Everyone’s got a past. But, of course, some are just naturally more interesting than others. Three area realtors opened up to LN about how they got to where they are today, and how they transfer the skills they gained in previous careers to give them an edge in real estate industry.
This 5-bedroom, 4-full and 1-half bathroom home in Ladue is listed for $2.29 million.
Since 2007, more than 200 post-9/11 veterans have been awarded fellowships to better themselves and their communities through St. Louis-based nonprofit The Mission Continues.
You see their names and faces everywhere—on ‘SOLD’ signs in front yards, in the pages of Ladue News and maybe even around your neighborhood. But how much do you really know them? Here, some of the area’s top realtors share how they got into the business, advice for home buyers and sellers, and a tidbit or two about their favorite way to spend a weekend.
This 3-bedroom, 3-full and 1-half bathroom penthouse in Clayton is listed for $1.189 million.
Between its substantial size, charming design and prime location in the Kirkwood School District, this home is ideal for raising a family. Enjoy relaxed mornings in the vaulted kitchen, with a center island and sunny breakfast room, as well as an adjoining laundry room for extra convenience.
From visual pieces such as paintings to utilitarian items like ink wells, the American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog is focused on collecting, preserving and showing dog-themed works of art.
This 4-bedroom, 4-full and 2-half bathroom home in Ladue is listed for $1.625 million
There’s no question LN readers are in-the-know, so who better to ask about the things that make St. Louis stand out and stand proud? Here, we present the very best, as selected by our readers, in the 2014 Ladue News Platinum List!
It's the return of a Ladue News original: The Real Home Critique. This year, we take you to two area homes in need of some expert advice. Local realtors recently visited the properties to suggest ways to make the homes move-in ready.
This 6-bedroom, 5-full and 1-half bathroom home in Creve Coeur is listed for $1.299 million.
When Don and Julie Marsh think about all the house- and yard-work they no longer have to worry about, they laugh. Don, a longtime journalist and a St. Louis Public Radio host, and Julie have two adult children, Bill and Julia. And while the couple doesn't have any pets of their own, they describe the area as pet-friendly—a convenient perk for times spent pet-sitting ‘grand-dogs.’ The couple moved to the Central West End some three years ago only to discover how convenient city living can be. “You can’t not go,” says Julie of all the nearby eateries. “It’s almost silly to make dinner!”
The Silver family, who has lived in Olivette for the last seven-and-a-half years, says that people of Olivette are what makes the area so special. Laura, a freelance writer, and her husband Michael, an attorney with Husch Blackwell, have two kids, twins Katie and Ryan, and a dog, Logan. The children attend Old Bonhomme School, which Laura describes as a great and diverse place for children to get a quality public education in a supportive setting. That type of education is one of the main factors that led the family to move to Olivette. We spoke with Laura to find out a few of her other favorite aspects of the area.
Gina Bernstein says she dreamt of Clayton life while living in the Washington University dorms. Now, her family is living the dream—Gina, an investment banker with Stern Brothers & Co., and husband Michael, a Saint Louis University Hospital plastic and reconstructive surgeon, live in Clayton with their three children: Ethan and Sam, who attend Wydown Middle School; and Sage, who currently is at Glenridge Elementary. We spoke with Gina to find out more about why her family loves Clayton.
Among other things, Jill Solomon lists the central location as one of the major selling points that led her family to picturesque Town & Country almost five years ago. We spoke with Jill to find out what makes this neighborhood the place her family calls home.
14 Greenbriar Drive
With an open floor plan and ample room for privacy, the 20-year-old manse has more than 5,000-square-feet of living space. The 2-story entry hall looks through the great room, with a wood-burning fireplace, huge windows and built-in bookcases.
This 3-bedroom, 2-full and 1-half bath home in the Ladue School District is listed for $775,000.
After a half-decade of real estate turbulence, a multitude of area real estate professionals are echoing the same idea: At the start of 2014, the market is moving in the right direction.
Famed guests, historical scandals, prominent owners—if these walls could talk, the stories would surely be varied and eyebrow-raising. Real estate professionals and home owners share details about these historical, on-the-market properties.
21 Upper Ladue
A 5-bedroom, 4-full and 2-half bath home in Clarkson Valley is listed for $979,000
A 5-bedroom, 4-bathroom home in Ladue’s Clermont Estates subdivision is listed for $839,000
Nestled in the most coveted local neighborhoods, these stunning manses boast historical charm with modern luxuries. Fall in love with the property that could become your dream home.