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October Events 2017

All Month Long

The Coastal Discovery Museum provides tours, walks, programs, and exhibits about the Lowcountry. Events are scheduled daily. To learn more about the Coastal Discovery monthly events, contact 843-689-6767 or visit


Farmers Market of Bluffton

Fresh, local produce, plants, nuts, herbs, flowers, honey, cheese, milk, eggs, meats, and seafood. You’ll also find specialty items like kettle corn, spices, coffee, tea, sweet treats, pastries, fresh pasta and sauces.


Every Thursday

Calhoun Street in Bluffton

For more information, call 855-287-7287.



Shops at Sea Pines Center Farmers’ Market

The Shops at Sea Pines Center offers a farmers’ market featuring Lowcountry Produce, crafts,

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Home Staging

So you’ve decided the time has finally come to make your move to the Lowcountry.

First of all, smart move. We’re a little biased, but our little region of the south is one of the most charming and welcoming places on earth and we can’t wait to welcome you.

But first, you have to get your hone on the market. And if you want it to move, you’re going to have to roll up your sleeves and get some work done. Start by thinking about what made you fall in love with this house in the first place – what design feature first captivated you, which view first took your breath away, and then build from there.

In short, accentuate the positive, and eliminate the negative (or at least put the negative into storage until you’re under contract). That is how

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Dear Friends,

The coast is clear in the Lowcountry. Residents have returned to the Island and businesses have opened their doors. Public roads were clear on Tuesday as residents were allowed to return to their homes on Hilton Head. Many residents experienced downed limbs and slight debris. Some areas in the Lowcountry experienced flooding, but for the most part, the damage to our area was minimal after Tropical Storm Irma.


Hilton Head Beach

Since Irma, weather conditions have been nothing short of perfect. The sun is shining and warming our hearts and homes. As we go about our day to day business, one cannot miss the surrounding beauty of our area and realize, this is why we “love where we live.”

Hilton Head Beach Child

Concerning real estate in our area, the market

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We continue to monitor and track Hurricane Irma as it makes its way through the Atlantic. Still, the path is uncertain but what we do know is that preparation is key, and Gov. Henry McMaster urged citizens to prepare. We have compiled a list of helpful resources you can use to stay informed as the storm moves toward land. They can be found here Resources You Can Use Before, During, and After a Hurricane.

To help in the preparation process, we wanted to share a few suggestions and emergency preparedness check lists.

1. Fill up all vehicles with gas, check tires and oil
2. Have cash on-hand
3. Organize and pack important documents including insurance policies
4. Photograph your property including the interior, exterior, additional structures, and

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Local means friends you can count on, neighbors you can trust, and business you go out of your way to support. Real Estate is a local business which means every home, in every community is unique, and each deserves the attention, care and consideration only a local company can offer. Charter One Realty is local through and through. We are the names and faces that you recognize in your communities and we are proud to live, work and give in the Lowcountry. But at the end of the day, we know that not all buyers are local. So when it comes to our marketing programs, we think globally.

Charter One Realty's Global Reach


International Reach - Charter One Realty


Visitors from over 175 countries visit and as a member of Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate, the world’s

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Mistakes When Buying

Buying a home isn’t easy. There are a million factors that go into it, from your initial search to working with your agent and securing a loan.

Fortunately, you’ve made the smartest decision already: you’re looking to buy somewhere in the Hilton Head Island and Bluffton area. Congratulations! You’re about to join one of the most dynamic communities in the world, amid a wonderland of natural beauty, world-class amenities and Southern charm.

It’s the rest of the decisions, however, where things can get tricky. As always, we’re here to help. We asked Charter One agent Vince Harrison about some of the common mistakes he sees, and present them here to help guide you through this process with ease.

DO Take a Focused Approach

Because of the many

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Pet Friendly Hilton Head

The island is the perfect place for you and your four-legged friend to call home.

When you think of Hilton Head Island, what do you think of? White sand beaches? World-class golf and tennis? Fine dining?

Hilton Head Island has been defined by so many things, but one of the more surprising aspects of this island paradise is its exceptional pet-friendliness. We’re an island of dog and cat lovers, and everything from our public spaces to our businesses reflect that. Want to know more about the fun you can have with your furry friend on the island? Read on.

Famously Dog-Friendly Beaches and Parks

Nothing makes your dog happier than a wide open space where they can run around – and if there happens to be some waves they can splash around in,

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September Events 2017 Hilton Head Island

Fall in love with the Lowcountry with these events scheduled in September. From football college football fundraisers to Bluffton’s Sunset Party, the possibilities for fun are endless in Hilton Head and Bluffton. Take a look at some of the exciting events planned for our area.


All Month Long

The Coastal Discovery Museum provides tours, walks, programs, and exhibits about the Lowcountry. Events are scheduled daily. To learn more about the Coastal Discovery monthly events, contact 843-689-6767 or visit


Live Music with Bobby Lee Magyarosi

Bobby Lee Magyarosi will perform every Friday night starting at 7 pm on the patio of Reilley’s Grill and Bar.

September 1 – September 29, 2017

Reilley’s Grill and Bar

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Melba Windham Joins Charter One RealtyHilton Head Island, South Carolina, August 2017 – Charter One Realty ( has announced that longtime real estate professional Melba Windham has joined the company as an Agent.  Melba will be working out of the Forest Beach Office of Charter One Realty, which is located at the Beach Market Shops on Hilton Head Island.

Having been in the real estate industry for more than 20 years, Melba brings years of valuable real estate experience to Charter One Realty, and a strong knowledge of the Lowcountry real estate market.   Prior to her real estate career, Melba served in the banking and Insurance industry, where she gained valuable skills. These skills are now being utilized by her clients to successfully navigate today’s more complex

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Lynn ShealyHILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC, August 2017 –Charter One Realty is pleased to announce that Lynn Shealy has joined the company at their South office located at 5 Park Lane on Hilton Head Island, SC.  Lynn joins Herman & Davis Properties as a Licensed Executive Assistant, honing in on the Bluffton and Hilton Head markets.

A native of Washington, Georgia, Lynn’s career began in the commercial loan department of Athens First Bank before moving to Bluffton, SC in 2005. Lynn and her family were frequent visitors to Hilton Head over the 15 years prior to relocating but their desire to join the family business, a remodeling and construction company, was the ultimate motivator. Shortly after moving to the area Lynn earned her Real Estate License and joined a

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