Buyers

June 12, 2019

The Feeling You Get from Owning Your Own Home

What Does Owning Your Own Home Mean to You? We often talk about the financial reasons why buying a home makes sense. But, more often than not, the emotional reasons are the more powerful and compelling ones. The concept and feeling of home can mean different things to different people. […]
May 22, 2019

Nexton Update

Brent Gibadlo of Newland Communities, and the VP/General Manager of Nexton, presented a Nexton Area Update this morning at the Chamber’s Monthly Morning Power Hour. The Vision Nexton is a 1500 acre mixed-use development project in Summerville with easy access to I-26. They just celebrated the 10 year anniversary of […]
April 17, 2019

Home Buying Myths – Debunked

Do you believe home purchase is out of your reach?  Do you feel overwhelmed just thinking about it?  Don’t let these home buying myths overwhelm you.  They’re not even true! Let’s demystify some of the most common myths about purchasing. Myth #1:  My Credit Score Isn’t Perfect Fact:  As of […]
March 1, 2019

Do I REALLY need to worry about termites in Summerville?

The quick answer is yes.  Let’s dig into why. Termites are attracted to warm climates and moisture, two things that are common in South Carolina.  There are actually Termite Infestation Probability Zones (TIP Zones) and South Carolina is located in TIP Zone #1 indicating a very high potential for termites […]
January 21, 2019

An Overview of the Home Buying Process

Buying a home is an adventure!  If you’re a new home buyer the adventure can be exciting but also a little scary.  You may even be wondering what you don’t know that you should.  Many buyers start out on the internet looking at homes for sale and dreaming.  I recommend […]
January 6, 2019

Cheat Sheet of Real Estate Terms

Whether you are an aspiring realtor or someone about to do a real estate transaction, understanding real estate lingo can make it a lot easier. Here are some important real estate terms with their meanings for an easy cheat sheet.  Mortgage – The most popular term in real estate industry, it refers to the […]
November 9, 2018

Resale vs. New Construction: Which is better for you?

Congratulations to you if you have decided to buy a home for your family. Are you going to buy an older, existing home or you feel tempted by new construction? Resale vs new construction. This is a dilemma faced by many home buyers and they find themselves torn apart as […]
February 15, 2018

Majority of First Time Homebuyers put down less than 6%

Many first time homebuyers wait to enter the market because they think they need a 20% down payment, or don’t realize the benefits of buying sooner than later. If that’s you, please keep reading! According to the Confidence Index Survey by the National Association of Realtors, 61% of first time […]
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 […]