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One of the most startling statistics regarding real estate in this country, and a fact few people even realize, is that eighty percent of land in the United States is held either by the Government or is being used for agricultural purposes. What this means is that only one-fifth of the country i...
03/09/2011
All home buyers want the lowest mortgage rate possible when applying for a home loan, because it directly translates to a smaller payment each month. And who doesn’t want to shrink their monthly expenses? But how does one obtain a low rate on a mortgage loan and, for that matter, why is it impor...
03/09/2011
First-time home buyers are often surprised by the total costs associated with buying a home. Some buyers don’t even realize that a lack of cash reserves can hurt their chances of getting a loan. But it happens all the time. In fact, a lack of up-front cash is one of the most common reasons for m...
03/09/2011
You hear the word tossed around a lot in real estate circles. You hear it mentioned on home-selling programs on HGTV and other networks. But what exactly is “curb appeal,” and why should you care about it when selling your home? In this article, we will start by answering this fundamental questi...
03/09/2011
More Myrtle Beach attractions are slated to open their doors in 2011, and I wanted to share my excitement with you!   My two favorites are "Pirates Voyage" dinner theatre at the former Dixie Stampede location, and Wonderworks which will be located at Broadway at the Beach.  I couldn't take anothe...
03/04/2011
The simple answer is "of course it should"!  When existing home owners list their property for sale to upgrade or relocate, they add inventory to the saturated housing market.  However, when a renter purchases a home, they deplete inventory from the saturated market.  Over 300,000 new home buyers...
10/23/2009
I don't know about you--but I am so sick and tired of hearing negative feedback about buying real estate in today's market.  Granted we don't have the same market we had in 2004 - 2006, but mortgage rates are 3 points lower than the historical average, foreign real estate investors are feeding on...
08/26/2008
The weakening US Dollar and declining home values are discouraging for Americans homeowners. However, for international real estate investors, these conditions present opportunity. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released the 2008 NAR Profile of International Home Buying Activ...
08/26/2008
If you buy a home between April 9, 2008, through June 30, 2009, you could be eligible for as much as a $7,500 tax credit.  This new incentive was approved by George Bush as part of the housing reform bill, making now a better time to buy a home. If you have not owned a house during the past three...
08/10/2008
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Dig around and discover real estate opportunities and lifestyles for Myrtle Beach SC, Charleston SC, and the Atlanta GA area. From market reports, exclusive listings, news, activities, and social events, the Lisa Belcher Group will keep you informed.