Real Estate

Are you considering listing your home on the real estate market and wondering what things you 'may' need to address first? Perhaps you are in an older home and question larger repairs, refinishing floors or bathroom/kitchen remodels, or maybe you are in a newer home thinking about minor repairs or updates. If you've owned a home and considered selling it, this has surely crossed your mind. Let me address a few important items. First, let's have a conversation about your home. Every house is different. Every neighborhood. Every street. The bones of your home may be perfect but the interior

Now featuring 1440 E East Crossing off Rifle Range Road in Mt. Pleasant. With nearly 2,000 sqft, it is one of the larger homes in the neighborhood. The double porches are truly charming, and this home has fantastic curb appeal. What I love most about this property is the open floor plan; there is no need to knock down any walls. With 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths, it also has an extra "bonus" room (a.k.a. the Man's Cave). I also enjoy the colors chosen by the homeowners for the walls and cabinetry. It just looks so fresh and inviting. Priced nicely

I don't always feature condos, but Ellington Woods inside Dunes West is really a nice play to live if you are looking in North Mount Pleasant. The neighborhood is quiet and surrounded by beautiful landscapes, trees and several sidewalk paths to enjoy the views. Or, take a short stroll to nearby parks, playgrounds and pools. What else would you expect from Dunes West? So, if you're looking to buy a condo, here is one for you. 1728 Wyngate Circle - Mount Pleasant, SC Here's what I love about this condo, just to name a few: As an upstairs unit, you'll never hear anyone

If you are looking to buy, sell or invest in the Charleston real estate market, here are the latest 2013 Year End Market Statistics that you need to take a look at. Some highlights from Carolina One for the year: Closed Homes are up 22% over last year and up 39% over 2011. Closed Volume is up 31.5% over 2012 and up 57.1% over 2011! Along with the Median and Average Sales Prices being up 8%-9% over last year. If you'd like information for a particular market, let me know. I have the breakdowns available for review. Our Charleston market areas are

It's that time again. We're making promises, setting goals and crossing our fingers we're able to mark a few off our to-do lists. Don't set your real estate dreams aside another year. Set some realistic goals for yourself or your family and start pressing the gas pedal. Here are a few tips I have for you in 2014: Select a qualified Realtor group. There are more than a few in your community but become familiar with the Realtor groups who are performing the best. Hands down if you live in the Charleston or Mount Pleasant area, you want to work with

I guess I can simply say I am beyond thankful for all of my real estate and interior decorating clients this year. Without you I wouldn't have the opportunity to do what I love. So, here's a quick look at some of my favorite projects and real estate opportunities so far in 2013. Here's to you! Charleston Homes Sold or Under Contract Interior Design Projects [br] Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Eat lots of turkey and then next week let's start YOUR project together! - Krystine

This home will sell quickly as it's ALREADY under contract! In less than 24 hours we received multiple offers on this MORE than desirable home in Old Mount Pleasant. It's an extremely rare brick ranch in that it was already updated, making is definitely unique. The original floor plan has been modified to allow for a more open space. Also nestled on a great, quiet street, this Glencoe Drive home has a generous yard, which spacious enough for kids to play on, empty nesters to expand or add onto their home, or the working professional to literally turn the giant

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

Buying fixer-uppers. This is something my husband and I do - and have done it often - but it's also a fantastic option for my real estate clients. Have you ever considered purchasing a home and never found the PERFECT one? Well, you're not alone. This happens to so many people; but, I consider a good problem to have. There are so many wonderful properties in Charleston and Mount Pleasant that could just use a few personal touches. In the long-run, you'll end up with exactly what you want anyway. I call this my Buy & Design option. Knowing your preferences,