October 2017

Found 3 blog entries for October 2017.

long savannah project west ashley

We’ve recently been asked about the new Long Savannah project which is currently being developed in West Ashley, so we thought we’d share the latest news on its status. Long Savannah is expected to be the largest housing development in Charleston County, and Charleston City Council has already voted to approve the plan. There are about 3,300 acres making up the master plan which pieces together several parcels of land. A 1,628 acre County Park and a 203 acre City Park are included in this proposal. The Glenn McConnell Parkway extension will be a connection point for part of the Long Savannah Development, and the newly paved Proximity Drive off Bees Ferry Road will also be an access point.

Approximately 4,500 homes will be built in mixed-use

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minimum down payment for a home

We recently had a conversation with a first time home buyer who was living with her parents and working hard to save up a 20% down payment. She didn’t realize that she had already saved three times the amount she needed!

This miscalculation got us wondering…how many home buyers actually know the correct minimum down payment it takes to purchase a home? We thought we’d put together this blog to help other home buyers who are currently saving up their funds!

Primary Residence Purchases

  • VA* and USDA: 0%
  • First Time Home Buyer Conventional: 3%
  • FHA: 3.5%
  • Conventional: 5%
  • Jumbo: 5%

Investment Properties and Second Homes

  • Conventional Second Home: 10%
  • Conventional Investment: 15%
  • Jumbo Second Home: 20%
  • Jumbo
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boone hall plantation halloween events

Through October 31, Boone Hall Plantation in Mount Pleasant is hosting great Halloween entertainment for visitors of all ages:

  • Boone Hall Pumpkin Patch: This very kid friendly fall festival offers a corn maze, Halloween themed hayride (pictured), jump castle, two of South Carolina’s largest jump pillows, petting zoo, three story slide tower, tube swings, and sand pit. There are also great photo ops for the kids since pumpkins, tractors, and fall decorations fill this wide open space. Admission is $10 per person (kids age 2 and under are free with accompanying adult) and includes access to all of these attractions except the pony rides. Learn more about the Boone Hall Pumpkin Patch!
  • Boone Hall Fright Nights: For teens and adults, you’ll find
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