Moving to Charleston

A grand Charleston estate for sale – The Sword Gate House

A grand Charleston estate for sale – The Sword Gate House

On this blog, I try to post properties which I consider to be special, unique or a deal you cannot miss.  You will rarely see mention of something just because I or my company represents it. The Sword Gate House at 32 Legare, a grand Charleston estate for sale, meets the criteria for what I mention to you. This home...

The many and varied neighborhoods of the Charleston Peninsula

Living in Charleston is an experience unlike any other.  Urban but close to nature, historic with all the conveniences of modern living, lively, peaceful and utterly romantic – it’s the best of all worlds.  On this Peninsula we call Charleston, we are surrounded by rivers and live in vastly different neighborhoods.  We eat at fine restaurants and walk to work....

NYC vs Charleston Geography – Long Lost Sisters?

NYC vs Charleston Geography – Long Lost Sisters?

This past Sunday, I was working at the Real Estate Studio when a couple came in to look at what kinds of homes were available in Charleston because they were considering moving here.  She lives in Manhattan, so of course we immediately swapped NYC addresses and stories and bonded over the lack of an H&M here and the joys of...

Charleston Peninsula Home Sellers Finally Get It

Charleston Peninsula Home Sellers Finally Get It

For the past couple years we’ve been watching and waiting as real estate sales plummeted, yet home sellers held firm on their asking prices.  Call it stubbornness, pride or disbelief,  but people weren’t budging.   Well, they are now – whether by force, generosity or pure exhaustion.  If you are in the market for a new home in Charleston, or if you have been eyeing...

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Sounds of the City

Have you ever been to the top of the Empire State Building, or stood on the rooftop of a 5-story walk-up in the East Village, or walked from Downtown to Uptown through all its changing faces?  The cacophony, the constancy, the buses, sirens, the laughter, the street musicians, the rumble of the subways in the belly of the beast.  Vibrant. ...

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Let’s Start at the Very Beginning (it’s a very good place to start)

7 states, 3 countries and 12 moves since high school alone.   Always looking for the next perfect place and never quite satisfied.   I’ve tried it all – from small town solace to big city glamour and everything in between, and while I loved each and every one, nothing felt like Home.   So in 2005, after spending half a dazzling decade...

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