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The GCP Team Hit List For Top Charleston SC Eats

(Pictured Above: Cambron Elsey's family restaurant, Laura Alberts, Daniel Island)Most of us know there are a TON of food + bev options in the greater Charleston SC area. You could visit a new

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Searching Mount Pleasant SC Homes

Looking for the top neighborhoods in Mount Pleasant, SC? Look no further! The Greater Charleston Properties Team would love to help you find the perfect home for you. Whether you're looking for

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Spring In The Holy City

Despite the little cold front that came through recently, we can officially say Spring has sprung! The long and lovely list of things to do in the Lowcountry definitely lets us know that Spring is

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Love In The Lowcountry

Valentine's Day in Charleston, SCIt’s difficult not to feel the love in Charleston. This Southern gem of a city, with its lamp-lit streets and historic charm, sets a scene of modern romance

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2nd Sunday On King Street

In the heart of Downtown Charleston lies the historic King Street, famed for its shopping district and called one of the 10 Best Shopping Streets in the United States by US News & World Report.

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Holiday Happenings In Charleston SC

(Regal Charles Towne Square Stadium 18, North Charleston)Happy Holidays from The Greater Charleston Properties Team! We hope you're enjoying the sights and sounds of the season! If you're a 

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Soup In The City

 Charleston: Soup In The CityIf the recent descent into the brisk, cooler weather has caused you to grab a scarf or throw on your North Face jacket before you head out the door, it may have

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Selling Your Home In 2018

Although the Lowcountry real estate market is slowing a little this Fall, buyers are always on the prowl and looking for just the right house at the right price. Maybe you are thinking of

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Fall Events In Charleston SC

Charleston is JUST now getting around to giving us some cooler "Fall" temps and it has been wonderful! All around the Lowcountry residents are starting to break out their boots and dust off the

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Hurricane Preparedness In Charleston SC

If you're following the news, and surely most everyone is at this point, there is real potential that the Lowcountry will be directly affected by Hurricane Irma. If you live in the Charleston area,

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Open Houses This Weekend In Charleston SC

The Greater Charleston Properties Team has been busy lately! We listed FIVE new homes this week and are hosting open houses for all of them this weekend! If you or someone you know is looking for a

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Townhomes In Mount Pleasant SC Just Listed

1177 Dingle Road, Mount Pleasant SC 29466***NEW LISTING ALERT***Check out this gorgeous townhome our team JUST LISTED in Royal Palms! It's 3 bedrooms and 3 baths, 2,512 square feet, and

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Tips For A Stress Free Move

Moving can be stressful, here are some ways to ease the process and get you into your new home. Don't forget to have markers to label what things are and where they go. Have plenty of packing tape!

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Best Parks In Charleston SC

It's no secret that Charleston has a lot to offer, one of its best “perks” being its parks.  No matter what part of town you call home, there is a great family friendly park near you

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Top 5 BBQ Spots In The Holy City

The Holy City is known for its rich history, beautiful churches and of course, the food.  Perhaps the most acclaimed cuisine being its barbecue.  Whether you fancy pork, chicken, turkey,

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Fun Family Things To Do In Mount Pleasant SC

There is no shortage of family fun in Mount Pleasant this Summer.  Be sure to check out these attractions whether you are  visiting or local.Kayak/Paddle Board ToursFor a fun ,

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Celebrating The 4th Of July In Charleston SC

The Summer is flying by and the 4th of July is right around the corner! What do you and your friends and family have planned?  There are celebrations going on all over the Lowcountry, and

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Kitchen Trends Of 2017

They say the kitchen is the heart of the home.  Whether you're cooking with the family or entertaining friends, have your kitchen looking its best this Summer! Here are some current kitchen

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Entering The Summer Sellers Market In Charleston SC

Thinking of selling or just improving your home’s curb appeal this summer?  Here are few tips to grab your buyer or neighbor’s eye!Front DoorThe front door is a reflection of your home’s

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The Magic Of Charleston SC Gardens

There's something magical about having an abundance of blooming flowers and exotic plants right at your fingertips.  Because of Charleston's sub-tropical climate, rich soil, and many rivers,

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The First Tee Of Greater Charleston

We believe it's important to be involved in the community, especially when it comes to the children who are our future. We love supporting the Young Ambassadors Council, a group of young

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James Island SC And The Three Trees

The Three Trees of James IslandJames Island's Lighthouse Point hosts some of the oldest native pottery artifacts on our continent and were found in 1930. Stiles Bee, also known as "Sandy," who

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New Construction In Charleston SC

With many opportunities for new construction in the Charleston area, you may have considered this option for yourself. It is important to understand the process of building a home and the role

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Charleston SC Lighthouses

Morris Island LighthouseLighthouses have been navigational beacons for maritime captains for hundreds of years. South Carolina is home to 11 lighthouses along the Atlantic coast, but only two of

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1779 Dartmoor Circle In West Ashley

1779 Dartmoor Circle, Charleston, SC 29407Located in the heart of West Ashley, just 15 minutes from downtown, this beautiful 4 bedroom, 2 and half bath home in Northbridge Terrace just came on the

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The Angel Oak On Johns Island

One of Charleston’s landmarks is located in the heart of Johns Island off Maybank Highway. The Angel Oak is one of the oldest living things in the country and has become an iconic sight in the

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Wadmalaw Island And Charleston Tea Plantation

Charleston is rich in history and natural resources. One of our local splendors is the Charleston Tea Plantation on Wadmalaw Island. Wadmalaw is about 20 miles south of Charleston and is

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Increase The Value Of Your Charleston Home

Some small changes can add instant value and intrigue to your home. Get your home in its best shape, so you can get top dollar when you list! Ideas include:Spruce up the yard. Keep in mind that

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Charleston Homes Have History

21 Wentworth StreetAs you walk along the historic streets of Charleston, stop to appreciate the paint colors and architectural features of the beautiful homes. The Historic Charleston Foundation

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New Year New Avondale

The Avondale area continues to grow in popularity and in what it has to offer residents and visitors. The “design district” continues to please with many bars and restaurants within walking

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Buying Or Renting In Charleston SC

(123 Trillium Avenue is a 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath home in Summerville listed for $204,900)Have you ever wondered which is better for you: renting or buying a home? There are pros and cons

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More About James Island SC Home For Sale Under 350k

747 Shell Sand Circle, Charleston SC 29412What The Seller Says... About Their James Island Home & Neighborhood What features of your James Island home have you really enjoyed?Some of

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Selling Your Charleston Home During The Holidays

If you are thinking of selling your home in the Charleston, SC area, now is a great time to list! There are several advantages to selling your home at this time of year. Studies show that homes

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Styles Of Homes In Charleston

What Style of Home is Your Favorite?Around Charleston, there are several different styles of homes. Do you know which you prefer? Knowing what you like and don’t like is helpful for your agent

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Thanksgiving Week In Charleston

Here are a few events going on this week around Charleston. How will you and your family spend the holiday weekend? Wednesday 11/23Holiday Festival of LightsEvery evening from Nov 11-Jan 1

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More On Ocean Neighbors On James Island SC

Want to know more about Ocean Neighbors, one of James Island's premier neighborhoods?  This wonderful family community has much to offer. Read what one seller has to say about it.The Seller.

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Tips For Buying A Home In Charleston SC

If you’re getting ready to buy a home in the Charleston area, there are some tips to prepare yourself for your purchase. If you’re considering buying a new home, be sure to keep your credit

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Give Thanks By Giving Back At Charity Events In Charleston SC

It's that time of year when we give thanks and get into the holiday spirit! While having fun with friends and family, you can support local causes. Attend these events to give back to our community

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Fall Curb Appeal To Sell Your Charleston Home

The nights are getting cooler, and we’re ready to enjoy autumn in the Lowcountry! If you’re ready to list your home, there are few things to keep in mind for your home to look its best for

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West Ashley Greenway

Looks like a beautiful weekend for a walk or a bike ride down the Greenway! Residing in Byrnes Downs, Avondale, or Windermere gives you easy access to the West Ashley Greenway. Formerly a

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Avondale 5k

In less than a month, on Saturday, October 8, hundreds of runners and walkers will gather in Avondale to support a wonderful cause. The 5k was started in 2010 to raise funds for the Charles Webb

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Byrnes Downs Homes Have History

Byrnes Downs homes have history!The Victory House Corporation was run by Vincent Chicco and Leonard L. Long. Chicco’s dad was Vincent Chicco, the famous barkeep during the Prohibition era.

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James Island Tidal Creek Condo For Sale

James Island is an amazing place to live. Our listing at 1240 Peregrine Drive in Peregrine Point is one such picture perfect place. Not only is it a private, quiet community just minutes to beaches

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Owning A Home In Avondale Puts Entertainment In Your Backyard

Close to MUSC, downtown businesses, beaches, and boat access, Avondale is located less than five minutes from Charleston, making it an ideal location for homeowners. The area boasts many amenities,

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Great Investment Condo Downtown Charleston SC

Looking for a great investment condo in downtown Charleston, SC or know someone who is?  A professional or student perhaps? We just listed a terrific 2nd floor studio apartment! Walk

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Mount Pleasant Featured Property In Belle Hall

Families tend to search for neighborhoods that are, well, family friendly. There are several in Mount Pleasant that have tons of amenities. One such neighborhood is the section of Hibben in the

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Homes For Sale In West Ashley Charleston SC With Greater Charleston Properties

The "West Ashley" area of Charleston is a happening, growing place. Located just west of downtown Charleston, in between the Stono River and the Ashley River, this area has becoming a hotspot for

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Featured Property 3515 Colonel Vanderhorst Circle In Dunes West Of Mount Pleasant SC

The Seller Says... About My Home & Neighborhood3515 Colonel Vanderhorst Circle, Mount Pleasant SC 29466What are features of your home that you've really enjoyed?We have really loved relaxing,

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Need Another Reason To Come To Charleston SC

Whether you live here already or are planning a trip, there are a few more reasons to come to Charleston in the next few weeks.  March 2 - 6th come hungry to the Annual Wine & Food.

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Folly Beach Homes For Sale

Whether ocean front or just a few blocks away, we'll help you find what you desire at Folly Beach.Folly Beach is affectionately called "The Edge of America" and a favorite local spot for fishing,

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Water Front Charleston SC Properties

We listed this property at947 Mount Vernon Driveon James Island recently, as January was coming to a close. It had MULTIPLE offers and went under contract in just THREE days! And,

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What The Seller Says About 947 Mount Vernon Drive Charleston SC

What the Seller Says About Our Listing At 947 Mount Vernon Drive, Charleston SC 29412Check out what our seller says about this amazing, COMPLETELY RENOVATED, 4BR/3ba, 2,487sqft home 

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Best Neighborhoods Of James Island SC

Best Neighborhoods of James Island SC with Greater Charleston PropertiesThe best neighborhoods of James Island and what the owners sayJames Island has TONS of options if you're searching for a home.

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Oyster Roasts In The Lowcountry

So it's definitely time for Oyster Roasts in the Lowcountry, BUT, here's what SC DHEC is telling us about our oyster supply:FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 3, 2015DHEC closes some Charleston County

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What The Seller Says About 405 Felders Lane Johns Island 29455

The Seller Says. . .Check out what our seller says about our listing at 405 Felder's Lane, the 5BR/4ba, 2,841sqft home on Johns Island, the neighborhood of Grimball Gates, and the!

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The Lorentz Team Is Expanding In Charleston

Our Lorentz Real Estate Team is seeing some exciting growth and we wanted you to be one of the first to know! Built on the credibility and top notch customer service provided to countless clients

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Charleston Is For WINE LOVERS

Charleston is for WINE LOVERS!Whether you live in the Lowcountry or plan on visiting, this is a fun event to kick off the Holiday Season.  What a great way to break up your home touring

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What The Seller Says About 1495 Battalion Dr Charleston 29412

The Seller Says... About My Home & Neighborhood - 1495 Battalion Dr, Charleston 29412What are features of your home that you've really enjoyed?Long summer days catching crab from the dock and

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The Coast Is Clear

The beautiful Fall weather that Charleston is known for is showing up just in time for this weekend.  With temps in the mid 60s to low 70s expected, everyone in the Lowcountry is looking

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Charleston And SC Drying Out From Flood

We are drying out in the Charleston, SC area! Some areas still have flooding and will be in the rebuilding process. It has been amazing to see how communities have come together all over the state

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What The Seller Says About 808 Captain Toms Crossing

Check out what the Seller says about 808 Captain Toms Crossing, the Grimball Gates premier gated community, and the neighborhood of Johns Island!What are features of your home that you've

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What The Seller Says About 2164 Medway Rd

Check out what our seller says of our listing at 2164 Medway Rd on James Island and the neighborhood!What are features of your home that you've really enjoyed?We enjoy cooking in the outdoor

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What The Seller Says About 302 Canal Prism Rd

Check out what our seller says of our listing at 302 Canal Prism Road on Johns Island and the neighborhood!What are features of your home that you've really enjoyed?We love spending time out at the

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FREE Attractions And Annual First Day Festival

As children and families say goodbye to summer break and round the corner of the approaching 2015-2016 school season, they are invited to join in the back to school festivities that August

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Back To School And Tax Free Weekend

It's about that time again... Vacations are winding down, parents are scrambling to get their kids to cram summer reading, and oh, there's the big task of stocking up on all those school supplies.

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Get 10 Percent Back

Buy or sell a home with us, and get 10% of our commission donated to the charity or organization of YOUR choice, in your name!Lorentz Real Estate loves the local community. We also know the

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Design On A Dime

Does your home need a facelift? Moving into a brand new home? You don't have to deplete your bank account to do it. There are many ways you can spruce up your home that's affordable.  You have

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Charleston Voted Number 1 City In US For 3rd Year Straight

Charleston has done it again!  There are hundreds of dazzling and diverse destinations all over the country that preserve their history, press on to revamp communities that are undervalued, and

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What The Seller Says About 1059 Shipton Court In Hunt Club

New Listing in Hunt Club1059 Shipton Court, Charleston 294145BR/4Ba - 4,267sqftThe Seller Says. . .What are features of your home that you've really enjoyed?We have enjoyed the back deck

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Charleston Area Farmers Markets

Charleston Farmers MarketThe Charleston Farmers Market  is located in Marion Square at the heart of historic downtown Charleston, SC,.  Hours of operation are Saturday, from

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Check Out The 4th Of July Firework Displays In The Charleston Area

Folly BeachSpend the day at Folly Beach, catch some sun, relax, and enjoy your day by the water. If you're planning on going a bit later, be aware the beach fills up faster than you think so

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A Sweet Welcome Home Charleston

A Sweet 'Welcome Home'In the grand, antebellum Charleston, friends, family, travelers home,or other lucky guests would congregate for special occasions. The venue would be one of the gorgeous

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Mount Pleasant Historical Facts

Did you know:The site of Mount Pleasant was originally occupied by the Sewee Indians, an Alogonquian language-speaking tribe. The first white settlers arrived from England on July 6, 1680 under

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Charleston Real Estate Update From Dan Lorentz Team

Take a look at the recap of the current market report for Charleston SC!  We are always happy to help buy or sell, please call or email anytime!  843-532-4653dan@danlorentz.comSales Remain

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