.  Mr. Green, known for his dedication to the law and the Jewish community, left a lasting […]The post St. Louis businessman, Thomas Green, dies at 83 appeared first on STL Real Estate News.

St. Louis real estate inventory down with advent of spring

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http://www.stlrealestate.news - ST. LOUIS, MO/April 2, 2017 (STLRealEstate.News) Just as the warm weather is finally starting to creep its way through St. Louis today, real estate pundits are noticing a trend, pointing to lower inventory as the hottest real estate time of the year approaches.  It’s going to be another year of a sellers’ market as the […]The post St. Louis real estate inventory down with advent of spring appeared first on STL Real Estate News.

US home prices rose in January by most in 2 ½ years

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http://www.stlrealestate.news - WASHINGTON/March 28, 2017 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — U.S. home prices jumped in January from a year earlier at the fastest pace in nearly 2 ½ years, as a tight supply of houses for sale spurred bidding wars in many cities. The Standard & Poor’s CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index, released Tuesday , increased 5.7 percent in […]The post US home prices rose in January by most in 2 ½ years appeared first on STL Real Estate News.

Similarities striking between 2 deadly Oakland fires

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http://www.stlrealestate.news - OAKLAND, CA/March 28, 2017 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — The similarities between two deadly Oakland fires that occurred nearly four months apart are striking: Each involved a dangerously dilapidated building with an absentee landlord and renters desperate for affordable housing in the expensive San Francisco Bay Area. The fire Monday at a building for recovering addicts and people […]The post Similarities striking between 2 deadly Oakland fires appeared first on STL Real Estate News.

US stock indexes move higher as consumer confidence gains

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http://www.stlrealestate.news - March 28, 2017 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) Financials companies led U.S. stock indexes broadly higher in afternoon trading Tuesday as investors drew encouragement from new data showing strong gains in consumer confidence and U.S. home prices. Energy stocks also rose as crude oil prices headed higher. Utilities were the only laggard. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average […]The post US stock indexes move higher as consumer confidence gains appeared first on STL Real Estate News.

Plans for West Florissant Avenue revitalization

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http://www.stlrealestate.news - ST. LOUIS, MO/March 29, 2017 (STLRealEstate.News) There’s not much to see when one drives down West Florissant Avenue these days.  Few trees line it and there is usually an abundance of trash and other eyesore-related elements to the street.  Just south of Interstate 270 in north St. Louis County, West Florissant Ave is a wide […]The post Plans for West Florissant Avenue revitalization appeared first on STL Real Estate News.

American real estate to have strong spring season

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http://www.stlrealestate.news - ST. LOUIS, MO/March 27, 2017 (STLRealEstate.News) Spring is the air, temperatures are starting to warm up, and homeowners are getting to that time of year where they want to spruce up their homes and potentially test the waters on the real estate market.  According to a Real Estate Sentiment Index (RESI) from First American Financial […]The post American real estate to have strong spring season appeared first on STL Real Estate News.

St. Louis office market looking strong

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http://www.stlrealestate.news - ST. LOUIS, MO/March 26, 2017 (STLRealEstate.News) Though the St. Louis office market is looking strong today, there are “clouds” on the horizon, pundits warn, about upcoming changes and trends.  After a solid 2016 that brought office vacancies to some of the lowest levels in more than 15 years, new construction, corporate downsizing, and a big […]The post St. Louis office market looking strong appeared first on STL Real Estate News.

St. Louis County homeowners can get a look at their property value

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http://www.stlrealestate.news - ST. LOUIS, MO/March 25, 2017 (STLRealEstate.News) The St. Louis County assessor’s office, this past Wednesday, announced that property owners in the county can now view preliminary property values.  The values will continue to be assessed until June 1, when the tax roll is certified.  Unlike previous years, the availability of these preliminary rates will help […]The post St. Louis County homeowners can get a look at their property value appeared first on STL Real Estate News.

Work place designs changing to please millennials

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http://www.stlrealestate.news - March 24, 2017 (STLRealEstate.News) Millennials are the biggest generation in our country today.  How they think, what they like, and where they prefer to work is having a big impact on how our economy and work places are configured right now.  Millennials are known for preferring a more “laid-back” spread out work environment that avoids […]The post Work place designs changing to please millennials appeared first on STL Real Estate News.

Gen X having a considerable impact on American real estate

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http://www.stlrealestate.news - ST. LOUIS, MO/March 23, 2017 (STLRealEstate.News) You’ve been living under a rock if you haven’t noticed that 90s fashion is back in style, with chokers and Doc Martens lining the shelves of clothing stores today.  Celebrities are even sporting Nirvana T-Shirts with black lipstick.  This was the thriving time of Gen-X, and they’re having their […]The post Gen X having a considerable impact on American real estate appeared first on STL Real Estate News.