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RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE SALES REACH HIGHEST LEVEL SINCE SEPTEMBER 2007Sales Up 29%, Prices Continue Pattern of Consistency CHARLESTON, SC-(June 10, 2010) Preliminary data released by the Charleston Trident Association of REALTORS® (CTAR) shows 878 closings took place last month.  This not only ma...
As you may have heard, by August 1, 2010 Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the formerly Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives Program (HAFA) exempt mortgage giants, are set to implement their own HAFA programs. For borrowers who are eligible for the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) but we...
CALLING THE BRADY BUNCH!!! This home is truly a rare gem. It boasts 5 large bedrooms and 3-1/2 bathrooms and 3400sf of living space, there's room for everyone in a large family. It even has an office area with built-ins and a closet and another downstairs room being used as a work out room that h...
2009 Market recap During the first quarter of 2009, the Charleston market struggled to regain its footing after the tumultuous end of 2008. January started the year with the lowest sales the area has seen in more than eight years, and a median sale price of $176,750, comparable to end-year number...
I've mentioned the extended and expanded tax credit to no less than 20 people in the past week.  They didn't even know about it!  We've got to get the word out to Everyone. The Basics: Extended Home Buyer Tax Credit 2009/2010 Bringing the Dream of Homeownership Within Reach As part of its plan to...
I was browsing my Facebook, account today and got some good information from my friend, Lyn Scalzitti.  She pointed me to a web page entitled "How To Set Your Facebook News Feed And Wall Settings."  Needless to say, the page is a 101 on getting beyond the basics of Facebook.  Check out: www.thefa...
If you're thinking of taking advantage of the First Time Homebuyers Tax Credit $8,000 you better move quickly, especially if you're considering new construction.  This tax credit ends November 30,2009.  You must close on your home on or before that date.  Go to a...
That rental in Wescott Plantation I posted about last week sat on the market with another company for over 3 months and barely had any showings at all.  The owner was so frustrated.  Through a recommendation he contacted me and I looked into what the problem might have been.  There it was - NO PI...
2 bedroom 2 bath patio home.  Fenced in yard, hardwood floors, corian countertops in kitchen, upgraded appliance package, 1 car garage, quiet neighborhood, Dorchester District II Schools.  See more at   Virtual tour of home and neighborhood: http://www.lisathomps...
  Offered for only $95,000 this beautiful ground floor, one story end unit condominium in the gated, Park at Rivers Edge. This condo has been totally renovated to include new plumbing, kitchen cabinets, countertops tile back splash and appliances, a/c unit, water heater, tile flooring in the kitc...

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