Monthly Archives: August 2011

Having a Sunday Funday in Charleston – Nothing Could be Finer

All work and no play makes Kristin a very dull woman.  Thus, this past beautiful, clear, no precipitation in sight Sunday afternoon, my husband and I decided on the spur of the moment that a Charleston Sunday Funday was in … Continue reading

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What is the Job Market Like in Charleston?

People who are considering moving to the Charleston area ask me this question all the time.  Can I get a job here?  Will I make less money than I am making now? The answers to those questions are yes, and … Continue reading

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Why the Wall Street Journal and Zillow are Dead Wrong about Charleston

An article in the Wall Street Journal came out recently entitled Linkage in Income, Home Prices Shift, outlining the correlation between home prices and annual incomes in partnership with Zillow.  They determined which real estate markets were currently undervalued and … Continue reading

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Love at First Slurp – from The Local Palate

Recently, I was asked to be a guest blogger for a new glossy magazine (with companion blog) launching soon called the The Local Palate, covering the food culture of Charleston.  My topic of choice?  Boiled Peanuts. So just for fun, … Continue reading

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52 Ashe St is the Best renovated house under $400,000 South of the Crosstown

I say this with confidence because I had the opportunity to see it the other day.  52 Ashe is by far the best renovated house south of the Crosstown under $400,000.  Everything else is either locationally, structurally or cosmetically challenged. … Continue reading

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Update on Charleston’s Foreclosure Market

Tuesday I attended the Charleston Trident Association of Realtors Mid-Year Market Update to get a sense of how the economy and real estate market are doing from the expert standpoint.  While we had three different speakers, the information that most … Continue reading

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A Lowcountry Palette

This morning, as I walked along the Battery, I met with a unique confluence of events that turns our waters a soft milky gray/blue, one of the beautiful colors of our Lowcountry palette.  When you have a cloudy sky, very little wind, … Continue reading

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