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June 2013 Archives

Finding opportunity in a changing commercial real estate market

The last several years have brought change and uncertainty into the real estate market, which is something we've regularly discussed on this blog. However, the overall economy is on the path toward recovery, and real estate has followed along. As commercial property prices begin to buoy and interest rates remain low, many may be wondering what's next.

South Carolina bank-owned home sales buck national trend

As the summer months roll on, many people in the Charleston area may be looking to purchase a new home. Traditionally, summertime is the most active time for the residential property market. As buyers weigh their choices, they may take a look at a variety of types of home sales, including purchasing a bank- or real estate-owned property.

Lead paint remains a problem in older residential properties

For several decades now, the use of lead-based paints has been outlawed. However, many older residential properties in South Carolina may still contain lead paint, which is something that must be disclosed by a seller during residential closings. Failure to disclose the presence of lead-based paint in a home when it's sold could result in legal action.

Rising borrowing rates could impact home sales, refinances

As the economy and housing market continues to shift, so too will the behavior of existing homeowners and potential home buyers in the Charleston area. One of the biggest motivating factors in deciding to stay in a home or purchase one for the first time is the cost. In order to reduce the cost of a mortgage, owners and buyers seek the best possible rate.

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1100 Queensborough Blvd, Suite 102
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
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3040 Highway 17-A North, Suite B
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29466
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873 Orleans Road, Suite 102 1/2
Charleston, SC 29407
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106 West 7th North St
Summerville, SC 29483
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567 Crowfield Blvd.
Goose Creek, SC 29445
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