New home starts up in St. Louis

A defining feature of the residential real estate market over the last six months has been the historically low existing home inventory. Buyers are closing on homes at an incredible rate, and it has been difficult for the supply of residential real estate to keep up with historic demand. Now developers are starting to tapContinue reading “New home starts up in St. Louis”

Home equity rises in 3rd Quarter as residential real estate market continues to make gains

The tumultuous events of 2020 may have put a damper on much of the U.S. economy. But real estate has remained unscathed. In fact, the residential real estate market has done remarkably well this year, with few signs of stopping. The high demand among homebuyers has been well reported on, but this week brings anotherContinue reading “Home equity rises in 3rd Quarter as residential real estate market continues to make gains”

MLB star and philanthropist’s home asks $3.995 million

Nested in the New York suburb of Rye, the mansion of Major League Baseball Hall of Famer, Mariano Rivera, has gone on the market with an asking price of $3.995 million. The home features an impressive exterior, a suite of modern amenities, and a prime location in a Westchester County suburb of NYC. Mariano RiveraContinue reading “MLB star and philanthropist’s home asks $3.995 million”

The power of planning

Modern life is often highly complex, fast-paced, and over saturated with information—and not just trivial information either. Success in one’s personal and professional life requires the ability to manage and keep track of a seemingly overwhelming number of variables. There are hundreds of books, seminars, and methods for maximizing planning and efficiency. Getting Things DoneContinue reading “The power of planning”

CBL Properties files for Chapter 11

It is hardly controversial to say that the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdowns have had a devastating effect on businesses, especially in the service and retail sectors. One type of business that has been particularly effected are malls. This week CBL Properties, one of the nations largest retail investment trusts, declared bankruptcy. CBL owns five majorContinue reading “CBL Properties files for Chapter 11”

Ranch built by fast food founder Ray Kroc has asking price of $29 million

The two golden arches of fast food giant McDonald’s have become a universally recognized symbol. The massive company is known the world over. With such a vast company came a great deal of wealth. McDonalds’ founder Ray Kroc used some of that wealth to build a massive California Ranch in 1965. Now it is onContinue reading “Ranch built by fast food founder Ray Kroc has asking price of $29 million”

Immerse yourself in the writing process with Ulysses

In today’s knowledge economy, effective written communication is an absolute essential. You need to be able to create, compile, and share ideas clearly and efficiently from wherever you are. Of course, it takes a lot of practice and hard work to become an effective and persuasive writer. But it helps to have a word processorContinue reading “Immerse yourself in the writing process with Ulysses”

Average home price continues to rise across major American cities

Home-inventory continues to be at a historic low, as extremely low interest-rates and cultural shifts resulting from the COVID pandemic are driving up demand. Across the country, people are looking for more space in which to work and educate from home. As surely as day follows night, this combination of unprecedented low supply and highContinue reading “Average home price continues to rise across major American cities”

Strong figures in existing home sales promising sign for U.S. economy

The housing market continues to be one of the strongest sectors of the U.S. economy, despite and perhaps even because of the COVID-19 pandemic and economic lockdowns, the Wall Street Journal reports. Home sales have not just recovered from the pandemic. They have, in fact, soared to the highest rate recorded in 14 years. TheContinue reading “Strong figures in existing home sales promising sign for U.S. economy”

Luxurious living comes to the Central West End

With the construction of One Hundred at Kingshighway, a new type of luxury apartment is now available in the Central West End, the St. Louis Business Journal reports. Apartments in the new building range from $2,000 to over $7,000 per month, far above the $1,000 per month, which is the average rent in St. Louis.Continue reading “Luxurious living comes to the Central West End”