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A message from the Blanchard and Calhoun family to our clients and friends:

We are open for business! Because of our B&C family and clients, we’ve been lucky to serve the CSRA for over 100 years. You are the heart of our business! In an effort to protect our community while practicing extreme caution during the challenges of COVID-19, we’ve encouraged our staff to work remotely to support our agents and our clients. Modern technology enables us to provide the same level of committed service to you, while also limiting face-to-face interaction.

For our Blanchard and Calhoun Real Estate Company: We will continue to hold showings of our residential and commercial properties where possible with certain restrictions in place and, of course, tailored

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If there was a single word to describe the Property Management services provided at Blanchard and Calhoun Real Estate Co., it would be “Traditional”. For over a century, we have always made it a point to focus on the tried and true practices when it comes to protecting our owners and their assets.  This is why we have taken a rather unpopular stance on this recent trend of self-guided tours in residential rental properties.

We understand that everyone's schedule is different, and on the surface, it seems to make perfect sense to allow a prospective tenant to view a property unaccompanied for convenience purposes. We want you to consider, however, the other factors than just convenience. This is why we require our leasing agent to be present

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Pet Friendly Yard

When looking for a home that accommodates the entire household, take your sweet fur baby's needs into consideration too.  And If you are the seller, think about buyers with pets, knowing what benefits to promote could help with your sale. 

Pet-Friendly Yard Features to Consider:

Fencing: Opting for a fully fenced in backyard that will keep your pets at home and safe.  If the yard does not have a fence and you want to install one, check with HOA first to see if that is an option or if there are any restrictions.  If the home you are interested in does have a backyard, be sure to inspect the fence. Follow the fence around the yard and look for anywhere your pet could escape such as holes, gaps, or weak areas.  

Plants:  Did you know that some

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Home Buyer Questions

Buying a home is an exciting process.  Here at Blanchard and Calhoun Real Estate, we have an experienced and knowledgeable team of real estate professionals that will guide you through every step of the home-buying process. We know you have a lot of questions and we have compiled the most frequently asked questions by first -time home buyers and listed them below.

1. Where do I begin? The first thing you should do is get pre-approved. Being pre-approved means a lender has reviewed your financial situation and credit score and has approved you for a particular loan amount. 

2. How do I get pre-approved?  To get pre-approved, you will partner with a lender and fill out an application. The application will collect all of your financial information

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