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Real Estate Company offers INCENTIVE to agents/brokers?? - 10/31/08 04:07 PM
I would be interested in gaining feedback from my AR community on incentive programs offered to agents/brokers when recruiting additional agents to the office. Currently, I have a program for my 95/5 (full) agents when recruiting another 95/5 (full) agent. I provide them $500 immediately and then place their name in a drawing for $2500 at our annual Holiday Party. I would like to hear some ideas for the agents that recruit for me that are on splits, such as 70/30 or 80/20? What if they recruit someone that comes in on a 70/30 or 80/20 and not 95/5, how can (2 comments)
Common Ground, 102 West Street Extension (off of Bay Street), Beaufort South Carolina 843-524-BEAN Old Towne Coffee Haus, Port Royal South Carolina, 843-379-2332, Berry Island, NewPoint Corners, Lady's Island South Carolina, 843-524-8779, serving Green Mountain Coffee (1 comments)
15 Brickman Way, Beaufort South Carolina, Lady's Island - 10/30/08 01:33 PM
Great split floor plan w/ cath ceilings and tons of lite. Laundry room w/ access from kitchen and garage. Fireplace, ceiling fans in every room, freshly painted, garage has space for a work bench. Big back patio looking out on large, private, fully fenced back yard w/ tree fort and pool, a kids dream. Priced at $239,900.
For a complete list of all available properties, visit RE/MAX Sea Island Realty at www.BeaufortSeaIslandRealEstate.com.
Photo curtosy of Arts Council of Beaufort Co. The Arts Council of Beaufort County will be presenting a Global Street Art Festival at Beaufort Town Center. There will be street painters, performers puppeters, local art and music. Streetpainters will begin at 8am, the rest of the festivities will start at 10am. The festival will end at 5:00 p.m. EST. Special Guests include Chalk artist Lee Jones, Jef the Mime, The Great Fettucini (juggler). And Yostie (puppeter). Beaufort South Carolina has a wonderful Art Community. We hope you can join us for Chalk Festival this weekend! (0 comments)
Beaufort South Carolina Association of Realtors, RPAC Oyster Roast - 10/29/08 04:33 PM
Beaufort Association of Realtors hosted an Oyster Roast to benefit RPAC (Realtors Political Action Committee). The event was held at Pinckney Retreat, which is a wonderful waterfront neighborhood in the Beaufort area. The event was well attended, with music being provided by country music writer and singer Brannan Logan!
Brannan Logan and Chris Skrip (no, Chris is not singing - WHEW!)
This picture was taken when the Oysters were just coming out of the steamer - the pile of shells get much larger by the end of the evening.
Diana Earnst of RE/MAX Sea Island Realty enjoying some (0 comments)
Beaufort South Carolina Trick or Treat - 10/29/08 03:03 PM
Each year, members of Main Street Beaufort participate in the historic downtown Beaufort Trick or Treat Night. The event was well attended with some of the best costumes ever...wait till you see these cute kids!! RE/MAX Sea Island Realty remained open and handed out HUGE amounts of candy to the Trick or Treaters.
Yummy variety of candy for the Trick or Treaters!
Standing in Line at one of the local business on Bay Street in Beaufort - well worth the wait for tons of candy!
Is that a Power Ranger or a Transformer? I am not up-to-date on (3 comments)
100 Days to Greatness, Brian Buffini - 10/14/08 03:42 PM
Tomorrow morning at 7:00 a.m. EST, I watch my final day of Brian Buffini's 100 Days to Greatness on RE/MAX Satellite Network (RSN). The interesting thing about this is: "I don't sell real estate. I am a non-competing owner Realtor." I wanted to go through the course to make sure that it was something I wanted to promote to my agents. Well, it exceeded my expectations! 100 Days to Greatness shows a new agent or an experienced agent how to work their real estate business by referral. While the internet and blogging is very important, agents have a tendancy to forget (4 comments)
Bluff Farm on Ladys Island near Beaufort South Carolina - 10/10/08 01:57 PM
Checking in on the Bluff Farm neighborhood on Ladys Island near Beaufort South Carolina, there are 5 active listings with the lowest being priced at $235,000 and the highest at $398,000. This makes the median home price in Bluff Farm, $289,900 with 206 Days on the Market.
Unfortunately, there have been no homes sold in Bluff Farm for the year of 2008. I am trying to determine why homes are not selling in Bluff Farm. The price per square foot ranges from $120.67 to $165.83. All available homes were built between the years of 1984 and 1986, so certainly some updating may (0 comments)
Checking on the SOLDS for Telfair/Rosewalk this week, we are at 26 for the year of 2008 with the median selling price coming in at $211,500 with 166 Days on the Market. There are several rental homes available in Telfair/Rosewalk, so if you are seeing lots of For Sale signs, many are for rentals and not actually being SOLD. If you are looking for the Telfair Realtor, give Chris Skrip, Broker-in-Charge at RE/MAX Sea Island Realty a call at 843-252-4218 or visit him on the web at www.ChrisSkrip.com. (0 comments)
The Chris Skrip Team Wins 3rd Quarter - 10/10/08 09:48 AM
The Chris Skrip Team at RE/MAX Sea Island Realty won the the 3rd quarter sales initiative for teams in the office. The prize for winning is free MLS dues for Beaufort MLS for he and his team members. Congratulations Chris Skrip Team on your accomplishment!
Photo of Chris Skrip, Broker-in-Charge, RE/MAX Sea Island Realty, Beaufort South Carolina. (0 comments)
Mary McClaskey WINS 3rd Quarter!! - 10/09/08 02:25 PM
Mary McClaskey of RE/MAX Sea Island Realty won the 3rd quarter of 2008 parking spot at the office. She had over $66,000 in commissions for the 3rd quarter of 2008. Mary will enjoy the free parking space in the back of the office for October, November and December. The RE/MAX Sea Island Realty office is located in historic downtown Beaufort, which has mostly monthly or metered parking, so a free parking space is a great WIN around here!! Congratulations, Mary McClaskey for a GREAT quarter!!
Maria Skrip, Realtor and Mary McClaskey Broker Associate at RE/MAX Sea Island Realty at a (1 comments)
Real Estate Update on Royal Pines Beaufort South Carolina - 10/09/08 12:15 PM
Attached are the weekly statistics for Royal Pines on Ladys Island near Beaufort South Carolina. I removed the Eagle Trace, even numbers on Marsh Drive, etc that are not actually Royal Pines proper. Here are our active listings:
There have been 24 homes sold in Royal Pines in the year of 2008. The lowest priced sold was $202,000 and the highest priced at $327,000. This makes the price per square foot low price at $108.33 per square foot and the highest at 166.45 per square foot. Royal Pines is a wonderful neighborhood located on Lady's Island near Beaufort South Carolina. (0 comments)
Businesses, Link your Blog to Social Networks - 10/08/08 04:26 PM
I can not tell you how excited I was to receive a call from The Beaufort Gazette, our local newspaper in Beaufort South Carolina. They called me because the journalist found me through Twitter and my ActiveRain blogging! Of course, I am always excited to talk about blogging and anything related to real estate. You see, I am one of those people that actually love what I do and LOVE real estate even in a down market. I just can't help myself!! Well...much to my surprise, I received a call from one of my Realtors, Mike Ray, who is my resident Beaufort (2 comments)
Shrimp Festival time Beaufort South Carolina! - 10/06/08 05:15 PM
This past weekend was Shrimp Festival in Beaufort South Carolina. If you did not make it this year, it is held annually each October in Beaufort's Waterfront Park.
Shrimp Boats sit off on the water of The Beaufort River while people stroll through Waterfront Park at Shrimp Festival.
Charlie, Owner of Berry Islandon Lady's Island prepares for the rush of visitors to his booth at Shrimp Festival in Waterfront Park.
There is always enough time for a little hug from daddy. Pictured are Mike Sackman, Broker Associate at RE/MAX Sea Island Realty and his son Conner - isn't (2 comments)
5K Race for Shrimp Festival - and a Popcorn Race - 10/06/08 04:51 PM
On Saturday morning, October 4th, runners met at the starting line for a 5K run for the Beaufort South Carolina Shrimp Festival. Participating from RE/MAX Sea Island Realty is Gretchen Krapf of The Chris Skrip Team and some of her friends. We are very happy to say that Gretchen finished the race in good shape and with a smile on her face.
Gretchen Krapf and Susan Markham at the finish line of the run at Beaufort's Shrimp Festival.
This is a photo of The Popcorn Run, which is the 1K run for the children - so cute!! RE/MAX Sea Island Realty's (0 comments)
Beaufort South Carolina Real Estate Mix and Mingle at RE/MAX Sea Island Realty - 10/06/08 04:16 PM
Our first RE/MAX Sea Island Realty Mix and Mingle was held Thursday evening the 2nd of October at the office from 5:00-7:30 (but, of course it ran longer). The event will be held the first Thursday of each month. It is our way to give back to our community businesses and past/future clients and supporters.
Kathy Jello, owner of Homes and Land at the Mix and Mingle.
Chris Skrip and Gretchen Krapf of The Skrip Team at RE/MAX Sea Island Realty
Patrick Reber and Cindy Young - everybody needs a hug and kiss from a happy client. Derek (0 comments)
10 Lady's Island Drive, 1-C Tabby Oaks, Beaufort South Carolina - 10/06/08 10:51 AM
Location at its best! Within minutes of downtown, Historic District, Lady's Island boat ramp, stores, pharmacies and restaurants. Minutes from Naval Hospital ,Parris Island and Marine Corps Air Station. Living room carpet new in 2005, water heater new in August 2006, new roof on bldg in 2005. Good investment, solid rental history.
2201 Boundary Street, Beaufort South Carolina - 10/06/08 10:44 AM
Location at its best; center of town second floor unit right off the elevator. Fabulous marsh/tidal creek view off of large balcony. New,ample parking,new paint ,carpeting and tile. This unit offers two kitchens. FOR RENT @ $900 PER MONTH. ZONED BOTH COMMERCIAL/RESIDENTIAL.
5956 Pleasant Farm Drive, Beaufort South Carolina - 10/06/08 09:54 AM
Well established community on shores of Broad River. Community swimming pool. House has it's own pool and hot tub, nice decking around, beautifully landscaped yard. Very large living room with wood floors, fireplace, open beam celings. lovely meditation room and glassed in Carolina Room with heating and cooling, bookshelves lining the walls. Many mature palms,trees, irrigation system on a well. Home is spacious,excellently maintained and sunny. Recent APPRAISAL on File for $242k. SECURITY SYSTEM installed MAY 2008 & new water heater in Oct. 2008. Small workshop off garage. Sip your morning coffee and read your papers on deck by the hot (1 comments)
27 Marsh Drive, Beaufort South Carolina - 10/06/08 09:42 AM
You can get excited about this home!!!HOME SHOWS EXCELLENT OVERALL CONDITION AND IS VERY FUNCTIONAL* MANY APPEALING ARCHITECTURAL FEATURES*SITUATED IN A POPULAR NEIGHBORGOOD DEVELOPED AROUND TWO 18 HOLE GOLF COURSES*LIVING ROOM ,MASTER BDRM AND KITCHEN DINING AREA HATHE LOCATION IS CONVENIENT TO SCHOOLS(Coosa Elementary), SHOPPING AND EMPLOYMENT CENTERS WHICH ARE ALL WITHIN 10 TO 15 MINUTES AWAY. GARAGE IS EVERY MAN'S DREAM. HOUSE IS LISTED FOR 40K UNDER FORMAL APPRAISAL (CURRENT, ON FILE).$2,500 bonus to selling agent on accepted contract w/BIC's approval.VE VAULTED CEILINGS. ALL OTHER CELINGS ARE NINE FEET*INSULATED WINDOWS AND DOORS*
Have you ever visited OneShare.com for one share of Stock? - 10/02/08 03:04 PM
One of our Realtors, Mike Ray, found the cutest website called OneShare.com! He was looking for a gift for a newborn and wanted to come up with something creative. You can access this website and order 1 share of stock from many different companies including Disney, Harley Davidson, Yahoo, etc. You can buy the stock, pick the frame, choose the matting, and customize it with an engraved message on the frame! I don't know about you, but I am always looking for great gift ideas and this is one of the best that I have heard lately! I just had to (5 comments)
Beaufort SC Real Estate, Mix and Mingle, TONIGHT! - 10/02/08 10:32 AM
RE/MAX Sea Island Realty hosts their first monthly mix and mingle tonight 10/2/08. This will be a monthly event to promote Beaufort South Carolina Real Estate and the RE/MAX Realtors and Brokers. The event will be held at the office at 314 Charles Street, Beaufort SC 29902. If you are a past or a future client of RE/MAX Sea Island Realty or any RE/MAX office throughout the world, we would love to have you attend! The Mix and Mingle will be held from 5:00-7:30 p.m. EST. If you have any questions, please give us a call at 843-525-0020. We hope to (0 comments)
Beaufort South Carolina International Chalk Festival - 10/01/08 02:02 PM
Beaufort South Carolina's, Beaufort County Arts Council will be having an International Chalk Festival on Saturday, November 1st, 2008. The festival starts at 10:00 a.m. and will run until around 5:00 p.m.; however the street painters can start at 8:00 a.m. Lee Jones, who is a professional chalk artist, will be featured at the festival. Awards will be provided in several categories. The Last Waltz will be providing music for the event. They are from Atlanta Georgia and play lots of Bob Dylan style music. We hope that you can join us for Beaufort International Chalk Festival!
Photo credit: Beaufort (0 comments)
RE/MAX Sea Island Realty welcomes Mike Sackman! - 10/01/08 11:14 AM
Mike Sackman just became the newest member of RE/MAX Sea Island Realty in historic Beaufort South Carolina. Mike is moving over from Realty Executives to RE/MAX Sea Island Realty today 10/1/08. Mike was first licensed in 2004 and is joining as a Broker Associate. Mike has enjoyed a booming real estate career in the Beaufort South Carolina area for the past 4 years. Mike retired from the U.S. Navy in 2004 after serving 22 years as a Senior Chief (E8) and Master Diver. Also, Mike is a licensed Coast Guard Captain. You just can't beat the fishing trips to the Gulf Stream on Mike's boat!!! Welcome, (0 comments)
RE/MAX Sea Island Realty welcomes Z Prather! - 10/01/08 10:55 AM
Z Prather just became the newest agent to join the RE/MAX Sea Island Realty team in Beaufort South Carolina. Z was first licensed in 1986 and will be moving over from Weichert Realtors, APEX Realty to RE/MAX Sea Island Realty today 10/1/08. Z's real name is Zofia and she is of Polish decent. She speaks 3 languages; English, Polish, and Russian. Z worked for RE/MAX Sea Island Realty earlier in her real estate career, so it was a logical choice for Z when she decided to work her real estate business full-time again. We are all so excited about having such (0 comments)
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