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Isle of Palms Office

1400 Palm Boulevard
Isle of Palms, SC 29451
843.886.5600

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Folly Beach Office

31 Center Street
Folly Beach, SC 29439
843.588.3800

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214 King Street
Charleston, SC 29401
843.722.5618

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Kiawah Seabrook Office

1887 Andell Bluff Boulevard
Johns Island, SC 29455
843.768.9800

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Tag: Eric Peth

Pristine James Island Home in Westfield Place

1206 Hepburn Drive

3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath, 1994 sq. ft.

Westfield Place, James Island

$359,700

1206 hepburn, james island, dunes properties 

This pristine home with detached garage is on a beautiful private fenced-in lot with mature landscaping. You’ll find all the best upgrades – hardwood floors, high ceilings, granite counters and stainless appliances in the kitchen. The spacious first floor master has an ensuite bathroom featuring double vanity, garden tub and separate shower, as well as a large walk-in closet. Bonus – there are multiple outdoor living areas including a front porch, screened-in-porch and back deck. This home is in the popular Westfield Place neighborhood, less than 5 miles to Downtown Charleston or Folly Beach.

Click here for additional photos, floorplan, and more

For more information, contact

Kristin Walker 
kwalker@dunesproperties.com
(843) 412-3333

 

Or

 

Eric Peth
epeth@dunesproperties.com
(843) 252-7800

Short Sale…no thanks. Just show me a motivated seller.

Everybody wants a deal, and now is the time.  Don’t believe it’s the time to buy Real Estate yet?  I disagree.

I must admit as a Realtor I may sound somewhat biased, but I practice what I preach.  I’m a Buyer myself.  I’ve purchased 3 homes myself in the last 2 years and tried for a fourth just last week losing out on a home that had 6 offers on it within days of coming on the market.  Are you thinking that must have been a good deal?  It was.  1600 square foot ranch home on James Island in a great neighborhood (mine in fact).  List price…$99,000.  Not a short sale.  Not bank owned.  It was an estate sale being executed by an attorney.  Motivated Seller.

I avoid short sales. When I hear short sale,  I think headaches and heartbreak for almost everyone involved.  You can find a deal that way.  And if you really love a property in a short sale situation, I would definitely attempt to purchase it via short sale first.  But in my experience, you still may be paying more than you need to… but that’s a conversation for another day.

Motivated Sellers come in all forms and I do my homework to find them.  I watch bank owned and estate sales.  I watch for multiple reductions in a short period of time.  I watch for major reductions.  But these are not the only telling factors.  People need to sell for all kinds of reasons…job transfer, loss of job, marriage, divorce, kids, up-sizing, downsizing, graduation, retirement, travel, health reasons and yes, financial reasons.  These motivating factors happen in any market.

Here are some examples of the motivated sellers I’ve found for my buyer clients in the last 6 months:

Downtown Charleston – 1025 sq ft house with 2 off street parking spots and a yard. 1 block from Marion Square and steps off Calhoun .
Purchased for $190,000 – Tax appraisal valued the land alone at $228,000. Bank owned multiple offer situation.
(Link to listing – 2912368)

Folly Beach – Full .24 acre street to street lot with main house of 1500 sq ft and two 1 bedroom cottages on same property. 3 blocks to the beach.
Purchased for $360,000 – 3rd lowest residential purchase on Folly Beach in the last 3 years. Estate sale multiple offer situation.
(Link to listing – 2902489)

Mariners Cay – 2 bedroom, 2-story condo with views overlooking Folly River and the Marina
Purchased for $215,000 – Lowest priced purchase in Mariners Cay the last 5 years. Motivated out of town Seller.
(Link to listing – 2906274)

James Island – 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 1528 sq ft ranch home in Lighthouse Point
Purchased for $120,000 – Bank owned property multiple offer situation.
(Link to Listing – 2828792)

West Ashley – 2 bedroom, 1 bath single family home in Parkwood Estates
Purchased for $101,000 – Bank owned property multiple offer situation.
(Link to Listing – 2921950)

There ARE deals out there.  When they are this good, they don’t last more than a few days and sometimes they are under contract in hours. I can notify my clients within minutes of them coming on the market.   I’m not a salesman. I present my clients with the facts, the comparable sales and they decide for themselves. The Charleston area is full of deals, and I can help find them.  Feel free to call or contact me with questions.

-Eric Peth

eric@ericpeth.com

cell: 843.252.7800

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