Tips for Buying a House – Segment #4 Making an Offer on a House This is the fourth video in a series titled “Tips on Buying a House” that I just published. I’ve also included the transcript if you prefer to read. Today, we’re talking about the offer price and what I call the net […]
Tips for Buying a House – Segment #3 A Process Overview, Finding a Realtor and Making an Offer This is the transcript of the third video in a series titled “Tips on Buying a House” that I just published. I’ve also included a link to the video below the transcript for your viewing pleasure! Just […]
This is the transcript of the second video in a series titled “Tips on Buying a House” that I just published. This video is about the financial considerations of buying a home. I’ve also included a link to the video below the transcript for your viewing pleasure! Just click the image below the title to […]
This is the transcript of the first video in a series titled “Tips on Buying a House” that I just published. This video is about doing your research on the community(ies) that you’re interested in living in. I’ve also included a link to the video below the transcript for your viewing pleasure! Tips on Buying […]
We’ve all seen a yard that we were envious of. You know, the yard that had a super green, weed-free and wonderfully manicured grass turf. The yard that had a nicely integrated array of bushes, flowers, water features and elegant lawn furniture around a beautiful fire pit. I can tell you that it’s not my […]
I grew up in Charleston, and seeing homes raised on pilings was a common sight (it still is). I always thought that this was done to avoid flood damage to a home. We should always be careful about assumptions… Getting the Straight Scoop I had the pleasure of sitting down with Jason Moore, VP and […]
The Johns Island Community Association (JICA) considers itself to be the positive and collaborative voice for the residents of Johns Island to the city, county and state. They strive to understand the overarching desires of the residents and ensure that the same is presented to all appropriate agencies. Currently, a large part of their work is to ensure the various government entities understand the imbalance between the population growth rate on the island and the lack of road and storm water infrastructure support.
Buyers with experience have a few other things to consider. If you’re last home purchase was prior to the 2008 recession, then it may be a surprise to hear about today’s processing changes. Today’s loan processing can often be arduous and time consuming. This is primarily due to new regulations designed to protect the consumer, from costly lending mistakes. The new regulations were an outcome of the 2008 market crisis. This is another reason to start the process sooner than later.
I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Jason Dolinski to talk about the wide world of home mortgages. We discussed what home buyers and sellers should know about mortgages and home financing. Jason is a loan officer with Sunbelt Lending Services. He also has one of the most impressive mustaches that I’ve ever […]
I had lunch with Mike Mankin of National Property Inspections recently, and I thought I’d share my findings. We discussed what homeowners who plan to sell their home should look for when preparing a home for sale. To avoid boring you with a question and answer format, I will condense the content into three categories; inside of the […]