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Boost You Curb Appeal on A Budget When Selling Your Home
Posted on 02/23/2020
Boost You Curb Appeal on A Budget When Selling Your Home
Curb appeal, the illusive secret weapon that enamors potential buyers from afar and draws them into your home. There have been several attempts to nail down the “secret formula” for curb appeal. In reality, the best approach to improving your home’s presentation from outside is to take the time to consider what fits. In this post, we’ll give you...
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Perform a Successful House Inspection
Posted on 02/16/2020
Perform a Successful House Inspection
A home inspection is a key part of the property buying process. If you fail to allocate the necessary time and resources to conduct an in-depth inspection, you may struggle to identify various home problems before you finalize your property purchase. And if you cannot identify such issues, you risk buying a home that may require costly, time-intensive upgrades...
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How to Spruce Up Your Landscape
Posted on 02/09/2020
How to Spruce Up Your Landscape
Photo by Chen Liang-Dao via Shutterstock As a homeowner, sometimes you want to change things up about the appearance of your home, and a terrific way to do that is with a slight change to your landscape. Here are a few ways to make a positive, aesthetic impact on your landscape and keep your home fresh and new....
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Another Property Sold - 40 Folly Field Road #B132, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
Posted on 02/09/2020
Another Property Sold - 40 Folly Field Road #B132, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
Beautiful remodeled, ocean front corner unit that is an excellent income producer! Pretty updated kitchen w/gray cabinets, tile backsplash, butcher block counters & a herringbone tile floor pattern. Newer appliances & furnishings too. Bunk beds are in the unit for the kids & a sleeper sofa in the living room for any extra guests. Enjoy the view from the balcony where the ocean will meet you every morning & lull you to sleep in the evenings. Truly a gem & a premium location. On site tennis, pickleball, restaurants, security, ocean front pool, playground, bike rentals & more. Fantastic value and proven rental. Get it while it's...
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177 Topside W, Hardeeville, SC 29927 now has a new price of $109,500!
Posted on 02/03/2020
177 Topside W, Hardeeville, SC 29927 now has a new price of $109,500!
Build your dream home on this private wooded view lot. This home site is located behind the gates of Latitude at Hilton Head. Fees are only $79/month & original covenants apply. This is not an age restricted community. Enjoy Latitude Lakes amenities, the Lake Club, pickle ball courts and sandy beach area. No time limit to build. Option to pay a higher HOA Fee for full Access to new 23 acre Latitude Margaritaville Amenity Center. Restrictions apply. Latitude Lakes is located within 20 minutes from Savannah & airport, and 30 minutes to the beaches of...
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Adding Efficiency to an Older Home
Posted on 02/02/2020
Adding Efficiency to an Older Home
Photo by Vivint Solar from Pexels When your pocketbook determines you can’t afford a new, energy-efficient home, you can still satisfy your preferences by upgrading an older house. Try these options for improving energy efficiency in your home. Apply for the FHA’s Energy-Efficient Mortgage program. With an EEM, you can finance an already energy-efficient home or use funds...
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Video Tour  - 8 Pine Ridge Drive, Bluffton, SC 29910
Posted on 02/01/2020
Video Tour - 8 Pine Ridge Drive, Bluffton, SC 29910
A place you can call home! This lovely 1-story, 3 bdrm/2 bath home that sits on a large corner lot. A soothing lagoon view from the breakfast nook & family room. Open floor plan, with loads of windows makes it this home bright and airy. Separate formal dining room, laundry room & one car garage. Freshly painted and move in ready. In proximity to the exit onto Buckwalter Parkway. Next to the Buckwalter School Complex, close to shopping, restaurants and historic downtown Bluffton. A must see! This home will not last...
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8 Pine Ridge Drive, Bluffton, SC 29910 is now new to the market!
Posted on 02/01/2020
8 Pine Ridge Drive, Bluffton, SC 29910 is now new to the market!
A place you can call home! This lovely 1-story, 3 bdrm/2 bath home that sits on a large corner lot. A soothing lagoon view from the breakfast nook & family room. Open floor plan, with loads of windows makes it this home bright and airy. Separate formal dining room, laundry room & one car garage. Freshly painted and move in ready. In proximity to the exit onto Buckwalter Parkway. Next to the Buckwalter School Complex, close to shopping, restaurants and historic downtown Bluffton. A must see! This home will not last...
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78 Windjammer Court, Hardeeville, SC 29927 now has a new price of $479,000!
Posted on 01/30/2020
78 Windjammer Court, Hardeeville, SC 29927 now has a new price of $479,000!
Custom 4 bdrm/3 ba home located in the upscale community of Latitude Lake within Margaritaville. HW floors & a variety of appointed ceilings finishes throughout, kitchen w/quartz counter tops, s/s appliances & gas range. The back side of this home overlooks Latitude Lake & can be viewed from the FR, mstr bdrm, guest bdrm & screen porch. 9’ sliding accordion doors off the FR open fully to bring the outdoors in. Amenities include the Lake Club, pickle ball courts & fitness center. This is not an age restricted community & original covenants apply. Located 20 minutes from Savannah/HH Airport & 30 minutes to the beaches of...
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Should You Sell Your Residence? Key Factors to Consider
Posted on 01/26/2020
Should You Sell Your Residence? Key Factors to Consider
The decision to sell a home can have long-lasting ramifications. As such, it is important to weigh the pros and cons of listing a house. This will allow you to determine if now is a good time to add your residence to the housing market. Furthermore, there are many factors to consider as you decide whether to list your...
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How Many House Showings Should You Schedule?
Posted on 01/19/2020
How Many House Showings Should You Schedule?
A home showing is a valuable opportunity for a property buyer. In certain instances, buyers will set up dozens of showings to review a wide range of residences. Meanwhile, a buyer sometimes finds the perfect residence during his or her first home showing. Ultimately, there is no set number of showings that you will need to attend before you...
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Three Essential Design Tips for New Homeowners
Posted on 01/12/2020
Three Essential Design Tips for New Homeowners
Photo by Khiem Tran via Pixabay Designing a home can be intimidating, especially if it's your first time. Maybe you were a design aficionado with the perfect dorm room, but designing a whole house seems intimidating. Maybe you're worried you have no feel for design at all and will leave your room an empty canvas with one, central...
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