Renting Could be the Answer for Retired Downsizers

A recent survey has revealed that there has been a surge in inquiries about downsizing from retired homeowners. According to the findings, over-65s say they will consider downsizing in the next five years with the need to save money the biggest reason for selling, followed by the desire for a more manageable home. Other reasons…

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Apartment Hunting: How to Find the Perfect Place

The rental market is hot! There are apartments all over with a variety of amenities that match a variety of budgets — you just have to find the one that’s right for you. Finding an apartment isn’t always easy, but we’re here to help. Check out these four top tips to discover your perfect apartment…

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It’s Festival Season in Bluffton!

From high-end affairs, cultural celebrations, and family-friendly festivals, Hilton Head Island and Bluffton are bustling with great events; no matter the time of year. Residents of our apartments in Ridgeland, SC should mark their calendars for October 13-21 so you can help kick off the 14th annual Historic Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival. Celebrate the…

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Be Safe During Florence

We wish everyone in our apartments in Ridgeland, SC well during the coming storm. For the information of all or our residents: Governor Henry McMaster, in coordination with local officials, has issued Executive Order 2018-29, which orders the evacuation of coastal South Carolina residents for their personal safety as Hurricane Florence approaches. Residents in all…

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Today It is Better to Rent Than Buy

It is easily the question most asked by anyone moving into their first home or downsizing into retirement. Should I buy or should I rent? For nearly a decade the answer has been buy. The crash in home prices, combined with record-low mortgage rates made buying and owning a home both cheaper than renting one…

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Have Fun Celebrating Labor Day in Ridgeland, SC

We can’t believe that the summer is almost over! Labor Day weekend is coming up and gives us one more great opportunity to celebrate summer in style. Residents in our apartments in Ridgeland, SC have access to fabulous outdoor amenities, which are perfect to use for one last hurrah of the season. If you’re relaxing…

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Renting Can Improve Your Credit Score

On-time payments are a solid way to build your credit score. Your payment history constitutes 35% of your credit score – the largest contributor among the five factors used in calculating your score. Payments on most debts are reported to the three major credit bureaus (Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion) for inclusion in your credit report,…

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Should You Downsize in Retirement?

One method for freeing home equity for other uses is to downsize your home as a part of moving. Downsizing could mean either moving to a smaller home, or moving into a similar-sized home in a less expensive community. The arithmetic is fairly basic. If you’ve paid off your mortgage and live in a $300,000…

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Millennial Job Seekers Like South Carolina

Although the Great Recession hit South Carolina harder than most places, recent economic indicators show the state is making some headway, if slowly. While the unemployment rate hasn’t budged much in the past year, millennials here are primed to find jobs. Young adults, or millennials, in South Carolina are attracted to the laid-back Southern lifestyle,…

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