Fenton, Missouri is a suburban community located in St. Louis County with a population of approximately 4,360. It is known as the “city of parks,” boasting a 70,000 square feet Recreation Center as well as trails, ballparks and other recreational areas. These attractions prompt potential homebuyers to look closely at Fenton for the perfect home. Aside from finding the area in Fenton that is desirable to live in, the homebuyer has a lot of things to consider in the purchase of a home.
Most homebuyers start out trying to complete the process of buying a home in Fenton themselves, but there is more than meets in the eye in the whole process. First is finding out how much they can spend for a home, then the search for a home in Fenton, negotiating with the seller, the arrangement of a purchase agreement and the terms it contains, and the closing details. It can take months before the homebuyer has the keys to the residence in his or her hand. To assist in the home buying process, a reputable REALTOR® for Fenton should be consulted. Hermann London Real Estate Group can narrow the search for a home to the specifics that the homebuyer is looking for.
For example, the style of the home in Fenton, whether it is one level or more, the number bedrooms, and property land size are all details that the REALTOR® can screen for in searching properties for sale. In addition, the price range of the home is considered in order to fit the homebuyer’s needs. When the homebuyer sees a home in Fenton on the listings that they interested in, the REALTOR® can arrange for them to take a tour of the home to see any unique features and see the layout of the home before signing a purchase agreement. An inspection by a Certified Property Inspector should be done to be sure the home is habitable without major repairs required that could place a burden on the homebuyer.
A REALTOR® in Fenton can advise the homebuyer on other aspects of the home purchasing process and give tips and hints that may speed the process up while not compromising value the homebuyer gets from the experience. For instance, most REALTORS® suggest that the potential homebuyer gets a preapproval for financing, which shows a seller that they are serious in considering the purchase of the home, and that the funds are available.
Fenton is located near the edge of St. Louis County and provides a dual living environment where historic town buildings meet modern commercial infrastructures.
The city fosters a thriving business community and convenient shopping with the addition of the large Gravois Bluff Shopping Center, which is host to hundreds of shops and restaurants.
The city is located in the Rockwood and Lindbergh School Districts, and parks and walking trails wind through the city.
Estimated median household income in 2009: $84,066 (it was $74,708 in 2000)
Fenton: $84,066 vs. Missouri: $45,229
Estimated per capita income in 2009: $35,362
Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $260,120 (it was $164,800 in 2000)
Fenton: $260,120 vs. Missouri: $139,700
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $284,528; Detached houses: $287,653; Townhouses or other attached units: $144,166; In 2-unit structures: $212,173; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $206,236