Close to Fort Jackson is the neighborhood, Woodcreek Farms, a golf community of over 2,300 acres and surrounded by nature, shopping and amenities. With affordable homes, gated communities within in the vast community, many folks relocate to become part of this great location within the Columbia area.
We often discuss the difference in family wealth between homeowner households and renter households. Much of that difference is the result of the equity buildup that homeowners experience over the time that they own their home. In a report recently released by the nonpartisan Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI), they reveal how valuable equity can… Continue reading The Importance of Home Equity in Retirement Planning
Down Payment – This is a portion of the cost of your home that you pay upfront to secure the purchase of the property. Down payments are typically 3 to 20% of the purchase price of the home. There are zero-down programs available through VA loans for Veterans, as well as USDA loans for rural areas of the country. Eighty percent of first-time buyers put less than 20% down last month.
Age Friendly Cities Posted on 03/7/2017 by Patrick Cobb | AARP South Carolina | Comments: 0 As the U.S. population ages and people stay healthy and active longer, communities must work to adapt. AARP’s Network of Age-Friendly Communities is a comprehensive approach to helping us prepare for aging communities. The goal of Age Friendly Communities… Continue reading Age Friendly Cities