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  • Sports in the Lowcountry

    Sports in the Lowcountry- As if living in the Lowcountry and just enjoying the natural beauty of our area isn’t enough, we can enjoy and participate in many sporting events throughout the year. Although the South Carolina Stingrays hockey season is coming to an end by the middle of April, you can plan a trip down to Joe Riley Park and enjoy the Charleston River Dogs who will be starting their sea...

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  • Handmade details

    There is a common theme throughout my home... Raw wood, old aged wood, new wood, painted wood, etc.  I love a home project... it means more to me when something is handmade. So my bother is a builder (https://www.s2kgroupinc.com) he comes across a lot of great finds... one property last year had an old barn on it. So I asked him to keep an eye out for some good long pieces to make a barn wood vala...

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  • Parish Place - Small, Established Neighborhood in Mt Pleasant

    Parish Place Subdivision Homes Hidden away, affordable, family neighborhood in the heart of Mt P Last week, Hamlet Square was our focus & is in the same part of Mount Pleasant, SC.  Parish Place is another neighborhood tucked away at the end of Mathis Ferry Road, just before I-526.  When traveling away from the city of Charleston, Parish Place is on the right side of Mathis Ferry Road, the east s...

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  • Cooper River Bridge Run, A Weekend of Chaos

    Whether you are a runner, walker or spectator, the Cooper River Bridge Run is an amazing event for all to participate in.   This famous 10-K race starts off of Coleman Boulevard near the Old Village in Mount Pleasant and ends at Marion Square in Downtown Charleston.  This is the 40th year anniversary of this treasured event that brings in people from all over the World.  Thousands congregate to Ch...

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  • AgentOwned Listing Lottery

    How would winning $1400 or more sound? That sounds amazing right? AgentOwned js currently running a drawing every Friday at 12pm to give away $1400 to anyone who has talked with a Realtor about listing your house, even if you don't list your house! Your wondering what's the catch right? There is no catch! All you need to be entered into the drawing is a meeting with any realtor at AgentOwned about...

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  • Tennis Anyone?

    Tennis Anyone? The Volvo Car Stadium, located on Daniel Island, will be hosting a POWERSHARES SERIES TOUR this April 1-9, 2017, starting at 7:00 p.m., at the Volvo Car Stadium.  Tennis greats like: John McEnroe, Former World No. 1 & 7-time Grand Slam winner, Andy Roddick, Former World No. 1 & US Open winner, James Blake, Former World No. 4 & Davis Cup winner, Mark Philippoussis, Former World No. 8...

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  • Snee Farm Country Club Fees

    Today I am continuing to post for you the fees for Swim, Tennis and Social memberships at Snee Farm Country Club.  Being a member, you will have a wonderful time and meet so many new friends.  Living in Snee Farm you are within walking distance to the clubhouse, swimming pool and tennis courts.  Many of the residents have their own golf carts and enjoy riding around the beautiful neighborhood. Sw...

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  • It's a Seller's Market! Should I Down-size Now?

    #thecharlestonrealestatelady #retireinCharlestonSC #babyboomers  A study by Edelman Berland reveals that 33% of homeowners who are contemplating selling their home, are planning to scale down.    As the majority of the country is currently experiencing a seller’s market, let's look at some reason why this might just be the right time for baby boomer’s to sell. A smaller home means less space, bu...

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  • Johns Island Living

    Johns Island continues to explode with new subdivisions and compared to some other areas in the lowcountry, the new homes are reasonably priced.  So, what is there to do on Johns Island?  Here's the short list: 1)     Visit the Angel Oak site.  Quite an impressive tree to see. 2)    Tatooed Moose Restaurant -  the Duck Club sandwich is outstanding. 3)    Low Tide brewery to sample their craft beer...

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  • Dog Friendly Beaches in Charleston

    The beaches in the Charleston area are some of the most dog friendly beaches I have ever experienced.  Just yesterday, my husband and I took an evening stroll on Isle of Palms beach, and were delighted to see many dogs gleefully running along the water line and fetching balls.  With so many dog owners in this area, it’s great to be able to spend some leisure time with your dog on the beach.  Here...

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  • Explore Charleston Without Spending Money!

    I have a few ideas for you for this weekend.  There are always things to do in Charleston without spending money!  Check out my video clip BELOW and you'll be eager to get out and enjoy! No matter what time of year it is, you're guaranteed to be able to go out and see the sights.  There are lights, beaches, and Famous People. You can fish, bike, walk the bridge.  There are festivals, Citadel parad...

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  • Take their breath away

    In my last post I asked what catches your eye when you walk into a home... For one couple I helped find their family home it was the floors! So their eye starts from the boot and goes up... But for those of you who start at the top-there is a home for sale on IOP with the most stunning ceiling detail. Right when you walk in the door you are greeted by this beautiful arched ceiling made from raw ...

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  • Light, Medium, Dark...?

    When you walk into a home what is it that catches your eye first? Wall color? Trim? Cleanliness? The furniture? Light fixtures? Well for a buyer client of mine... it's the floors! He and his wife love the darker wood floors.Wouldn't you know the home they are closing on in just three weeks has light wood floors. Its gorgeous property and house in Dunes West, which has so much to offer. This home c...

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  • Irish Or Not...Here We Come (Drink)!

    Only 12.9% of Americans claim to have Irish heritage but over 56% of them intend on engaging in the festivities. Whether you like it or not, St. Patrick’s Day is big deal to many Irish and non Irish Americans.  So dress up in green, put your drinking shoes on,  and brace yourself for copious amounts of inevitable Irish music. Charleston doesn't celebrate this day quite as hard as Savannah...but we...

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  • St. Patrick’s Day in Charleston

    If you’re in town this weekend as a tourist, native, or someone thinking about moving to Charleston, there is a ton going on! As you may already know, Friday is Saint Patrick’s Day and festivities will be going on all weekend. Friday the 17th is the annual Saint Patrick’s Day parade beginning at 10am on the corner of Radcliffe and St Phillip Streets. The best place to view the parade is from the s...

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  • Snee Farm Country Club

    In continuing information for you about Snee Farm Country Club, I have posted the following for you about the fees and initiation fees that are required to become  a member. There are several different kinds of memberships that you can join.  Also you do not need to be a resident of Snee Farm subdivision/community.  The initiation fees at this time (for a short period of time) has  been reduced ...

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  • Get to Charleston’s Fashion Week NOW March 14-18

    The Lexus Charleston's Fashion Week is yet another premier event going on right now downtown and it's not too late to get there - March 14-18. Charleston’s Fashion week has been showcasing up and coming designers and models as well as top retailers since 2007.  Marion Square along King, Calhoun and Meetings Streets has been transformed into ‘Fashion Village’ which will host over 35 runway shows, n...

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  • What Does Your Dream Home Look Like

    As a child, did you dream about what your life would look like as an 'adult'?   Some kids have their whole lives planned out in their minds.  If you were to describe a Dream Home, what would it look like?  White picket fence? Colorful window boxes? Two story?  Gourmet kitchen?  Large lot?   I'd love to help you zero in on what is important to you when you decide to make the largest purchase of y...

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  • Real estate is sweet like chocolate

    As a homeowner and ready to sell the home and get the best price, , this is a great time as it is a sellers market, meaning low inventory of homes offered for salel in our area and high demand from buyers either upgrading or downgrading or moving into out area. How do you guarantee that you receive maximum value for your house? Here are two tips to ensure you get the highest price possible. 1. ...

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  • Mount Pleasant –Hamlet Square

    This neighborhood is hidden away as the last neighborhood before the Interstate (I-526) on Mathis Ferry Road.  There are only 40 Homes back there, but it is very nicely planned community.  It has nice neighborhood common spaces as you can see by the pictures.  The homes were built in the late 1990’s and early 2000’s.  If you like small HOA’s with not a lot of amenities, then this is your neighbor...

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  • Backyard Chickens

    The Benefits of Keeping Backyard Chickens Over the last decade the popularity of raising backyard chickens has exploded as more and more people realise the benefits of raising their own chickens. Forget trips down to the shop to pick up eggs, imagine the convenience of just nipping out into your garden to pick up some freshly laid eggs; what a way to start your day! Over the last several years we’...

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  • Peninsula Prices on a Strong Trend

    Downtown home prices are on a strong trend right now.  9 homes went under contract this past week for over $400.00 per square foot! The Downtown Peninsula is known for its art, music, local cuisine, and fashion.  It is home to the historic Dock Street Theatre and Footlight Players.  The Peninsula is great for the history buff as it has many historic buildings and museums.  Charleston is a major to...

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  • The South's Best City 2017: Charleston, South Carolina

    The South’s Best City 2017: Charleston, South Carolina #thecharlestonrealestatelady #retireincharlestonsc #relocateincharlestonsc #mtpleasantsc  Well, once again; Charleston has made a major "Best Something" list - this time - its The South's Best City for 2017! This type of reorganization continues to bring visitors to our beautiful area.  However, once they come; they don't want to leave! A...

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  • Fishing in the Lowcountry

    Inshore Fishing in the Lowcountry- After looking at the weather forecast this morning, it looks like our 4 days of cooler weather will be behind us.  With the temperatures starting to warm up, now is the time to get out on the Lowcountry waterways and ‘wet a line’.  If you are not familiar with the waterways around the Lowcountry we have 3 major rivers that meet in the Charleston harbor.  The Ashl...

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  • You Can't be Bored in Charleston!

    On any given weekend in Charleston you'll have a tough time planning your event route!  There is always a festival, a run, a tour or a place to enjoy a leisurely day. You absolutely can't be bored in Charleston!   Take a look at the local newspapers, listen to the radio or watch the news channels and you'll hear all about the upcoming events.  I'll give you an example:  The weekend of April 1st a...

  • Charleston’s Discovery District

    Charleston Peninsula Development Update:  One of the most recent construction projects to break ground on the peninsula is the WestEdge project.  Located just above of the Crosstown and across from Brittlebank Park along the Ashley River in the West Side neighborhood, many are calling it   Charleston's “Discovery District”.   The World  Class project  is planned to expand the bio-tech research and...

  • Mount Pleasant –Wakendaw Lakes

    This neighborhood is one of those that has a very interesting history as well.  It is located just before the end of Mathis Ferry Rd before I-526 underpass.  Apparently, this area was a large plantation that had over 10,000 hogs and the two lakes were manmade back in the late 1940’s.  The big lake was stocked with fish in the early 1950’s and the family opened it up for fishing (fish camp). It loo...

  • CHARLESTONS FIVE UNIQUE BEACHES YOU MUST EXPERIENCE! (Final Chapter)

    One of the most popular destinations in Charleston, for locals and tourists alike, is Folly Beach. Folly Beach is located 15 minutes from downtown Charleston, and is a completely public beach on beautiful Folly Island. The beach on Folly Island is enormous and stretches across the span of the island with the famous Folly Beach Pier in the middle. Nestled right on the Atlantic Ocean; Folly is a tr...

  • Snee Farm

    As a member of Snee Farm Country Club  you are also a member of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   ClubCorp Your Home Club membership includes all the benefits you enjoy as a M...

  • Considering Retiring / Relocating in Charleston, SC? - Our Local Economy is Thriving - Let's Take a Look....

    #thecharlestonrealestatelady #relocateincharlestonsc #retireincharlestonsc  For starters: a climate perfect for year-round outdoor activities.  No snow or being cooped up inside for months at a time!  It felt like spring here all through February. The azaleas are already blooming with the camellias!  Our temperatures were in the 70's for most of the month!   Events & Festivals for Everyone: Win...

  • CODEcamp Kids

    Last week’s post discussed the Charleston Digital Corridor’s CODEcamp program, an innovative idea for enhancing the long-term growth environment for our local tech industry. The program has been successful for the local tech firms in securing local qualified individuals to fill needed employment positions and equally successful for the graduates of CODEcamp in seeking meaningful futures in this fa...

  • West Ashley - she is getting hip !

      The West Ashley Master Plan is intended to play a pivotal role in shaping the future of West Ashley.   The Master Plan will set broad policies and identify specific actions that will enhance West Ashley’s quality of life, support complementary economic growth and development, revitalize obsolete auto-centric commercial areas, and protect the area’s historic, cultural and natural environ...

  • The Pitt Street Stroll

    Come one come all to a spectacular event located in the beautiful Old Village of Mount Pleasant. I am of course talking about The Pitt Street Stroll on Thursday, March 16th. This even hosted at 113 Pitt street is an annual event that many locals look forward to every year. This event is hosted by “Ohh! Events and Out of Hand” and begins at around 5PM. This event is comprised of shopping, fashion,...

  • Lowcountry Festivals for April

    Time to start marking your April calendars for the festivals. The month of April brings warm weather and a host of local festivals.  The Flowertown Festival in Summerville starts everything off. It will run from March 31 through  April 2. Beautiful flowers, crafts, fair type rides,a parade and many food options. The St. George World Grits Festival is next on April 7 through the 9. Lots of games, r...

  • CHARLESTONS FIVE UNIQUE BEACHES YOU MUST EXPERIENCE! (Part Four)

    Seabrook Island located on the outskirts of Charleston is perfect for those of us looking for natural beauty and a slower pace of life. Spanning 2,200 acres, Seabrook Island is a tranquil private residential island community that could be endlessly explored. Seabrook Island is well-known for its championship golf, deep-water marina, horseback riding, and wide beaches. Seabrook Island has a serene...

  • Living on Daniel Island, South Carolina

    There are so many wonderful places to live in the Charleston, SC area! One that doesn’t get a lot of attention to newcomers  is Daniel Island.  For years it was owned by a foundation and was used primarily for farming and hunting until I-526 connected it to the mainland in the early 1990’s. It was purchased by the Daniel Island Co. who created a master plan for the entire Island. Today it is very...

  • Neighborhood near Downtown Summerville

    White Gables is 5 minutes from Downtown Summerville.  The neighborhood is known for its ilmenites and home designs. The community hosts an Olympic Pool with a full club house.  There is also a children's pool between the adult pool and play ground.  There are walking trails, tennis courts, basketball courts and even soccer fields.  The area hosts many ponds that are great for the Saturday morning ...

  • Boomers Navigating Retirement - Consider Charleston, SC

    #thecharlestonrealestatelady #retireincharlestonsc #mtpleasantsc                                As more and more baby-boomers begin approaching their retirement years, Real Estate Brokers can play a key role in helping homeowners navigate the best course to meet their retirement goals.   With so many lifestyle options available and factors to consider, initially talking with a Real Estate Profes...

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  • Mount Pleasant –Point Pleasant

    This neighborhood is close to the end of Mathis Ferry Rd on the Left as you are driving North.  There are 130 Lots in this neighborhood and all have homes on them.  There is currently (as of this writing) only 1 home For Sale there.  It has been on the market for a while now (Sept-2016).  It is listed for $865,000 and has 5 Bedrooms, 4.5 baths and 4400 sqft.   It was built in 1977 and has been upd...

  • SNEE FARM COUNTRY CLUB

    SNEE FARM COUNTRY CLUB TENNIS MEMBERSHIP  & DUAL MEMBERSHIP Receive access to 18 tennis courts (8 clay and 10 hard surface, all lighted for evening play). Year round leagues and lessons are available. Receive access to two newly renovated swimming pools (a large family pool and an adult only pool). Enjoy a renovated clubhouse with full service restaurant, bar, board room, outdoor patios, f...

  • What is CODEcamp?

    To quote from the Charleston Digital Corridor’s website, CODEcamp is an “augmentative” education program meant to bridge the gap between local software firms looking to hire and residents who need the practical training to fill those high-paying positions. Ernest Andrade, the CDC’s director, states “Today, because of high demand for technical talent in our community, for the first time … the Digit...

  • Waterfront hotel planned for the Charleston Penninsula

    Charleston Peninsula Development Update: Waterfront Hotel planned for SC State Ports Authority site.  Yet another hotel in Downtown Charleston?  Yes.  A world-class luxury hotel is being planned for a premier waterfront location in Downtown Charleston.  The current location of the South Carolina Ports Authority headquarters and Fleet Landing Restaurant (176 Concord St. and 186 Concord St.) were pu...

  • The House of Brews

    Directly after center street on Ben Sawyer Boulevard lies a cozy little bar that often goes unnoticed in the Mount Pleasant bar scene. I am speaking about the House of Brews of course. This hidden gem offers a wide array of excellent beers on tap as well as s great selection of coffees and teas. What's on tap is constantly changing and they always do a great job of letting their beer patrons know ...

  • Get In the Real Estate Game!

    You've probably heard the saying for the lottery, 'you gotta be in it to win it'.  Well, it's the same with the Real Estate game.  First time homebuyers think they should WAIT to buy, WAIT to save more money, WAIT, WAIT, WAIT.  The truth is 'you have to be in the game in order to move up'.  Buy the home you're qualified for NOW.  It might be small, it might be in an area that doesn't have all the ...

  • March 2017 CharlestonByDay Newsletter

    March 2017 CharlestonByDay Newsletter March is here, but it felt like spring all through February.  The azaleas are already in bloom along with the tulips and camellias. Temperatures were in the 70's all month and we loved it. March features the Wine and Food Festival, Fashion Week, and the beginning of Flowertown Festival in Summerville.  Also, the 70th Festival of House and Gardens begins on the...

  • Selecting a REALTOR friend

    So, your friend is a REALTOR ?! Pretty awesome !  A good REALTOR is sort of like your own personal Yoda—someone you can trust with your most pressing questions and biggest decisions, guiding you safely toward your destiny of a new home. But how do you choose the right Realtor when there are literally hundreds of options in your area? Here is some advice about what you should consider when mixing ...

  • New Construction is Booming!

    Are you a builder and need real estate representation?  Are you a buyer who is looking for new construction?  Well the new construction market in the Charleston area is booming!  Sales are amazing!  Last year’s total was over 3,000.  This year we have already hit over 1,000 new construction homes under contract.  Hot areas for new construction are James Island, Johns Island and Mount Pleasant.  Co...

  • Strawberries are almost ready

    Anyone raised in Charleston and the surrounding area know what time of the year it is. Strawberries are almost ripe. Time to get your boots, gloves and buckets ready. Also get the kids ready.  What better childhood memory than picking and eating fresh strawberries. I have been picking before and watched the kids stuffing their mouths so full that the strawberry juice runs down their chin and half ...

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  • Country Living

    I spend a lot of my spare time reading blogs online and one area of the blogsphere that I am spending more and more time in is the simple living hemisphere. As someone who is constantly trying to simplify our lives and slow down on the everyday things that make our lives, there are some simple living blogs out there that explore the virtues and benefits of a more simple life. I honestly believe th...

  • CHARLESTONS FIVE UNIQUE BEACHES YOU MUST EXPERIENCE! (Part Three)

    Sullivan's Island sits at the entrance of the Charleston Harbor and has been the setting for numerous movies, novels, and even great battles (The Battle of Fort Sumter.) Sullivan's Island isn’t the biggest island in Charleston, at just 3.3 miles Sullivan's Island can be biked across in a matter of minutes; but as the saying goes “big things come in small packages.” What Sullivan's Island lacks in...

  • Bicycle share program to launch in downtown Charleston

    Bike share launching on the Charleston peninsula. I think this is awesome!  Have you ever heard of Gotcha Bike?  Well read on then… they are a Charleston-based company with plans to launch a large-scale bicycle share program in downtown Charleston this spring.  Residents and tourists will be able to rent any of the 250 bikes from 20 stations around the city for a fee and then return them when they...

  • SNEE FARM COUNTRY CLUB

    SNEE FARM COUNTRY CLUB IS FOR RESIDENTS OF SNEE FARM AND NON-RESIDENTS. YOU CAN JOIN AND ENJOY GOLF, TENNIS, SWIMMING, AND THE SOCIAL LIFE MEMBERSHIPS.  MEET NEIGHBORS AND FRIENDS AND LOVE THE AMENTITIES OF THIS BEAUTIFUL COMMUNITY. GOLF MEMBERSHIP Enjoy unlimited rounds of golf at Snee Farm.  Pay only cart fees. Options are available (cart rental, private cart or walking). Two practice facili...

  • Mount Pleasant – Somerset Point

    This neighborhood can be found farther up Mathis Ferry Road, from the foot of the Ravenel Bridge (staying on the left/west side of Highway 17).  It is just past last week’s neighborhood of Heron Pointe (on the left).  Somerset Point has 52 Lots approved and all 52 have homes built on them.  There are No Homes For Sale at this time of this writing.  There has been only 1 house sold in the past year...

  • Charleston Digital Corridor – Helping Our Community

    For many of us, the discovery of the tech community and its presence in our wonderful area creates both interest and questions. Most of us are computer literate out of necessity. But, it is primarily for enjoyment or to function in our business and commerce. For a relative few however, the question is “How can I participate”? For many of us who are beyond 40 years of age, we are generally satisfie...

  • Best Burger Spots Near The Old Village

    The Old Village is conveniently located to many of Mount Pleasant's nicest restaurants. Many of these restaurants are fine dining establishments serving seafood, southern cuisine or their own niche cuisine, but not all of them offer Americans staple food...burgers. Let's take a look at some of the best places within walking distance to the Old Village to grab a good burger. Many places simply offe...

  • What would retirement be like in Charleston, SC?

    #retireincharlestonsc #thecharlestonrealestatelady  If retirement is in your not too distant future; your probably already thinking about - where would be a good place to retire to.   Charleston has so much to offer from a laidback lifestyle, to a mild climate, good health care system, numerous outdoor activities, and many different lifestyle options for housing. If you are considering the Cha...

  • Hampton Park - Charleston's Largest Park

    Hampton Park is the Peninsula of Charleston's largest park with 60 acres of floral displays, jogging trails, fitness stations, duck pond and more!  It is located in the Hampton Park Terrace neighborhood which is next to the Citadel, North Central and Wagener Terrace.   Many people have their wedding ceremonies in the park in one of the many beautiful gazebos.  Some have family reunions and you can...

  • SEASIDE FARMS BOOK CLUB

    Seaside Farms is opening a Little Free Library book club … it’s free to the public because it’s funded by Seaside Farms Book Club.  A neighbor, friend of a neighbor or a passerby can take a book from the library located next to the playground.  Once a book is read, just return it or replace it with another book.  To get started on the collection, books are being collected on designated front porc...

  • Why Move to The Old Village?

    There are many reasons why one would want to live in the Old Village, but the biggest one for me is LOCATION. The 10 minute drive to downtown Charleston and less than 5 minutes to Sullivan’s Island is about as ideal as it gets. Not to mention its close walking proximity to beautiful Shem Creek and dozens of bars, shops and restaurants. The neighborhood was designed beautifully with many different...

  • Buyer Advantage Program

    Looking for a home?  Get a step ahead by contacting Prosperity Mortgage about their Buyer Advantage Program. Using the Buyer Advantage Program gives you an edge over other buyers and it is easy! You can do it before you even find the home of your dreams. The service is complimentary so what are you waiting for? Contact Gabriella Heymans at 843-971-5689 for more information and tell her that The Mi...

  • Festival Of Houses 2017, Historic Charleston

    Charleston, SC: Festival of Houses & Gardens, 2017 In my humble opinion, living in or right around Charleston, SC is nothing short of a blessing and an absolute dream location to live in.  Of course, the 3 months of high summer are brutal with the heat and humidity, but that’s the price we pay for paradise!  Just go to the beach if you can’t take the heat because you can put your toes in the water...

  • Have no fear !

    Have no fear ! Think about buying !  Yup...I was just like you...I had to rent because I could not buy due to not having a great credit score yet but working on getting it back to an acceptable level. I also felt the freedom of renting and being able to move on whenever I wanted was good thing. And  so, I was a renter for many years. Drawbacks among many, of course was not being able to hang up ...

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  • Welcome to the Movies!

    Welcome to the Movies!  Charleston has always been a big hit on and off of the "Big" screen. Last week I took a break from selling homes for an evening and was an extra in a Stephen King mini-series that is currently being filmed here in Charleston called, “Mr. Mercedes.”  While I am by no means an aspiring actress, it is always fun to take a glimpse of what the film industry is like.  And, if you...

  • Retiring - Relocating? Consider Charleston, SC - We have lots to offer!

    #retireincharlestonsc #thecharlestonrealestatelady #mtpleasantsc  #planterspointe #charlestonsc  If you're considering a move - Due to Retirement, Employment, or Simply a Lifestyle Change, Charleston, SC has lots to offer!                                                                                                           This past weekend, we had temperatures in the 70’s (yes, in February) -...

  • Mount Pleasant – Heron Pointe

    Heron Pointe is just next door to Olde Park, of which I talked about last week.  You simply follow Mathis Ferry Rd once you get into Mt. Pleasant from the Ravenel Bridge.  It is a mature neighborhood and was originally slotted for 64 Homes, which they have now.  I am reading that it was developed back in 1986 and the last home was finished by the late 80’s.  I drove by again to get some pictures a...

  • Johns Island Living

    Johns Island Living Last week we talked about the vast amount of new construction on Johns Island.  The properties behind my house at the Oaks at St. Johns Crossing appear to be going quickly.   The new construction on Johns Island is affordable, close to downtown and a beautiful drive down the oak tree lined roads of Maybank, River and Main. Now, the down side-TRAFFIC!  Completing 526 has been an...

  • 7 Things you need to know before buying affordable waterfront property in Charleston!!!

    If you are looking for waterfront property there are some very important things you need to know, otherwise you might get stuck.   1. Having water at the dock at low tide does not mean you will be able to get in or out of the creek. You need to actually get in a boat on an incoming tide and go explore it. There are many creeks in this area that have sand bars at the mouth that will hold water insi...

  • NEED TO RENT?

    Seaside Farms’ HOA allows 25% of the homes to be rented.  This is common for most subdivisions.  I mention this, because most of my business these days is showing rental properties.  As of now, there is an average of 38 people moving into the Charleston area, and that will increase this summer when kids are out of school and parents are relocating.  When my husband and I moved to the Lowcountry, w...

  • Living in Downtown Charleston - Harleston Village development spotlight on  the Sergeant Jasper Apartment Building

    This blog series about life in Downtown Charleston is focused on current and upcoming developments that will be impacting the local neighborhoods.  The Harleston Village neighborhood in the lower Peninsula is home to the 14-story Sergeant Jasper Apartment building.  Located at 130 Broad Street, it is hard to miss from nearly any vantage point, and is largely considered an eyesore.  Mixed-use redev...

  • CharlestonWorks...and How!

    The tech industry accounts for five percent of the total regional economy and is the fastest growing. As part of their ongoing growth and continuing efforts to integrate the tech community here, the Charleston Digital Corridor provides a service under the name “CharlestonWorks”. Its mission is “Connecting You to Charleston’s Thriving Tech Economy”. This arm of the CDC recognizes the need to contin...

  • CHARLESTONS FIVE UNIQUE BEACHES YOU MUST EXPERIENCE! (Part Two)

    There is a reason that Charleston’s tourist season is during the warmer months, and that reason is our wonderful beaches. Today I am going to be talking about my personal favorite beach, Isle of Palms. Living on Isle of Palms for three years was an amazing experience, and even if you are just visiting you will understand why. I am grateful that I now get to work on this beautiful island, and I hop...

  • A Realtor Should 'Market' Your Home

    When you think about selling your home there are a few thoughts that come to mind. One thing for sure is you should talk yourself out of selling it on your own.  Besides the liability, paperwork, letting strangers into your home, solicitors, etc., there's the lack of 'getting it out there' or Marketing.   I speak for myself as a professional realtor: I am able to enter your listing into the MLS wi...

  • HGTV Here I Come!

    If you had the chance to host your own HGTV show, what would it be called and what would it be about? I’ve got some ideas: That’s What Shay Said If you've seen the show The Office very many times you will know where the name came from. I have always loved that crazy show. Not only did they have some great story lines but they were also able to introduce a different type of comedy. Quirky and odd...

  • Mortgage Insurance...Are You Paying It Every Month?

    The excitement of buying a new home is very real.  There are so many factors to consider;  credit score, down payment, price, location and style of home, that when we get the green light, we sign the dotted line and move in. If you did not have a  20% down payment, a private mortgage insurance (PMI) was tacked on to your monthly payments and it’s only there to protect the lender. If you purchased ...

  • Home Town Heroes Welcomed at White Gables in Summerville

    Home Town Heroe  program is a wonderful way to support our Police, Firemen, First Responders, nurses, doctors and veterans.  Discounts on mortgagees offered by participating mortgage companies, up to $750.00. The big plus is what a Home Town Heroe Agent's offer  If a Home Town Hereo uses one of the organizations qualified realtors, they can receive 20% of the Agent's commission, after close.  For ...

  • Charleston National in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

    Charleston National in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina Charleston National is a beautiful community quietly nestled from the busy life in the fast paced growing town of Mount Pleasant. Located off Highway 17 in North Mount Pleasant, it sits along the Intracoastal Waterway where there are lakes, ponds, wetlands and tree lined streets with the famous Live Oaks of the Lowcountry. Charleston Nation...

  • MOON OVER SEASIDE FARMS

    The snow moon was full Friday evening, February 10th, plus there was a penumbral (partial) eclipse.  We live in Seaside Farms which is 3 miles from the beach just over the Isle of Palms bridge.  So, the plan was to go to the beach at 7pm, bring beach chairs, food and a flask of Maker’s Mark to watch this phenom.   Only problem it was cold and windy!  By the time 7pm rolled around, we decided it wa...

  • Charleston’s DIG SOUTH Annual Gathering

    There is an annual gathering in Charleston known as DIG SOUTH. It is the Southeast’s first and foremost event celebrating the digital economy. This was the 3rd annual event and featured over 200 presenters from companies that are a Who’s Who in the industry. Attending were the likes of Google, Instagram, Twitter and TechCrunch. Dig South functions as a showcase for Charleston as a top location for...

  • The Old Village Bakery

    The Old village isn’t known for being very commercial but the few restaurants within the neighborhood limits are phenomenal. I’ve talked about The Old Village Post House and the Pitt Street Pharmacy in the past and how great their food is but I have yet to mention the cozy little bakery conveniently titled, Village Bakery. This bakery is one of the most underarted food establishments in the city...

  • February 2017 Events - Charleston, SC

    February is here and so far the weather has been fantastic! According to Charleston Real Estate Stats Boxcar Betty’s chicken sandwich was voted best Fried Chicken by Foursquare and Charleston was rated 19th best city for ultimate livability by US News and World Review. There are many great events going on here in Charleston for the rest of the month: 11: Bacon and Bourbon, Gaillard11-12: Valentin...

  • You Want To Move In June?

    So, You Want To MOVE In June?                                                                         The most common thing that I hear from sellers this time of year is their plan to move in June when the school year ends.  The plan is: move in June, vacation in July and then get ready for school to start in August.  Here’s the reality of this plan: there’s not that much time between now and June...

  • Where to Spend Your Money When Listing Your Home For Sale

    Where to Spend Your Money When Listing Your Home For Sale  One of the most common questions that I receive from clients while we prepare their home for sale is, “What do I need to do to get my home ready?”  If you have ever placed your home on the market for sale, you can understand that the process can very quickly become overwhelming.  There is typically a long list of items that you could and/...

  • Retiring in Charleston, South Carolina

    There is no place quite like living in Charleston, SC....Babyboomers Welcome!                                                                         #thecharlestonrealestatelady #retireincharlestonsc #carolynsalzillo #nexton #delWebbnexton #babyboomers  This coastal area is unique and has become a big draw for retiring baby-boomers.    The mild climate, exceptional health care, cost of living, an...

  • CHARLESTONS FIVE UNIQUE BEACHES YOU MUST EXPERIENCE! (Part One)

    Charleston is known for its historic city, good-natured people, and great weather. But as everyone knows if you come to Charleston, you have to stop by one of our five unique beaches. The first beach I will be talking about in this five part series is Kiawah Island. Kiawah Island Just twenty five minutes from the pulsing energy of downtown Charleston, Kiawah Island is flourishing with untouched n...

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