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Looking for an established neighborhood in the Northeast Columbia area at reasonable pricing? Briarcliffe Estates is a must see for buyers in the area! With homes ranging in price from the low 100s to the low 200s, these houses are typically traditional one story ranches with some two story homes...
04/19/2019
The sun is shining, birds are chirping, spring is fast approaching, it must be March! As the weather shifts and spring fever starts to rise, it is time to put that extra energy and daylight to good use. Each month there are small tasks homeowners should consider completing in order to protect the...
03/13/2019
Any prospective homeowner, investor, or agent should know the goings on of the market in the area they are considering. Clients, family, friends, and even strangers often ask me "What's the market like?" and it is imperative to know that numbers in order to answer this question. The market number...
01/30/2019
One of the most important roles I play as a Realtor is an educator. Prospective home buyers come from both ends of the spectrum concerning their knowledge of real estate. Some that I meet with have studied the entire purchase process while others have done nothing but decided they want to purchas...
01/23/2019
Any prospective homeowner, investor, or agent should know the goings on of the market in the area they are considering. Clients, family, friends, and even strangers often ask me "What's the market like?" and it is imperative to know that numbers in order to answer this question. The market number...
01/22/2019
The housing market in greater Columbia area of South Carolina offers a plethora of neighborhoods ranging in house size, price, lot size, and style. Each week I will be featuring 1-2 communities and this week the spotlight is on an all brick neighborhood located in Richland County called the "Turt...
01/17/2019
Any prospective homeowner, investor, or agent should know the goings on of the market in the area they are considering. Clients, family, friends, and even strangers often ask me "What's the market like?" and it is imperative to know that numbers in order to answer this question. The market number...
01/15/2019
         Moving to a new home can be exciting and stressful all at once. Recently in our market, a common issue that has come up with sellers moving out prior to closing is knowing what they can leave at the road for waste management and what must be taken directly to a dump. This differs accordi...
01/14/2019
Open houses can be an absolute blast! Of course, this is the topic I picked for this Saturday because I am sitting in an open house right now. I have a plate full of home made oatmeal, chocolate chip cookies and a binder full of information on the neighborhood, market, and lenders ready to go.Whe...
01/12/2019
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I purchased my first (and current) home at twenty-three and absolutely loved it. It's a cute little, all brick ranch in an established, quiet neighbohood close to all the shopping that I need and reasonably close to the interstate. Perfect for a young single person and a renter (both a brother an...
01/11/2019
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