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Expert: St. Louis Area Seeing Major Comeback in Housing Industry

It’s a success story years in the making, and one that some doubted would ever happen: the rejuvenation of the St. Louis housing industry.

09/16/2014

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Report: St. Louis Housing Market Behind the Rest of the Country

The latest figures from RealtyTrac show a 9 percent drop in underwater homeowners nationally in the last year, but only a two percent drop in St. Louis.

04/17/2014

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Pick A Pocket Or Two: February Real Estate Recap

Due to frigid conditions in much of the nation, February’s real estate wrap-up required boots and a shovel, as well as deeper pockets.

03/01/2014

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St. Louis: Best Metro Area for Homeowners

A new study finds that St. Louis is one of the three best metro areas for home ownership.

02/19/2014

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St. Louis Fed ‘Cautiously Positive’ About Economy in 2014

The Burgundy Book, a quarterly snapshot of the local economy, shows a decrease in unemployment, which is fueling that positive sentiment.

12/16/2013

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St. Louis Home Prices Up; Fewer First-Time Buyers

Coldwell Banker Gundaker President Jim Dohr says mortgage rates are still relatively low but first-time buyers are still less likely to buy now than in recent years.

11/05/2013

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Area Housing Improves; Underwater Homes Remain High

A new study from RealtyTrac shows 29 percent of mortgage holders here are underwater. That’s higher than the national average of 26 percent.

08/20/2013

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St. Louis Home Sales Up, Housing Prices Down

RealtyTrac Vice President Daren Blomquist says that while local sales increased nine percent in June over last year, sale prices here decreased by eight percent.

07/25/2013

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Alderman: Student Housing Issue in Skinker-Debaliviere Area “Overblown”

Like sardines in a can, Harriett Hubbard says Washington University students are cramming into houses on her quiet, mid-city street.

06/28/2013

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The Hot New Trend in Housing: Single Women

One out of five homes that are purchased across the country are purchased by a single woman.

05/06/2013

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