James Island, SC Real Estate News

By Randy & Ronnie Winks
(Exit Realty - The Tracey Group)
During January 2009 there was 16 real estate transactions which totaled $4,752,016 compared to 27 transactions in January 2008 which totaled $7,981,416.  In January 2009 the average sold price was $297,001 up from the average sold price of $295,608 in January 2008. The median price was $284,950 in January 2009 as compared to $255,500 in January 2008. The DOM for January 2009 was 115 compared to 121 DOM for January 2008. For information on properties contact Randy Winks or Ronnie Winks or check our website  www.randyandronnie.com.  James Island is located just outside of historic downtown Charleston, South Carolina.
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By Jay Tracey, Real Estate Service Far Beyond an Internet Search
(Exit Realty The Tracey Group)
    James Island Weekly News: Amy Vann wins Top Producer Award for 2008 for Exit Realty The Tracey Group Cheryl Stepka-Tracey wins "Yak award." Amy Vann of James Island has won the 2008 Top Producer Award for Exit Realty The Tracey Group. Vann, a four year agent with Exit, also put together two (2) $1,000,000 + sales to win the award going away.                                                                                                                                                  Cheryl Stepka-Tracey was announced as the 2008 Yak Award winner. This award was presented for her stellar efforts towards "Carrying the weight of the World."  Amy and Cheryl's awards were announced at Exit's 2009 Web Strategy training hosted by Key Yessaad.  Congratulations Amy Vann and Cheryl Stepka-T...
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By Jay Tracey, Real Estate Service Far Beyond an Internet Search
(Exit Realty The Tracey Group)
  James Island Elects Kristi Reagor to Zoning Board Kristi Reagor, a 7 year real estate agent with Exit Realty The Tracey Group of James Island, has been voted to the towns Board of Zoning Appeals. Reagor was nominated by Councilman Leonard Blank and received unanimous approval from the James Island town council on January 20th. The BZA handles questions concerning setbacks, easements, grand trees, and exceptions to dimensional standards for the Town of James Island. In an interview shortly after her appointment, Reagor said "Just knowing what's going on and gaining a better understanding of zoning and land use issues will be my reward for service."  To read the full article in The Post...
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By Randy & Ronnie Winks
(Exit Realty - The Tracey Group)
In 2005 there were 1323 properties sold at an average price of $229,299. The average sold DOM was 36. In 2006 there were 1088 properties sold at an average price of $271,412. The average sold DOM was 49. In 2007 there were 699 properties sold at an average price of $308,213. The average sold DOM was 100. In 2008 there were 458 properties sold at an average price of $279,987. The average sold DOM was 104. Based on the above statistics the average sold property price in 2008 was down 9.2% from the peak average sold price in 2007. The number of properties sold in 2008 was down 189% from the peak number sold in 2005. The average sold DOM in 2008 has increased by 68 days as compared to 2005. James Island is located just outside historic downtown Charleston, South Carolina.
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By Jay Tracey, Real Estate Service Far Beyond an Internet Search
(Exit Realty The Tracey Group)
James Island Demographics Prove Large Population Influx The Charleston lifestyle has been discovered with a steady stream of newcomers boosting the regions population to more than 600,000. Bedroom community, James Island, has been a strong player in the diverse eclectic growth arriving daily. Many of these new residents are highly educated and all add to the unique flair of this historic coastal community. James Island has consistently been voted as one of the best relocation cities in America. Arts, recreation, dance, theater, music and museums are abundant throughout the city. Water sports, golf, fishing, hunting and horseback riding add recreation to anybody's lifestyle. Spend an afternoon sailing or fishing on the miles of lakes, rivers or Atlantic Ocean. James Island residents know...
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By Jay Tracey, Real Estate Service Far Beyond an Internet Search
(Exit Realty The Tracey Group)
Series of Court Battles Finally Go James Island's Way Court battles dating back to 1992 have brought more fire to the folks on James Island then the shelling of Fort Sumter. James Island has now won the right to exist, but the ruling will surely bring a quick response from the City Of Charleston . The city plans to appeal the case to the State Supreme Court.  Charleston Mayor Joe Riley was quoted early Wednesday saying "We always knew this is a matter that would ultimately be decided by the South Carolina Supreme Court. We believe our positions are valid."                                                                                         For more information and a complete timeline chronicling this epic battle, click HERE. For More information on Charleston Real Estate contact Jay ...
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By Jay Tracey, Real Estate Service Far Beyond an Internet Search
(Exit Realty The Tracey Group)
Charleston Area Holiday Festival of Lights brings magic to young and old! A must see holiday event for the entire family. Come see a light display that numbers in the millions along a 3 mile auto tour. Train rides, sand castles, carousel, enchanted Forrest, marsh mellow roasting, fire pit, climbing wall and Santa's Attic -the best gift shop on the entire eastern seaboard. Don't forget to enter your best creation for the Gingerbread house competition. While there, take notice of a very special light display sponsored by me, Jay Tracey. Remember The Old Lady in the Shoe?   Do you like dinosaurs? How about Sea Horses? There are over 600 light displays, each one part of a fun, fun theme! For additional information on the Holiday Festival of Lights, click here. Exit Realty The Tracey Group ...
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By Adam Hankey, Internet Marketing, MLS IDX, Web Design
( Search Engine Marketing Strategist)
Located on James Island, Affirmation Oaks is a beautiful little neighborhood just off of Harbor View Rd. Designed for just 14 homes along a one-way street circling a central pond and park, this neighborhood is perfect for people looking for a quiet lifestyle. All homes in this wonderful community are all designed to include gorgeous front porches yet, no two houses are exactly alike. The following are a few sample homes currently available in Affirmation Oaks where the homes start in the mid $250s.   Listing 1 of 3 1148 HARBOR TRACE CR AFFIRMATION OAKS CHARLESTON, SC Beds 3 / Baths 3.5 / 2400 sqft $420,000 Offered by: MARGARET OSTERGARD More info >>   Listing 2 of 3 1118 HARBOR TRACE CR AFFIRMATION OAKS CHARLESTON, SC Beds 3 / Baths 2.5 / 2800 sqft $499,000 Offered by: GAIL CAREW More i...
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By Thomas Cunningham, Charleston, SC Real Estate
(Buyers' Choice Realty)
Lakeside, James Island SC        Tucked away within a verdant oasis, yet convenient to everything that James Island has to offer, Lakeside is a beautiful Townhome community located on James Island between Folly Rd and Maybank Hwy.   Lakeside is just around the corner from the Intercoastal Waterway, five minutes from Downtown Charleston and 15 minutes from Folly Beach.             Lakeside provides an idyllic setting for its 76 Townhomes with Two and Three bedroom floor plans.  Pristine and verdant, quiet and quaint, Lakeside is located just off Folly Road on James Island, SC.  This Townhome community provides the best of both worlds: concealed but surprisingly close to all that Charleston has to offer. Within walking distance you can find several Restaurants, Grocery Stores and Dry Clea...
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By Thomas Cunningham, Charleston, SC Real Estate
(Buyers' Choice Realty)
MLS Statistics Results Sales and Inventory History Thursday, January 03, 2008  Month Year Monthly Sales Avg ListPrice Avg Sale Price % Diff Sell/list Avg DOM Curr Inventory Months Inventory January 200740$438,090 $426,033 97.25%1022927.3February 200745$334,557 $325,208 97.21%813106.89March 200761$329,134 $313,868 95.36%753595.89April 200754$400,578 $385,334 96.19%1133616.69May 200756$347,957 $334,084 96.01%913616.45June 200750$339,900 $328,930 96.77%1043657.3July 200748$345,062 $332,702 96.42%903647.58August 200747$329,159 $316,334 96.10%973637.72September 200728$405,068 $390,203 96.33%12537613.43October 200733$315,171 $302,717 96.05%10637111.24November 200722$303,556 $287,910 94.85%11635816.27December 200730$375,308 $351,061 93.54%10333911.3Total 514$355,295 $341,199 96.03%100.33529.01...
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By Beverly Barrineau
(Keller Williams Realty)
 Serving the Charleston Metro area Meet Beverly BarrineauThe Power of Determination Whether it's in her career or in her hobbies, Beverly always holds herself to the highest standards. Determined, dedicated and focused, she always strives to be her best in every situation. That's why, as a real estate professional, she's committed to providing the best service around. Whether buying or selling, her extensive knowledge of the market and professional experience will guide you to excellent results. A Strong FoundationBeverly finds that the Charleston area is truly a gem and she's thankful she moved here several years ago. Beverly moved to Charleston to pursue an education. She received her nursing degree and practiced as a Registered Nurse for a local teaching hospital, the Medical Univers...
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