Thursday, January 9th, 2020
Whether buying or selling a home in St. Louis, finding the best realtor will involve some work. You’ll want to ask people you know for referrals, do some research, and finally, interview the best candidates. (Read Follow These 3 Steps to Find a Real Estate Agent.) Sales statistics and experience are important, but you need to feel confident in your decision on a more personal level, too.
Thursday, December 26th, 2019
Winter is on its way and you know what that means... soon, you'll need to turn on your furnace. In fact, if you live in a colder climate, you might have already done so. Keeping your home warm while keeping your electric bill low is the goal for most homeowners. If it seems like your home is always chilly but your energy bill is high, you may be losing heat. Here are some of the most common places your home can lose heat:
Thursday, December 19th, 2019
Congrats! Your house is selling for substantially more than you paid for it! That’s a good thing… or is it? The IRS may want a chunk of the profits in the form of capital gains tax. There are some scenarios when selling a home will generate a tax liability. But there are ways that homeowners can avoid taxes of home sales.
Thursday, October 31st, 2019
When you’re planning to sell a home or buy a home—it’s a big deal. Sure, you can do it on your own, but it’s a complicated process and will take up a lot of your time. There are some things that are better left to the experts, and real estate is one of them.
Thursday, September 26th, 2019
Whether you’re looking to move out of your parents’ house or just ready to relocate in general, there are a few options for you to consider. We’re talking about buying or renting. While there are benefits to each, we believe that buying has an amount of benefits. Have you spoken to a BHHS Select real estate agent before? Maybe it’s time to consider this option. Keep reading to find out how buying is better than renting.
Thursday, August 8th, 2019
It’s finally time to start looking for your dream home. Sure, you’ve been scouring the internet for months to find exactly what you want – but now you’ve got an agent from Select Properties. That means you’re going to start attending open houses and see everything in person. All you have to do is to keep your eyes open. Not sure what we mean? Here are 5 major items to consider when attending an open house.
Thursday, June 20th, 2019
Congratulations on your new home! You survived the paperwork. You got all of your belongings moved in and everything unpacked. You even got a lawnmower, some power tools and a massive tool chest. Now what?
Thursday, March 7th, 2019
When buying a home, there is one basic thing you should do without a doubt – get a home inspection. By hiring an expert to come out and explain the condition of a home, you can feel confident when moving forward with your purchase. Still not sold? Read on for five reasons why home inspections are important.
Thursday, January 31st, 2019
Over the course of the last thirty years, a shift has happened. An entire generation has been raised to believe that a college education is their key to unlocking opportunities that were not available to their parent’s or grandparent’s generations.
Thursday, January 17th, 2019
Moving can be a stressful experience. While some things can be prepared in the weeks leading up to the move, packing and moving out in a single day can still be a challenge.
Related: 5 Tips to Make Moving Less Stressful
These packing tips can help you avoid common issues and save you time and effort: