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Is This the Coolest House For Sale in Charleston Right Now?

Wed, Jan 25th 2017 7:49 pm by Shawn Pillion Buyer Info

We think this is the coolest house the Charleston MLS has seen in a long time!

422 Priestly Street422 Priestly Street for sale in Stono Terrace


Even though we are seasoned pros and show dozens of houses every day- sometimes we find ourselves drooling.


This house has us smitten- we have to admit!

Hard to imagine that this modern Stono Terrace home will last very long in this Charleston Real Estate market!

422 Priestly Street Charleston SC for sale



Ready for a private tour? Call us today and one of our buyer's representatives would love to give you a tour!

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Live on the water in Mount Pleasant!!!! Hidden Lakes Home for Sale

Mon, Jan 2nd 2017 3:30 pm by Shawn Pillion Buyer Info

1234 Waterfront Drive, Mount Pleasant

What a better way to celebrate 2017 than with a new house?

Ready to live on the water in beautiful Mount Pleasant??

1234 Waterfront Drive, Mount Pleasant

 Ready for a private tour of this gorgeous home in Hidden Lakes?

Call the experts at ChuckTown Homes Real Estate today- 888/ 210.3348


1234 Waterfront Drive
Mount Pleasant, SC

MLS# 16018569 - Residential

This home is amazing, with awesome lake views and a fantastic location you do not want to miss out on your opportunity to be a part of this extremely desirable Mount Pleasant community. As you walk into the foyer you will notice the gorgeous wood floors throughout the downstairs area and the cathedral ceilings. T...

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The Impact of Interest Rates on Your Charleston Home Purchase

Fri, Dec 16th 2016 11:10 am by Shawn Pillion Buyer Info

If you haven't noticed, interest rates have gone up recently.... but what does this mean??

How will this affect your ability to buy Charleston SC Real Estate??

Charleston SC Mortgage Rates


Some Highlights:

  • Your monthly housing cost is directly tied to the price of the home you purchase and the interest rate you secure for your mortgage.
  • Over the last 30 years, interest rates have fluctuated greatly with rates in the double digits in the 1980s, all the way down to the near 4% we are experiencing now.
  • Your purchasing power is greatly impacted by the interest rate you secure. Act now before rates go up!

Ready to get started instead of waiting to see where rates will go in 201...

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Carolina Park New Home Inventory- December 2016

Tue, Dec 6th 2016 12:15 pm by Shawn Pillion Buyer Info

Carolina Park Riverside InventoryCarolina Park Villages Inventory

Click here to see all Carolina Park Inventory!

Ready to buy a new home in Carolina Park?

Call us today to work with one of our professional buyer's representatives free of charge- we have represented hundreds of Charleston real estate buyers this year- we hope you'll be next! 888/ 210.3348

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Charleston New Home Sales Race to Keep Pace in 2016

Fri, Dec 2nd 2016 11:58 am by Shawn Pillion Buyer Info

Charleston SC New Construction Real Esatet

Ready to buy a new home in Charleston SC or start building in Mount Pleasant?

Sound confusing? Don't know where to start?

Not to us- we are Charleston real estate experts and know the ins and outs of new construction.

Call us today!

Summerville New Construction:

Mount Pleasant New Construction:

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The Real Estate Market is Back in Charleston SC!

Fri, Oct 21st 2016 11:14 am by Shawn Pillion Buyer Info

7 Graphs That Show the Real Estate Market is Back! [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

Some Highlights:

  • Distressed property sales fell to its lowest number since NAR began tracking it in 2008.
  • As you can see, with less distressed properties, sales are up in all price ranges except the $0 - $100K price range.
  • Interest rates are still at historic lows, signifying that now is the right time to buy!
  • Call the experts at ChuckTown Homes Real Estate today to find out how to buy before prices go up!

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Carnes Crossroads- October 2016 Update

Fri, Oct 14th 2016 10:17 am by Shawn Pillion Buyer Info
News & updates from Carnes Crossroads
Homefinder Area Map Faq Contact   October 2016
Carnes Crossroads
Sunny Skies Over Our Growing Community

We’re happy to report that the entire Charleston region is recovering nicely following last week’s storm. Carnes Crossroads fared particularly well, and it’s safe to say our underground utilities and comprehensive land plan served us well - we experienced no power outages or flooding.

As you can see from this bird’s-eye view, our first neighborhood is virtually complete. In fact, more than a hundred families are living h...

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Whether You Rent or Buy in Charleston, You’re Paying a Mortgage!

Tue, Aug 23rd 2016 3:37 pm by Shawn Pillion Buyer Info

Whether You Rent or Buy, You’re Paying a Mortgage | Keeping Current Matters

There are some people that have not purchased a home in Charleston because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage.

Everyone should realize that, unless you are living with your parents rent free, you are paying a mortgage - either yours or your landlord’s.

As The Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University explains:

“Households must consume housing whether they own or rent. Not even accounting for more favorable tax treatment of owning, homeowners pay debt service to pay down their own principal while households that rent pay down the principal of a landlord plus a rate of return.  

That’s yet another reason owning often does—as A...

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Live Near the Beach! Isle of Palms Home for Sale!

Tue, Aug 23rd 2016 3:19 pm by Shawn Pillion Buyer Info

Why not be close to it all? Especially the Atlantic Ocean!

This charming Isle of Palms home is just a short walk from the beach.

103 Forest Trail, Isle of Palms SC










Ready for a private showing? Call us today at 888/ 210.3348


103 Forest Trail
Isle Of Palms, SC

MLS# 16021461 - Residential

Renovated brick ranch home with in ground salt water pool in amazing Isle of Palms location. A few of the many features of this open floor plan home include: bamboo flooring; eat-in kitchen with granite counters, stainless steel Jenn-Air range and Bosch dishwasher; family room with vaulted ceiling and gas log fireplace; master suite with jetted tub, oversized tiled shower, dual van...

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Charleston Area Home Sales Rise

Fri, May 27th 2016 9:22 am by Shawn Pillion Buyer Info

Here at ChuckTown Homes Real Estate- A Charleston SC Boutique Real Estate Brokerage- we have continued to notice new and existing home sales rise in 2016.

Inventory continues to get lower and lower. Ready to invest in Charleston Real Estate? Call the ChuckTown Homes Real Estate experts today!!

Charleston Area home Sales rise in 2016


Analysis of residential properties going under contract(contingent) during week of 5/20/16-5/26/16

  • 380 residential properties under contract past wk. Very robust.
  • 308 single family homes under contract past wk. Median LIST price $258k,$129/sqft.  6 under $100k. 6 over $1M, 2 of those over $2M. Median 21 CDOM. Median Yr Blt 1999
  • 15(5%) of 308...

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Why is Everyone Leaving Ohio and Moving to Charleston?

Tue, Feb 9th 2016 11:21 am by Shawn Pillion Buyer Info

Where are Americans Moving?

Are we the only ones around here that feel like there are a lot of transplants in ChuckTown?

This recent study by United Van Lines shows which states people are leaving and where they are moving to.

Buyers Moving to Charleston

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Show I Buy Charleston Real Estate Now? Or Should I Wait?

Fri, Jan 22nd 2016 1:38 pm by Shawn Pillion Buyer Info

Is now the time to invest in Charleston SC real estate?


What is the cost of waiting?

Cost of waiting to buy charleston real estate



Ready to speak with an expert in Charleston Real Estate?

 Call us today 888/ 210.3348

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8582 Refuge Point Circle in North Charleston | The Refuge at Whitehall

Wed, Jan 6th 2016 12:43 pm by Shawn Pillion Buyer Info

Immaculate 5 Bedroom 3.5 bathroom custom home in exclusive Refuge at Whitehall.

This TURNKEY home is an absolute hidden gem and is LOADED with upgrades and features.

8582 Refuge Point Circle, North Charleston

Entering the home you are met by beautiful hardwood floors and you will immediately take note of the high end wood work, paint and plantation shutters! Just beyond the foyer, you will find the formal living room and formal dining room both featuring elaborate wood work in the wainscoting and crown molding. The large family room offers a built-in entertainment center over the gas log fireplace and access to the HUGE screened porch that overlooks the stocked fishing pond!


The open concept, eat-in-kitchen is everythi...

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Charleston Real Estate Foreclosures Drop as Economy Improves

Fri, Dec 11th 2015 1:48 pm by Shawn Pillion Buyer Info

Charleston Real Estate Foreclosures 2016


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Charleston Real Estate Sales Surge

Fri, Oct 9th 2015 2:04 pm by Shawn Pillion Buyer Info

Charleston Real Estate has surged in 2015- especially in new home sales. We see all the area builders working on big land deals and putting up houses as fast as they can.


Charleston Real Estate Surges in 2015!


























Want to find out how to be apart of the surge? Call ChuckTown Homes Real Estate to work with one of our expert buyer's agents today!

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Cottage Life on Johns Island at The Villages in St Johns Woods

Tue, Sep 29th 2015 12:27 pm by Shawn Pillion Buyer Info

Come enjoy all Charleston real estate has to offer at 5006 Coral Reef Drive on Johns Island, SC 29455.


5006 Coral Reef Drive

This beautiful home is offered for sale by ChuckTown Homes Real Estate.


For more information or to set up a private showing, please contact us at 888/ 210.3348.

Fabulous traditional home on cul-de-sac in the highly desirable The Villages in St. Johns Woods.


A few of the many interior features of this open floor plan home include: gleaming hardwood floors; 10 ft smooth ceilings with crown molding; eat-in kitchen with gorgeous granite counters, pendant lighting and s...

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ChuckTown Homes Real Estate Pleased to Welcome Ashley Starkey!

Tue, Jul 21st 2015 4:25 pm by Shawn Pillion Buyer Info

ChuckTown Homes Real Estate is Pleased to Welcome Ashley Starkey to our award winning team of real estate specialists.

Ashley has a long history in Charleston as a salesman. He often gets recognized around town by his many many past clients!

Ashley Starkey Charleston Real Estate


With an extensive knowledge of Charleston and surrounding areas and his long standing sales experience, Ashley uses his talents to help clients fulfill their Real Estate goals and negotiate in their favor.
His reputation for timely response and outstanding level of service has made him one of the most respected sales people in Charleston and his tenacity, honesty and attention to detail make him the #1 choice for clients.
Known for ...

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Thinking About FSBO? Think Again!

Fri, Jun 12th 2015 11:48 am by Shawn Pillion Buyer Info

Thinking of FSBO? Think Again!

Charleston FSBo


Ready to find out what the right Charleston Real Estate agent can do for your house?

Call Us Today!

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Ready to buy Charleston Real Estate? What's happening with mortgage rates in 2016?

Fri, Jun 5th 2015 11:13 am by Shawn Pillion Buyer Info

Ready to buy Charleston Real Estate?

What's happening with mortgage rates in 2016?

Charleston Mortgage Rates

Ready to find out how to take advantage of historic low interest rates before they rise?

Call ChuckTown Homes Real Estate Today!

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