Buyers

Four Key Steps to a Smart Home Offer

Four Key Steps to a Smart Home Offer

  You’ve finally found the one. This home checks off your boxes and it’s time to lock it down. Hopefully, you’ve been pre-approved and can act quickly. Most sellers… Read more ⇢
Six Easy Steps To Beat Home-Buying Anxiety

Six Easy Steps To Beat Home-Buying Anxiety

  Buying a home can be stressful. But it can be even more stressful if you’re a first-time homebuyer who is unfamiliar with the process. It’s one of the… Read more ⇢
Now’s the Time to Upgrade To A Luxury Home

Now’s the Time to Upgrade To A Luxury Home

In every area of the country, homes that are priced at the top 25% of the price range for that area are considered to be Premium Homes. In today’s… Read more ⇢
Compete Against An All-Cash Offer

Compete Against An All-Cash Offer

You found a home you love. You made an offer that you thought couldn’t be beat. But it was – by an all-cash offer from another buyer. Although buyers… Read more ⇢
Is Winter a Good Time to Buy?

Is Winter a Good Time to Buy?

You’ve probably heard the real estate market hits it peak in spring and summer. But that doesn’t mean that you can’t be in the market and score a great… Read more ⇢
9 Scariest Things Realtors Hear

9 Scariest Things Realtors Hear

There’s a lot at stake when you’re in the business of helping people buy and sell homes — arguably the largest investment of their lives. Realtors are typically unflappable pros who… Read more ⇢
Schools Rule In Home Buyer’s Decision

Schools Rule In Home Buyer’s Decision

Location, location, location. It seems the old home-ownership saying especially applies to school districts. According to a recent report from Realtor.com, getting their kids into the right school was the… Read more ⇢
How to Choose the Right Neighborhood

How to Choose the Right Neighborhood

by Susan Matthews Why was a couple, who had just moved into their nearby dream home a year ago, attending my open house? Their new neighborhood was making… Read more ⇢
Relocation: Top 10 To Dos While House Hunting In Charleston

Relocation: Top 10 To Dos While House Hunting In Charleston

When my relocation clients visit Charleston for the first time, they want to experience the area as well as see homes. Here’s my list of things to do. There’s something… Read more ⇢
9 Key Steps For Buying In Gated Communities

9 Key Steps For Buying In Gated Communities

Data shows homes in gated communities can earn an average of $30,000 more than comparable homes in non-gated subdivisions. But all real estate is local. Buyers should review market stats that… Read more ⇢
3 Solutions to Down Payment Dilemma

3 Solutions to Down Payment Dilemma

  Don’t let the down payment keep you down and out of a home. Speak with more than one lender about the options that may apply to your needs. There are… Read more ⇢
7 Ways to Win a Bidding War

7 Ways to Win a Bidding War

Housing inventory is at record lows across the US and here in the Charleston, SC area. When there are more buyers than homes available, it’s likely you’ll end up… Read more ⇢
How to Save on Closing Costs

How to Save on Closing Costs

You’ve saved up the money for a down payment. It’s finally time to make your dream of owning a home a reality. Congratulations! Buying a house is one of… Read more ⇢
Pros and Cons of Buying a Foreclosed Home

Pros and Cons of Buying a Foreclosed Home

Buying a foreclosed home can be a great investment – but it also comes with its own set of risks and challenges. Here’s what you need to know. What… Read more ⇢

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