Just Another January Day in Charleston

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 two others from Coastal Expeditions and paddled our way out to Crab Bank in the middle of Charleston Harbor.  Crab...

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

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 and I furiously took notes.  Then the second half we visited 54 Tradd St and the Heyward-Washington House.  Skip to...

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 be testing out the first iteration of this program, with more to come.  The Master Preservationist Program was established, in...

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

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.

RealtyTrac – It just ain’t right

RealtyTrac – It just ain’t right

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

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.

Why it’s hard not to PLUMP up in Charleston

Why are we gettin' fat and happy in Charleston? There are three reasons...