Category: Blog

Tips for touring model homes

  • Posted by: Adrian La Fosse
  • Category: Blog, New Homes
If the homeowners have done their job, a home for sale has been cleaned up, gussied up and put on display to entice potential buyers to make an offer to purchase. Never is this more evident than in model homes in new housing developments. Carefully staged by interior decorators, every element — from the wall color to the appliances and every decorative accent — is chosen for its ability to…

How To Dispute Errors On Your Credit Report

  • Posted by: Adrian La Fosse
  • Category: Blog
One of the biggest obstacles standing between you and that house or condo you want to buy may be your credit worthiness. And, who is it that tells your lender whether or not you are worthy of getting a mortgage? Credit reporting bureaus — known collectively as “The Big 3” (Experian, Trans Union and Equifax), are the first to investigate how risky lending money to you may be. Let’s take…

Relocation: How To Buy A Home When You Don’t Know The Area

  • Posted by: Adrian La Fosse
  • Category: Blog
Conflicted: It’s the perfect description of how homeowners feel when faced with the reality of relocating from one city to another. It’s both exciting and mind-numbing, frightening yet courageous and it brings up feelings of both melancholy and elation. Moving from one home to another is a life-disrupter, but moving from one town to another is a major upheaval. Watching that moving van drive down the street, fearful that it’s…

Columbia SC New Home Builder Buyer Service Offers A Video Diary, Called Build Watch, Of Home Being Built From Ground Up

  • Posted by: Adrian La Fosse
  • Category: Blog
It’s no shock many people having a new home built would love to see the details of how their home’s progress is coming along. For Columbia, SC new homes this dream is a reality thanks to the innovators at the Columbia New Home Builder Team – and their exciting free Build Watch video service. The team recently celebrated the success of their breakthrough program. There’s no doubt having a new…

Inside America’s Most Expensive Home For Sale

  • Posted by: Adrian La Fosse
  • Category: Blog
Sure, Jennifer Lopez, Jennifer Aniston, and hubby Justin Theroux and Jay-Z and Beyonce own drop-dead gorgeous homes in Los Angeles’ swanky Bel Air community. But, theirs don’t hold a candle to the newly-crowned priciest home in the U.S. right now. History Back in the 1960s, there was barely an adolescent girl in the country that didn’t want to be Elly May Clampett, the animal-loving, Ozark-to-Beverly Hills transplant on TV’s “Beverly…

Columbia SC Real Estate Agent New Home Buyer Site Launched By Adrian La Fosse

  • Posted by: Adrian La Fosse
  • Category: Blog
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[caption id="attachment_5536" align="alignleft" width="300"] Adrian with clients after closing on their new home in West Columbia, SC[/caption] Columbia, SC real estate agent Adrian La Fosse is celebrating his 14th anniversary representing new home buyers with a newly updated site. The Columbia New Home Buyer Team Adrian founded prides itself on helping home buyers, giving them representation throughout, and making the process easier. Columbia, SC real estate agent Adrian La Fosse…

Columbia SC New Home Buyer Service Celebrates 14th Anniversary

  • Posted by: Adrian La Fosse
  • Category: Blog
[caption id="attachment_5534" align="alignleft" width="300"] Team Leader Adrian La Fosse with clients after closing on their new home[/caption] A Columbia, SC new home buying company has celebrated its 14th anniversary. The Columbia New Home Buyer Team prides itself on helping people to get the best deal for their needs and save them headaches along with money. The Columbia New Home Buyer Team has celebrated its 14th anniversary in representing buyers of…

DIY that unfinished basement

  • Posted by: Adrian La Fosse
  • Category: Blog
Even if you aren’t considering selling your home in the near future, a finished basement offers more living space – something most homeowners dream about. If you are considering selling, you’ll recoup 70 percent of the cost of the remodel, according to Remodeling Magazine’s 2017 Cost vs. Value Report. Furthermore, keeping your basement-finish budget to no more than 10 percent of your home’s appraised value makes it a smart investment,…

3 ways an HOA can derail your home purchase

  • Posted by: Adrian La Fosse
  • Category: Blog
The United States is home to more than 350,000 homeowner associations (HOA). This represents more than half of all owner-occupied homes in the country, according to HOA-USA. This means that the chances are good that the home you will fall in love with will be in a managed community (governed by an HOA). While not all HOAs are the evil, dictatorial entities we hear about in the media, their involvement…

What the rich and famous look for in a home

  • Posted by: Adrian La Fosse
  • Category: Blog
Across the country, inventories of available homes are suppressed and buyers in most price ranges are meeting stiff competition for homes that are in decent condition and priced right. As we climb the price range, however, the pace slows down and buyers can be more relaxed and pickier. Ah, what life must be like when money is no object. What do the rich and famous seek in a new home?…