• Mortgage Rates November 12th

    By Christie DeFoor on November 12, 2020

    Here’s the latest on Mortgage rates from Realtor.com. Article by: Nadia Evangelou Mortgage rates rose sharply this week, following the trend of the 10-year Treasury yields. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage increased to an average of 2.84% from 2.78% the previous week. In the meantime, the inflation rate is decelerating, rising at a slower pace by […]

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  • A Hot Real Estate Market and A Huge Spooky Fundraiser Success

    By Christie DeFoor on November 4, 2020

    DeFoor Realty closed out October with a bang. We had out first “It’s Spooky to Be Hungry” Halloween Bash and Fundraiser. We had a great turnout. We played lots of games with the kids, handed out candy, gave away food, and collected canned goods and money to help feed the hungry in our area. Thank […]

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  • Complete Guide to Home Safety in 2020

    By Christie DeFoor on October 19, 2020

    We often think of our homes as places where we can let our guards down, but do you everwonder whether or not your home is really as safe as it could be? Maybe your concerns haveled you to consider switching to natural cleaning products or taking steps to purify your watersupply. If you want to […]

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  • The Market is Hot!

    By Christie DeFoor on September 28, 2020

    Things are Different in 2020. Typically, as we head into fall, things start to slow down with the real estate market. As with many things this year, that has changed. As we head into fall, homes are moving fast. Many houses are getting contracts the same day, with multiple offers on the table. There are […]

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  • Nearly Record Breaking Rainfall at Lake Thurmond

    By Christie DeFoor on September 14, 2020

    Rainfall for August at Lake Thurmond was high last month, delivering about twice the average rainfall compared to what is typical for August. Lake Thurmond collected a whopping 7.4 inches in last month compared to the usual 3.8. This makes this the second highest Augusts to date! The winner goes to 1995 when Thurmond got […]

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  • What makes an established home more desirable than a new construction?

    By Christie DeFoor on August 6, 2020

    Selling Your Home? What makes your established home more appealing than a newly constructed home? There are many benefits to purchasing a home that has a few years under its belt. What are some of those benefits? For one, it likely has additionally square feet that won’t be as pricey as a new home. Another […]

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  • Tips for Transforming Your Home into a Profitable Rental Property

    By Christie DeFoor on June 3, 2020

    If you’re concerned about navigating the real estate market during the coronavirus pandemic,consider transforming your home into a rental instead of selling it. This can be a great way toearn some passive income while dipping your toes in the world of real estate investing. Beforeyou can welcome tenants, however, you will need to make some […]

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  • The Covid Impact and Looking to the Future

    By Christie DeFoor on April 27, 2020

    What a couple of months it has been. In my wildest dreams I would not have imagined what has happened in our country and around the world. Business was great, and I will get into that a little later, and life was wonderful. What grandiose plans I had. I was going to Nashville for the […]

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  • A Quick Guide to Buying Your First Home

    By Christie DeFoor on April 22, 2020

    Purchasing a home can seem overwhelming, particularly if it’s your first rodeo. There’s nogetting around the fact that it’s a complex process that requires a number of steps — both majorand minor — and you undoubtedly have many questions about how it all works. However, if youplan and prepare beforehand, you can set yourself up […]

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  • Real Estate Today

    By Christie DeFoor on March 25, 2020

    We’re here for you. A lot of changes are going on right now. One thing that hasn’t changed, we’re here for all of your real estate needs. Extra precautions are going on here and elsewhere.

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