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Finally, the air date for my House Hunters debut will be Sunday, August 17, 2008 at 8pm and on August 18th at 12am on the HGTV channel (for locals that's Time Warner channel 39 and Comcast channel 98).  House Hunters is a behind the scenes look as buyers decide on a home. There are many things th...
Wescott Plantation is located in Dorchester County off Dorchester Road.  It's known as a golf course community in the midst of popular Dorchester 2 school district.  Its amenities include pools, gorgeous clubhouse with a beautiful wrap around porch, a 27 hole Golf Course (3 equal nine hole routes...
I was invited to a Builder focus group for Eastwood Homes last week for a new community in Brickhope Greens in Goose Creek, less than 3 miles from the Naval Weapons Station.  It's a great neighborhood in proximity to the base and very convenient to I-26 and 526.  I have to say that I was very imp...
The United States Coast Guard has kept our waterways safe and secure for 218 years.  On its birthday this August the 4th, it's a wonderful time to reflect on its history and more importantly give thanks to those who have served.  The Coast Guard dates back to 1790 and is the 5th branch of the US ...
I previously asked you how do you feel about lease option to purchase(s)?  Today, I received a call from a very well respected agent that showed one of my listings.  Her buyers were interested but only in a lease option for 12 months.  So the natural questions come up...why do they want to lease ...
A new bill was passed by Congress today which will affect Buyers and Seller.  •1.    DOWNPAYMENT ASSISTANCE BAN: The bill will remove downpayment assistance (DPA) programs for FHA loans effective September 30, 2008.  However, it's not too late!  Now is the time to buy! It's time to get under cont...
We have passed the halfway mark for 2008.  2007 closed out the year with just under 13,000 closed transactions.  We are behind the mark as of June 30, 2008.  During the same time frame in 2007, January through June, There were 16,223 new listings that came on the market. 7634 went under contract ...
A seller called me because they are unhappy with the flyer or some other marketing piece? -You left out the square footage.   -You left off the fireplace.  -You didn't copy the floorplan on the back. What about x, y, and z? I love when a client is involved and makes suggestions or asks questions....
I was showing property downtown last week in Hampton Park.  We got to a house close to Burke High and the stadium.  My notes said the property was vacant so I was surprised to see the front door open.  As I knocked, yelled and then peeked in, it was clearly vacant, however, I was concerned about ...
Our office had a vendor come to our sales meeting last week and I signed up for a free evaluation of my house to see how inefficient it was and what fixes could be done.  The company, Eco Unit offers several different "green services" to include Green Fiber insulation, Radiant Barriers, Proper Se...

Michele Reneau

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