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Lee Keadle


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Financing Timeline For Home Buyers

Many buyers ask us when they should start looking into financing for their future home purchase. It's important to start looking as early as possible into financing. If you think you may run into ..
(December 15, 2008)
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Getting Started on a Home Loan

Some of the best advice I can give for getting a home loan is to start early. I've included some information in this article to help you get started. Even if your time frame for buying a home is a ..
(October 15, 2008)
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Is it Time to Take My Home Off the Market?

Sellers around the country are finding it increasingly difficult to sell their homes. Two years ago sellers could put their homes on the MLS and slap a for sale sign in the yard, and buyers would ..
(October 15, 2008)
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Finding Rent to Own Homes

Finding homes to rent are pretty easy. And, of course, there is a huge selection of homes to buy right now. However, finding homes that are rent to own can be very difficult. We've gotten more ..
(October 15, 2008)
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Good Public Schools in Charleston, SC

We get a lot of questions about schools in Charleston, SC - especially from home buyers relocating to Charleston. When clients tell us they want to be in a good public school district, we give them ..
(October 15, 2008)
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How to Build Credit For the House You Want

As real estate agents, we get a lot of questions about financing a home. With the credit crunch that we're seeing right now with home loans, I wanted to write just briefly about how buyers can build ..
(October 15, 2008)
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Established Neighborhoods in James Island, SC

James Island is one of the most popular areas to live in Charleston, SC. While some buyers want newer homes, many buyers seek older homes for the larger lots and the brick exteriors. On James Island, .
(October 15, 2008)
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Buying and Selling in Today's Real Estate Market

Today's market benefits two groups of buyers: first-time buyers, and buyers moving up. It is an excellent market to buy, especially if you don't have a current home to sell. For this reason, we're ..
(August 18, 2008)
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Take Advantage of Market Trends!

It's a great time to buy real estate in Charleston right now. Four factors benefit home buyers in Charleston's real estate market: 1) Low interest rates - We're seeing interest rates in the 6% range. .
(August 18, 2008)
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Are You Ready to Move Up?

For many people, there comes a time when they decide that their home no longer meets their needs. Whether you’re still living in your starter home or you’re in a second or third home, ..
(June 24, 2007)
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The Folly Beach Turtle Watch Program

Loggerhead sea turtles come ashore Folly Beach, SC to lay their eggs between May and October. Despite popular belief, the females only nest every two or three years, and during their nesting season ..
(June 24, 2007)
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Tips for Making Effective Contingencies

Some sellers are very reluctant to accept multiple contingencies. So, try to scale down your contingencies as best as you can. Two contingencies are easy for home buyers to avoid. For example, get ..
(June 24, 2007)
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Which Neighborhood is Right for You?

Finding a neighborhood that is a good match for you can be very difficult. So, we’ve come up with seven steps to find the right neighborhood for you. 1) Look at a map of the area. Start ..
(June 24, 2007)
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8 Tips for Keeping Your Loan Until Closing

Many factors can affect your financing during the home buying process. From the time you apply for a mortgage until the time of closing, you should not make any drastic changes to your financial ..
(June 13, 2007)
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Location - Location - Location!

You may have heard this before: “What are the three most important things to consider with real estate?” The answer, of course, is location, location, and location. So, everyone knows ..
(June 13, 2007)
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The Homeowners' Association

We get a lot of questions about HOAs. HOA stands for Homeowners’ Association, and most neighborhoods in Charleston, SC have them. The HOA is a non-profit group that manages a community. ..
(June 13, 2007)
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The Real Estate Contract

Many people sign a real estate contract and don’t even understand what terms they’re agreeing to. We think it is important for you to have a basic understanding of this legally binding ..
(June 13, 2007)
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James Island SC Real Estate

The James Island SC real estate market is as strong as it’s been in the past, especially since there is not an excessive supply and a continuing demand like there is in Mount Pleasant. The ..
(June 13, 2007)
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Buying Homes Pre-Construction

Many people hear about buying homes in the pre-construction phase of development and having the home value skyrocket in the first few years. The stories usually involve someone “getting ..
(June 04, 2007)
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Tips for Buying Pre-Construction Homes in Charleston SC

People often ask us whether it is better to use the agent working at the model home. While these agents are very familiar with the neighborhood and option packages, they work for the builder and have .
(June 04, 2007)
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Making an Offer on a Home

So you’ve found the home you want to buy. Now what? You need to make an offer to buy the seller’s house. Your real estate agent will have the forms you need, and he or she will talk with ..
(June 04, 2007)
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Common Mistakes Made by Home Buyers

Here is your chance to learn from other home buyers’ mistakes! We’ve listed the five most common mistakes that a home buyer can make: 1) Failing to plan for the future – Even if you ..
(June 04, 2007)
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The Morris Island Lighthouse Off Folly Beach, SC

The Morris Island Lighthouse is one of two lighthouses in Charleston, SC. Since it is located only about 300 yards off the north end of Folly Beach, the lighthouse has become somewhat of a symbol for .
(June 04, 2007)
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