666 Poaug Lane, Fox Pond- Available For $469,000

This adorable single family home is 1500 square foot, 3 bedroom, 2 bath home features a red metal roof and charming front porch. The private back courtyard is fully fenced and has an outdoor storage building, garden area (with rich soil) and operational compost bin. And you cannot miss the mature live oaks, tangerine and fig trees in the yard. Inside, there is a spacious living/ dining area with a gas fireplace featuring a re-claimed wood mantle and stone surround. Fully upgraded kitchen with Apsen White granite, subway tile back splash, custom cabinets, deep drawers, and stone floor. Eat-in area with mercury glass light fixture and view of backyard. Bright sun room provides additional living space. Nice sized bedrooms, one of which is oversized and could double as a large game room or home office. This home is move in ready and a must see!  You will love the Old Village/ Old Mt. Pleasant neighborhood and all it has to offer!  www.JackieKellyRealEstate.com20160315200356935829000000-o[1]

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Old Village Home, Garden and Art Tour- This Sunday, May 1

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Join in on the Old Village Home, Garden & Art Tour and experience an inspiring walk through history, a peek into personal residences with exciting architectural touches, see brilliant colors of the region’s flora, enjoy local chefs creating culinary delights, and the area’s best known local and regional artists showcasing their work and offering many treasures for sale to benefit the Red Cross. Tour starts at Edwards Park 400 Pitt Street and lasts from 1-5pm.  Click here to purchase tickets

See you there!!

Sunrun Solar Panels, Affordable and Attainable

Some of us have transitioned into driving hybrid vehicles, so why not transform your house into a hybrid home.  Over the past ten years our local power provider has increased their rates by 50%, and are predicted to increase at least 3.5%-5% annually into the future. Last summer Gov. Haley signed a bill requiring South Carolina power companies to provide clean and renewable energy for their customers.

SUNRUN is the nations largest dedicated residential solar company and is now in S.C. and available in our neighborhood. Through our “BRIGHTSAVE PLAN” we have made solar power attainable and affordable for all homeowners without having to pay  the traditionally high upfront costs of buying solar panels.  We take care of everything from permitting to installation, maintenance and more!  You will be benefitting from an exceptional customer experience; all the while knowing what your power bill will be with low fixed rates.  As the homeowner, you will be adding value to your home by becoming your own power plant and helping save the environment  by creating and using clean and renewable energy.

Please call or email me today for more info,or to get your FREE custom design! Within 24-48 hours you will know the savings and benefits solar power can make for your home today.

Chad Ferris

522 Ruby Dr.

SUNRUN

843-209-5153

SUNRUN email: chadferris@lgcypower.com

“Creating a planet powered by the sun”

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Thinking about Mount Pleasant’s Hot Market

According to Michael Sally, President of the Carolina Trident Association of Realtors, “the historically low level of inventory will continue to impact our market as we move toward the typically busy Spring buying season; inventory has steadily declined since May of last year.” In Mount Pleasant, things are even tighter.

This is valuable information for prospective buyers and sellers, especially in light of the increase to the Federal Funds Rate this past December.

Worries about Increasing Mortgages

With the Fed hike come understandable anxieties that mortgage rates will increase as well, and there is speculation that there could be as many as three more increases before the end of the year. This news has implications for both buyer and seller.

Buyers: Time to Act

Although no one can say for sure, there is a good chance that mortgage rates will rise over the course of the year. This is a great time to invest in a home, especially in a community that has grown consistently and is part of a wider metro area that has attracted national attention for several years now.

Rent prices in Mount Pleasant have only continued to go up, even surpassing mortgage payments in some cases. Because inventory is low, you may not have found your dream house; but it’s a great time to get pre-qualified for a mortgage before rates start increasing.

Sellers: The Ball’s in Your Court

If your mortgage isn’t fixed, you run the risk of dealing with increased payments if rates do increase. Are you prepared for this? Your best advantage is leveraging the small inventory in your neighborhood to get maximum price for your house now.

You may want to ask yourself this important question, “Would I be content to profit on the sale of this house and move to another neighborhood simply because of high demand?”

The one thing we know for certain is that housing markets are never guaranteed. You have options, but because of the special quality of our community, you have the potential to win big this year.

The Upshot

Some experts maintain there won’t be much change in mortgage rates in 2016. The Fed does not dictate these rates after all; this is Wall Street’s job. But, you would be wise not to ignore what happened in December. Whether you’re a buyer or a seller, now could be a great time to make a change.

The Stuff That Makes You Go “Hmmmm”

Selling Real Estate is a very interesting career… We see it all!  I was laughing when I saw this picture on Facebook and I had to repost… it sums up a lot of what we deal with on a daily basis trying to match buyers with the right home.  So, what’s wrong with this house?  15 seconds… GO!

 

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2015 Charleston Real Estate Market Re-Cap

The 2015 Real Estate Market was strong, and I am appreciative to have been part of it!  Thanks to my clients, I was able to achieve the 2015 Realtor Of Distinction Award, and could not be more proud!  I sincerely thank you for your support and here’s to continued success in 2016, which is off to a great start!

Now back to biz… I wanted to take a moment to provide you with a brief recap of 2015 for the greater Charleston market.  If you are curious about a specific area let me know and I will send you a re-cap, and thanks again for your support!  I love what I do!

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