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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Housing Market in Charleston: Winter 2022 Predictions

It may feel like we just kicked off fall but many are curious about what the winter and holiday season is going to look like for the housing market here in Charleston, South Carolina. With inflation and economic concerns many are curious what all this means for the real estate industry. It’s no secret that […]

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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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On Trend: Rattan Furniture

Rattan is a climbing palm vine that grows on rainforest trees and is harvested in the wild. Harvesters have to travel by boat into the rainforest and often work in dangerous conditions making classifying it as a luxury material. Designer rattan pieces can cost you anywhere between $1,000-$10,000 depending on their age and style (vintage […]

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To Sell or to Summer? You don’t have to choose!

With the fast-paced housing market in full swing in Charleston it can be daunting to figure out how to navigate a Spring/Summer schedule while your house is on the market. Whether it’s long term travel, vacations or house guests it can seem difficult to manage while trying to get your home sold. I have a […]

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Staged & Sold, No Better Pairing.

While we often talk about our partner company Charleston Staging, and we are always working to educate and support you in the Charleston Real Estate Industry through Front Porch Properties we rarely discuss how their forces combine for our clients. While Charleston Staging does many staging projects for individuals and fellow real estate agents throughout […]

By Audra Walters

Spring Cleaning, Step One to Listing Your Home.

If you’ve been considering listing your home for sale in Charleston, S.C. Spring is a great motivating factor. Why? SPRING CLEANING, of course. In Spring home owners not only clean unmentioned and forgotten about services (cue light switches and base boards), but attention is also paid to outside the home making it the perfect clean […]

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Introducing Auden + Avery

The much anticipated pre-launch of Auden + Avery has arrived! A partner to Staging Charleston, Auden + Avery has sourced the best rattan, cane and woven furniture at a price you can afford here in Charleston, SC. If you like Serena & Lilly but don’t like the sky high prices, you’ll LOVE Auden & Avery. […]

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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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Are Mortgage Rates Heading Up? Will buying in Charleston now save you later?

If you’ve been considering buying a new home in Charleston it’s no doubt you’ve been paying attention to the media hype about mortgage rates. Mortgage rates have been at an all time low since the pandemic and, in result, making it a large motivation for clients to buy in the Lowcountry. Up, down, low or […]