The Hilton Head real estate market offers opportunities for sellers, buyers and agents to be creative. Some sellers have sweetened the pot by throwing in furnishings, golf carts, boats, seller financing, property trades, accepted time share down payments, purchased home warranties, guaranteed rentals, removed wallpaper, staged homes, offered vacation bonuses and we even had one seller that took in rare gold coins towards their sale. Incentives may be the extra motivation needed to close the sale rather than price. Read the rest of this entry
The best Hilton Head Island purchase we ever made was “Ol’ Bessie”. That is what my wife and kids named our 1991 club car golf cart. When we purchased her in 1993, she had already been set out to pasture by a golf course in the north east and we were told because the seasons were shorter up there, she still had a lot of life in her. We paid $1,500 and added the back seat kit and the top and she is still going strong. There are many reasons to own a golf cart and many areas on the Island that allow carts listed below. Read the rest of this entry
We have used everything including facts, humor, time lines, fast talking, slow talking, explaining the rules up front and for some reason nothing has worked, yet! The next time we have a buyer for a short sale we are going to have them take this test. The results will reveal their tolerance for patience and we than will know what is expected of us. In order to add some humor to these challenging sales we have noted a few rules below.
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Not your everyday oceanfront!
Exquisite 5,000+ sqft oceanfront built w/structural steal & hurricane glass in 2004. Big sun decks, huge pool w/spa & deck. 7 bedrooms w/private baths & balconies(3 master suites) Kitchen features 2 big fridges, 2 dishwashers overlooking 2 story rotunda and glass to the beach. 2 washer/2 dryers, second floor snack kitchen. Decorator furnished. Seller creative. Partnership or Trade? The details are exquisite. Elevator to ground level, large paddle lot, 2 fireplaces, 2 big living areas, 8 car parking under, views up, out and down the beach. Rental income 300K+
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