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61 Percent Of FirstTime Buyers Put Down Less Than 6 Percent

According to the National Association of Realtors’ latest Realtors Confidence Index, 61% of first-time homebuyers purchased their homes with down payments below 6% from October 2016

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Wondering If You Can Buy Your First Home

There are many people sitting on the sidelines trying to decide if they should purchase a home or sign a rental lease. Some might wonder if it makes sense to purchase a house before they are married

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The Impact Staging Your Home Has On Sales Price

Some Highlights:The National Association of Realtors surveyed their members & released the findings of their Annual Profile of Home Staging.50% of staged homes saw a 1-10% increase in

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Where Did Americans Move In 2017

Some Highlights:Atlas Van Lines recently released the results of their annual Migration Patterns Survey in which they tracked their customer’s movement from state-to-state over the

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Thinking Of Selling Now Is The Perfect Time

It is common knowledge that a great number of homes sell during the spring-buying season. For that reason, many homeowners hold off on putting their homes on the market until then. The question is

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93 Percent Believe Homeownership Is Important In Attaining The American Dream

Americans continue to believe that homeownership is important in achieving the American Dream. A recent survey by NeighborWorks America reported that: “Owning a home remains a

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FICO Scores On Approved Home Loans Drop Again

According to Ellie Mae’s latest Origination Report, the average FICO® Score on all closed loans dropped to 722 which is its lowest mark since April. The average includes all

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The Impact Of Tight Inventory On The Housing Market

The housing crisis is finally in the rear-view mirror as the real estate market moves down the road to a complete recovery. Home values are up, home sales are up, and distressed sales (foreclosures

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Honoring The Historic Charleston Winter Storm 2018

If you followed even one person in Charleston, SC, this week, you can tell the natives from the newer folks:the natives compared this week's Winter Storm Grayson to the Christmas snow storm we

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Tax Reform And Housing Reference Guide

When the tax code was originally being overhauled by the House and the Senate, there were three major proposals being considered that would have substantially impacted the residential real estate

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Housing Prices Are NOT Heading For Another Crash

As home values continue to increase at levels greater than historic norms, some are concerned that we are heading for another crash like the one we experienced ten years ago. We recently 

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Top 5 Benefits Of Hiring A Real Estate Agent

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released their 2017 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers in which they surveyed recent home buyers and sellers about their

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Rents Are On The Rise Dont Get Caught In The Rental Trap

There are many benefits to homeownership. One of the top benefits is protecting yourself from rising rents, by locking in your housing cost for the life of your mortgage.Don’t Become Trapped 

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4 Reasons To Buy A Home This Winter

Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today instead of waiting.1. Prices Will Continue to RiseCoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index reports that home prices have

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Home Prices Up 654 Across The Country INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights: The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) recently released their latest Quarterly Home Price Index report. In the report, home prices are compared both

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Before You Make An Offer Here Are 4 Tips For Success

So, you’ve been searching for that perfect house to call a ‘home,’ and you finally found it! The price is right, and in such a competitive market, you want to make sure that you make a good

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Should Boomers Buy Or Rent After Selling

In a recent CNBC article, it was reported that many baby boomers are selling their current homes and moving into rentals, rather than purchasing another home. “Between 2009 and 2015,

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What Is The Cost Of Waiting Until Next Year To Buy

We recently shared that over the course of the last 12 months, home prices have appreciated by 7.0%. Over the same amount of time, interest rates have remained historically low which has

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Why Getting PreApproved Should Be Your First Step

In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where

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3 Tips For Making Your Dream Home A Reality INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights: Realtor.com shared their “5 Habits to Start Now If You Hope to Buy a Home.” Setting up an automatic savings plan that saves a small amount of every check is one of

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North Charleston 16 Year Old Accepted To MUSC Doctoral Program

Next summer 2018, 16-year-old Academic Magnet graduate and Trident Technical College graduate Kira Adkins will move straight into her pharmaceutical training as a doctoral student at the award

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The Laing Legacy Remembered

Did you catch our very own CeCe Mikell, Flanagan Home Team's administrator, on her memories of Laing Middle School? On Monday, November 20, 2017, the school hosted a final gathering of teachers,

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Annual KW Charleston Mount Pleasant Thanksgiving Potluck

Just a glimpse into the larger Keller Williams Charleston - Mt. PleasantKellerWilliams MtPleasant family - thankful for the amazing people we work with, who all share a desire to match up

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Wando High School Marching Band 2nd In Super Regionals

by CeCe MikellWay to go, Wando Warriors! A few decades ago, I was part of a state award-winning Wando HS Marching Band under the direction of Basil Kerr, now at School of the Arts. Today, I get a

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Save BIG On Seller Fees At Help For The Harbor Gala Nov 2 2017

Want to save BIG BUCKS on your next home sale? Get your tickets to the Help from the Harbor Gala coming up Thursday, November 2 from 7-10 pm on the Spirit of Carolina, docked at Patriot's Point.;

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Mount Pleasant Native And Entrepreneur Number 1 In Nation

by CeCe MikellI was really excited when my friend and local jeweler Nikki Fitzgerald Wood earned a spot among the best 20 in the USA Today 10 Best Readers Choice group for Children and Families

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Why Millennials Choose To Buy

The millennial generation is changing the classic real estate paradigm: they switch from renting to buying at a younger age, before partnering or starting a family, and often without the security of

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5 Reasons To Hire A Real Estate Professional

In our DIY-for-less culture, it's easy to think that selling your home yourself (FSBO = for sale by owner) will save you money, but will it? Consider these five time-consuming parts of selling

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How To Grocery Shop In 1 Hour Or Less

by CeCe MikellOne of the most dreaded tasks of the week is the trip to the grocery store, especially for those whose goal is to make just one trip per week. And I’ve got a practiced system for

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Look Here And See Which Home On Isle Of Palms Will Make Your Life A Beach

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Summer Is Almost Here And You Look Like You Could Use A Beach House Take A Look And See Whats Ava

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Old Mount Pleasant Is New Again See What Youre Missing Now

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Dont You Just Hate Stairs All One Story Homes For Sale

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Want A Home With A Great View

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Now Is The Time To Buy And Get Your Free Home Evaluation

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Summerville Sc Legend Oaks Neighborhood

Why is it called Legend Oaks?  It is primarily due to the 300 year old live oak trees that surround and are in the neighborhood.  The land that Legend Oaks sits in was an old rice field,

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Summerville Sc Happy New Year

Happy New Year!  Now is the time to take into action your resolutions!  What are yours for the year?  Maybe more exercise,  better diet, new job, travel?  How about a new

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Summerville SC Golf All Year

Do you like to golf?  Would you like to be able to golf year round?  Well, Summerville SC is the place for you!  The climate and beautiful scenery that the low country has to offer

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Summerville SC Tired Of The Cold

Are you tired of cold snowy winters?  Do you enjoy shoveling snow and getting stuck in snow drifts?  I used to live in the great white north and found myself asking "Why are you still here

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Want A Better View Look No Further Homes With The Best Views In Mount Pleasant SC Are Right

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Want A Better Deal I Can Get You Want You Want For Less Today

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Mt Pleasant Homes That Are Right For You

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How Is Your Commute Legend Oaks Summerville SC

How is your commute?  Now that Highway 165 is completed down to Highway 61 the commute is much faster!  Want to feel like you live out of the craziness and enjoy more of a relaxed

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Summerville SC Legend Oaks

Why do they call it Legend Oaks?  It is primarily due to approximately due to the 300 year old live oak trees that surround and include the neighborhood.  The property of Legend Oaks was

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Ready To Live At The Beach Now

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Ready To Live In The Best Place In The Low Country

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SUMMERVILLE SC HOMES

SUMMERVILLE HOMES:  Whatever kind of home you are looking for in Summerville, we have it!  Whether you are in need of being in town where all of the action is or out in the country for

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Summerville SC

SUMMERVILLE REAL ESTATE AGENT:  Are you in the process of looking to buy, sell, or invest in real estate?  Have you asked yourself "Where can I find a good agent?"  Here are some tips

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No Traffic With These Close To Everything Walking Homes In Mt Pleasant

Look, we all hate traffic. Wouldn't it be nice to just be able to walk to everything you need? Well.... In Mt. Pleasant you CAN!!!! Check out these homes that are in walking distance from

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You Could Be Here

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You Have Been Waiting To Be Here

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Mt Pleasant Is Where You Want To BE

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Summerville SC Farmers Market

Come downtown Summerville every Saturday morning  (9-am-1pm)  to the Farmers Market.   You will find many different vendors selling anything from fresh produce, crafts,

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Summerville SC Yoga

Do you enjoy Yoga, especially outside in the nice Fall weather?  Come to Buffalo Lake near Summers Corner, classes are held every other Wednesday from 1-2 pm.  Want more information? Call

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Summerville SC Outdoor Projects

Did you know that outdoor remodeling project will add some of the highest returns for resale? Taking care of your lawn can give you the biggest bang for your buck!!  Want for information on

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Football Season

Happy Fall!!  It is not too late to get into a home and enjoy watching football!!  Give me a call  to look for that home that will host plenty of football parties!!  Barb Myers

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Summerville Homes

HOME IN SUMMERVILLE SCAre you looking to move to Summerville SC?  If you are looking in the Summerville  area then I am the person for you!  I have lived in Summerville

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Charleston SC Real Estate BREAKING NEWS Feds Hold Rates For Now

USA Today reports the Federal Reserve with not raise rates. A December Hike is likely.See Story What Does this mean for Charleston and the surrounding SC area? More of the same. Prices

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Home In Mt Pleasant SC

Are you looking to move to Mt. Pleasant SC? Well.... If you are, you've come to the right place. I would love to help anyone looking to sell or buy in the Mt. Pleasant and surrounding areas. If you

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West Ashley In Charleston SC Hidden Value Close To Historic Downtown

West AShley SC is one of the most affordable areas of the City of Charleston. With many homes selling for below $300,000 it is a haven for first time homebuyers as well as experienced buyers looking

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Summerville SC Get A List Of New Homes As They Come On The Market

Summerville SC Has some of the most affordable homes available for sale. One of the fastest growing cities in the Southeast, Summerville homes range from rural farms with lots of acreage, to

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Have a great Labor Day weekend!!  Enjoy time with family and!!

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Looks like we have some bad weather heading our way.  Everyone please be very careful out!!

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5421 Red Tip Lane North Charleston SC

Great 4 Bedroom home, close to Boeing and BoschGreat large upscale home in the Whitehall Subdivision in North Charleston. This home is move in ready and waiting for a new family to join the

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Minutes From Boeing In North Charleston SC Marshfront 5 Bedrooms

5572 Indigo Fields Boulevard$439,900 Single Family 5 Beds, 3 Baths, 1 Half Baths, 3,290 Sqr Ft, North Charleston29418 - This beautiful marsh front home is everything a homeowner needs and wants.

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Deep Water Building Lot On Ashley River In Charleston SC

4633 Bonnie Marie Way$265,000 Deep Water Boat Slip & Building LotBuild your new river front home in this hidden gem of a community on the banks of the Ashley River. Only 12 minutes to the Charleston

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Under 185000 Close To Downtown Charleston SC 2 Bedroom 1 And A Half Bath

873 Sedge Court$184,900 Condos 2 Beds, 1 Baths, 1 Half Baths, 1,038 Sqr Ft, Charleston29412 - Location location price & condition all are excellent in this gorgeous condo on the marsh. Large master

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Minutes From Folly Beach SC Under 200000

          1025 Riverland Woods Place$194,037 Condos 2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,119 Sqr Ft, Charleston Price Reduction29412 - Gorgeous condo in immaculate condition with an open

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This an informative article for first-time home buyers.  It focuses on things that you can do to make your home-buying experience more successful.http://money.usnews.com/money/personal-finance

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Trulia Ranks Holy City Second Hottest Market

Economic opportunity is drawing new people to the Charleston area in record numbers.  The result is that there are a lot of people looking to invest in real estate in a local market that ranks

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Mortgage Rates At Record Lows

Home mortgage rates are still at record lows.  And it's a great time to invest in real estate.  Bloomberg news reports, "The national average 30-year fixed home mortgage rate in the U.S.

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Remember that this upcoming weekend is the "Tax Free Weekend!!"  Take advantage of  the many deals out!!

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The school year is quickly approaching!!   There is still time to search for that perfect home to create new memories!!

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Gotta SELL Em All Here In Moncks Corner SC

It has been a long time since Pokémon was the topic of everyone’s conversation. I remember as a young child swapping cards with friends in order to battle my way into obtaining the

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Mount Pleasant SC Chance To Win A Starbucks Gift Card

Flanagan Home Team knows it's Hot & Steamy outside and wants to you to Cool Down with a chance to win a a $50.00 Gift Card to StarbucksEnter for a chance to win a free $50 Starbucks Gift

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Summer is going fast!!  Still time to find a home and get moved before Labor!!

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Happy 4th of July!  Everyone have a safe and great!!

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Homes sales are going strong!  Looking to buy in Summerville?  Give Barb a call   843-297

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Southern Charm On Daniel Island In Charleston SC Home For Sale

The Southern charm of wide porches with beautiful hanging baskets greet your guests as they come to visit. Located on the Daniel Island Park side of the island, 36 Pagett St has all

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2016 SOME RESOLUTIONS FOR CHARLESTON SC

Happy 2016! Best wishes for a healthy, safe and prosperous year. Although just a date on the calendar each New Year brings hope, new beginnings, resolutions and changing paradigms for

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Selling Houses In Charleston SC During The Holidays 2015

Hey Folks, If you are looking to buy a new home or sell your existing home, or both this holiday season, give me a call. There are some good reasons to either sell or buy in the next few.

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Historic Downtown Charleston SC Downtown Hotel Special Rate

Are you coming into town looking for homes in the next few weeks? Do you need a place to stay? This is a fabulous offer from The Quarters On King. A King & Society Boutique

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Fall Fun In And Around Charleston SC

Some of the best times I have had while living in the Charleston SC area have been what I call Fall Fun. The heat is gone, the humidity is lower, the air is a bit crisper, still warm but crisp and

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Stunning Mt Pleasant Home

Price reduced on this stunning home in Mt Pleasant!!  Call me for a private viewing.  330.806.9742http://amy.flanaganhometeam.com/property/13-15024865-2626-Kiln-Creek-Circle-Mount-Pleasant

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James Island Beauty

Viewed this home today.  What a wonderful floor plan and upgrades for the price!!  Give me a call if you would like to view!!http://amy.flanaganhometeam.com/property/13-15027109-607

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Need Historic Charleston SC Homes I Have The Buyers In 29401 29403

ATTENTION DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON HOMEOWNERS: I have 3 buyers looking to purchase a Charleston Single home. They've seen everything on the market. What they are looking for is something

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Berkeley County SC Summer 2015 Market Update

Berkeley County SC is one of the fastest growing counties in the Southeast. Just 30 miles from the I-95 north-south corridor it will soon be home to Volvo's first United States assembly plant,

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CHARLESTON SC 29407 COMING SOON BE THE FIRST TO SEE IT

A BIG HEADS UP IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR 3 BEDROOM 2 BATH WITH A WORK SHOP OR OVERSIZED GARAGE IN 29407 JUST GOT A CALL, PAST CLIENT IS TAKING A TRANSFER OUT OF STATE. YOU CAN BE IN THIS HOUSE IN

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Real Estate Marketing Ploys Exposed In Charleston SC

I woke up this morning to yet another real estate agent on the radio claiming he was guaranteeing he would buy your house if it didn't sell..... STOP! His job as a real estate agent is to

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A Great Video For Sellers In Mount Pleasant SC

The REMAX  Guide to sellers does such a better job at producing videos than I do I decided to run this one for this months blog. It addresses ten ways sellers will get the highest and

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Summer In Mount Pleasant SC

Summer is just flying by for us this year. We've been hopping, selling listings almost as fast as we get them ready and on the market. We're also working hard on finding our buyer clients homes. The

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Tragedy In Charleston SC

AS a resident of Charleston county i   t calms me some to know that this tragedy was perpetrated by an outsider. I want to believe that the people of Charleston are still some of the

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Charleston Area Real Estate Is Over Priced According To Core Logic

Charleston Overpriced? Monday morning, many read about housing prices being over priced in the Charleston SC market. We were one of seven areas around the country, reported the

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Southern Charm Blended With Coastal Living

1000 Rivershore Rd. Charleston SC 29492- For sale Southern Charm, wide front porch, tall columns, custom landscape.Coastal Casual Living: Bright Kitchen, Open Floor Plan, Windows Galore,

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Debunking The Deeply Discounted Commission Seller Listing Agreement

We're going to save you money! Why Pay More?  Is all this too good to be true? Probably. If nothing else the fees they normally charge will equal or exceed a competitors negotiated commission.

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5 Things Buyers Hate About Your House

So You have your house for sale and nobody is buying...What's Wrong? here are a few things my buyers have found over the years as EXCUSES not to buy your house. Your House Smelled!! Pet

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Dunes West Golf Course Building Site Available

Mount Pleasant, SC - One of the last available building sites on the fairway in Dunes West Golf Course. Surrounded by homes worth in excess of $900,000 this generous 1.19 acre  building lot;

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