Understanding the Area

Nov. 22, 2017

Understanding Flood Insurance

This is a tricky and sometimes confusing component of house hunting.  You will hear lots of different lingo surrounding the discussion of flood insurance when you are in the process of buying a home on a barrier island, or on the mainland in a flood plain.

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Aug. 3, 2017

Living the Dream

If you are one to persue your dreams, living on an Island may just be high on your list.  Island life can be easier for some than others, but once you put your mind to it, making the move is life changing.

People are frequently commenting on how nice the ...

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July 10, 2017

Primary Home, Secondary Home, or Income Producing Property.

 When you own property on Hilton Head, there are many options when it comes to how you use your home. If you buy a home to hold onto until you are ready to use it, the short or long term rental system is a great option.  With short term rentals ...
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May 11, 2017

In The Market For A Villa? Ask These Questions

Villa life is appealing in the low country, lock and leave with little or no maintenance, who wouldn't want a villa! Villa's also make great investment properties, visitors love the proximity to the beach that many of the villa complexes on the Island offer.  There are many many ...

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April 18, 2017

Heritage: Four Days of Fun

The RBC Heritage Golf Tournament Presented by Boeing is a week long celebration of everything island life.  Golf, Beach, Tradition, and Plaid.  There is so much plaid, done in so many ways, that people are already starting to think about their plaid frocks for next year.  Plaid shoes, shorts, hats ...

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March 20, 2017

Lagoon Living

To folks coming from the north, the fact that we live in harmony with our ancient reptilian neighbors, the American Alligator, raises the hair on the back of their neck.  Native to the southeast, the American Alligator lives mostly in fresh or brackish water.

A few years ago, we had ...

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March 6, 2017

Spring in the Low Country

Spring has sprung on Hilton Head.  The azaleas are in bloom, the sun is warm, and the bike paths are crowded.  The clean up from Hurricane Matthew is still on-going, but to our island guests, we are open, ready, and eager to greet you.  One of the great things about ...

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Jan. 26, 2017

Get Your Ducks in A Row

So you want to move to the beach.  Sounds delightful doesn't it.  Toes in the sand, cold beer in my hand....absolutely delightful.  Until you think about all you need to do to make it happen, and frequently that mountain of tasks is enough to deter even the most ...

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Jan. 19, 2017

Hilton Head or Bluffton

Many people are torn with the question about moving to Hilton Head, or Bluffton.  You can't go wrong with either option. Both are fabulous, and come with their own unique sense of community.  Either way, the water is never far.  

If you are interested in a true Island ...

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Jan. 3, 2017

March Of The Snow Birds

If you are not familiar with the documentary film, March of the Penguins, it is a heartfelt story of Emperor penguins as they overcome daunting obstacles on their trek across the antarctic on an annual migratory journey.  Narrated by the very talented Morgan Freeman, this film is quite fantastic, he should ...

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