As promised I'm going to give you the latest Charleston real estate news and statistics each month as they become available to me by Carolina One. The latest figures show: Homes Closed are up 24% over 2012 and up 39% over 2011! That's incredibly good news for those looking to sell. The Median Sales Price and Price/Sq Ft. are both up 8%-9%. If you would like specific breakdowns for your area or neighborhood, let me know. We'll look at it together before we list to determine the right sales price. The Scoreboard shows the Top 10 Companies with Active Listings and

First of all, I was really pumped about this store coming to Mount Pleasant. I met the owner, Bobbi, almost two years ago when I was pregnant with my second son. She worked at another local store, and we really hit it off. So, we always kept in touch and I felt privileged to know that a store opening was in the works. When the invite to the Domain Interiors & Design exclusive party arrived, I was more than stoked to go. Finally, it was here! With much anticipation I arrived, walked through the door and immediately I couldn't quit

I was super excited when I took a spontaneous trip downtown and surprisingly saw a C Wonder store in the process of opening. I've followed them on Instagram for a while and love so much of their clothing, but more importantly, the housewares! I, unfortunately, missed the opening party, but I made it this time to Look Linger Love's party.I knew the first item I was going to purchase was this lacquer box with the E monogram. The PERFECT lacquer box for my hubby. This box is making it to my built-in bookshelves for my husband. Yes - for him - because

I have two amazing properties in Mount Pleasant and the Isle of Palms that were just recently listed that I'm calling HOT!1458 Clarendon Way - Mount PleasantLocated in Park West, this family-friendly neighborhood is packed with walkable streets and neighborly smiles. Plus, the schools - Laurel Hill Elementary and Cario Middle School - are excellent and in biking distance. Here's what I love about 1458 Clarendon Way:This well-landscaped home has luscious grass and plenty of yard to enjoy in the front and back. The kitchen is spacious and upgraded with an island, stainless steel appliances and granite counter-tops. The master bathroom has

I know some of you found my blog along the way because of furniture remodels or interior decorating posts, but you might not know that I'm a Realtor by trade. That's why you occasionally see real estate posts from me. You may not be looking for a home, but trust me, if you ever do, you will want to live in Charleston.Heck, I didn't make it up; we just won Travel+Leisure's, "World's Best City in the U.S. & Canada." Which, by the way, there's a really cool contest going on right now with a chance to win a trip to

How's Our Market? Things look pretty promising in the Charleston, SC real estate market. Here are few key indicators from our Carolina One market share reports: Homes Closed are up 18% in the Tri-County Median Sales Price and Price/Sq Ft are both up 8% over last year List Price to Sales Price ratios are averaging about 95% Absorption Rate shows many areas are reflecting a Seller's Market of less than a 5 month supply of homes on the market In the Charleston County - comprised of Berkeley, Dorchester and Charleston counties - homes closed were up 20% in 2012-2013 compared to the same time period

I had the recent pleasure of meeting Sarah from Reclaimed Artistry through another mutual friend of mine.  Since then we've had coffee, a chance to learn more about one another, talk about work, our homes (she's a neighbor) and now she's working on a piece for Cooper's room which I cannot wait to share with all of you!  She's a super talented, down to earth, fun lady with this knack for creating fabulous artwork!LPS: What inspired you to become an artist?Sarah: There are two answers to that question. During college and for years after I tried to be anything but