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

Okay, so first th...

How To Make The Most Of The Holidays In Mt. Pleasant


I know it is cliche but seriously, can you believe that the holiday season is upon us already? It has been a wild couple of years with this pandemic and I don’t know about you but I am more than ready to take some time to celebrate what is most important this holiday season!

As I am wrapping up my first year working full-time in real estate here in Mount Pleasant I am so grateful that I have had the honor of helping so many families relocate to our sensational seaside suburb. But as I have been reflecting, it got me to thinking that many of those families don’t yet realize how many awesome ways there are to celebrate the season in and around Mount Pleasant. Well, I can’t...

3 Delightful Local Shops You Must Visit For Small Business Saturday In Mt. Pleasant


I admit that I am guilty of ordering more than my share of things through prime for the sake of convenience these days. I mean, between work, family, and everything else we have going on as parents who has time to shop?! However, I also am a really big believer that we all need to do our part to support the local economy and our local small businesses. So I really want to encourage each and every one of you to do your best to purchase this year’s gifts from local stores and vendors as much as you can. Not sure where to shop? Not to worry my friends because I am serving up three wonderful local shops in Mount Pleasant that are more than worthy of your business this holiday season and ...

Don’t Feel Like Cooking For Turkey Day? Have One Of These Mt. Pleasant Restaurants Cater


Thanksgiving is one of our all-time favorite holidays. The wine, the food, the naps, the football, and of course the family all go into making Thanksgiving a wonderful memory-maker. Not to mention, it is a terrific reminder for all of us to practice some gratitude in our lives. Now, one thing that I know many of us struggle to feel grateful for on Thanksgiving is the fact that we have to do hours or even days worth of cooking for a meal that disappears in about 20 minutes. Am I right? So if you would like to skip all of that hard work and spend more time enjoying one another this year, I suggest you have your Thanksgiving catered by one of these fabulous Mount Pleasant restaurants.


Reach Your Income Goals With This Moving Sale Checklist


I don’t know about you but I can’t think of a better time to hold a garage sale then when you are getting ready to move. It is simply amazing how much stuff we all manage to accumulate over time and if you are anything like most people, you probably don't even remember buying a lot of it. Let’s be honest, if there is anything you haven't used in six months or didn’t even remember that you had, why would you spend money and time to move it to the new place? Especially, since moving is so expensive as it is!

Today’s post is designed to help you have a successful sale to offset the often staggering costs associated with moving and start fresh in your new home.


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