Vacation Home

 

As summer comes to a close, is it time to think about selling your vacation home? Based on recent data and expert opinions, it’s something you may want to consider. According to research from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), vacation home sales are up 57.2% year-over-year for January-April 2021.

If you’ve taken your last vacation this summer, here are reasons you should consider selling your vacation home this year.

1. Remote work continues to drive demand for vacation homes.

As the report from NAR says, based on continuously evolving work needs, there could be more interest in your second home than you think:

“In 2020, across all nine divisions, the fraction of the workforce that work from home is typically higher in…

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What Do Experts Say About Today’s Mortgage Rates? | MyKCM

 

Mortgage rates are hovering near record lows, and that’s good news for today’s homebuyers. The graph below shows mortgage rates dating back to 2016 and where today falls by comparison.

 

Generally speaking, when rates are low, you can afford more home for your money. That’s why experts across the industry agree – today’s low rates present buyers with an incredible opportunity. Here’s what they have to say:

Sam Khater, Chief Economist at Freddie Mac, points out the historic nature of today’s rates:

“As the economy works to get back to its pre-pandemic self, and the fight against COVID-19 variants unfolds, owners and buyers continue to benefit from some of the lowest mortgage rates of all-time.”

Mark Fleming, Chief…

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With the unofficial end of summer nearing, we are getting excited about the new season and cannot wait for upcoming Lowcountry fall events! September kicks off the Food and Wine event season featuring some of our delicious seasonal seafood. We’re ready to make the most of our gorgeous Lowcountry autumn weather and taste and toast to our heart’s content!

From fall events on Hilton Head to festivals in Bluffton and foodie days in Beaufort, there is something for everyone. It doesn’t matter if it’s a golf cart ride or a car ride trip across town, it’s time to start planning and purchasing tickets! Check out upcoming events happening soon! 

 

2021 Fall Food Events in Bluffton

In just over a month, the Historic Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival is…

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Parents know it can be quite hard to fill the kids’ schedule with activities that stimulate their minds and burn energy. Pool days and movie nights are fun, but when you need to change things up, you can use our list of the best Lowcountry activities for kids. 

While we love our regular strolls, bike rides, and picnics in the neighborhood sometimes we need something more exciting for the kids. Now that school is back in session, making the most of the weekends means discovering all the awesome kid-friendly activities in Hilton Head, Bluffton, and Beaufort.

From fun museums to boat rides to outdoor playgrounds (keep the young ones occupied for hours), there is something for everyone, even the adults. Read more for some great weekend activity…

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