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    Things to Consider When Buying a home in Columbia SC

    By Desmond Meade | November 29, 2020

    Things to Consider When Buying a Home in Columbia SC The process of buying a home can be overwhelming at times, but you don’t need to go through it alone.You may be wondering if now is a good time to buy a home … or if interest rates are projected to rise or fall. I... Read More

    2 Things You Need to Know to Properly Price Your Home

    By Rozalyn Franklin | May 28, 2019

    2 Things You Need to Know to Properly Price Your Home In today’s housing market, home prices are increasing at a slower pace (3.7%) than they have over the last eight years (6-7%). However, they are still are above historical norms. Low supply of listed homes and high demand from buyers has pushed prices to... Read More

    The Impact Staging Your Home Has On Your Sale Price

    By Rozalyn Franklin | May 24, 2019

    The Impact Staging Your Home Has On Your Sale Price Some Highlights: The National Association of Realtors surveyed their members & released the findings of their Profile of Home Staging. 62% of seller’s agents say that staging a home decreases the amount of time a home spends on the market. 50% of staged homes saw... Read More

    Starting the Search for Your Dream Home? Here Are 5 Tips!

    By Rozalyn Franklin | May 20, 2019

    In today’s real estate market, low inventory dominates the conversation in many areas of the country. It can often be frustrating to be a first-time homebuyer if you aren’t prepared. In a article entitled, “How to Find Your Dream Home—Without Losing Your Mind,” the author highlights some steps that first-time homebuyers can take to help carry their excitement... Read More

    The Benefits of a 20% Down Payment

    By Rozalyn Franklin | May 14, 2019

    If you are in the market to buy a home this year, you may be confused about how much money you need to come up with for your down payment. Many people you talk to will tell you that you need to save 20% or you won’t be able to secure a mortgage. But there... Read More

    Your Fabulous New Dream Home is Now Available

    By Rozalyn Franklin | May 2, 2019

    Over the last several years, many “baby boomers” have undergone a metamorphosis. Their children have finally moved out and they can now dream about their own future. For many, a change in lifestyle might necessitate a change in the type of home they live in. That two-story, four-bedroom colonial with three bathrooms no longer fits... Read More

    New Study Reveals One Surprising Reason for the Inventory Shortage

    By Rozalyn Franklin | April 24, 2019

    There has been a great amount written on millennials and their impact on the housing market. However, the headlines often contradict each other. Some claim this generation is becoming the largest share of first-time home buyers, while others claim millennials don’t want to own a home, blaming them for the dip in homeownership rate. While... Read More

    Prepping Your Pool to Sell

    By Rozalyn Franklin | April 15, 2019

    Don’t let your pool be what’s steering buyers away from your home—make it the main attraction and a must-have home feature! Here are some easy ways to spruce up your pool before it goes on the market this spring. Rid any weathering or damage. Take into account the type of pool you have: vinyl, fiberglass,... Read More

    Home Buyer Demand Will Be Strong for Years to Come

    By Rozalyn Franklin | April 10, 2019

    Home Buyer Demand Will Be Strong for Years to Come There has been a lot written about millennials and their preference to live in city centers above their favorite pizza place. Some have even gone so far as to say that millennials are a “Renter-Generation”. And while this might be true for some millennials, more... Read More

    Why Pet-Friendly Homes Are in High Demand

    By Rozalyn Franklin | April 9, 2019

    Why Pet-Friendly Homes Are in High Demand One of the many benefits of owning your own home is the freedom to find your ‘furever’ friend. By pointing out the aspects of your home that make it ‘pet-friendly’ in your listing, you’ll attract these buyers, rather than alienating the 68% of American households that have a... Read More