Market Report: March 2018

New residential real estate activity has been relatively slow in the first quarter of 2018, yet housing is proving its resiliency in a consistently improving economy. Some markets have had increases in signed contracts, but the vast majority of the nation continues to experience fewer closed sales and lower inventory compared to last year at…

Sunday Open House

Left: 102 Crosstree Drive, offered at $1,675,000 more details Right: 13 Crosstree Drive, price just reduced to $559,900 more details Please join The Richardson Group for an open house tour on Sunday November 12th from 12-4pm! Maps and passes provided at the security gate. There will be several homes on open house, including our two listings above….

10 Steps to Home Ownership

Did you know that it’s often times easier to buy a home than rent one? With low interest rates and an abundance of inventory, there has never been a better time to become a homeowner! Read our tips to get started on your home buying journey: Prepare Your Finances Are you financially prepared to own…

Market Report: August 2017

Good news for the real estate market on Hilton Head! August 2017 Market Reports show the following: The median price of existing single-family homes increased to $322,000 up 7.4% vs July 2017. Existing single-family home sales increased 2.6% from July 2017 for a August 2017 total of 233 sold units. Single Family Median Home Price…

Real Estate Myth: Price High to Negotiate

This is one of the most common mistakes a homeowner can make when they are ready to put their home on the market. It seems like a logical approach: I want to price my home at a number that I would never actually expect to receive, so I can have some room to negotiate or…

First-Time Home Buyer Checklist

This article was originally published on HouseLogic.com A real yard. Closets bigger than your average microwave. The freedom to decorate however you darn well please! Making the switch from renting to owning is exhilarating, but many rookie home-buyers find the process trickier to navigate than they expected. This is why we created our First-Time HomeBuyer…

Marketing That Matters

The Richardson Group is ready for the busy summer season ahead! We have been coordinating with other local businesses to promote our brokerage for the past few months and it’s finally time to unveil our plans: Coligny Kiosk Our Coligny kiosk is now open for business! In addition to featuring current listings, we will have…

The Benefits of Real Estate Investment

After the housing bubble and recession in 2008, the real estate sector received a great deal of negative attention. Suddenly it seemed like investing in real property was no longer a good deal. In reality, investing in real estate means you have the opportunity for a future income stream from your property. Read below to…

5 Way to Save for a Down Payment

Buying your first home conjures up all kinds of warm and fuzzy emotions: pride, joy, contentment. But before you get to the good stuff, you’ve got to cobble together a down payment, a daunting sum if you follow the textbook advice to squirrel away 20% of a home’s cost. Here are five creative ways to…

Are You Ready For A New Adventure?

Are you ready for a new adventure in the 2017? Consider purchasing a boat slip at one of the safest harbours on the east coast. Following the devastation of Hurricane Matthew, the demand for a secure and affordable place to store boats has risen considerably. Several marinas on Hilton Head Island can no longer accommodate…

New Year, New Look

“There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” – C.S. Lewis Happy New Year! If you are a first time visitor to our blog, welcome! We love to update our followers with current market trends, community events and other interesting content about Hilton Head Island and beyond. If you are a…

Is Now the Time to Buy?

We are witnessing a major revival in the real estate industry this year, and many are wondering if they should strike while the iron is hot. The combination of record low interest rates on mortgages and an abundance of homes on the market indicate there has never been a better time to buy! Hilton Head…