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Djenkines, Home Buyer in Charleston, SC
Sat Jul 16, 2016
Djenkines asked:
The area you call South of Broad is the French Quarter, or at least part of it.
Two entirely different prices and crime statistics.
As a South of Broad resident here on Tradd Street in…
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Mconstanceje…, Renter in Las Vegas, NV
Fri Jul 1, 2016
Mconstancejensen asked:
Cathy Swider, Home Owner in Charleston, SC
Thu Feb 11, 2016
Cathy Swider asked:
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Yanoska Diaz, Real Estate Pro in Miami, FL
Tue Jun 16, 2015
Yanoska Diaz answered:
Real estate prices are determined by buyers and sellers.

Even though an appraisal report is needed in order to secure a loan, ultimately if the buyer wants to cure the difference between the report and the asking price or is paying all cash for the property then the property is worth what the buyer paid for it. ... more
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Topher Kauff…, Real Estate Pro in Charleston, SC
Mon Feb 16, 2015
Topher Kauffmann answered:
First sorry to hear about your lost; I understand this is a tough time to sell a home.

There is no easy way to say how to do a quick fix, but the most common mistake in Real Estate is doing business with a friend of the family. I constantly am fixing this problem for listing that have gone south. You have to be able to be honest about expectation, goal, and most importantly your back pocket with your LISTING AGENT. Most people find this hard to do with a "family friend".

The simplest thing to do is to start over. Interview a few agents. Get an out side prospective,.

I hope this works out for you.

Let me know if you need anymore advice.
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Kate M. Dolan, Real Estate Pro in Charleston, SC
Wed Feb 4, 2015
Kate M. Dolan asked:
Philip Sloan, Real Estate Pro in bangor, ME
Fri Jan 30, 2015
Philip Sloan answered:
You can open your listing on trulia and there is a edit listing button. You can manually add, remove pictures all within the site. I also always check my listings that where they show up on a map is correct. ... more
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Maureen Cody,  in Charleston, SC
Tue Apr 6, 2010
Maureen Cody answered:
Dear Gullah Girl,
You have received thorough advice. I think the suggestion to contact a real estate attorney to review your situation is worth considering or even a mortgage professional.

Best of luck!
Regards,
Maureen
maureen@maureencody.com
Search the Charleston SC MLS:
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Chs.mom, Home Buyer in James Island, Charle...
Fri Sep 11, 2009
Chs.mom answered:
Is there an estimated date on lifting the foreclosure moratorium? I agree Charleston has a way to go. Charleston peaked much later than the rest of the country so we will hit a bottom later. ... more
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Foster Smith, Real Estate Pro in Summerville, NC
Tue Sep 8, 2009
Foster Smith answered:
Mortgage defaults, whether they are prime or subprime mortgage, have a deleterious affect on the prices of houses. However, the more fundamental rule of value will hold more weight. This fundamental rule is the rule of supply and demand. Therefore, the very limited supply of properties South of Broad will continue to counter balance any general negative effect the market is experiencing. Charleston has bucked the national trends many times in the past and is continuing to do so currently. ... more
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Suspectbuyer, Home Buyer in Charleston, SC
Wed Aug 26, 2009
Suspectbuyer answered:
Hold the course Hoosier, if you are still in the market. In the price range you are interested in, the market continues to tank and the inventory grows each week. Now that the summer is over, demand will drop off sharply and viola, prices will continue their downward adjustment.

Take your time - interest rates aren't going up anytime soon contrary to what some 'experts' have posted.
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Moveupbuyer, Home Buyer in Pfeifer, KS
Thu Jul 23, 2009
Moveupbuyer answered:
Suspectbuyer, I wholeheartedly agree that 1999-2000 is where prices need to be to be affordable in Charleston especially in the upper price range.

Appreciate you providing the info link to support your position ... more
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J R,  in New York, NY
Wed Jun 17, 2009
J R answered:
"Didn't you get the memo", I considered an opinion.

Since I am always right, don't try to argue. That would be a problem, because you are always right too! :)
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David Chambe…, Other/Just Looking in Saint Petersburg, FL
Fri Apr 10, 2009
David Chamberlain answered:
Found the bottom, It is to early to judge whether or not feb 17th was a GTTB or not check back in 2-3 years. You might respond with why 2-3 years. The reason is a buyer should not buy a home with the expectation of selling in 6 months. ... more
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J R,  in New York, NY
Wed Jul 2, 2008
J R answered:
Marty C, Other/Just Looking in Austin, TX
Mon Nov 5, 2007
Marty C answered:
Since you have asked this prices in Charleston have been hammered and the sales are very slow. No reason to buy.
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