Category Archives: South of Broad

Is the Third Time a Charm for the Sword Gate House?

The allure of the Sword Gate house is real. A massive, magnificent mystery behind a towering brick wall, seen only through hand-wrought iron gates featuring two brawny swords. Who owns it? Only a few are privy – otherwise the rest … Continue reading

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Luxury Home Sales in Historic Charleston are WAY Up (or are they?)

Well, some of the homes in the $960,000+ range in Historic Downtown Charleston might not be considered luxury like the one above. Maybe they are small in a great location, or fixer uppers, or just not up to your own … Continue reading

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Best 2BR Condo South of Broad – 53-B East Bay St for $330,000

Update 7/19 – WOW. Though I predicted there would be a multiple offer situation, and that the property would sell for over asking price (I said $350,000), never would I have guessed that it would sell for almost $100,000 more. … Continue reading

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All about Downtown Charleston’s Neighborhoods – a map, descriptions and more.

I created this Downtown Charleston neighborhood map years ago at the start of my ongoing project to eventually profile every single neighborhood in Downtown Charleston, including photos, videos, recreation, school, shops, restaurants and services. But since many of you ask … Continue reading

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Under contract in 45 days or less? You betcha

Update 12/16 – 18 Elliot sold for above asking at $703,000 and 316 Grove sold for $505,000. ———————————————– In the past few months I have noticed a selection of homes and condos on the Charleston Peninsula come on the market, … Continue reading

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Want to buy a home for $200,000 less than List Price? Here’s how.

  I hear this all the time. I SAY this all the time. “That house is overpriced by $X! They’re crazy if they think they can get that amount for their house!  Well, I never!” But does it really matter? … Continue reading

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Homes with a Water View in Downtown Charleston

You want it all don’t you?  A beautiful home in the middle of an exciting and gracious city, historic details, modern comforts, off-street parking, and the piece-de-la-resistance, a view of the water.  I don’t blame you because I do too. … Continue reading

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The Ideal Charleston Home for Yacht Lovers – 2 Concord St

Update 1/20/2015 – The price dropped to $9,250,000 today. From the original asking price of $17,500,000, to $13,000,000 to $11,000,000 and now under the big TEN-OH. COME AND GET IT! Ever since this building came on the market in 2006 … Continue reading

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