(Hint: the answer is Charter One Realty!)

I do not see any difference between a stock portfolio management and the expectations on maximizing the revenue of your home. After all, for most of us, our home is one of the most important assets in our lives. If you are choosing a financial analyst partner, you search to find the most competent person in the industry. It has to be somebody you trust with your money, and his/her advice can be critical in growing your money. Why should it be any different with your real estate partner?

If you follow my logic, the last thing you would do is just choose a friend to represent you on your home sale or purchase. There is a significant difference between a “so-so” agent and a professional well-trained Realtor.…

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Formosan Subterranean Termites have entered the Lowcountry!

Just because you have a termite contract in the Lowcountry does not mean that you are covered for damage from this new type of dangerous termite. The Formosa termites have entered the Lowcountry, and you don’t want to find yourself without coverage.

Remember that termite coverage is really nothing other than term insurance and termites eat a structure from the inside out, so they are extremely difficult to detect. Once established, Formosan termites have never been eradicated from an area, so it looks like they are here to stay.

One of my neighbors is spending thousands of dollars to treat the Formosan termites, and he thought he had the right kind of coverage. I checked with my termite…

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Jasper Animal Rescue Mission Needs Our Help

As recently shared by WSAV3, Jasper Animal Rescue Mission is in need of our help. JARM, a non-profit organization, prides itself on giving animals a second chance at life and turns no animal away regardless of space. The organization receives grants, but the majority of their funds come from the community.  Here's how you can help.


Here is a wish list of items that JARM needs on a regular basis. If you would like to donate, we will gladly accept your donated items and deliver them to JARM.  

  • Adult dog and cat dry or wet food (prefer Pedigree, Purina One)
  • Puppy and Kitten dry or wet food (no red dye)
  • Clorox Bleach
  • Fabulousa
  • Dawn Dish Soap (blue)
  • Garbage Bags (Kitchen 13 gallon…

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All across Hilton Head Island, town officials have done a wonderful job of setting aside acres and acres of wonderful green space. From beach parks to historic parks and beyond, there is no shortage of places to put your toes in the grass or the sand, slather on the sunscreen and enjoy the beauty of the Lowcountry’s nature. It is difficult to play favorites when faced with such a wealth of open spaces, but we have weighed all the factors and come up with our definitive power ranking of our area’s many parks.


Beach Parks

Beyond simply a sandy patch of land to lay down your blanket and rolling waves to splash in, our beach parks are cram-packed with amenities for a better beach experience. Some lean more toward a heavy visitor presence, some give…

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Boat Landings on Hilton Head

The many waterways of the Lowcountry, from the mighty rolling waves of the Atlantic to the tranquil tidal creeks that meander among marsh grasses, make this one of the best areas in the world for boating. Whether you are putting in from the deck of an expansive yacht or a one-person kayak, there is no shortage of adventure waiting for you out on the water. For this reason, town and county leaders have been diligent in ensuring adequate access for the nautical lifestyle, with public ramps dotting our waterways around the island and beyond.

Keep your tide chart handy, your trailer hitched and prepare yourself for a day at sea with this handy guide to our area’s public ramps.

Hilton Head Island

Cross Island Boat Landing – located in the…

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Real Estate Professional Joins Established Real Estate Brokerage

Tierra SchafferHilton Head Island, South Carolina, May 2018 – Charter One Realty (www.CharterOneRealty.com) has announced that real estate professional Tierra Schaffer has joined the company as an Agent, partnering with longtime real estate professionals, Monica Davis and Becky Herman of Herman & Davis Properties. Tierra and the team are full-time real estate professionals who strive to put their knowledge and experience together to bring their clients insight, personalized service, and results as leading real estate professionals.

Tierra’s passion for people, education, service, and real estate has allowed her to create an atmosphere of excellence and…

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