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Beautiful In A Great Area Must See

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Expect The Longest Economic Expansion Since WWII Says Economist

Recession?“The U.S. will not be going into recessions anytime soon,” Thorpe said.“Recessions don’t just happen,” he added. “First we need to see imbalances somewhere in the

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Good Real Estate News

Breaking. The Congressional Budget Office, which provides nonpartisan analysis for the U.S. Congress, released its 2017 Budget and Economic Outlook, which showed a forecasted nine federal funds

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Signs That Say You Are Ready To Buy

It’s spring and it’s in the air. You want to live in that house. You have to have that house. But are you ready to buy that house? Here are eight signs to help you know if

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Property For That Perfect Dream Home

Beautiful level acreage, would make a great place to build your dream home and have horses. Nice homes all around the parcel. It would also make a great subdivision, proposed subdivision plat

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219900 240 STREAMS WAY ANDERSON SC

Beautiful three or four bedroom, two and a half bath home! Quality craftsmanship! As you enter this home you immediately notice meticulous detail beginning with beautiful hardwood floors throughout

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Belhaven Village At Verdae In The Heart Of It All

Belhaven Village at Verdae a 300-acre picturesque community.R etail and restaurants within the community. 3-7 bedrooms, 2.5-6.5 bathrooms and 2-car rear entry garage. Spring savings, 50% of options

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Outstanding location, great schools and the ambiance of this beautifully established community is just the beginning of this luxurious property. Absolutely captivating from first glance this brick

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Located in Tilghman Estates in the desirable N. Myrtle Beach area is this gorgeous remodeled home located on the 8th hole of the Surf Golf and Beach Club! Whether you enjoy golfing, sitting by the

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Why A PreApproval Is So Important

1. Getting pre-approved tells you the maximum the lender is likely to loan you, which helps you narrow down your home search to affordable properties. 2. You can get an idea of what your monthly

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Question And Answers On Down Payments

Q. How much money do I need for a down payment? A. Your down payment will be based on the cost of the home and most likely one of the following popular loan programs... Conventional

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Great Home For A Large Family

Life Is What You Make It....and this home is the perfect backdrop for the life moments with family and friends you will cherish forever! Located just off of Hwy 81 in Anderson this invitingly

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Renovations That Work For You

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Beautiful 5 Bedroom And 2 12 Bath Home In Easley

Schedule your appointment today to see this better than new home in the highly sought after Rose Hill subdivision. Conveniently located 10 mins from downtown Greenville and Easley. This beautiful 4

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Schedule Of Events For The Holidays In Greenville SC

Follow the link for a guide on the upcoming events in Greenville Schttp://www.visitgreenvillesc.com/

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Greenville Sc Condos

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Quality Construction With Master On The Main

$429,900 105 HARVEST DRIVE EASLEY, SCQuality and craftsmanship that will meet even the most discriminating buyers' expectations. Gorgeous European inspired custom home that boasts 10' ceilings

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Beautiful Home In A Country Setting

39 Lester Road$279,900 Single Family 4 Beds, 2 Baths, 2 Half Baths, 2,374 Sqr Ft, Williamston Price Reduction29697 - Looking for a home with a country setting, this could be the one. From the

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216 Dairwood Drive$298,900 Single Family 4 Beds, 3 Baths, 1 Half Baths, 4,600 Sqr Ft, Simpsonville29680 - Newer craftsman style home with 4br/3.5ba home features an open floor plan perfect for all

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Gorgeous European Home

105 Harvest Drive$429,900 Single Family 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1 Half Baths, 3,374 Sqr Ft, Easley29640 - Quality and craftsmanship that will meet even the most discriminating buyers' expectations.

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Spectacular Easley Sc Home

205 Golden Willow$589,900 Single Family 4 Beds, 4 Baths, 1 Half Baths, 3,624 Sqr Ft, EasleyViews29642 - Bring the dream to life impeccably presented, this 4br/4.5ba residence epitomizes luxury for

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Understanding The Tax Free Exchange

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Just Listed Home In Simpsonville Sc

This one owner home has been meticulously kept and sits in the highly sought after neighborhood of Bridges Crossing. Beautiful hardwood floors throughout the first floor and tile in the bathrooms.

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Take A Look At This New Listing With Southern Charm

18 MARQUETTE ROAD SIMPSONVILLE, SCYou will be surely captivated by this absolutely stunning example of Southern charm nestled in a modern community. Centrally located, close to everything in

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Need Moving Boxes Check This Out

7 Places To Score Free Moving BoxesWhy spend money on moving boxes when you can get them for Free! 1. Craigslist, on craigslist city page go to "Free" section2. Your job, office supplies come in

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Simpsonville Homes Between 175 And 350000

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Attention First Time Home Buyers

250 Jacqueline Road$128,500 Single Family 3,

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TIme To Go Fishing And Here Is What Is Happening In The Upstate

Lake Jocassee (Updated March 17)Trout: Fair to good. Guide Sam Jones (864-280-9056) reports that while they are not wearing out the fish right now, some decent trout are being caught on Lake.

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Tips For Spring Maintenance

After a long, dark winter, spring's bright sun and warm winds are, well, a breath of fresh air. The only downside? All that sunshine spotlights your leaf-filled gutters, cracked sidewalks and the

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Early Spring Fishing Report Well Almost Spring

Lake JocasseeTrout: Good. For quality fish the catch rate has overall been pretty good. Trolling in the big water 60-100 feet down with spoons and live shiners has been most effective. The intakes

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Steps For A Successful Closing

10 Hurdles To Closing On A New Home By Amy Fontinelle Share Tweet Having your home purchase

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Local Fishing Report If You Have Cabin Fever

LAKE HARTWELL IS DOWN 3.2 FEET, HIGH 40’SBass fishing is fair and the fish are in the creeks consistently. Fish the 1/2 ounce under spins in pearl white and albino colors trailed with a matching

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7 Rules For Choosing The Right Area Rug

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Roper Mountain Holiday Lights Display

Celebrating 24 Years of Roper Mountain Holiday Lights Your admission fees, and the generosity of our sponsors, contribute to funds for Rotary Charities and educational programming for the

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South Carolina Light Festivals

SC Holiday Light FestivalsThe twinkling of millions of lights across South Carolina signals the start of the holiday lights festival season. From neighborhood Christmas light displays to large,

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Real Estate News

A vast majority of Americans believe that buying a home is a solidfinancial decision, and most believe they could sell their home for at leastits initial purchase price, according to a new survey

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October Fest Beer Tasing In Simpsonville

The Sippin' in Simpsonville wine tasting has been such a popular event in downtown Simpsonville each spring that it's spawned a beer-tasting event in the fall. The second edition of Sippin' in

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Understanding Parking In Greenville

Beginning November 1, all parking at any of Greenville’s garages will be free for the first hour at all times.No matter the day, customers will pay nothing for the first hour, $1.50 the second,

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Selling Your Home During The Holidays

Good article for selling your home during the Holidayshttp://www.realtor.com/home-finance/real-estate/sellers/sell-house-holidays.aspx?source

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Take A Look At This Calendar Of Upcoming Events

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Lake Hartwell Fishing Report

Upstate anglers looking for the best back-to-school action can head to the lower end of Lake Hartwell to cash in on schooling striped bass action that has been heating up in the past week.According

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How Th Price Of Gas Effects Home Prices

Falling gas prices can shorten the time it takes a house to sell and can increase the selling price, according to results from an ongoing longitudinal study by Florida Atlantic University 

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Sleep Solutions

8 Sleep Solutions For More Rest Millions of people rely on medication to go to sleep each night. To help avoid reliance on sleeping pills and get the

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Why Choose Greenville Sc To Live

Greenville is located in the center of an old textile and agricultural region in the mountainous northwest part of the state, known by some as “upstate” South Carolina. The relatively high

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South Carolina Lakes Fishing Report

For all you fisherman check out the link for the best lake to fish!!http://www.scfishingreport/

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Is It Time To Buy A Home Before The Rates Go Up

More On The FedAs we have discussed, the Federal Reserve Board is moving closer to raising interest rates. We have mentioned several times that the Fed controls short-term rates directly and

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The Inflation Factor

The Inflation FactorWhen the Fed does act to raise interest rates to prevent inflation, this is important to our economy. We have been suffering through a recession and tepid recovery for so long,

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Upcoming Concerts At Heritage Park In Simpsonville

Charter Amphitheatre at Heritage Park Schedule and Tickets Jun 26 7:30 PM Bryan Adams    

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For All You Fishing Enthusiast Local Fishing Report

LAKE HARTWELL IS FULL, CLEAR & UPPER 70’SBass are up early and late and a Stanley buzz baits with silver blades and a white skirt up and down lake will work. On river points, use a bright Mann’s

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Tips To Sell Your Quickly

Real Estate Q & A . . .Q. How can I “stage” my home so it sells quickly for the price I want? A.Make sure you address both the outside and the inside of the house by cleaning and de-cluttering

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Artisphere Downtown Greenville

Be sure to check Artisphere in Downtown Greenville this weekend one of the largest events of the!

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Guide To Golfing In The Upstate

Moving to the Upstate to for the Golfing life style? Follow the link below for places to play and tee times. Don't forget to check out my web site with the easy search function to help you find that

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Main Street Fridays In Greenville

Looking for good music in an outdoor setting? You got to check out the free bands on Main Street on Friday nights through the spring, summer and early fall. Check out the link below for a schedule

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10 Step Guide To Purchasing That Home Of Your Dreams

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Southern Home And Garden Show

Be sure to check out the Southern Home and Garden Show this weekend March 6th, 7th and 8th. And while you are there stop by the Jackson Stanley both and see what we can do to help you find that home

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Ride Sharing Risks Is It Worth The Risk

Understand the Risks: Ridesharing

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Do It Yourself Kitchen Tile Instalation Tips And Tricks

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Mayor Auto Builder Eyeing The Upstate For A New Plant Location

Volvo has consulted with officials in three states, including South Carolina, as it mulls longstanding plans to build a U.S. car plant, according to a report in a British newspaper.The Financial

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Joke of the Day: Organic VegetablesA woman called her husband during the day and asked him to pick up some organic vegetables for that night’s dinner on his way home.The husband arrived at the

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Housing Forecast For 2015

The housing market doesn’t hibernate in the winter. Sellers who list and buyers who buy often find the winter season the most advantageous time to make a move in real estate, according to a new

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Interesting Christmas Facts

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Schedule Of Events For Viewing Christmas Light Displays

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The History Of Greenville Sc Interesting Reading

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Need To Find A Park For The Kids In Greenville

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Top Tips For A First Time Home Buyer

The challenge of buying a home for the first time can seem so daunting that it's tempting to either just go with the first house that falls in your price range or continue to rent. To help you

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Cleaning Tips For Your Car

Fun Facts and Laughs 6 Unusual Car-Cleaning Tricks . . . Here are some handy tips to use if you’re on a road trip or in a hurry and can’t make it to a car wash:   Clean

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Great October Fest Food

  Oktoberfest: More Than Just BeerWhen you think of Oktoberfest, the picture that most likely comes to mind is super-sized beers. While this image is far from inaccurate, the annual

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Mortgage Applications On The Rise Lowest Rates Since June 2013

       | -AA+AFalling Rates Spur Loan Demand in Latest WeekDaily Real Estate News | Wednesday, September 03, 2014 Mortgage applications

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Fun Facts And Laughs

Websites To Enjoy The Great Outdoors...WWW.garden.org - This site provides a wealth of gardening information, including regional zone reports for the U.S. and Canada, and a Q&A library. Find

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How To Get Rid Of Pet Hair From Your Sofa For House Showings

 Removing pet hair1 Before getting started, remove as much hair as possible by vacuuming the surface thoroughly.2 Fill a small bucket halfway with room temperature water. This will save you

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The Golden Strip

Why choose the Golden Strip to relocate to or retire in. The Golden Strip includes the cities of Mauldin ,Simpsonville and Fountain Inn. Mauldin is one of the fastest growing cities in South,

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7 Places To Score Free Moving Boxes

Why spend money on moving boxes when you can get them for Free! 1. Craigslist, on craigslist city page go to "Free" section2. Your job, office supplies come in many different boxes of varying shapes

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