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Why This Summer Is the 2020 Real Estate Season
May 27, 2020

Why This Summer Is the 2020 Real Estate Season

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With stay-at-home orders starting to gradually lift throughout parts of the country, data indicates homebuyers are jumping back into the market. After many families put their plans on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic, what we once called the busy spring real estate season is shifting into the summer.

Buying or Selling a Home? You Need an Expert Kind of Guide
May 26, 2020

Buying or Selling a Home? You Need an Expert Kind of Guide

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In a normal housing market, whether you’re buying or selling a home, you need an experienced guide to help you navigate through the process. You need someone you can turn to who will tell you how to price your home correctly right from the start.

Interest Rates Hover Near Historic All-Time Lows [INFOGRAPHIC]
May 22, 2020

Interest Rates Hover Near Historic All-Time Lows [INFOGRAPHIC]

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<h3><strong>Some Highlights</strong></h3> <ul> <li>Mortgage interest rates have dropped considerably this spring and are hovering at a historically low level.</li> <li>Locking in at a low rate today could save you thousands of dollars over the lifetime of your home loan.</li> <li>Let’s connect to determine the best way to position yourself for a move in today’s market.

Charleston Area Real Estate Market April Update
May 21, 2020

Charleston Area Real Estate Market April Update

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David Kent, President of The Real Buyer's Agent, Charleston 1st Exclusive Buyer's Agency, talks review the real estate market data for March 2020. His presentation compares 2018, 2019, and 2020 real estate market in Charleston, Berkeley, and Dorchester Counties.

Experts Predict Economic Recovery Should Begin in the Second Half of the Year
May 21, 2020

Experts Predict Economic Recovery Should Begin in the Second Half of the Year

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One of the biggest questions we all seem to be asking these days is: When are we going to start to see an economic recovery? As the country begins to slowly reopen, moving forward in strategic phases, business activity will help bring our nation back to life.

Housing Market Positioned to Bring Back the Economy
May 19, 2020

Housing Market Positioned to Bring Back the Economy

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All eyes are on the American economy. As it goes, so does the world economy. With states beginning to reopen, the question becomes: which sectors of the economy will drive its recovery? There seems to be a growing consensus that the housing market is positioned to be that driving force, the tailwind that is necessary.

#1 Financial Benefit of Homeownership: Family Wealth
May 18, 2020

#1 Financial Benefit of Homeownership: Family Wealth

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While growing up, we were taught by our parents and grandparents that owning a home is a financially savvy move. They explained how a mortgage is like a “forced savings plan.” When you pay rent, that money is lost forever.

A Surprising Shift to the ‘Burbs May Be on the Rise
May 13, 2020

A Surprising Shift to the ‘Burbs May Be on the Rise

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While many people across the U.S. have traditionally enjoyed the perks of an urban lifestyle, some who live in more populated city limits today are beginning to rethink their current neighborhoods.