739 Hill St, Old Mt Pleasant, listed for $895,000- UNDER CONTRACT!

Lovely renovated home listed for $895,000.  Located on a quiet street in the Old Village/ Old Mt. Pleasant neighborhood. Home features include: *4 bedrooms, 3 baths and 2450 square feet. *Great curb appeal with a fully fenced yard, beautiful up-lit Grand Oak tree, spacious screened front porch, metal roof and flagstone patio. *Charming entry foyer with Ship Lap walls and wide-plank reclaimed Heart Pine Floors (that carry throughout the entire first floor) *Cathedral Ceiling in Living room with gas fireplace and custom mantelpiece.  UPDATE, HOME IS NOW UNDER CONTRACT!

 

 

Advertisements

Charleston-area Home Showings Drop for 11th Straight Month

jk sold

Interesting information from the Post and Courier, and while I must agree with the stats, I will say that working with a seasoned Realtor, who knows your market, is the key to going under contract quickly.  As an example, my most recent Old Village Listing 209 Greenwich Street, went under contract in 7 days. 

From Warren L. Wise, Post and Courier

While Charleston-area home sales are just slightly off last year’s pace through the first half of the year, home showings continue to lag.

For the 11th consecutive month, the number of people walking through doors to check out a house dipped across the Lowcountry in June.

The ShowingTime Showing Index for the Charleston region reported the number of doors being opened for prospective buyers dropped 6 percent in June. Showings have been down every month since last August and are off an average 9.4 percent over 12 months through June.

The good news is the negative showing rate has moderated in recent months from the double digits last fall and earlier this winter.

Sales are down for the year through July a scant 0.6 percent, but if more homes were available at price points people could afford, sales would be higher, according to Wil Riley of the Charleston Trident Association of Realtors.

“The rise in home prices is outpacing income growth,” he said. “In our region, the $53,000 median household income does not align with a median home price that’s climbing toward $300,000.”

Nationally, showings dipped 1.8 percent, and an official with the Showing Index said declines have moderated across much of the nation.

“Activity in the South and Midwest remains slightly slower than in 2018, though there is more buyer activity in the lower price quartiles of the market,” said ShowingTime Chief Analytics Officer Daniil Cherkasskiy. “Pricier homes continue to see less traffic compared to the same time last year.”

It has never been more important to work with a full time, professional Realtor who knows your market.  If I can help, please contact me at Jackie@TheCassinaGroup.com

 

209 Greenwich Street- Old Village- Available for $1,195,000 UNDER CONTRACT!

Custom-built, impeccably designed home located on an elegant, hidden oasis on a quiet street in the Old Village. Once inside, the free-flowing floor plan emphasizes the property’s seclusion by incorporating the main living space into the second floor.  This home must be seen in person to really grasp the extraordinary use of space. Features: *Fully enclosed courtyard flanked with stunning stucco accent walls, pergolas, a tabby patio, brick fire pit, outdoor shower, and lush low-maintenance landscaping*Spacious 2-car garage*In-law suite with kitchenette and separate entrance*Wide-planked white oak flooring *10-foot ceiling *Great room with tons of natural light, decorative gas fireplace and dramatic windows showcasing the surrounding trees *Open flow to white kitchen with oversized white Rhino Marble island, Subzero refrigerator, Italian Cooktop, dual stainless dishwashers, stainless farm sink and Kohler Plumbing fixtures.  Click here for more.  

 

Build Your Dream Home-Vacant Lot For Sale in Old Mt. Pleasant!

1424 Pocahontas Street is now available for purchase for $550,000.  Large lot (almost a half acre) with mature trees lining the property, ready for your dream home in the highly desirable Old Village/ Old Mt. Pleasant neighborhood. Flood Insurance NOT required.  Email me for info, Jackie@TheCassinaGroup.com.

 

1504 Old Village Dr- Available for $572,000

Welcome to Old Village Landing, a quaint neighborhood located within walking distance to Mt. Pleasant Academy and a short drive/bike ride to Sullivan’s Island and downtown Charleston. HOME FEATURES INCLUDE: *1554 sq feet, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths *Spacious living room with vaulted ceiling, gas fireplace and tons of natural light *Open flow floor plan with dining room off living room *Stunning Ebony stained wood floors throughout living space, tile flooring in bathrooms, and carpeted bedrooms *Eat-in kitchen with tons of charm, granite countertops, gas range, new side-by-side stainless refrigerator, stainless dishwasher and functional pantry/closet with built-in shelves *Oversized deck off living room/kitchen- perfect for entertaining *Gas hook-up for grill *Private, fully fenced backyard withshallow well for irrigation *Large master suite with walk-in closet, bath with double sinks, soaking tub and stand up shower *2 additional bedrooms with shared bath *Attached garage with space for a car plus golf cart!  Click here for more info!

1280_boomver_1_19020711-11280_boomver_1_19020711-191280_boomver_1_19020711-51280_boomver_1_19020711-7

Low Mortgage Rates!

unnamed

Mortgage rates are LOW, LOW, LOW!  But how low will they go?  That’s the questions.  The benchmark 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage fell to 3.81 percent, down 16 basis points from a week ago, according to Bankrate’s weekly survey of large lenders.

“Mortgage rates plunged, along with bond yields, as the U.S.-China trade war escalated and fears of a global recession have increased,” says Greg McBride, CFA, Bankrate’s chief financial analyst.

So what does it mean?  By looking at the US 30 YR data provided by Feddie Mac, it’s easy to see that buyers can afford “more home” in 2019 vs the tail end of 2018.  If you are interested in learning more, let me know and I will connect you with one of my preferred lenders who will be happy to help.

Just Sold: 0 Greenwich Street

*one lot
*20+ heirs with ownership
*one adverse possession lawsuit
*one easement agreement

*one property-line abandonment study
*one trip to the RMC office to find a deed from the 1800’s (where I saw a deed from 1870 transferring an ox for $1)
*one happy group of sellers
*one happy buyer
*one exhausted REALTOR
®
*tons of unexpected education
*one very meaningful experience

*AND IT ONLY TOOK ME 7 YEARS TO GET IT DONE!

took me 7 years