Blythewood New Home- Basement and Lakeview!

Wonderful lake front living on Lake Windermere. Quality built by Executive Construction Homes,4 bedrooms/4.5 baths,up& downstairs great rooms, both with fireplaces(gas),volume ceilings ,all appliances provided with 3 year/warranty from Samsung .Covered back porch.Stunning views READ MORE>>

To Stage…or Not to Stage? That Is the Question! [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights:
The National Association of Realtors surveyed their members & released the findings of their Annual Profile of Home Staging.
50% of staged homes saw a 1-10% increase in dollar value offers from buyers.
77% of buyer’s agents said staging made it easier for buyers to visualize the home as their own.
The top rooms to stage to attract more buyers are the living room, master bedroom, kitchen, and dining room.

Woodcreek Farms-Columbia’s Prized Location

Four distinct seasons with long, colorful springs and autumns, hot summers and the occasional excitement of a bit of snow in the forecast during winter’s brief stay – that’s the weather in Columbia.

Renting vs. Buying in Columbia

Factors That Influence Price in Columbia

The city continues to see steady growth since the recession, which indicates a slow increase in home prices. When looking at Columbia home buying trends, there are various factors that affect the price in Columbia, some of which include home size and location. Given the demographic of Columbia, single-family homes and condominiums tend to sell the quickest in the city. Additionally, school districts will play a major role in neighborhood popularity, which can also affect home prices.

8 Questions Realtors Should Always Ask When Showing Homes

Why do you want to buy a home now? This question can elicit relevant information, including pregnancies, job changes or a child leaving for college. You can then use this insight to tailor your services to the buyer’s specific needs, so that you are only showing homes that your client is interested in.

The Impact of Homeownership on Civic Involvement

“Owning a home embodies the promise of individual autonomy and is the aspiration of most American households. Homeownership allows households to accumulate wealth and social status, and is the basis for a number of positive social, economic, family and civic outcomes.”

Dreaming of the Perfect Home in Columbia, SC?

Do you really need that farmhouse sink in the kitchen in order to be happy with your home choice? Would a two-car garage be a convenience or a necessity? Could the ‘man cave’ of your dreams be a future renovation project instead of a make-or-break right now?