July Is UV Safety Month

July Is UV Safety Month

Along with its twelve miles of pristine beaches and gorgeous shoreline, Hilton Head Island is also well known for fabulous golf and tennis opportunities.  Biking around the island or on the beach is also a popular pastime on the Island and for one feeling a bit more adventurous, there is an endless variety of water sports [...]

Set The Stage For A Super Home Sale

Set The Stage For A Super Home Sale

If you’re getting ready to sell your home, there are a few things you should do first. At the top of the list are repairs, decluttering, and staging your home for a super sale. With the help of your agent and/or homestager, you can create the perfectly staged home that’s eye-catching at first glance. In [...]

Avoid These Moving Mistakes

Avoid These Moving Mistakes

Whether moving across town or across the country, packing up and moving can be stressful, costly and full of surprises. From shady movers and inaccurate price quotes, to overpacking or not allowing enough time to get the move set up, every step of a move has the potential for mistakes that can make a move [...]

The Five Biggest Mortgage Mistakes You Can Make

The Five Biggest Mortgage Mistakes You Can Make

For most buyers, the mortgage is the largest monthly expense they will have. Yet most borrowers will do little to no preparation, negotiation, or shopping to get the best deal. And they end up paying much more for their loans than they need to. You? You’re smarter than that, or you wouldn’t be reading this [...]

Chamber Bike and Dine Week

Chamber Bike and Dine Week

Although Hilton Head Island may be most well known for its great golf and serious tennis scene, biking on Hilton Head Island is also a very popular pastime. Hilton Head also received a Silver level designation as a Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists making it the place to go for biking fun. Now in [...]

Homeowner Tax Breaks

Homeowner Tax Breaks

Tax season can make most of us cringe. But, if you’re a homeowner, make certain you meet with experts to see how you may benefit at tax time by owning a home. Minimizing your tax liability is always the goal. Start first by getting all your paperwork together. Hopefully you’ve kept good, clean records of [...]

Curb Appeal is a Must!

Curb Appeal is a Must!

If your home has curb appeal, you’ll be able to sell it quickly and for top dollar. That’s why REALTORS® rate exterior home remodeling projects as the most valuable homeowners can make. Many homeowners are confused about which projects will provide the most return on investment as they prepare their homes for the market. The [...]

2013 Pending Home Sales Edge Up

2013 Pending Home Sales Edge Up

The National Association of Realtors reports that the market still favors buyers in most of the country, but higher mortgage interest rates in combination with strong price gains mean a more modest growth in values is expected in 2014. The Pending Home Sales Index, a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, shows that pending home [...]

Home Move In-Tips

Home Move In-Tips

Congratulations, you’ve bought your new home and it’s move-in time. Wait! Before you move in, read on to get some practical and important tips that will help simplify the move-in process and have your home ready for your first night there. Change the locks. You’ve closed escrow and the keys to your new home are yours. The [...]

Benefits Of House-Hunting During The Holiday Season

Benefits Of House-Hunting During The Holiday Season

When you’re writing out the holiday shopping list, maybe it’s time to put you on it and a home as the gift. If you’ve been considering buying a home, here are a few reasons why shopping for one during the holiday season can benefit you. Yes, it may involve you really prioritizing your time; the [...]

How Does My Home Compare to Others on the Market?

How Does My Home Compare to Others on the Market?

After much soul-searching  you’ve decided to put your home on the market. You may be selling to change cities for a job, you may need to downsize or upgrade, or perhaps you are relocating  to your ideal retirement destination. Regardless  the reason, selling your home is a big and important decision!  But now that you’ve decided to sell you may be [...]