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    Why Working with a Real Estate Professional Is Crucial Right Now

    By CGR Marketing | July 15, 2024

    Navigating the housing market can be tricky, especially these days. That’s why having an experienced guide when buying or selling a home is so important. The market isn’t exactly straightforward right now, and working with a real estate expert can offer insights and advice that make all the difference. While today’s market conditions might seem confusing or overwhelming, you don’t have... Read More

    Mid-Year Mortgage Market: Insights from Local Lender,Matt Webster

    By CGR Marketing | July 3, 2024

    In a recent conversation, we caught up with local lender, Matt Webster, to get the latest insights on mortgage lending. As someone who’s been in the industry for nearly three decades, Matt provides a seasoned perspective on current trends, interest rates, and the overall market environment. Interest Rates and Market Behavior At the start of... Read More

    Why a Vacation Home Is the Ultimate Summer Upgrade

    By CGR Marketing | June 24, 2024

    Summer is officially here and that means it’s the perfect time to start planning where you want to vacation and unwind this season. If you’re excited about getting away and having some fun in the sun, it might make sense to consider if owning your own vacation home is right for you. An Ameriprise Financial survey sheds light on... Read More

    Navigating the Appraisal Process in Real Estate Transactions

    By CGR Marketing | June 18, 2024

    By Chip Collins In the desirable Lowcountry of South Carolina, the real estate market is experiencing a shift back to normalcy after the pandemic-induced frenzy of cash purchases. As lenders become more involved in transactions, appraisals are once again a critical aspect of home buying. Understanding appraisals, their impact on market value, and the steps... Read More

    The Biggest Mistakes Buyers Are Making Today

    By CGR Marketing | June 10, 2024

    Buyers face challenges in any market – and today’s is no different. With higher mortgage rates and rising prices, plus the limited supply of homes for sale, there’s a lot to consider. But, there’s one way to avoid getting tripped up – and that’s leaning on a real estate agent for the best possible advice. An expert’s insights will help you avoid some... Read More

    Tips for Younger Homebuyers: How To Make Your Dream a Reality

    By CGR Marketing | May 7, 2024

    If you’re a member of a younger generation, like Gen Z, you may be asking the question: will I ever be able to buy a home? And chances are, you’re worried that’s not going to be in the cards with inflation, rising home prices, mortgage rates, and more seemingly stacked against you. While there’s no arguing this housing... Read More

    3 Strategies for Home Buyers when Making an Offer

    By CGR Marketing | April 25, 2024

    In the fast-paced Lowcountry real estate market, securing your dream home requires more than just luck—it demands a strategic approach. Whether you’re a seasoned buyer or a first-time home seeker, understanding the intricacies of making a successful offer can make all the difference. Here, we delve into three key strategies that can elevate your chances... Read More

    Why You Want an Agent’s Advice for Your Move

    By CGR Marketing | February 28, 2024

    No matter how you slice it, buying or selling a home is a big decision. And when you’re going through any change in your life and you need some guidance, what do you do? You get advice from people who know what they’re talking about. Moving is no exception. You need insights from the pros to help you feel... Read More

    Why You Should Use a Real Estate Agent When You Buy a Home

    By CGR Marketing | December 14, 2023

    If you’ve recently decided you’re ready to become a homeowner, chances are you’re trying to figure out what to do first. It can feel a bit overwhelming to know where to start, but the good news is you don’t have to navigate all of that alone. When it comes to buying a home, there are a... Read More

    How To Turn Homeownership into a Side Hustle

    By CGR Marketing | December 6, 2023

    Does the rising cost of just about everything these days make your dream of owning your own home feel less within reach? According to Bankrate, many people are seeking additional income through side hustles, possibly to cope with those increasing expenses and save for a home. This trend is particularly popular with younger individuals who may be dealing... Read More