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Sep252017

Fall Crawl Open House Tour Event!

Fall Crawl Open House Tour Event!

  JOIN US… October 14th & 15th October 21st & 22nd Come out and tour one of our fantastic “Quick Move-In” NEW Consort homes…and register to win an amazing prize pack including a YETI ® Tundra cooler, 2 Deluxe stadium chairs, 2 Stadium blankets, lots of yummy fall goodies, gift…

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Mar152017

Should I remodel, or should I start fresh?

Should I remodel, or should I start fresh?

So, you’ve been watching a lot of HGTV…and while all those DIY shows seem fantastic and exciting…do they make you feel a bit “inadequate” when it comes to the amount of expertise, skill, time and money it must take to tackle all those home improvement projects? Dreaming of gleaming bright…

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Dec82014

So you’re waiting to buy a new home because you think getting a mortgage is impossible?

So you’re waiting to buy a new home because you think getting a mortgage is impossible?

Think again! When it comes to buying a house, are you in the “no way I could possibly qualify” category? Not enough cash in the bank for a down payment or closing costs? Credit scores good but not great? So much deferred student loan debt that you assume any lender…

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Dec42014

8 Benefits of Buying a House at Year’s End

8 Benefits of Buying a House at Year’s End

Summer may be real estate’s busy season, but winter offers great opportunities for buying a house, especially for renters looking to become homeowners, growing families trading up to larger houses and baby boomers seeking homes to fit their evolving lifestyles. Generally speaking, your housing choices during the late fall are…

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Nov262014

Keep your dog safe this Thanksgiving

Keep your dog safe this Thanksgiving

10 Thanksgiving foods dangerous to feed your dog Cooked bones: Turkey and ham bones can splinter your dog’s digestive tract or cut their throat. Not something you want to deal with over the holidays. Turkey skin: Though it’s yummy, turkey skin can be extremely dangerous to your dog’s health. The…

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Sep182014

Builder Confidence Hits Highest Level Since November of 2005

Builder Confidence Hits Highest Level Since November of 2005

September 17, 2014 – Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes rose for a fourth consecutive month in September to a level of 59 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI), released today. This latest four-point gain brings the index to its…

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Apr292014

Consumer Sentiment Numbers Indicate Warming Market

Consumer Sentiment Numbers Indicate Warming Market

Consumer confidence has rebounded to near its highest level since 2007. The April level of consumer confidence was just one index-point below the post recession peak.  The recent gain was due to much more positive assessment of consumers’ current financial situation as well as renewed optimism about the outlook for…

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Mar242014

26 Reasons To Appreciate The Hidden Gem Of St. Louis

  1. It’s one of the most charitable cities in America. The ‘Lou puts its (charitable) money where its mouth is. The city is consistently ranked as one of the most charitable cities in the country, having ranked ninth last year (and ahead of Chicago, to boot!). What makes St….

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Mar132014

Millennials Vs. Boomers – home buying trends

Millennials Vs. Boomers – home buying trends

  Whose buying homes? Everyone of course. It’s the smart thing to do! But what generation is buying more homes and why? The millennials (“generation Y “/ “generation next”) – those born between 1980 and 1995 comprised 31% of recent purchases. This was followed by generation X – those born…

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Feb192014

NAHB NAMES JEAN EWELL 2013 MASTER IN RESIDENTIAL MARKETING OF THE YEAR

NAHB NAMES JEAN EWELL 2013 MASTER IN RESIDENTIAL MARKETING OF THE YEAR

PRESS RELEASE… NAHB NAMES JEAN EWELL 2013 MASTER IN RESIDENTIAL MARKETING OF THE YEAR WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 —  Jean Ewell, CMP, CSP, Master CSP, MIRM, a sales and marketing professional who has been in the building industry for more than two decades, has been named the 2013 Master in Residential…

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