Monthly Archives: January 2011

Just Another January Day in Charleston

Since the high was in the mid-60s the past weekend, we jumped at the opportunity to get out on the water and enjoy a spectacular blue day.  My husband, his brother and I hauled my kayak to Shem Creek, rented … Continue reading

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Master Preservationist Program-Day One. Charting Charleston’s Past

In our first day of the Master Preservationist Program we spent our classroom session taking a look at Charleston’s maps since 1685.  As I am very much a map person, my eyes were glued to the screen with rapt attention … Continue reading

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Master Preservationist Program – What We’ll Be Learning

If you read my monthly newsletter, you know that I am thrilled to have been invited to be part of the Preservation Society of Charleston’s Master Preservationist Pilot Program.  Together with 19 other people from all walks of life, I’ll … Continue reading

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Proof the Real Estate Market is Local (er…Hyperlocal) – Longborough Screams into 2011

The Longborough neighborhood on the Charleston Peninsula is scorching hot – proof that all real estate is hyper local. Continue reading

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RealtyTrac – It just ain’t right

Why RealtyTrac is wrong and what you can do about it in Charleston, SC Continue reading

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Is this the real reason foreclosures have slowed down?

If you read my blog regularly, you know I have commented that there haven’t been as many foreclosures in Charleston (or even homes in pre-foreclosure) in the past three-six months as there were the prior six months.  I’ve speculated about … Continue reading

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Why Waiting for a Price Decrease Could Cost You the Big Bucks $$$

Lorcan Lucey, one of my favorite mortgage brokers in Charleston sends out a monthly rate update newsletter. His most recent one tells a tale about why waiting for a price decrease on a house you love could cost you the big bucks over the long run. Continue reading

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Why it’s hard not to PLUMP up in Charleston

Why are we gettin’ fat and happy in Charleston? There are three reasons… Continue reading

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