The Lafayette Report

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Real Estate Agent - PREA Signature Realty - www.preasignaturerealty.com
A blog with tips, comments, observations, and strategies for real estate professionals on the sale and marketing of new homes, historic homes, condominiums and lofts in Lafayette Square. The blog also covers other sales training issues such as the use of technology, time management, personal marketing, lead generation, and customer service. PREA Signature Realty proudly serves the communities of Lafayette Square, Soulard, Benton Park, Benton Park West, Downtown Loft District, Forest Park Southwest, Central West End, Tower Grove East, Tower Grove South, Compton Heights, Shaw, The Hill, Dogtown, Carondelet, Holly Hills, St. Louis Hills, Dutchtown, and the Other Historic Neighborhoods of the City of Saint Louis, Missouri.

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2008 

 FINAL 2008 SPECIAL INCENTIVES The Georgian - 1515 Lafayette - $10,000 Special Allowance Eden Lofts - 1720 Chouteau - $1,000 Closing Cost Assistance Mississippi Place - Prices Rolled Back to Pre-Construction Pricing Abbey on the Park - 1505 Missouri - Reduced Pricing - $265,000 Union Club - 1 Ye...
12/19/2008
  Mortgage rates fell this week to the lowest levels since 1971.  The average rate on 30-year fixed rate mortgages declined to under 5.20%.  Purchasers with a substantial downpayment and a strong rate may qualify for a home mortgage as low as 4.50%.  These historic low rates coupled with favorabl...
12/19/2008
At PREA Signature Realty, we are licensed Realtors and are bound by the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice adopted by the National Association of Realtors as well as the regulations of the Missouri Real Estate Commission.  We also provide our agents with extensive training on new home sale...
12/18/2008
2009 IS TAX REASSESSMENT YEAR In Missouri, real estate taxes are reassessed in odd years.  Reassessment is the process by which the County (or City) Assessor's Office updates or adjusts the real estate values for purposes of determining value of your home upon which real estate taxes will be asse...
12/17/2008
It is 10 p.m. on Thurday night.  The movers are set to arrive in 12 hours and you still have two rooms to box up before morning.  As it gets later, you are frantically worried about the move.  Plus, you need to be at the closing table at 9 a.m.  Isn't that stressful enough? Moving is a chore -bu...
12/16/2008
Google Adsense is extremely easy to install on your real estate website in seven easy steps.  There is something said for making the process easy and fairly understable - with the exception of the help page on how to set up channels.  Here are the steps to install Google Adsense on your website: ...
12/16/2008
  In the past 18 months, the news has been less than good for the real estate market.  However, there are some not so surprising bright spots.  Lafayette Square remains a fashionable and hotly sought after neighborhood.  Purchasers continue to flock to value, which is good news for owners of home...
12/14/2008
2008 LAFAYETTE SQUARE HOLIDAY PARLOR TOUR The 2008 Lafayette Square Holiday Parlor Tour is set for December 14, 2008, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  The self-guided tour starts at 2023 Lafayette and showcases 10 Victorian homes and 2 newly constructed Victorian replicas, including a home built by...
12/09/2008
At PREA Signature Realty, we understand that over 85% of our customers begin their search online.  We invite you to visit our website to access the local multiple listing service for the Saint Louis, Missouri market area.  Click on MLS to search for homes in the Saint Louis area.  MLS access is ...
12/09/2008
PREA Signature Realty is pleased to welcome three members of its management team and sales staff to ActiveRain:  Michelle Silies, Chris MacLellan, and Georgia Endicott.  We couldn't keep the secret and the word has spread.  Other associates are asking what all the "buzz" is about.  Well, if you ...
12/09/2008
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Ryan Shaughnessy

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A Blog for New Home & Other Sales Professionals and for Sellers and Buyers Interested in City Living PREA Signature Realty proudly serves the communities of Lafayette Square, Soulard, Benton Park, Benton Park West, Downtown Loft District, Forest Park Southwest, Central West End, Tower Grove East, Tower Grove South, Compton Heights, Shaw, The Hill, Dogtown, Carondelet, Holly Hills, St. Louis Hills, Dutchtown, and the Other Historic Neighborhoods of the City of Saint Louis, Missouri.

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