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If you've seen the Oscar-nominated films  The Big Chill and The Great Santini, then you've already paid a cinematic visit to 1 Laurens St, Beaufort's most recognizable home. 1 Laurens  St, dubbed  "Tidalholm by original owner Edgar Fripp, is currently on the market for $2.9 million, and just one ...
08/25/2015
There are some things you can't change about a property, like it's location. (I know, I know, you can technically move a house)There are things which can be changed, however, like a fence, a pool, countertops, garages, and more.Take a home without a fence. In many cases, a fence can be built the ...
08/18/2015
The Beaufort real estate market enjoyed a strong first half of the year, as Beaufort's real estate market stats just released indicate sales and values are up, while inventory and days on the market (DOM) were down.Through  the first six months (June 30) of 2015, there were 790 closed sales, an i...
08/07/2015
So, the lease is up, and your tenants are now month-to-month.Maybe it's time to put the home on the market.You discuss with your tenants, who agree to allow showings with 24-hour-notice, as long as they get the standard 30 days to  vacate when the house goes under contract. But, a few weeks into ...
08/06/2015
Three questions for Investors.....1) If you could buy a waterfront homesite, which sold for $409,000 in 2004, for $70,000 TODAY, would you?2) Or take a homesite which sold for $94,000 in 2000, and sold again for $159,000 in 2006? What if you could buy it TODAY for $23,000.3) Finally, take a homes...
08/05/2015
In a soon-to-be aired episode of HGTV's "Vacation House For Free," we will get to hear the owner of the feature home proclaim that her street, Craven Street in Beaufort's Historic District, is the "prettiest street in America."Fair enough. From its circa-early 1900s Victorian row in Beaufort's Ol...
08/05/2015
It's not everyday you find a brand new community popping up in a built-out downtown area like HIstoric Beaufort, SCwhich is more than 300-years-old, and one of the most historic towns in America..It happened a few years ago with Fuller Street Cottages, and more more recently Midtown Square, both ...
08/04/2015
Beaufort, SC Real Estate InformationDear Mr. and Mrs. Property Seller,Do you have an interested buyer who has been circling your property for days or weeks?  These prospective  buyers are asking all the right questions -- they have requested plats, disclosures, tax and insurance information, but,...
08/02/2015
Islands of Beaufort is almost three communities in one. Located minutes from downtown Beaufort, the main portion of the community, which sits on a peninsula which juts into Battery Creek, while Deer Island and Cotton Island straddle the peninsula.As of 8/2/15, there were four homes available in I...
08/01/2015
BY Keith StrawnBallenger Realty There may not be another community like Spring Island in the Carolina Lowcountry.If you are seeking exclusivity and privacy, Spring Island, SC could be just the ticket. Located just outside of Historic Downtown Beaufort, SC, Spring Island seems like a world away. ...
08/01/2015
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