Top Ten Places To Retire

South Carolina’s state taxes are the lowest in the country, one of the many budget-friendly factors that make Charleston a good home for retirees. There are no taxes on Social Security benefits in the Palmetto State, which also provides a $15,000 retirement income deduction for people over 65. Retirees can spend their savings in one of historic Charleston’s many theaters or soul food restaurants. The city is known for its mild climate, and tourist draws such as Savannah, Hilton Head and Myrtle Beach are just two hours away by car.

Economic Forecast for Charleston Metro Area

Area Development, the leading executive magazine covering corporate site selection/relocation, recently published the “100 Leading Locations for 2012: Which MSAs Rank Highest for Economic & Job Growth?” Charleston MSA ranks #14 among all U.S. metros, and #2 among metro areas in the South-Atlantic region.

Wentworth Mansion

The No. 1 Ranked Hotel in Continental US is located in Historic Downtown Charleston, SC. http://www.postandcourier.com/article/20120706/PC16/120709480

Signs of Improvement

The linked article is from Builder Magazine and the NAHB’s chief economist David Crowe. Unlike some chief economists (over the last 5 years) who saw little danger as the housing market plunged, David Crowe has been very pessimistic about housing since early ’06. This is the first significant optimism I’ve seen out of him so […]

Charleston, SC Home of Best New Restaurant

One of the top 10 reasons people move to Charleston is its collection of incredible restaurants.

Home of America’s Most Attractive People

Where Do America’s Most Attractive People Live? According to Travel and Leisure Charleston, SC is #1. Another great reason to move to Charleston! Click the following link for complete article http://newsfeed.time.com/2010/11/10/where-do-americas-most-attractive-people-live/

Best Place In The World To Spend Christmas

Charleston, SC Ranked #1 Christmas Town Travel and Leisure article explains why Charleston is the best place in the world to spend Christmas. http://www.travelandleisure.com/articles/best-places-to-spend-christmas/2

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Charleston South Carolina Homes for Sale

Learn about homes for sale in the Charleston SC area including Mount Pleasant, Daniels Island, Wild Dunes, and, of course, downtown Historic Charleston click "Communities" at the top of any page. Each community page includes a description of the real estate market and features the best neighborhoods to live. You can also search real estate for sale in the community by property type.

The Charleston real estate market can be complicated. Geography often determines the value of homes for sale in Charleston but there are other reasons. Recent changes in the Mount Pleasant and James Island real estate markets emphasize the need for all homebuyers to thoroughly research all potential listings on the Charleston MLS prior to submitting an offer to purchase. People looking to relocate to the Tri-County area for work at Boeing or MUSC will benefit from our real estate services as much as those who want to buy a vacation beach house or retirement home.

Our team of Carolina One real estate agents specializes in helping homebuyers find homes for sale in Mount Pleasant, Daniel Island, James Island and neighboring beach communities - Isle of Palms, Wild Dunes and Sullivans Island. We assist clients through the entire buying process. We understand that all homebuyers’ needs vary and customize our services to accommodate each client's situation.

Finding Your New Home

Deciding where to live in Charleston is easy when you work with professionals from Carolina One Real Estate, Charleston’s #1 real estate company. Our Realtor team offers this free real estate information to all homebuyers and sellers. Our website is more than just an Charleston MLS search engine displaying all houses, town homes and condominiums for sale. Read about the different communities, neighborhoods and property values. To help you decide where to live in Charleston click on an area of the interactive map. You can also search real estate listings by property type. The advanced property search allows you to search homes for sale by area, neighborhood, even street Name!

Relocate to Charleston, SC

Thanks to Charleston's growing economy our team of Carolina One Realtors has been fortunate to help many new residents find homes and introduce them to their new communities. MUSC doctors, residents, faculty and staff often contact us for assistance finding homes in neighborhoods in close proximity to Downtown Charleston. In the past few years many of our clients relocating to the area have moved to Charleston for retirement. Our Realtor Team is here to help whether you are relocating to Charleston for work, school or retirement. Free Charleston relocation package from Carolina One Real Estate available upon request.

The Charleston metro area is comprised of 18 communities. You should work with a local Charleston real estate agent to help you find homes you want in neighborhoods you like. People often choose to live in Mount Pleasant because it is close to Downtown Charleston, near the beach and has the best public schools in Charleston County.

Fun Things To Do In Charleston

People often choose to live in Charleston because the area has so much to do (other than work). Recreation means different things to different people but, the most popular activities for visitors and residents are shopping, fishing and dining out.

The Lowcountry is an outdoorsman’s paradise! Grass marshes line the inshore and offshore coastal waterways providing a protective and fertile habitat for saltwater fish and birds. To truly appreciate the Lowcountry’s pristine natural resources and wildlife you should explore the backcountry by boat. Year round, Charleston fishing charters are available through professional fishing guides and are excellent way to experience the outdoors.

  • Mt Pleasant Homes for Sale

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    Mt Pleasant Home for Sale $569,806 1,209

    Img #0 (170x340)Mount Pleasant, SC real estate is highly sought after. Mt Pleasant real estate includes everything from historic homes to state of the art condos. All Mount Pleasant homes are within a few minutes drive to beaches, rivers, shopping, Historic Downtown Charleston and restaurants. The Mount Pleasant public schools are considered the best in Charleston County.

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  • Isle of Palms Home for Sale

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    Isle of Palms Homes for Sale $928,305 373

    Wild Dunes, located at the north end of Isle of Palms, is a world-famous resort and private, gated community. Real estate on Isle of Palms ranges from palatial beach front family compounds to modest single bedroom condominiums. The Isle of Palms is a classic, waterfront, family-friendly community.

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  • Daniel Island Homes for Sale

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    Daniel Island Home for Sale $865,833 157

    Daniel Island real estate offers everything from stately waterfront homes with private docks extending to deep water to one bedroom condominiums. Daniel Island is a secluded island town is minuted from Mount Pleasant, Sullivan's Island, Isle of Palms, Downtown Charleston and Charleston International Airport. However, residents have little reason to leave because Danile Island's pedestrian-friendly downtown offers most all of the conveniences of modern living. Amenities like Tom Fazio and Rees Jones designed golf cources and the Family Circle Tennis Center make residents want to stay on Daniel Island no matter how close they are to other Charleston area attractions.

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  • Downtown Charleston Home for Sale

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    Downtown Charleston Homes for Sale $966,932 459

    Downtown Charleston PropertiesDowntown Charleston real estate is highly sought after. Downtown Charleston residents are within walking distance of countless restaurants, bars, MUSC campus, the City Marina, The Market and so much more. The historical significance of the Charleston Peninsula and vibrant culture combined with its proximity to multiple area beaches, waterways and attractions help to maintain Charleston's real estate values.

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  • James Island Homes for Sale

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    James Island Home for Sale $377,321 435

    James Island Real EstateJames Island real estate and its residents are truly diverse. Located between Folly Beach and Downtown Charleston, James Island real estate is highly sought after by homebuyers wanting to live close to Historic Charleston and the beach.

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  • West Ashley Home for Sale

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    West Ashley Homes for Sale $288,038 662

    West Ashley’s new and old construction, interwoven along Folly Road, the Intracoastal Waterway and Ashley River, is one of the best examples of the kind of redevelopment, renovation and expansion underway in metropolitan Charleston area real estate.

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  • Johns Island Homes for Sale

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    Johns Island Home for Sale $394,606 500

    Johns Island PropertyAbout 10 years ago Johns Island was known for its tomatoes and how to get to Kiawah and Seabrook Islands. Today, Johns Island is a hotspot for real estate speculation. Johns island is developing, fast. Real estate values on Johns Island tend to be below average but, this is likely to change as commercial and residential properties grow are built. Johns Island is about seven miles from Historic Downtown Charleston.

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  • Sullivan's Island Home for Sale

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    Sullivan's Island Homes for Sale $1,450,866 59

    Sullivan's Island and its eclectic collection of homes epitomize coastal living in Charleston, SC. Sullivan's Island homes, influenced by the island's history, exude Southern charm. It is not surprising that Sullivan's Island has influenced many classic and modern authors and artists.

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  • Kiawah & Seabrook Homes for Sale

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    Kiawah & Seabrook Home for Sale $663,487 474

    Kiawah and Seabrook Islands are world-renouned island resorts featuring some of the best golf courses in the greater Charleston, SC area. Both Kiawah and Seabrook are about 20 miles from the Charleston peninsula secluding the resorts from busy city life.

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  • Folly Beach Home for Sale

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    Folly Beach Homes for Sale $543,957 220

    Folly Beach or "The Edge of America" has significantly changed over the past decade. The recent condominium and townhouse development and renovation of many homes on Folly Beach is not surprising considering this laid back beach community is only fiftenn minutes from Downtown Charleston and borders James Island. Some of the best bargains for beach homes and townhouses in the Charleston area are found on Folly Beach.

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  • Edisto Island Homes for Sale

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    Edisto Island Home for Sale $374,544 308

    Edisto Island is a quiet family island located 30 miles south of Charleston. It is a place of little commercialization that has grown with responsible development by combining history and progress.

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  • Goose Creek Home for Sale

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    Goose Creek Homes for Sale $219,308 1,056

    Goose Creek real estate is trantitioning much the same as neighboring Hanahan and developing areas of Summerville. Affordable, well-built homes for sale in Goose Creek are abundant. Unlike many Charleston areas, Goose Creek has multiple residential developments planned or already in the works. Employment oportunities in Goose Creek are growing with Google about to open for business and Roper Hospital branching out to the area. Forecasted real estate values for Goose Creek appear promising.

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  • Summerville Homes for Sale

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    Summerville Home for Sale $215,470 1,266

    Real estate in Summerville, SC remains in high demand because it includes everything from historic homes to brand new construction. Early Charleston settlers moved here during the summer months to avoid "Summer Sickness" hence the name "Summerville." History and I-26 keep Downtown Charleston and Summerville connected despite being 25 miles apart. However, "Flower Town," Summerville's nickname, is often homebuyers preferred location for it genuine small-town feel, #1 ranked public school system in the state and fast growing job market.

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  • North Charleston Home for Sale

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    North Charleston Homes for Sale $197,576 1,116

    It common for homebuyers unfamiliar with the greater Charleston, SC area to mistake Downtown Charleston and North Charleston to be the same just one is above the other. Another common misconnception shared by many local Charlestonians is N Charleston nothing more than an industrial area. Today's North Charleston is quickly developing and, where appropriate, being renovated into an extremely desirable real estate market. And, contrary to popular beliefe, North Charleston has much historical significance.

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  • Hanahan Homes for Sale

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    Hanahan Home for Sale $172,726 359

    Real estate in Hanahan, South Carolina is becoming highly sought after for its excellent home values and close proximity to Charleston International Airport, major private and government employers and Interstates. In recent years, Hanahan real estate has become synonymous with new construction like Tanner Plantation, Dominion Village, Indigo Island Reserve, The Reserve, Carlton Place and Eagle Landing.

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