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    Together Is Better

    By Allison Carlson | October 11, 2023

    Together We Can Do Great Things – Collaboration in Real estate & Real Life Collaborating is something we do everyday. We jump on zoom calls, phone calls, meetings, etc and brainstorm Ideas with others. I use collaboration in many different ways. Whenever I am having a bad day or a foggy mind, I call my... Read More

    Myths about REALTORS

    By Allison Carlson | October 5, 2023

    Common Real Estate (Agent) Myths – TOP 10 That Need To Be Addressed As A new home-buyer, someone who hasn’t ever gone through the process – start to finish – in a real estate deal. I remember that I had a lot of misconceptions of what my Realtor “really” did for me. As a REALTOR... Read More

    14 Things to Consider When Purchasing an Older Home

    By Jared Jackson | October 5, 2023

    The Charleston area offers up many opportunities to purchase pre-Revolutionary, pre-Civil War, and pre-WW2 homes but buying an old house comes with its own unique set of considerations and potential challenges compared to purchasing a newer one. Here are some key differences to be aware of: Historical Charm and Character: Old houses often have unique... Read More

    Why Today’s Housing Inventory Shows a Crash Isn’t on the Horizon

    By Jared Jackson | September 28, 2023

    This blog is shared from Keeping Current Maters. You might remember the housing crash in 2008, even if you didn’t own a home at the time. If you’re worried there’s going to be a repeat of what happened back then, there’s good news – the housing market now is different from 2008. One important reason is... Read More

    What Happens at a Home Inspection?

    By Jared Jackson | September 20, 2023

    A home inspection is a thorough examination of a property’s condition, typically conducted by a licensed and qualified home inspector. The purpose is to assess the overall state of the property and identify any potential issues or areas that may need repair or attention. Here’s what typically happens during a home inspection: Scheduling and Arriving:... Read More

    The Pink Kitchen – Why the Kitchen is Still The Soul of Your Home

    By Allison Carlson | September 14, 2023

    The Pink Kitchen – Why The Kitchen is Still The Soul of Your Home “Think this over carefully: The most charming hours of our life are all connected – by a more or less tangible hyphen – with a memory of the table.”— Pierre-Charles Monselet 1874 We believe the kitchen still is the heart and... Read More

    Pros and Cons of Assumable Mortgages

    By Jared Jackson | September 14, 2023

    Assumable mortgages have both advantages and disadvantages for both the seller and the buyer. Here are the pros and cons: Pros for the Buyer: Potentially Lower Interest Rates: If the interest rate on the assumable mortgage is lower than current market rates, the buyer can save money on interest payments. Lower Closing Costs: Since the... Read More

    15 Tips for Buying a Home

    By Jared Jackson | September 8, 2023

    Buying a home is a significant financial and personal milestone. Here are some tips to consider as you prepare for the home-buying process: Determine Your Budget: Establish a clear budget, taking into account your income, expenses, and any potential down payment you can make. Consider getting pre-approved for a mortgage to understand how much you... Read More

    15 Ways to Make Money in Real Estate

    By Jared Jackson | September 4, 2023

    There are various ways to make money in real estate, depending on your investment goals, risk tolerance, and resources. Here are some different strategies for making money in real estate: Appreciation: This involves buying properties with the expectation that their value will increase over time. This can be due to market trends, improvements in the... Read More

    10 Reason to Make the Move to Charleston, SC

    By Jared Jackson | August 25, 2023

    Charleston, SC is a charming and historic city known for its Southern hospitality, beautiful architecture, and coastal lifestyle. Here are 10 reasons why someone might consider moving to Charleston: Historic Charm: Charleston is one of the oldest cities in the United States, dating back to the 17th century. Its historic districts are filled with cobblestone... Read More