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Community Spotlight Spring Island 

Community Spotlight

Spring Island

Welcome to Spring Island, a pristine 3000-acre sea island where neighbors are entrusted to preserve this pristine Lowcountry environment. Surrounded by saltwater estuaries, this iconic Lowcountry setting is intentionally unmanicured and breathtaking even on a bad day. 

But it is really about the community and the lifestyle:

Spring Island has unmatched amenities such as Old Tabby Links Golf Course, Equestrian Center, Sports Clays, Fishing, Boating, & Kayaking, Fitness Complex with salt-water pool, tennis and pickleball courts, croquette, baseball diamond, basketball, and a children’s playground. Life on Spring Island provides members, neighbors, and friends a lifestyle that is as creative as it

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New Site Launch

Charter One Realty has announced the launch of its completely re-imagined and re-tooled website, The revamped website has been created specifically with the user experience in mind.

Charter One Realty prides itself on delivering the most comprehensive real estate website in the Lowcountry. The new website is mobile-friendly, has comprehensive search and sort capacities, employs sophisticated mapping technologies, and allows users to save and edit their own custom searches. In addition to creating an exceptional user experience, another reason for the redesign was so the brokerage could better serve clients in their recently expanded market area of Beaufort, SC. The new site allows visitors to search not only Hilton Head

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Rivière House

Rivière House, ... so named for its incredible deep water riverfront location along the Colleton River, is the crown jewel atop what is arguably amongst the most naturally striking properties in all of the Lowcountry. The orientation and design of the residence offers all who enter 270° views for vast expanses along the river and marsh, capturing sweeping vistas in a living, breathing illustration of the storybook idyll that is the South Carolina Lowcountry. The home itself is a Kermit Huggins masterpiece - a creation of art that houses life - exhibiting the highly distinguishable elements of Modern design, emphasizing crisp lines, warm neutrals, and balance, with a mid-century European sensibility and an eye

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Kentucky Derby Hilton Head

It's known as the “Greatest Two Minutes in Sports,” and this year you can catch all of the action while supporting a great organization. The 145th Run for the Roses takes place on May 4th, and Volunteers in Medicine has set the stage for a fabulous event at Poseidon's Rooftop Bar. So break out your Derby hat and your festive attire and get ready to mingle with friends as you support VIM and the work that they're doing for our community.

Event Details:
Saturday, May 4, 2019
4:30 - 7:30 PM at Poseidon's Rooftop Bar
To purchase tickets in advance, visit (click on Events) or contact the VIM Development Office at 843.689.6612.

Volunteers In Medicine is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization providing medical services to those in need. With

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Knowledge helps people make better investment decisions. You should be having conversations with your tax attorney or accountant any time there is a question about how a real estate investment will affect you and your financial well-being. One of the times this becomes most important is when you are preparing to sell a property, this is the time when knowing the tax implications early can make a huge difference in your net proceeds. Commercial real estate brokers and CCIM’s are here to help you with these conversations. There are opportunities to defer or even reduce the capital gains on a property but if you don’t know what to ask you may miss out.  When it becomes time to sell there are some new tax laws that can change the conversation you have with

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Real Trends 2019


Charter One Realty was once again ranked as one of the nation’s top brokerages by REAL Trends 500.  With more than 130 agents and eleven offices throughout the Coastal Lowcountry, Charter One Realty was also ranked as one of the largest independent firms in the nation with more than $900 million in sales last year. Amongst the top South Carolina independent brokerages, Charter One Realty placed an impressive third.

According to REAL Trends sources, a record number of firms qualified this year – 1,757. In its thirty-second year, REAL Trends has long been the recognized leader and trusted source for ranking the performance of residential real estate companies. Rankings are based on those firms who choose to participate, and then listed by closed

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Hilton Head Island Direct Flights


The Hilton Head Island Airport underwent a 700-foot runway extension project and airlines are jumping onboard to offer direct flights in and out of the airport. Starting on March 31st, United began operating non-stop flights to Washington Dulles International Airport two times a day. On April 6th, United will open up direct flights to Chicago O'Hare International Airport twice a week and New York/Newark Liberty International Airport once per week.

As noted in our blog, Welcome Back Delta: Here's What You Missed, Delta Airlines announced their return to the Hilton Head Island airport with six daily flights to and from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport starting May 23rd and seasonal Saturday service to New York's LaGuardia Airport

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Realtor Service Award 2019


Congratulations to the 2018 Realtor Service Award Recipients

Each year, the Hilton Head Area Association of Realtors recognizes Realtors® who have done exceptional work to advance their association, education, and community. These members epitomize what it means to be a Realtor®.

Only a small percentage of the Realtor Association is honored with this distinction. The award recognizes those professionals who are passionate about the real estate industry and their community while adhering to the Realtor® Code of Ethics. These individuals have achieved higher levels of education, served in leadership positions within the association, and volunteered for several organizations in the community.

The following Charter One Realty sales

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 Hilton Head Island Airport recently celebrated the announcement that Delta was returning to the island after an absence of nearly nine years. This new service will give local residents easy access to Delta’s global network with daily flights to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport starting on May 23 and seasonal Saturday service to New York’s LaGuardia Airport starting June 8.

In a press release from Delta, Hilton Head Island Mayor John McCann said, “This is a great day for the Hilton Head Island Airport. Our community asks weekly for service on Delta Air Lines and will welcome the airline with open arms. The new flights will allow visitors from all over the world access, via two Delta hubs, to all that Hilton Head Island and the

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The holiday season is a time of giving, and here in the Lowcountry, that spirit of charity is alive and well. There is a long tradition of philanthropy in the Lowcountry, a strong community spirit that sees people of all walks of life lending a helping hand in times of need. 

At Charter One Realty, we are proud to be a part of this local tradition of giving. Beyond offering tremendous service and value to our clients as well as a deep expertise in Lowcountry real estate, our driving philosophy is one of service to the community. As such, we have been proud to donate our time and money to a host of local causes. 

As you look for ways to give back in the community this holiday season, we wanted to point you toward a few organizations that are always

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