Insights Stay up to date with the latest in market trends and the best of Charleston living.

Market Insights

Charleston Real Estate Continues to Expand

Charleston experienced increasing development and property appreciation in 2016 as companies continued to relocate here, baby boomers continued to retire here, and new residents from across the country chose to adopt Charleston as their new home. With an estimated 45 people moving to the region each day, we’re paying close attention to real estate trends in Charleston’s submarkets. Read More

Hot Properties

Hot Properties: Jordy’s Picks

The Daniel Island real estate market is hot, and properties don’t stay on the market for long. Here’s Sales Associate Jordy Schaffner’s perspective on five properties that he recommends taking a look at soon if you’re in the market for purchasing a home in this award-winning coastal community. All properties were listed for sale as of 11/29/16. Read More

Charleston Flavor

Charleston Among the Nation’s Most Livable Cities

Charleston’s diverse economy and high population growth has helped it earn a spot on a list of “America’s Best Cities To Live,” published in October by 24/7 Wall St., a Northeastern financial news website. At number 33 on the list, Charleston was the only South Carolina city included in this year’s annual round-up. According to Read More

News, Tips + Trends

The Growth and Future of Downtown Charleston

Charleston is technically a peninsula, surrounded by the Cooper River and the Ashley River. As such, there is a finite area of land for development. During the past 15 years, as Charleston’s growth has escalated, development has moved toward the north section of the peninsula. Read further for details about the growth of development on the Charleston peninsula, including some exciting new commercial and residential districts that are taking shape. Read More

Charleston Flavor

Fall Events in Charleston

Happy Fall! When it comes to events and special activities, this is one of the busiest times of year in the Charleston. If you’re looking for reasons to visit the Lowcountry – or reasons to get out and enjoy everything our area has to offer – check out this list of our favorite fall events in Charleston: Read More

Charleston Flavor

Video: Discover the Joys of Living in Mt. Pleasant

For years, Mount Pleasant was best known as the neighboring town just north of historic downtown Charleston, accessible only over the iconic Cooper River and Ravenel bridges. Charlestonians would move from their downtown homes to country homes along the waterways of Mount Pleasant each summer to take advantage of the cooler breezes. Today, Mount Pleasant Read More

Hot Properties

New Waterfront Homesites Offered on Daniel Island

If you’ve had your eye on coastal property in Charleston, you’ll want to pay attention to the newest offering in Daniel Island Park. Pricing and site information is now available for new homesites in Nobel’s Point, one of the most sought-after settings on Daniel Island. Tucked away privately between the 13th fairway of the Ralston Read More

Market Update

Charleston Coast Home to Growing Sea Turtle Population

If you’ve ever visited a Lowcountry beach in the summer, chances are you’ve spotted some of the flagged sea turtle nests scattered along the edge of the dunes. Marked with florescent tape and signs warning humans to stay away, the nests each contain as many as a hundred or more sea turtle eggs which are Read More

Charleston Flavor

Charleston Named World’s Top City

Just when you think Charleston couldn’t possibly get higher praise for being fabulous, Travel + Leisure Magazine publishes its annual list of top places to visit and announces Charleston as the #1 City in the World. This is quite an honor, although not entirely surprising to those of us who call the Lowcountry home. Many Read More