Posts by Robin Dunlap

The Best Things To Do Near Clemson – From “Lake Hartwell Country”

Clemson students, alumni, and die-hard fans agree, this university is beautiful. It’s also in a beautiful place; the upstate of South Carolina. The area surrounding Clemson is filled with undiscovered gems that will leave you saying “Wow… I had no idea this was here!” We have a list of some of the best things to do near Clemson. Whether you’re in Clemson for the weekend to see a game, or for the next four years of your life, these are a few of the best things to do near Tiger Town! Take a Hike Clemson is “where the Blue Ridge
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Tips for First-Time Home Buyers (by Rachel Cruze)

Being a first-time home buyer is exciting! But I know it can also feel overwhelming—especially when you see homes being purchased at a median of $250,000 and available homes flying off the market in just three weeks.1 With real estate trends like those, you might be tempted to make an impulsive purchase that could hurt your financial goals and keep you paying a mortgage well into retirement. No one wants that! Trust me, you guys, it’s worth doing this the right way. And that means buying a home that you love and doesn’t hurt your future money goals. You may be thinking, Yeah, that would be great, Rachel. But
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Historic District Put History on Every Street of One Upstate Town

One Upstate town is situated completely within a National Historical District, so history—literally speaking—can be found on each one of its streets. Located in the northwest corner of the Upstate, the Pendleton Historic District covers an area of over 6,300 acres and includes the entire town of Pendleton, its immediate surroundings and a large tract of land that stretches west towards Lake Hartwell. One of the largest historical districts in the nation, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970. In all, the Pendleton Historical District includes more than a dozen historic sites, and over 50 buildings of eighteenth-
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7 SMART HOME UPGRADES THAT WILL BRING ON THE BUYERS

Selling a house? While a killer view, a great layout or a star school district are all terrific assets, pros know that there are simple improvements that can help any home sell faster and for a higher price. Here are seven smart home upgrades that will have buyers stampeding to your front door. Bonus: If you’re handy, you can do some of these home upgrades yourself. CHANGE UP COLOR Most sellers think “bright white throughout,” but you might be missing an opportunity to be more emotionally evocative… and get a higher sale price. According to Consumer Reports, sellers can earn a premium of over
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Top 10 Trending Paint Colors of 2018

  New year, new you! Or something like that, right? The start of a new year can sometimes bring out the itch to try something new. What better way to kickstart this new season than with the hottest colors of the year on your walls! According to Houzz.com, these colors are the key to giving your home that 2018 facelift. While this array of colors and hues has much diversity, all are able to be decorated with ease. Hopefully one will catch your eye and make its way onto the walls of your home!   1) Oceanside by Sherwin Williams
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Celebrating with cheer because what a year!

  The words “thank you” are not enough to convey our gratitude for how much blessing the Dunlap Team has received this past year. We are so thankful for each and every person that we have come into contact with and are beyond appreciative for the business that we get to do with the greatest people!     2017 has been very good to us and we have you all to thank for it! We hope to continue to work with you all as we go forward into a new year. Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, and wishing you a
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Little Issues That Can Be Big Pains

  When searching for a new home, you have to be able to spot the things other people may not pay as much attention to. For example, you are about to see a house that you have fallen in love with online. Everything looks perfect, but here are a few things to keep an eye out for that could be red flags for purchasing the home.     1) The house smells like a Bath and Body Works store If you are hit by a wave of five different candle scents before you are through the front door, there may
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Affordable Homes For You!

    Finding an affordable home that suits your needs can be difficult. The frustration of searching through various listing sites can become overwhelming and even make you consider giving up the search altogether. Lucky for you, we have put together a list of reasonably priced homes from our agency that are all under $200,000. Check them out for yourself!   411 Lebanon Rd. Pendleton, SC 29670  List price: $109,900 – Listing #20190394 Well maintained, conveniently located home with great storage areas and covered carports/outdoor spaces. Only a few blocks away from Pendleton Square and 6 minutes to Clemson University.
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Staging Tips for Homeowners

  Thinking about selling your house? Before you start taking pictures galore and showing your home for all to see, make sure that your house is in optimal shape to be presented. Here are some tips and tricks to help stage your home so that potential buyers don’t feel overwhelmed and want to buy your home!     Entryway Clean and paint the front door. Wiping away unwanted dirt and a fresh coat of paint does wonders. Add new house numbers or welcome mat. These little eye catchers make a difference and can easily update your house. Pack away clutter
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224 Canvasback Way Easley, SC 29642

Here is your chance to rent a really nice 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home in Sitton Creek. This home features a formal dining room; open kitchen, breakfast, and den with a fireplace with gas logs. The master features a full bath with a garden tub and separate shower. Upstairs you will find two guest rooms and a large bonus room. Out back you will find a large patio and fenced yard. This home has gas heat and water heater. The location of this house is convenient to shopping, Hwy. 123 and I-85. Pets are allowed, but must be pre-approved- maximum
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