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Beth DeAngel…, Real Estate Pro in 29928
Beth DeAngelis answered:
I am a Korean War Vet. Can I still get a no down mortage?
Yes...there are certain requirements but as long as you have a certificate of eligibility we can work out the details. If you would like to call me, I can give you the name and number ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 7, 2013 Home Buying in 29928
Beth DeAngel…, Real Estate Pro in 29928
Beth DeAngelis answered:
Has this property been only a private residence or has it also been rented out. How far is the walk to the beach (didn't understand if 7 minutes)?
This is a private home, but it is currently lived in by a long term renter. It is about a 7 minute drive to the beach. I will send you more details via email...thanks!
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 6, 2013 Market Conditions in Hilton Head Island
Becky Herman, Real Estate Pro in Hilton Head Island, SC
Becky Herman answered:
Are there any places that offer ocean/pool memberships for property owners on H.H.I.?
If you are an owner, you can go to the Town Hall and they will sell you a bech pass for the islanders beach of Folly field road for $10. no pool though. Sea Pines will sell you Pelica ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 2, 2014 Parks & Recreation in Hilton Head Island
Beth DeAngel…, Real Estate Pro in 29928
Beth DeAngelis answered:
How do retired folks find out what kind of mortgage they qualify for without actually applying for one at a bank?
There are many local lenders to choose from here in the Hilton Head/ Bluffton area. They are happy to talk to people about the various financing programs available. Finding the best b ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 4, 2013 Home Buying in 29926
Jami Pizzo, Real Estate Pro in Beaufort County, SC
Jami Pizzo answered:
Are you able to buy an annual pass to Sea Pines even if you are not a property owner?
I am not sure. My rental is on Sea Pines in Beaufort, not Hilton Head.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 2, 2014 Parks & Recreation in Hilton Head Island
Sally Grenier, Real Estate Pro in Erie, CO
Sally Grenier answered:
What % below list price are homes selling for in Bluffton area?
I'm not familiar with that area, but I can tell you that most agents are going to say "it depends". Real estate is local. Sales prices and trends can fluctuate from one neighborhood t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 21, 2013 Market Conditions in Hilton Head Island
Mike Sackman, Real Estate Pro in Beaufort County, SC
Mike Sackman answered:
I might be relocating to HHI area.Is there much of a different process to buying a forclosed home than a conventional sale?
Absolutely! Foreclosures are sold "as is", if you are paying cash it's not as big a problem than if you are seeking financing. A lender requires that certain items be repaired before th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 10, 2013 Home Buying in Hilton Head Island
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
We are in mid 70's and in good health. Should we rent or buy a home?
Depends on your lifestyle, budget, wants, needs, etc.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 25, 2012 Home Buying in 29928
Alison Hillm…, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Alison Hillman answered:
Why is 530 Shorewood an inactive listing? I have that listing and it isn't inactive. Also, the price has been lowered to $450,000
Hi Micheala,

That's a good question! You should work directly with an agent who can help you learn more about that specific property (and probably will know a lot about similar prope ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 6, 2012 Home Buying in Hilton Head Island
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
If I purchase and close on a property in the next 30 days, how do I get the 2012 taxes lowered to current value?
To lower assessed value, you need to chekc with the town.cities asessing office. They wil have an application and directions for an abatement. You can usually submit a copy of your appr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 30, 2012 Home Buying in 29928
Pete Popovich, Real Estate Pro in Hilton Head Island, SC
Pete Popovich answered:
If you dont make Hilton Head SC your primary residence is it true you pay a 6% tax ratio vs 4 % Making your taxes 1/3 higher. Also business tax 1%
Taxes in Beaufort County are calculated like most other counties, by using a millage rate and the assessed value of the property. However, if you are a full time resident you have a 4% ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 16, 2013 Home Buying in Hilton Head Island
Spence and T…, Real Estate Pro in South Carolina
Spence and Theresa Reese answered:
Financing @ Hilton Head Resort
You can try Gabe at 1st Home Mortgage @ 843-819-5270. If you need representation and help closing the deal you can reach Team Reese @ 843-478-3104.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 26, 2012 Home Buying in Hilton Head Island
Sally Grenier, Real Estate Pro in Erie, CO
Sally Grenier answered:
Why is 2 Sabal Court, HHI, SC 29926 listed on trulia as pending sale? It is not on the market.
Trulia is NOT the most reliable source for accurate real estate listings. Your local MLS is.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 7, 2012 Home Buying in 29926
Maureen Hous…, Real Estate Pro in Hilton Head Island, SC
Maureen Houston answered:
Are pets allowed at Beach Arbor Villas. I did see a cat in one unit?
Yes Beach Arbor is "pet friendly".
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 7, 2012 Home Buying in Hilton Head Island
Maureen Hous…, Real Estate Pro in Hilton Head Island, SC
Maureen Houston answered:
Hilton Head Resort in Hilton Head Island, SC
Hi Laurie
Its a great time to buy now with the interest rates low. The inventory does seem to be drying up some. Not that there arent some good deals still available. When you say gate ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 7, 2012 Home Buying in Hilton Head Island
Southern Lif…, Real Estate Pro in Hilton Head Island, SC
Southern Lifestyle Properties answered:
What are the recent mls sales for 2 bedroom units sold at the preserve at indigo run? Appraisal needs to come in at minimum of $218k to refinance.
One just closed on May 5th for $225,000. Give me a call if I can help you with anything.
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 22, 2012 Home Selling in Hilton Head Island
George W. Fl…, Real Estate Pro in Hilton Head Island, SC
George W. Flathmann answered:
hi, my husband and i are interested in hilton head, sc. Is the area expensive? We are interested in a condo...3 bedroom, 2 bath. Lots of room
Depending on the areas of the island, they can range from the low $100,000's to $1,000,000 oceanfront. A lot depends on your particular needs. I would say that the average would run abo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 7, 2012 Quality of Life in Hilton Head Island
Maureen Hous…, Real Estate Pro in Hilton Head Island, SC
Maureen Houston answered:
palmetto dunes/leamington sales
Hi are you asking for market conditions in Palmetto Dunes/Leamington area?
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 6, 2013 Market Conditions in Hilton Head Island
Chris Haro, Real Estate Pro in Hilton Head Island, SC
Chris Haro answered:
Is the market on Hilton Head Island getting any better or are prices continuing to go down?
Hi Ruthie,
Although prices in the Hilton Head area continue to decline, the increase in buyer activity is a great improvement. February new pending transactions were up by 6.8% over l ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 30, 2013 Market Conditions in Hilton Head Island
Lisa Cannata, Real Estate Pro in Falmouth, MA
Lisa Cannata answered:
Buying a foreclosure property as owner occupant versus investor.
Does the word FRAUD mean anything to you?I highly advise you not to get involved in this type of activity.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 30, 2012 Home Buying in Hilton Head Island
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