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AUGUST CALENDAR OF EVENTS IN CHARLESTON

Did you know Charleston is the last place you will see the total Solar Eclipse on Aug 21st and considered the best city to watch it in?! Events for that day include the Eclipse Baseball Game at Joe Riley Park, an all-day program at the Children’s Museum, Citadel Mall is an official NASA viewing location, Read more about AUGUST CALENDAR OF EVENTS IN CHARLESTON[…]

BUYING TIPS FOR THE SELF-EMPLOYED

Did you know more than 10% of the U.S. population identifies as self-employed, a freelancer or a solopreneur; and this isn’t even counting the gig economy. Many of these self-employed workers are entrepreneurs attributed to their tech and product innovations. While there is much praise for given to individuals who found their own businesses and Read more about BUYING TIPS FOR THE SELF-EMPLOYED[…]

JULY IN CHARLESTON: CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Do you know what July in Charleston means? That means cookouts, vacation, sun, sand, the ocean and lots of fun events in our beloved city! There’s great music coming to town this month as well. The boys of summer are at it again at Joe Riley Stadium. It’s anyone’s guess what Riverdogs owner Mike Veeck Read more about JULY IN CHARLESTON: CALENDAR OF EVENTS[…]

3RD TIMES A FAIL TO DEVELOP $1B LORELEI PROJECT OFF CHARLESTON’S UPPER PENINSULA

For the third time in a decade, a proposal to develop a prime piece of real estate on Charleston’s upper peninsula has fallen apart over access road. North American Properties had planned to transform the 160-acre Laurel Island site off Romney Street into a $1 billion upscale, mixed-use community. The plan included mixing retail with Read more about 3RD TIMES A FAIL TO DEVELOP $1B LORELEI PROJECT OFF CHARLESTON’S UPPER PENINSULA[…]

5 HOUSING TRENDS WE EXPECT IN 2017

Many real estate experts are predicting an overall positive housing market for 2017, despite the uptick in interest rates that are checking in at 4.25 percent and higher as of June 1. Compared with below 4 percent in 2016, this rate rise could slow home sales. But, since interest rates are still at historic lows Read more about 5 HOUSING TRENDS WE EXPECT IN 2017[…]

June Events In Charleston!

June is here and it is already steamy! Spoleto is almost half way over, but there are still lots of amazing things to enjoy from it. Our very own Stingrays Hockey team has made it to the Championship Finals of the Kelly Cup. If you love our local hero Bill Murray as much as we Read more about June Events In Charleston![…]

Fannie Mae Helps Borrowers with Student Loan Debt Qualify for a Mortgage!

Fannie Mae announced April 25th that they will make it easier for borrowers with student loans to qualify for a mortgage. This is great new for current and former students who have been overburdened by student loan debt. These changes will go into effect May 1st 2017. The Economist reported in June 2014 that U.S. Read more about Fannie Mae Helps Borrowers with Student Loan Debt Qualify for a Mortgage![…]

South Carolina Tax Credit

What is the SC Mortgage Tax Credit? The SC Mortgage Tax Credit is a Mortgage Credit Certificate (“MCC”) program administered by the South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority (SC Housing) that provides a federal income tax credit to qualified homebuyers of up to $2,000 per calendar year. An MCC is a certificate that Read more about South Carolina Tax Credit[…]

Kick Off Spoleto with this Free Event: Piccolo Spoleto Sunset Serenade (Friday, May 26)

Join other Spoleto lovers at the US Custom House in downtown Charleston for Piccolo Spoleto’s annual curtain raiser. This free, outdoor concert features the Charleston Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Principal Pops Conductor, Yuriy Bekker. This year’s program includes popular selections from “The Sound of Music”, “Carmen”, “Jurassic Park”, and “West Side Story”, along Read more about Kick Off Spoleto with this Free Event: Piccolo Spoleto Sunset Serenade (Friday, May 26)[…]