clover: Millwood Plantation in Rock Hill ,SC - 04/22/09 03:17 PM
One of the hottest areas around Rock Hill is Millwood Plantation.  Millwood is comprised of a wonderful neighborhood with town-homes and single family homes that have unbelievable prices starting in the $180s.  Millwood Plantation also boasts a great recreational area with swings, neighborhood pool, kid's splash pool and great areas for walking, biking and just enjoying the great outdoors.  What makes Millwood Plantation especially attractive is the close proximity to shopping and restaurants and I am talking so close it is an easy walk.  Millwood Plantation is also conveniently located near the hospital, the interstate, schools and so forth.  The location is truly … (0 comments)

clover: Buying a Short Sale or Foreclosure ...........what avenue is best for you - 04/22/09 07:06 AM
There seems to be a lot of confusion among consumers these days when they are trying to understand short sales and foreclosures. Many consumers think these are the same things with the same results.  This is not true.  A sale of a house in which the proceeds fall short of what the owner still owe on the mortgage is a short sale.   Many lenders will agree to accept the proceeds of a short sale and forgive the rest of what is owed on the mortgage when the owner cannot make the mortgage payments. By accepting a short sale, the lender can avoid … (0 comments)

clover: Why We Call Rock Hill Home - 04/21/09 02:48 PM
Rock Hill is still a city that comes as a huge surprise to the many visitors that continue to find this gem of a city.  With both of us transfers into Rock Hill (Tim is from Martinsville, VA and Gina is from Fayetteville, NC) we feel we can speak first hand about all the great things this city has to offer that many people don't know about.  We are starting a new segment where we share some of our favorite Rock Hill finds.  Of course let's start with food.
Sonny's Dutch Mill has been a Rock Hill institution for decades.  If … (0 comments)

clover: The weather is warming and so is the housing market - 04/21/09 10:53 AM
Just wanted to say that while it's always difficult to forecast the housing market, with the rates so low the market is starting to pick up again. So if you are thinking of selling or buying a home, now would be a good time to take action. In addition, you might want to take advantage of the traditionally more active seasonal market with warm weather upon us.
If you'd like to get together to talk about it, please call or email our team. Or if you hear of any family, friends or work colleagues who are considering a move and would … (0 comments)

clover: Shiland Hills in Rock Hill ,SC - 04/20/09 03:22 PM
If you are looking for a home in one of Rock Hill's premier neighborhoods then Shiland Hills may be just the place for you.  Shiland Hills is well established and mature and after many years remains one of Rock Hill's most desirable places to live.  Homes in Shiland Hills start in the low $200s and go up to close to $1 million.  Many of the homes were built by one of the most well respected builders in town and today you do not get the quality in construction that you find in many of these homes.  The homes range in size … (0 comments)

clover: Are you ready to get started on the rest of your life?............you must take action - 04/20/09 03:38 AM
 Are you looking for a solid investment due to the stock markets wild ride or are you just getting out of college and renting ? If so,  you should be considering real estate to build your future. With interest rates at such a low rate and great values on the market , today is the perfect time to get started on the new home you have been dreaming of. In addition , why pay rent when there are so many first time home buyer programs out there to get you in your dream home. Contact us at Rock Hill Homes to get started .
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clover: Have you been to Swan Meadows II .......all brick homes in Rock Hill ,SC - 04/19/09 11:40 AM
Let us tell you about a rare find in Rock Hill.  Swan Meadows II is an unbelieveable neighborhood located in the heart of Rock Hill.  Located near the hospital, restaurants, great shopping and several grocery stores this place can't be beat for location.  Swan Meadows II consists of 4 cul-de-sacs and about 25 all brick homes ranging in size from 1900 square feet to 2700 sq feet.  Swan Meadows II is actually nestled in the Swan Meadows neighborhood, but offers a smaller and more quaint community.  This truly is a neighborhood like no other and one you need to check out … (1 comments)

clover: Sellers Be Ready - 04/18/09 03:17 PM
Getting your house ready to list on the market can be a stressful time, but the really stressful time occurs when they house is actually on the market.  Sellers need to be ready at all times for a potential buyer to call wanting to set up an appointment.  This means keeping the house picked up at all times and being willing to leave on a moments notice so real estate agents can bring buyers in.  Many times appointments will be made last minute because while driving buyers may notice a house for sale that was not on their list and they … (1 comments)

clover: 213 Wrenfield Mill in Rock Hill ,SC - 04/18/09 03:49 AM
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clover: Dont be afraid to ask your realtor these questions about selling your home - 04/17/09 12:01 AM

Are you a full-time professional real estate agent? How long have you worked full time in real estate? How long have you been representing buyers? What professional designations do you have?Knowing whether or not your agent practices full time can help you determine potential scheduling conflicts and his or her commitment to your transaction. As with any profession, the number of years a person has been in the business does not necessarily reflect the level of service you can expect, but it is a good starting point for your discussion. The same issue can apply to professional designations. Do you … (0 comments)

clover: Have you visited our Househunt Website - 04/16/09 11:55 PM
Everyone is invited to preview our website for real estate in York County, South Carolina. We look forward to comments on how we can improve the site and to make it a very useful tool in your search for the perfect property. Links are below and we hope you have a great day.
 Househunt Link      http://www.york-homesforsale.com/   
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clover: Be smart on your pricing and still make a profit in todays market - 04/16/09 02:27 PM
The asking price you set for your home significantly affects whether you will profit in the sale, how much you will profit and how long your home will sit on the market. Your real estate agent's knowledge of the overall market and what's selling - or not selling - will be invaluable in helping you determine the price. The objective is to find a price that the market will bear but won't leave money on the table.
Here are some points to consider: Time. Time is not on your side when it comes to real estate. Although many factors influence the … (1 comments)

clover: New price at $253,000 and the best deal in Rock Hill, SC - 04/16/09 04:50 AM
 
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clover: Mabry Park in Rock Hill, SC - 04/15/09 02:54 PM
For those looking for wonderful neighborhood located in the ideal location in Rock Hill, SC then Mabry Park is the perfect place.  Mabry Park is a wonderful and unique neighborhood that offers an array of floor-plans ranging in size from 1000 sq feet up to 2500 sq feet.  Homes start in the low $100s and if you are looking for value for your money then Mabry Park is the perfect spot.  Mabry Park features tremendous areas to enjoy walking, biking and there is even a community swimming pool for gathering with friends and neighbors.  Mabry Park is conveniently located close to … (1 comments)

clover: Nows the time to get prequalified - 04/15/09 02:04 AM
With the current state of the economy many mortgage regulations and guidelines have changed when it comes to the purchase of a new home.  The intent is not to make the process more difficult and tedious for buyers, but to insure financial matters are properly being administered and adhered to.  Before you begin searching for that perfect home your best bet is to meet with a mortgage lender and get pre-qualified.  This will eliminate the guesswork out of the equation as buyers try to figure out just how much house they can afford.  Your mortgage lender can help answer any questions on the front … (0 comments)

clover: Go Green - 04/14/09 02:59 PM
Today it seems everyone is trying to find ways to go green whether at work or home.  One easy way that can save lots of money is to use the new energy efficient light bulbs throughout your home.  On average 25% of your electricity bill comes from lights.  We all have heard to turn lights off when leaving a room, but if you really want to add some money to your wallet begin replacing burned out light bulbs with new energy efficient bulbs.  These new energy efficient bulbs cost more than traditional bulbs, but they drastically reduce your electricity bills and … (1 comments)

clover: Marketing Your Home - 04/13/09 03:41 PM
When putting your home on the market for sale make sure you are working with a real estate professional who will do more than just put a sign in the front yard.  Today's buyers don't spend time driving all over town into various neighborhoods to see what homes are on the market.  In the age of technology potential buyers are shopping from home to research what homes are on the market and find the best match for their needs.  Make sure your real estate professional takes advantage of all the power of the internet with visual tours, various websites to advertise, … (0 comments)

clover: Links to points of interest in the Rock Hill , SC area - 04/13/09 01:14 AM


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clover: Curb Appeal Sells - 04/12/09 12:22 PM
Sellers need to pay particular attention this time of year when it comes to the outside appearance of their home if trying to sell.  Many prospective buyers will drive by and if there is no curb appeal these potential buyers will be less likely to make an appointment to come in and look at the rest of the home.  There are some simple tips that will add great value and bring potential buyers inside.
*  Keep the lawn mowed.  Check the local forecast and don't let your grass appear overgrown due to days with rain.  Be aware of the forecast and … (2 comments)

clover: For Sale By Owners - 04/10/09 11:46 PM
We respect your desire to sell your home alone. We also know it can be stressful to manage the process without professional help. If you have questions, we would be happy to help.
 And if you are thinking of an alternative plan, consider this:
We meet to discuss a future date for us to put your home on the market. You continue marketing on your own, and if you sell it yourself, you owe us nothing. If your home doesn't sell, we will be ready with a customized plan to sell your home quickly, for top price. That's it. No hidden … (0 comments)

 
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