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Having worked so many years in manufacturing and other various jobs, I had heard many expressions like “balls out”.  I knew what the modern term was referring to.  Working hard and steady to get something accomplished.  Then one day I was watching “How Stuff Works” and there was a show about ste...
09/27/2013
Mill Creek Park is part of the Sumter County Park systems.  The park is on the SC Palmetto Trail and has access to the equestrian facilities and trails in Manchester State Park.    Mill Creek has facilities available for parties or family reunions, that includes a large kitchen and wonderful fire...
09/26/2013
Appraisals are required by almost every lender.  An appraisal is done by an independent third party individual who has no interest in the sale of a property.  Appraisals are to protect both the investment made by the mortgage company and the investment made by the purchaser.  The appraisal will v...
09/26/2013
I have had many calls from new home owners’ who received their tax bills or a letter from their lender saying their property taxes were higher than expected.  And if you are escrowing your property taxes, the lender may be asking for an increase in your monthly escrow payments by 2 ½ times your ...
09/26/2013
  This was a headline in The Item, on September 17, 2013.  The article went on to state that the average home price in August 2013 was 13% higher than the in August 2012 and that median home price in Sumter County was up to $145,000 over $129,000 a year ago.   Great news right?  Maybe not so muc...
09/25/2013
September continues to be a good month for closing real estate transaction in Sumter, SC.  Sumter, SC home sales are still better than in prior years, but indicators are showing the Sumter, SC home sales are slowing.  The week ending September 20 in the Sumter, SC market shows fewer homes put un...
09/24/2013
Tuesday morning and early afternoons in Sumter means sales meetings for many office and Sumter Board of Realtors Agent Open Houses.  Monday had a large Open House event of the Historical area in downtown Sumter.  Many agents were able to attend and visit the 24 homes in the Historical Area.  Tues...
09/24/2013
$197,500 , 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths, 1 half baths, 2,434 square feet     Kim Peasley-Parker | AgentOwned Realty Co. | (803) 840-7519 2273 Rolling Hill Ln, Sumter, SC Great Home with Alice Drive Schools with Inground Pool 4BR/2+1BA Single Family House   offered at $197,500 Year Built 1980 Sq Foot...
09/20/2013
$1,250 per month, 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, 0 half baths, 1,597 square feet     Kim Peasley-Parker | AgentOwned Realty Co. | (803) 840-7519 60 Vinca Ct, Sumter, SC Beautiful home on Corner Lot close to Shaw and Sumter 3BR/2BA Single Family House   $1,250/month Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2 full, 0 part...
09/20/2013
With the change in the weather to cooler temps the Sumter, SC real estate market also sees a cool down in sales, but the good news is we are still far ahead of sales for the past four years.  We expect to see another increase in the sales in our market around the holidays as another PCS season st...
09/19/2013
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