Meyer Real Estate agents in the 1970s posing in front of their new office.

A Brief History of Real Estate in St. Charles

Since the dawn of humanity, humans have required shelter from the elements and protection from predators in order to survive. But the methods used to secure safety for one’s family or tribe have changed greatly over the centuries. Join us for a brief (though not at all exhaustive) history of how it’s been done in read more

Real Estate Spawn Book, Type Writer, Ash Tray and 2-Page Contract

Do You Remember These 12 Old Real Estate Practices?

Spawn Books, and Bail Bonds, And Keys, Oh My! Selling homes is a process that has evolved enormously in the last century. Over the last 60 years of selling homes in St. Charles, the Meyer Real Estate team has watched the profession change drastically. Technology has advanced, laws were updated and then the internet went read more

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Home-Buying FAQs: Older Home or New Home?

November 13, 2019 by Meyer Real Estate

“To buy an old home or not to buy an old home: That is the question.” Technically, this was not the question Shakespeare had in mind when he wrote “Hamlet,” – but it’s an important one to help you along the house hunting journey! While you are making a wish list for your ideal home, read more

A Brief History of Real Estate in St. Charles

October 9, 2019 by Meyer Real Estate

Since the dawn of humanity, humans have required shelter from the elements and protection from predators in order to survive. But the methods used to secure safety for one’s family or tribe have changed greatly over the centuries. Join us for a brief (though not at all exhaustive) history of how it’s been done in read more

5 Things to Know About Buying a Foreclosed Home

September 11, 2019 by Meyer Real Estate

During an online search of “Homes for Sale,” there is an elusive category that receives much attention and even greater speculation. This type of listing typically may even be considered a Potential Listing rather than a sure thing. Of course, we are talking about Foreclosed Homes. In a previous post, we explained how homes are read more

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