Sumter, SC Real Estate News

By Kim Peasley-Parker
(AgentOwned Realty, Heritage Group, Inc.)
Wintergreen Subdivision - is located off from 378/76 on the west side of Sumter. Wintergreen is located adjacent to Shaw Air Force Base and Shaw Memorial Park. Shaw's main gate is 5 minutes away and restaurants and shopping are 5-10 minutes away depending on traffic. Home Sizes: 1470 sq ft to 2134 sq. ft.Bedrooms: 3 or 4 Baths: 2+Garage: 2 Car enclosedExterior: Brick with Vinyl TrimStreets: Curbs and guttersAge of Homes: 2001-2007 (some lots available)District: 02, Oakland, Shaw, Hillcrest and CrestwoodWater and Sewer: High Hills Water serves Wintergreen and each residence has a private septic tankLot size: Standard lot size is approximately +/- .46 acres with several larger lots in various areas. Taxes: Phase 1 is located in Sumter County. Phase II is located within city limits and has...
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By Jim Graham - REALTOR - Sumter and Shaw AFB real estate
(Prudential John M. Brabham Real Estate)
How and where is your home going to be marketed? Will it only be in the MLS for other agents to see. Is it only going to appear in the newspaper? Will we only have a sign in the yard. Is your Home getting the viewings it deserves? How are buyers learning of your property? Will my agent take tons of photos? Does your agent have his/her own web site to show case these photos? Will he/she post it all over the web? Are we only going to market it to buyers that are in town? Are we aggressively marketing on the web? These are real questions that need to be discussed as you consider marketing your home. Your agent should be willing to spend a lot of time answering these questions and others. The sale of your home will depend on the answers to these questions and how thorough the agent is in ma...
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By Jim Graham - REALTOR - Sumter and Shaw AFB real estate
(Prudential John M. Brabham Real Estate)
In our neck of the woods, we feel that home inspections done by reputable contractors makes for good business and sound home buying practices. You shouldn't have to rely solely on a home-sellers disclosure form when considering the purchase of your next home. Home inspectors will give the guided tour of your next home from the ground up. The practice and intent is to give you an up to date status report on the general health of the property you want to call home! The last thing you want is a money pit!! The List can be extensive and cover up to 26 pages or so of things they will check. It is worth it to have a physical done on your future home so you do not get sick over it later! For pre-existing homes it is a must. For new constructions there is much debate but still worth the peace o...
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By Monte Duncan
(ERA Wilder Realty, Inc.)
 We are seeing more and more people relocate to Sumter, South Carolina. What is attracting people to our area? We have milder winters, lower property taxes than many areas of the country, and homes are still reasonably priced.Sumter is centrally located in South Carolina. You can be on the beach, in Charleston, Charlotte, North Carolina or in the mountains with about a two hour drive of Sumter.Lake Marion, well known for the bass fishing, is only about a 30-minute drive from Sumter. If golf is your game of choice, we have several golf courses in Sumter and near by Manning, South Carolina. Sumter is also home to Shaw Air Force Base. If you are retired military, you have all the benefits of Sumter plus easy access to a military base. Sumter is growing and more people are looking at this a...
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