Susan Gardner

December 10, 2019

A Summerville Christmas

Christmas is a wonderful time, and it becomes almost Norman Rockwell-like here in Summerville.  There is plenty to do around town for date nights and family outings. Summerville Events We started the season with the Christmas Tree Lighting and Live Window Display.  Many people came out to celebrate.  The streets […]
November 20, 2019

HOA’s – the Pros and Cons

What is an HOA? Let’s begin by defining what a Home Owners Association (HOA) is.  It’s an organization founded by a real estate developer in order to manage a community of houses, townhouses or condominiums. An HOA is given the authority to enforce the covenants, conditions, and restrictions as well […]
November 19, 2019

Palmetto Gaming – The New Gaming Store in Town

Are you a local gamer?  Or maybe you’re a parent or grandparent looking for new ways to connect with your kiddos?  I stumbled upon a new place in Summerville that holds a little spark of magic, which is saying a lot for someone who has never been a gamer! Palmetto […]
November 6, 2019

The #1 Reason to Sell Your Home this Winter

Many sellers believe spring is the best time to put their homes on the market because buyer demand traditionally increases at that time of year. What they don’t realize is if every homeowner believes the same thing, then that’s when they’ll have the most competition.  Read below why you should […]
November 1, 2019

Summerville Events around town – November 2019

It’s November and with the holidays quickly approaching and fall weather finally here, it’s time to get out and do some things around town.  There is a lot to choose from and I’ve compiled a shortlist of some of the things going on in Summerville.  Let me know if you […]
October 29, 2019

What Credit Score To You Need to Qualify for a Mortgage?

Credit Score While a recent announcement from CNBC shares that the average national FICO® score has reached an all-time high of 706, the good news for potential buyers is that you don’t need a score that high to qualify for a mortgage. Let’s unpack the credit score myth so you can to […]
October 22, 2019

What Not to Do as a New Home Owner

You’ve bought the new home, congratulations!  But in all your excitement, are you missing something? Now that you’re a bonafide homeowner are there things you should know that you don’t?  Probably. Here are six mistakes new homeowners often make, and why they’re critically important to avoid. #1 Not Knowing Where […]
October 18, 2019

Scarecrows on the Square in Summerville

Scarecrows on the Square is put on by the Junior Service League of Summerville every year.  If you haven’t seen Hutchinson Square this week, the scarecrows have been up since October 13th.  Businesses, civic groups, schools and individuals all contribute.  They’ll be on display this year until Friday, October 24th […]
October 8, 2019

Summerville Events – Oct to Nov 2019

Fall weather is starting to grace our days.  It’s the perfect time to get outside and do some of the things that are going on around Summerville.  Below is a list of events, festivals, live music and feasts coming up in the next month. Edisto Blackwater Boogie October 11, 2pm […]