More than 400 people involved in residential ventures crowded Charleston Gaillard Center for yearly honors celebrating top contractors and companies in Lowcountry house design and construction trade.
As a place to keep and ride horses, the Charleston area offers ample choices from forest, field and dirt road trails to stables dotting Berkeley, Dorchester and Charleston counties.
Wetherington to lead national property managers group
The paintings that hang at local agency offices or in properties for sale can be more than wall decorations: companies are promoting artists to support their work and as a vehicle to raise money for nonprofit groups.
The owners' remarks reveal how they feel about their peninsula Charleston house — It's home.
Frampton Construction Co., LLC, recently built a new service center for a Virginia-headquartered shipping business, standing as its ninth project for the regional transportation venture.
The rate of Lowcountry tenants who are facing financial struggles climbed noticeably in 2017 from the year before, ranking the region near the top nationwide and countering a slight downward trend for the country as a whole.
Locally raised Realtor joins Presson Group at major agency
For the first time this decade, home loan interest rates are steadily moving upward in 2018 and are forecast to continue. If that sounds like tougher times for house hunters ahead, listen closer. Some economists believe rising mortgage costs will give buyers an edge in property negotiations …
It was 2013 that Paulette Fuller's husband got word; the active duty sailor was being relocated to the Charleston area.
Home builders know a thing or two about, well, framing houses. So, expect them to apply the tricks of the trade in constructing a residence of their own.
Upscale houses boasting high ceilings, garages and multiple bedrooms spotlight a recently unveiled neighborhood slated for 71 residences off U.S. Highway 17 North.
The concept's not new — a place in the house that's all your own. There are even names for them: the interior sound-absorbing "man cave" for the husband, and the backyard peace and quiet "she shed" for the wife.
A giant new auto manufacturing factory steered manufacturing development upward in the Lowcountry, while some sky high prices — and the side impact of increasing vacancy rates — controlled the office market, according to commercial broker CBRE in its most recent reviews for industrial and no…
Real estate indicators
A globally expanding apartment manager and owner based in South Carolina offered signals that one of the southernmost Latin American countries may be among the most bullish in terms of rental growth.
Ex-cable emcee signs on with Coldwell Banker Residential
An ecologically forward-looking Lowcountry resort neighborhood reached the finals of a U.S. Green Building Council regional competition.
The Ponds holiday shopping fest
Public displays of abodes — whether humble or highfalutin— grab attention in neighborhoods and develop leads, even if the dwellings are unveiled just for a few weekend hours. Instant sales are rare.
Careers geared to helping people buy and sell their homes can include flexible work hours and decent pay.
A California-based commercial broker was involved in the sale of six multifamily properties, including one in metro Charleston, fetching $274,250,000.
Just into the Francis Marion National Forest, a builder has spent two years constructing energy-efficient 1,700-2,400-square-foot homes costing $290,000-$320,000 — a sharp discount from prices in nearby Mount Pleasant. On top of that, the homes slash electricity expenses with super-insulated…
An online rental marketplace says the national shortage of new apartment homes has conversely driven up rates of mature complexes, cutting into value-priced housing for lower and middle class tenants.
Gaidamovic chooses Coldwell Banker Residential for real estate path
This upscale home stands within a newer neighborhood, but its weighty columns, stucco siding, dormer windows and broad stairs leading to a generous front porch recall a somewhat compacted version of a well-to-do 19th century country residence.
NAR green designation course
Located off Rifle Range Road, the two-story house at 3060 Intracoastal View Drive in Hamlin Plantation sits on the waterfront and boasts such features as a "distinctive curved shape that maximizes the home's beauty while showcasing views from most rooms," an oversized saltwater pool, Brazilian cherry floors, main floor sound system and game room with billiards table and open bar.
A rural Berkeley County estate that went on the market in late summer dates to the 18th century, and the property — owned by an area conversation group — is expected to retain elements of the distant past even after a sale.
Expansive franchise office signs on specialist agents
The number of listed properties that agents walked through with prospective buyers saw a jump in the eastern Sun Belt while lagging most everywhere else, a report from a real estate information company says.
The knock against environmental upgrades to new or existing homes has been they're too costly for many owners, particularly on the front end.
The building of a lighting company's plant west of Myrtle Beach ran into storms early on and wrapped up a few months before tropical force winds and flooding hit the region from Hurricane Florence.
Mount Pleasant Home & Biz Show
Some homes require more than a once-through to uncover all of their subtle and occasionally obscured charms.
Home builders and sales people historically launch fall deals in the Lowcountry and elsewhere so buyers can move into houses before year end, or otherwise promise incentives for shopper who purchase by Dec. 31, which in part boosts company annual sales.
If drowsiness sets in reading this story, chances are you live in a house not an apartment home.
The Charleston area tended to score near the top among places to live in the state, although a few communities tumbled due to lower educational and family life factors.
As students head into their first months in the classroom for the new school year, scores will have backpacks full of educational supplies for "Miss Rose's Kids."
New employees at Carolina One Real Estate are learning a lot from their experiences.
After raising hundreds of houses in Carrington Chase since the 2000s, builder NLP Homes recently launched the last phase of the scenic neighborhood at the Lakes of Summerville.
Rising numbers of people who live and work in the Lowcountry have bolstered demand for offices among legal and financial companies, based on a national commercial real estate tracker's new report.
Prior to the late 2000s real estate crash, Ross Lipman renovated and sold smaller homes as a sideline. He curtailed the practice as the economy slowed but got back into it recently.
A towering 181-year-old peninsula home that survived Civil War shelling and is considered among the more preserved properties overlooking Charleston Harbor is on the market.
Nexton fall street fair
Three national- and regional-home craftsmen are unveiling customized floor plans this month within a standout 5,000-acre Summerville development off Interstate 26.
In one respect, "families" seem to dominate the groups seeking places to live these days. It's not that individuals, married or dating couples or roommates have stopped scouting out properties. But owners or tenants without children have joined in by having "dependents" — at least unofficial…