April is traditionally the heart of spring selling season. “Shop in the spring, move in the summer” is often the strategy, especially for buyers and sellers with school-age children. According to the National Association of Realtors, 50% of home sales take place in the summer, with most buyers signing purchase agreements in the late spring. …

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The spring home buying season is here! You may be thinking about listing your home and whether or not to stage your home. A new survey from the National Association of Realtors shows that more than 80% of agents say that staging makes it much easier for buyers to visualize a property as their future …

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The New Dream Home Should Be A Condo

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

The average American household has shrunk by 30% since 1948, but the average new home today is 1,000 sqft larger. Larger homes use more resources, typically require longer commutes, come with more expensive utility bills, and often contribute to more sedentary lifestyles. What if the next New American Home was a condo? A home with …

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The long-underdeveloped downtown Clayton parcel bounded by Maryland, Central, and Bemiston Avenues has been purchased by Fred S. Kummer, founder and CEO of HBE Corporation. Kummer plans a $270+million legacy project that will satisfy the need for a luxury hotel and luxury condominiums in the downtown Clayton area. Gladys Manion Real Estate is proud to …

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The U.S. industrial market is in the middle of the longest period of growth on record. Many of our core markets across the country have flourished during this time, building and absorbing millions of square feet of industrial real estate. St. Louis has continued to be a desirable location for big-box distribution with substantial additions …

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2018 proved to be another steady year for St. Louis’ real estate market. The number of homes sold in both St. Louis City and County increased from the previous year, along with average sale prices being up in the majority of St. Louis’ neighborhoods. Below we have provided a market review showing trends and changes …

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Home Designs to Watch in 2019

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019

Home Designs for 2019 Happy New Year! We are excited about 2019 and the new design trends that are expected to make a splash for this year. Pastels and Jewel Tones: Being called the “ice cream cone” colors, baby blue, mint green and blushing pinks are expected to gain popularity in 2019. If pastel colors …

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BY STAFFORD MANION Often I get asked, “How’s the Market?” Below are some interesting statistics from the month of October and in the last 12 months that will give you a clear picture of the real estate market and how it’s performing nationally. For market data specific to your home, please contact us for a …

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