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    Hurricane Idalia – Hilton Head Live Beach Update

    By CGR Marketing | August 30, 2023

    As Hurricane Idalia approaches Hilton Head Island, we want to provide you with the latest updates on the situation. Watch this video for a live look from a local beach as of 10 AM Wednesday morning. The hurricane is expected to reach the Lowcountry around 8 PM this evening, with projections indicating it as a... Read More

    May 2021 | Mask Mandates Expire Throughout Beaufort County

    By CGR Marketing | May 5, 2021

    Mask mandates in municipalities throughout Beaufort and Jasper counties have been coming up for renewal or expiration since mid-April 2021. Hilton Head is the last to expire and is following the decision not to renew the mandate after May 16th. As it stands now, businesses can still require masks indoors. If a business does not... Read More

    Why This Is a Great Year to Sell Your Vacation Home

    By CGR Marketing | April 21, 2021

    As vaccines are administered and travel resumes, many of us are beginning to plan for those long-awaited vacations we missed out on over the past year. Some households are focusing their efforts on buying a vacation home rather than staying in a hotel. The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) reports: “Second homes (i.e., homes... Read More

    Is This the Year to Sell My House?

    By CGR Marketing | January 7, 2021

    If one of the questions you’re asking yourself is, Should I sell my house this year? consumer sentiment about selling today should boost your confidence in the right direction. Even with the current health crisis that continues to challenge our nation, Americans still feel good about selling a house. Here’s why. According to the latest... Read More

    How Remote Work Can Power Your Vacation Home Sale

    By CGR Marketing | December 7, 2020

    This year, the opportunity to work remotely has increased the demand for vacation homes. Gay Cororaton, Senior Economist and Director of Housing and Commercial Research at the National Association of Realtors (NAR), notes: “Working from home is a positive factor in demand for vacation homes.” Buyers are taking advantage of the fact that working from... Read More

    A New Way to Shop for Homes in a Virtual World

    By CGR Marketing | December 4, 2020

    In a year when we’re learning to do so much remotely, homebuying is no exception. From going to work to attending school, grocery shopping, and even seeing our doctors online, digital practices have changed the way we live. This year, rather than delaying their home purchases, buyers – alongside their trusted real estate professionals –... Read More

    Why Working from Home May Spark Your Next Move

    By CGR Marketing | November 16, 2020

    If you’ve been working from home this year, chances are you’ve been at it a little longer than you initially expected. Businesses all over the country have figured out how to operate remotely to keep their employees healthy, safe, and productive. For many, it may be carrying into next year, and possibly beyond. While the... Read More

    Why Pricing Your House Right Is Essential

    By CGR Marketing | October 16, 2020

    In today’s real estate market, setting the right price for your house is one of the most valuable things you can do. According to the U.S. Economic Outlook by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), existing home prices nationwide are forecasted to increase 4.7% in 2020 and 4.1% in 2021. This means experts anticipate home... Read More

    Buyers Are Finding More Space in the Luxury Home Market

    By CGR Marketing | October 2, 2020

    A year ago, additional space and extra amenities had a very different feel for homebuyers. Today, the health crisis has brought to light how valuable additional square footage and carefully designed floorplans can be. Home offices, multi-purpose rooms, gyms, and theaters are becoming more popular, and some families are finding the space they need for... Read More

    Home Builder Confidence Hits All-Time Record

    By CGR Marketing | September 23, 2020

    Last week, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) reported their Housing Market Index (HMI) hit an all-time high in the 35-year history of the series with a score of 83. The index gauges builder perceptions of current single-family home sales and sale expectations for the next six months, as well as the traffic of... Read More