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    Don’t Forget The Basics

    By Ford Duncan | October 28, 2021

    As the year wraps up, entrepreneurs, CEO’s, small business owners, and even real estate agents are already thinking about next year. It is natural, and even trained, to begin thinking about how you can continue to grow your business in the next year. The feeling that we can “take over the world” comes over us,... Read More

    Utility Providers – What are your options? (Horry County)

    By Ford Duncan | October 22, 2021

    Utility Providers often service specific areas only. It is always a good idea to call your local utility and confirm they service your address prior to closing on a new property. It is also important to remember that you may not always have a choice in utility providers. You may only have one option when... Read More

    The 80/20 Rule – How to Become a Top Agent

    By Ford Duncan | July 27, 2021

    Introduction Real Estate agents have long been at the center of a real estate transaction. However, it has also long been determined that, like many other industries, the 80/20 rule applies to these agent. What this means is 20 percent of the agents do 80 percent of the business. In a $100 Billion+ industry, this... Read More

    Home Builders Ramp Up Construction Based on Demand

    By Ford Duncan | July 8, 2021

    If you’re thinking of buying a home, there really is no time like the present. With today’s low mortgage rates, you have a great opportunity to get more home for your money. The challenge is inventory. Like you, many buyers want to capitalize on these market conditions, and it’s leading to more buyer competition and bidding... Read More

    Don’t Wait To Sell Your House

    By Ford Duncan | June 22, 2021

    We’re in the ultimate sellers’ market right now. If you’re a homeowner thinking about selling, you have a huge advantage in today’s housing market. High buyer demand paired with very few houses for sale makes this the optimal time to sell for those who are ready to do so. Whatever the move you want to... Read More

    Are We in a Housing Bubble?

    By Ford Duncan | March 24, 2021

    The “warning signs” look all too familiar. Escalating home prices have both buyers & sellers worried that the market is just “too good to be true,” and agents across the U.S. are getting bombarded with the ultimate question: “Are we in a housing bubble?” Let’s take a look at 3 key factors that suggest we’re... Read More

    Where Have All the Houses Gone?

    By Ford Duncan | February 23, 2021

    Where Have All the Houses Gone? In today’s housing market, it seems harder than ever to find a home to buy. Before the health crisis hit us a year ago, there was already a shortage of homes for sale. When many homeowners delayed their plans to sell at the same time that more buyers aimed... Read More

    Real Estate Is a Driving Force in the Economy

    By Ford Duncan | November 16, 2020

    Real Estate Is a Driving Force in the Economy As the economy recovers from this year’s health crisis, the housing market is playing a leading role in the turnaround. It’s safe to say that what we call “home” is taking on a new meaning, causing many of us to consider buying or selling sooner rather... Read More

    Mortgage Minute – Things to Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage

    By Ford Duncan | November 13, 2020

    Things to Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage After applying for a mortgage, and while waiting to close on your new home, there are many things you should avoid that could wreck your chances of receiving final loan approval. Talk with your Duncan Group Properties agent and your Mortgage Loan Officer in detail about these... Read More

    Rent vs. Buy: How to Decide What’s Best for You

    By Ford Duncan | November 13, 2020

    Rent vs. Buy: How to Decide What’s Best for You According to the U.S. Census Bureau, median rent continues to rise. With today’s low mortgage rates, there’s great opportunity for current renters to make a move into homeownership that stretches each dollar a little bit further. While the best timeline to buy a home is different for everyone, the question... Read More