Franne Schwarb's (fschwarb) Blog

Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker United, Realtors
What does market value really mean? Market value has always been defined as the price a buyer is willing to pay and the price a seller is willing to accept.  This assumes that they both have knowledge of the property and that the property was marketed.  In this unstable and unreliable market ther...
In my part of the country, Charleston, South Carolina,  we are in the midst of the spring selling season.  Sales are up from last spring but that's another blog.  As a Realtor that's been listing and selling homes for almost 20 years I have some suggestions to people thinking of listing, putting ...
Use your QR code reader app on your cell phone to view this video of 3171 Pignatelli Crescent, Dunes West, Mount Pleasant, SC in metro Charleston.  
The 2010 Census results are in and thanks to my local newspaper, The Post and Courier I can report that my metro Charleston city, Mount Pleasant is now the 4th largest city in the state of South Carolina and grew by 43%.  That's really not a big surprise as we have seen our schools bulge at the s...
I live in metro Charleston, South Carolina.  Have firewood in your yard?  Get termites.  Have a dead tree in your yard?  Get termites.  Termites have been here since prehistoric times and I bet they will be here long after we are gone. On the required by law property disclosure sellers can check ...
March 13, 2011...a day that I have marked on my calendar in red.  Southwest Airlines will start air travel service to Charleston, South Carolinathat day.  Low cost or discount airlines have been here before...Air Tran even but none stayed.  Flying in and out of the Lowcountry has been expensive. ...
What's a Twofer you ask...when you list a property/lot for sale but also list it as a lot/build combination.  In this case a custom builder has put together a house plan including allowances and priced it to be built on this particular lot.  Some buyers prefer to have the "leg" work taken out of ...
Yes, I live about 12 minutes from the beach.  Yes, summer brings months of consecutive bad hair days.  Yes, you can usually play golf here on Christmas.  Yes, our homes do have heat.  BUT, though our winters are short and it doesn't stay cold for very long we have to be ready for winter.  One day...
As we get deeper and deeper into the mortgage crisis the opportunity is there for scam artists and con "men" to come out.  Lawyers who were disbarred or have expired licenses calling people they find delinquent in the tax records, unsolicited phone calls or any offer that may sound too good to be...

Franne Schwarb

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