The Gilbert & Sheppard Blog

Marketing Strategies That Work

We are finding that the fastest and most effective way to communicate with consumers is by offering an easy to navigate, informational and promotional website. Today’s consumers want to shop on their own time and they want solid information delivered quickly. We are tracking qualified leads and inquiries from the websites we manage. The key […]

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BSC wins Best of Decatur Business Management award

For the second consecutive year, B Sheppard Consulting, Inc. has been selected for the 2009 Best of Decatur Award in the Business Management Consultants category by the U.S. Local Business Association (USLBA).

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Terry Weaver’s May 29 Good Newsletter Highlights Saluda River Club

Terry Weaver and his Good Newsletter does an excellent job of discovering the positive stories about the real estate industry.  Developer Lifestone Communities is pleased with their sales success at Saluda River Club as they are one of South Carolina’s most popular and best selling new home communities.

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Mature Market News

According to the recently published Metlife Mature Market Institute’s Housing for the 55+ Market Report, even though most Baby Boomers are choosing to “age in place,” an estimated 1.2 million households are deciding to move to active adult communities and other housing developments that meet their needs. The NAHB says by 2010 the Boomers will […]

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Saluda River Club Sales Continue to Climb; Over 12.5 Million in Total Sales

Amidst one of the greatest economic downturn periods in years, Saluda River Club is emerging as a standout and leader in the South Carolina real estate market. Having sold over $ 12.5 million in properties, Saluda River Club is continuing to set the standard for residential living in Lexington.

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More Help for First-Time Homebuyers

First-time homebuyers now have even more incentive to buy, as HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan announced Tuesday a plan that allows first-time buyers using FHA loans to apply the $8,000 federal first-time buyer tax credit to their down payment.

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Sabal Homes Listed in the Top 400 Giant Builder Report

Sabal Homes is listed at number 344 on the top 400 Builder Report published by Professional Builder magazine. Sabal Homes is a five your old building firm headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina and is known for their high level of customer service and quality of construction.  You can visit them at www.sabalhomessc.com.

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CNN Money Summit: Money & Main Street

Bank of America is presenting Money & Main Street on CNN May 14 at 8:00 pm. Looks like a great program. CNN’s Cooper and Ali Velshi join everyday Americans to dicuss how to navigate in today’s economy. You can get more info here — cnn.com/moneyandmainstreet

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Congratulations to Jim Chapman Communities

Jim Chapman Communities was awarded two silver awards by the 2009 Best of 50+ Housing Awards. Brookhaven at Johns Creek won for Best Detached Home over 2000 square feet and Brookhaven at East Cobb won for Best Active Adult Community up to 500 homes. Visit www.jimchapmancommunities.com.

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Great Conference in Philly

The 2009 Boomers and Beyond Conference was awesome. All of the information shared by the industry’s top professionals was fantastic and timely. Looking forward to next year’s conference in San Diego.

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