Tips for 20-Somethings Preparing to Take the Plunge on a New Home

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If you are in your 20's and are getting ready to buy a home in metro St. Louis, then you probably aren’t alone. There are a lot of millennials who are prepping to become first time homeowners. The following are a few tips that you should keep in mind: Hire a real estate agent – Don’t be fooled into thinking you can find a home on your own. … [Read more...]

Weekend Projects to Make Your St. Louis Home Worth More

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If you are planning on selling a home in St. Louis, then you may want to consider making a few renovations in order to increase its value. The following are a few smaller projects you can do on your own during the weekend in order to improve the value of your home: Paint the kitchen cabinets – The kitchen space has a huge impact on the sale. … [Read more...]

Consider Your Columbia Home Buying Options Over a Cup of Coffee at Mokka

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Looking for a home is a process that isn’t usually as easy as you would like it to be. However, you don’t want to rush into it – finding the right home is important; you don’t want to settle for just any house. This means that you’re going to be faced with numerous decisions along the way. We suggest mulling over these decisions over a cup of … [Read more...]

Get Some Fresh Air in the Missouri Botanical Gardens

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There are many things to do in metro St. Louis, whether you’re looking to go out to eat, go shopping, attend special events or enjoy the city’s many attractions. If you’re looking for a way to enjoy the fresh air, then we recommend visiting the Missouri Botanical Gardens. You can spend all day at the Missouri Botanical Gardens without being able … [Read more...]

Recycle Your Holiday Tree in Columbia

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Picking up a holiday tree every year in order to help decorate your living room and get into the holiday spirit isn’t uncommon. However, once the holiday season has passed, you’re going to want to get rid of that tree. Instead of tossing it to the curb in the hope that it will be collected by trash pick up, recycle it! Unless you pick up a plastic … [Read more...]