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Home Buying in West Ashley : Real Estate Advice

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Sun Mar 9, 2014
Rich Estes answered:
Find out who built any house and what other contractors have been involved. Go to www.hometrackr.com to get the low down on the house you own or one you are looking to buy. QuickLook home history reports provide detailed building permit history, building inspections, mortgage history, and the contractors who did the work. Now that's cool!
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Wed Mar 5, 2014
Michael Schumpert answered:
Is it the builder you like? Or is it the neighborhood? Both builders are also in Mt Pleasant neighborhoods, David Weekly is also on Daniel Island, and they are both in several other areas throughout Charleston.

Whether it's a certain area you want to be in, or it's the builder you like, you have many options. Let me know if want info on the neighborhoods these builders are in, or if you want to see any homes available in a certain area/neighborhood.

Have a great day!

Michael
*Realtor of Distinction
*Top 2% East Cooper/Mt. Pleasant Realtors
843-442-1291
mschumpert@carolinaone.com
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Tue Mar 4, 2014
Bob Hood answered:
David Weekly built Manassas and Batten was a Ryland home
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Sun Feb 16, 2014
Kathleen Emde answered:
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Mon Jan 13, 2014
Darryl Touchet answered:
I am about to sell our home. For buyers like you, I am developing the following strategy. I will show the home for a month, with all the upgrades. If it doesn't sell, or people keep demanding a lower price that is what homes were selling for 7 years ago, I will do the following:

1. Take out all the expensive light fixtures I bought and replace them will the el cheapo ones that cost 10 dollars (like what ALL the other houses around here have).

2. Take out all the kohler fixtures in the house AND the steam pump for the shower unit. I will replace these with the 10 dollar plastic fixtures that were supposed to come with the house originally.

3. Take out the compression heat pump water heater, and replace it with a standard 5000 electric heater.

4. Take out the stainless steel appliances, and replace them with plain white el cheapo ones.

5. Replace all the electrical outlet covers and door knobs with the orginal 5 dollar fake gold plate ones and plastic ones.

Unfortunately I can't take the double sided privacy fence, the two zone air conditioner, the wood floors (everyone else has WHITE carpet), The stone floor (everyone else has vinyl), AND the banister that makes the office up stairs open to the living room.

So yeah, you can have it for 10,000 cheaper, and you'll get a cheaper house. Lastly, we are not in a recession anymore.
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Fri Nov 8, 2013
Gentry Todd answered:
Hi Beth-

Ran a quick search for you: http://bit.ly/1bdhGhs

These are a few 2+ bed w/ pool in the area. Take a look and if I can be of any help, would be glad to do so!

Good luck w/ your search!

Cheers,
Gentry Todd
Realtor

GentryTodd.com
843.730.4454
gentrytoddrealty@gmail.com
1429 Hooper St, Charleston, SC 29492
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Mon Oct 14, 2013
Lee Keadle answered:
West Ashley has some great neighborhoods to choose from, whether you’re wanting to live within walking distance of shops/restaurants or live on the water or live in a newly built neighborhood. You can read more about West Ashley at http://www.searchforcharlestonrealestate.com/west-ashley-real-estate.php. Also, we’ve included some of the most popular neighborhoods at http://www.searchforcharlestonrealestate.com/west-ashley-real-estate/houses.php ... more
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Sat Oct 12, 2013
Rebecca Kroseberg answered:
Hi,

I just sold one of the apartments in Parsonage Point. Did you know that they are phasing out the rentals and completely renovating all apartments? The HOA dues include insurance, flood insurance, trash, etc. Utilities and water are the owner's responsibilities. Have you seen some interior photos of the units? The renovations are pretty spectacular for the price. Granite, wood floors, etc. ... more
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Sat Oct 12, 2013
Rebecca Kroseberg answered:
Hi Leslie,

let's start with what brings about your move? That might help with some pointers as to what area would fit your needs. I personally live in Summerville and love it because it is only about 20-30 minutes away from Downtown Charleston but it is much less costly to live here. Summerville is an up and coming part of the tri county area. We are about 15 minutes away from Boeing and the Air Force Base. What specifically are you looking at an area to be in order to make your "best areas" list? I have some neighborhood videos you might enjoy: http://www.youtube.com/RebeccaKroseberg ... more
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