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FAQ | Answers to Your Real Estate Questions

Buying and selling real estate is a big decision, typically motivated by a life change. Whether this is your first time buying a home or the sale of your sixth property, every real estate transaction is unique. 

Knowing this, we’ve gathered some of the most commonly asked questions and sat down with Chip Collins, Broker-in-Charge and Owner of Collins Group Realty, to provide you thoughtful answers. Chip’s real estate career dates back to 1992, right here in the Lowcountry. We think you’ll find this vast knowledge and experience, as well as that of our Real Estate Specialists, is a valuable resource as you prepare for your upcoming transition.

If you can’t find an answer to a question here, or you want to discuss a certain topic further, just ask! Our Client Concierge, Julie, or one of our Real Estate Specialists will be delighted to help. Contact us now

Buyer Questions

What are real estate taxes in Beaufort County?

Do I need hurricane insurance?

Do I need flood insurance?

Why should I use a local lender?

Can my Realtor® recommend a Lender?

Seller Questions

What are Capital Gains Taxes & Allowances?

When is the best time to list my home for sale?

How to prep your home for sale

How do I prepare for a showing?

Compilation of questions from our sellers during the 2020 real estate market

Applicable to Anyone

Why should I choose Collins Group Realty?

Benefits of having a full time real estate agent

The chicken or the egg of real estate

What is a CL-100?

SC Residential Property Disclosure Statement

How has Technology changed real estate?