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02/13/2010
I love Greenville SC. I transplanted my entire family to Greenville 9 years ago from NY. We were looking for a place that we could enjoy the outdoors but still have 4 seasons. We still wanted to enjoy a little bit of snow without the headache. Last night we got about 5 inches of snow. It is like ...
02/13/2010
Being creative in the market place is a part of our job. As a professional real estate agent in this market we have to think outside the box to be successful. Owner financing may benefit your seller if their home is not selling. Owner financing is also known as Contract for Deed. This contract of...
02/10/2010
In this market home sales are taking longer to close. If the home is not priced right it will remain on the market longer. Sellers are also up against the many foreclosed homes that bring down the value of the properties in the neighborhood. As professional real estate agents it is our job to thi...
02/10/2010
The housing crisis. What a crisis we have! 2 things are going on here. The first thing is that the federal gov't has announced that they are leaving the program for purchased mortgage backed securities on March 31 2010. The second thing is the home buyer tax credit ends on April 30th 2010. What d...
02/09/2010
This is an interesting question. It is a buyers market and buyers aren't buying. When the table is flipped and it becomes a sellers market. Why do buyers come out of the wood work to buy. This doesn't make sense but looking back over history this is the mind set of so many people. Is it because h...
02/09/2010
I am sure many of you have tried to work a short sale transaction. Just a few years ago short sales were far and few but now they are a daily part of our industry. Today banks are making it so difficult for Realtors to do there job for there Clients. I am running up against short sales and forecl...
02/09/2010
What price point is selling in thiscrazy housing market. According to my MLS here in Greenville SC the majority of homes selling are between $120,000-160,000 then $160,000-180,000. This price point makes up the majority of the first time home buyers. 52% of the market today is first time home buy...
02/08/2010
I recently listed a passive solar home with many green features. This house is so cool. It has recycled 8x3 foot solid hard wood doors. The house has a steel frame. This is a basement home but what makes it so unusual is the second floor is concrete with recycled glass pressed into the concrete. ...
08/31/2009
Recently I volunteered at a Habitat for Humanity build. It was alot of work but very rewarding. My arm was sore the next day from all the nails I hammered. It was great working side by side with the new home owner to be. She was so proud of her new home. It made me think of why I am in this busin...
08/31/2009
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