Are you looking to live in the North County area of St. Louis? According to the Saint Louis multiple listing service the median sale price for a home in Ferguson, Mo. is $70,000. If you desire to purchase St. Louis real estate, the home prices make Ferguson an attractive option.
Established in 1894 the area is known for its historic homes on tree-lined streets and newer residential areas that offer a modern look and feel. Ferguson is just minutes east of Lambert International Airport, with easy access to 3 interstate highways. The City of Ferguson sits between two college campuses, St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley and the University of Missouri at St. Louis, and two major employment centers, Emerson Electric world headquarters and the Boeing (formerly McDonnell Douglas) facilities at the airport.
With an eclectic mix of Victorian architecture with simplistic ranch structures, there are homes for nearly every taste with Ferguson, Mo. real estate. Recent improvements to area near the corner of Suburban and South Florissant Road have made the city attractive to visitors. Ferguson Brewing Company, a local micro brewery, and Cork Wine bar are two of the highlights. During the summers, you will find the Ferguson Farmer’s Market down the street to be a meeting place for the community that provides fresh vegetables, along with entertainment.
If you are dreaming of starting a small business, City of Ferguson offers an unusual amount of helpful links and supportive suggestions on their website, which touts the location near major highways, Lambert International Airport and downtown St. Louis as attractive “reasons” to consider the area. It should also be noted that the local small businesses frequently band together to support the growth of the city and each other.
If you are a student, the close proximity to the University of Missouri – St. Louis makes commuting to school easy and affordable. With the availability of the Metro Bus in the neighborhood and Metro Link stops on campus, it is also easy for students to get around the St. Louis metropolitan area without owning a car.
For a list of Ferguson open houses and Ferguson homes for sale, be sure to visit www.discoverstl.com or call your local Prudential Select Properties agent for a personalized home buying or selling plan.