The Importance of Conformity When It Comes to Resale Value


For the next part of my appearance on “Your Carolina With Jack and Megan,” I’m explaining the importance of conformity when it comes to investing in a home.

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Today I’m happy to show you the second part of my guest appearance on “Your Carolina With Jack and Megan.

This time we answered a different question from one of their viewers: Is it bad to invest in a home with a steep driveway or power lines?

The key to answering this question is a word called conformity. It’s not bad as long as the home conforms to the area—whether that’s the city or the neighborhood—and is typical of all the other homes. If the house is located up in the cliffs where all homes have steep driveways, for example, you shouldn’t have a problem. If you’re in a flat area and your house is the only one with a steep driveway, however, that could be an issue.


Think like a buyer and make sure your home is typical of all the other homes.


You need to look at it from a buyer’s perspective. All things being equal, if there’s something about your home that could be perceived as bad, you want to be careful about that. You want to think about practical things as well as resale value, like the impact snow would have on a steep driveway or where the driveway connects to the house.

If you have any questions for us or are thinking about buying or selling a home, give us a call or send us an email. We look forward to hearing from you.

Where Can You Find References for Our Team?


I was recently a guest on “Your Carolina With Jack and Megan.”
Here’s some of what I talked about in my appearance.

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As a regular contributor for real estate on "Your Carolina," I often answer viewer questions. I joined Jack and Megan recently to answer a question from one of their viewers about our team.

The question was, “Do you give out references for recent buyers and sellers?” The answer is absolutely yes. In fact, references are a huge part of our business. There are so many different review sites out there, from Facebook to Google to Zillow. On our Zillow page, our team has more than 100 reviews.


We’re always happy to give out personal references.


If those don’t convince you, we are always happy to give out personal references of buyers and sellers who have recently worked with us so you can contact them and see for yourself. Although Zillow’s information isn’t always the most accurate or up to date, when it comes to our team’s reviews, you can rest assured that those are clients who have worked with us.

If you have any questions for us or are thinking about buying or selling a home, give us a call or send us an email. We look forward to hearing from you.