Columbia SC Real Estate Blog

Oct. 31, 2011

Halloween in 5-Points

Halloween 2011 in 5-Points Columbia SC

Downtown Columbia SC hosts its annual 5-Points merchant Halloween Trick or Treating. Bring kids dressed up in costumes and walk door to door to the merchants in 5-Points collecting candy.

Halloween Trick or Treating will be held from 4 - 7 pm on 10/31/2011

See you there!

Halloween in 5-Points

Posted in Columbia SC Events
Oct. 21, 2011

Columbia SC Italian Festival

Columbia SC Italian Festival

Where: Main Street in Downtown Columbia SC

When: Saturday, October 22 2011 from 10am - 10pm

What: 4th Annual Italian Festival

Downtown Columbia SC is known for its many fun and exciting street parties! Tomorrow Main Street Columbia will be turned into Italy in Columbia. There will be a parade, street dancers, food and lots of music. This a child friendly event with many activities geared for the kids.

 

Columbia SC Italian Festival

Come and learn "The Tarantella"

 

 

Tonya D Graves is a Columbia, SC REALTOR specializing in Columbia SC real estate, Irmo SC homes for sale, Lake Murray real estate and Lexington SC homes. Tonya is your Columbia, SC real estate expert offering exclusive buyer agency. Call or email Tonya today to get started! Tonyadgraves@gmail.com or (803)238-8612. Become a fan of Capital City Realty on Facebook!

 

Posted in Columbia SC Events
Oct. 17, 2011

Forest Acres Home For Sale

Forest Acres Home For Sale

Forest Acres Home For Sale

This renovated bungalow is located in the highly desirable Forest Acres community. The home has gorgeous hardwood floors in all the rooms. The kitchen is open concept and is updated with stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops. Designer paint colors throughout. Zoned for top Elementary school in Columbia, Satchelford Elementary and within close walking distance.

  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Home Office
  • Sunroom
  • Formal Living Room
  • Formal Dining Room
  • Family Room
  • Eat-in Kitchen
  • Large Master Suite
  • Smooth Ceilings
  • Crown Moldings
  • Wood Burning Fireplace
  • Big Closets
  • Fenced Backyard
  • Green House w/Electricity
  • Large Workshop w/Electricty
Tonya D Graves is a Columbia, SC REALTOR specializing in Columbia SC real estate, Irmo SC homes for sale, Lake Murray real estate and Lexington SC homes. Tonya is your Columbia, SC real estate expert offering exclusive buyer agency. Call or email Tonya today to get started! Tonyadgraves@gmail.com or (803)238-8612. Become a fan of Capital City Realty on Facebook!

 

Aug. 25, 2011

Moving to South Carolina

If you are considering a move from up North to Columbia, South Carolina there are some changes you will encounter. We have a Southern climate and we dress for the weather.
 
If there is snow, there is no school! The entire city shuts down when any snow flurries hit the ground. The reason for this is simple, Columbia doesn't have any systems in place for snow and ice or all the accidents that can happen as a result. So, not only do we not have to shovel snow, when it snows we don't work or go to school!
 
Hot, Hot, Hot Summers! If you are moving to Columbia, SC consider looking at homes in a neighborhood with a community swimming pool. The pool dues are normally paid with your home owners association fees. If while shopping for a home you see a home with a private in-ground pool that you can afford, buy it. The home value doesn't increase with a pool so you are buying a house and getting a pool for free. The average price for installing an in-ground swimming pool is $15,000 for a pool with vinyl liner.
 
Lake Murray is a great summer escape. Lake Murray is 50,000 acres large and has depths up to 200 feet. The shoreline of Lake Murray is more than 500 miles. That is 500 miles of fun. Residents of Columbia, Lexington, and Irmo all enjoy summertime recreation at Lake Murray. On any given day one can see ski boats, pontoon boats, wave runners and sail boats on the lake. If you can afford a home on Lake Murray, you should buy one. The value of Lake Murray real estate is ever increasing (they are not making any more of it).
 
We wear short pants year round. I know it sounds crazy but in the South we wear short pants year round. We wear them with suit coats to work. We wear them with sweaters in the Winter. We dress them up with heels or dress them down with flats. If you do not have short pants, you can buy them when you get here!
 
If you are considering a move to Columbia, SC embrace the change. Throw out your old snow boots and come down and put on some flip flops. We will be waiting for you at the pool.
 

Columbia SC Real Estate - Lake Murray Homes For Sale - Lexington SC Homes For Sale

 

Aug. 11, 2011

Boutique Real Estate Firm

Capital City Realty is a Boutique Real Estate firm -this means we provide our real estate clients an intimate, all inclusive experience focused on honesty, flexibilty and the desire to meet each client's needs.

Renovations - Capital City Realty's Tina Stoia is a licensed contractor with an amazing portfolio of work. Tina can handle any job from small to a full build job. Her design style consists of using clean lines, a minimal approach with very rich textures.

New Construction - At Capital City Realty we are able to provide our clients new construction options as well as finding their existing dream home.

Selling - Internet marketing is a top priority at Capital City Realty. More than 90% of home purchases begin on the Internet and we aim to showcase our sellers properties first. We provide our sellers' great service with vibrant color photos and multi website syndication to all the top real estate sites.

Buying - Capital City Realty loves buyers! We offer a full MLS search that is easy to navigate on our website. Buyers can save favorites and contact an agent with the touch of a button. Our sales staff has decades of buyer agency experience in the Columbia SC market and has saved buyers large amounts of money through negotiations.

Financing - Years of working with banks and lenders allows Capital City Realty to partner its clients with the best in the industry. Our preferred lender, Ingrid Lee with Resource Financial Services, has the ability to get the lowest interest rate and best loan product for each individual client.