Last year, Ryan and Childs Thrasher were looking to buy a new home, but they didn't want to buy a move-in ready one. Instead, they wanted to buy one that needed a little TLC, renovate their new abode, and add their personal touches.
Sponsored by: East Cooper Top Producers By Teri Errico Griffis No one knows the local market better than a local agent. If you’re buying or selling east of the Cooper, you need to be working with a member of the East Cooper Top Producers (ECTP). ECTP are agents who do the majority of their business east of the Cooper River (Sullivan’s Island, Isle of Palms, Mount Pleasant and Daniel Island) … Read More
Sponsored by: Front Door CommunitiesOne of the Lowcountry's greatest treasures is her waterways. From the ocean to the marshes, people are eager to carve out their own slice of waterfront living where they can fish, boat or simply soak in the natural beauty.Such a place exists on James Island. Freeman's Point offers that casual waterfront lifestyle with a host of neighborhood amenities for enjoying life in the Lowcountry and creating … Read More
Sponsored by: PrimeLending Are you ready to get into the home buying market, but confused about how to finance it? "There are numerous options out there," says Darlene Shackelford of the PrimeLending office in North Charleston, "so it’s helpful to be educated about all the choices." Below are 5 broad types of mortgages for any homebuyer to consider. 1. 30-year fixed rate mortgage The standard, vanilla 30-year fixed rate mortgage … Read More
Sponsored by: Dan Ryan Builders First-time home buyers could certainly use some help, a sense of security, a bit of guidance and a substantial dose of tender loving care as they navigate through the process of making one of the most important purchases of their life. They get all this and more from Dan Ryan Builders, which has built more than 10,000 homes over the past 27 years. Several of … Read More
Sponsored by: Lennar Homes JOHNS ISLAND, SC – Those who love the outdoor Lowcountry lifestyle will love it even more at Stonoview. Nestled along the banks of the Stono River, just seven miles from downtown Charleston, Stonoview embodies everything that makes the Lowcountry such a sought-after place to call home. In this community, natural beauty abounds. Homes are built around and in-between centuries old, moss-draped grand oak trees, while sabal … Read More
JOHNS ISLAND, SC - Those who love the outdoor Lowcountry lifestyle will find themselves at home in Johns Island's newest riverfront community, Stonoview: developed and built by Lennar Homes starting in the mid $300s.Nestled along the banks of the Stono River, just seven miles from downtown Charleston, Stonoview embodies everything that makes the Lowcountry such a sought-after place to call home. In this community, natural beauty abounds. Homes are built … Read More
When you make the decision to settle in Charleston, it's likely because of the incredible beauty, the water views and the endless blue skies. So, when you're thinking about where to live in the Lowcountry, it makes sense to select a community that puts all those incredible attributes on display.Nestled into the natural setting of the Lowcountry with unobstructed views of the Stono River, Stonoview embodies everything locals love about … Read More
JOHNS ISLAND,SC - Those who love the outdoor Lowcountry lifestyle will find themselves at home in Johns Island's newest riverfront community, Stonoview: developed and built by Lennar. Homes starting in the mid $300s.Nestled along the banks of the Stono River, just seven miles from downtown Charleston, Stonoview embodies everything that makes the Lowcountry such a sought-after place to call home. In this community, natural beauty abounds. Homes are built around … Read More
Prior to founding The Real Buyer’s Agent, David Kent worked as a home builder for years. Thanks in part to his close connection to the real estate industry, friends and family often approached him for advice or assistance when buying a home and he quickly saw a unique need to fill: There were no real estate agents in Charleston who worked exclusively for home buyers. So he and his business … Read More
In a community with such a booming real estate market, countless residential and commercial real estate agents are hard at work, helping homeowners and business owners find the perfect property.But in 2016, two agents rose to the top. The Charleston Trident Association of Realtors® (CTAR) honors one commercial and one residential Realtor® each year as nominated by their peers and colleagues.Ann Whalen was honored as the 2016 Residential Realtor® of … Read More
What's the best thing you can give your mom for Mother's Day? Some quality time with her favorite child (shhh, don't tell your siblings).From Bluffton to Savannah, there are plenty of ways to treat your mom to a special day out or a full weekend of activities.Put the 39th annual Bluffton Village Festival - known to locals as Mayfest - on your calendar. This full-day festival on Saturday, May 13 … Read More
For Carriage Properties, decades of combined luxury real estate experience and unmatched market knowledge are vital when representing potential buyers in the luxury market. Most buyers of a $1 million-plus property see this market as a key component of their real estate portfolio, often one of their many real estate investments. So, when considering that potential investment, savvy buyers and sellers turn to Charleston’s leading luxury real estate ﬁ rm, … Read More
FrontDoor Communities builds homes of classic distinction in master planned communities and other neighborhoods in Charleston as well as Atlanta, Georgia, and Naples, Florida.In just a few years, the company has established a reputation for superior workmanship using only the highest-quality materials and latest in architectural designs. Plus, its customer service is unmatched in the industry.That might be a description applied to several builders in the Charleston area and elsewhere, … Read More
Since entering the Charleston market 11 years ago, Dan Ryan Builders has expanded and currently builds in eight communities across the area from James Island to Summerville and has won the “Builder of Integrity” award consecutively every year since 2008, as well as the prestigious Hearthstone Builder Humanitarian Award in 2015. To Dan Ryan Builders, it’s not about winning awards, or even about creating neighborhoods, but about helping people realize … Read More
The wonderful culture and abundance of festivals leave little to be desired when living downtown. Georgia loves going to the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition events. "Animals truly hold a special place in my heart and this event showcases the beauty of wildlife and nature." The annual Wine and Food Festival, Piccolo Spoleto and Spoleto Festival USA held in the Spring and Summer are not to be missed. Downtown is known for its … Read More
Join us for the Grand Opening celebration of a very special community and lifestyle. Stratton by the Sound was created as a timeless reflection of the natural lowcountry beauty that surrounds it. Majestic rivers, winding creeks and serene salt marsh expanses all create a sense of arrival, of coming home to a place that has always been here for you. Stratton by the Sound offers a uniquely balanced life. A peaceful … Read More
Imagine coming home to lively-colored dwellings reminiscent of Rainbow Row and a cascade of sweeping oaks.
Neighbors wave as they stroll together through walking trails. You grab your kayak for a relaxing run on the Stono River or head out with friends on your boat. This doesn’t have to be a vacation-only experience or a dream scenario. This could be your everyday life, if you choose Brock Built Home’s community of Stonoview on idyllic Johns Island.
With two Charleston locations, one Downtown and another in Mount Pleasant, William Means is able to offer service to clients throughout the Lowcountry. Not only do we have local expertise but our affiliation with Christie’s International Real Estate enables us to showcase our listings to a worldwide marketplace of luxury home buyers.
At first glance, it might seem that Carrington Chase is well off the beaten path, miles and miles from shopping, entertainment, restaurants and the bright lights of the outside world. After all, its streets, all named after bodies of water, were cut out of a forest just off of tree-shaded Lincolnville Road.
Summers Corner—a new community in Summerville—gets this. They get how great neighborhood schools can be a major factor when choosing a home. They get how top-ranked schools tend to increase the value of the houses that surround them. They get that a short walk to school goes a long way in decision-making.
For Carriage Properties, decades of combined luxury real estate experience and unmatched market knowledge are vital when representing potential buyers in the luxury market. Most buyers of a $1 million-plus property see this market as a key component of their real estate portfolio, often one of their many real estate investments.
D.R. Horton is America’s Builder. Since 2002, the company has been named the No. 1 builder in America, based on volume, by Builder Magazine — a feat which no other home builder can come close to topping. Yet, what truly sets them apart is that they are an inventory home builder and primarily sell complete or near complete homes.
Charleston isn’t just a hot tourist destination, it’s a desirable place for people to make their home. An average of 43 people move to Charleston each day. Northerners flock to the South Carolina coast to escape snow and cold winters, taking advantage of a warmer climate plus an average home price that’s lower than many other parts of the country.
It happens every year but it’s no less magical: You step out onto your porch, cup of coffee in hand, and it feels cool outside. You immediately take note of the fact fall is coming. Whether you love sweater weather, football or pumpkin-spiced everything, there are plenty of reasons to get excited about fall in the Lowcountry.