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Neighborhood Spotlight: Living in New Town at St. Charles

With its tree-lined streets, lakes and canals, New Town at St. Charles is unlike any ordinary neighborhood. Resulting from a weeklong initial design workshop in February of 2003, New Town was planned to combine the ideals of a classic American town and a modern community. The result? “A place where the coffee shop is right read more

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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 Determine a Home’s Value

Whether you are buying or selling a home, there is probably one big question on your mind: How much is it? Buyers want to find a house they love and can comfortably afford. Sellers want to receive top dollar, to set them up for success on their next journey. No matter which side you are read more

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Neighborhood Spotlight: Living in Historic St. Charles

Enjoy a little slice of big history in the Historic District of St. Charles, a colonial town located just half an hour away from the city of St. Louis. The Lewis and Clark Expedition arrived in St. Charles on May 16, 1804. And while the greater St. Charles area has turned into a sprawling metropolis, read more

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10 Reasons to Take Advantage of a Seller’s Market

If you spend any amount of time contemplating whether or not to sell your house, chances are you have at least one foot (metaphorically) out the door. What’s keeping you from taking the next step? Whether market uncertainty or the thought of looming home repairs are preventing you from listing your house “For Sale,” there read more

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12 Steps to Prepare Your Home for a Spring Sale

Once Punxsutawney Phil pokes his little head out of the ground and dares us to think about the arrival of spring, we start to plan for the arrival of spring real estate. Often, this is the busiest and most productive time of year to sell a home. If you are one of those homeowners who 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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Pros and Cons of Selling a Home in the Winter

‘Tis the season to deck the halls, wrap gifts, bake cookies and . . . sell a home? Spring is typically seen as the “best” time of year to sell a home, for several valid reasons – including the simple fact that the weather is more conducive to driving around town to get in-and-out of read more

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The Great Debate: Ranch-Style vs. Two-Story Homes

No issue in the history of American real estate has been more hotly debated than that of the ranch-style home vs. a two-story home. Besides the obvious curb appeal, there are a variety of factors that can influence the home style a person prefers. Selecting the right home for your family and lifestyle may involve read more

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5 Real-Life Haunted Houses in St. Charles

There is a reason St. Charles, Missouri, has a historic reputation. People have been living (and dying) in the area for far longer than most towns west of the Mississippi have existed. In fact, the city, first known as Les Petites Cotes (“The Little Hills”), has been home to a recorded settlement for more than read more

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What to Expect When Selling to a Fast Cash Home Buyer

From “Flip or Flop” to “Fixer Upper” and HGTV’s newcomer “Desert Flippers,” the business of buying and flipping outdated houses has never appeared more glamorous. On a smaller scale, local companies working the “We buy ugly homes” angle have built an empire on the business of rehabbing residential properties. If you received a post card read more

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5 Things to Do Before Buying Your First Home

Home ownership is a staple of the American Dream – and if you’re looking to make that dream a reality, congratulations! Buying a home is a significant milestone, and taking the steps to prepare yourself (and your finances) will help ensure the journey goes as smoothly as possible. If you are having trouble getting started, read more

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Meyer Real Estate Launches New Website

Welcome to the new Meyer Real Estate website. Thank you for stopping by to check out our blog. We will be sharing with you articles about changes in the real estate industry, home improvement tips, and more! Please check back again soon.

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Neighborhood Spotlight: Living in New Town at St. Charles

July 16, 2019 by Meyer Real Estate

With its tree-lined streets, lakes and canals, New Town at St. Charles is unlike any ordinary neighborhood. Resulting from a weeklong initial design workshop in February of 2003, New Town was planned to combine the ideals of a classic American town and a modern community. The result? “A place where the coffee shop is right read more

An Inside Look at Buying a Home at a Foreclosure Auction

June 27, 2019 by Meyer Real Estate

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

How to Determine a Home’s Value

May 30, 2019 by Meyer Real Estate

Whether you are buying or selling a home, there is probably one big question on your mind: How much is it? Buyers want to find a house they love and can comfortably afford. Sellers want to receive top dollar, to set them up for success on their next journey. No matter which side you are read more

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