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The Beaufort, SC real estate market continued to gain steam during the first half of 2016, according to stats provided by the Beaufort County Association of Realtors. Median prices were up 13.2 percent, to $197,000, from 2015. Through June 2016, new listings were up 45 percent, to 5 percent, as g...
07/26/2016
Ever wonder where your home town real estate prices in comparison with others? I did, so I did  some research regarding where Beaufort median sales price when compared to U.S. and South Carolina figures?   In April, Beaufort had a median sales price of $212,500, slightly above the national media...
07/24/2016
2019 Stone Marten Drive, in Beautiful BEAUFORT, SCThis may be one of the great in-town waterfront opportunities in Beaufort, SC. This homesite, offered at $54,900,  has excellent potential for a short dock, and possibly a floating pierhead, which is unheard of for a homesite in this price range.*...
07/21/2016
I've been waiting patiently these last few months for a local surveyor to get out to a beautiful waterfront listing of mine, so we can confirm once and for all if this property is true deep water, or just very, very excellent tidal creek.In the Beaufort MLS, a  creek or river must be 3 feet at lo...
07/20/2016
I previewed a spectacular property the other day for a client -- 50-plus acres between the Morgan River and Lucy Creek, two of Beaufort's myriad waterways.Located on the property is a circa 1980s brick home. Not a tear down, by any means, but a little lackluster. This is the Lowcountry, after all...
07/17/2016
STAT OF THE WEEK -- In my never-ending--  and often frustrating -- efforts to drive traffic to my website,  I posted some current real estate stats from the Beaufort market on my website, www.keithstrawn.com.Look for the "stat of the week." Interesting the difference between "sold" and "active" h...
07/05/2016
www.explorebeaufortrealestate.comBeaufort's land market  sent contradictory signals in the first quarter, as sales were up while values dipped. Sales were up in the first quarter of  2016, year over year from 2015. However, values dipped about 8 percent during this same time period, according to ...
06/19/2016
Beaufort's residential market had a strong first quarter, according to statistics gleaned from the Beaufort Multiple Listing Service. Through March 31, 2016, 508 home sales were notched in Beaufort, an increase of about 12 percent from the same time period in 2015, when 447 homes were sold.Home v...
05/29/2016
If you are a horse enthusiast who also loves the beach, we may have just the property for you.Located on Coffin Point's famed Avenue of Oaks, this 3-acre home offers 2 pastures, plus a 4-stall stable with a tack room and separate storage areas for grain and hay.And, on top of all this, you are ri...
05/19/2016
You know the property you didn't offer on because you didn't want to insult the seller with an aggressive offer?Well, you should have offered on it. What's the worst thing that could have happened? The worst possible scenario would be.....a "no." Okay, maybe the worst scenario would have been a "...
05/06/2016
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