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3 Things You Need in a Shifting Real Estate Market

Whether you are thinking of selling your house or buying a home, today’s real estate headlines can be confusing – perhaps even concerning. What is actually happening with mortgage rates? Are home values dropping or are they just rising at a slower… Read More

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Is Student Loan Debt A Threat to Homeownership?

It Needs to Be Considered, But it is Not a Deal Breaker. Over the course of the last thirty years, a shift has happened. An entire generation has been raised to believe that a college education is their key to unlocking opportunities… Read More

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Savannah Historic Homes

Historic Homes – Are They Your Calling? One of the biggest draws to living in the heart of Savannah is the Historic District. Originally the historic district was the 2.2 square mile area that runs from East Broad Street to Martin Luther… Read More

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It Takes Two To Tango

Real Estate Power Couples It takes two to tango. An idiom often used in a negative connotation, takes on a whole new light for real estate power couple Liz and Bobby Davenport. The two rely on each other in all aspects of… Read More

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5 Homeowners Association Questions You Need to Ask

Homeowners Associations: A Blessing and a Curse  Make sure your agent has knowledge about the Homeowners Associations where you are interested in buying.  First things first, let’s make sure we all know what and why HOA Fees exist. The Homeowners Association (or… Read More

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2 Factors to Watch in Today’s Real Estate Market Whether Buying or Selling

Interest Rates & Home Inventory When it comes to buying or selling a home there are many factors you should consider. Where you want to live, why you want to buy or sell, and who will help you along your journey are… Read More

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Are We About to Enter a Buyers’ Market?

Home sales are below last year’s levels, home values are appreciating at a slower pace, and there are reports showing purchasing demand softening. This has some thinking we may be entering a buyers’ market after sellers have had the upper hand for… Read More

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Mortgage Interest Rates are Still Going Up

… Should You Wait to Buy? Mortgage interest rates, as reported by Freddie Mac, have increased by close to a quarter of a percent over the last several weeks. Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, the Mortgage Bankers Association, and the National Association of Realtors are all calling for mortgage rates to rise another… Read More

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The Cost of NOT Paying PMI

Saving for a down payment is often the biggest hurdle for a first-time homebuyer as median incomes, rents, and home prices all vary depending on where you live. There is a common misconception among homebuyers that a 20% down payment is required,… Read More

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12 Single-Family Lots with Water Access

Blue Heron Bluff Neighborhood The Blue Heron Bluff neighborhood is designed to fully embrace the beauty and low country lifestyle of living on the beautiful 100 Mile Coast. The private community boasts stunning views of both the Intercoastal Waterway and the marshlands,… Read More

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