Beaufort, SC

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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Mike Sackman Real Estate, LLC

ARCHIVED BLOG POSTS

2009 

There is a huge difference between a Foreclosure and a Short Sale. If you are a Seller of a property and just need to talk to someone about your options, who do you call, the originating lender, a friend or family member? All mentioned are good sources of comfort, but not the cold hard facts abou...
01/31/2009
After completing my first foreclosure contract this year, it amazes me the REO company's still drag their feet and have become no more efficient than in recent years. My buyers were spot on with everything, we had our due diligence done before the ink was even dry on the original contract. And th...
01/29/2009
But then again, please do!! Beaufort County Association of Realtors MLS showed we are over 100 Under Contracts!! Considering we were at 80 just a few months ago, that's huge! Best part is our season isn't due to begin for another 2-3 months, I sure hope this is a trend. It's a positive, however s...
01/27/2009
Well here we are in the first month of 2009 and already we have seen an increase of almost 20% in our local MLS pending sales (under contract). This inlcudes all types of properties, but hey, the numbers don't lie. Back in November, we were down to 81 U/C's and today it's 98 and 4 closed the last...
01/24/2009
This ia a great article about military tuition assistance.If you are active military and have thought about continuing your education, the opportunity to do so as an active serviceman or woman is incredible indeed.  The U.S Armed Forces offer several programs to assist members with their educatio...
01/14/2009
I have always prided myself in the fact that I NEVER experienced an UN-loyal customer until now, when it meant the most. As a standard practice of going over buyer agency and disclosure, I went over everything including what to do if you find a property and I'm not there. I was taken back when I ...
01/13/2009
This recorder is the bomb! Videos, pictures, combination of the two, doesn't matter. NO CORDS OR CHIPS, USB port right to the computer, now that's easy. I plan to do some neighborhood videos and when I get used to using it, I'll put together some listings video....yes I know it isn't "professiona...
01/08/2009
First time home buyers will find some welcome news in recently enacted federal housing legislation: you can get a $7,500 tax credit. Congress intends for the credit to make housing more affordable. But you need to hurry - the credit is only available for purchases before July 1, 2009. Here's how ...
01/07/2009
Well lets hope so, for obvious reasons. As I look at the new year and hope for the best, I also look at my son and daughter and look into the next century....I know that's deep, but why only look at 2009? In real estate as buyer, seller or investor, what does the next 5 years look like? Certainly...
01/03/2009
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