Home prices up; inventory down

Home prices are up slightly and inventory is down. And the real estate mantra, “location, location, location” is holding true in the York County housing market, according to an area Realtor®.

Area children win big at golf tournament

No one won a car for a hole-in-one at the Family Trust Charity Golf Tournament, but children in York County got a prize anyway. More than $30,000 in proceeds will be given to the Children’s Attention Home, the Palmetto School at the Children’s Attention Home and the Boys & Girls Clubs of York County.

Your home-buying questions answered

Buying a house is perhaps the biggest investment most folks make in their lifetime. It’s important to do it right. Family Trust’s Mortgage Service Center can help you get started by answering some common questions.

Mortgage loan starts with credit score

Used to be, no one paid much attention to their credit score or its impact on their pocketbook. But today, most folks know that the score is used for personal loans and credit cards, and plays a big role in getting a mortgage.

Student $1,000 closer to paying for college

Scott Fletcher knows it will take hard work and more than a little bit of money, but he challenged his peers to become millionaire entrepreneurs by age 25. His ambition and passion earned him a $1,000 scholarship for his service to the Family Trust Youth Advisory Board, which ended its year Thursday with a celebration for Scott and three other seniors.

Strawberry Festival sweet fun in Fort Mill

At 11 months old, Braelyn can’t even walk and she’s already got a tattoo. Well, not a real one. Her mom insisted she get a temporary strawberry tattoo on her cheek at the Family Trust table at Fort Mill’s Strawberry Festival last weekend.