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January 15, 2019

Hutchinson Square – History and Renovations Update

If you’ve driven through downtown Summerville in the last six months, you’ve probably seen that Hutchinson Square is under a major renovation.  The vision for the renovation started several years ago and the final phase is set to open next month, making the renovation complete.  I thought it might be […]
January 11, 2019

Camellias Walks at Middleton Plantation

Camellias are one way the Lord blesses us in the winter I’m convinced.  When it’s cold, they start blooming and give us flowers when almost all else is dormant.  On my way out to Holly Hill to show a home, I drove past this beauty!  I couldn’t help but stop, […]
January 8, 2019

Deliciously Southern – Baker’s Garden BBQ Kitchen

  Several people suggested I try Baker’s Garden BBQ Kitchen on Central Avenue here in Summerville.  I finally got out there between Christmas and New Years and honestly, totally fell in love with the place and the people.   It has a very southern, authentic vibe.  Kay, the owner, was […]
January 6, 2019

Cheat Sheet of Real Estate Terms

Whether you are an aspiring realtor or someone about to do a real estate transaction, understanding real estate lingo can make it a lot easier. Here are some important real estate terms with their meanings for an easy cheat sheet.  Mortgage – The most popular term in real estate industry, it refers to the […]
December 31, 2018

How to be a Good Neighbor

Are you planning to buy a new home in the near future?  Not sure about how to meet your neighbors?  Or if they’ll be friendly? Summerville has maintained its small-town identity despite experiencing tremendous growth in the last few decades and hopefully you’ll love your neighborhood, but here are some ideas to […]
December 28, 2018

Giving Back through our Local Charities

Giving back through our local charities.  It always feels good to contribute something of value to the society you live in.  If you live in Summerville, you have ample opportunities to do some good for others by involving yourself with a few local charities. It is not necessary to donate money. There […]
December 20, 2018

Everything Chic (ETC) – A Chic Local Shop!

Everything Chic is a locally owned shop with everything from candles, antiques, jewelry, tea towels, and just really cute things. It’s a great place to find a unique gift for someone, or a “self-gift” as I heard Sophie refer to it.
November 14, 2018

Selling Your Home for Top Dollar

Wanting or needing to sell your home? If yes, then you must have realized that it is not a cakewalk even if you are living in a seller’s market.  While there are many things to negotiate during a home sale, the sales price is usually the most important to the […]
November 9, 2018

Resale vs. New Construction: Which is better for you?

Congratulations to you if you have decided to buy a home for your family. Are you going to buy an older, existing home or you feel tempted by new construction? Resale vs new construction. This is a dilemma faced by many home buyers and they find themselves torn apart as […]