Tis the Season…..To Sell Your Home?

Tis the season…to sell your home? There are some who believe the holidays cause enough stress and drama that the idea of putting their home on the market would be enough to send them over the edge. However some recent articles have given many reasons to not only sell, but also buy a home. Read More

Real Estate is Back!

Since the balloon popped in the mid-to-late 2000s, real estate has hit rock bottom and is slowly making a comeback. Some statistics show appreciation across the metro area rising from six percent to 20 percent over the last two years. There is still plenty of room for growth and that is why now is the time to invest! Whether you’re looking for your next home or have a little entrepreneur in you and want to build wealth through real estate, there has never been a better time to buy since the late 1980s and early 1990s. Interest rates are at an all-time low and in some areas the prices of pre-existing homes are below cost of new construction. These factors have never existed at the same time, which makes buying in today’s market a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Read More

Best Areas to Purchase Retirement Properties

So, you’ve worked and saved your entire life and now’s the time! You’re ready to invest and maybe indulge a bit in a comfortable getaway or a new place to spend your golden years. You’ve dreamed of this time and now it’s your reality…the only question is: Where do you invest your real estate dollars? There are many factors to consider when making such a large investment. Several things to consider include: the climate you are looking to live in, what activities to you plan on participating in, big city living versus the quiet country life, sea or mountains? In addition to your personal preferences, it’s also important to consider the logical and sometimes not so glamorous factors like: is there access to health care, how much are annual property taxes in this region, and the travel expenses for the frequent visitors you may or may not be anticipating. Read More

Tips On Managing Your Money!

There’s no secret here- the better your credit score, the lower your mortgage rate and the easier it is to piggybankfinance your dream home. We’ve started researching tips for our readers on how they can start to manage their finances to get on the fast track to the “SOLD” sign of their dreams. Read More

RSVP NOW! Ins & Outs of Real Estate Investing w/ St. Louis Native Jeff Garner

RSVP now to hear the ins and outs of real estate investing. Click on this link to RSVP South Side Investment Club. South Side Investment Club meets on the 2nd Thursday of every month and focus on all things related to Real Estate, and Real Estate Investing: from Real Estate Education to Networking with local agents, investors and service vendors. Our Real Estate Professionals Happy Hour is normally on the 3rd Friday of the Month. Read More

South Side Investment Club – Michael Sewell Shares All on Tax Lien Investing

As a sponsor of South Side Investment Club we would like to update you on the next meeting on May 9th starting at the Shrewsbury Civic Center. Please join us! Tax Sales in STL are in August, so this timely presentation will allow ample time to understand the process. Michael Sewell, attorney with Berger, Cohen & Brandt, LC and principal of Royal Crown Properties, LLC, a tax lien investing company, will be our featured speaker at the May SSIC monthly meeting. Michael has several years of experience litigating real estate tax sale disputes, and manages all phases of tax lien investing for Royal Crown Properties, LLC. Read More