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.

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

Property Tax Guide

Homebuyers moving to South Carolina will find a rather favorable environment for property taxes, particularly for owner occupants. While the property tax rate set by the

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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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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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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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