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Where to Find the Perfect Patch to Pick the Perfect Pumpkin
Posted Fri, Sep 17th 2021 12:52 pm
With Halloween coming up, it’s officially pumpkin season and there is no shortage of pumpkin patches in Charleston this year.  There is always something nostalgic about traipsing through the dir...

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How to Come Up with the Downpayment for Purchasing a Home
Posted Mon, Sep 13th 2021 3:47 pm
Most Americans want to own a home, but the down payment required to purchase a house makes owning property, difficult.  Coming up with the cash for the down payment is particularly challenging f...

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Appraisal Gap: When a Home’s Value Is Lower Than Your Offer
Posted Tue, Sep 7th 2021 4:15 pm
When you buy a house, your mortgage lender will require an appraisal. Sometimes the lender's appraiser says the property is worth less than you've offered to pay. An “appraisal gap” is when there...

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Weekend Getaway: Spend the Day in Goose Creek
Posted Fri, Aug 20th 2021 12:31 pm
You know the city of Goose Creek - Charleston’s next-door neighbor, just a ~30 minute drive up I26W. But did you know that it’s one of the fastest-growing cities in SC?  Goose Creek’s growth is ...

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Charleston holds on as SC’s largest city, but its Nearby Towns are Booming
Posted Fri, Aug 13th 2021 9:53 am
Charleston has done it again. After officially eclipsing Columbia as South Carolina’s largest city back in 2017, the Holy City will get to hold onto those bragging rights. The population in the ...

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Beloved Neighborhood Restaurant Park Cafe Changes Name, Menu, Vibes
Posted Mon, Aug 9th 2021 11:54 am
Wagener Terrace restaurant, Park Cafe, has reopened as dinner-focused eatery Park & Grove.   During the pandemic, fewer people dined out for lunch and breakfast, so Park Cafe owner, wanted to fo...

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Major Changes Coming For Highway 41 in Mt Pleasant
Posted Fri, Aug 6th 2021 4:23 pm
After four years of controversy and changing plans, Charleston County has rolled out a new concept to improve the densely traveled S.C. Highway 41 in Mount Pleasant. They're calling this, “a road...

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To Renovate or Not To Renovate Before You Sell
Posted Thu, Aug 5th 2021 10:06 am
When thinking about selling, homeowners often feel they need to get their house ready with some remodeling to make it more appealing to buyers. However, with so many buyers competing for availab...

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Local Charleston Restaurants that Put the "Cute" in Charcuterie
Posted Mon, Aug 2nd 2021 4:16 pm
We see charcuterie board videos of creators’ impressive spreads of meats, cheeses, crackers, and fruit, and it’s truly inspiring. But, even with the pros’ tips + tricks, nothing compares to orde...

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Good News Homebuilders & DIY-ers: Lumber Prices Down 20% From Peak
Posted Wed, Jul 21st 2021 3:49 pm
Lumber prices are falling— and fast. On Tuesday, the price per thousand board feet fell anywhere from $114 - $1,210. This comes after its record $122 decline last week. In all, the "cash" price ...

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Farmers Markets In and Around Charleston
Posted Wed, Jul 14th 2021 12:41 pm
We love our farmer’s markets.  Fresh produce, homemade food and drinks, live music, handmade soaps, honey, smiles, clothes and so much more.  Farmers Markets are not just a weekly but a daily ev...

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Are Zillows 'Zestimate' Home Values Accurate?
Posted Thu, Jul 8th 2021 10:06 am
Zillow is one of the most popular real estate databases online. Founded in 2006, this Seattle-based company lists information about millions of homes for sale and rent across the United States an...

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When Being Salty Is a Good Thing: Summer Guide to Charleston's Beaches
Posted Fri, Jun 25th 2021 11:01 am
With the summer stretched out before us like a sun-dazed blanket of crashing waves and seashell collections, we've put together a beach guide featuring Charleston’s most popular sandy shores. We...

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NAR Report Shows 50% of Homes Nationwide Sold For More Than List Price
Posted Thu, Jun 24th 2021 3:09 pm
The latest National Association of Realtors Confidence Index Survey reveals how hot the housing market is. Per the report, homes that sold had five offers on average, and nearly 50% of homes sold...

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Before Putting 20% Down on Your Home Purchase, Read This
Posted Mon, Jun 21st 2021 12:01 pm
First things first: The idea that you have to put 20 percent down on a house is a myth. The average first-time home buyer puts just 6% down, and certain loan programs allow as little as 3% or ev...

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Best Scenic Drives In and Around Charleston
Posted Fri, Jun 18th 2021 4:43 pm
Charleston is known for its beautiful Southern landscapes and oak tree canopies + you can enjoy them on any summer's scenic drive. There are many roads filled with Spanish moss draped live oaks,...

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Handcraft Kitchen & Cocktails Announces Summertime Tiki Takeover
Posted Fri, Jun 11th 2021 11:38 am
ALOHA, it's tiki time! Mt Pleasant's Handcraft Kitchen & Cocktails is hosting a Tiki Takeover with tropical-themed escape with tiki food, drinks, music, and decor, now through the end of Summer. ...

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What Buyers Search For in a Home, By State
Posted Tue, Jun 8th 2021 12:20 pm
New meaningful data from the popular real estate search engine, Realtor.com, has unearthed what it says are the features most sought after by home shoppers in each state. Interestingly, RV garag...

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Brookgreen Gardens Announces New Series, Summer Light: Art by Night
Posted Wed, Jun 2nd 2021 9:48 am
Brookgreen Gardens has announced a new after-hours event series, Summer Light: Art by Night. Offering special access to the botanical gardens at night, back dropped by newly-created light instal...

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Oven Range Hoods or Above the Oven Range Microwave?
Posted Tue, Jun 1st 2021 3:44 pm
A lot of thought and intention goes into choosing the right appliances for any kitchen. Color, finish, size, and location are all major decisions. When it comes to kitchen ventilation, some argue...

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