Stay up to date with the latest real estate industry news and market trends. We provide free, shareable resources that help homeowners navigate the process of buying or selling, Columbia area market trends, pricing your home, inspections, homeowners insurance, and more. When working with The Downing Group, our associates will provide expert advice to help guide you through the steps of buying or selling your home in the Midlands.
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Columbia Real Estate- Advice for Pricing Your Columbia Home Correctly
Ensure your home sells for top dollar. Brent Downing, the top Midlands seller agent and owner of The Downing Group, walks you through the steps needed to sell your home. From reviewing other home’s details with pros and cons to determining what Midlands buyers crave, we are here to help you price your home effectively.
Columbia Real Estate- Everything You Need to Know About Homeowners Associations
Have you ever considered living within a homeowners association? HOAs do much more than just charge you a monthly fee to live in a certain neighborhood. Did you know, for example, that they can actually protect your property’s value? To find out how and to learn more, watch this short video.
Columbia Real Estate- Be Well-Prepared If You Plan to Buy & Sell at the Same Time
Buying and selling a home at the same time is a tricky business. There are quite a few points to consider and many people who want to take this approach may not be fully informed on what the process will (and will not) look like. If you’re someone who has plans to adopt this strategy anytime soon, this video is for you.
Columbia Real Estate – What’s the latest with Lake Murray?
Curious about the managed water levels and seasonal changes at Lake Murray? As a long time resident, Brent Downing explains typical water fluctuations and what you can expect living lakeside. Any questions related to living on the lake or Lake Murray real estate, contact our team today!
Columbia Real Estate – A Holiday Message to You
The Downing Group of Columbia thank you for making 2018 our strongest year yet! We look forward to continuing to serve our Midlands community through providing exceptional realty support for area buyers and sellers. Whether it’s your first home or your third, we strive to make your real estate experience enjoyable.
Columbia Real Estate – Is the Market Really Slowing Down?
Are market slowdowns on the horizon for Columbia & the surrounding Midlands area? In this video, Brent Downing describes current realty trends and market conditions. He also addresses how these changes affect how buyers and sellers approach their realty goals. To learn more about recent developments in Columbia, Lexington, Chapin, general Lake Murray or Midlands areas, contact us today!
How to Choose the Best Agent
To have a successful home sale, you need to hire the right agent. The Downing Group, Midlands top selling realtors, give you some tips to find the perfect fit. Looking for an agent? The Downing Group is top in the area for a reason – our team has expert area knowledge, understands the local market, and always puts our clients first. For a team you can trust to sell your home for top dollar and fast, contact us today.
How Do We Help You Price Your Home
How should you price your Midlands home? When working with sellers, this is one of the most common questions that comes up at listing appointments. To help you decide your listing price, The Downing Group likes to compare other available homes in your area as well as similar homes that have recently sold. To learn how this helps you price your home, watch our latest video. Ready to sell? Contact the top selling realty team in the greater Columbia SC area!
What You Should Be Looking for When Choosing a Listing Agent
Looking for a great listing agent is tough. You need an agent with integrity & who works diligently for you. Your listing agent should understand local market conditions, home supply & demand, and how to price your home correctly. Watch this video to learn more!
When Should you Order a Home Inspection Before Listing?
Home inspections – as a homeowner, should you order an inspection for your home before putting it on the market? We get asked this question a lot, and the answer depends on your situation. If your home is relatively old, you should probably order one. If your home is new, then getting an inspection isn’t as important. Watch to find out more.
- The Answers to 4 Common Real Estate Questions.
- Are You Planning a Move? Don’t Wait until Rates Rise Even Higher.
- An Important Discussion About Homeowners Insurance.
- How Is Supply and Demand Impacting Our Luxury Market?
- The Home Buying Process, From A to Z
- Tips for a Picture-Perfect Home
- Buying vs. Renting—Which Is Best for You?
- What the VC Summer Layoffs Mean for Our Market
- What to Look for in a Columbia Home
- What to Look for in a Lake Murray Home
- What’s All the Fuss About “Zestimates”?
- Why You Should Never List Alone
- How Do Realtors Differ From Regular Real Estate Agents?
- A NEW MARKET UPDATE FOR COLUMBIA
- WHY YOU SHOULD NEVER LIST ALONE
- IS YOUR HOME MARKET READY?
- WHY SHOULD YOU WORK WITH A REAL ESTATE AGENT?
- WHY LIST WITH US?
- WHY SHOULD YOU WORK WITH A REAL ESTATE AGENT?
- BRENT DOWNING AND THE DOWNING DIFFERENCE