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Tuesday, September 6, 2022   /   by Sonya Reiselt

What does a Home Appraiser Look for in a Home?

When purchasing a home, you will normally have a home appraisal done to ensure the sale price of the home matches the home’s value. This will entail having a professional home appraisal done. But what does that mean? What does an appraiser look for when going through the home you are looking to purchase?  We’ll outline that for you here and show you why it’s always an important part of the home buying process.
The appraiser is going to be comparing your home to other homes in the area, so they will be looking at the size and overall condition of your home in their analysis. If you own a 3-bedroom home in Beaufort, they’ll be comparing your home to other comparable 3-bedroom homes in Beaufort in the neighborhood, your home’s physical condition, square footage, zoning, and other factors that cannot be changed.  
Your Home’s General Condition:
The appraiser is going to evaluate the physical aspects of your home. This includes materials; ...

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Tuesday, August 23, 2022   /   by Sonya Reiselt

When could a Home Buyer Forfeit Earnest Money?

Whether you’re a first-time home buyer or not, it’s important to understand the home buying process. When you’ve decided to purchase a home it’s a very exciting time. You’ve secured your pre-approval from the bank and know how much you can spend overall for the total purchase of your home. You’ve also saved for your down payment and the earnest money you will give to the seller at the time you sign the offer contract for the home.
What exactly is Earnest Money? Earnest money is essentially a good faith deposit and is generally 1-5% of the home's purchase price. This money is held in an escrow account, normally by the company that is listing the property for sale. This can vary however and be held by a designated attorney, escrow company or title company. The reason for the earnest money is to show good faith in that the home buyer will hold up to their end of the contract and protect the seller.
What would cause a home buyer to lose their Earnest; ...

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Tuesday, August 9, 2022   /   by Sonya Reiselt

What Home Design Trends are HOT right now?

Whether you are looking to update your current home, or in search of a new home to handle the needs of your growing family, no doubt home design trends will come into play. Home design trends do tend to change frequently so it’s important to always choose wisely, while also having some fun incorporating ones that fit your personality décor. Many of the ones you’ll see here are classic, but also bold in choice and also keeping in mind the supply chain issues facing designers and builders today.
So, let’s check out what the designers are choosing right now, and you decide what may work best for you.
Color!  YES!  I think we all may welcome this change as it may finally be time to say good-bye to the longstanding white and gray tones from the past couple years. Today designers are opting for bold color choices. Whether a full room of color, or an accent wall, adding color is the way to go. Think bold, deeper blues, greens, corals, and more.  H; ...

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Wednesday, July 6, 2022   /   by Sonya Reiselt

Beaufort SC June 2022 Real Estate Market Update

The real estate market is changing, but that doesn’t mean bad news for home sellers and buyers. The Beaufort real estate market is going strong, here’s what you need to know for both home selling and buying.

More home sellers are entering the market to take advantage of the incredible sale prices which have increased more than 20.8% year over year! It may take a little longer to sell your home as days on the market have increased to 34, this is still a very quick turnaround from listing to under contract. What is extremely important is to work with an experienced real estate professional to price your home appropriately. Pricing too high will deter potential buyers from taking a serious look at your home. Your agent will know exactly where to price your home for the area, neighborhood, comparable home sales, and condition of your home to bring in qualified buyers. Pricing your home appropriately will also put you in a great position for multiple offers and ...

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Wednesday, May 18, 2022   /   by Sonya Reiselt

5 Top Outdoor Trends that will Inspire your Projects for 2022!

Creating connections with nature and each other is greater than ever and with summer just around the corner, now is the time to tackle those gardening & outdoor projects to take advantage of those connections during the Summer and Fall months.
A Social Front Yard
Did you know that one of the top places to gather over the past couple of years during the pandemic was the front porch! It really made us nostalgic for days gone by when families routinely sat on front porches and gathered with their neighbors and friends. Those days are back, we’re happy to say so the need to amp up those front porches is greater than ever. Get ready for socializing with comfortable seating, inviting colors, tables, good lighting, a great area rug, and an assortment of colorful container plants. Don’t have a porch? You can do the same with a front yard patio!
A Backyard for Bird Watching
The sales of bird feeders and seeds increased by 50% during the pandemic, as homeowners learned mo; ...

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The Homesfinder Realty Group 208 Carteret St Beaufort, SC 29902
Sonya Reiselt
208 Carteret Street
Beaufort, SC 29902

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