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Life on the Waterway... - 11/30/07 11:26 PM
Sure there are homes on the Intracoastal Waterway... but none are like this one! In addition to the typical attributes you would expect from a custom home, this three level, 5BR/4.5BA home offers a view of the Intracoastal Waterway from nearly every room or window! Other features include: Discretely located wood-paneled Elevator accessing all three levelsGranite Wet Bar with built-in wine fridge, icemaker, and storage spaceGourmet Kitchen with prep station, walk-in pantry and stainless appliancesTwo Master Suites on the main- and upper-floorTwo separate Laundry facilities - Full size laundry/utility room on main-floor; laundry closet on upper-floorGlass enclosed Carolina roomTwo FireplacesFamily Room, Game Room and full bath on lower levelExtra-large (0 comments)
They're called "half-backs" for a reason... - 11/30/07 10:25 PM
"Half-Backs"... You may have heard this phrase in the sporting world, but here in the Carolinas, it's got a WHOLE different meaning. I'm sure everyone has heard of, or personally experienced, the great migration of those folks who are tired of the cold and snowy winters in the North. They pack up and move as far South as possible with dreams of palm trees, sunny days and a laid-back lifestyle. A few years (or even months) go by and the realization hits... it's REALLY HOT down here! Maybe they still have family up North and resent the fact that it takes two days to get there (1 comments)
Media Fabrications - 11/07/07 04:29 PM
On October 27, the South Carolina Association of REALTORS forwarded the following article to all members of the Association: In an attempt to shock its readers into buying newspapers, editors at The State Newspaper (Columbia, SC) fabricated a sensational headline. Wednesday's readers saw "Home sales plunge" stretched across the front page above the fold. (If you'd like to read the article, click here. However, immediately below the banner, the article explains, "sellers appear to be holding out for the asking price they want . . . prices rose close to 6 percent . . . for the year, however, the slide pushed Columbia's (0 comments)
The Truth about Foreclosures - 11/07/07 03:52 PM
With all the negative media coverage of the real estate market recently, I took an unscientific poll today and asked some smart folks their thoughts about real estate foreclosures. Specifically, I wanted to see how well the media's bashing of real estate has convinced folks that the sky is falling. I asked, "Based on the number of South Carolina real estate foreclosures and North Carolina real estate foreclosures that took place during the second quarter of 2006, what do you think happened during the same period in 2007?" Every person I asked thought that the number of foreclosures was up - (2 comments)
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