When I started real estate in 2005, I heard many comments about the builders being greedy and raising the prices of new construction because they could.  Builders are like any other business, they know they will increase their sales if they can keep their home prices lower and compete.  I had jus...
As we enter the holiday season, many of us are caught up in the spirit of the season.  It is time to decorate the house and yard, purchase the gifts and wrap them up and possibly put them under a tree.  Fast forward to 2007, your home is now on the market and is being shown to perspective buyers....
 So far in the Sumter, South Carolina Real Estate Market Blog Parts 1 and Part 2, we have covered that markets are local and though sales are down from 2006 levels and days on market have jumped, Sumter continues to see homes being sold.But we know that we have gone from a sellers' market to a bu...
So what is happening in Sumter Real Estate?  First if you look at a summary of the units sold in Sumter County, the numbers are not all that bad for 2007. Units sold Year to Date 2004200520062007Through Oct.1080133214221312Dec127415661664 Through October 2007, 1312 units have sold through the MLS...
With all the news and doom and gloom, everyone wants to ask me what the market is really like.  First, remember all markets are local.  Statistics are used to describe the market and to make generalizations.  The problem with this is that one area can influence the market.  When the news speaks i...
I received an email today from a fellow agent.  The email was about a website being offered by Xerox.  Xerox is offering a free service to anyone who goes to the site to send a message to one of our troops serving overseas.  All the designs available are drawn by children.  All you have to do is ...

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