The Charter One Blog

Today, at Governor McMaster's 2:30 p.m. press conference, a mandatory evacuation for Beaufort County will begin tomorrow, September 11, 2018, at noon. Click here to watch his press conference. We will continue to monitor and update our clients as the storm continues to develop. Below are resources you can use to stay informed.

 Hurricane Florence

Beaufort County, Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Hurricane Re-Entry Hotline: 1-800-963-5023
* If you live in a gated community, please note that your POA/HOA may not be open for re-entry even if the county or town is open.

Weather Updates 
National Hurricane Center

National Weather Service

Local Agencies 
Beaufort County Sheriff's Office
Facebook: BeaufortCoSo

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River SweepLowcountry Stormwater Partners, South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium and the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources join the Town of Bluffton for the 30th Annual Beach Sweep/River Sweep on Saturday, September 15 from 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. All Lowcountry residents, visitors, and business owners are invited to participate in the event to clean the banks of our beautiful waterways. The sweep begins at the Oyster Factory Park on the May River (63 Wharf Street) and litter pick up, by land and sea, will take place around the Historic District of Bluffton and the May River. Thousands of volunteers across the state participate annually in this event, which is South Carolina’s largest one-day, volunteer, litter cleanup of beaches, marshes and waterways.

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Michael MarkCharter One Realty is pleased to announce that Michael Mark, CCIM and Commercial Broker, has joined the company’s commercial division and will be serving real estate clients throughout the Lowcountry.  

Michael Mark has been servicing both commercial and residential clients in the Beaufort area for more than a decade. After becoming a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), Michael's primary focus has been commercial real estate with multiple transactions including development land, historic renovation projects and income producing investment properties.  Michael offers informed solutions that can help his clients make the best of their real estate position and better understand the commercial market and its unique opportunities.


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School Supply Drive


The Hilton Head Area Association of Realtors is holding a Realtor wide school supply drive in the Lowcountry. Please help us support our local schools through participation. We will gladly accept your donated items at any one of our Charter One Realty offices in the Lowcountry.

Donations needed before August 13, 2018.

South Office, Hilton Head Island: 843-785-4460
North Office, Hilton Head Island: 843-681-3307
Beach Market Office, Hilton Head Island: 843-785-1115
Belfair Office, Bluffton: 843-757-7710
Berkeley Hall Office, Bluffton: 843-815-8400
Colleton River Office, Bluffton: 843-689-3131
Oldfield Office, Bluffton: 843-645-2530
Promenade Office, Bluffton: 843-815-0055

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commercial real estateCharter One Realty is pleased to announce the expansion of its commercial real estate division. Currently ranked by REAL Trends and Swanepoel as one of the top brokerages in the nation, Charter One Realty is a team of experienced professionals who specialize in residential and commercial real estate from Daufuskie Island and Hilton Head Island to Bluffton, Beaufort, and beyond, closing more than $800 Million in sales in 2017.

The commercial division of Charter One Realty specializes in a full range of services including investment, leasing, valuation, and more throughout the Lowcountry. Their properties include office and retail space, income producing assets, industrial, warehouse/distribution, and raw land, including prime real estate opportunities

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HILTON HEAD, SC, July 2018 - REAL Trends, in conjunction with The Wall Street Journal, published the 13th annual The Thousand list of America’s top 1,000 real estate professionals on June 29, 2018. This year's list ranks The Wedgeworth Team of Charter One Realty at #179 out of the top 1,000 real estate teams in the nation.  Additionally, The Wedgeworth Team was named in "America's Best," ranking third in the state of South Carolina by sales volume. Closing more than $140 Million in sales in 2017, The Wedgeworth Team is also the #1 ranked team in the Lowcountry.

The Thousand is an annual ranking of real estate professionals across the nation, sponsored by REAL Trends—the Trusted Source—and advertised in The Wall Street Journal. Designees are recognized

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HILTON HEAD, SC, July 2018 – The Wedgeworth Team of Charter One Realty, was named one of America's most productive sales teams as part of Real Trends America's Best Real Estate Agents, in the newly issued ranking report sponsored by Adwerx. In addition to being ranked as one of “America’s Best Real Estate Professionals,” The Wedgeworth Team ranked third in the state of South Carolina based on sales volume in 2017. The number one and two ranked teams consisted of more than 30 agents each, while The Wedgeworth Team obtained their success with only four agents. Closing more than $140 million in sales last year, The Wedgeworth Team is also the #1 ranked team in the Lowcountry.

REAL Trends ranked nearly 14,000 U.S. real estate professionals from every state

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BLUFFTON, SC, June 2018 – Charter One Realty ( is pleased to announce that Tisha Chafer has joined the company and will be serving real estate clients from the Brokerage’s Promenade office in Downtown Bluffton, SC. 

Tisha Chafer Charter One RealtyTisha comes to Charter One Realty from an international franchise brokerage in the Lowcountry.  She has been involved in all aspects of real estate, starting her career in short-term vacation rentals at Island Getaway Rentals. From there, she transitioned into real estate sales in 2004 where she quickly ranked among the top producing agents in the area. Additionally, Tisha has worked for a national home builder and has expertise and knowledge of the home building process. Tisha has a comprehensive knowledge of the local

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Charter One Realty Ranked Nationally

Charter One Realty ( once again finds the company ranked among the top real estate brokerages in America, according to a comprehensive new poll of real estate companies obtained by Swanepoel.

Charter One Realty, with over $800 million in sales last year, ranked No.368 in the top 1000 real estate brokerages nationwide, according to the Swanepoel Mega 1000 list, which debuted in May 2018. The Swanepoel Mega 1000 recognizes the top 1,000 out of over 86,000 brokerages nationwide. To qualify for inclusion, a brokerage must have closed at least $275 million in sales volume in 2017. These brokerages have exceeded industry expectations and made an impact on the entire industry. 


 According to Swanepoel:

There are over 1.3

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Gail Bromiley Charter One RealtyBLUFFTON, SC, June 2018 – Charter One Realty is pleased to announce that Gail Bromiley has joined the company and will be serving real estate clients from the Brokerage’s Oldfield office in Okatie, SC.  

Gail comes to Charter One Realty after a successful career with a national real estate brokerage in the Lowcountry.  Gail has a decade of experience in the real estate industry, and she has consistently been ranked among the top producing agents in the area. As a Lowcountry resident for more than 24 years and living in communities such as Colleton River, Windmill Harbour, Oldfield, Sun City and Indigo Run, Gail has a comprehensive knowledge the local neighborhoods and an understanding of what to look for when buying or selling real estate on Hilton

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