Summer 2014 Market Update

As we reach the halfway mark for the year we are finally able to make some year-over-year comparisons and across the board we are seeing marked improve- ments. The market is moving from warm to hot quite quickly with a definite shift from a buyer’s market toward a seller’s market. The first half of 2014 […]

Spring 2014 Market Update

The first quarter of 2014 has proven that the local real estate market is emerging from its slump! Home sales are up and inventory is shrinking indicating that we should soon see a changing of the tide from a “buyer’s market” to a “seller’s market”. Land inventory remains high, making it a great time to shop […]

November means Oysters in McClellanville

Looking for 2010 Village Museum Oyster Roast? I’ll go ahead and say it.  I don’t like seafood.  Yes, I grew up in McClellanville, “the seafood capital of the world”, but the taste of  crabs, clams, shrimp, fish, and oysters has never really been that appealing to me.  I try not to open with this point, […]

McClellanville: 20 Years after Hurricane Hugo

It’s hard to believe it’s been 20 years since Hurricane Hugo muddied McClellanville’s timeline. The town has made an amazing comeback and it’s finally to the point that you don’t hear that four-letter word in everyday communication now.  I certainly couldn’t say that 10 years ago.  Time was still measured in terms of “before Hugo” […]

33rd Lowcountry Shrimp Festival

This will be the third year I’ve covered the Lowcountry Shrimp Festival on my blog, so it’s starting to become old hat.  This year my wife’s parents came down to enjoy the festivities though, so I’ve included a small portion of the picture that my mother-in-law took while enjoying the festival and the blessing of […]

More McClellanville Land is Protected by the Nature Conservancy

Once again The Nature Conservancy has preserved land surrounding McClellanville through purchase and conservation easement . Earlier this year an 812 acre tract of land just south of McClellanville was sold by the Nature Conservancy to Charleston County Parks. This land will be used as a public park with a few buildings but will remain […]

What's the Deal with the Stormwater Utility Bill?

Only a few weeks after successfully reducing my Charleston County property tax bill. I received yet another bill in the mail. This time it was a Stormwater Utility Bill for $36, which just goes to prove that the government will always get what the government wants out of you, it just might take them a […]

The Village Museum's Annual Oyster Roast

Come One, Come All to the McClellanville Oyster Roast under the Town Hall Saturday, November 8th, 2008 at 6p.m. This yearly event is sponsored by the Village Museum and thrown in appreciation of all of it’s members. Members, of course, get in free, but non-members can also enjoy the great food for just a $15 […]