There are 3 blog entries for May 2012.
Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012 at 12:40pm. 857 Views, 0 Comments.
Greenville, SC is once again making national headlines as a great place to live and work. This time we are in the real estate section of the New York Times where they discuss the development of Verdae.
Located near the Shops at Greenridge at the intersection of Laurens and Woodruff Rd., the New York Times describes Verdae as “…a city within a city, designed with a walkable ‘live, work, play’ ethos. A master plan approved in 2005 includes single-family homes, town homes and apartments, retail and office buildings, a retirement complex and a large medical building. A 20-acre recreation area called Legacy Park is already finished.”
Homes are currently on the market in Hollingsworth Park at Verdae. Prices range between $250,000-500,000 with…
Thursday, May 17th, 2012 at 4:24pm. 360 Views, 0 Comments.
Part of the consideration in selling a home is how much it will cost to sell it and how much money will be earn from the transaction. The Greenville, SC real estate market is no different.
As mentioned in previous articles, the profit you need to make from a home has no bearing on what a potential buyer will pay, but counting the cost beforehand allows you to know if it makes economic sense to sell now or wait.
We all can get emotionally vested in our homes: that is no criticism or surprise. Selling a Greenville home by the numbers helps a homeowner have a proper expectation of what is reasonable in the market today. It also keeps a home from languishing on the real estate market and further hurting the seller’s position.
Factoring the overall costs…
Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 at 2:24pm. 480 Views, 0 Comments.
Buying your first home is one of the most important events in your life. Finding the best Greenville, SC real estate for your money is essential because not only are you buying a home, you are purchasing a major investment. Even if you plan on moving again someday, it is still worthwhile to get a home that is worth your financial commitment.
1. Talk to the bank
Get all your finances in order with as little outstanding debt as possible. See your loan officer at your bank and find out whether you can be pre-approved for a loan and for how much. Doing this before you search for a home insures you are not looking for “too much house”.
Keep in mind the bigger a down payment you have, the less you will pay in interest. When dealing with a twenty or thirty…