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August 14, 2019

Home Equity Increase Projections for the Next Five Years – Don’t Miss Out

Often we look back and say, “I wish I would have …”  This is particularly true of homeownership when we hear of someone who purchased a home years ago for what now seems like a ridiculously low price.   At the time it didn’t seem like a “ridiculously low price”.   So […]
August 8, 2019

Live Music Events Coming Up in Summerville

Lately, we’ve been enjoying some of the live music around town.  Since the Hutchinson Square renovation and other venues being built around town, it seems the number of concerts and live music events are growing.  I’ve posted several Facebook live videos in the last couple of months and many of […]
August 7, 2019
Main Street Antiques

Main Street Antiques – 6000+sft of treasures

If you haven’t been to Main Street Antiques, you’ve probably driven by and not realized it.  It’s located at 200 North Main Street (no surprise there) next to the Family Dollar Store downtown.  Their entrance is deceivingly small but once you walk in, the shop keeps going and going with over […]
July 31, 2019

Condo Renovation – a Total Make Over

When John and Joyce, parents of long-time clients of mine, decided to purchase a second home here in Summerville to be near their kids and grandkids, they didn’t plan on a renovation project.  They were looking for easy living.  I hadn’t met them but talked with them several times on […]
July 30, 2019

Renovations and their Return on Investment

GET THE MOST FOR YOUR MONEY ON YOUR REMODEL OR REPLACEMENTS Making the most of your home improvement investments can be tricky, subjective, and sometimes – expensive.  I’ve often been asked by potential sellers to price homes higher than market value based on the improvements that owners have made to […]
July 24, 2019

Know What to Expect at Your Home Inspection

Know What to Expect at Your Home Inspection So you made an offer and it was accepted. Now, the next task is to have the home inspected prior to closing.  A contract should always be contingent on an acceptable home inspection. This contingency allows you to ask the sellers to […]
July 23, 2019

Virginia Creeper Trail – A Great Weekend Excursion!

Virginia Creeper Trail Several weeks ago my husband and I celebrated our 15th wedding anniversary in the mountains.  While there, we mountain biked.  OK, I like saying that because it makes me sound adventurous and athletic but here’s the real story.  We biked half of the Virginia Creeper Trail. Eighteen miles […]
July 18, 2019

Home Price Appreciation Forecast

Home Price Appreciation Forecast Questions continue to come up about where home prices will head throughout the rest of this year. Where will they go over the few years beyond? Therefore, we’ve gathered current data from the industry’s most reliable sources to help answer these questions: The Home Price Expectation […]
July 18, 2019
Cal Huge

Meet Cal Huge – the photographer

Who is Cal Huge? Cal Huge is a life long learner – with his latest passion being photography.  He’s one of those men that the more you get to know him, the more you realize how extraordinaire he is.  His occupations have included attorney, farmer, coordinator for relief and development […]