When searching for St. Louis homes for sale, if you want to understand the home buying process better, stick to government resources and national trade organizations. Any real estate company’s website, for example, Zillow, Redfin, etc., are designed to market to you — skewing the information in their favor. We want you to find substantial VALUE in working with our real estate agents, and have found the more our potential clients know, the more they like working with us. Follow this link for information on buying a home for sale from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Missouri School District Information
This link will take you to the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education website which has statistical data on all Missouri school districts and St. Louis city charter schools.
Consider These Questions When Making A Purchase
Some of these how to buy a home questions are personal and some require a professional real estate agent, but in the purchase of a home, you should at least ask yourself the following questions:
- What is the right time to buy?
- What is the right amount to offer (escalation clause or no)?
- What area and school district?
- What terms are imperative in the contract?
- What strategic lending options are available?
- What should and should not be in my title insurance policy?
- What tax consequences will I incur?