December 2020

Found 4 blog entries for December 2020.

We love giving back to our clients and community! 

We bought our first moving truck back in 2014 and starting loaning it out for our clients to use. We also opened up the truck to local community organizations that might need it for special events or projects. This is a unique perk not often offered by real estate groups, but we're always looking for innovative ways to better serve our clients and community! 

In 2016, we doubled the Gellman Team fleet by adding a courtesy van. During the week it's used by our courier Roger, but it's available on the weekends. 

Over the past few years, the moving truck has become a well-utilized amenity for our clients...so well utilized that we decided to add another moving truck this month! Check out

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Welcome to another edition of Mark's Market Update! 

It was the same story in the 4 major markets we cover (St. Louis County, St. Louis City, St. Charles and Northern Jefferson County), except even more of a sellers' market.    1.5 months of inventory on average, in the 4 markets served. If no new homes came on the market in the next 1.5 months, all the current inventory would sell out.    Currently we are in an extreme sellers' market. A balanced market = 6 months of inventory. Reviewing the last 5 years by month, 1.5 months of inventory is the lowest we’ve seen.    Why do we have such little inventory?    There are just not enough homes coming on the market and those that came on in early…
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Just over 1 month ago, the Gellman Team rolled out some new technology to not only increase the visibility of our listings, but to also make buying a home a little bit easier and safer in a COVID world. 3D home tours are not new; however, Zillow has made the system much more user friendly and accessible. In the spring of 2019, the company opened up their program to all real estate listings. The gamechanger: Zillow's 3D home tour program is free! 

Before Zillow's launch, 3d tours were expensive and time consuming to produce. Now, all you need to make your first tour is an iPhone and the free Zillow 3D app. For a more polished tour, you need a Ricoh 3D camera. According to Zillow's Senior Director of Product Development, 3D and Computer Vision, Josh

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