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Monday, January 09, 2017   /   by Rene Kramer Team

Charleston Restaurant Week

Charleston Restaurant Week runs from January 4th-22nd, 2017! Don't miss out on the wonderful opportunities to dine at some of Charleston's premier restaurants! With so many magnificent places to eat, how do you pick? Our favorite restaurants participating are; Pawpaw, The Watch Kitchen and Bar and Napa in Mount Pleasant! Click here for a list of all the participating restaurants http://www.charlestonrestaurantassociation.com/charleston-restaurant-week/ 

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Tuesday, November 01, 2016   /   by Rene Kramer Team

Taking the Fear out of the Mortgage Process

Taking the Fear out of the Mortgage Process

A considerable number of potential buyers shy away from jumping into the real estate market due to their uncertainty about the buying process. A specific cause for concern tends to be mortgage qualification.
For many, the mortgage process can be scary, but it doesn't have to be!
In order to qualify in today's market, you'll need to have saved for a down payment (the average down payment on all loans was 11% last month, with many buyers putting down 3% or less), a stable income and good credit history.
Throughout the entire home buying process, you will interact with many different professionals, all of which perform necessary roles. These professionals are also valuable resources for you.
Once you're ready to apply, here are 5 easy steps that Freddie Mac suggests to follow:

Find out your current credit history & score - even if you don't have perfect credit, you may already qualify for a loan. The average FICO Score of a ...

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Monday, October 31, 2016   /   by Rene Kramer Team

Buying a Home Can Be Scary... Know the Facts

Some Highlights:

36% of Americans think they need a 20% down payment to buy a home.
44% of Millennials who purchased a home this year have put down less than 10%.
71.8% of loan applications were approved last month.
The average credit score of approved loans was 731 in September.

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628 Long Point Road
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
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Phone: 843-224-5619
126 7 Farms Drive Ste. 170
Daniel Island, SC 29492

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