By Audra Walters

Thankful, Always

While I am thankful year round for all the blessings in my personal and business life Thanksgiving is always a special time to remember what all we have to be thankful for. With the real estate market here in Charleston getting more and more saturated with real estate agents the greatest form of success is […]

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By Audra Walters

Charleston’s Flooding- Reason to Worry?

With the anxiety and uncertainty of hurricane season always comes the question of flood zones and flood insurance when buying a home in the Lowcountry. A typical tropical storm is 300-400 miles wide. The Charleston Peninsula is only 3.2 miles long and it sits only about eight feet above sea level. It’s easy to see […]

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By Audra Walters

Staged: $11.8 Million Dollar Beach House

Staging Charleston is proud to share one of our latest completed projects 1751 Atlantic Ave, Sullivans Island. Staging this new construction home on Sullivan’s Island was a dream come true. From the exquisite details of architecture to the breathtaking views this new construction home was a stager’s ideal blank canvas. Our team put in some […]

By Audra Walters

How to Beat the Heat in Charleston, SC

Whether you’re local or moving to Charleston from another city or state there is no arguing that the late Summer temps are BRUTAL. Air conditioning is a must and it’s important to know what to ask and look for when you’re buying a new home in the south in regards to HVAC units. No one […]

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By Audra Walters

Hello Charleston: Events are BACK!

From Concerts to comedy, farmers markets and festivals it seems like our beloved Holy City may be getting back to its ever-so-sociable self (with caution, of course). *Knocks on Wood* Are you stir crazy and ready to get out and mingle? Visiting the area while looking for your new home in the Lowcountry? Here are […]

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By Audra Walters

Seasons are Changing, or Are They?

2021 was a big year for us at Front Porch Properties and Staging Charleston, as well as for the entire real estate industry {especially in Charleston}. With inventory down 6%, median sales prices up 18% with most listings getting 2.7% of asking and selling in 52.7% less time Charleston county is a real estate force […]

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By Audra Walters

Moving on Up in 2022?

If you plan on making moves in the upcoming year here are a few things to NOT do in the next couple months to make your home mortgage approval much less complicated: 1- DO NOT max out your credit cards holiday shopping. 2- DO NOT make any large purchases such as a new car, boat […]

By Audra Walters

Happy Thanksgiving

I know we all say it every year, but man, this year is flying by! After 2020 and COVID-19 and all the crazy, unpredictable, rollercoaster of a year we all hoped for a ‘normal’ 2021… and while we maybe didn’t get just that I feel we all (myself especially) have so much to be thankful […]

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By Audra Walters

Audra Walters: Real Producer

I was honored (and excited) this past July to be the ‘cover girl’ for Charleston Real Producers Magazine. Real Producers is an exclusive real estate magazine distributed to the select top 100 producers in a given market. Being selected, not only for a feature, but the cover this Summer was one of the highlights of […]

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By Audra Walters

Absent Appraisers?

In a nutshell the appraisal of a home determines the approval of the buyer’s loan amount. The buyer’s mortgage lender uses the appraisal to determine if the house is worth the amount of money that the buyer wants to borrow to buy it.  If you’re hearing a buzz about appraisers dragging their feet it’s not […]