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Posted on 05/17/2022
40 Brown Thrasher Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926 now has a new price of $1,085,000!
Move in ready, low maintenance 5BR/3.5BA home on a quiet cul-de-sac, private 1/2 acre lot with golf view. Master suite with walk-in closet and 2 more BR's on 1st floor. Large closets in each BR. Spacious kitchen with plenty of countertops and cabinets with pull out drawers. Appliances roof, A/C and flooring all less than 5 years old. Beautiful hardwood flooring throughout, 2 gas fireplace areas. 26'x13.5' Carolina room & 38'x13' screened porch adding 854 sqft to the 3178 sqft heated living space. Ample storage throughout, walk-in attic and separate storage room. 2-car garage, driveway holds 6 vehicles. Energy efficient with 3...
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Posted on 05/15/2022
Flooding: Tip and Tricks to Reduce and Prevent Flood Damage
Flooding can cause significant damage to your home and even make it uninhabitable in worst-case scenarios. Floods can lead to mold growth, wood rot and other types of water damage that can be costly to repair. Taking steps to prevent floods from occurring can protect your home from this kind of damage. Use these flood prevention tips to...
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Posted on 05/08/2022
Stick-Built Homes: 5 Things You Should Know About Them
When you have a house built on your land, this is known as a stick-built home. These homes are considered traditional compared to modular or prefabricated houses that are built elsewhere and transported to your property. If you’ve been thinking of having a stick built house constructed on your land, it’s important to learn as much about them...
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Posted on 05/01/2022
Home renovations that can make your home more comfortable
Home improvements are made to improv your quality of life and your home's potential values. While there is no wrong way to approach home renovations, consider the following recommendations. 1: Replace loose heating and venting registers Loose and inexpensively made heating and venting registers have a way of rattling just enough to bother homeowners. But they also tend...
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Posted on 04/29/2022
Another Property Sold - 4 Anglers Pond Court, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
Move-in ready 1 story, 3BR/2BA home with lovely curb appeal on quiet cul-de-sac. Light and bright, upgraded eat- in kitchen, dining room, living room has smooth tray ceiling and brick fireplace, all weather Carolina room, large laundry room with shelving, utility sink and work area. Beautiful stone pavers in driveway and backyard patio. 8x10 climate controlled storage room in attic. Exterior storage or dog run enclosure. Water heater located in garage. Just under 1/2 acre lot, private wooded view with upgraded landscaping. Close to the main gate, schools and shopping. Crooked Pond has its own pool, tennis & pickleball courts. Won't...
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Posted on 04/29/2022
Another Property Sold - 50 Lake Linden Lane #50, Bluffton, SC 29910
Lovely 3BR/2.5BA townhome with 2 car garage. Tile floors and carpet, all bedrooms on the 2nd floor, high ceilings, large floored attic space, laundry area and 1/2 bath as you enter home from the garage. No fireplace in this property. Enjoy relaxing on the private back patio with wooded view. Sidewalks and golf cart ride to Historic District's restaurants and shops. Wonderful opportunity for a permanent residence or investment property. Maintenance free community, monthly fee includes lawn and exterior building maintenance, trash pickup, pest control, pool and tennis...
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Posted on 04/29/2022
Another Property Sold - 53 Forest Cove #53, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
Refreshed 1st floor Forest Cove with new LVP flooring in main living area, freshly painted, new leathered granite, designer backsplash, faucet and sink, microwave, water heater 1 year old, newer carpet in bedrooms, newer washer and dryer, fireplace, laundry area. Broad Creek Landing has 2 pools, tennis courts, pavilion with grill and playground area, fishing lake and marsh front observation deck. Close to Palmetto Bay Marina shops and restaurants, only 3 miles to the beach. Great primary home or investment property. No short term rentals, 6 month minimum. Pet...
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Posted on 04/24/2022
Houseplants With Healthy Attributes
Plants have been used to make medicine for centuries, but some stand out above the rest for their many healing properties. Some plants make teas or, with aloe, their leaves broken open and the gooey ooze used as a balm. From aiding in digestion to soothing burns and insect bites, these houseplants are known for their healing properties....
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Posted on 04/17/2022
These Small Trees Will Add Color to Your Front Yard
Using trees in your landscaping design is a great way to add dimension and depth to your front yard. However, it’s crucial to consider scale when choosing a tree for your yard so that you don’t completely overwhelm the space—or worse, cause problems for the foundation. Luckily there are lots of trees that work well in small yards,...
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Posted on 04/16/2022
Video Tour - 40 Brown Thrasher Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
Move in ready, low maintenance 5BR/3.5BA home on a quiet cul-de-sac, private 1/2 acre lot with golf view. Master suite with walk-in closet and 2 more BR's on 1st floor. Large closets in each BR. Spacious kitchen with plenty of countertops and cabinets with pull out drawers. Appliances roof, A/C and flooring all less than 5 years old. Beautiful hardwood flooring throughout, 2 gas fireplace areas. 26'x13.5' Carolina room & 38'x13' screened porch adding 854 sqft to the 3178 sqft heated living space. Ample storage throughout, walk-in attic and separate storage room. 2-car garage, driveway holds 6 vehicles. Energy efficient with 3...
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Posted on 04/16/2022
40 Brown Thrasher Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926 is now new to the market!
Move in ready, low maintenance 5BR/3.5BA home on a quiet cul-de-sac, private 1/2 acre lot with golf view. Master suite with walk-in closet and 2 more BR's on 1st floor. Large closets in each BR. Spacious kitchen with plenty of countertops and cabinets with pull out drawers. Appliances roof, A/C and flooring all less than 5 years old. Beautiful hardwood flooring throughout, 2 gas fireplace areas. 26'x13.5' Carolina room & 38'x13' screened porch adding 854 sqft to the 3178 sqft heated living space. Ample storage throughout, walk-in attic and separate storage room. 2-car garage, driveway holds 6 vehicles. Energy efficient with 3...
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Posted on 04/10/2022
Home finance: The basics of home equity
Sometimes, loans can be difficult to calculate. Home equity loan figures are no different, but they don’t have to be. All you need is a little understanding of the basics and a reliable equity calculator. Having a trustworthy loan officer available is also a highly valuable resource. Here’s a quick guide to calculating your home equity loan: What...
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