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Friday, October 24, 2014 / by Christina Smith
True, home prices were up, which put a smile on Charleston, SC homeowners’ faces. Yet the number of sales was less than overpowering. In reaction to the housing bust, regulators had tightened the screws on mortgage lenders, causing them to raise requirements for borrowers—Charleston area mortgage applicants included. So although the price rises were encouraging, the difficulty in getting mortgages became a drag on the number of home sales.
Now the latest rumbles could be potentially breakout news for Charleston, SC homeowners and investors—indeed, for anybody with an inkling t ...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 / by Christina Smith
Don't Bite Off More Than You Can Chew
One of the biggest mistakes that Charleston, SC homeowners make is choosing a home that is beyond their price range. Your children need to remember that they are going to be paying for their home for a long time. A crushing house payment could be difficult to manage.
In order to find a reasonable mortgage, you need to look at the numbers. The bank, or mortgage lender, will generally look at a client's income, debt, and the current mortgage rate to determine an acceptable amount when purchasing a home. Your children can look at their own budget, lay out all of their costs, and determine how much spe ...
Thursday, October 9, 2014 / by Christina Smith
3 Reasons Why Changing Your Kitchen and Dining Room Lighting Fixtures Can Increase Charleston Home Your Sale Price
One affordable change to your Charleston home that can increase your sale price is to change your kitchen and dining room lighting fixtures. There are a number of reasons why this can work. Here are three of them: