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8th Annual Charitable Golf Classic at The Reserve at Lake Keowee

Oct 14, 2016
Reserve at Lake Keowee Charitable Foundation

Coming in ten days to one of the best places to live in South Carolina, is the 8th Annual Charitable Golf Classic at The Reserve. The Reserve is a beautiful Lake Keowee golf community, with premier lakefront, golf course and mountain view homes for sale near Clemson SC. The tournament will take place on October 24th, with sponsorships still available to be part of something special. All registered players are eligible...

Smart Lakefront Retirement Communities in Tennessee

Oct 13, 2016
Rarity Bay homes on Tellico Lake

Recently we wrote a story about comparing taxes in Florida verses Tennessee. More than the tax cost savings, we know there’s something magical about Tennessee attracting retirees to lakefront retirement communities. Is it the incredible friendliness of the people, the variety of topography or the abundance of tasty southern-comfort foods? Maybe all three...

Market Report - Beaufort South Carolina

Sep 29, 2016

Closed sales are not the bright spot they once were, but prices indicate that sales declines are not due to a lack of demand in the coastal retirement communities. The need for more Beaufort SC waterfront homes for sale and starter homes continues. Driving around Beaufort and the Sea Islands, one can observe local contractors hearing the call to build cottage homes...

Hampton Lake Unveils New Lakefront Model Homes

Aug 4, 2016
Hilton Head Custom Homes Summerland Model

Last month, we had the privilege of attending Hampton Lake’s new Concept Home Collection during a late afternoon block party which attracted hundreds of guests which included buyers, brokers, and dignitaries. Attendees had a chance to tour six new model homes built by the finest Bluffton home builders which included Arthur Rutenberg Homes, Coastal Signature Homes, Hilton Head Custom Homes, Jacoby & Sons...

Lake Living on Keowee at The Reserve

Jul 6, 2016
The Reserve at Lake Keowee

Retirement can be the best time of our life. With more free time and less stress in our lives, this equals pure bliss. For many, lake living surrounded by breathtaking mountains makes for the perfect combination for retirement living. There are only a handful of places that have both. Lake Keowee is one of the first places that comes to mind. Surrounded by...

What is in Bloom for the 2016 Real Estate Market

Feb 2, 2016
Housing projections

The overall tone for housing in 2016 is positive, according to a recently released Clear Capital Home Data Index™ (HDI™), with projected home price appreciation in the range of 1 percent to 3 percent by January 2017. Although this range historically has represented a stable housing market, it’s significantly...

Living Like a Local in Wilmington

Nov 24, 2015
ICW and Wrightsville Beach

Our curiosity ran deep wondering what is it that’s drawing folks to the 300 year old city by the sea, the city of Wilmington North Carolina. Out of 43 cities on our website, it is the #1 most requested city for retirement. The mild weather and barrier islands are the obvious attractions for Wilmington NC retirement but folks may be surprised to discover that Wilmington hasn’t...

Living Like a Local at Tellico Village

Oct 5, 2015
Tellico Village Boating TN

Over the summer, we had the opportunity to spend a month at Tellico Village and experience ‘living like a local’ in Eastern Tennessee. We chose the 2014 Happiest Community of the Year for obvious reasons and frankly, we like being around happy people. Tellico Village borders Tellico Lake, a 15,000 acre mountain-fed clean lake in the foothills of the Smokies and on fringes of Knoxville. If you’re considering relocating to Tennessee, living on Tellico Lake is...

The Pulse of Kiawah Island and Best Charleston Home Builders

May 22, 2015
Charleston Home Builders

On the national real estate front, first quarter 2015 real estate statistics indicate that a true housing recovery is at last underway, with new home starts in the U.S. at the highest since late 2007. However, most of the one million plus new home starts in April 2015 were realized in the Northeast, West, and Midwest. In most of the South, new housing starts...

Market Report - Naples Florida

Mar 17, 2015
Naples Luxury Home Builders

Could the Naples real estate market be showing the first signs of an overinflated bubble? To us, housing prices on the west coast of Florida are on steroids with no end in sight. At the top of the bubble in 2006, the average Naples home prices hovered around $898k. According to Zillow, prices are currently hovering around $716k. The low in 2012...


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