Home Owners

June 30, 2022

Why is the Housing Supply Still Low?

If you are keeping tabs on today’s real estate market, you already know that we are in the midst of an ultimate seller’s market. The number of buyers searching for a home is currently outweighing how many houses are available for sale. This is making it extremely competitive for those ...

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June 8, 2022

What Are Closing Costs and What Should I Expect?

For first-time homebuyers, purchasing your first home in the Charleston, SC area can feel intimidating and overwhelming. There are questions such as, what can I afford? What is a good interest rate? Is my credit good enough? How much should I put down? As a homebuyer, it’s important to plan ...

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June 1, 2022

The Top Things to Look for When House Hunting

Is it time to buy a home of your own? While buying a house isn’t right for everyone, there are many benefits to homeownership such as cost savings, privacy and remodeling to create your dream space! So, if you are ready to buy a house in Charleston, SC, or the ...

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May 11, 2022

Is Inflation Holding You Back from Buying a Home This Year?

If you’re paying attention to the real estate market today, or even in the last few years, you’re probably consuming a lot of information about record-breaking home prices, increasing consumer costs, rapid turnarounds, and more. Between inflation and hot real estate markets, all of this can leave potential buyers feeling ...

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April 25, 2022

Reasons You Should Hire a Real Estate Agent, Especially One at Team Lail-Chambers!

 

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Real Estate brokers can create more exposure for your property, help you negotiate a better deal, dedicate more time to your sale and prevent your emotions from sabotaging it. A broker brings a level of professionalism to a complex transaction. Thus, in the end, generating more income and ...

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April 4, 2022

What Questions Should You Ask a Real Estate Attorney?

Whether you’re buying a house, or selling one, it’s crucial to have a reliable real estate attorney by your side. It doesn’t matter if you're a first-time homebuyer or a professional house flipper; the services of a reputable real estate attorney will make things a lot easier and safer ...

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March 24, 2022

Are You Wondering, ”Can I Buy a House With Student Debt?”

 

If you are looking to purchase a home, you may wonder if your student loan debt could burden or delay those plans. You may find yourself asking questions such as, “will my debt prevent me from being qualified for a home loan?” Or, “should I wait to start ...

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Feb. 5, 2022

Can Homeownership Create Long-Term Wealth?

Did you know that purchasing a home is one of the simplest ways to accumulate wealth? Homeownership tends to force most people to save money & re-evaluate their finances. As you pay your mortgage each month, you pay down the principle of the loan, which builds equity, & home appreciation ...

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Feb. 2, 2022

Things to Avoid After You Apply for a Home Loan!

Picture this… you find your dream home, you put in an offer, & it is accepted by the seller. Exciting, right? But, now what? Now it’s time to apply for a mortgage & close the deal! But, before you do, there are a few key things that you will want ...

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Jan. 18, 2022

Should You Put 20% Down on Your New Home?

If you are thinking of purchasing a new home in today’s Charleston, SC market, you are probably wondering if a 20% down payment is really necessary. Although there are other options & programs available to put down less than 20%, it is prudent to understand the benefits at hand if ...

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