Alt 6 - What is it and why should you care?

Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 2:32 pm by Pattie Stratton Blog


In 2016, Charleston County residents voted for a half-cent sales tax for transportation and Greenbelt programs.  Funds were included for what came to be called the "Main Road Corridor" which was Main and Bohicket Roads from Bees Ferry to Betsy Kerrison.

Rational Roads was formed in November 2020 by a group of John's Islanders, after Charleston County published their alternatives for Main Road Corridor Segment C.

They believed there were better ways than these proposed alternatives to improve congestion and safety in the Main Road Corridor and that this could be accomplished without destroying our culture and environment.  Of particular concern was saving the live oak canopy on Bohic...



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Featured Listings October 2022

Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 8:25 am by Pattie Stratton Blog


108 Live Oak Drive

Old Village - Mount Pleasant




Fully Remodeled with Modern Updates

4 BD | 3.5 BA | 3,900 Square Feet

With modern livability in mind, the addition of high end finishes and luxury upgrades have transformed this home into a move in ready gem.

The main floor features an all new luxury kitchen with beautiful beamed ceilings. Off the kitchen, there is an eat in dining space as well as a screened in porch overlooking the backyard. The formal dining space is filled with intricate crown molding, bright white walls, and a gorgeous new light fixture. The living space is centered around a new marble gas fireplace with soaring ceilings and tons of natural light from t...



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Market Stats Third Quarter 2022

Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 7:40 am by Pattie Stratton Blog



Our market continues to hold value and remains desirable as a second or primary home location. We are moving out of an intense seller's market, interest rates have increased over the past several weeks, resulting in a slowdown in sales in the  area, especially in the $400,000 to $1.5 million dollar range. Properties listed in this range have also seen the largest percentage of price adjustments as they are lingering on the market.

That being said, the Lowcountry is still a very desirable location and we continue to see keen interest from buyers particularly for homes in certain neighborhoods. When they are nicely done and well priced these properties continue to go under contract q...



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Maison Management

Sun, Oct 2nd 2022 10:30 am by Pattie Stratton Blog


Partner with Maison Management to ease the burden of your house management and lifestyle maintenance. Let us help manage your “must-do” list

so you have more time for what you WANT to do.

 

Bespoke House Management

Perfect for the busy or second homeowner, Maison provides peace of mind and comprehensive property and preventive maintenance for your property. Whether you are home or away, Maison Management’s concierge can manage home maintenance services, absentee owner services, seasonal maintenance, storm prep, and personal services tailored to a client’s needs.

 Maison Management Concierge can inspect your property as often as you wish, from once a week to once a month. We can h...



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Calendar of Events Fall 2022

Sun, Oct 2nd 2022 2:05 am by Pattie Stratton Blog


Here are a few of our favorite fall events!

Dancing on the Cooper - October 1st - Dust off your dancing shoes and spend an evening under the stars. This will be the last event of the season, so don't miss it! More Details

 

Riverfront Revival – Darius Rucker Music Festival - October 8,9  - Curated by Darius Rucker, the two-day festival will be loaded with unforgettable live music, engaging culture and delicious tastes inspired by the region’s unique foodways. More Details

Second Sunday on King Street October 9 - Visitors and locals alike are invited to shop, dine and enjoy Charleston's “Main Street” on a vehicle-free, pedestrian-only afternoon from 1 pm to 5 pm.

 

Charleston Bee...



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Strong American Dollar Means Good Time to Buy in Europe

Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 11:32 am by Pattie Stratton Blog



According to a recent WSJ article “favorable exchange rates and steady property prices have led to big interest in markets like London, Paris, and Tuscany". 

Maison’s international properties specialist Elizabeth Dixon wholeheartedly agrees. 

  “I have clients interested in buying abroad who have been thinking about doing it for years, but are jumping on it now.

They see it as the opportunity of a lifetime.”


The dollar is stronger in Europe than it has been in years, and while property prices in the states are soaring, prices in most

European cities are holding steady or realizing only minor increases. 


Elizabeth has clients who previously were looking at studios in Paris, a...



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We've moved!

Wed, Mar 2nd 2022 11:52 am by Pattie Stratton Blog



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Record Year for Maison!

Thu, Feb 17th 2022 10:06 am by Pattie Stratton Blog



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Recent Market Stats

Tue, Feb 15th 2022 2:35 pm by Pattie Stratton Blog



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Featured Listings

Fri, Feb 11th 2022 1:49 pm by Pattie Stratton Blog



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Not to be Missed Events in Charleston

Fri, Feb 11th 2022 12:57 pm by Pattie Stratton Blog

Charleston is one of those cities where there's always something going on! 

That being said there are a few events that are "must attends". This Spring, those include

Bird Watching with Garden and Gun - this immersive experience takes viewers on a journey between the Joseph Manigault House, The Dewberry hotel, and the Garden & Gun offices at the Cigar Factory, sparking wonder and awareness of avian conservation. More Details

Festival of Houses and Gardens - Sponsored by Historic Charleston Foundation, this year marks the 75th Annual Festival of Houses and Gardens! In 2022, they will again feature exciting opportunities from tours to concerts, and wine tastings to lectures. Click here f...



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The Post and Courier recognizes Maison's record year

Tue, Feb 8th 2022 1:54 pm by Pattie Stratton Press

With only 11 agents, our whopping 187+ million in sales for last year is something to be proud of!

Click here to read the entire article



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Real Estate Almanac's 2022 Leadership Rankings

Fri, Jan 21st 2022 1:19 pm by Pattie Stratton Press

Small but mighty! Maison, with only 11 agents ranked 192nd overall nationwide, and 42nd in the "Women in Industry" catagory. It was such an honor to be featured with other amazing executives in the industry.

Click here to read more



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Where History Meets Luxury

Fri, Jan 21st 2022 1:08 pm by Pattie Stratton Press

Realtor.com features two Maison Listings, 729 East Bay and 4 Gillon, both listed by Leslie Turner.

Click here to read entire article



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Choosing the right paint color to add a value to your home.

Fri, Jan 21st 2022 1:01 pm by Pattie Stratton Press

Mary Lou Wertz was quoted in this Southern Living article about how curb appeal can be enhanced by the right paint colors.

Click here to read entire article.



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Winter Design Trends

Fri, Jan 21st 2022 12:57 pm by Pattie Stratton Press

Properties listed by Mary Lou Wertz and Leslie Turner featured in Post and Courier article about interior design trends.

Click here to read the entire article.



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The Week posts "Best Properties on the Market"

Fri, Jan 21st 2022 12:51 pm by Pattie Stratton Press

This post included two Maison listings, one from Leslie Turner and one from Jennifer Davis.

Click here to read the entire article.



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Post and Courier - Millennial Buyers

Thu, Nov 4th 2021 2:13 pm by Pattie Stratton Press

Lauren Koziol was asked her opinion on the buying habits of millennials in todays market.

Read the entire article here.



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Charleston Business Journal on Maison's record year

Thu, Nov 4th 2021 2:07 pm by Pattie Stratton Press

Maison Real Estate is having a record year! Read the Charleston Regional Business Journal's article here.



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