Monthly Archives: March 2019
10 Tips To Improve Your Homes Curb Appeal
When listing your house for sale, your goal will be to get the house sold for the best price possible! There are many small projects you can do to ensure this happens. Here are 10 tips to improve your homes curb appeal. Making sure the outside looks as great as the inside makes buyers want... Read More
Patio Planning 101
It’s finally spring! Time to break out the grill and the patio set and spend your evenings cooking out under the stars. Except, you don’t have a patio, you have a backyard that’s currently a soppy, muddy mess from spring rainstorms. You’d love to get outside, but it’s just so mucky and sticky out there.... Read More
Do 46 Million Millennials Know They Are Mortgage Ready?
Many have written about the millennial generation and whether or not they, as a whole, believe in homeownership as part of attaining the American Dream. Question is Do 46 Million Millennials Know They Are Mortgage Ready? Millennials have taken longer to obtain traditional milestones than the generations before them, such as getting married, having kids,... Read More
7 Things To Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage!
Below is a list of 7 Things You Shouldn’t Do After Applying for a Mortgage! Some may seem obvious, but some may not! 1. Don’t change jobs or the way you are paid at your job! Your loan officer must be able to track the source and amount of your annual income. If possible,... Read More
Homeownership is still the Cornerstone of the American Dream
Homeownership is still the Cornerstone of the American Dream “The rumors of my death are greatly exaggerated.” The famous quote attributed to Mark Twain can apply to homeownership in the United States today. During the housing bubble of the last decade, the homeownership rate soared to over sixty-nine percent. After the crash, that percentage continued... Read More
Just a friendly reminder to set your clocks ahead one hour this Sunday. Did you know: Benjamin Franklin is credited with the idea for Daylight Saving Time back in 1784, but the idea was not implemented until 1895. It did not become law until 1966. Read More
Understanding How Your Property Taxes Are Calculated
Understanding how your property taxes are calculated can often feel like unraveling one of the deepest mysteries of the universe. However, it’s vitally important that you get your arms around this tax, if you are subject to it, as it’s often a large expense that you may be saddled with for a lifetime. Property taxes... Read More
Top 10 Reasons People Move
Top 10 Reasons People Move 1- To Get a Better House 2- To Establish a Family 3-To Get a New Job 4- To Find a Cheaper Home 5- To Own a Home, Not Rent a Home 6- For an Easier Commute 7- A Change in Marital Status 8-To Get a Better Neighborhood 9- Looking for... Read More
The South Carolina Housing Market Will “Spring Forward” This Year!
The South Carolina Housing Market Will “Spring Forward” This Year! Just like our clocks this weekend, in the majority of the country, the housing market will soon “spring forward!” Similar to tension in a spring, the lack of inventory available for sale has been holding back the market. Many potential sellers believe that waiting until Spring is in their... Read More