August 2020

Found 5 blog entries for August 2020.

Next week, look for one of our new listings: 37 Lake Mill Lane, Chesterfield. The house is situated on nearly half an acre in a private, wooded neighborhood and was constructed in 1967. It features hardwood floors throughout, 6 bedrooms (including a spacious master suite), and a large deck. The house also has easy access to Interstate 64 and highway 141, as well as the Town and Country Crossing shopping center. An added bonus is the house’s proximity to the Edgar M. Queeny County Park (or just Queeny Park), less than 2 miles south. 

Queeny Park consists entirely of land from the former estate of Edgar Monsanto Queeny, the former president and chairman of the board of the Monsanto Chemical Company, which he inherited from his father. The family

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Welcome to Another Edition of Mark's Market Update

 

Hello and welcome to another edition of Mark’s Market Update: It’s like groundhog day, incredible interest rates! We’re seeing 30 year for buyers under 2.6% these are unprecedented times. Buying power has increased exponentially, but prices are also going up.

In the majority of markets where there have been strong sales over the last year, there is less than 2.5 months of inventory.‼️ Incredible times right now but as we go into the fourth quarter with the election with the unknowns, PPP money, stimulus money, and Covid we don’t know what it looks like.

So right now:
-if you’re a seller get your home on the market because it is a strong sellers market.
-If you’re a buyer you have to be

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4126 Whitehall Drive in Arnold is one of our coming soon listings. The house has been beautifully updated with laminate floors throughout, custom kitchen cabinets, and a spacious lower level. The raised ranch was built in 1996 on a small hill with easy access to Highway 55. It is also located just 2.5 miles, or about a 6 minute drive, from the Mastodon State Historic Site, part of the Missouri State Parks system. 

In 1839, Albert C. Koch led a team of archaeologists investigating a report of weathering bones along Rock Creek. Koch was convinced he had discovered a new species, which he named the Missouri Leviathan, but what he actually had was an American mastodon. The specimen is now on display at the British Museum. 

Over the years,

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Our recent listing 178 Log Mill Road is situated just off Kehrs Mill Road in Ballwin. The house features more than 3,200 square feet of living space complete with a luxurious kitchen with double ovens and wine cooler, spacious living room, custom built-ins throughout, and a finished basement. In addition to these features, the house is also located just down the street from the Barn at Lucerne, a community hub of Ballwin and a local historical landmark. 

The Barn at Lucerne, originally known as the Blue Grass Stock Farm, was owned by Henry Bopp around the turn of the 19th century. In 1906, he built two barns, reportedly out of bricks salvaged from the 1904 World’s Fair, also called the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, held in St. Louis. 

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Earlier this week, The Gellman Team listed 630 Adams Street: a 2 ½ story home located on a corner lot at Adams Street and 7th Street in the Midtown Historic District of St. Charles.

The Midtown neighborhood encompasses about 40 blocks northwest of Main Street and was first developed in the mid-1800s as the city began to expand west from the Missouri River. The historic significance of the district ranges from 1838 to 1959, and exemplifies both the vernacular and high style national trends for this 121 year period.

According to county records, 630 Adams Street was constructed in 1900; however, other sources like the 2014 National Register of Historic Places Midtown Historic District nomination list its construction date as c. 1870. This makes

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