St. Louis & Overland Park Make the Grade: Top Choices for Recent Grads


With graduation celebrations behind them and diplomas proudly displayed, the next step for college graduates is the thrilling yet slightly daunting task of choosing where to kickstart their careers!

For those seeking a promising start, look no further than the Midwest, specifically Overland Park, Kansas and St. Louis, Missouri. These two cities, both within Continental Title Company’s service areas, have secured the fifth and ninth spots in a® report titled “Top Markets for Recent College Graduates.”

Here’s why these cities might be the perfect fit for you:

  • Affordable Housing:  Cities were evaluated based on rent-to-income ratios to ensure that rent doesn’t consume all your hard-earned cash.
  • Job Market Strength: Landing a great job right out of college is key. These cities offer tons of opportunities for recent grads to put their skills to good use.
  • Lifestyle Appeal:  Who says adulting has to be boring? The report takes into account access to entertainment, dining options, shopping centers and more to keep life exciting beyond office hours.
  • Young Professional Scene:  Building connections and finding support in a new city are important. These cities are popular among recent grads, providing ample opportunities to connect with like-minded individuals for socializing and networking.

Overland Park and St. Louis stand out in all these categories, making them great options for recent grads looking for a lively and budget-friendly start to their careers.

Calling All Recent Grads We see you, and we’re cheering you on! After all, our Continental Title Company team prides itself on being “The Company That Celebrates YOU!” We welcome you to Overland Park, St. Louis or anywhere across the Kansas City-St. Louis regions, and we’re here to support you as you transition from renting to owning a home. Count on us to help navigate the closing process whenever you’re ready.  Stay updated by following us on Instagram!