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Where Are Interest Rates Headed in 2021?

Today I’m joined by Brian Prahl of Palmetto Mortgage Group to give a 2021 interest rate forecast and talk about the refinance savings you can take advantage of.

What Will Our Market Look Like in 2021?

Thanks to a certain virus that blindsided the entire world (have you heard about it?), everyone who had made predictions for 2020 found themselves shrugging their shoulders this spring—no one could have foreseen the market behaving the way it did this year.

Is There a Housing Crash on the Horizon in 2021?

Will there be a housing crash in 2021? There are a lot of rumors floating around out there that seem to substantiate this idea, so today I’ll address these concerns.

A Q3 Market Update for You

As we head into the home stretch of 2020, I want to bring you a quick update on what we saw in the third quarter here in Columbia.

What Should You Know About Real Estate Law?

Today I’m honored to be joined by my friend Andy, a prominent real estate attorney here in South Carolina. We’re going to discuss the key legal items you should know when buying or selling real estate.

Are Homeowners Associations a Bad Thing?

I’ve been hearing from a lot of clients about homeowners associations, which can be a real firestorm for some. Is living in a homeowners association a bad thing or a good thing?

What’s Listing Agent Laura Moye’s Chief Advice for Sellers?

This week I’m honored to be joined by Laura Moye, the top listing agent on our team for the last three years now. Since joining our team, she’s sold a lot more homes than anyone else in Columbia in that span—somewhere in the ballpark of 200!

How Can You Be the Smartest Buyer in the Room?

Today I’m joined by the one and only Sean Coffey, who’s been the top buyer agent on our team for the past five or six years. Sean has sold at least 150 to 200 homes since he’s been with us.

Buying Property on Lake Murray

Are you thinking of buying a property on Lake Murray? My team and I sell more Lake Murray homes than anyone else, so we know what you need to look for to find the best home available.

How Can Buyers Compete in Our Seller’s Market?

At just two months’ worth, our inventory is extremely tight right now; there’s no doubt we’re in a strong seller’s market where multiple-offer situations are commonplace in certain high-demand price points.

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