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March 2013 Archives

South Carolina becomes hotbed for residential real estate sales

In a buyer's market, attractive real estate prices make it very appealing for first-time homeowners to move forward with a purchase. Even though conditions may be optimal for those looking to purchase a home, buyers may still run into trouble if the transaction isn't carefully handled.

Buying real-estate owned homes presents challenges

Foreclosure is a topic we have covered regularly on this blog. South Carolina -- and the rest of the country -- has seen a large uptick in the number of foreclosures and home repossessions since the recession began in 2008. As such, many readers might be wondering what happens to a home after a mortgage lender repossesses it?

Rare amphibian delays commercial real estate sale, development

Nature enthusiasts in South Carolina may be familiar with the marbled salamander, a small amphibian that is relatively common in our state. However, the population of this creature isn't as robust in other parts of the country -- a realization that may sink a major commercial development in another state.

Got an underwater home? Consider a short sale

The U.S. housing market is finally on the mend, and we can ascribe some of that success to the practice of short sales. Short sales are an increasingly popular alternative to foreclosure, in which a homeowner sells the house for less than they owe on the mortgage. The bank takes the income from the home sale and forgives the remaining balance on the mortgage.

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Summerville, SC 29483
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Goose Creek, SC 29445
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