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7 Best Places to Buy a Vacation Home

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Tips for Home Buyers This Spring

Some housing analysts are concerned that the sudden rise in home prices could make homes more unaffordable again if the price increases outpace income growth, The Wall Street Journal reports. With shrinking inventories and more competition, buyers are finding they have less negotiating power in today’s market. Here are some tips to help home buyers […]

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5 Great Gardening Apps

5 Great Gardening Apps By: Lisa Kaplan Gordon These apps take the guesswork out of gardening. All you have to do is dig. Let’s just agree there’s an app for everything, and gardening is no exception. I tried out a number of apps for the iPhone (though some of these have Android versions) and picked […]

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Myrtle Beach Market Update

We’re still in a buyers market. The question is for how much longer? The National Association of Realtors said last Thursday: it’s becoming a seller’s market. I haven’t seen that happening in Myrtle Beach yet but I have started to see some multiple offer situations as well as some properties selling for more then the […]

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Credit FAQ’s

All of the credit agencies calculate a credit score (FICO) between 300 (extremely poor creditworthiness) and 850 (perfect credit). Your credit score may be used to determine the approval or denial of car loans, mortgages and other major credit purchases, as well as the interest rates available to you. Question: How is a credit score […]

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The 7 Craziest Local Laws and HOA Rules

I recently came across some really weird HOA issues and wanted to share them with you. Mostly just for fun, but also to reiterate how important it is to know the HOA laws before closing on a property. 1. Can’t park your car in your own driveway. In Odessa, Fla., a resident was fined by […]

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What are the Effects of the Fiscal Cliff Deal on Real Estate?

I thought it would be a good idea to let you know some of the provisions included in the compromise that affect real estate. * Mortgage Cancellation Relief is extended for one year to January, 2014 * Mortgage Interest Deduction remains unchanged * Deduction for Mortgage Insurance Premiums for filers making below $110,000 is extended […]

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Fifteen-year fixed-rate Mortgages Gain Popularity

Record-low rates are driving more borrowers to seek shorter term mortgages. Freddie Mac reports that nearly 16 percent of the fixed-rate mortgages that lenders sold to the agency during the third quarter were comprised of 15-year mortgages. That’s up from nearly 10 percent a year ago. The data excludes mortgages for refinancing. For refinancings, 15-year […]

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Happy New Year

Thank You for a Great Year I hope you had a fantastic holiday season. Looking back at 2012, I’m very happy I was able to meet so many good people and help several find their new home in Myrtle Beach. This year, I was accepted onto the Board of Directors for the Humane Society of […]

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas from the Kavanagh Family! Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas. -Calvin Coolidge PS. Does this Santa look familiar?

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