Category Archives: National Housing Market Trends

The Truth Behind the Rent vs Buy Debate

In a blog post published last Friday, CNBC’s Diana Olnick reported on the latest results of the FAU Buy vs. Rent Index. The index examines the entire US housing market and then isolates 23 major markets for comparison. The researchers at FAU use a “‘horse race’ comparison between an individual that is buying a home […]



What To Do with Your Tax Return

What to Do with Your Tax Return? Bring it Home What to do with your tax return is a timely question this time of year. Soon many people will be eagerly checking their mailboxes looking for their tax return check from the IRS. But, what do most people plan to do with the money? GO […]


Supply of Homes in St. Louis

Supply of Homes in St Louis Explore the supply of homes in St. Louis with this interactive map. Wave your mouse over the map to see how many months of inventory are available as of the end of June 2017. Learn more about what makes up a Sellers Market or a Buyers Market and how […]












St Louis Housing Report July 2016

St Louis Housing Report July 2016 Shows St Louis Remaining Number 2 in Affordability in Top 10 Hottest Housing Markets St Louis Housing Report July 2016 edition shows how St Louis has remained the second-most affordable city in which to purchase a home. In December 2015, St. Louis was ranked No.2 among the hottest real estate […]




Summer 2016 Home Buyers Guide

Summer 2016 Home Buyers Guide: Things to Consider When Buying a Home Summer Home Buyers Guide The new Summer Home Buyers Guide 2016 Edition presents a well-rounded view of buying a home in the Summer. Topics include: 4 Reasons to Buy a Home this Summer, The Difference Between Cost and Price, Home Prices Over the […]


April 2016 Housing Report for St Louis

April 2016 Housing Report for St Louis City and County Just Released by the St. Louis Association of REALTORS® Approximately around the middle of each month the Housing Report for St Louis City and County is published by the St. Louis Association of REALTORS®. This report analyzes MLS sales data from the previous month and […]