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January 15, 2018

Non-Financial Benefits of Homeownership

Benefits of Homeownership beyond the Financial Many people want to be homeowners for a variety of reasons. It’s always been known as “The American Dream.” While there are many financial benefits of homeownership, a study by the National Association of Realtors findings show there are other benefits as well. Here […]
January 9, 2018

How to Give Access to Buyers When Selling Your Home

You’ve just signed the listing paperwork and there’s always the question of, “How would you like to be notified for showings?”  While it’s not easy keeping your home ready to show at all times, it’s one of the best things you can do to get your home sold quickly. It […]
January 5, 2018

Being a Buyer in a Sellers Market

Buying a home in a seller’s market can be frustrating, especially if you’re not aware of the market conditions, find your dream house, and lose it because you were not prepared. Markets change constantly. They vary city to city and even neighborhood to neighborhood but one thing is consistent lately […]
January 4, 2018

2017 Summerville Year in Review

It was a strong year for Summerville real estate in 2017. The number of homes sold increased while the number of homes on the market decreased over 2016. This strengthened the “Sellers Market” (where the number of months supply is less than 6 months.) In a Sellers Market, the buyer […]
November 21, 2017

Why You Should Sell During the Holidays

Why You Should Sell During the Holidays Many people think that during the holidays is not the best time to sell your home. I disagree. Over the years I have realized a couple of things about selling during this time of year. One, showings do slow down but the buyers […]
November 20, 2017

906 South Main – the beginning

Hi! Since my husband, Steven, and I have purchased our home and started renovating, we’ve had many people tell us “Oh yeah, we know where you live! We drive by all the time and are watching your progress,” I thought I’d post some background, stories and pictures as we take […]
November 12, 2017

Should I hire an agent to sell my home?

Selling a home can be quite an adventurous journey. In the many years I’ve been helping people sell their homes, I’ve found four compelling reasons owners should invest in hiring an agent versus selling on their own. An experienced real estate agent can efficiently guide you on the path to […]
November 6, 2017

Fun fact about Summerville – Bird Sculptures!

If you live in Summerville or have ever walked around the downtown area, you may have noticed some bird sculptures perched around here and there.  Although they may look random without plaques or any indication who sculpted them or who put them there, they are not just random.  They are […]
November 5, 2017

Avoid the Top 10 Selling Mistakes

Serious about selling your home? Before you sign anything, read about these common mistakes that home sellers make: Pricing Too High: It’s no secret, price is everything. Overpricing does more to discourage buyers than any other single factor. When you overprice, you put your home in competition with homes that may […]