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Looking for a Real Estate Agent(Realtor) in Charleston, SC? Here are a few questions to be sure you find the right one!!

So…you are in the market for a World Class agent. WAIT…before you call your sisters friends cousins brother and let him put a sign in your yard just because he is in real estate…READ THIS!!! There are over 4,000 Real Estate Agents in Charleston, SC… Through November of this year there are only 435 agents […] The post Looking for a Real Estate Agent(Realtor) in Charleston, SC? Here are a few questions to be sure you find the right one!! appeared first on ChuckTown Ho...

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Lunch at Taco Boy in Downtown Charleston

Donald, Jeremy, and Shawn ate lunch today at Taco Boy in Downtown Charleston. We were joined by fellow agents Lindsey Michael, Becky Johnston, Currie McCullough, and Krystal Martin. Taco Boy is a very festive and vibrant Mexican Restaurant featuring fabulous tacos, quesadillas, and large assortment of margaritas!!!! They also have a Habenero Tequilla made in […] The post Lunch at Taco Boy in Downtown Charleston appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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It’s the right time to sell

When you’re selling any item, you usually want to sell it for the greatest profit possible. That happens when there’s a strong demand and a limited supply for that item. In the Charleston real estate market, that time is right now. If you’re thinking of selling your house this year, here are two reasons why […] The post It’s the right time to sell appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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Home Sales About To Surge? We May See a Winter Like Never Before.

Like most industries, Charleston residential real estate has a seasonality to it. For example, toy stores sell more toys in October, November, and December than they do in any other three-month span throughout the year. More cars are sold in the U.S. during the second quarter (April, May, and June) than in any other quarter […] The post Home Sales About To Surge? We May See a Winter Like Never Before. appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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Your Charleston Real Estate Agent is Key When Pricing Your House

If you’re ready to sell, reach out to one of our real estate agents and find the perfect price for your house! Some Highlights: Pricing your house right in this Charleston market takes experience and expertise. To find the best list price, your Chucktown Homes agent balances current market demand, values of homes in your […] The post Your Charleston Real Estate Agent is Key When Pricing Your House appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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The Current Charleston Real Estate Market is One for the Record Books

As we move into the second half of the year, one thing is clear: the current Charleston real estate market is one for the record books. The exact mix of conditions we have today creates opportunities for both buyers and sellers. Here’s a look at four key components that are shaping this unprecedented market. A […] The post The Current Charleston Real Estate Market is One for the Record Books appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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Homeowner Wealth Increases Through Growing Equity This Year

Building financial wealth and stability in Charleston, SC remains one of the top reasons we choose to own a home here, and as a homeowner, your wealth often grows without you even realizing it. In a recent paper published by the Urban Institute, Home Ownership is Affordable Housing, author Mike Loftin illustrates how homeowners increase […] The post Homeowner Wealth Increases Through Growing Equity This Year appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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3 Things to Prioritize When Selling Your House

Today’s Charleston housing market is full of unprecedented opportunities. High buyer demand paired with record-low housing inventory is creating the ultimate sellers’ market, which means it’s a fantastic time to sell your house. However, that doesn’t mean sellers are guaranteed success no matter what. There are still some key things to know so you can […] The post 3 Things to Prioritize When Selling Your House appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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Charleston Real Estate – It’s a Great Day To Sell Your Home!

There’s no doubt that 2021 is the year of the seller when it comes to the Charleston housing market. If you’re a homeowner thinking of moving to better suit your changing needs, now is the perfect time to do so. Low mortgage rates are in your favor when you’re ready to purchase your Charleston dream […] The post Charleston Real Estate – It’s a Great Day To Sell Your Home! appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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Planning to Move to Charleston? You Can Still Secure a Low Mortgage Rate on Your Next Home

This year, mortgage rates have started to slowly climb above recent record-breaking lows. Many homeowners planning to move to the Charleston area may feel like they’ve missed the chance to score a great rate on their next mortgage. In reality, there’s still time to secure a rate far below the historic norm. Here’s why. After […] The post Planning to Move to Charleston? You Can Still Secure a Low Mortgage Rate on Your Next Home appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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Homeownership in Charleston Is Full of Financial Benefits

A Fannie Mae survey recently revealed some of the most highly-rated benefits of homeownership, which continue to be key drivers in today’s Charleston power-packed housing market. Here are the top four financial benefits of owning a home according to consumer respondents: 88% – a better chance of saving for retirement 87% – the best investment […] The post Homeownership in Charleston Is Full of Financial Benefits appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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Charleston Real Estate Myth Busters

There are a lot of misconceptions about buying or selling a home today, making it challenging to know exactly how to navigate the current Charleston real estate landscape. Here’s a little clarity when it comes to 5 common myths about the 2021 Charleston housing market. With these busted myths in hand, be sure to also […] The post Charleston Real Estate Myth Busters appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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Charleston Real Estate Sellers Market

Some Highlights Over the past year, homeowners in the Charleston Real Estate market have gained an unprecedented opportunity to sell with great success while buyer demand is soaring. With homes selling twice as fast as they did last year at this time, getting multiple offers, and rising in price, homeowners are in the driver’s seat. […] The post Charleston Real Estate Sellers Market appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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Charleston Real Estate – Bidding War Tips

Tip #1: Put your best offer in immediately. In this hot Charleston Real Estate market, sellers are less inclined to negotiate their asking price because, well, they don’t have to. There will be other buyers out there that will be more than willing to put in a higher offer. Tip #2. In a bidding war, […] The post Charleston Real Estate – Bidding War Tips appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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In this Charleston Real Estate Market, Is It The Right Time To Sell?

If you’re on the fence about selling your house, now is a great time to take advantage of sky-high demand, low supply, and fierce buyer competition right now in the Charleston Real Estate market. The housing market made an incredible recovery in 2020 and is now positioned for an even stronger year in 2021. Record-low […] The post In this Charleston Real Estate Market, Is It The Right Time To Sell? appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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Charleston Real Estate – Advice When Applying For A Mortgage

There are a few key things to avoid after applying for a mortgage to help make sure you still qualify for your loan at the closing table. In this competitive Charleston Real Estate Market, you definitely want the closing to go as smooth as possible. And with all the covid shutdowns, people are flocking south […] The post Charleston Real Estate – Advice When Applying For A Mortgage appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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Winning as a Buyer in Charleston’s Sellers’ Market

Will 2021 be a seller’s market in Charleston? You can bet on it. Buyers have to be ready to compete. Call the experts at ChuckTown Homes Real Estate to learn how to win in this market! The post Winning as a Buyer in Charleston’s Sellers’ Market appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate.

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It Pays to Sell with a Real Estate Agent in Charleston!

FSBO or hire the experts for your Charleston home sale? You need to talk to the listing experts at ChuckTown Homes Real Estate before pulling the trigger. 2020 has brought all kinds of changes to the Charleston market- for sure 2021 will be a new era for real estate sales in the Holy City. Don’t […] The post It Pays to Sell with a Real Estate Agent in Charleston! appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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Selling Your Charleston Home Is the Right Move, Right Now

Demand from homebuyers has skyrocketed this year, which means today’s sellers are poised to win big. Covid shutdowns have brought many buyers from large Northern cities to Charleston. Our market looks like a deal to them- and they have cash! This ideal moment in time to sell your house won’t last forever, though. With more […] The post Selling Your Charleston Home Is the Right Move, Right Now appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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Thinking of Moving?

THINKING OF MOVING? 2020 has brought extremely low inventory levels to the Charleston SC real estate market. It’s very common for us to see 10 offers on one house house in 2020. Don’t want to compete in an escalating bidding situation? Want everything on your list to already be in the house? Let us show […] The post Thinking of Moving? appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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Should You Buy an Existing Charleston Home or New Construction?

Should You Buy an Existing Home or New Construction? Finding the right home to purchase today in Charleston is one of the biggest challenges for potential buyers. With so few homes for sale and construction of newly built homes ramping up, you may be wondering if you should consider new construction in your search process. […] The post Should You Buy an Existing Charleston Home or New Construction? appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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How Interest Rates Can Impact Your Charleston Monthly Housing Payments

Spring in Charleston is right around the corner, so flowers are starting to bloom, and many potential homebuyers are getting ready to step into the market. If you’re thinking of buying this season, here’s how mortgage interest rates are working in your favor. Freddie Mac explains: “If you’re in the market to buy a home, […] The post How Interest Rates Can Impact Your Charleston Monthly Housing Payments appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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House Hunting: Everything You Need to Know from Dave Ramsey

House Hunting: Everything You Need to Know So you’re ready to buy a house. If you think house hunting is like trying to find toilet paper during a pandemic, you’re not alone. Most buyers say finding the right home is the most challenging step of the home-buying process. But don’t let that get you down. […] The post House Hunting: Everything You Need to Know from Dave Ramsey appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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The #1 Reason to List Your Charleston House Right Now

The success of the U.S. residential real estate market, like any other market, is determined by supply and demand. This means we need to look at how many potential purchasers are in the market versus the number of houses that are available to buy. With early 2020 housing data now rolling in, it’s quite evident […] The post The #1 Reason to List Your Charleston House Right Now appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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Where Have All the Charleston Houses Disappeared To?

If you’re following what’s happening in the current Charleston housing market, you’ve seen how the lack of newly constructed homes is a major reason there’s a shortage of housing inventory available to today’s buyers. Another reason is that the inventory of existing homes for sale is shrinking. According to the most recent Existing Home Sales […] The post Where Have All the Charleston Houses Disappeared To? appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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Charleston HomeBuying Checklist

Ready to get moving on your dream of home ownership in 2020? Want to know what we know about Charleston Real Estate? Call ChuckTown Homes Real Estate today and put us to work for you! The post Charleston HomeBuying Checklist appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate.

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There’s a Long Line of Buyers Waiting for Your House

There’s a Long Line of Buyers Waiting for Your Charleston House to Hit the Market! If you’re following what’s happening in the housing market right now, you know that many people believe the winter months aren’t a good time to sell a home. As realtor.com Senior Economist George Ratiu recently noted, “Sellers tend to be […] The post There’s a Long Line of Buyers Waiting for Your House appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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Why You Shouldn’t “For Sale By Owner” Your Charleston Home

Why You Shouldn’t “For Sale By Owner” Your Charleston Home Rising Charleston home prices coupled with the current low inventory in today’s market may cause some homeowners to consider selling their homes on their own (known in the industry as a For Sale By Owner). However, a FSBO might be hard to execute well for […] The post Why You Shouldn’t “For Sale By Owner” Your Charleston Home appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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Charleston Buyers Are Looking For Your Home!!!

Inventory is lower through the holidays- you’ve got a better chance of getting noticed right now. Also- any buyers that are out looking for houses now are VERY serious and real buyers!!! We’re here to help- give us a call to list your Charleston home for sale! The post Charleston Buyers Are Looking For Your Home!!! appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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The Cost of Renting vs. Buying a Home in Charleston

Some Highlights: Historically, the choice between renting and buying a home has been a tough decision. Looking at the percentage of income needed to rent a median-priced home today (27.7%) vs. the percentage needed to buy a median-priced home (17.5%), the choice is clear. Every market is different. Before you renew your lease, find out […] The post The Cost of Renting vs. Buying a Home in Charleston appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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What to Avoid After Applying for a Charleston Mortgage

Congratulations! You’ve found a Charleston SC home to buy and have applied for a mortgage! You’re undoubtedly excited about the opportunity to decorate your new home, but before you make any large purchases, move your money around, or make any big-time life changes, consult your loan officer – someone who will be able to tell […] The post What to Avoid After Applying for a Charleston Mortgage appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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Existing Charleston Home Sales Point Toward a Good Time to Sell!

Existing Charleston Home Sales Point Toward a Good Time to Sell! Some Highlights: Existing Home Sales dropped 1.7% from May to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.27 million in June. Low inventory levels are still a factor in the market. The current supply of homes for sale is at 4.4 months, which is less […] The post Existing Charleston Home Sales Point Toward a Good Time to Sell! appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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Should I Buy Charleston Real Estate Now or Wait Until Next Year?

What’s the cost of waiting? Interest rates have dropped again!! Call the experts at ChuckTown Homes Real Estate and take advantage of this prime time to buy a house in Charleston SC. The post Should I Buy Charleston Real Estate Now or Wait Until Next Year? appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate.

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Top 5 Reasons You Should NOT FSBO

Rising Charleston home prices coupled with a lack of inventory in today’s market may cause some homeowners to consider selling their home on their own (known in the industry as a For Sale By Owner). However, a FSBO might not be a good idea for the vast majority of sellers. The top 5 reasons are […] The post Top 5 Reasons You Should NOT FSBO appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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Starting the Search for Your Charleston Dream Home? Here Are 5 Tips!

In today’s real estate market, low inventory dominates the conversation in many areas of the country. It can often be frustrating to be a first-time homebuyer if you aren’t prepared. In a realtor.com article entitled, “How to Find Your Dream Home—Without Losing Your Mind,” the author highlights some steps that first-time homebuyers can take to […] The post Starting the Search for Your Charleston Dream Home? Here Are 5 Tips! appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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Hunt Club Block Party*** Saturday April 27th

Come see us this Saturday at Hunt Club!!!! The post Hunt Club Block Party*** Saturday April 27th appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate.

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Slaying the Largest Charleston Homebuying Myths Today

Perfect credit and a large down payment needed to buy a house in Charleston? Not so much! Call the experts at ChuckTown Homes Real Estate- we can walk you thru it with no drama! The post Slaying the Largest Charleston Homebuying Myths Today appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate.

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How to Take ‘The Notebook’ Tour of Charleston

How to Take ‘The Notebook’ Tour of Charleston Trace the steps of Noah and Allie’s iconic love story by visiting these 7 Charleston landmarks. Thanks to its charming historic downtown, antebellum homes, and idyllic waterfront vistas, it’s no surprise that Charleston is a popular location for TV shows and movies to film. But one of […] The post How to Take ‘The Notebook’ Tour of Charleston appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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Is Your House Priced To Sell Immediately (PTSI)?

Is Your House Priced To Sell Immediately (PTSI)? In today’s real estate market, with more houses coming to market every day and eager buyers searching for their dream home, setting the right price for your house is one of the most important things you can do. According to CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index, home values […] The post Is Your House Priced To Sell Immediately (PTSI)? appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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Don’t Let Your Luck Run Out! Buy a Charleston Home This Spring!

Some Highlights: Interest Rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage have dropped to 4.41% from near 5% in 2018. Take advantage of more inventory coming to market in the spring to find your dream home! Buying now will allow you to start earning equity today! The post Don’t Let Your Luck Run Out! Buy a Charleston Home This Spring! appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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Home Prices up 5.73% Across the Country in 2019! What about Charleston?

Great 2019 Real Estate Appreciation across the country: Analysis of residential properties going under contract(contingent) in Charleston SC during week of 2/22/19-2/28/19  397 residential properties under contract past wk. Starting to kick into high gear.  302 single family homes under contract past wk. Median LIST price $295k,$147/sqft. 4 under $100k. 24 over $1M, […] The post Home Prices up 5.73% Across the Country in 2019! What about Charleston? appeared first on ChuckTown Homes ...

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5 Reasons To Love Hiring A Real Estate Pro

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How To Save Thousands Of Dollars In Interest On Your Mortgage in 2018

One of the most common loans you can get to buy a home in Charleston is a 30-year fixed rate mortgage. If the thought of paying for your home over the course of 30-years seems daunting, here are some easy ways to shorten that term which will actually end up saving you money over the […] The post How To Save Thousands Of Dollars In Interest On Your Mortgage in 2018 appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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Charleston Luxury Real Estate- Buyer’s or Seller’s Market in 2018?

Charleston SC Real Estate- A Tale of Two Markets Our Takeaways: An emerging trend for some time now has been the difference between available inventory and demand in the premium and luxury markets and that in the starter and trade-up markets and what those differences are doing to prices! Inventory continues to rise in the […] The post Charleston Luxury Real Estate- Buyer’s or Seller’s Market in 2018? appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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Further Proof It’s NOT 2008 All Over Again in Charleston

Further Proof It’s NOT 2008 All Over Again in Charleston Home sales numbers are leveling off, the rate of price appreciation has slowed to more historically normal averages, and inventory is finally increasing. We are headed into a more normal housing market. However, some are seeing these adjustments as red flags and are suggesting that […] The post Further Proof It’s NOT 2008 All Over Again in Charleston appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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Will Charleston Home Prices Continue to Increase?

There are many unsubstantiated theories about what is happening with Charleston home prices. From those who are worried that prices are falling (data shows this is untrue), to those who are concerned that prices are again approaching boom peaks because of “irrational exuberance” (this is also untrue as prices are not at peak levels when […] The post Will Charleston Home Prices Continue to Increase? appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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Charleston Housing Market: Another Gigantic Difference Between 2008 and 2018

Charleston Housing Market: Another Gigantic Difference Between 2008 and 2018 Some are attempting to compare the current housing market to the market leading up to the “boom and bust” that we experienced a decade ago. They look at price appreciation and conclude that we are on a similar trajectory, speeding toward another housing crisis. However, […] The post Charleston Housing Market: Another Gigantic Difference Between 2008 and 2018 appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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Charleston Interest Rates Still Historically Low!

With interest rates still around 4.5%, now is a great time to look back at where rates have been over the last 40 years. Rates are projected to climb to 5.1% by this time next year according to Freddie Mac. The impact your interest rate makes on your monthly mortgage cost is significant! Lock in […] The post Charleston Interest Rates Still Historically Low! appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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8644 Scottish Troon Court- Real Estate Video!

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Drop in Charleston Real Estate Fueling Price Increases in 2018

On the real estate front, the number of transactions year to date is almost the exact same as last year. However, the median sales price is up 7.2% over the same period to an all time high of $265k. That’s a pretty heady number. The last couple of years have seen more modest gains of […] The post Drop in Charleston Real Estate Fueling Price Increases in 2018 appeared first on ChuckTown Homes Real Estate....

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