Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hilton Head Bluffton Realty is pleased to offer these professional and dynamic 60-second market updates for our clients.  The videos touch on 5 key components of market activity:  Active Inventory, Median Listing Price, Days on the Market, Median Sales Price, Units Sold.   

Video Market Updates

  1. Sea Pines
  2. Palmetto Dunes & Shelter Cove 
  3. Forest Beach
  4. Shipyard 
  5. Folly Field, Hilton Head          
  6. Hilton Head Plantation
  7. Windmill Harbour
  8. Long Cove 
  9. Hilton Head Condos ($250K+)
  10. Hilton Head Luxury Homes          
  11. Bluffton   
  12. Oldfield 
  13. Sun City
  14. Latitude Margaritaville           
  15. Bluffton Luxury Homes   

Our goal with these fact-based videos is to share with our clients and prospects about how…

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During May through October, Hilton Head Island excitingly welcomes hundreds of sea turtles each nesting season!

For this reason, we ask our residents and visitors to help protect this endangered species. 

In a perfect setting, with ideal conditions, Hilton Head Island’s most common marine turtle, the loggerhead, comes ashore about every 18 days during nesting season. She lays 80 to 120 eggs into a freshly made nest nearly two feet deep. Under the warm, dry sand, the round eggs incubate for an average of 50 days.  The two-inch hatchlings dig together to travel to the surface of the nest. The newborns rely on their instincts, moonlight, and even magnetic fields to guide them. They squirm, crawl and wiggle as quickly as their new little flippers will…

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Darkness fades as the golden rays of the sun angelically illuminate a sea turtle’s incredible tracks, temporarily imprinted through the sand crystals on Hilton Head Island’s beach.   Early risers can experience nature at its finest as the majestic sunrise signals the beginning of a new day filled with hope. Between May and October, beachgoers may have the pleasure of discovering the distinctive tracks left from a sea turtle’s crawl to and from her nest. Hilton Head is fortunate to have four out of seven species of turtles documented in our area.

The best way to see a spectacular turtle nest is to walk along Hilton Head Island’s sandy beaches facing the Atlantic Ocean. You can find this protected turtle nest in Palmetto Dunes Resort. 

The endangered…

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Berkeley Place welcomes Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hilton Head Bluftfon RealtyWe are excited to have our Bluffton office part of Berkeley Place of Buckwalter Parkway! Now located at 104 Buckwalter Parkway, Suite 2B near the Cinemark movie theatres and above One Hot Mama's.  While we loved our space in Bluffton's Promenade, Berkeley Place offers more accessibility and convenience for our clients.  With a quick 7 minutes or less drive to pretty much anywhere in Bluffton, we knew this would be where we could assist our clients best.  

 

 

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One of the many attributes of the marvelous South Carolina Lowcountry that visitors and new residents of the area find fascinating is the area’s history.

You can stroll down the lanes of large and small communities, drop into a fifty-year-old restaurant or spend a few hours inside a 177-year-old home. Once in this residence you will experience the culture and history of Bluffton, from inside one of the few structures left standing after the end of the Civil War.

For those who enjoy ‘feeling’ history, visiting some of the historic sites in Bluffton and on Hilton Head Island, the experience is sometimes a bit surreal, like being transported back in time 100, 200 or even 300 years.

Now let your imagination run a little wild and envision living in a…

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Christina Galbreath-GonzalezWe are happy to announce that Christina Galbreath-Gonzalez is the new Broker-in-Charge of the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hilton Head Bluffton Realty Bluffton location. Get to know Christina with this Q&A session:

Why were you selected to lead the Bluffton team?  My role as Office Manager for the past 14 years and working side by side with Randy Smith (BIC of the Hilton Head location) really helped me learn a lot about the Broker-in-Charge role and duties.  He me involved with many transactions of all sizes and shared his knowledge with me.  Combine the hands-on training I received from Randy plus my experience with our agents and real estate, it was a natural promotion for me.  

What defines your leadership style?  I received my Bachelor’s…

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Haunted HousesOctober not only brings along crisp fresh air, but is also a time for spooky decorations and Halloween fun!  If your home is on the market, the question on whether or not to go all out with your Halloween decorations usually comes up.  Unlike some holidays, Halloween is usually a lot of exterior decor that can be creepy, spooky and sometimes frightening giving your home a haunted look!!  Our advice during this holiday is to keep it fun and maybe a little on the minimal side.  As potential buyers walk around your home, they may not want to walk through your "graveyard" or large tree spider web.  Keep those chilling scenes out of main walkways.  Pumpkins and Jack-O-Laterns are always fun especially as it starts to get darker earlier in the evening, just…

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19 Red CardinalBerkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hilton Head Bluffton Realty celebrates another luxury listing sold! 19 Red Cardinal Rd in Sea Pines of Hilton Head Island is one of the most expensive Oceanfront homes sold in the last 10 years on this street! This home was just built in May of 2020 and under contract in less than 30 days. 

Our Luxury Collection Specialist, Nancy Presley, has been selling homes in the Sea Pines area for over 30 years and dominates the high-end market in Hilton Head Island.  She represented the seller in this endeavor.  Learn more about Nancy Presley and the differentiating luxury services she provides for her clients.  

Search Sea Pines Oceanfront Properties HERE

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Latitude MargaritavilleWith the one-year anniversary celebration of Latitude Margaritaville Hilton Head recently, several expansion projects are underway. New homes are being built in Phase 2, including a new model park for your viewing. The models range from single family homes to villas to cottages.  The cottages are new to the community in Phase 2. New residents are moving in, ready to enjoy the Margaritaville lifestyle.  The gorgeous amenities opened in late January, including the pools, fitness center, restaurant and many others. With the COVID19 precautions, there are some changes to keep all residents and their guests safe. The home owners continue to enjoy most of the amenities at safe distances. 

There is a home and a fun activity just for you!  Come visit our…

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As we progressed through February, the actual and expected impacts of COVID-19 continued to grow, with concerns of economic impact reaching the stock market in the last week of the month. As the stock market declined, so did mortgage rates, offering a bad news-good news situation. While short term declines in the stock market can sting, borrowers who lock in today’s low rates will benefit significantly in the long term.

February 2020 Market Reports

New Listings were down 2.3 percent to 650. Pending Sales increased 21.8 percent to 586. Inventory shrank 14.5 percent to 2,046 units.

Prices moved higher as Median Sales Price was up 7.5 percent to $322,463. Days on Market increased 11.3 percent to 148 days. Months Supply of Inventory was down 20.4 percent to 4.3 months,…

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