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May. 28 2020

Real Estate Spotlight: Dennis DiSabato

A Horry County councilman for District 3 in Myrtle Beach and Carolina Forest, Dennis DiSabato joined MGC’s growing Myrtle Beach practice last year. A graduate of New York Law School, Dennis is a certified circuit court mediator, former president of the Carolina Forest Civic Association, former president and chairman of the Board of Directors for the Coastal Carolina Sertoma Club as well as a member of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce. Learn more about Dennis:

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May. 14 2020

Property Taxes in South Carolina: 4% vs. 6%

In South Carolina there is an annual property tax on real estate that is a major source of revenue for counties and the state; revenue from property taxes is used to fund public schools, emergency services, public libraries and other county and state services made available to the public. Property tax bills are calculated by multiplying the Fair Market Value by the assessment ratio, which is then multiplied by the millage rate. There are actually two different assessment ratios at which real estate can be taxed: a 4% primary residence rate and a 6% secondary residence or investment property rate.

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May. 7 2020

Real Estate Spotlight: Chris Digby

A former high school teacher, assistance football coach and Charleston School of Law grad, Chris Digby joined MGC’s Charleston office in 2018 with a eclectic background. In 2019, he took his practice to Summerville – opening the firm’s eighth location. Chris is the president of the Summerville High School Athletic Club, and a member of the Coach Louis Mulkey Scholarship Committee, Summerville High School Improvement Council and South Carolina Basketball Officials Association. Learn more about Chris:

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Apr. 30 2020

The Age of Quality Control Review

If you have closed on a new home or simply refinanced a mortgage recently, you most likely signed a loan document at closing that authorizes your lender (or the bank to whom your lender sells your mortgage) to verify your credit information after closing. (more…)

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Apr. 17 2020

Real Estate Spotlight: David Ross

A University of South Carolina grad, David Ross joined MGC in 2007 and grew the Real Estate group into a state-wide, full-service practice over the course of 13 years. Did you know that David has been named in Columbia Business Monthly’s Legal Elite of the Midlands for Residential Real Estate seven times, receiving the top attorney vote each time? Learn more about David:

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