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DID YOU KNOW?  The old Charleston district jail on Magazine Street downtown is aCharleston Sights National Historic site and is considered among the most haunted buildings in America. Built in 1802 as an Italian-Gothic fortress, it housed pirates, Civil War soldiers, and a notorious list of murderers and villains. It is now open for public tours.




CHARLESTON HAPPENINGS - Late summer is regatta season in Charleston, as people crowdCharleston regattta downtown Charleston's Battery and Waterfront park to watch hundreds of colorful sails do battle in the Charleston and Carolna yacht club harbor regattas, while the biggest outdoor party comes the first weekend in August down in Wadmalaw Island's Bohicket Creek with the always-entertaining Rockville regatta.



FEATURED DEVELOPMENT -  Condominium: Ripley Light Marina -

Solid, new construction. Prime location in Exclusive Ripley Light Marina.  A short 3-minutewaterfront charleston real estate drive to downtown…a virtually traffic-free route to both Roper and MUSC.  Waterfront with deepwater access and a deeded deepwater boat slip.  Gorgeous open kitchen with Custom Cabinets, Granite Countertops, Designer Light Fixtures, Tile and Beautiful Hardwood Flooring. Spiral Staircase takes you to the Loft to Enjoy the incredible views of the Harbor. All condominiums are 3 bedroom/ 3 baths Master suite with separate shower and whirlpool tub.

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AREA SALES UPDATE -  Since May 1, 2006…

Downtown Charleston:

126 residential properties have sold in downtown Charleston, 59 for $500,000 or more.

Mount Pleasant:

386 propeties have sold in Mount pleasant 98, for $500,000 or more. Sullivan's Island and Isle of Palms:

 79 properties have sold on Sullivan’s Island and Isle of Palms,  63 for $500,000 ore more.

James Island, Johns Island and FollyBeach:

 333 have sold and 41, and on

Kiawah, Seabrook and Wadmalaw Islands:

62 residential properties have sold on Kiawah, Seabrook and Wadmalaw Islands, 38 for $500,000 or more.

GET A FOOTHOLD IN CHARLESTON -  Discover historic Charleston with seventh-generation native Michael Trouche, an award-winning journalist and tour specialist, as he guides special walking studies of the charming downtown area. One and a half hours includes famous homes, gardens, parks, graveyards and churches - $15, twelve and under $8.

Downtown Charleston, West Ashley, Johns Island, James Island, Kiawah Island, Seabrook Island, Sullivan's Island, Isle of Palms (Wild Dunes), Edisto Island, Folly Beach, Mount Pleasant, Wadmalaw Island and Daniel Island

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