The local market condition of South Carolina according to Real Times

The residential sales of Beaufort County, South Carolina have been reported to double from last year December to January 2008. This market has a continual increase up to the end of March. This healthy projection will carry the market up to the end of 2008.

Chris Skrip, who is responsible for the information, says that the high demand and low supply for coastal area that are still left undiscovered insures the stability of market for Beaufort County. There are other people who share the same thought.

Beaufort County in South Carolina has been consistently ranking on the top ten list of conducive places to live after retirement.

New Jersey Shining Gems

shoresPeople who have fallen victim to the economic troubles have an unexpected bonus, if you could call it that. More time, time to spend with family and to focus on the thing most Americans have taken for granted for quite sometime, quality time. With people laying back on expenses while still managing to hold onto their jobs, they are indeed taking more breaks than often.
New Jersey has a lot to offer for people who love to invest in new vacation properties. The area of Sea Isle has some of the best with rental and properties for sale all around. Family oriented and quiet, it makes for quality time spent with the most important people on earth, your family. With attractions for everybody of all ages making your vacation count after the long disappointments of these rough times.

Astonoshing your Property


astonishing your property


We don’t to turn off our buyers. In this guide will help you to avoid such thing.


1. Have the home be inspected. Be sure to fix all the things that need to be care of.

2. Remove the clutters. Avoid unnecessary things in the house such us toys, scratched papers, unused mobile gadgets. Best thing to do is pack it away.

3. Pack your personal things. It may refer to your personal items or furniture. In selling your property don’t go too much sentimental.

4. Overhaul. Remove the dirt. Scratch out those molds. Get rid of the dust. Use freshener to scent the house.

5. Paint the house. Using light coating in the house will help the house to make look brand new.

Social fund spent on real estate

It is a little sad to learn that over 20.1 Billion of the nearly 33 Billion yuan ($4.68 billion) of the nearly 33 billion yuan ($4.68 billion) embezzled from Shanghai’s social security fund was invested in the real estate sector. This sparked an 18-month investigation into the scandal for which Shanghai’s former Party chief Chen Liangyu has been arrested.Their fraudulent activities were first noticed/uncovered in June of 2006. It was later known that the money was financed to various companies, including the Shanghai-based Bailian Group and Feidian Investment, which investments have been used mainly in property and highways.

Moving out, Moving in: Comparing Cost of Living

post-2.jpgIf you are planning to move out of your current place, and you have different prospect places to move into, it is highly suggested that you first compare the cost of living in these different places before deciding where to finally move in.

Consider the cost to maintain your same lifestyle from moving out to moving in. Also consider the additional cost in expenses like utilities, health care, transportation and other housing costs.

To help you with this, has an application that calculates the comparison of how far your salary can get you over numbers of major cities from different states. You might want to check it out.

Property Rentals Rise

Commercial rental properties was one of the worst hit sectors affected by the housing market crash for as businesses exposed to the many economic arms that got in trouble businesses got so broke they shut-down. Rental Property vacancies used to be at an all time high (actually for several years now) but it seems a brighter future is in sight.

In some major global cities, property rentals for commercial property seems to be up that may be a sign businesses are starting to recover. The problem is that this time round, they are more cautious and are taking the necessary steps to avoid such great exposure they may never recover again. Even as big businesses still try to deal with the effects of the recession (which some say is over and some say is still here) there is some good news that it may be over soon.

Pavarotti Estate Divided

3.jpgThe estate of the late tenor Luciano Pavarotti was divided among his second wife and his four daughters. During his yearlong pancreatic cancer battle, the singer signed half of his assets to his second wife and the half among his daughters in accordance with Italian law. There were reports that his three daughters from his previous marriage were fighting for control of his estate and other holdings in the United States, which was entrusted to Mantovani.

According to Pavarotti’s manager however, there is no truth to the rumors that there was in house squabbling for wealth supposedly hidden from his children out of his first marriage. The last will and testament of the late singer was made public out of the request of his second wife to clear the issue that the singer indeed left half of his estate to his second wife.

Kenya’s Booming Estate


Kenya seems to be gearing towards development specially in the real estate department. There have been many new projects with building of different housing in Nairobi, the capital city of Kenya. But this is not just happening in Kenya alone. Countries in Africa like Ghana and Nigeria are now having much progress. This is making people from the middle class to move to the city and get employment for a better life.

This means that housing is definitely needed, and fast. However, this change has not been appreciated by many. If you are not aware yet, Nairobi has so much fertile land which can be used for farming that will help people with their livelihood. But experts are saying that this is still an opportunity for people to have work building houses. This will give people in Nairobi jobs in construction. It will also give architects and engineers more projects.

Estate Planning

post3.JPGBasically, estate planning is a process that involves people. It may include your family, friends, other people and in some cases, charitable or non-profit organizations. It also of course involves your estate or properties in whatever form of ownership those assists are in. It will also include preparing for your future requirements in case of an event that will render you incapable of taking care of yourself.

Important details that you can settle with estate planning includes: how your properties will be managed for you and your beneficiaries benefit and who will manage them. Another is what circumstances would cover the distribution of your assets including the manner how they will be distributed. Finally, how will your health be managed and taken cared of when you lose the ability to do it yourself.

Real Estate Fraud

post4.JPGReal estate fraud actually encompasses a broad subject who covers deception or malicious schemes in the real estate industry. There are typically two major types of real estate fraud to consider, mortgage fraud and title fraud.

In Mortgage fraud, it is usually financial institutions that become victims of unscrupulous individuals. These financial institutions lend the money to purchase property. However, individuals will artificially inflate the value of the property in order to get a higher mortgage than the actual price. In Title Fraud, most victims are homeowners when individuals using false or stolen identity transact with them in order to transfer the title under the fraudsters name. This type of fraud can also evolve to mortgage fraud when the fraudster applies for a mortgage on the falsely acquired title.