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Looking to Buy a Home?  Establish a Budget

Looking to Buy a Home? Establish a Budget

Primary considerations for setting your housing budget require an assessment of your income, debt and current savings for the down payment on the home. The following are generally recommended guidelines; however, you should meet with an Arthur State Bank lender to get personalized mortgage information. ...
Check Your Credit Before You Start Your Home Search

Check Your Credit Before You Start Your Home Search

In anticipation of buying a house, you will need to check your credit with all three of the credit reporting agencies: Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion. While most of the information should be the same, there are often discrepancies between the reports. ...
Greenville’s Growing Commercial Real Estate Market

Greenville’s Growing Commercial Real Estate Market

Greenville, South Carolina and its surrounding communities are long-standing hubs for manufacturing business development. As a reflection of this growth, four cities in Greenville County made the list of the 25 fastest-growing cities in South Carolina last year. ...
What Do Low Mortgage Rates in a Strong Housing Market Mean for Greenville, SC?

What Do Low Mortgage Rates in a Strong Housing Market Mean for Greenville, SC?

The nation is seeing historically low mortgage rates. In a booming housing market surrounded by growth, this presents buyers a great opportunity to invest in high-value properties at a low interest rate. ...
Teachers: Did You Know You May Qualify for Special Mortgage Terms?

Teachers: Did You Know You May Qualify for Special Mortgage Terms?

The back-to-school season is an exciting time for teachers. If you’re a teacher, you probably spent the summer working on lesson plans, collaborating with colleagues and maybe even spared a moment or two to relax. We know you work hard and we appreciate all the work that you do. As a teacher, you may qualify...Read More→ ...
Managing Your Debit or Credit Card with CardValet

Managing Your Debit or Credit Card with CardValet

Managing your money shouldn’t be a hassle. However, keeping up with family or employee spending can be difficult, especially when frequent news stories about data breaches make security a constant concern. At Arthur State Bank, we value our traditional approach to customer service. When it comes to technology, though, we know you need innovative solutions....Read More→ ...