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Posted on 07/03/2020
Another Property Sold - 43 Folly Field Road #50, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
This Stones Throw unit is stunning! Only a 3 minute walk to the beach! Pet friendly. Totally remodeled down to the studs. Ceiling raised in dining/ living room, staircase opened. Designer kitchen with loads of storage and fantastic appliances. Hardwoods on main floor and stairs. Retractable screens on patio & front doors. Pottery Barn and Bernhardt furniture throughout. Spa like bathroom with amazing tile shower, upgraded plumbing fixtures. Master bedroom has walk in closet. Bedrooms are spacious and bright. Laundry upstairs.Half bath on main. Freshly painted throughout. Great rental potential. Won't last...
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Posted on 06/28/2020
How to Choose the Best Garden Structure for Your Home
Photo by Skitterphoto from Pexels Outdoor garden structures can provide you with seating, shade and even a bit of shelter from the rain, depending on which type you choose. Although these structures serve a practical purpose, they’re available in a wide range of decorative styles and designs that can enhance your garden’s appearance. How do you know which...
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Posted on 06/21/2020
How to Host a Housewarming Party on a Budget
Image by Craig Adderley from Pexels What better way to unwind after all the stress of moving and settling into a new house than to have a housewarming party? It doesn’t matter if it’s going to be a large shindig or small party, a fancy dinner or a casual barbecue. Whatever the plan, a housewarming party is a...
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Posted on 06/14/2020
What to Expect During the Property Buying Journey
The homebuying journey may prove to be long and complex, particularly for an individual who fails to plan ahead. Fortunately, there are lots of things that you can do to get ready to pursue your dream house, such as: 1. Make a Homebuying Budget A homebuying budget will give you a good idea about how much money you...
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Posted on 06/07/2020
Do This Before You Hire a Real Estate Agent
Image by StockSnap from Pixabay Whether you’re buying a house or selling a home, the smartest move you can make is to hire a real estate agent to represent your interests. But before you do, take these important steps so you can be best prepared for the next stages. Have An Idea Of What Kind Of House You...
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Posted on 05/31/2020
A Quick Guide to Conforming Loans
Image by InspiredImages from Pixabay When you plan on getting a mortgage, you have some choices. There are conventional, FHA, VA and other options. One term you'll likely hear is a conforming or a non-conforming loan. If you aren't sure what that means, you could end up confused about the kind of loan you're actually getting for your...
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Posted on 05/26/2020
Another Property Sold - 101 Lighthouse Road #2225, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
DIRECT FAIRWAY VIEWS OF HARBOUR TOWN GOLF COURSE - Fabulous townhome with 1600 s/f of living space. Walk to Harbour Town's marina, shops and restaurants. Bike to beach! Offered fully furnished with $39,823.70 Gross Rental Income in 2018. Private pool in complex. Completely rental ready. Great investment property or island...
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Posted on 05/24/2020
Probate and Real Estate Titles
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Sometimes a couple buys a house together but does not marry. Lawyers and closing agents often title the property as tenants in common. This causes major problems if one partner passes and the other expects the property to transfer solely to them. When a property is titled as tenants in common, the...
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Posted on 05/17/2020
Best Times of Year to Move for Singles, Families and Retirees
Photo by Aimee Cozza via Pixabay Moving to a new home can disrupt your routine at any time, but some times of the year are better than others for relocating to a new home. You'll get the most from the experience and enjoy a more seamless move if you plan things for the right time of year and...
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Posted on 05/10/2020
Should You Choose an HOA Community?
Photo by Curtis Adams from Pexels Homeowners associations (HOAs) exist to maintain the cleanliness and appeal of a community. Whether a home belongs to a HOA is a major consideration for home buyers. Some see it as a benefit, others a deal breaker. Here's what to consider before going with or without a HOA. Privacy If privacy is...
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Posted on 05/03/2020
Tips on Building the Right Potting Bench for You
Photo by Andy via Pixabay A potting bench can provide you with a place to work on your garden, from starting seeds to grafting and transplanting. Ideally, your bench should be at a comfortable height for you to work at, be sturdy enough to support plants and tools and enhance the look of your yard. You have several...
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Posted on 04/26/2020
Tips for Painting, Cleaning, and Organizing Your Home
There's no question about it: Being a homeowner can be a very satisfying and rewarding experience! However, enjoying that added privacy, control over your environment, and pride of ownership does not come without a price. When you go from being a renter to an owner, a lot of things change! In additional to being responsible for property maintenance,...
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