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2013 

I have had many calls from new home owners’ who received their tax bills or a letter from their lender saying their property taxes were higher than expected.  And if you are escrowing your property taxes, the lender may be asking for an increase in your monthly escrow payments by 2 ½ times your ...
09/26/2013
  This was a headline in The Item, on September 17, 2013.  The article went on to state that the average home price in August 2013 was 13% higher than the in August 2012 and that median home price in Sumter County was up to $145,000 over $129,000 a year ago.   Great news right?  Maybe not so muc...
09/25/2013
September continues to be a good month for closing real estate transaction in Sumter, SC.  Sumter, SC home sales are still better than in prior years, but indicators are showing the Sumter, SC home sales are slowing.  The week ending September 20 in the Sumter, SC market shows fewer homes put un...
09/24/2013
Tuesday morning and early afternoons in Sumter means sales meetings for many office and Sumter Board of Realtors Agent Open Houses.  Monday had a large Open House event of the Historical area in downtown Sumter.  Many agents were able to attend and visit the 24 homes in the Historical Area.  Tues...
09/24/2013
$197,500 , 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths, 1 half baths, 2,434 square feet     Kim Peasley-Parker | AgentOwned Realty Co. | (803) 840-7519 2273 Rolling Hill Ln, Sumter, SC Great Home with Alice Drive Schools with Inground Pool 4BR/2+1BA Single Family House   offered at $197,500 Year Built 1980 Sq Foot...
09/20/2013
$1,250 per month, 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, 0 half baths, 1,597 square feet     Kim Peasley-Parker | AgentOwned Realty Co. | (803) 840-7519 60 Vinca Ct, Sumter, SC Beautiful home on Corner Lot close to Shaw and Sumter 3BR/2BA Single Family House   $1,250/month Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2 full, 0 part...
09/20/2013
With the change in the weather to cooler temps the Sumter, SC real estate market also sees a cool down in sales, but the good news is we are still far ahead of sales for the past four years.  We expect to see another increase in the sales in our market around the holidays as another PCS season st...
09/19/2013
  Market Summary Thru August 31, 2013   Market Statistic July 2013 August 2013 Trend Median Price of Homes Sold $155,800 $145,200 - Average Price of Home Sold  $152,679  $134,474 - Least Expensive Home Sold $8,000 $1,200 - Most Expensive Home Sold $351,000 $320,000 - Price/ Sq. Ft.  $72.79  $66....
09/12/2013
September 2013 has started out a little slower than August 2013 in Sumter, SC real estate sales.  The August Monthly report will be available soon.  The number of homes pending for sales in Sumter, SC is still strong at the end of August 2013.  As the PCS season slows in September, we shall see ...
09/09/2013
Located at Theatre Drive and Wise Drive in Sumter, SC, Palmetto Park is popular among baseball enthusiasts, play groups and tennis players from around the state and walkers.  The park also has a playground that is sure to please the kids.  There are varied activities throughout the play ground a...
09/06/2013
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