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Posted on 05/31/2020
Should You Choose Owner Financing?
Photo by SHOP SLO® on Unsplash Selling a home requires a lot of decision-making. One of those decisions concerns financing, and there are numerous options available to both sellers and buyers. Real estate negotiations can be confusing, but there are some unconventional ways to finance a deal, and owner financing, for some buyers and sellers, can be the...
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Posted on 05/24/2020
Common Problems with HVAC Units
Image by ClassicallyPrinted from Pixabay If you own a home with an HVAC unit you may replace filters every once in a while but the maintenance needed for the long-term health of the system is a little more involved. If not identified early, small issues can compound over time and become quite costly to remedy. The most common...
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Posted on 05/17/2020
Benefits of Creating a Homeowners Estate Plan
Photo by Aymane Jdidi via Pixabay Most people do not think of creating an estate plan before they are in their 40s or even their 50s. However, if you own a home, regardless of the cost of the home and regardless of your age, you should create an estate plan. Even if you are in your 20s, your...
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Posted on 05/14/2020
28 Pender Street, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469 now has a new price of $735,000!
Canal waterfront living with exceptional quality and construction. This is a true 5 bedroom, 4.5 bath home with a loft that allows for extra seating, sleeping or relaxing. The large kitchen / dining area allows for everyone to gather and enjoy meals together or on the go. The bar area adjacent to the kitchen includes another dishwasher, sink and mini fridge for extra storage and convenience! Perfect for large groups (or rentals). Low maintenance with Trex dock, walkway and deck and artificialAstroTurf lawn! Outdoor shower and 2 stationary sinks. Surround sound streams inside and outside. Views from 4 balconies! The layout and split floor...
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Posted on 05/10/2020
What to Do When the Previous Owner Comes Back
Photo by JayMantri via Pixabay When you buy a new-to-you home, foremost on your mind is changing everything to make it yours. You paint the inside and even remodel the kitchen. A priority is removing the old carpet and installing new flooring. Lower on the list are changes to the exterior, but they are on the list. If...
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Posted on 05/03/2020
Home Decor: Utilizing Blank Walls
Photo by: Allie Smith via Unsplash During home decoration, it is natural to have one or more blank walls that leave you asking yourself: "What am I going to do with that?" You may get frustrated, but don't worry, you are not alone — barren walls are likely driving other homeowners crazy, too. What’s the solution? A fresh...
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Posted on 04/26/2020
Top Reasons to Buy in a Community with an HOA
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels Homeowners associations are common features of new residential subdivisions, condominiums and townhouse developments, planned communities, and vacation resorts throughout the United States and abroad. Typically established by the builder or developer, such associations are most often responsible for maintenance of common facilities. They also frequently oversee the operation of community centers, pools, golf...
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Posted on 04/24/2020
Another Property Sold - 1305 Collins St., Conway, SC 29526
Incredible Price Improvement! Come see for yourself this FURNISHED 5 bedroom, 3.5 bath home situated on a .69 acre lot. This custom brick home offers an exceptional layout, including the private 5th bedroom suite located above the massive attached garage! Call it an 'in-law' suite if you will, this additional bedroom/living space has its own fully equipped kitchen/dining. The back yard is a tropical paradise with mature plantings, an in-ground HEATED salt water pool, hot tub, and outdoor patio living. This home was built with true intention of being enjoyed for many years to come. If you are looking for a home convenient to Historic...
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Posted on 04/22/2020
Another Property Sold - 979 Chateau Dr., Conway, SC 29526
Gorgeous 3 BR/2BA/2 Car garage home nestled on a beautifully landscaped lake front lot. Walk into an open, bright and spacious split bedroom floor plan. As you enter, find cathedral ceilings, luxury vinyl plank floors throughout the family room, Carolina room, dining room, kitchen, and halls. The family room is quite large with a dining room on right, both opening to the kitchen and huge Carolina room (20X10) with tons of windows to provide a bright, light, welcoming atmosphere, plus a phenomenal view of the backyard boasting direct lake/pond views. Carolina room also has a door leading to a large deck overlooking lake for cookouts,...
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Posted on 04/19/2020
Prepare for a Home Search
Before you launch a home search, it helps to prepare for the property buying journey as much as possible. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to get ready to find your dream house. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you prep for a home search. 1. Establish Homebuying Criteria If you know you...
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Posted on 04/15/2020
Another Property Sold - 4652 Lightkeepers Way #38B, Little River, SC 29566
The Yacht Club at Lightkeepers Village is a very sought-after community with many amenities such as access to two pools. This spacious 2 bedroom 2 bath home features top of the line Coretec laminate flooring throughout the living area and master bedroom. You will see tile flooring in the breakfast area and Carolina Room which leads out to the patio. An added feature to the home are plantation blinds throughout. This home has spacious storage with many closets, floored attic space, and a large walk-in closet off the master bath. Enjoy maintenance free living, while you sit back and relax in your Carolina room or grilling out on your back...
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Posted on 04/12/2020
What Defines a Successful Home Selling Journey?
A successful home selling journey allows a property seller to quickly and effortlessly generate interest in his or her residence and finalize a house sale. For those who want to enjoy a successful home selling journey, it is vital to prepare as much as possible. Completing a successful home selling journey may prove to be difficult. If you fail...
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