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Two Important Impacts of Home Equity
October 26, 2020

Two Important Impacts of Home Equity

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Equity continues to rise, helping American homeowners secure a much more stable financial future. According to the most recent data from CoreLogic, the average homeowner gained $9,800 in equity over the past year. In addition, experts project 2020 home prices to continue rising. With prices going up, equity gains will also keep accelerating.

Home Values Projected to Keep Rising
October 22, 2020

Home Values Projected to Keep Rising

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As we enter the final months of 2020 and continue to work through the challenges this year has brought, some of us wonder what impact continued economic uncertainty could have on home prices. Looking at the big picture, the rules of supply and demand will give us the clearest idea of what is to come.

Americans Are Gaining Confidence in the Economy
October 20, 2020

Americans Are Gaining Confidence in the Economy

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The September Jobs Report issued by the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the unemployment rate dropped to 7.9%. Though that percentage is well below what experts projected earlier this year, it still means millions of people are without work.

Real Estate Continues to Show Unprecedented Strength This Year
October 19, 2020

Real Estate Continues to Show Unprecedented Strength This Year

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The 2020 housing market has surpassed all expectations and continues to drive the nation’s economic recovery. The question is, will this positive trend continue throughout the rest of the year, especially given the uncertainty around the current health crisis, the upcoming election, and more? Here’s a look at what several industry-leading experts have to say.

Charleston area real estate market update September 2020
October 16, 2020

Charleston area real estate market update September 2020

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

Check out our September Newsletter
October 16, 2020

Check out our September Newsletter

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A Look at the Charleston Market with Broker David

The #1 Reason Not to Wait to List Your House for Sale
October 14, 2020

The #1 Reason Not to Wait to List Your House for Sale

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Many industries have been devastated by the economic shutdown caused by the COVID-19 virus. Real estate is not one of them.

Do You Have Enough Money Saved for a Down Payment?
October 13, 2020

Do You Have Enough Money Saved for a Down Payment?

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One of the biggest misconceptions for first-time homebuyers is how much you’ll need to save for a down payment. Contrary to popular belief, you don’t always have to put 20% down to buy a house. Here’s how it breaks down.