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    Why use a Tenant Rep?

    Searching for commercial real estate space can be a challenging and often frustrating experience for many business owners.  The last thing you have time for is spending hours searching for space, you have more important things you could be doing. Tenant rep brokers are invaluable when securing commercial space... Read more

    Benefits of physical activity

    The health benefits of regular physical activity are numerous and may include weight control, improved mood, increased energy, enhanced sleep, and maintenance of muscle tone. In a 2017 study published in the research journal Cell Press, researchers examined the potential benefits of various types of exercise on a cellular... Read more

    The market takes a breath

    While the last few months have seen run away prices for most, the market cools from the top of the market down to $300,000.   What is contributing to the downturn is the oversupply of some product.  2 story inventory increases, but what is staying on the shelf is... Read more

    The benefits of HVAC upgrades

    Is your HVAC system more than 10 years old? Are you making frequent repairs or enduring hot and cold spells in certain rooms? Don’t wait until the system dies. Take a proactive approach and have its performance evaluated by a professional. Replacing an old, inefficient system with an Energy... Read more

    How to keep your house cool during a heat wave

    If the summer heat is turning your house into an oven and causing the air conditioning bill to go through the roof, check out these quick and affordable tips to help you keep cool and save energy. Close Blinds and Curtains Inexpensive mini blinds or curtains can work wonders... Read more

    Types of Leases

    Leases can be complicated agreements and the type of space you lease typically determines the type of lease your landlord will likely use. Let’s discuss three types of leases: Triple Net (NNN), Modified Gross and Gross. Triple Net Lease (NNN) is commonly associated with retail and industrial properties. The... Read more

    Demographic changes

    Demographic changes are powering the real estate market. Without a doubt baby boomers and first-time buyers are fighting over the same housing. Boomers are more than willing to down size to the same ranch that first-time buyers are seeking. Boomers are looking for homes that are fresh, high end... Read more

    Keep your workouts balanced

    According to the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), a balanced physical activity program includes both aerobic and strength training exercise. Aerobic activity, which includes walking, running, cycling and rowing, keeps the heart healthy while strength training aides in increasing lean muscle mass, which helps the body burn more... Read more

    What is Orangetheory Fitness?

    Orangethoery Fitness – Lake St.Louis offers group personal training workouts based on high intensity interval training (HIIT) that blend endurance, strength, and power moves. The heart-rate-monitored group interval fitness concept is designed to stimulate metabolism, increase energy, and provide group support and accountability. The desired result of the training... Read more

    Why invest in a new system?

    AAA Home Services is an American Standard Dealer. American Standard has over a century-long track record of providing long-lasting quality and comfort. We know every home environment is different, so we have a variety of durable heating and cooling systems to meet your needs. American Standard HVAC products can... Read more

    Multiple offers and buyer’s remorse

    There has never been a time of more properties coming back on the market as there are today. When Buyers find themselves competing for a property and themselves in the frenzy of multiple offers. Buyers can easily be swept away in the wave of competition. What can follow after... Read more

    1031 Exchange: What is it and why do it?

    Section 1031 of the IRS Code provides a way for investors to defer paying taxes on gains when they sell one investment property and replace it with another. 1031 Exchanges have actually been around since the 1920’s. While simple at its CORE, here are a few not so simple... Read more

    Why choose AAA Home Services?

    AAA Home Services has been family owned and operated for over 45 years, and AAA Home Services has continued to serve St. Louis, Jefferson, St. Charles, Warrenton and Lincoln counties with its award-winning staff. With reputable standings on Angie’s List, BBB, the Chamber of Commerce and local media, we... Read more

    Spring brings record breaking trends in Sales and Appreciation

    The highest appreciating property is the one that everyone wants. It attracts multiple offers and prices beyond list price. Properties that propel neighborhood values usually stand the test of time and continue to propel the market in increasing values in the future. There will be individuals who question why... Read more

    Negotiating a commercial lease that works for you

    Leasing commercial space is a fact of life for many business owners. The expense of commercial leasing is considerable, but cost is not the only factor to consider when leasing a commercial space. The following are a few tips for business owners when negotiating their commercial space lease. •... Read more

    When is the right time to leave ‘home’?

    Few people like to admit their age is affecting them. However, as we age, certain abilities become compromised, and it may no longer be practical for aging men and women to remain in their homes, or at least live there alone. At some point in time, friends or family... Read more

    Control mold when using air conditioning

    Exposure to mold in a home can be hazardous, leading to any number of adverse health effects, including respiratory distress. Mold can grow in any dark and damp spot, which makes air conditioning units prime locations for mold proliferation. Mold spores in the air are very easy to inhale,... Read more

    Does the IRS owe you money for 2013?

    The IRS has more than $1 billion in unclaimed federal income tax refunds for taxpayers who did not file a 2013 federal income tax return. Right here in Missouri, more than 22,000 taxpayers may be eligible for nearly $21 million in unclaimed refunds. Here’s the real “kicker” – if... Read more