5 Signs That Market in Recovery

As Realtors, we see many signs that we are in a housing recovery that should be sustainable for buyers and sellers for years to come. The top five (5) signs we see are: 1) Asking Price and Rental Rates increased 5% year-over-year vs. double-digit declines in previous years. 2) Mortgage Rules have been revamped. Government… Read More

Charleston #1 in World

Have you heard? Charleston is ranked world’s top tourist destination by readers of Conde Nast Traveler. No wonder we love living here and you would too! Charleston offers its residents so much in diversity, culture, history, sports, architecture….and let’s not overlook the attraction for foodies.  Top tourist cities in the world were ranked #1) CHARLESTON,… Read More

SC Among Most Tax-Friendly States for Retirees

Kiplinger magazine has listed South Carolina among the 10 most tax-friendly states for retirees in its September issue. “The state does not tax Social Security benefits and provides a generous retirement-income deduction when calculating state income tax. State income tax rates are reasonable, and property taxes are very low. Taxes are based on 4% of… Read More

Rent or Buy?

Are you renting because you think you can’t afford to buy or that you won’t qualify for a home loan? Don’t assume you can’t be a homeowner in today’s market. Mortgage rates continue to be at historic lows, which is a critical factor in your home buying endeavor. Low mortgage rate = lower monthly payment! It… Read More

Looking for Your Charleston Dream Home?

As of 8/25/2012, there is a total of 5,889 residential properties on the Charleston Tri-County Multiple Listing Service (MLS); the lowest inventory we have seen since 2006 and decreasing each month. At some point in the not-too-distant future, I feel we will be back in a reverse scenario where demand exceeds supply. We know for… Read More

Fabulous Johns Island Waterfront Home!

Looking for waterfront, views, sunsets, quality construction with design flair plus location, location, location? This is the home for you! Tucked back on its own peninsula shaped lot in the popular Gift Plantation neighborhood, this home will offer you privacy and/or partying pleasure, whichever you desire at the moment. Family and friends may want to… Read More

A Reminder from Sammi

Just a friendly reminder that I’m here for you and ready to help with your real estate needs in our beautiful Charleston, SC tri-county area. Let’s get started working together and accomplish your real estate goal. Real estate is my business. Helping sellers and buyers is my passion!