Category: Buyer Tips
Let’s Talk Interest Rates & Pre-approval!
Today I have my favorite mortgage company here with me, Motto Mortgage Simplified, and we are going to discuss the first thing you should do if you’re thinking about buying, and what the interest rates are currently doing. The main reason I love Motto Mortgage Simplified is because they are local. If you have a... Read More
4 Common Contingencies Found in a Real Estate Contract
When buying a home, you should be aware of something called a contingency. A contingency clause means that certain requirements must be met in order for the contract to be binding, and if those terms aren’t met, then the contract could end. Contingencies are included in your real estate contract. Let’s discuss these possible contingencies: ... Read More
Home Owner Benefits
Today I want to share with you 4 benefits that come along with owning a home. First and most important, financial stability. Yes it is true that buying a home comes with a lot of upfront expenses, such as the down payment, closing costs, and ongoing maintenance costs; but with a fixed-rate loan the homeownership... Read More
All About Gift Funds
Today I want to talk about gift funds. I am asked frequently from my clients about gifts funds or if there’s a way I can help a family member buy a home. I have the expert here today with me, Lee Hunt with Motto Mortgage, to talk about how you can help a nephew, a... Read More
Cedar Creek Home Just Listed!
Fabulous Cedar Creek custom built 3 bedroom 3.5 bath 3500 sqft plus sunroom & office in A+ perfect move in condition! Gorgeous brick home with oversized side entry garage with workshop space & 2 man doors! 6 inch gutters instead of standard 5 inch! Architectural shingle roof & upgraded metal roof over front porch! Brick... Read More
Benefits of Buying New
Have you been in a situation where you have made offers on resale homes and lost out to better offers? Or are you an FHA or VA type loan buyer and seem to lose out to cash or conventional loan type buyers? If so, you may want to consider new construction. For the last year,... Read More
BEST Neighborhoods in the CSRA Part 2!
Today I’m back with 6 more desirable neighborhoods that are getting a lot of attention. In SC, Hammond Hills in North Augusta is a vibrant and family friendly subdivision. There’s access to the walking and biking trails on the Greeneway, you are a short distance from the recreation center, and you can join the Hammond... Read More
BEST Neighborhoods in the CSRA!
I’ve had hundreds of buyers calling in looking for homes all over the CSRA, a few neighborhoods in particular. On the SC side, The Rapids has recently received a lot of attention. A mix of new construction and established homes, this neighborhood has great amenities including a pool, clubhouse, tennis courts, and access to the... Read More
Georgia vs South Carolina! Where should YOU move?
Georgia and South Carolina are similar in many ways and if you are simply looking for a scenic, warm place to enjoy life, both states could be perfect for you. As far as cost of living, it was reported on average for the entire state of Georgia vs South Carolina that you can expect to... Read More