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Planning for Short-term Rental Income as an Investment Strategy

There is a saying that, “a rolling stone gathers no moss.” It is easy to draw a parallel of this to one’s life, in that we chase an existence predicated by the strings and bindings of our society (stone), when in fact we should think about remaining flexible and nimble (rolling stone). There is a

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Construction

Building in Palmetto Bluff: Steps to Permitting & Site Prep

This is the story of how we started our new build in Palmetto Bluff, from issuing the Approved Permit Plan Set through to beginning the build by our construction team, Simplified Construction. Mid 2020, when the pandemic was wreaking its worst, my wife and I purchased the land behind our home in Moreland Village, within

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Construction

Building in Palmetto Bluff – Understanding How Design Influences Lumber Costs

Begin a conversation around building a home for a potential client, and one of the first questions will be, "How much will it cost?" Now is not the time to ask such a question as during the interview phase of talking to prospective builders costs will be approximate and not anything a builder can commit

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Construction

Building in Palmetto Bluff: Applying New FEMA Flood Requirements to Design

Living in the lowcountry involves recognizing that your home will need elevating if you are anywhere near saltwater, as storm related flooding can be a real possibility. The height of that required elevation is derived from 3 factors: Flood DatumFEMA Flood Zone (or Base Food Elevation) where your land resides (e.g. AE13)Statutory freeboard stipulated by

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