Summer Market is Hot!

Mon, Mar 13th 2023 11:12 am by Pattie Stratton Press

As the title of this article says, the real estate market in beach areas is blazing hot! People visit the area, fall in love and decide they want a piece of it. As more and more buyers decide to work from home, it's only natural that they should want home to be in a place that appeals to them on many levels. And for many, that means a beachy locale.  Leslie Turner's listing at 1699 East Ashley Blvd. in Folly Beach sold for $1.9 million in only 6 days. 

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Maison Sells $4.5M Home in Ansonborough

Thu, Mar 9th 2023 12:57 pm by Pattie Stratton Press

This gorgeously redone classic Charleston Single sold for $4,500,000. Boasting a total of 3,940 square feet and complete with four bedrooms and four bathrooms, 21 Wentworth St. is an elegant, light-filled, solid brick three-story Greek Revival home with double piazzas nestled in the heart of downtown Charleston’s charming Ansonborough neighborhood.

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Maison Founders discuss Charleston Real Estate Market

Thu, Mar 9th 2023 12:45 pm by Pattie Stratton Press

Despite working in pandemic era market Maison Real Estate had the best year in our history in 2021, and 2022 looks to be shaping up to be another record year despite the inventory shortage.

The inventory for single-family detached homes in the area is down 53.2% year over year from 2021. The average time on the market is also down. Homes are selling on average in just 25 days which is about half of the pre-pandemic rate.

"We didn't really lock down that much during COVID and our schools remained open" said Leslie Turner broker in charge for Maison. "COVID's permanently changed the way people work and want to live, so they're choosing to live in the Charleston lifestyle" 

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Wall Street Journal features 17 Meeting Street

Thu, Mar 9th 2023 11:02 am by Pattie Stratton Press

The Wall Street Journal has highlighted 17 Meeting Street, listed by Mary Lou Wertz, in their recent piece on Charleston . Entitled "Charleston, Chic Yet Chill", the piece details the luxury market in our city and shares buyers different motivations for moving to the Lowcountry. Whether it's for a more relaxed lifestyle, the hospitality,  lower cost of living, slower pace of life or a family oriented atmosphere, many people are feeling drawn to our fair city. 

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Elite Traveler's Property of the Week - 71 Pitt Street

Sun, Feb 26th 2023 12:55 pm by Pattie Stratton Press

Located in the heart of Charleston, 71 Pitt Street is exactly what you think of when you envision Southern Charm. Built in 1836 the thoughtful renovation of this historic home perfectly combines all the architectural details of the time with modern conveniences for today's families. 

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73 Rutledge Avenue featured in Dwell

Sun, Feb 26th 2023 12:48 pm by Pattie Stratton Press

The stunning historic property at 73 Rutledge Street has been recognized in a recent Dwell article.

One of Charleston's most stately homes, the Whilden-Hirsch House is an icon in the heart of Harleston Village. With an eight month renovation recently completed resulting in a revamped interior which now elegantly combiens the historic significance of the home with modern conveniences and designer aesthetics. Built in 1854 this 6,996 square foot home is on a tree lined street just steps from Colonial Lake. The exterior features masonry construction, a mansard roof, two gracious piazzas and a curved wrought-iron staircase at the entry. 

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Maison features in CRBJ Small Business Spotlight

Sun, Feb 26th 2023 12:34 pm by Pattie Stratton Press

Maison is a woman owned and operated boutique real estate brokerage whose agents bring an unrivaled expertise and intimate knowledge of the Charleston region. We are proud to have successfully represented buyer and sellers in transactions worth hundreds of millions of dollars, including brokering many of Charleston's residential sales. 

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Elite Traveler's Property of the Week - 3072 Bohicket Road

Sun, Feb 26th 2023 12:23 pm by Pattie Stratton Press

3072 Bohicket Road has been recognized by Elite Traveler as the "Property of the Week". Citing it as the epitome of Southern Charm, the publication remarks on the property's location, just 15 minutes from downtown Charleston), the beautiful surroundings of the South Carolina Lowcountry and the gorgeous modern farmhouse design.

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More Than Just a Yard

Sun, Feb 26th 2023 12:11 pm by Pattie Stratton Press

Charleston is all about year long outdoor living, and 71 Pitt Street, 4 Battery Place, and 3072 Bohicket Road exemplify what that can look like for homeowners. The Post and Courier recently called out (in a good way) these two examples of Lowcountry outdoor living. 

With it's wide gracious piazza and lush outdoor spaces welcoming visitors, 71 Pitt Street offers an oasis in the middle of the city. The garden has been dramatically upgraded with extensive new landscaping, brick and bluestone pathways, a masonry patio for alfresco dining  and a large grass area with room for a pool or children's play area. There is even a 5 hole putting green!

Lone Chimney Farm at 3072 Bohicket Road offers ...

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71 Pitt Street promoted by Cottages and Gardens

Sun, Feb 26th 2023 11:47 am by Pattie Stratton Press

Cottages and Gardens presents 71 Pitt Street. Promoting the very best in architecture, design, art and antiques, luxury items, travel, real estate, and entertaining to it's readers, this publication recently covered this historical home. 71 Pitt Street is the perfect Southern family home. With a gracious and wide piazza immersing visitors in Charleston charm this 200 year old home has been lovingly updated to appeal to sophisticated modern buyers. 

Click here to read more about this Carolopolis award winning home that has also been featured in the Wall Street Journal's Off-Duty section and in Southern Living. 

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3072 Bohicket Road featured listing in Post and Courier

Sun, Feb 26th 2023 11:32 am by Pattie Stratton Press

Olga Page's fabulous listing 3072 Bohicket Road was a featured listing in the Post and Courier. Dubbed "Lone Chimney Farm" this incredible Johns Island property offers southern charm and outdoor grandeur. This deep water property set on 13 acres on the banks of Bohicket Creek, boasts a modern style Farmhouse, separate 6 car garage with apartment over, a boating dock with a covered pier head, and a large fenced yard with vegetable and flower garden. Inside, the home does not disappoint with luxury finishes, and a thoughtful open floor plan. Designed to offer the utmost in family living and entertaining, there is a large screened in back porch with fireplace, separate covered porch and a la...

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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 

With modern livability in mind, the addition of high end finishes and luxury upgrades have transformed this home into a move in ready gem. Not an inch of this home was left untouched, and it is now the perfect Turn-Key Old Village home!


71 Pitt Street 


The Perfect Southern Family Home

5 BD | 4.5 BA | 4,186 Square Feet

From the moment you enter the house onto the gracious and wide piazza, you are immersed in Charleston charm. Notable features include beautiful grand sc...

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Market Stats Third Quarter 2022

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

It’s been a busy year in Charleston and here at Maison. We have had over  $171 Million in sales year to date with only 10 full time Maison agents. The reason for our success? Our team understands the uniqueness of the Charleston market and has the insider knowledge to give our clients the highest level of excellence and exceptional results. In addition our boutique firm ensures personal and concierge service that cannot be matched!

The Charleston area market as a whole 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 months, resulting in a slowdown in ...

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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's Concierge can inspect your property as often as you wish, from once a week to once a month. We can ...

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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!

Charleston Beerfest October 22 - Beerfest  is back with 40+ Carolina Craft Breweries and a new Beyond the Carolinas brewery collection at Riverfront Park. More Details

Charleston Literary Festival November 4 -13 T he Charleston Literary Festival offers audiences more than the average experience with a choice of purposefully eclectic speakers carefully curated based on literary and artistic excellence, originality, and critical acclaim. More Information

2nd Sunday on King Street - November 13 - 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 t...

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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 new 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 Pari...

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Record Year for Maison!

Thu, Feb 17th 2022 10:06 am 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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