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The rental market in Sumter is HOT right now. Many service members who are being stationed at Shaw are choosing to rent due to their short stay at Shaw. There are many options available for rentals in the Sumter area. Rentals include single family homes, duplexes and apartment complexes. I have been asked many times by renters the procedure and what is required to rent a property. Through many of the Real Estate Brokerages, a renter must complete a rental application and have a credit report pulled for review. This normally does include in $35 fee for the credit (0 comments)
sumter real estate: Pre-Listing Consultation, Free for the Asking! - 09/01/10 10:28 AM
Fall also gives you the time to take on some of those projects you might have been putting off. It also means that if you are considering selling your house on the next year, now is the time to consult a Realtor(R). This consultation will be a great time to interview several agents and get some great advice on how to prepare your home for sale. Be honest with the agents and tell them when you are looking at putting your home on the market and what your plans on. A good agent will be glad to visit with you (1 comments)
April brought a flurry of buyer activity into the Sumter Market. The good news is for many potential home buyers the tax credit may not have ended on April 30th! If a buyer is military or a Federal Government employee who was out of the country for part of 2008 or 2009, they have up to April 2011 to use the tax credit!!!! Since many Air Force and Army personnel fit this category, they may still be able to use the tax credit to purchase a home! In April Sumter county had (1 comments)
sumter real estate: Sumter Market Report February 2010 - 03/05/10 10:41 AM
February 2010 Sumter, SC Market Report Market Summary Thru February 28, 2010 February 2010 in Sumter county had 54 units closed. This is up from January. Looking are prior years it is normal to see an increase in units sold between January and February. Buyers are still very active in Sumter County. Many agents are experiencing more and more business. The number of units pending increased from 127 in January to 167 at the end of February. This is a good indication we will see more closings March and April. Sumter County normally (0 comments)
Sumter county in December 2009 had 45 units closed. This is down from November and December, but considering the time of year and holidays, this is not unusual. Buyers continue to be active in Sumter County. The number of units pending increased from 98 in December to 127 at the end of January. With this number we should see more closings in the coming months. While Sumter is getting off to a slow start in 2010, if you look at the Monthly Units Sold January is normally a slower month (1 comments)
Many changes are happening at AgentOwned Realty in Sumter. First, all the Agent-Owners at AgentOwned Realty Heritage Group in Sumter would like to extend a warm welcome to the agents, staff and builders from the former Associates Realty. You will love AgentOwned and what it offers. I can say this with all confidence because I transfered my license from Associates to AgentOwned a little over 2 year ago. Second, we are on the move again! Yes, I said again. We were at our present location at Miller Road and Guignard for a little over a year. All the agents (1 comments)
sumter real estate: Support the Troops Friday - 10/16/09 01:56 PM
Another Friday and a day to show our appeciation and support for our members of the armed services. Living next to an Air Force Base, we are reminded daily of their service. Today, October 16th is a day for our entire community to be on edge. Two of our F-16 pilots from the 20th Fighter Wing were involved in a collision last night over the Atlantic. One fighter was able to land safely at Charleston Air Force Base. A search is going on for the second pilot and his plane. Please take a moment to keep this family in your prayers. (6 comments)
sumter real estate: September 2009 Sumter, SC Market Report - 10/13/09 10:39 AM
Market Summary Thru September 30, 2009 In September we saw the number of units close decrease from 83 in August 2009 t0 68 in September 2009. This was a decrease from September 2008. Though we are seeing some first time home buyers taking advantage of the $8000 Tax Credit, we are not seeing as many as was expected. The tax credit does require the buyers to stay in the home for three years or repay the entire amount. This is definately a consideration if you are in the military and might have to sell the home before (1 comments)
sumter real estate: Friday's Anthem Performed by the Academy Choirs - 10/02/09 02:45 PM
Friday is Red, White and Blue day at AgentOwned Realty. The agent owners and mangement do this to support our troops and to show our appreciation. Mama Liz started a group on AciveRain called "Support our Troops Friday" and I like to post the National Anthem. I am fortunate and get to hear the National Anthem daily from the loud speakers at Shaw Air Force Base. I like to post the Anthem every week to remind everyone how fortunate we are to live in the United States, I also realize most Americans do not hear the National Anthem weekly unless they (4 comments)
sumter real estate: August 2009 Sumter, SC Market Report - 09/22/09 02:53 PM
August 2009 Sumter, SC Market Report Hope everyone had a good August and part of September. From my talks with many Realtors®, we are seeing a very different market than what we have experienced in the past. Yes, you can say "Duh, Kim, we all know that." But I am not talking solely about the level of sales. I am talking about what is getting buyers' attention in properties. All the Realtors® I have spoken with have found that homes they think will sell quickly do not. Homes they think might linger on the market go under contract. Buyers are (1 comments)
sumter real estate: July 2009 Sumter, SC Market Report - 08/30/09 10:36 AM
As I stated back in June, my report is under transition. I have been working on it over the summer and what a summer this has proven to be. The number of units sold in Sumter County has increased and many Realtors®, including myself, have been very busy. My report is still in transition and I am open to any suggestions you might have. You can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. I am trying to provide you the consumer with information to make an informed decision about the real estate market in the Sumter, SC area. Summary of the Market (2 comments)
sumter real estate: Sumter, South Carolina Real Estate Market Update May 2009 - 06/12/09 12:00 PM
Wow, another month has gone by in the real estate market. Overall, we hear news that the markets are improving throughout many parts of the county and that is great news for many people especially sellers. And yes, I do mean real estate markets. Every state, county, town and subdivision is different so each is a market! Buyers, now is the time to make the commitment and get off the fence. Uhm, aren't you getting sore from sitting on it for so long anyway? There is only 5 1/2 months left in the $8000 first time home buyers tax credit (2 comments)
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