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Mon Jun 12, 2017
Mark Johnstone answered:
Anderson has AnMed which is a large highly rated medical campus with multiple locations. This was a major concern for my parents retiring in this town. About 30 miles away ism GHS which is Greenville Hospital System adn it too is highly rated. ... more
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Tue Nov 8, 2016
Theresa Nation asked:
The listing for 500 Concord Rd., Unit H2 Anderson, SC 29621 is my listing and I have noticed an incorrect photo posted and it is not showing my photos that are in the MLS and Zillow. Please…
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Thu Aug 11, 2016
Niki Davis answered:
I see that you're in NY, is this a mobile home in SC? If so, the answer isn't a quick and easy one. Detitling isn't a fast process, and your closing attorney should have had the title work done in enough time for you to see that there was an issue and act on it. The seller doesn't actually hand the title over to the attorney, a title search is done at the courthouse. It should have been evident to the listing agent that it hadn't been detitled. When it's detitled, it becomes real estate and it's TMS number is merged with the land. A titled mobile home still has the original number associated with the mobile home itself. In Anderson County, It's a "400" number that can be easily searched. While it's being taken care of, as a buyer's agent I would suggest that the buyer be allowed to occupy before closing, if that's a possibility, to alleviate some of the problem. Again, if this is in SC, there is a form available for Realtors to use to cover this condition. So sorry this happened to you. ... more
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Sat Jan 16, 2016
Alaney answered:
Liz,

I see that you are listed as being in Lexington, SC. If you are trying to look from afar, it can be challenging. If you're hoping to live in a subdivision - and within a certain distance from Anderson Mall, that criteria can be paired with other information (like the number of beds and baths you want, your price range, or even whether you want a garage!) in our MLS system and EVERY result that suits you will show up. I'd be happy to help you find what you are looking for! Feel free to touch base with me at ALaney@CDanJoyner.com if I can help! ... more
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Sat Apr 11, 2015
Diane Christner answered:
A functioning septic system is a must, not a nice to have item. Cracked septic tanks, failing drainfields, a system too small for the size of the home (this often happens when someone expands the number of bedrooms without expanding the drainfield to match), damaged pipes can all lead to expensive repairs. Replacing septic tanks can cost several thousand dollars, depending on the type of tank and size. Drainfields, however, are the most expensive part of the septic system and can cost $5000 - $20,000, depending on the size and where you live, to tear out an old system and replace it.

Radon mitigation, if unacceptable levels of radon are found in a home, can run $500 - $1000 or more. Why should you care about high levels of radon? Because radon gas is radioactive, exposure to high levels of radon gas can lead to health problems such as lung cancer. Children are more sensitive to radon gases.

Money spent on inspections before you buy a home can save you a lot of money and grief later, when you own the home and are now responsible for all repairs.

Shame on those 2 agents for telling you to skip the septic system inspection and radon levels testing. I suspect that they are not looking out for your best interests.
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Sun Mar 22, 2015
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Sat Feb 28, 2015
Carol Lin answered:
Hi there, the most important thing would be to research and find a competent real estate agent that you trust and feel comfortable working with.
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Tue Feb 24, 2015
The Trusted Team Nicole and Melissa answered:
Good question! Unfortunately each buyer is so different in what they like and dislike. Hardwood has been known to be a big upgrade and some buyers will think of it as such. But I have had a lot of buyers not wanting hardwood due to pets especially dogs scratching it with their nails. Personally I like the look of hardwood, but having the whole house in hardwood may limit some buyers. ... more
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Tue Feb 24, 2015
Kecia Burkart answered:
I have the perfect home in the Linley Park area and is full of character. Large den, dining room, updated kitchen, mudroom and two bedrooms. Recent updates include newer roof, screened porch, fenced backyard. Currently listed for $80,000 A wonderful buy. Please feel free to contact me if you are still looking.

Kecia Burkart
Realtor
Keller Williams / Terri's Team
keciaburkart7@gmail.com
homes4saleandersonsc.com
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Tue Feb 24, 2015
Kecia Burkart answered:
You can all the Assessor's office or go to the courthouse and they will give you a copy. If you are working with a Realtor they should provide you with those. Also, if you know someone in the neighborhood ask for a contact name and number on the HOA. They should be able to assist you as well. ... more
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Thu Jan 15, 2015
Tina Wilson answered:
If you are working with a licensed realtor, they can assist you by providing a home search meeting your criteria along with indicating if the property is eligible for a USDA loan. You can also enter the property address into the search bar on the USDA website and it will show you if the home is in a USDA eligible area. That is just the beginning as the home must also be in good condition in order to pass the apppraisal. There are requirements for buyers to be eligible for the loan also, including credit score and a minimum yearly income as well as a maximum yearly income for the family. Your best bet is to stay in close contact with your professional Realtor. I see that this question was posted in 2013 but thought others might appreciate a link to the USDA eligibility map.

http://eligibility.sc.egov.usda.gov/eligibility/welcomeAction.do;jsessionid=DE703A8CD24B414CB8E0D06D531D7EB4
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Sun Jan 11, 2015
Debi Graham Ahlgrim answered:
You can purchase this home with a refinance if it has been recorded , if not FHA 6 months payments with proof of payments
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Sat Sep 20, 2014
Kecia Burkart answered:
Absolutely! We love Publix in Anderson with 2 locations to serve you on both sides of town. One is off Clemson Blvd. this was the first location and the second location is on Greenville Street across the McCants Middle School. Try their new hot soup selection in the deli. ... more
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