Wednesday, April 1, 2015

St. Louis Magazine's Real Estate April Edition is OUT!

Each year, I eagerly await the April edition of St. Louis Magazine as it is always an incredible wealth of valuable local real estate information.  This year, I was also named a 2015 recipient for the St. Louis Magazine Five Star Award...
This is my 6th time to receive this honor.  

Simply, there is nothing more that I prize professionally than the relationship between me and my clients.  Hence, to be among less than 5% of local  Realtors to be recognized for delivering outstanding service and client satisfaction to the St. Louis community is a dream and tremendous honor for me.  I would feel lucky to receive this honor ONCE, so to be a 6-time recipient over the last 13 years is incredible.

To my 2014 friends and clients- I extend a sincere moment of gratitude this morning for your support, continued business, and referrals.  The fact that you took the time to deliver high satisfaction ratings of my services means the world to me!  

To my current and future 2015 clients- I highly recommend you pick up the April edition of St. Louis Magazine.   From the current neighborhood crime statistics to local hidden gems.. this edition is overflowing with valuable information!

What a great way to start the day... thank you, friends.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Just For Fun: Scenes of early Spring

Spring manages to breathe new life into everything, doesn't it?  As the days get longer and the temperatures begin to soar... sure signs of Spring are blossoming everywhere in Casa de Nenonen and around St. Louis!  A teeny peek...

Monday, March 30, 2015

Under Contract: #3200 Edgar Avenue in Maplewood

It was a terrific weekend for the owners of #3200 Edgar in Maplewood!  The property SOLD and closes escrow in May.  A warm congratulations to my Sellers and good luck on their cross-country move!  

Learn more about this gorgeous 1940's bungalow HERE, just steps from Historic Downtown Maplewood.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Just For Fun: St. Louis Realtor Podcast Interview

Last week, Adam Kruse and Producer Joey Vosevich of the Hermann London St. Louis Realtor podcast/blog were kind enough to reach out to me regarding a possible interview.  Throughout their current podcast series, they have caught up with a number of the local Realtor bloggers recognized by the Editor of St. Louis Home Magazine in 2014, including myself.  

While I didn't know what to expect, it was a fun interview. Adam was easy to talk with and I will rarely turn down the opportunity to discuss the ins and outs of the St. Louis real estate market and living with a fellow local Realtor. 

The interview is a little business and a lot of fun talk.  Thanks for the opportunity, Adam!  I enjoyed meeting you and appreciate the opportunity to be a part of your project.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Under contract: 6404 Cates Ave #3E in the UCity Loop

My client contracted the coolest University City condo this afternoon, in the heart of The Loop!  Gorgeous open space with a huge private deck and the location of a lifetime... this unit has EVERYTHING.  Congrats, CONGRATS to my Buyers on an exciting new move!  

It closes escrow in April.  Learn more HERE.

St. Louis County Tax Tip- review your 2015 reassessment!

Heads up, St. Louis‬ County Homeowners!

Tax talk is no fun, though tis the season!  If you have not yet been notified... 2015 property reassessments have been recently released by the St. Louis County Department of Revenue. The County Assessor is required by Missouri state law to reestablish the fair market value of all real property as of January 1 of every odd year. The reassessed value is then applied to the tax rates.   How does this personally affect you?  It is highly likely that your property taxes will either go up or down depending on your fluctuation.

To review your latest valuation, visit  and search for your property by owner name or address search.  Do you feel like your new valuation is unfair or unjustified?  You may APPEAL!  To appeal your valuation online, visit for more information.

Monday, March 23, 2015

Under Contract: 106 Harvestgate Court in Lake St. Louis

My Buyers contracted this meticulous newer construction property with upgrades GALORE in Lake St. Louis last night.  Located on a private cul-du-sac in the popular Wyndgate Subdivision with community amenities galore like a pool/ biking trails/playground...  it is the perfect match for their super active family.

We close escrow in May!  Congrats to my awesome clients... I am so excited for you. =)  More photos of the property HERE.

Saturday, March 21, 2015

ANNOUCEMENT: 2015 St. Louis Muny Show Schedule

Nothing screams "Summer Fun in St. Louis" like an evening at the Muny!  

Our beloved outdoor theater, in the heart of Forest Park, recently announced the 2015 97th season show line-up!  The exciting line-up even includes 3 Muny premieres.

My Fair Lady 
(June 15 – June 21)
(June 23 – June 30)
Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn 
(July 6 – July 12)
Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story 
(July 13 – July 19)
Into The Woods 
(July 21 – July 27)
Disney’s Beauty and The Beast 
(July 29 – August 7)
(August 10 – August 16.)

Find more show information HERE.  Season tickets are for sale now- more info HERE.  Single ticket sales begin on May 30th, 2015. More info is HERE.



It is going to be a terrific summer in St. Louis!

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Under Contract: 429 Briarchase Place in Lake St. Louis

#429 Briarchase Place is officially under contract after just a few short weeks on market and closes in May.  Learn more about the property HERE A warm congratulations to the D clan for exciting changes on the way- Yay!

I have said it before recently and will say it again, the current St. Louis real estate market is swift, friends!  If you are considering listing your property this Spring, the time is now to get it sold and beat the saturated Spring Market inventory where demand is less as supply is more.  

Learn more about me HERE or call me at 314.298.5275 to find out how much your property is worth!

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Happy St. Patrick's Day with Green Pannukakku!

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

How does the half Irish, half Finnish Nenonen family kick off the day?  Green Pannukakku- or baked Finnish oven pancakes-  for the kids, of course. 

Learn more about this tradition and get our recipe HERE.