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Charleston History

Charleston History

Charleston is a historic city dating back to before the revolutionary war. The colony was originally known as Charles Towne, you can visit the original settlement today at Charles Towne Landing located in West Ashley. Founded in 1670, it was the original capital of...

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Relocating to Summerville?

Relocating to Summerville?

Summerville is a beautiful town located near Charleston, SC. Just like Charleston, Summerville has its vast history. It is large with plenty of things to do in the area, many being family-friendly. Summerville is the ideal place to relocate to and settle down with its...

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How do you buy a short sale?

How do you buy a short sale?

A short sale is an interesting process for selling and buying property. It typically occurs when a seller is on the brink of bankruptcy or foreclosure. From a seller’s perspective, it typically isn’t a positive experience and can be very trying. For a buyer or...

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Moving tips for first-time home buyers

Moving tips for first-time home buyers

Start with a checklist  Figure out what you need that is best for you and your household to add to your moving list. To give you a start here are some ideas on how to start your checklist.  One of the biggest parts of physical moving, other than selling and or buying...

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Design Tips For First Time Home Buyers

Design Tips For First Time Home Buyers

Buying a new home is an exciting venture for anyone but also a stressful one. Trying to figure out how to decorate your new home can be a daunting task. If you're like most, you probably like multiple styles and colors. The many options can make it overwhelming to...

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Your Credit Score is Important

Your Credit Score is Important

A credit score is a huge factor when buying a home. It determines if the home buyer qualifies for a loan and what loan they may qualify for. It also affects the rate, loan amount, and down payment, they will be asked to pay. Post the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many...

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The SC Foreclosure Process

The SC Foreclosure Process

Although there are federal laws in place in the event of property foreclosure, there are state laws as well. These state laws differentiate the process of foreclosure and vary greatly depending on where your property is located.    If you are interested in having...

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Tips For Buying A New Construction Home

Tips For Buying A New Construction Home

While buying an already-built home is a much more convenient and simple process, nothing beats building a new home. You get to make all of the decisions and craft a home that’s personalized to you and your family. If this sounds appealing to you, or you’re looking to...

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Tips For Moving With Kids

Tips For Moving With Kids

Moving into a new house can be stressful, especially if you have children. When you're moving with kids, you might be met with some resistance, lots of questions, and a wide range of emotions. It’s no secret that moving with children is an extra challenge to the...

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The Pros and Cons of an HOA

The Pros and Cons of an HOA

If you’re looking to buy a home, chances are that HOA regulations are one of the factors you’re looking at. If you aren’t familiar, HOA stands for the homeowners association, and they have governing rights over about 60% of the recently built homes in the country....

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What Is a VA Loan?

What Is a VA Loan?

We believe that our veterans deserve the utmost respect and support in our communities. They have experienced unimaginable hardships and defended our freedoms, so now we have the duty and the privilege to support them.   One small way that our country can support...

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Interior Design Tips For First-Time Homeowners

Interior Design Tips For First-Time Homeowners

You’ve just bought your first home - congratulations! This is such an exciting time, and it’s easy to get wrapped up in the sheer idea of being a new homeowner. Amid all of the buzz and excitement, however, it’s important to start thinking about one of the most...

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Mortgage Options Available For Homebuyers

Mortgage Options Available For Homebuyers

For the most part, homebuyers know that they’re going to need some sort of financial assistance to pay for a new house. After all, purchasing a house and paying a mortgage can be an enormous expense, so there are plenty of lenders out there who are willing to help....

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Why Getting Pre-Approved For A Loan Is A Must For Homebuyers

Why Getting Pre-Approved For A Loan Is A Must For Homebuyers

Those who are looking to buy homes, or who have bought homes recently, understand the complexity of the entire process. They also understand the fact that purchasing a new house is an extremely large transaction, and thus, it is something that is going to require...

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Three Moving Tips From Professional Real Estate Agents

Three Moving Tips From Professional Real Estate Agents

You’ve landed a new job or received a promotion in a new city that will require you to move. Congratulations! You’re about to embark on a new journey to a new place that will see new challenges- and in time, success- for you and your loved ones. Moving into a new...

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A Homebuyer’s Checklist For A Final Walkthrough

A Homebuyer’s Checklist For A Final Walkthrough

You’ve settled on a house that you’ve chosen to make your next home, you’ve agreed with the current owners of that house on a price to buy it from them, and you’re ready to complete the process. Congratulations! Now it’s time for the final major step in your selection...

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Four reasons to move to Charleston, SC

Four reasons to move to Charleston, SC

It’s no secret that Charleston, South Carolina, is one of the most rapidly growing cities in the United States. There’s a reason the city’s airport just expanded to add five new gates to handle nearly double the number of passengers. The question is, why? There’s no...

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2021 Stats

2021 Stats

We are so blessed once again to be recognized by Carolina One and the Charleston Trident Association of REALTORS as a member of the Diamond Circle of Excellence and in the Top 1 percent of all real estate agents out of over 7,300 members. We helped 72 families in 2021...

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How to Prepare Your House for a Hurricane

How to Prepare Your House for a Hurricane

Hurricane season may still be a few months away, but it’s never too early to pre-prepare- in other words, know exactly what you should do if and when a hurricane strikes. As anyone who lives in the southeastern parts of the United States surely knows, hurricanes can...

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Spring cleaning tips for your home

Spring cleaning tips for your home

Believe it or not, spring is just around the corner. With the return of the warmer weather, of course, comes the chore of spring cleaning. The reality is that spring cleaning is something that’s important to do whether you plan to sell your home or not. You never know...

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The benefits of a home inspection

The benefits of a home inspection

A home inspection is one of the most necessary components of the real estate world. It simply entails a professional home inspector scouring your home inside and out to make sure that there aren’t any issues brewing that you cannot currently see, but could become big...

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How to understand different types of properties

How to understand different types of properties

Two-thirds of our home planet is covered by water, leaving approximately 33.3% of our world that’s covered by land. While some of that land is uninhabitable, such as the mountains of the Rockies and the Appalachians, or the swamplands of Florida and Louisiana, a...

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How to buy home insurance

How to buy home insurance

Insurance is one of the great safety nets society has to offer. It’s an excellent way to provide yourself peace of mind so that when something goes wrong, you don’t have to worry about footing an enormous bill on top of dealing with the emotional and psychological...

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How to search for properties on the internet

How to search for properties on the internet

In the age of COVID-19, the world figured out that many of the things they like to be able to do could actually be accomplished just as easily, and to a similarly effective level of quality, online. Now that the pandemic is beginning to dissipate, the real estate...

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Three ways to improve your credit score

Three ways to improve your credit score

When purchasing a house, it’s very common for the buyer to need to take out a loan. Loans, though, are not guaranteed; banks are not obligated to loan you money even if you need it. In order to qualify for a loan, you need to have an adequate credit score. In order to...

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What exactly is escrow? How does it work?

What exactly is escrow? How does it work?

Are you looking to buy or sell your home in the near future? If so, you’ll probably hear the word “escrow” pop up at various points along your journey. There’s a good reason for that, too: because escrow is often a critical checkpoint in that journey to buy or sell...

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How to prepare your house for sale

How to prepare your house for sale

Buying a new house is a momentous occasion that, for most people, only occurs a couple of times in their lives. If this momentous occasion is in the cards for you at some point in the near future, congratulations! But don’t get too far ahead of yourself too quickly....

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