Preparing for Hurricane Season
South Carolina is no stranger to hurricanes. The traditional season with the most hurricane activity runs from June through November with peak ...
Posted by Patricia Utsey on October 4, 2023
What is a 3-2-1 Buydown Program?
Many incentives exist to make homes more attractive to buyers. One that can be particularly interesting is a 3-2-1 Buydown Program. “A 3-2-1 ...
Posted by Patricia Utsey on December 13, 2022
Interest Rates and Buying a Home
If you’re looking into buying a home, and even if you wish to sell your home, you will need to pay attention to interest rates. These rates can ...
Posted by Jeff Cook on August 17, 2022
Why a Real Estate Consultation Matters
Buying a home is a huge investment, and it can seem overwhelming, especially if you are a first-time home buyer. But even for individuals or families ...
Posted by Lee Willey on August 3, 2022
Buying A Home: Wants Vs Needs
Finding the right home can be difficult in today’s housing market. There are many more families looking to buy, so homes for sale are at a ...
Posted by Lee Willey on July 23, 2022
Renting vs. Buying a Home
Choosing whether to rent or become a homeowner is a huge decision that involves many moving parts. Buying a home has traditionally been part of the ...
Posted by Lee Willey on May 26, 2022
What's The Deal With Interest Rates?
If you’re currently looking at buying a home, you may be asking yourself this question. The Federal Reserve raised interest rates on March 16 ...
Posted by Lee Willey on May 24, 2022
Why Do A Final Walkthrough?
The final walkthrough before buying a home is more than a ceremonial observance. It is a vital step in the home buying process. Usually attended by ...
Posted by Lee Willey on April 19, 2022
Home Warranties | How to Choose the Best Home Warranty
Buying a home is a huge investment and wise homeowners want to do everything possible to protect that investment. This is why South Carolina home ...
Posted by Megan Garrell on December 20, 2021
FAQ: What is a Seller's Market?
A seller's market is a kind of market where the demand for a particular product exceeds the supply. A seller's market has certain specific ...
Posted by Lee Willey on August 2, 2021
FAQ: What Is a Buyer's Market?
If you are a first-time homebuyer it is important to understand when it is the most advantageous time to purchase a home. In real estate, there is a ...
Posted by Lee Willey on June 21, 2021
What to Keep for Taxes after Buying a Home
Buying your very first house is an incredibly large step, plausibly an overwhelming decision to make as a part of one's life. It is, however, a good ...
Posted by Lee Willey on May 10, 2021
How are Millennial Home Buyers Shaping Trends?
Having your own home is the dream for most people. Over the past century, housing is one of the invaluable investments made by individuals, couples, ...
Posted by Lee Willey on April 30, 2021
Home Insurance: What is it and Why do I Need it?
New homeowners often hear about home insurance but don't have enough information about what it actually means, what it covers, and if they should ...
Posted by Hunter Cook on April 12, 2021
Mortgage Payment Structure Explained
If you're like many new homeowners, you most likely write a new check every month for your mortgage without understanding how mortgage payments work....
Posted by Hunter Cook on March 29, 2021
When is the Best Time to Buy a Home?
Have you ever wondered if now is the “right time” to make a move and buy or sell your home? It’s important to take into ...
Posted by Megan Garrell on March 19, 2021
Should I Haggle on a House Price? The Do's and Don'ts of Negotiating
When you are a first-time homebuyer, the process of home buying, understanding home value and applying to get a mortgage can seem both exciting and ...
Posted by Hunter Cook on March 15, 2021
Should I Use a Realtor When Buying New Construction?
Buying new construction can sometimes be a daunting task. If you're new in the real estate market, you might not get it right due to the many ...
Posted by Megan Garrell on February 15, 2021