Helpful Links – Buyers

While purchasing a home, you'll want to pick the best team available to get you to the closing.
Below are some recommendations of strong team players.
Also listed is information you'll need after closing to optimize your home ownership.

Alcova Mortgage

Jim Duffy, Branch Partner
201 Sigma Drive Ste 300
Summerville, SC


Phone: (843) 735-0865

Jim Duffy has that rare combination of empathetic communication and technical expertise. He offers buyers a deep respect for their specific circumstances supported by solid product knowledge, ensuring their home buying transaction goes smoothly. Jim has guided many clients through the mortgage process including first time home buyers, rural families, active and retired military, primary and secondary home buyers, builders, investors and refinance.

Guaranteed Rate

Hunter Jackson, VP of Mortgage Lending / Branch Manager
110 W Doty Avenue, Office #3
Summerville, SC


Phone: (803) 609-5214

A third generation, lifelong South Carolinian, Hunter has worked in the Real Estate and Finance Industry for nearly 15 years. With over a decade of experience in Mortgage, Real Estate, and New Construction, Hunter is your go to person! Hunter joined Guaranteed Rate in order to bridge that gap between an outstanding place to call home…and a frustrating process. Adding his 15 years of experience while, being an expert on Summerville, He is excited to show everyone what a local expert and a national mortgage powerhouse teamed together can do!

Swamp Fox Agency 

Danielle Butler
1122 Pinopolis Rd,
Moncks Corner, SC
Phone: 843-203-5463


Founded in 1987, we provide reliable and affordable coverage with more than 100 years of combined experience. Auto, Home, Life, Business, and much more.

Ameriprise Auto & Home Insurance

Phone: 888-239-9953


Protect what matters most.  Home, auto and umbrella insurance for your life.

Butler & College LLC

Andrew College

1055 North Main Street
Summerville, SC 29483
Phone: 843-851-7333


Butler & College LLC is a Charleston area law firm that offers legal representation in the areas of real estate and estate planning with an emphasis on providing excellent client service.

Weeks & Irvine, LLC

Mark Weeks

810 North Main Street
Summerville, SC 29483
Phone: 843-553-9800


At Weeks & Irvine we have just one goal: to remain the go-to law firm for existing and potential real estate clients in South Carolina.

ACE Preferred Inspections

Charleston & Summerville areas

Phone: 843-849-0455


ACE Preferred Inspections is dedicated to delivering "peace of mind" by providing the information you need to make an informed sale or purchase decision. 

Charleston Home Team Inspections

Roger Goodman
Charleston & Summerville areas

Phone: 843-695-9490


We make every inspection a team effort. Each member of our team is an expert in his or her field, so you can count on HomeTeam’s systematic approach to provide the most detailed, comprehensive, and reliable reports possible.

Stark Exterminators

701 North Cedar Street
Summerville, SC


Phone: 843-873-3581


Starks integrated pest management services cover both preventive pest control and extermination, ensuring you a pest-free home as well as the peace of mind that comes with it.

Palmetto Exterminators

720 North Gum Street
Summerville, SC


Phone: 843-873-7997


A family-owned and operated business, Palmetto has been protecting people’s health, their property and the environment for more than 55 years.

First American Home Warranty 

Summerville, SC
Phone: 888-875-0533


Breakdowns in the home are unavoidable. With plans for every home and budget, First American can help protect you from expensive repairs on home systems and appliances.

American Home Shield 

Summerville, SC
Phone: 888-429-8247


American Home Shield has provided affordable protection against inevitable home system component and appliance breakdowns for over 40 years. Our network of independent home service professionals is the largest in the nation.

Old Republic Home Protection

Summerville, SC
Phone: 800-445-6999


Old Republic Home Protection's Home Warranty Plan offers Plan Holders comprehensive protection against the high cost of repair or replacement of their home's major systems and appliances.


Summerville Water Department

135 West Richardson
Summerville, SC
Phone: 888-871-0810

Summerville Water Department Website

Dorchester County Water & Sewer

235 Deming Way
Summerville, SC
Phone:  843-832-0075
Dorchester County Water & Sewer Website

Berkeley County Water & Sanitation

212 Oakley Plantation Drive
Moncks Corner, SC
Phone:  843-572-4400

Berkeley County Water Website


Dominion Energy

108 North Cedar St
Summerville, SC
Phone:  800-251-7234

Dominion Energy website

Berkeley Electric Coop

551 Rembert C Dennis Blvd
Moncks Corner, SC
Phone:  843-761-8200

Berkeley Electric Coop Website

Internet Options

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Local Internet Provicers

Online Change of Address

Change of Address

United States Post Office - Oakbrook Area

10070 Dorchester Road
Corner of Dorchester and Old Trolley
Summerville, SC

USPS Dorchester Road

United States Post Office - Downtown Summerville

301 North Gum Street
Corner of North Gum and East 2nd South Street
Summerville, SC

USPS Downtown Summerville

Online Voter Registration

Get Registered to Vote

To receive a discount on your property taxes for your primary residence, you'll need to complete the 4% Legal Residence Application for your county.

Online Change of Address for Drivers License

Online Change of Address
If you already have a SC Drivers license and just want to change the address

Department of Motor Vehicles 

135 Wimberly Drive
Ladson, SC
Phone:  843-572-7854


5315 E Jim Bilton Blvd
St George, SC
Phone:  843-563-6130


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