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3 Signs the Housing Market Is on the Rebound

The residential real estate market has essentially been plodding along for most of the year. However, three recent reports show the market may be on the verge of a rebound: 1. Existing Home Sales (closed sales) are up, marking two consecutive months of growth. 2. Pending Home Sales (contracts signed) are up with each of the four major regions reporting both month-over-month growth and year-over-year gains in contract activity. Here is the month-over-month growth: The Northeast rose 0.7% The Midwest increased 0.6% The South increased 1.4% The West grew 3.1% 3. Buyer Traffic (the number of people shopping for a...
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Meet the Team: Ric Hollifield | Partner, Co-Founde...

Meet Ric Hollifield. One half of the dynamic duo behind the Hilton Head Life and Beaufort Life brands, his thoughtfulness and passion are evident to all who meet him.   Ric’s history as both builder and mortgage lender give him a multifaceted industry background that translates into massive value for his clients. He brings years of skill and knowledge to the table, and is truly an expert problem-solver. Ric began his career on “this side” of the real estate industry in 2013, almost immediately putting down roots at what was then Gateway Realty, the leader in private club living. Gateway...
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Featured Property (Update: Under Contract) | RiviÃ...

      87 Oak Tree Road in Bluffton, SC Click Here For the Tour 87 Oak Tree Road Bluffton SC 29910 United States Price: $3,000,000 MLS #: 392623 Bedrooms: 4.0 Baths: 4.0 87 Oak Tree Road in Bluffton, SC Rivière House, so named for its incredible deep water riverfront location along the Colleton River, is the crowning jewel atop what is among the most spectacular properties in all of the Lowcountry. The orientation and design of the residence — a recently updated Kermit Huggins masterpiece — offers all who enter 270º views for vast expanses along the river and...
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Behind the Gates | Windmill Harbour

Windmill Harbour… The name itself evokes sounds of ships’ bells and a coastal town dripping in golden sunlight reflecting off of sparkling waters, while seagulls call overhead in the ocean breeze. All who enter this conveniently-located — yet relatively little-known — gem are taken by its Charlestonian charms, natural Lowcountry surroundings and the magnificently subtle elegance perfected by only a relative handful of communities. A Sanctuary Unto Itself While it boasts a Hilton Head address, Windmill Harbour is technically located on Jenkins Island, a stop between the mainland (after crossing Pinckney Island, the whole of which is a beautiful Wildlife...
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