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By Audra Walters

Why Choose Front Porch Properties SC?

We love to discuss our staging branch, Staging Charleston, but often don’t discuss our real estate component and what makes Front Porch Properties S.C. unique. In the oversaturated seller’s market of Charleston it is easy to be bombarded with a multitude of realtor referrals. Honestly, finding the right real estate agent can be as personal […]

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Due Diligence Explained- Front Porch Properties

Due Diligence. Sounds like a fancy term for someone doing the right thing doesn’t it? You’re not far off! If you’re wondering what this term means when navigating your home buying adventure let us explain. Due Diligence, in layman’s terms, is a buffer within a specific timeframe most often after an offer is accepted and […]

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By Audra Walters

The Pandemic & Real Estate

We are all aware that the COVID-19 pandemic has affected nearly every aspect of our daily lives, but what about real estate? While we may have had a busier than ever at Staging Charleston and Front Porch Properties 2020 in Charleston, S.C. (and start to 2021) it is not to say that the pandemic hasn’t […]

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5 Trends of Baby Boomer Buyers

While the Millennials may have taken over, Baby Boomers are still in a close second with over 73 million of their generation in society. Many of which are beginning new stages of life and actively searching for or selling a home. The trends and habits of this ‘silver tsunami’ of purchasers aren’t quite like those […]

By Audra Walters

CTAR July Recap: Charleston, SC

2,400 homes sold in July in the Charleston region at a median price of $305,000 according to preliminary data released by the Charleston Trident Association of Realtors® (CTAR). July’s home sales mark the largest number of sales recorded in the Charleston region and a nearly 32% increase over last July, when 1,824 homes sold at […]

By Audra Walters

9 Trends of Millennial Home Buyers

Make way baby boomers millennials are coming through! As of Decemeber 2019 Millennials made up the largest majority of homebuyers in the market, with a respective 37% of homebuyers in 2018. Millennials are approaching purchasing a home a new way causing relators and sellers to have to adapt their habits in the ever changing home […]

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By Audra Walters

Housing Market 2020- Post COVID

We are constantly staying on top of the housing market news and information to best inform all of our Front Porch Properties clients, and even more so with the uncertain times we have been facing. Realtor.com has released some interesting predictions for the remainder of 2020: National Housing Forecast 2020: Ups and downs as housing […]

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By Audra Walters

Understanding Mortgage Rates

I find often with my Charleston clients their biggest fear is the financial logistics of home buying, not even the home budget itself. Navigating approvals and understanding mortgage rates is often foreign to potential buyers of all ages. In an industry where the rates and economic impacts change daily it’s no wonder this is a […]

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COVID-19 Safe for Buyers & Sellers: Front Porch Properties

Are you buying or selling a home in Charleston during the pandemic? COVID-19 isn’t stopping Front Porch Properties. I’ve been showing, staging and selling like crazy even among the chaos. Thanks to technology we have the ability to assist buyers and sellers without the risk of contamination. Quarantined? Social Distancing? I’ve got you covered. Aside […]

By Audra Walters

Decor for the New Decade: Is Your Home On Trend?

It’s a new decade, and almost a new season (Hello Spring!) is your home, or home taste, on trend? Good Housekeeping has launched their ‘Top 15 Decor Trends for 2020’ and we are feeling the new vibes. We love seeing how our Charleston clients decorate their new homes and can’t wait to see more of […]