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"Drab to Fab" winner claims $500

Krystal McKenzie’s bathroom will get a makeover thanks to the $500 she won in our “Drab to Fab” photo contest. Krystal, of Rock Hill, plans to start working on her bathroom renovations this weekend. The prize money will be a big help.

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Drab to Fab: Win $500 Room Makeover

Does this sound familiar: “Honey, we should (fill in the blank with a home improvement project)…but that’ll cost us thousands.” A home equity line of credit may be just what you’re looking for. And to help you get started, you’ll want to enter our “Drab to Fab” contest for a chance to win $500 towards a room makeover.

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New home, new furniture for contest winner

Fort Mill newcomer Kim Ward plans to start shopping for a house of her own this year. And the $1,000 she recently won in our Movin’ On Up” contest will give her a jumpstart on the furniture.

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Free Homebuying Class in Clover

Is purchasing a new home on your list for 2014? It’s a great time to buy before rates significantly increase, and we can help get you started with our free “Homebuying Made Easy” workshop on Tuesday, March 11 at our Clover branch located at 1219 Hwy 55 East. The workshop begins at 6:30.

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Free home-buying class in Fort Mill

Is purchasing a new home on your list for 2014? It’s a great time to buy before rates significantly increase, and we can help get you started with our free “Homebuying Made Easy” workshop on Tuesday, February 4 at our Fort Mill branch located at 430 Mercantile Place. The workshop begins at 6:30.


You’ll learn how to qualify for a mortgage, the steps of the home-buying process, and financing options.

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First-Time Homebuyers class Nov. 12

If buying your first home is a goal for 2014, you can learn the basics at a free workshop Nov. 12 sponsored by Family Trust and The Housing Development Corp. of Rock Hill. Part of our Know Your Dough money-management series, the workshop will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the city’s Housing & Neighborhood Services office on Johnston Street across from City Hall.

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Mortgage Servicing

Below are FAQs to help with the transition for servicing your mortgage. For more information, please call us at 803-367-4100 or visit our secure online chat at familytrust.org. Thank you for your patience.

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®.

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.