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Posted on 11/22/2020
The Importance of Roof Maintenance
Image by Mario Ohibsky from Pixabay Whether you’re getting your home ready to sell or just getting settled into a new one, making sure your roof is in excellent condition is important. Your roof helps keep the inside of your home safe from water and other types of damage. Roofs can endure wear and tear over time or...
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Posted on 11/15/2020
How to Rekindle Your Old Fireplace
Photo by kelsey roenau on Unsplash As the focal point of your living space, your fireplace needs to look its best or it could bring down the rest of your décor. But how can you restore the look and feel of that key design element without breaking the bank? There are actually many different ways to rekindle your...
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Posted on 11/08/2020
How to Stage an Appealing Open House
Photo by Milly Eaton via Pexels If you're like most people who are beginning the process of putting their homes up for sale, you're probably aware of the concept of home staging. Home staging is a strategy used to present your home in a good light to prospective buyers by creating a warm, welcoming environment. Typical home staging...
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Posted on 11/03/2020
Another Property Sold - 134 Good Hope Road, Bluffton, SC 29909
This Golf Cottage is an ideal 2nd Home or Primary Residence. As a 2nd Home it qualifies for the Berkeley Hall short term Golf Cottage rental program providing its owners with sufficient cash flow to cover most if not all of the costs associated with Berkeley Hall membership and home ownership. As a primary residence by its current owners, the home has had many upgrades including updated kitchen cabinets with granite counter tops and added foam insulated storage areas. The Cottage has its own private off-street parking area for four cars and enjoys close proximity to and great view of Berkeley's nationally recognized Golf Learning...
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Posted on 11/01/2020
Choosing the Best Time of Year to Relocate to a New Home
Photo by Aimee Cozza via Pixabay Moving to a new home can disrupt your routine at any time, but some times of the year are better than others for relocating to a new home. You'll get the most from the experience and enjoy a more seamless move if you plan things for the right time of year and...
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Posted on 10/25/2020
Things You Can Do with the Blank Walls in Your Home
Photo by: Allie Smith via Unsplash During home decoration, it is natural to have one or more blank walls that leave you asking yourself: "What am I going to do with that?" You may get frustrated, but don't worry, you are not alone — barren walls are likely driving other homeowners crazy, too. What’s the solution? A fresh...
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Posted on 10/20/2020
Video Tour - 126 Lancaster Boulevard, Okatie, SC 29909
Without question, this is one of the finest Estate lots currently available in Berkeley Hall with a broad and deep lagoon view. The community of Berkeley Hall with its two highly rated Tom Fazio designed golf courses, outstanding Activity Center that includes six tennis courts, four pickle ball courts, an outdoor resort type pool and a indoor lap pool, comprehensive fitness programs and equipment, and spa services. The Jeffersonian style Club House provides outstanding formal and informal dining services and accommodations for a variety of clubs and...
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Posted on 10/20/2020
126 Lancaster Boulevard, Okatie, SC 29909 is now new to the market!
Without question, this is one of the finest Estate lots currently available in Berkeley Hall with a broad and deep lagoon view. The community of Berkeley Hall with its two highly rated Tom Fazio designed golf courses, outstanding Activity Center that includes six tennis courts, four pickle ball courts, an outdoor resort type pool and a indoor lap pool, comprehensive fitness programs and equipment, and spa services. The Jeffersonian style Club House provides outstanding formal and informal dining services and accommodations for a variety of clubs and...
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Posted on 10/18/2020
Is Now a Good Time to Purchase a Second House?
Although you might already own a house, now may prove to be a good time to pursue a second residence. For example, if you have always wanted to own a home in the mountains, you can purchase a second residence to make your dream come true. On the other hand, if you want to own a vacation residence on...
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Posted on 10/11/2020
Financing Options for Property Purchases
Image by Credit Commerce from Pixabay Finding financing for a home could be as simple as applying for a conforming FHA loan or it could be as difficult as having to locate a portfolio loan or even a combo loan. What you need depends on the real estate you are buying. Most people buying a primary residence get...
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Posted on 10/04/2020
A Well Maintained Deck is an Asset to Your Home
Photo by Jay Mantri via Pixabay A deck adds valuable outdoor living space to your home's square footage, but to be an asset, it needs to be well-maintained. If your deck has missed a few annual cleanings or is showing popped nails, splintered boards or water damage, consider resurfacing it instead of replacing it. The money you save...
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Posted on 09/27/2020
Should You Forgo a Home Inspection?
If a seller approves your offer to purchase his or her house, conducting a home inspection likely will be the next step of the property buying cycle. Although you may have the option to forgo a house inspection, you should not avoid this evaluation. Because if you forgo a home inspection, you may wind up purchasing a house that...
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