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Spring Break in Upstate SC

Not sure about your spring break plans? Let us help! Take the scenic route on the GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail! This 22-mile (and ever-expanding) trail runs from downtown Greenville through Travelers Rest. The perfect way to see the area, the trail is lined with numerous parks, restaurants, family-friendly breweries...

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Ready to trade in your winter blues? (March Newsletter)

Things are picking up in Greenville! Here’s what we’re most excited about this month: Those are ginormous magnolia trees! And with string lights? Just imagine. Your whole family will love The Wild Magnolia. Like to be near all the action? Swamp Rabbit Escape is close to the Swamp Rabbit Trail...

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Make the Most of Greenville's 2021 Holiday Season!

The holiday season in Greenville is one of our favorite times of the year! Below are a few things we're looking forward to this December. There's something for everyone - whether you're looking for the perfect opportunity to shop small this holiday season, or a fun event for the whole family.  If you're planning…

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The Village of West Greenville is Booming!

Hello all! It has been a while since we have last written but I wanted to keep everyone updated on what is developing in the Village of West Greenville.  For a while, West Greenville was neglected, but being less than 5 minutes from Downtown, the area has recently transformed and become the Art District.  This…

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Exciting Development in the "Village" of West Greenville

West Greenville has been forgotten for many years up until the recent boom of development and urban revitalization. This article is yet another example of local companies investing in the “Village” to make it one of the best places in Greenville to live, work, and play. The roughly 60,000-square-foot Diversified Systems Inc. (DSI) building sitting…

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Top NY-style Pizzerias in Greenville

What is New York-style pizza?  It’s pizza made with a characteristically large hand-tossed thin crust, often sold in wide slices to go. The crust is thick and crisp only along its edge, yet soft, thin, and pliable enough beneath its toppings to be folded in half to eat.  Are you looking for non-chain pizza restaurants that…

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"Free" Real Estate Seminars

Check out this link for a “free” real estate seminar in Greenville. I really want to caution you with this type of “real estate investment education.” The best way to win in real estate is to go slow, pay attention, and only take on as much as you can afford (WITH CASH). These seminars push…


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Things to Show Your Tenants When They Move Into Their New Home

The maintenance and upkeep of your rental property are your responsibility. You are obligated to take care of it and maintain it to habitable standards. But you aren’t there 24/7. Emergencies can pop up at any time — and they can cost you thousands in repairs. Your tenants ARE there more frequently than you, and if...

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Foreclosure Sales in Greenville, SC

Most real estate investors want to find the best deal possible to acquire properties, whether for flipping, wholesaling, or renovating and renting.  During the housing crisis from 2007 to 2009, foreclosures were in abundance, and one of the best avenues for picking up real estate deals.  Now that the market has for the most part recovered, foreclosures…

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Eviction Process in Greenville, SC

We have been extremely fortunate in our 6 years of managing rental properties to not deal with an eviction, until now.  We have enforced high standards for acceptance for tenants, and our diligent screening process has provided us with quality tenants that pay on time and abide by the terms of the lease.  Usually, those tenants go above and beyond...

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Why You Should Pay Cash for an Investment Property (or pay it off as soon as possible)

Paying cash for a house - that sounds crazy, right?  But it can be done, especially when you are talking about an investment property.  I will discuss the strategy further down in the article.  But why even discuss this?  Isn't leverage the only way to get ahead in investment real estate?  Not necessarily.  There are...

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How to Double Your Retirement Savings (Get Out of Debt Now!)

Take a look at the "budget" at the left.  A friend that works at an accounting firm shared this image from FinancialSamurai.com.  Checking out the article here my first impression was the title of the article: How to make Six Figures A Year and Still not Feel Rich - $200,000 Income Edition.  This "typical" family of...

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Tenant Screening and Placement Services in Greenville, SC

Do you want to manage your own rental, but do not have time to screen prospective tenants?  Contact Entre-Realty today.  We offer tenant placement/screening services to owners and landlords to take on the duty to provide you with quality tenants.  How do we do it? First, Give us a Call! Set up a meeting with...

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Greenville, SC Property Management

Are you an owner that is looking for a Property Management company to care for your house like you would?  Most of the large Brokerages have hundreds of properties and only two or three agents to handle all the work.  Don’t settle for being just another number in their portfolio.  Entre-Realty, LLC is a small but…

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Great Real Estate Resource

A great resource for anyone who wants to learn about real estate. About eight months ago my wife and I decided we were going to leave the military and pursue our dream of full-time real estate investing.  The problem was, we really did not know where to start.  We had our rental in San Antonio and another...

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Personal Finance Checkup

How Are Your Personal Finances? How are your personal finances? Don't worry, you don't have to submit your bank statements to us.  It's a good time to take your financial pulse in light of this article from MarketWatch: Most Americans are one paycheck away from the street.  The article stated that around 63% of Americans...

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New Houses for Rent Coming Soon!

Houses Under Renovation - Coming Soon! Entre-Realty is proud to offer up two newly renovated properties in Greenville, SC.  One property is located in the Woodside and another is located near Laurens Rd / S Pleasantburg Dr.  Entre-Realty is diligently working with the owners and contractors to provide quality renovations to these properties and make them available ...

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Hello Greenville!

Welcome to our company, Entre-Realty LLC! This being our first post, I wanted to introduce ourselves.  After several years away while serving in the Army, my wife, Conoly, and I have moved back to Greenville to start a family-owned and operated Property Management company.  While serving in the Army, we owned properties in Texas...

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