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By Randy Shamburger, FHA, VA, USDA and Conventional Mortgage Expert
(Movement Mortgage)
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VA Loan in Lake City SC   Both honorably discharged vets and active duty military personnel are eligible for a Lake City SC VA Loan which is considered to be one of the best home loan programs available today. Here's how to qualify for a VA Mortgage Loan in Lake City SC: The first step is to veri...

By Aaron Silverman, Improving Real Estate Experience through Education
(SuccessfulRental.com, Bluewater Property Management, LLC and Lowcountry Turnkey Properties, LLC)
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I am selling a note for a single family home in Florence, South Carolina.  The note details are at www.ss-investments.net/florencenote.pdf. The property was sold in February 2013 for $25,000.  The buyer put $3,500 down and received a note for $21,500 at 8% per annum for 10 years.  The property va...

By Bill True
(True Hilton Head Island Real Estate)
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  The Hilton Head Island real estate market topped the state of South Carolina with a 9.4% increase in sales in 2011, the highest of the state’s 15 regions, with a total of 2,718 homes sold.  Supply is still at healthy levels, though with the uptick in sales the market has experiencing a tighteni...

By Amy McCalman
(ERA Leatherman Realty, Inc.)
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Lots of agents have great ideas to share about hosting a successful open house. You hear about rules like how many directional signs to put out (4), how many balloons to attach to each sign (3), and the list goes on. But if you're in the South and the weather is 100 degrees the # 1 thing on your ...

By Amy McCalman
(ERA Leatherman Realty, Inc.)
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  Anyone who has ever moved knows that there are seemingly a million and one tasks to remember, from selecting a moving company to switching off utilities. All of the adjustments and changes involved in moving to a new home can be even more challenging when you have a pet. But there are ways to p...

By Amy McCalman
(ERA Leatherman Realty, Inc.)
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Effective August 1, 2011, Freddie Mac will offer second home purchasers the opportunity to purchase HomeSteps homes through the Freddie Mac First Look Initiative.  The First Look Initiative supports Freddie Mac's mission to stabilize communities and support housing recovery through the creation o...

By Amy McCalman
(ERA Leatherman Realty, Inc.)
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  I've been in real estate since 1984.  I've seen our association of REALTORS grow from a local board to a regional one.  Now the statistics don't just reflect our market (Florence the county seat) but all the other little rural areas that revolve around it.  From Andrews to Wallace, all of these...

By Amy McCalman
(ERA Leatherman Realty, Inc.)
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  JANUARY 2011 Regional MLS Data According to the Pee Dee REALTOR Association, "pending sales in our region decreased 28.7 percent since January 2010 to 87 agreements signed.  New listing activity decreased 18.6 percent, which means sellers placed 272 new homes on the market." The association als...

By Amy McCalman
(ERA Leatherman Realty, Inc.)
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Freddie Mac First Look Initiative Gives Home Buyers 15 Days to Buy Homesteps Homes Without Investor Competition Homesteps is the real estate sales unit of Freddie Mac and markets a nationwide selection of Freddie Mac owned homes. The Freddie Mac First Look Initiative allows any home shopper to bu...

By Amy McCalman
(ERA Leatherman Realty, Inc.)
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If you're single like me, it is a constant struggle to keep up with all the different kinds of maintenance necessary around the house. This week my coffee maker notified me that it is time to descale. It is a Senseo, a pod machine.  I think its the greatest thing since sliced bread because it bre...

By Amy McCalman
(ERA Leatherman Realty, Inc.)
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    Is the real estate market stabilizing? How are home values in my neighborhood? These are the top questions on homeowners minds. Everyone is wondering how home prices are faring in their neighborhood. Some homeowners have put off moving indefinitely. For those considering moving up or downsizi...

By Nelly Korbut
(Franchase)
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Some analytics say that in case if the real estate market collapse, West Palm Beach is going to be the place of the worst disaster ever. But some say that this can be prevented. According to the results of the previous year this area is considered to be the seventh nations the most distressed are...

By Amy McCalman
(ERA Leatherman Realty, Inc.)
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Thanks to the huge numbers of borrowers that have been defaulting, the Federal Housing Administration is now making it tougher to qualify for FHA mortgages. Beginning this spring, the FHA upfront mortgage premium will cost 2.25% of the loan amount, up from 1.75% in the past. In addition, new FHA ...

By Aaron Silverman, Improving Real Estate Experience through Education
(SuccessfulRental.com, Bluewater Property Management, LLC and Lowcountry Turnkey Properties, LLC)
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This home is being sold strictly as an investment property only. Asking Price: $40,000 Owner Financing AvailableRental Income: $650 / monthProperty Value:$58,000 - 3/1.5- 1400 sq ft- detached 2 car garage- fenced in yardhttp://www.ss-investments.net/properties/81029506.html It is time for me to m...

By Amy McCalman
(ERA Leatherman Realty, Inc.)
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Getting It Right the Second Time: To Remodel or Not to Remodel By Amy McCalman Sometimes the house that was once your dream home is challenged by the changing realities in your life. Then it's time to decide whether to change the house you're in, or just change houses. Your family may not be the ...

By Amy McCalman
(ERA Leatherman Realty, Inc.)
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   Old vs. New Of the many concerns to weigh when buying a new house, a major one is whether to buy a new one in name only: both state-of-the-art properties and distinguished older homes have their attractions - and possible drawbacks. In making this decision, it's important to literally leave yo...

By Amy McCalman
(ERA Leatherman Realty, Inc.)
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According to the 2009 National Association of Realtors® Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, 90% of home buyers use the internet. To clarify where this data is coming from, according to REALTOR.org, "the 2009 National Association of Realtors® Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers is the latest in a s...

By Amy McCalman
(ERA Leatherman Realty, Inc.)
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Staying Power: The Joys and Challenges of Historic Homes by Amy McCalman, ABR, ABRM, Broker, CRB, GRI -- ERA Leatherman Realty, Inc. Real estate professionals like to offer as many kinds of properties to prospective customers as there are different personalities of buyers. And few real estate pro...

By Chad Yates, Realtor CEO, Assist2Sell Smart Choice Realty
(A2S Smart Choice)
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Our Homes For Sale - Basic Features List Price: $244,900   Bedrooms: 4   Type: Single Family   Baths: 2.5   1004 Cedarwood CircleFlorence, SC29501 MLS#: 101826   Sq Ft: +/-2493   Status: Active   Garage: 2   Stories: 1.5   Year Built: 1999   Feature Details Fireplaces: 1:Gas Logs in Great Room  ...

By Teresa McDonald, ABR, Florence and Lake City SC Real Estate
(EME Realty)
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              What use to be the Railway Restaurant in Lake City is now the Railway Charcoal Grill and Club Car Pub. After three months of renovations, Tony Whitlock and Katherine Fridl have definitely reached their goal of offering a restaurant that is classy but still casual, sophisticated but ...

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