Rainy Days are the Best Days to Look at Hilton Head Real Estate

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Rainy days are great days to curl up with a good book on Hilton Head Island, but they are also the best days for looking at real estate.  The reasoning behind this is that if you like a property on a rainy day, you are going to love it when the sun comes out.  If you are serious about finding the perfect property, contact one of our agents on the next rainy day.  We will even provide umbrellas, raincoats and galoshes!  We want to be your everyday and Rainy Day Realtor!



How to Make a Wants Vs. Needs List for Your Home Search

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It’s spring, which means home buying season has officially arrived! If you’re on the hunt for a new home in the Hilton Head area, chances are you’ve already thought about the features you’d like to have.

However, one important part of searching for homes is making a distinction between your needs and your wants. Needs are amenities or features you can’t live without, while wants are things that you’d like to have (but they ultimately wouldn’t affect your home buying decision too much).

Two-story suburban home with a large garage and grey shutters.Ideally, you’ll want to come up with this list of needs (e.g. 3 bedrooms, under $500k, close to the marina) and wants (e.g. fiber internet connection, stainless steel appliances, walk-in closets) before you start looking for homes. This will save you time along the way as you browse dozens, maybe hundreds, of homes online or in person.

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Bigger is not always Better when its time to sell your Hilton Head Home!

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Should you hire a team, company or individual to sell or buy real estate on Hilton Head Island?  As an individual broker with an awesome assistant, listed below are the reasons we will beat a team every time.  Here’s why. Read the rest of this entry



Book Direct and Save on Hilton Head Island

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Looking to save on your next Hilton Head Vacation?  Did you know some of the bigger internet vacation directories like VRBO and Homeaway charge a booking fee?  This fee is based on the rental amount and typically can range from 4%-9% that is charged to the guest.   The best way to avoid being charged this additional fee is to book direct with Hilton Head Properties Realty and Rentals.   Simply go to our rental website and book online there. Read the rest of this entry



Ring in the 2018 New Year on Hilton Head Island

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Come spend New Years with us on Hilton Head Island and enjoy a fun filled night “out” or hang “in” at one of our awesome vacation properties near the beach!  Nothing better than to celebrate a New Year in new space!  Listed below are several spots to ring in the New Year in the Hilton Head, Bluffton and Savannah!  From all of us at Hilton Head Properties Realty and Rentals we wish for you a Safe and Happy New Year!

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Off Season Opportunities on Hilton Head Island

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Contrary to popular belief, the off season is a great time to buy or sell vacation properties on Hilton Head Island.   Most sellers think that they need to list in the Spring and buyers often think they should plan their purchase with their summer visit.  We have listed the best reasons why the off season on Hilton Head Island is a great time to buy or sell. Read the rest of this entry



What is a POA fee on Hilton Head Island?

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If you drive through a security gate on Hilton Head Island, chances are there is an annual POA fee for this community.  POA stands for Property Owners Association which is a group of owners that oversee the roads, the security, the common area maintenance, the insurance, the lighting and landscaping in these common areas.  Some of these communities also include golf, tennis, marinas and other amenities.  Listed below is a list of these communities and the costs associated with ownership and purchase. Read the rest of this entry




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