St. Louis County is anxious to capitalize on the low housing inventory and the low interest rate environment driving housing prices higher this past year. Although the appeal deadline is in July, the assessor is posting values on the Internet, and soon they should be sending out 2021 residential notices. Per statute, if the county raises a home value 15% or higher than the previous value (in 2019), the county is required to send a special notice in the form of a postcard asking the homeowner if they want an interior inspection performed. This protocol was in response to a change in the law when drive-by assessments were criticized many years ago.

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Congratulations to Sarrah Sufflan and the rest of the Ladue Dance Marathon team on your fantastic fundraising efforts! Sarrah was our 2020 intern, and we are grateful she reached out and offered the opportunity to be a sponsor.

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Friday Newsletter

Friday, March 12th, 2021
Anna Dougherty

CLAYTON, MO (March 10, 2021) – Gladys Manion, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of the Butler Felsher Group, consisting of Carol Butler and Juli-Ann Felsher.

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Gladys Manion Real Estate Welcomes New Agents

Friday, February 26th, 2021
Anna Dougherty

Kent Ham studied finance and insurance at the University of Oklahoma and brings a highly motivated and fresh perspective to his real estate clients.

Kent Ham C:314.250.9772 |

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James L. Manion

Monday, February 1st, 2021

It is with sympathy that we announce the passing of

James L. Manion. 


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4 Key Factors Affecting Marketing Trends Moving into 2021

Thursday, January 7th, 2021
Stafford Manion


Driven by low interest rates and increased wealth due to favorable stock market conditions, home prices and disposable income have risen significantly.  Extremely low interest rates are offsetting higher prices keeping the affordability index low.

Suburban Shift

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Short Supply

Tuesday, December 15th, 2020
Gladys Manion

It's a seller's market in St. Louis. Communities across the region are experiencing record low inventory. For St. Louis, limited housing stock is a persistent years-long issue. St. Louis has had a decline in months-supply of inventory dating back to 2005. The following graph outlines November's inventory expressed in the number of months it would take to sell all of the homes on the market for a sampling of communities over three years. As the availability of housing declines, there has been a jump in the median sales price, up 16% from this time last year. Now more than ever, this market requires an experienced agency representing buyers and sellers.

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“Where Are We“ this week: WEBSTER GROVES

Tuesday, August 18th, 2020
Anna Dougherty

In the early 1800's an area 10 miles southwest of Saint Louis was known as the Dry Ridge by fur trappers and the Osage and Dakota tribes. As part of a Spanish land program, 6,002 acres was granted to the last Spanish Lieutnenat governor, Charles de Hautte Delassus. The land grant covered what is now Webster Groves.

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“Where Are We“ this week: CHESTERFIELD

Wednesday, August 12th, 2020
Anna Dougherty

Covering approximately 32 square miles in suburban St. Louis County, the City of Chesterfield, Missouri, is a thriving community with a population of over 47,000, making it the state''s fourteenth-largest city. 

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