rock hill: It Time To Set Your Clocks Ahead An Hour - 03/12/10 01:15 AM
It's that time of the year again: Daylight Saving Time (DST). Time to set your clocks ahead and spring forward one hour. DST officially begins this Sunday, March 14, at 2 a.m. and will last until the first Sunday in November.
Its also a great time to:
Replace your furnace filter Clean the kitchen exhaust hood and air filter Check your electrical system Check or replace your multi-purpose fire extinguishers Check the light bulbs in all your fixtures Review your emergency escape plan with your family Have a professional air conditioning contractor inspect and maintain your system Check for roof … (0 comments)

rock hill: Price It Smart - 03/10/10 01:47 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 … (3 comments)

rock hill: Increasing your home's appeal - 03/08/10 02:35 AM
Remember the 60-second rule: That's all the time you have to create a winning first impression. Here are some simple to significant ways to maximize your home's appeal. Exterior* Keep the grass cut and remove all yard clutter.* Weed and apply fresh mulch to flower beds.* Apply fresh paint to wooden fences.* Tighten and clean all door handles.* Clean windows inside and out.* Powerwash home's exterior.* Ensure all gutters and downspouts are firmly attached and functioning.* Paint the front door.* Buy a new welcome mat.* Place potted flowers near the front door.Interior* Evaluate the furniture in each room and remove anything … (0 comments)

rock hill: The weather is warming and so is the housing market - 03/03/10 12:19 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 The Guilliams Team. Or if you hear of any family, friends or work colleagues who are considering a move and … (1 comments)

rock hill: The Power in The Latest Technolgies - 02/28/10 12:24 PM

I continue to be amazed at the power of the internet and so much of our business is generated by our use of the latest technologies. February ended up being a record month for The Guilliams Team for the number of searches done on our website for potential buyers.  The internet is a strong tool and we strongly recommend that if folks are not comfortable or familiar with it you need to get that way because it is the future and the future is here. Not too long ago if folks were looking for a home they would contact a realtor and spend hours … (0 comments)

rock hill: Tips to improve your credit - 02/24/10 07:38 AM
1. Review your current credit report for accuracy. Everyone is entitled to one free credit report per year from each of the three credit bureaus-Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion. Get a copy of your credit report and look at it for accuracy. First, make sure that the information in your file is about you and only you, not someone who has a similar name or a similar Social Security number. It is very common for your credit reports to have mistakes or incorrect information. At a minimum, make sure that the information you are being evaluated on is current and correct.
2. … (0 comments)

rock hill: Fort Mill , South Carolina .........What a Change - 02/22/10 01:43 AM
Since 1986 Gina has  called York County home and if there is one area that has made a complete transformation, but retained the hometown feel it is Fort Mill, South Carolina .  In the beginning Fort Mill was well known as the home of a textile empire, Springs Industries.  One of the original manufacturing plants burned in the early 1980s and that space, which is near downtown, has been converted into a wonderful community park known as the Walter Elisha Park.  The park is located near the quaint downtown area that still boasts many unique shops great for spending a leisurely … (0 comments)

rock hill: Change The Look For Cheap - 02/21/10 11:40 AM

One of the easiest and least expensive ways to change the look of a room in your home is simple.......paint.  Paint can drastically change the look of a room and enhance the appearance that you are going for.  Don't be afraid to experiment with bold and dramatic colors if that is your preference.  There are many renovations that are costly, but if you experiment with paint only to find out you don't like the color or the effect.  All you have to do is paint again.  May take a little bit of time to have to do over, but in … (4 comments)

rock hill: We are "The Team" - 02/18/10 01:37 PM
We work hard to make our clients feel at ease and treat each as partners through personalized service. "The Guilliams Team" has over 45 years of business experience in marketing, human resources and customer service, giving us the ability to work through issues to lessen the stressful process of buying and selling a home. This extensive business experience gives us a strong competitive edge in negotiations and logistical situations. We strive for win/win situations in every step of the real estate process, and we pride ourselves on honesty and integrity.
During our free time, we enjoy watching sports as Gina is … (1 comments)

rock hill: Call Us For Your Relocation - 02/12/10 01:31 AM
It is amazing the number of people that continue to relocate to our area with their jobs and to get closer to their family.  Many folks relocating to the area are trying to figure out where to live which is typical of anyone moving to a new area.  When looking to purchase a home folks should consider distance to work, schools, convenience to many amenities such as shopping, restaurants, hospitals and proximity to interstates.  Many newcomers coming to the area will try to figure out on their own even though they don't know much about the area.  Since the purchase of a home … (1 comments)

rock hill: Take Advantage Of Our Networks - 02/11/10 05:03 AM


 
As we continue to grow our business, and with our professional background, we both realize the importance of building and maintaining a strong network of contacts.  We have been fortunate in our careers to build relationships with real estate professionals throughout the United States.  How does our network benefit our clients?  Easy.  We are often asked for advice from friends and previous clients who are relocating to another area if we know of a real estate professional who can help them in their new area with finding a new home.  Moving to an area where you don't know any real estate professionals can … (0 comments)

rock hill: The Door Is Open........Its Up To You To Step Through - 02/10/10 02:23 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 and keep it in mind that this program ends soon. Contact us at The Guilliams … (0 comments)

rock hill: Know Your Market Values - 02/09/10 01:08 AM

 

In today's economy it is important to know the market value of your home.  Many of us would like to believe that we know what our home is "worth" and many potential sellers know what they want to sell their home for, but in most cases the perception of what a home is worth to the seller is not reality with today's market.  Investing in real estate is still a solid long term investment strategy, however, owners need accurate and reliable information at their fingertips to really understand and weather today's market conditions.   There are a number of outstanding websites that are free … (1 comments)

rock hill: Time To Get Off The Fence ? - 02/05/10 07:09 AM

 


 
If you think you are ready to become a homeowner ask yourself the following questions.
1.  Have you researched the market?  Knowing what homes are selling for in the area can help you determine how much you should plan to spend.
2.  Do you have sufficient savings to cover down payment and closing costs?  Expect to have 3% - 20% of the sale price in the bank to cover your down payment, plus another 2% - 7% to cover closing costs.
3.  Do you know how much home you can afford?  A mortgage payment should not … (0 comments)

rock hill: The Red Bowl - 01/30/10 07:10 AM

If you have not tried the Red Bowl restaurant yet you have to do it soon.  One of the newest restaurants to open in Rock Hill the Red Bowl has quickly become one of the most popular gathering spots in  Rock Hill.  The menu is enormous and the portions are even bigger.  We have been experimently with sushi and we absolutely love the Crazy Roll which our waitress recommended one night.  If you enjoy sushi then the Red Bowl is the place for you.  The menu features a wide array of selections perfect for any appetite whether you prefer dishes with chicken, steak, … (0 comments)

rock hill: Thank You For Visiting Our Websites - 01/29/10 02:12 AM

Thank you for visiting our websites and we appreciate your inquiries into our real estate market. We look forward to assisting you with your real estate needs as our market continues to be strong and our market has great value. Our "Team" works hard in helping our clients make the real estate transaction process stress free and we are looking forward to a great year.Our services to our buyers are free and we look forward to meeting and working to find that perfect property. We would be glad to make ourselves available to preview any properties you may have any … (0 comments)

rock hill: 356 Lone Tree Lane ...Clover , SC - 01/29/10 12:00 AM

This beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 bath home offers a large family room with gas fireplace and a large kitchen with lots of custom cabinets. Many extras including a side load 2 car garage, hardwood floors, laundry room, and ample storage makes this a must see. Listed for sale at $155,000 this large deck overlooking a large wooded back yard with a creek offers a great private outdoor living space in a great neighborhood , Faulkner Ridge in Clover.
 
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rock hill: New Listing in Clover , SC .......356 Lone Tree Lane - 01/24/10 08:49 AM

This beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 bath home offers a large family room with gas fireplace and a large kitchen with lots of custom cabinets. Many extras including a side load 2 car garage, hardwood floors, laundry room, and ample storage makes this a must see. Listed for sale at $155,000 this large deck overlooking a large wooded back yard with a creek offers a great private outdoor living space in a great neighborhood , Faulkner Ridge in Clover.
 
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rock hill: Flooring Options for Your Home - 01/14/10 06:03 AM

Carefully consider the type of flooring you select for each room in your home.  Make choices based on room size, traffic, health concerns and value.  Certain flooring choices can increase allergens, require expensive cleanings, or costly remodeling to implement.  Consider these flooring tips when selecting flooring.
Room size:  Select light colored or large patterned flooring in smaller rooms to create the illusion of space.  Dark, rich colors add warmth and intimacy in larger rooms.
Traffic:  High traffic areas like kitchens and entryways benefit from the durability and easy cleaning of tile or laminate flooring.  Maintain warmth and comfort in the … (1 comments)

rock hill: Wal-Mart --Love it or Hate it - 01/03/10 01:15 AM

I have to be truthful and admit that I love Target and try to do all I can to stay out of Wal-Mart or sentimentally...Wally World.  Having said that though there is a new Wal-Mart SuperCenter that was built in Rock Hill out towards the Newport area.  On a number of occasions I would find myself driving by refusing to switch my loyalty from Target so I would just keep driving.  Finally after hearing rave reviews about the new store I couldn't stay away any longer.  As much as I can't believe I am saying this I really liked this store … (7 comments)

 
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