Susan Gardner

January 19, 2021
Forbearance to foreclosure

When Forbearance Plans end, will Foreclosures increase?

When Covid caused hardships for homeowners, the government put into place forbearance plans to avoid a surge in foreclosures.  Homeowners were able to stay in their homes without making their monthly mortgage payments.  Today, almost three million households are actively in a forbearance plan.  If these homeowners are not able […]
January 14, 2021

Events in 2021 to Look Forward To

The New Year has arrived and with it, hopefully soon, the END of Covid19.  Vaccines will be available and 2021 will return to normal activities.  We will see smiling faces, give hugs, and attend the activities that were canceled in 2020. Events in 2021 Some activities we can hopefully look […]
January 8, 2021
Gyspy Parlor

Gypsy Parlor – a Cuban Delight

Gypsy Parlor Beginnings Stopped in at one of our newest restaurants, The Gypsy Parlor.  Magdalen Arango is the Executive Liaison.  She shared with me their history and how they started.  Originally it was a Food Truck.  After several permanent locations opened, they retired the food truck.  Now, the Gypsy Parlor […]
January 5, 2021
2020 Review

2020 Real Estate Market Review for Summerville

Summerville 2020 Real Estate Market Review Watch my 2020 review of the Summerville market and predictions for 2021. Summerville 2020 Stats for Single Family Homes Median Sales Price = $297,000 (8.3% increase from 2019) Percentage List Price to Sales Price = 98.9% Median Days on Market = 5 Months Supply […]
December 31, 2020
Summerville Events

January 2021 – Summerville Events Around Town

It’s January, a brand new year, thankfully and it’s time to get out and do some things around town.  I’ve compiled a shortlist of some of the things going on in Summerville that can be Covid safe.  Let me know if you go and how you enjoyed the event!! Summerville […]
December 17, 2020
Christmas Star

The First “Christmas Star” in nearly 800 years

What is a Christmas Star? Jupiter and Saturn Will Align to Create the First “Christmas Star” in Nearly 800 Years. As crazy as this year has been, we are going to witness a Christmas miracle. Jupiter and Saturn, the two largest planets in our solar system, will be so close […]
December 15, 2020
Housing Bubble

Are Home Prices Headed Toward Bubble Territory?

Talk of a housing bubble is beginning to crop up as home prices have appreciated at a rapid pace this year. This is understandable since the appreciation of residential real estate is well above historic annual averages. According to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), annual appreciation since 1991 has averaged 3.8%. Here are […]
December 4, 2020
Summerville shops

Shop Local and Show Summerville Some Love

Shop Local and Show Summerville Some Love It’s here! It’s here! It’s finally here! Christmas is one of my favorite times of the year. Christmas carols playing in the square, storefronts donning Christmas decor, twinkling Christmas lights, and a merry season of giving all make my spirit bright. Our locally […]
December 1, 2020
December Events

Summerville Events in December

Check out some of the fun Summerville events in December. Crystal & Gem Show – December 5th, 9am Come find a wide variety of Crystals, find Reiki charged candles, crystal stone jewelry, sage, incense, wooden boxes, and Bohemian style clothing. And we heard there will be lots of specials. Stop […]