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An Inside Look at Buying a Home at a Foreclosure Auction

If you are familiar with Forrest Gump, you may have heard the expression: “Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” Believe it or not, the experience of buying a foreclosed home at auction is quite similar. Most times, buyers can’t even see inside the home before the purchase! read more

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How to Make the Most Money on a Rental Property

Barbara Corcoran, a self-proclaimed “high school burnout,” had worked twenty jobs by the time she turned 23 years old. She then took out a $1K loan to start what would eventually become the largest real estate company in New York, selling for $66M in 2001. Stories of real estate “sharks” like Barbara are part of read more


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Home Design by the Decade

January 17, 2020 by Meyer Real Estate

A lot can happen in a year . . . or 60! Meyer Real Estate began selling homes with wood paneling and shag carpet in 1959 and have seen our fair share of interior design trends since then. So, as we closed the chapter on another decade of timeless classics and short-lived fads, we’re taking read more

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

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