All posts by Mark Richert

About Mark Richert

Mark Richert is a Real Estate Broker who works for buyers only. He and his wife Alexis founded Finding Homes for You in 2004. Mark and his team help home buyers in St.Louis and surrounding areas. When not involved in Real Estate he is checking out new apps and bringing new tech goodies to his clients.

5 Real Estate Reality TV Myths Exposed

Have you ever been flipping through the channels, only to find yourself glued to the couch in an HGTV binge session? We’ve all been there, watching entire seasons of shows like “Property Brothers,” “Fixer Upper,” and “Love It or List It,” all in one sitting. When you’re in the middle of your real estate-themed TV show marathon, you might start […]


Back to School Sales Tax Holiday

When Does the School Sales Tax Holiday Start? According to the state of Missouri Department of Revenue web site “Missouri establishes a sales tax holiday effective during a three-day period beginning at 12:01 a.m. on the first Friday in August and ending at midnight on the Sunday following. Certain back-to-school purchases, such as clothing, school […]



3 Local Schools in Parkway and Rockwood Recognized as National Schools of Character

Hanna Woods Elementary and Mckelvey Elementary located in the Parkway School district were listed as recipient of the National Schools of Character award by Character.org Lafayette High School and Blevins Elementary were also named as 2019 National Schools of Character. This is the second time Blevins Elementary has won this prestigious recognition. What is Character.org […]


St. Louis Housing Report June 2019

Monthly Indicators Note: The Comments below are from St. Louis REALTORS® (Highlighted Text Are My Highlights) As was widely expected, the Federal Reserve did not change the target range for the federal funds rate – currently set at 2.25 to 2.5 percent – during their June meeting. Although the economy is still performing well due […]



St Louis Housing Report May 2019

How is the St. Louis Housing Market Doing Compared to Last Year at this Time? New 2019 Housing Report Shows What’s Happening in the St. Louis City/County Real Estate Market This Year Compared to Last Year for the Month of May Median Sale Price for a Home Up 7.2% from 2018 at $222,500Closed Sales Down […]




St Louis Housing Report April 2019

St. Louis Housing Market Compared to April 2018 According to data released by Mid America Information Systems the April 2019 median sales price of residential single-family homes in St. Louis City and County was $195,000, reflecting a decrease of 1.1 percent from the prior April price.  The year-to-date median sales price of 188,000 reflects an […]




2019 Chesterfield Amphitheater Concert Series Schedule

Chesterfield Amphitheater 2019 Summer Concert Series Schedule of Events The 2019 Chesterfield Amphitheater Concert Series Schedule has just been announced. Hosted in the beautiful Central Park, the Chesterfield Amphitheater is nestled right behind Chesterfield Mall with plenty of parking available to the public. Fixed seating and lawn seating is open to the public FREE of […]