Why the Income Gap Among Buyers, Homeowners, and Renters is Widening

Why the Income Gap Among Buyers, Homeowners, and Renters is Widening

The median cost of keeping a roof over one’s head has been slowly coming down in recent years for homeowners, however, is still rising for renters; creating and widening an affordability gap between those who own their homes and those that don’t. To become a homeowner in today’s market, buyers need to earn significantly more ... Read More
 
What Millennials Want in a New Home

What Millennials Want in a New Home

Millennials are taking their time when buying a new home. Why? Because they move back in with their parents after college. The job market is tough and instead of worrying about a steady income and a mortgage, they feel safe and comfortable at home without a commitment. The trend right now is living with their ... Read More
 
The Importance of Finding the Perfect Home for Your Lifestyle

The Importance of Finding the Perfect Home for Your Lifestyle

Searching for a new home can be stressful, there are so many different aspects of homeownership you need to consider. However, at the center of it all, you should always keep the focus on how your new home will reflect you and fit in with your lifestyle. Here are a few important things to consider ... Read More
 
Reasons Locals are Thankful to Live in Sumter

Reasons Locals are Thankful to Live in Sumter

Known for its southern charm and homey hospitality, Sumter, South Carolina is the perfect place to purchase a home. Living in Sumter offers its residents a suburban feel while remaining budget friendly. There are plenty of real estate options in Sumter for you to find your perfect home for you and your family. Berkshire Hathaway ... Read More
 
Tips for Selling Your Home

Tips for Selling Your Home

If it’s your first time going through the selling process, it can be confusing, stressful, and scary. But there are a few ways you can make it easier on yourself, especially if you’re in a time crunch and need to sell your home quickly. Here are a few tips for selling your home that may help your ... Read More
 
What Can a Good Property Management Company Give You?

What Can a Good Property Management Company Give You?

Investing in a property is a significant financial decision for any family. While the overwhelming majority of home buyers purchase buildings or residences for their own personal use, it is becoming increasingly popular for people to buy properties that they themselves will not occupy. Instead, they are investing in a home that will be rented ... Read More
 
Leave the Home-Buying Process to the Experts

Leave the Home-Buying Process to the Experts

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices is here for you every step of the way Leave the Home-Buying Process to the Experts. It’s easy to get wrapped up in looking at open houses, researching mortgages and nearby school districts and thinking you can take on the whole process yourself. With the digital age, the allure of everything being ... Read More
 
SELLING YOUR HOME THIS SUMMER

SELLING YOUR HOME THIS SUMMER

When it comes to the housing market, spring is generally the top season for selling. Summer is a busy time for many people, with family vacations, summertime activities, and kids on break from school. There’s so much going on for most people; it can be hard to keep up with all the tasks and responsibilities ... Read More
 
5 TIPS FOR FIRST TIME HOME BUYERS

5 TIPS FOR FIRST TIME HOME BUYERS

Buying a home for the first time can be a daunting task, however, there are many steps you can take to make the entire process easier. Below you’ll find some tips to follow if you’re buying a home for the first time. Improve Your Finances Before you start shopping for your first home, make sure ... Read More
 
HOME RENOVATIONS THAT BOOST YOUR RESALE VALUE

HOME RENOVATIONS THAT BOOST YOUR RESALE VALUE

As a homeowner, one of the smartest things you can do is renovation projects to increase the value of your home. Not all renovations are created equal, though. Renovation projects can be costly, so you’ll want to make sure the increased value will bring you a good return on your investment when it comes time ... Read More