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May202015

Housing Market in St. Louis on the Road to Recovery

Housing Market in St. Louis on the Road to Recovery

The St. Louis-area real estate market is recovering from last year’s case of the blahs. That’s good news for home sellers, but a mixed bag for buyers. Sales are up as the spring house-hunting season gets into gear. Prices are up, too. Mortgage rates are down from last year, although…

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May112015

5 best cities to buy or sell a house in the St. Louis area

5 best cities to buy or sell a house in the St. Louis area

If you’re in the market to buy a house, you’re best off scouting the area in and around Troy or the Metro East. If you’re looking to sell your home, you’re in good shape if you live in St. Charles County. That’s according to research released Wednesday by Zillow, which…

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Jan92015

Creative Storage Ideas for Every Room in Your Home

Creative Storage Ideas for Every Room in Your Home

“Getting organized” is often at the top of most homeowners’ to-do lists, especially after the holidays when it’s time to put away decorations, holiday lights, and gift-wrapping supplies, and tidy up after holiday guests have left. But instead of buying expensive organizing kits and bins to help you get your…

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Nov202014

New Community: The Villages of Willowbrooke

New Community: The Villages of Willowbrooke

Consort Homes, along with two additional builders have acquired 58 acres of land from the St. Louis Jewish Community Center Creve Coeur location at Schuetz and Lindbergh to develop a new community of 148 neighborhood homes. This exciting new community is poised to be one of the most anticipated and sought after neighborhoods…

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Oct312014

Dessert Recipes To Make With Your Leftover Halloween Candy

Dessert Recipes To Make With Your Leftover Halloween Candy

  The best thing about having an overload of Halloween Candy is that you can use it to make tasty recipes. Reese’s Brownie Bites  WHAT YOU NEED: 1 package Duncan Hines Chocolate Lovers Double Fudge Brownie Mix or any fudge brownie mix 2 eggs 1/3 cup water 1/4 cup vegetable…

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Oct272014

How Does Consort Build A Better Home?

How Does Consort Build A Better Home?

See for yourself… Consort Homes Difference #409 – 93% HIGH EFFICIENCY FURNACE         Consort Homes installs high efficiency furnaces standard in all homes Benefits to homeowners: Decreased energy bills We invite you to examine our company carefully. Then examine our homes. Compare designs, features, prices, construction techniques and the value offered. Lastly, consider…

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Jul312014

How Does Consort Build A Better Home?

How Does Consort Build A Better Home?

See for yourself… Consort Homes Difference #389 – DROP LEDGE IN BASEMENT Consort Homes includes a small drop inside of sliding glass door in walkout basement.  Adds extra layer of protection for finished basements. Benefits to homeowners: Prevents water from coming into the basement under the sliding glass door. We…

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Jul32014

Kitchen Refrigerator Tips

Kitchen Refrigerator Tips

This month we’re giving away a “Deluxe Kitchen Package” so here are some interesting kitchen tips for you. There are some foods that are actively made worse by refrigeration. These are the items you should absolutely keep away from cold. Definitely Don’t Refrigerate…   Potatoes Refrigeration causes the starch in…

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Jun272014

How Does Consort Build A Better Home?

How Does Consort Build A Better Home?

See for yourself… Consort Homes Difference #369 – AIR CONDITIONER UNITS ON BRACKETS   Consort Homes installs all air conditioners on foundation mounted brackets.  This prevents exterior elements from clogging the unit. Benefits to homeowners: Helps prevent potential damage to the home at ground level. We invite you to examine our…

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Jun42014

How Does Consort Build A Better Home?

How Does Consort Build A Better Home?

See for yourself… Consort Homes Difference #349 – ARCHITECTURALLY ENHANCED EXTERIORS                 Better homes, better living, better value! Consort Homes offers multiple exterior finishes and siding applications with a variety of trim colors and types that enhances streetscapes and curb appeal. We invite you to examine…

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