By Audra Walters

Haint Blue Keeps Spirits (And Wasps) Away: The Whys Behind the Blue Porch Ceilings In Charleston, SC

If you’ve spent any time on a historic Charleston SC front porch (sipping sweet tea in a rocking chair, my guess), you’ll notice that robin’s egg blue painted on everyone’s porch ceilings. This trend is not purely for style: it serves a practical and metaphysical purpose.

By Audra Walters

Do’s and Don’ts of Pre-Selling Home Repairs

So you’ve decided to sell your home. Great! Now, if only it were as simple and straightforward as listing your house on the market.  The truth is, deciding to sell your home is just the first step in a complex mix of financial, physical, and even emotional considerations. So to help you through this whole […]

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By Audra Walters

Curb Appeal Ideas On a Budget

First impressions matter—and this fact is even more relevant when it comes to real estate. How your property looks to prospective buyers as they walk up from the sidewalk to the curb makes a huge impression. What your exterior presents in photos can make the difference between a homebuyer exploring further or moving on to […]

By Audra Walters

What You Should Know About Buying a Home in Charleston SC

Buying a home in Charleston SC is usually an easy decision for buyers. After all, it’s a city best known for its laid back way of life, excellent schools, great seasonal temperatures, job opportunities, and proximity to the coast. Of course, when you’re choosing to invest in a forever home and settle in a specific […]

By Audra Walters

How to Decorate with Neutrals Without Being Boring

Having decorated countless homes in my career, I’ve come to realize three things: First—that the theme you go with has to be anchored on the main architectural elements of your home. If your house features natural wooden accents or striking brick elements for example, these are things that should factor into your overall aesthetic. Second—neutrals […]

By Audra Walters

Why Choosing the Right Realtor Could Be The Most Important Decision You Could Make For Your Future

I’m not one to ignore the merits of a well-chosen dining spot, but when you’re spending more time choosing a restaurant versus picking a real estate agent, that’s a cause for concern. After all, choosing where to have a quick bite isn’t quite up to par with choosing your forever home—the latter of which is […]

By Audra Walters

Putting a Modern Twist On Exposed Brick

Exposed brick is a statement piece in its own right. It stands alone and gives a home character in a way that a basic white wall—while classic—isn’t able to. They’re perfect in their imperfection, visually appealing, as well as practical and durable. The fact that bare brick is having a big fashion moment now (thanks […]

By Audra Walters

How Practical Are Solar Powered Homes In South Carolina?

How practical are solar powered Homes in South Carolina? I’ve been asked this question quite often in recent years. Let’s start with the statistics—there are about 90 million single-family homes in the US. Among those, there are around 2 million solar powered homes. I know 2 million out of 90 may not seem like a […]

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By Audra Walters

Homes for Sale in Charleston SC Highlight Outdoor Living Spaces

There’s always been a strong focus on homes being a personal retreat. Often, I come across interested buyers looking for homes for sale in Charleston SC that focus on privacy. They prioritize spaces designed for comfort and solitude; and put a lot of premium on houses that carve out opportunities for quiet relaxation.