All About Greenville SC Real Estate

This week we’re featuring two stunning Simpsonville, SC homes for sale in the wonderful and highly sought after neighborhood of Asheton Springs.

About the Luxurious Community of Asheton Springs

Located in the Roper Mountain area of Simpsonville, SC, Asheton Springs homes for sale are part of an upscale, extremely well-planned out subdivision. Homes are built on picturesque, larger-than-average manicured lots with plenty of trees, creating a sense of privacy without taking away from the neighborhood’s community spirit.

Residents have access to a host of luxurious amenities, including a club house, swimming pool, tennis courts and plenty of walking trails. Asheton Springs offers home owners the best that countryside living has to offer, with

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DIY home staging

Last week, we talked about home staging and whether or not it’s worth spending the extra time, money and effort when selling your home. While home staging means different things to different people, it’s all about putting your home in the best possible light. If you’d like to do this without spending a fortune, follow the DIY home staging tips we’ve assembled below for each of the four most important living spaces in your home.

Staging Your Living Room

The living room is one of the first spaces potential home buyers are likely to see, so it’s imperative that you make it as welcoming and appealing as possible. Assuming you’ve already cleaned your house from top to bottom, ensure you’ve decluttered and depersonalized it as well. You’ve no doubt

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That is a question that home sellers are often faced with prior to listing their home and showing it to potential buyers. Does the extra time, money and effort you spend on staging your home ultimately pay off? Let’s break it down.

Home Staging Stats

According to the National Association of REALTORS® 2015 Profile of Home Staging, 96% of REALTORS® representing buyers say that staging your home does have an effect; it just comes down to how much:

  • 52% of buyers’ agents believe staged homes increase the value dollar buyers are willing to offer anywhere from 1 to 20%, while 71% of sellers’ agents believe this to be true
  • 81% of buyers said that they could more easily visualize themselves in a home if it was staged and 46% were more willing
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This month we're featuring a couple of homes from the community of Simpsonville, SC. This manufacturing town features a strong local economy, which has allowed it to grow to the vibrant city that it is today.

412-Red-Fern-Trail-Simpsonville-sc412 Red Fern Trail, Simpsonville, SC

MLS® #: 1290715
Price: $406,000
Square footage: 3,200
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 3

Located in a quiet cul-de-sace neighborhood, 412 Red Fern Trail has some definite curb appeal. This 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom home built in 2001 offers traditional nothing but chic and modern interiors. Spanning over 3,200 square feet of living space, this home is perfect for a growing family looking to move up. The gourmet kitchen was designed for entertaining, complete with new granite couter tops, custom cabinetry and stainless

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As one of the state’s most popular urban areas, there are plenty of things to do in Greenville, SC. While people are drawn to the area and to Greenville real estate for its picturesque setting in the Appalachian foothills, one of the reasons they stay is the wide variety of amenities and attractions the city has to offer. There are the usual charming shops, dining spots and festivals, but why not try something a little different? Something you’ve maybe never tried before? Whether you’re a newcomer or long-term resident, read on to discover unique things to do in this amazing city!

Be Taken Out to a Ball Game at “Fluor Field at the West End”

This replica of Fenway Park offers a fun and relaxed atmosphere for the whole family. Catch a baseball game

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spring-home-improvement-projectsSpring is in the air. The weather is nicer, and then comes the realization every home owner dreads: spring home maintenance. Savvy home owners know to address those seasonal fixes sooner, as it improves home values in the long run. Give your home some much needed TLC, and take care of these essential spring home improvement projects.

Allergy-Proof Your Home

Spring can wreak havoc on allergy sufferers, but did you know there are ways to prevent allergens in your home? Change your HVAC filters for more efficient removal of allergens in the air. Use welcome mats both inside and outside your front door to prevent pollen from being tracked into your home. If you have machine washable curtains, run them through a wash cycle.

Love Your Lawn

A little

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first-time-home-buyer-mistakesBuying your first home can be a daunting prospect. For the inexperienced home buyer, these common first-time home buying mistakes can really sour your real estate experience.  With the right advice however, they are easily avoidable. Don't learn things the hard way! Steer clear from these home buyer pitfalls with some guidance from the experts at Del-Co Realty Group.  

Losing out on the perfect property

New properties hit the market every day, and the difference between snagging and losing your dream home can come down to speed. If a competing home buyer finds it first, you could end up missing out on your perfect property because you weren't on the ball.

Luckily online technology has made things much easier for first-time home buyers. Custom

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greenville-new-homesThere are many benefits to buying new in Greenville.  Some of these include the option to select your floor plan and materials, less maintenance, and a more energy efficient home. Most importantly, when you buy a new home, most builders will include a one year warranty on the home construction and finish.

Here is a look at some newest home communities under construction in the greater Greenville area.

Carilion by Dan Ryan Builders

Carilion is a unique home community built by Dan Ryan Builders over 110-acres near Furman University. Located just 15 minutes northwest of Downtown Greenville, homes feature stunning views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Carilion offers single-family homes with 9 different floor plans ranging from 1,776 to 3,138 square

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things-to-do-before-selling-your-houseSpring is a popular time for home sellers to put their home on the market. The seasonal holiday slowdown has ended, and there is a renewed interest in real estate when the weather improves.

Selling a home doesn't happen overnight unfortunately.

Before you list, there are some things to do before selling your house. Follow these four tips, and you'll increase your odds in landing a quick and effortless real estate sale.

Get a Home Inspection

If you're not sure where your home's value lies, get your home inspected by a professional. They will be able to identify problems, which you can either address before the sale or account for with an adjusted listing price. You'll also get a good idea of your home's overall condition, which may dictate any

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North Main in Greenville SCThe North Main Community Association goes above and beyond to serve the needs of their neighborhood. Their website serves as the online hub of the community, keeping over 2,200 families informed about everything from the latest urban gardening workshop, to the neighbor's missing cat.

If you have community questions, concerns, or looking to pay it forward with some praise for a helpful deed, you'll find a handy list of city contacts - perfect for bookmarking.

The NMCA keeps residents connected using this site, a monthly newsletter, and any special announcements. They ensure everyone is notified if there are any neighborhood issues to be on the alert for, help to sponsor events and activities, and serves as the voice of North Main home owners when

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