The Lowcountry turns out to be one of the more alluring spots for first-time purchasers to buy a residence — based on comparatively lower prices, taxes and crime rates, an online personal finance tracker finds.
Relocation whiz signs up with ERA Wilder Realty in Summerville
Imagine owning the only house on a billet of land and all that's around you is water, except maybe a single elevated roadway or narrow bridge.
Elaine Brabham and Associates LLC, an independently owned and operated real estate firm, recently opened a second location east of the Cooper. The grand opening for the agents was held July 25.
Dinner meeting with NAA chairmanWHAT: Jeff Lowry, Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor, is chief operating officer for Madera Residential in Lubbock, Texas, and 2018 National Apartment Association Chairman of the Board. A U.S. Army veteran, Lowry began his career in the rental housing in…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates ticked up last week for the second straight week, remaining substantially higher than a year ago amid strength in the economy.
These Berkeley County properties border the waterfront, overlook marsh, stand a a few miles from Tanger Outlet and Park Circle — and are priced less than $150 a square foot at $319,900 to $339,900.
Just-raised homes that are open for public tours mark an emerging Summerville area neighborhood promoting residences built by a PulteGroup brand.
Already rarefied prices of metro Charleston mansions and beach houses have "bumped up some," notes Raina Rubin, a Realtor with Carolina One Real Estate, just as Lowcountry luxury investors emerge from a languid summer with eyes on some buys.
Applegate Real Estate lands veteran broker
The annual event Aug. 28 sponsored by one of Charleston's largest real estate companies maintained its circus theme, "Big Things are Happening ... Under the Big Tent!"
Younger adults were supposed to be the rental generation, bypassing home purchases altogether or living with their parents for years.
The Charleston-based company that manages more apartments than any other venture in the country acquired a chic property in Portland, Oregon’s "sought-after" West End, the firm says.
Luxury home seekers look for stand-out attractions such as waterfront views and docks on tributaries, on-site treats including swimming pools and upgraded kitchens and specialized perks such as outdoor fireplaces and bonus rooms with popcorn makers and coffee bars.
Carnes Crossroads Wellness Fair
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Carolina One names associates with backgrounds in art, running a winery
A three-year-old agency launched a second location east of the Cooper this summer, joining its main center in Berkeley County.
No consumers on average pay more for electricity than South Carolina users, pushing the state's total energy costs to 16th highest in the U.S.
A Charleston-based contractor earlier this summer broke ground on what's credited as the largest accommodations site in Summerville including ample space for large meetings, training sessions and professional gatherings.
SRES designation course
Sometime in the early 2010s, the U.S. housing market began to recover from a staggering recession and financial slide that triggered foreclosures, discount 'short' sales and a dearth of new home construction.
Crosscheck real estate careers and college degrees and you're liable to find lots of matches. However, the list may be substantially smaller when searching for Realtors and commercial brokers who majored in disciplines directly related to buying and selling homes or negotiating office or ret…
The Phillips' took full advantage of ample acreage around their whitewashed country home, built in 2001. They installed a wooden dock at adjacent Davidson Creek and designed a wide back porch with wooden-bench-like seats to the sprawling rear lawn.
A Charleston area realty passed along $23,000 to local charities and selected five more nonprofits for the current quarter.
Check out the trends, and many residential shoppers — notably younger people — prefer to be tenants so they can pick up and leave at a reasonably short notice. Yet homes, comparatively large inside and with yards outside, remain in demand. Combine the perks, and you have the single-family re…
Clifton tapped for new post at commercial brokerage
SRES designation course
The peninsular Charleston structures you see today as fine houses or flourishing businesses may claim transient histories: once-sprawling mansions chopped into apartments, commercial quarters redrawn as townhomes, storefronts that mask separate entries to top-end suites.
In at least one South Carolina coastal region, beach homes start in the $300,000s, rentals from one agency are as low as $1,200 a week and rural estates with dozens of acres price around $1 million.
The exterior has taken shape, and crews are carefully crafting the insides. Before long, owners will be moving into The Gadsden luxury condo development close to the Cooper River, South Carolina Aquarium and site of the International African American Museum downtown.
Not long ago, size mattered most when it came to home communities. A national survey found recently as 2015 residents preferred larger houses, sprawling green space in the middle of the neighborhood and an oversized clubhouse, according to a national survey.
It's a peek at the past decade, snapshot of the present and vision of the months ahead — as fashioned by a state think-tank economist and local real estate broker.
Large regional brokerage adds associate with educational background
Savant organizers of the Charleston Fall Home Show yearly watch eager show-goers delve "inside architects' minds" and party within the confines of "kitchens, baths and all that jazz." But they also know the abode-i-philic journey commands fresh acts, and this time, it's interior specialists …
Charleston Apartment Association dinner meeting
There's Bennetts Point, Sandy Oaks, Cross, McLeod Creek.
Lowcountry homes should be close to double their current prices if quality of life was part of the calculation, in large part because the region has so many top-notch restaurants.
Participants will savor a chance to enjoy a top local amenity, while money they pledge will help youngsters in their battle against a life-threatening disease.
Former basketball player, coach joins local agency
Residence holders who rent out properties in the Lowcountry are seeing a slide in the amount of income they receive although the rates remain high, local Realtor Michelle Whitbeck notes in her periodic newsletter.
The Ponds: Fisheries Projects Presentation
A rare breed lives on such islands as Dewees with 150 homes and 2,000 visitors a year or Pumpkin or Cusabo islands with one house apiece. Unlike these land masses not connected to the mainland, places such as James and Johns islands count 10,000-20,000 people and they're attached by bridges.
Daily solar disappearances beyond the horizon are a natural perk for the western edge of Charleston's venerable Battery.
Defining what's a city can be in the eye of the beholder, or of the local government. For instance, the Isle of Palms in South Carolina calls itself a city. The coastal locale has 4,395 residents, making it about 2,000 times smaller than New York City.
Apparently, the fowl-looking novelty crossed a road but not so much to get to the other side. Instead, it was to be a prop to show the virtues of buying a new home.
Lowcountry tenants want apartment homes with their own washers and dryers but have a difficult time locating them, while they're not typically desiring a place that allows felines even though there's a host of such locales.
Three major apartment home companies including Charleston-based Greystar Real Estate Partners say they're forming a joint venture to build up Chapter, the leading brand in London for student housing.
Long-time Charleston area associate jumps to ERA Wilder Realty
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- An island of your own not so unusual, and sometimes priced right
- Boutique real estate agency opens new office in East Cooper
- US mortgage rates tick up; 30-year home loan at 4.54 percent last week
- Dominion Village in Hanahan promotes its fourth phase
- Centex Homes at Sanctuary Cove get two new models
- Aspiring autumn -- Cooler weather months expected to bring out shoppers eyeing historic, waterside homes
- Nearly 900 apartment units proposed in 4 developments in Charleston area
- Houston firm buys former Magnolia tract in Charleston Neck area
- Demolition sought in Charleston to make way for mixed-use development
- First of three buildings in initial $280 million WestEdge project to open in January in Charleston
- Upper Charleston peninsula hotel project gets green light
- Charleston region's second Del Webb community to unveil model homes in Nexton
- Greystar investment vehicle acquires large-scale apartment home developer
- 211 Sea Horse Lane -- Cozy main house, paddocks, horse trails spotlight 'Wildflower Farm Stables' in secluded Huger
- 300 Squirrel Hollow Court -- Owners unveil heated pool, uplit display on brick home in private Berkeley County neighborhood near new Interstate 26 exit
- 616 Cattle St -- Three-story luxury house on Daniel Island golf course shows off flourishing yard, 'majestic' interior
- 19 East Battery -- Classic south of Broad mansion known as 'golden home' boasts top-notch Charleston Harbor visages
- 8040 White Point Road -- Country estate south of Hollywood showcases horse farm, waterside locale
- Traditional house situated in Mount Pleasant's Old Village offers grand scenes of Charleston Harbor
- Sprawling riverside estate on Seabrook Island boasts exquisite interior, panoramic vistas
- 466 Island Park Drive -- Newer house on Daniel Island golf course combines modern, time-honored features