When entering the Port of Charleston, ships are guided in by expert harbor pilots – local experts that know every depth and every sandbar; every current and every tide. 

These in-depth articles are here to familiarize homebuyers with the process of purchasing property in Charleston, authored by a local Charlestonian with knowledge of factors unique to the Lowcountry that are critical for smooth sailing.

The Renaissance Condominiums in Mount Pleasant

Condominium Guide

Historic Charleston The Beaches Mount Pleasant James Island West Ashley Amenities Legend Boat Dock Club House Community Pool Concierge Exercise Facility Garage Parking Gated Access

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An aerial photo of homes in Charleston indicating their approximate tax assessments

Property Tax Guide

Discover the essentials of Charleston property tax with our comprehensive guide. Unravel the intricacies of the tax system, exemptions, and assessment methods that impact your property. Whether you’re a homeowner or investor, our article provides valuable insights to help you navigate the tax landscape. Learn about key factors influencing property taxes and how to potentially reduce your tax burden. Stay informed and make informed decisions on property ownership in this charming city. Read on to gain expert knowledge and ensure you’re optimizing your property tax strategy in Charleston.

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People riding bicycles in downtown Charleston, SC

Student Home Buying Guide

Undergraduate students attending College of Charleston often enjoy on-campus life for their freshman year, which can smooth the transition from high school to living as a

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Buildings on King Street in Charleston, SC

Short Term Rental Buying Guide

Visitors to Charleston have no shortage of options for their accommodations:  boutique downtown hotels, oceanfront beach houses, scenic marshfront townhomes, among many others. For those

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Storm surge waves crashing over East Battery Street

Flood Insurance Guide

Owning property in a place we have lovingly christened The Lowcountry is clearly going to involve a conversation about tropical events. Most places around here

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