Upgrades to Avoid: What Will Turn OFF Buyers in Charleston!

Are you considering selling your home in Charleston? If so, you might be thinking about making a few repairs and upgrades before you list it. Some changes can be lucrative, paying off in the long run. However, not all upgrades are created equal. We will let you know which upgrades to avoid! Updating and beautifying … Continued

5 Things To Fix Before You List Your House in Charleston

In this blog, we have put together our list of 5 things to fix before you list your Charleston home! Are you thinking about listing your Charleston house? If so, you will likely be making some fixes and upgrades to the home in order to get it listing-ready. But not all repairs are created equal. You … Continued

Tenant Screening in Charleston: What’s Involved? | D Gilpin Properties

Owning a rental property is a big investment. Having great tenants makes all the difference in the world. As a Charleston landlord, protecting yourself and your investment is imperative. In our latest blog, we will discuss some ways to screen your prospective renters.  First things first. When you are advertising a property for rent, be sure … Continued

What is Market Value vs Assessed Value in Charleston

When it’s time to sell your Charleston home, there can be some confusion when determining the value. If you REALLY want to know what it is worth, you can pay to have an appraisal done. An agent should be able to provide you with detailed CMA reports, letting you know what is going on in … Continued

How to stay in my home after foreclosure in Charleston

A recent study estimates that 47% of foreclosed properties are still occupied. When you first see that stat you may be surprised… but we’re not. What most people don’t realize is that banks aren’t in the business to own homes. They are in the business to loan people money. But when they have to foreclose … Continued

We buy houses in Charleston companies – are they credible?

If you’ve been driving around in Charleston, chances are you’ve seen some billboards advertising companies that buy houses. Often times they say things like “We Buy Charleston Houses!” or “Cash For Your House”. Are these “we buy houses in Charleston companies” credible? How do I know if the local house buying companies out there are honest … Continued

Selling My House for Cash in Charleston

Should you take a cash offer for your Charleston house? Not always. I’ll tell you how to sell any property for cash, some reasons to refuse a cash offer – and when you shouldn’t say no. Selling My House For Cash In Charleston If you’re selling a property in Charleston to an end buyer (the person living … Continued