Young Friends of Brightside St. Louis

Young Friends of Brightside St. Louis Brightside St. Louis, in partnership with Launch St. Louis, is currently building its first ever young professionals group – the Young Friends of Brightside St. Louis. While the group is still very much a sapling, they expect it to grow big and strong and for it to produce some of […]

City Schools 101: Discovering Your Options

Do you love living in the City but  are worried about teh quality of schools for your kids? Thinking of moving to the City but are unsure of your children’s educational choices? This is the event for you! Saturday April 12, 2014 9-11 am at Bishop DuBourg High School Cafeteria (park in the back) * […]

St. Louis Streetcar

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How would you like to see a streetcar line running through downtown St. Louis? Well, there is a feasibility study currently being conducted The St. Louis Streetcar is designed to be modern streetcar lines connecting Downtown St. Louis, Carr Square, St. Louis Place, Old North, Midtown, Grand Center, and the Central West End by providing effective, […]

50th Anniversary of Missouri’s Flag

Missouri Flag

Today is the 50th anniversary of our city’s flag, designed by Yale art professor Theodore Sizer and officially adopted on February 3, 1964. The blue lines represent the confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri rivers, the center medallion represents the Louisiana Purchase, and the fleur-de-lis, the city’s French heritage. The colors signify the various countries associated […]

Saint Louis Realtor Earns Esteemed 2013 Angie’s List Super Service Award

Dan Brassil, Best Saint Louis Realtor 2013

Dan Brassil Earns Esteemed 2013 Angie’s List Super Service Award Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service Dan Brassil, Broker/Salesperson with Circa Properties, has earned the service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to members of the consumer review service in 2013. “Only about 5 percent of […]

Great St. Louis Reads for 2014

Saint Louis History

Looking to stock up on a few good book for 2014? How about digging into the rich history of St. Louis in preparation for the 250th anniversary of the founding of St. Louis. Here are a few books that exemplify some of our special history, courtesy of the Saint Louis Public Library.   St. Lou-isms: […]

Recycle your Holiday Lights


Noticed some of your Holiday Lights no longer work? Looking to upgrade some of your Holiday Lights for next year? Don’t even think of throwing those old ones away! Time to Recycle! Reduce waste by  donating your broken or unwanted holiday lights to St. Louis Green‘s Holiday Light Recycling Drive . This year, St. Louis […]



You may not want to think about putting away the Christmas decorations just yet, but the time is near. If you chose a live Christmas tree, you can green up your cleaning up as the St. Louis Forestry Department is making it a green one by offering FREE tree recycling at three locations for city […]

Checking your Roof for Damage after High Winds


Saint Louis is one of those areas where high winds occur. While many residents worry about the damage inflicted on their property from falling trees as well as their limbs and branches, most never think about the damage these winds can directly inflict on roofs. A common misconception is that a roof would have to […]

Moving Day: Green Alternatives to Cardboard Boxes

Green Alternatives to Cardboard Boxes

Looking for a more Environmentally Friendly way to move? You may want to check out STL Rent A Box. STL Rent A Box was founded last year as a Green alternative to cardboard by renting recyclable industrial grade plastic boxes (simple to pack, lock, carry, and stack). They deliver them straight to your door and […]

CityArchRiver 2015 Groundbreaking

Central Riverfront Construction to break ground with lunchtime celebration on November 14 Residents from throughout the St. Louis region are invited to celebrate the next phase of the historic CityArchRiver 2015 project as the Great Rivers Greenway District, the CityArchRiver 2015 Foundation and the City of St. Louis host a public groundbreaking to kick off […]

Not Haunted

Not Haunted

Having a little fun with some new sign riders on a listing

Big BIG Tour

Big BIG Tour

The 14th annual Big BIG Tour is a free, City-wide open house tour of for-sale residential properties. There will be a variety of homes throughout the City neighborhoods on showcase. All tour-goers can pick up their free maps and guidebooks at Starbucks, 212 South Grand Blvd. from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with property open […]

Open Houses Update for September 22


Two great opportunities to live in the sought after Skinker-Debaliviere area. 5330 Pershing Ave #505: Open from 12:00 to 1:30 PM (9/22/13) Price: $89,900 MLS #: 13029134 Square Feet: Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Circa 1917: Sleek & Modern Condo in Skinker-Debaliviere. Situated on a tree-lined street in a sought after neighborhood, this 1 bedroom blends […]

Which Type of Mortgage is Right for You?

Which Type of Mortgage is Right for You?

If you are considering buying a home in St. Louis, then you may be more than a little confused by all of the terms you hear about home loans. After all, lenders throw around words like fixed rate, balloon mortgages and adjustable rate mortgages without a thought. But if you aren’t at least familiar with […]

Tankless Water Heaters

Tankless Water Heater

I was showing a city home the other day and noticed a tankless water heater in the basement, something I have been seeing more of as of late. Let’s take a look at this more efficient (and expensive) option to the standard water heater Demand (tankless or instantaneous) water heaters provide hot water only as […]

Blending Historic Standards with Modern Design in Saint Louis City


Yesterday afternoon I attended the monthly Preservation Board Meeting at City Hall West to find out the latest updates on proposed development in Shaw. The development centers on the 4100 bock of De Tonty in the Shaw Neighborhood and was proposed by local design firm UIC. Currently the block is completely vacant and there are […]

Renting vs. Buying in St. Louis


Buying a home has long been a piece of the American Dream. Not only does it signal security as an investment, but also represents the freedom that comes along with ownership. For many, buying a home is one of the biggest decisions they will make in their life. Home ownership is not for everyone though. […]

Join the Circa Team

Circa Properties

Circa Properties, Inc. is growing (again) and we’re looking for two superstar Customer Service Specialist / Office Administrator’s to cover our two branch locations – Circa Kingshighway and Circa Lockwood. Each position requires GREAT customer service skills to greet guests and help keep the offices running smooth. In addition, the Kingshighway person will serve as […]

Open House Today: 7000 South Rock Hill Road


OPEN HOUSE: SUNDAY, MAY 5TH FROM 1 PM – 3 PM Circa 1950: Don’t miss this Beautiful & Open 4 Bedroom, 2 1/2 Bath, 1.5 Story home! Step inside to discover the Refinished Red Oak Flooring, Intricate Millwork, and Immaculate Fireplace (1 of 2 in the home!) The Dinning Room opens to a Modern Kitchen […]

Newly Listed: 7000 South Rock Hill Rd


OPEN HOUSE: SUNDAY, APRIL 14TH FROM 12 PM – 2 PM Circa 1950: Don’t miss this Beautiful & Open 4 Bedroom, 2 1/2 Bath, 1.5 Story home! Step inside to discover the Refinished Red Oak Flooring, Intricate Millwork, and Immaculate Fireplace (1 of 2 in the home!) The Dinning Room opens to a Modern Kitchen […]