How To Get To Know Your Neighbors After Moving To Mt. Pleasant


One of the things that I love most about living in Mount Pleasant is that the people here are so nice and neighborly. Of course, I know moving into a new place with new neighbors can be a bit scary (in a good way). Kind of like your first day of school or work in a new place. But it can be endlessly beneficial to have a strong relationship with your neighbors! Luckily, when you have Mount Pleasant neighbors they will likely make it pretty easy to build a warm and positive relationship. But just to be sure, I wanted to take this opportunity to share some easy and actionable tips to ensure you get off on the right foot with your new neighbors.

Get Involved In Your Kid’s School

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Creative Ways To Repurpose Your Leftover Moving Boxes


Maybe it is just me, but when all the moving is done and the boxes are unpacked, it drives me crazy to see all those empty boxes sitting around. But while I am always eager to get them broken down and out of here, a little more patience and creativity lends itself beautifully to finding new purposes for those boxes. In today’s post, I am sharing some creative ways that you can transform those plain moving boxes into something fun, functional, or fabulous.

Let The Kids Get Creative

Anyone with kids knows the head-shaking feeling of watching a child play with the box that a toy comes in. Although that can be a bit frustrating there is something really joyous about watching children use ...

How To Stay Sane When Relocating With Young Kids


Moving is stressful. Moving with kids is really stressful. Moving to a new state or far distance with kids is well...overwhelming at times. Just like with many things in life, a big move is going to be stressful on some level no matter what you do. However, there are some simple steps that you can take to significantly reduce the amount of stress your family feels during this time so you can focus on the positives of the situation. As your Mount Pleasant relocation specialist, I am here to tell you that if you follow the advice I'm sharing with you in todays post, your move will be dramatically easier from start to finish!

Collaborate With Your Spouse

Once you and your spouse have learned t...

Pros & Cons Of Moving To Mt. Pleasant


Have you been thinking about moving to Mount Pleasant? Well, if you haven’t done so already I have to assume it is for one of two reasons: the logistics are holding you back or you’re nervous that it isn’t the right place for you. I can understand that it can be really scary to move to a new place. Especially, when you have never been there before or spent much time there. So for those of you that are on the fence about whether or not our little seaside suburb is the right place for you to put down roots, this article is for you!

Pro: The Schools In Mount Pleasant Are Terrific

One of the biggest factors that goes into the decision of where to buy for many people is the loc...

Should You Buy New Construction In Mt. Pleasant?


Are you getting ready to buy a home in Mount Pleasant? Congrats! This is such an exciting time to become a homeowner and it is even more exciting because you are looking to buy in Mount Pleasant! But if you are anything like most buyers, you are probably debating between buying a home that is pre-existing or going to a new construction community where you can buy one that has recently been finished or build your own. Just like with anything, there are pros and cons to weigh for both and in today’s post I am going to walk you through them to help narrow your search. If you are still on the fence after reading, give me a call and I will give you more personalized advice based on your ...

Not Sure You Want To Move To Mt. Pleasant? Here’s How To Tell!


Moving to a new state or even just a new town can make anyone nervous. Especially, if you haven’t spent a ton of time there and don’t know what to expect. I see this all the time first-hand as a Realtor that specializes in working with people relocating to Mount Pleasant. After all, there is a lot to consider! Since I know I can’t possibly help every single family or person struggling with the idea of moving to Mt. Pleasant I wanted to share a few simple questions that I hope will shed insight as to whether this is the right move for you. I really hope it helps!

What Are You Looking For In A Place To Live?

No matter what taste you have, it can be found in a home here in M...

The Best Mt. Pleasant Venues For A Beautiful Baby Shower


There are few occasions in life that are as joyous as bringing a new baby into the family! In a world with so much difficulty and tragedy it is really important that we take the time to fully celebrate the most beautiful moments and a baby shower is most definitely one of those. However, planning events like a baby shower are not always quite as joyous. One of the biggest obstacles in planning a beautiful baby shower is choosing a venue and since many of you are new to town I thought I would help you by sharing the best local venues with today’s post. If you want to guarantee this shower is photo-worthy from start to finish, today’s post is for you my friend!

The Beach Club

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Fun Date Night Ideas Around Mt. Pleasant


I hate to say it but sometimes it feels like the longer you are together the harder it is to come up with fun and romantic date ideas. Especially, once you start raising kids! Half the battle is scheduling and making time for dates and the other half is trying to figure out what to do with the time once you find it. Although I can’t give you the gift of time I can at least help you with some ideas to help keep the spark alive on date night.

Picnic At Memorial Waterfront Park

I love this idea because although it is an old-school romance I feel like you can really make it your own. In the mood for something fancy for date night? Pick up some takeout from your favorite high-end restaura...

How To Make Your New House In Mt. Pleasant Feel More Like Home


There are few things more exciting than buying a new home!

Am I right?!

Especially, if you get to buy your new house in the illustrious lowcountry suburb Charleston that has been perfectly named Mount Pleasant.

However, if you are anything like most people it can take a really long time for that new house to really feel like your home. I promise it will in time but if you would like to expedite that process and wake up tomorrow saying “ahhhh hommmee sweet hommmeeee” then I have got you covered with this post! Here are some super simple steps you can take to ensure that your new Mount Pleasant house feels more like home than ever.

Put Up Family Photos & Hang Art

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Is It Really Bad To Relocate In The Middle Of The School Year?


As parents, we place a tremendous amount of pressure on ourselves to be perfect and to always do the right thing by our children. That pressure that we place on ourselves often makes it harder for us to make some of life’s bigger decisions from a logical standpoint rather than an emotional one. For example, some parents that face a great opportunity to move will resist doing so for fear that the timing is wrong because the kids are in the middle of the school year. I know many parents face this challenging dilemma so I want to take this opportunity to reveal the truth about whether or not it is really bad to relocate before summer break.

It Depends On Your Situation

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