greenville retirement realtors: Real Estate Retirement Planning - 05/23/11 10:19 AM
 We talk about financial planning, planning education paths for out children, planning a career path, planning for car purchases, taking time to make a will, and more. However, have you ever done any real estate planning?
Let me give you an example of a potential seller here in Greenville, SC. The husband retired last year and the wife was planning on retiring this year. They live in a nice historic home in the downtown Greenville area. They have maintained the home well and own a cabin and land in a retirement community that they would like to build their final home … (2 comments)

greenville retirement realtors: Greenville, SC Real Estate Market - 04/18/11 10:30 AM
 Here is some additonal information about the Greenville real estate market. This is comparing March 2010 to March 2011.
New Listings: Decreased 19.6% Pending Sales: Decreased 40.3% Closed Sales: Increased 13.5% Days on Market until Sale: Increased 14.7% Average Sales Price: Decreased 1.8% Months Supply of Homes for Sale: Increased 4.2%  
###When it's time to buy or sell real estate in Greenville, SC you need to work with a realtor who is honest, trustworthy, and knows the market. Dave Edwards - Greenville, SC Realtor - makes a strong effort to keep up with Greenville, SC market trends by analyzing market information on a daily … (0 comments)

greenville retirement realtors: What are the Best States for Retirement? - 03/08/11 08:42 AM
 What are the best states to retire too? According to www.topretirement.com, these are the top states for retirement-- view report
Here is some of the criteria that was used to rank the best states for retirement:
- Climate. If you are looking to escape the cold winters of the northeast or Midwest, the Sunbelt might be appealing- Cost of living. The coasts of the U.S. tend to be a lot more costly than the inland states. You can usually sell your expensive house in the Boston suburbs, move to a nicer one in the Carolinas or Tennessee, and still end up … (1 comments)

greenville retirement realtors: Rent or Own-What is Best for Empty Nesters? - 02/24/11 09:26 AM
 Here are some good things to think about from AARP if you are a empty nester:
"You've considered this choice for years: You own your home, but the children are gone and it seems too big for you. Do you become a renter? Or hold on to your home, or buy a smaller one? Here are some questions to ask yourself before making a move..." Continue reading on AARP.org
 
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greenville retirement realtors: Are Boomers Ready to Retire? - 02/15/11 10:44 AM
 This article is from AARP:
"The generation that gave rise to Hula-Hoops, Woodstock and Jimi Hendrix is reaching America's traditional retirement age this year woefully unprepared. As the oldest of the boomers turn 65, they face a retirement that is unlikely to go as smoothly as their parents' did.The lingering pain from the most severe recession since World War II is partly to blame. Many boomers are on the verge of ending their work lives without fully recovering fortunes lost in the housing and stock markets..."
Continue reading Many Boomers Report No Savings At All.
###When it's time to buy or … (2 comments)

greenville retirement realtors: Is It Time to Remodel Your Home for Retirement? - 02/14/11 09:10 AM
 Do you live in Greenville, SC and are you thinking of spending your retirement years in your current home? Here are a few tips about remodeling from bankrate.com that might benefit you:
"If you plan to live out your retirement years in your own home, adding universal design features will make aging in place safer and more comfortable. And if you should later sell the house, you'll find that buyers appreciate how these upgrades anticipate their future needs.
Unlike home improvements designed to make an immediate impression, universal design additions with the most sales appeal are those that go unnoticed until you … (1 comments)

greenville retirement realtors: Retirement Living at the Cascades Verdae - Greenville, SC - 02/03/11 05:47 PM
Cascades Verdae is a retirement community located in Greenville, SC:
"Cascades takes away all the burdens of home ownership and replaces them with time for family and friends, tantalizing cuisine, fun and enjoyable wellness classes, exciting parties, wonderful and interesting neighbors, beautiful surroundings, security and all-around peace of mind."
Find out more about the Cascades Verdae
 
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greenville retirement realtors: The Financial Nightmares Facing Boomers/Retirees - 01/20/11 02:52 PM
This article comes from yahoo.com:
"Sinking home equity, rising health-care costs, and low returns on most investments have left boomers near retirement confronting a pile of financial worries instead of happy visions of golf, grandchildren, and travel. Here are some potential financial disasters facing this generation - and tips on how to avoid them...
Here is one scam: In July, Bloomberg Businessweek reported that improper selling of reverse mortgages plays a big role in many scams.
Continue reading the article
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greenville retirement realtors: Rolling Green Village - Greenville, SC - 01/19/11 02:55 PM
Rolling Green Village is a retirement community that is located in Greenville, SC. It has a 175 acres and a great location in Greenville county. If you are looking to retire to the Greenville area then you need to check out Rolling Green Village:
Rolling Green Village website
###When it's time to buy or sell real estate in Greenville, SC you need to work with a realtor who is honest, trustworthy, and knows the market. Dave Edwards - Greenville, SC Realtor - makes a strong effort to keep up with Greenville, SC market trends by analyzing market information on a daily … (0 comments)

greenville retirement realtors: Retirement Planning Tips - 01/18/11 09:22 AM
More Americans are entering retirement without enough savings to do so comfortably. However, it is never too late to focus on retirement planning. Here are some tips to help from retirementplanning.net:1. Saving should be a top priority. Some people may have procrastinated while others hit some bumps in the road. Either way, the closer a person gets to retiring, the less working years they have and less time to save. One should look at finances, consider needs and wants, and reprioritize.2. Delay retiring, especially if you started saving late in life. This is beneficially for Social Security and health insurance purposes. Social Security … (5 comments)

greenville retirement realtors: Looking to Retire to Greenville, SC? - 01/17/11 12:34 PM
This property is for the person/couple who would like to retire to small home in Greenville, SC. It is located off of Wade Hampton, about 5 minutes from downtown, close to Bob Jones University, and in a well-established neighborhood.
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###When it's time to buy or sell real estate in Greenville, SC you need to work with a realtor who is honest, trustworthy, and knows the market. Dave Edwards - Greenville, SC Realtor - makes a strong effort to keep up with Greenville, SC market trends by analyzing market information on a daily basis. Who do you know that needs … (1 comments)

greenville retirement realtors: How Far Will My Salary Go in Another City? - 01/14/11 02:57 PM
Here's a chance to take a look at how much your salary would go if you moved to Greenville, SC:
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###When it's time to buy or sell real estate in Greenville, SC you need to work with a realtor who is honest, trustworthy, and knows the market. Dave Edwards - Greenville, SC Realtor - makes a strong effort to keep up with Greenville, SC market trends by analyzing market information on a daily basis. Who do you know that needs to sell? Contact us today at 864.275.7250.Based on sales by GGAR members and CRS data.
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greenville retirement realtors: Ashwicke Subdivision - Greenville, SC - 12/23/10 11:56 AM
Ashwicke subdivision is located off of Pelham Road in Greenville, SC. It is a community of only 21 properties on a one lane cul-de-sac. Among other things, it is near Morningside Baptist Chruch, the Pelham Road Fire Department, Pelham Road Baptist Church and Daycare, Pelham Road library, and Pelham Road Elementary.
The Greenville/Spartanburg airport is about a 15 minute drive away. Access to interstate 385 and highway 85 is very convenient. The Haywood mall is five minutes away and a local post office is even closer. St. Francis Women's Family Hospital and the Greenville Hospital Systems Patewood Memorial Hospital is minutes … (0 comments)

greenville retirement realtors: Is It Time for a Reverse Mortgage? - 12/21/10 04:16 PM
When it is time to retire there are many decisions that homeowners have to make as they retire. One question that comes up is if a reverse mortgage should be considered. Always talk with your financial advisor, however, here is one opinion on reverse mortgages:
Read the CNN Money website article
###When it's time to buy or sell real estate in Greenville, SC you need to work with a realtor who is honest, trustworthy, and knows the market. Dave Edwards - Greenville, SC Realtor - makes a strong effort to keep up with Greenville, SC market trends by analyzing market information on a … (2 comments)

greenville retirement realtors: Glenbrooke Townhomes - Greenville, SC - 12/16/10 11:06 AM
 Glenbrooke Townhomes
Greenville, SC
Glenbrooke Townhomes, a small private community of thirty-nine units, is located in Greenville, South Carolina. The homes were built in the 1980's with the distinctive mark of Georgian-style architecture. The community is conveniently situated between Wade Hampton Blvd and Edwards Road. Currently, the community has retired individuals, single ladies and others.Some local businesses that are close by to Glenbrooke are Acropolis restaurant, Corona's Mexican restaurant, Cobb's Tire & Auto Services, Miyako restaurant, Cateran's Buffet restaurant, The Chocolate Shoppe, Pecknel Music Company, Beek's Jewelers, The Times Examiner, Bank of Travlers Rest, Crossway bookstore, North Hills Automotive, Justin's Steakhouse, … (0 comments)

greenville retirement realtors: Cascades Verdae Retirement Community - Greenville, SC - 12/14/10 09:07 AM
 When it's time to retire in Greenville, SC you will want to know of the different communities that are available. Cascades Verdae is a retirement community that has much to offer it's residents. I would encourage you to review their website and request more information.
Here is a snapshot from the Cascades Verdae website: "Simply put, we are the largest continuing care retirement community in South Carolina. With an ideal location near downtown Greenville, we are the cornerstone of the exclusive Verdae master-planned, mixed-use community. Our tranquil, wooded setting complements our metropolitan advantages because it offers the best of both worlds - … (0 comments)