Housing Affordability Slips in June 2020 as Median Family Income Falls

At the national level, housing affordability showed signs of improvement in June 2020 compared to a year ago but fell compared to May, according to NAR’s Housing Affordability Index. Affordability worsened in June compared to May as the median family income slightly declined by 1% while the median home prices rose by 4%. Compared to […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June South Carolina housing market busy for buyers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sharon Stone 803-772-5206 June South Carolina housing market busy for buyers COLUMBIA, S.C. (July 15, 2020) — South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its June 2020 market data. While the statewide reports reflect continued constrained seller activity, buyers are increasingly active. “During the shut downs across the country and in South […]

A Lawn Mowing Trick to Upgrade Landscaping

Give your lawn the pro treatment with a checkerboard pattern. If you’re trying to sell your home, taking the time to mow the lawn twice in a checkerboard pattern can make the landscape stand out. You’ll often spot the checkerboard or stripe pattern on baseball and athletic fields. But how can you do it yourself? […]

Barn Doors Are a Stylish Space-Saver

The sliding barn door can be a statement piece and open up precious floor space when rooms are tight. Making the space for a swinging door moot, you also can give the barn door a trendy hue, such as blue or green, to make it a focal point in your décor. Read More at https://www.nar.realtor/blogs/styled-staged-sold/barn-doors-are-a-stylish-space-saver

Home Sweet Pool – the Importance of Maintaining Your Swimming Pool

Summer is here and perhaps due to the pandemic and working at home this year, the hotline is getting many more swimming pool calls. Use SCR310 DUE DILIGENCE because the buyer can inspect and either negotiate pool repairs or terminate by paying the seller the due diligence termination fee in a timely and proper manner. […]