Area Real Estate News Blog

We hope you’ll find our blog to be a great resource of information covering everything and anything about the real estate market and luxury properties. We want to help you understand our Charleston market. Please reach out if you have any questions at all. We’d love to talk with you!

Feb. 17, 2021

Tides IV Luxury Condo for Sale


Convenient to Everything - check out this unique listing - no other floor plan like this one.


Posted in New Listing
April 7, 2020


A remarkable home as this distinctive property offers 3 separate spaces to enjoy:

The main house speaks to those who love character - a 1950's solid construction all brick home with tons of details to delight: glass door knobs and thick doors, solid oak floors, clawed bathtub, Big Chill fridge, and fabulous authentic 1952 Chambers gas stove. The property was completely renovated - gutted and to the studs for the baths and kitchen in 2011-2012 offering now Rinnai gas tankless water heater, new gas logs in the fireplace, TRANE high efficiency HVAC with new ducting, and new electrical - just as a start.

The garage which houses a large living space/closet/full bath upstairs and boasts a large separate laundry facility on the ground level is a little bit more of the modern; it was constructed in 2012 with cement plank siding. There is an outdoor shower when returning from the beach.

The exquisite and lush landscaping was supplemented over the years but started with the 70 year old Camellias that surround the property. Now one finds an oasis of native and medicinal plants, fruit trees, and berry bushes among the dogwoods and towering live oaks. To enjoy this is a finely screened gazebo of 250+ sq. ft. with electric for reading or one can just meditate in the glow of the moon on those beautiful Charleston nights.  READ MORE...

2142 Wappoo Dr


Posted in New Listing
Feb. 19, 2020

Luxury Condo Information

Looking for a more friendly way to search for information about condos?  Check out this site which provides more information on the details: Classic Charleston Condos ... Luxury Condo Rentals are also easy to search on this site.

Posted in condo regime fees
Oct. 18, 2019

Do You Love Loquat Preserves?



Who doesn't love this hard to find scrumptious treat?  Owners of this home have been enjoying it for years along with the spectacular views from this meticulous home found in a secluded neighborhood bordering Charleston National Golf Course in Mt Pleasant, SC. MLS#19028703 = 4172 Victory Pointe Drive

Loquat Jam and 4172 Victory Pointe



Posted in New Listing
June 5, 2019

WestEdge Development

WestEdge Building in Charleston SC22 WestEdge Coming Along

Scheduled for completion in the Fall of 2019 is this 8 story multi-tenant/office building with 155,000 sq. ft of office, research, retail, and restaurant space.This will be one of the tallest buildings on the peninsula and will become a bustle of activity in the near future. Situated nearby to Brittlebank Park, the Joe Riley Stadium, The Bristol and City Marinas, and 4 brand name hotels, the location couldn't be better for avoiding the congestion of the downtown peninsula yet still walkable to the action. This is a location to watch as it grows in the next few years. Great investment opportunities could be had here or for neighboring properties of this promising expansion in Charleston. Publix grocery within the complex is now open.


Posted in Market Updates
May 21, 2019



The Gadsden new condominiums opened their doors in 4Q of 2018 and the sales have been amazing. There are a few resales finally hitting the market from investors or persons who bought preconstruction, but their lives have changed. It is wise to take a look at these well-priced condos because prices in the building have risen significantly.  Condo #309 is considered one of the best deals currently in the building, not just because of the good price, but because of all the extras that were added to make this condo extra-special. Give us a call, we are happy to show you all the available condos in the building so you can decide, but we think you will agree.  Check it out.

Posted in New Listing
March 15, 2019



If you live in The Bristol Luxury Condominiums or at Bee Street Lofts, 
this couldn't be better news!
Now these residents can just walk to shop.
grocery, publix,interior, grand opening, new

Bristol Condos around the corner
Posted in Market Updates
March 12, 2019


Jason Crichton on Match Day Charleston SC   MATCH DAY - MID MARCH - MARCH 15th

Mid-March is when every 4th-year medical student in the U.S. learns where they will spend the next 3-4 years in their residency. This affects the real estate market in a big way when you are living in a city like Charleston with numerous hospitals, and a medical university. Future residents are immediately planning to move and even buy houses. Senior residents who will be graduating from residency in June, entering private practice or Fellowships, will also start their house selling and hunting for their next location. 

Those waiting on the announcement make a mad dash to find a home conceivably within a ten minute commute to the hospital hoping it will appreciate, or at least maintain its value during their residency. We suggest beating the rush by making an offer ahead of Match Day, contingent on the match. We have numerous listings within walking distance to downtown MUSC and Roper Hospitals, give us a call.


Posted in Market Updates
Feb. 24, 2019

Just Listed

Million Dollar Condo for less than a Million

This condo has just been listed. Click here for more details.


TIDES IV 415 1

Posted in New Listing
Aug. 14, 2017

Luxury Condo Regime Fees or POA Fees


Regime fees are condominium association costs typically charged on a monthly basis to the owners of condos that cover budgeted items. Although the terms "HOA" and "condo association fees" are more widely used,  “regime fee” is a common term in southern states, and more specifically here in South Carolina. Every condo property will have a regime fee.

This regime fee often includes building insurance, board insurance, flood insurance, wind & hail insurance, structural maintenance, and upkeep of the common areas inside and out including caring for any amenities owned by the condo complex, interior and exterior pest control for the common areas, as well as garbage pickup. Water and cable are often included, and on occasion gas.

Yikes - this may seem like a large monthly expense, but remember that these fees are factoring in all the costs associated with owning the complex and splitting the cost (usually based on unit size) between all the owners. Actually as a homeowner you probably pay this and more but just don’t see it coming out of your pocket monthly. When it comes time to replace the roof, it may cost the condo owners little or nothing to have it done...the money is oftentimes already there in the Reserve which is also part of this monthly regime fee!  Regime fees may be based on the square footage of each condo or a flat fee. They may include the insurances or not - be sure to ask.

The major upside to purchasing a condo is the easy lock & leave nature of the property along with little attention required by the condo homeowner. We love well-managed condos.