Rock Hill, SC Residential Real Estate Agent

Lee Hamilton – Allen Tate

Rock Hill, SC Residential Real Estate Agent

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Lee Hamilton – Allen Tate

Rock Hill, SC Residential Real Estate Agent

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Rock Hill, SC Real Estate

Home Repairs That Matter

On listing appointments I am often asked what changes or repairs should be made to the home.  There is an endless number of items that could be done at a home, but most of them won’t make a big difference in the price of your home.  Of course, the more move in...

What is PITI?

You may have heard of PITI, but many do not know what it is.  It is the term that refers to your total monthly mortgage payment and stands for Principle, Interest, Taxes, and Insurance.  These four things add up to make up your monthly payment.  The principle is the...

Title Insurance

A common question that comes up at closing is, “What is title insurance and do I need it?”  If you are financing your home, your bank will likely require it.  If you are paying cash or if the bank does not require it, it is still advisable to get it. Title...

Primary Mortgage Insurance

Primary Mortgage Insurance, or PMI, is insurance the bank requires a borrower to get in order to secure their interest.  As the borrower, or home buyer, you pay a monthly fee for this.  This can increase your monthly payment significantly; over $100 in many cases.  In...

Forget Your Emotions When Pricing Your Home

In almost every scenario, homeowners think their home is worth more than it actually is.  We have a self serving bias that is sometimes hard to get over, even in the face of facts.  To a perspective buyer, your home is just another property, but to you it is much...

Closing Costs

Whether you are buying a house or selling one, there are expenses that will be incurred.  These expenses are called closing costs and are collected at the time of closing on the property.  Typically, the buyer’s costs are greater.  These include, but are not...