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May 22, 2019

Nexton Update

Brent Gibadlo of Newland Communities, and the VP/General Manager of Nexton, presented a Nexton Area Update this morning at the Chamber’s Monthly Morning Power Hour. The Vision Nexton is a 1500 acre mixed-use development project in Summerville with easy access to I-26. They just celebrated the 10 year anniversary of […]
May 9, 2019

Eva’s on Main – New Owners, Same Southern Hospitality

“We have big shoes to fill” she said with a warm smile.  I met with Whitney Easler on a Wednesday morning that was much like most mornings around Eva’s on Main.  There was a bustle of wait staff, plates of food, and people.   Tables held a variety of patrons young […]
April 29, 2019

7 Tips for Improving Curb Appeal

Like the cover of a book, the exterior of your home is the first opportunity you have to pique a buyer’s interest. These are a few simple and inexpensive ways to help your home make a better first impression with easy curb appeal upgrades. Get To Grooming A well-groomed yard […]
April 17, 2019

Home Buying Myths – Debunked

Do you believe home purchase is out of your reach?  Do you feel overwhelmed just thinking about it?  Don’t let these home buying myths overwhelm you.  They’re not even true! Let’s demystify some of the most common myths about purchasing. Myth #1:  My Credit Score Isn’t Perfect Fact:  As of […]
April 13, 2019

Will the Next Recession Cause Housing Values to Crash?

Will the Next Recession Cause Housing Values to Crash?  Some are talking of a recession and the anxiety level may raise for many homeowners and even home buyers.  The market crash of 2008 is still fairly fresh in our minds.  Realtor.com last week released a survey of active buyers who […]
April 10, 2019

131 South Main St Renovations – finally complete!

131 South Main St:  Renovations Complete! As some of you may have seen, the renovations on our home have been pretty stagnant for the last year.  Thankfully, we didn’t run out of money nor did my husband die.  We got sidetracked. Here’s the quick story of our renovations at 131 South […]
March 26, 2019

St Paul’s Tea Room – An Annual Tradition

It’s that time of year when the flowers bloom, the Flowertown Festival is close and St Paul’s Tea Room is the go to place for lunch for two weeks.  If you’ve never been, it’s delightful.  That’s the best word I can use to describe it.  They have live music playing, […]
March 20, 2019
Middleton Camellia Walk

Middleton Camellia Walk – a Photo Gallery

Below are some photos from the Camellia Walk at Middleton Plantation.  I went with my mom and husband so you’ll see us in the pictures too.  I wish I was a professional photographer so I could better share the beauty of Middleton with you, but this, along with my recommendation […]
March 1, 2019

Do I REALLY need to worry about termites in Summerville?

The quick answer is yes.  Let’s dig into why. Termites are attracted to warm climates and moisture, two things that are common in South Carolina.  There are actually Termite Infestation Probability Zones (TIP Zones) and South Carolina is located in TIP Zone #1 indicating a very high potential for termites […]