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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 […]
July 11, 2019
dream home

Starting the Search for Your Dream Home? Here Are 5 Tips!

In today’s real estate market, low inventory dominates the conversation in many areas of the country. It can often be frustrating to be a first-time homebuyer if you aren’t prepared. In a realtor.com article entitled, “How to Find Your Dream Home—Without Losing Your Mind,” the author highlights some steps that first-time homebuyers can take to […]
July 3, 2019

5 Reasons to Sell Your Home This Summer

Of course, you will only sell your home when you want to move, but if you’re thinking of selling and not sure how to time the market, here are some good reasons to sell your house this summer. 1. Demand Is Strong Buyer demand remains strong throughout the country as […]