January 2016

Found 3 blog entries for January 2016.

reasons why your home wont sell

You put your home up for sale, but you realize that something is amiss: you simply cannot sell your home. If your home hasn't attracted a serious buyer, it’s time to look at the reasons why and remedy the problem as soon as possible.

If you have your home on the Charleston Real Estate Market, here are the seven most common reasons why homes do not sell:

  1. You’re Asking Too Much

After the housing bubble, people have seen their home values shrink drastically. It could be that you’re not asking a realistic price in today’s market for your area. The number one reason that sellers overprice their home is because of emotional attachment. They're simply not objective when determining the true value of the home.

Ask a real estate agent

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The new year is upon us, and you should make some resolutions for your home in 2016. Every home is different, but here are some recommendations that will be true for each and every household in America.

What should you be doing in 2016?

  1. Make Your Home Safer

If you haven’t already done so, you want to make your home safer this coming year. You don’t want to live with any potential health hazards, and you want to check to see if your home has radon.

You’ll also want to:

  • Install carbon monoxide detectors

  • Install fire detectors

  • Install security alarms depending on the area you live

Another recommendation is to add dates to your calendar for when to clean out your dryer’s lint. According to the US

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warning signs when buying a home

When you're house hunting, there are a few warning signs that you need to be on the lookout for. Sellers don’t always disclose the whole truth to potential buyers, and it’s impossible to have a professional inspector inspect every house that you tour.

What warning signs should you be aware of when you are looking for Charleston Real Estate?

  1. The Neighborhood Is Ripe With Sales

Are there a lot of homes in the neighborhood for sale? Maybe you noticed graffiti or vandalism on some of the buildings, but the home that you’re looking at is spectacular. It’s easy to find a beautiful home in every neighborhood, but curb appeal shouldn't be the only thing you’re looking at.

If you notice that a lot of people are leaving the neighborhood,

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