andrews sc: So how are the Holidays affecting you? - 12/28/11 10:07 AM
Everyone has a different opinion on the effect the Holidays have on the volume of people purchasing homes. Locally I have always thought that my business suffered due to people preparing for Christmas and recovering all the way into the middle of January. Many people have said "we decided to wait until after the first of the year" regarding purchases. This year it seems that activity spiked right before Christmas which is not normal for me and caught me a little by surprise. After doing a little research I found that locally the number of closed sales actually decreased last month … (0 comments)

andrews sc: Happy Thanksgiving from Georgetown SC! - 11/23/11 06:07 AM
As we all enjoy our Thanksgiving holiday this year I think its totally important for us to realize all that we have to be thankful for. I personally am thankful for each of my blessings and hope every person who reads this has a Blessed and safe holiday. Take care and HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

andrews sc: Watching the rain fall in SC - 08/26/11 07:00 AM
As I sit here watching the wind and rain outside and listening to the thunder I find myself thanking God that this time my family and friends are for the most part out of the path of the storm. While I hope the areas still in harms way are suprised by the lack of damage, I just wanted to take a moment to try to get others to realize how fortunate we are in SC. I was here for Hugo in 89 and although I was young I remember the damage afterward. If you are out of the path of the … (0 comments)

andrews sc: Banning "Bath Salts" in SC - 08/23/11 05:10 AM
In a small town it is hard to get anything accomplished fast. That being said I would like to applaud the small town of Andrews for (in my opinion) taking a giant step towards protecting its citizens. Recently the town adopted an emergency ordinance banning the sale, possession, and use of products known as bath salts and spice. While "spice" refers to a potpourri substance being used like synthetic Marijuana the bath salts are much more dangerous. For those unfamiliar with these substances please allow me to give you a crash course. These salts are being sold at local convinced stores … (7 comments)

andrews sc: Buying a home, Price versus Cost - 06/03/11 12:29 PM
 After reading a recent article in Realtor Magazine (3 Questions you need to help Buyers Answer April/May issue 2011) I started thinking about some issues buyers should look at when considering whether to buy a home or wait on prices to fall further. The info below is just my opinion and the example is a random amount I used for the sake of ease. All calculations were done on a simple loan calculator available online and all readers are encouraged to use their own numbers and interest rates to see how the interest rate could affect them personally.
In this post … (1 comments)

andrews sc: A little laughter about REO purchases - 05/26/11 01:16 PM
After working with REO properties for a while I can now look back and laugh at a few things that I have learned over the years. While an average purchaser may not be able to relate to these,  REO professionals may get a good chuckle. Please keep in mind that these are meant as humor and make fun of a set of circumstances, not the industry as a whole. In many cases most of these are not true but all of us has had a deal that this will remind you of. Here are the top five (in no particular order) … (0 comments)

andrews sc: Crazy weather in Andrews, SC - 05/10/11 02:36 PM
I hope the rest of the area doesnt get the hail we just had! Attached is a pic to show the size but suffice it to say this is the worst hail I have ever seen in this town! I have seen pics posted by others of much larger pieces! This year is one of the worst that I can remember weather wise. I bet the local insurance companies will be busy tomorrow!

andrews sc: Small town living, Andrews SC - 02/08/11 01:51 PM

   First I guess I should give a little background to show where my perspective and opinions are coming from. I am a native of Andrews SC and graduated from Andrews High in 1995. I am currently on Andrews town council and have lived in the Andrews/Georgetown county area all my life. With that being said let me describe to the best of my ability the town I call home. Andrews is a small town on the Western side of Georgetown county, SC. Home to about 3000 people the town was started in 1909 from 2 smaller communities, Rosemary … (0 comments)

Sid Ackerman, Realtor and REO/investor specialist. (Beach and River Homes)

Sid Ackerman

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Andrews, SC

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