Shirley Pilgrim's Blog Posts

Pumpkintown Festival In Upstate SC

This is the 35th year of the annual event that attracts literally thousands of people to the small community known as Pumpkintown in the Upstate of South Carolina. On Saturday, October 12th,

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Pickens Azalea Festival April 20

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Come on out to the Pickens Azalea Festival. Pickens is a wonderful small town in the upstate. There will be arts and crafts, food, helicopter rides and

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A Day of Thanksgiving

Next Thursday will be a day of overindulgence for many of us. For most families, it’s a day of togetherness around the family table sharing a tremendous meal of turkey and dressing with all

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Greenville Zoo Reveals Name of Baby Giraffe

Today the name and gender of the much anticipated baby giraffe born Monday night was announced. Autumn is the mother giraffe of a healthy male calf named Kiko. Over 1 million people tuned in to

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DO NOT answer that buyers phone call

Don’t answer the phone calls today that come straight to you from buyers that are actively looking to buy a home. Let another agent answer that call and connect with that buyer. Let another

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SC Ranked 2nd in the Nation

According to the latest statistics, South Carolina is ranked 2nd in the nation in women killed by men in domestic violence situations. Not what we here in our great state would like to be recognized

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PROVIDENCE Subdivision Easley SC

Sold Home Price Range $400,000 - $495,000 Sold Approximate Home Size 3600 Sq. ft. Sold Approximate Lot Size .63 HOA $350 ***According to Greater Greenville Association of REALTORS (2010-2012)

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WESTCHESTER Subdivision Easley SC

Sold Home Price Range $196,000 - $315,000 Sold Approximate Home Size 2200-3200 sq. ft.***According to Greater Greenville Association of REALTORS (2011-2012)   WESTCHESTER Subdivision is

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Outdoor movies in the new Easley Amphitheater

Our family at Jackson Stanley, REALTORS located on Powdersille Rd in Easley invite you to bring the family to Movies on the Market in Easley, SC. Playing in the outdoor amphitheater in Old Market

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Pickens County #God’s Country

I was reminded of this very thought today while checking in to see what had developed overnight in the lives of all my friends and acquaintances on Facebook. (A very addictive, but necessary part of

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Easley Movies on the Market

Easley Movies on the Market   Truck Farm and The Gilstrap Family Dealerships invite you to bring the family to Movies on the Market in Easley, SC. Every Saturday night from September 8 to

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Don’t be TARDY with your CURB APPEAL.

  Don’t be TARDY with your CURB APPEAL.   School has started and the heat is now becoming bearable. Fall is right around the corner. Time is running out to get those outside

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Do BUYERS convert you?

Do BUYERS convert you?   Let’s look at a practical way for you to convert your buyer into a closing instead of your buyer converting you into deep depression. It’s required as a

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TOUCHDOWN IN THE SOUTH

TOUCHDOWN IN THE SOUTH   It’s that time again when the old pigskin is tossed around the field in Upstate South Carolina. It’s where young boys dream of becoming men and where the

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Kicking your mindset in the butt

Kicking your mindset’s butt Most of the time in life and in business we turn out to be our own worst enemy. We black our own eyes. We trip ourselves down the stairs of our success. Challenge

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Please Please Purty Please

Please Please Purty Please  I thought they liked me? I can’t believe they put that offer in with that other agent! Why did they call them to list their house? Sound familiar? Why do

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Getting Rich In Real Estate

Stop chasing every new fad or bright and shiny object that gets your attention. I love to use the analogy of the blinders that the farmer uses on the plow horse that keeps him focused on the ground

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Choose Jackson Stanley REALTORS in Upstate South Carolina.

Jackson Stanley, REALTORS are members of Western Upstate Association of Realtors, Greater Greenville Association of Realtors MLS and The Greenwood Association of Realtors MLS. The following are

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Expecting Something From Nothing

In real estate, it is easy to allow everyday life to happen. Kids, parents, siblings, coworkers and friends all fight for our time. If we are not careful and plan our day AHEAD of time, we find

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