40 Tradd Street Picked Up By The State and 26 other McClatchy Publications.

Tue, Apr 11th 2023 1:55 pm by Pattie Stratton Press

The State and 26 other McClatchy publications has picked up the story about 40 Tradd Street. 

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40 Tradd Street Gathering Even More Nationwide Notice

Tue, Apr 11th 2023 1:24 pm by Pattie Stratton Press

The New York Post is the latest publication to make a big deal about this big deal of a home. Constructed in 1718, it is one of only 71 Pre-Revolutionary homes in the city. Full of original architectural details but beautifully updated for modern living this home is a jewel.

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Mansion Global Features 40 Tradd Street

Tue, Apr 11th 2023 1:13 pm by Pattie Stratton Press

Mary Lou Wertz's listing at 40 Tradd Street is one of the oldest homes in the city. Built in 1718 it is considered a "first period" home. The history is fascinating and the home has been lovingly and painstakingly preserved.

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Wall Street Journal features 40 Tradd Street

Thu, Mar 30th 2023 9:30 am by Pattie Stratton Press

40 Tradd Street is old, even by Charleston Standards! Listed by Mary Lou Wertz, this circa 1718 masonry over brick home is one of only 71 Pre-Revolutionary homes in the city. Beautifully maintained to preserve the 300 year old history but renovated for a modern lifestyle this South of Broad home has survived the earthquake of 1886 and the multiple hurricanes including the famous one of 1752. 

Known as one of the most photographed homes of the city it has been featured twice in Southern Living as well as the the movie The Patriot. 

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Todays Definition of Luxury in Charleston

Mon, Mar 27th 2023 10:17 am by Pattie Stratton Press

Luxury comes in all sizes. Leslie Turners jewelbox listing at 3 Chisolm Street Unit 104 was recently featured by the Post & Courier in their article about luxury listings in downtown Charleston. 

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Maison sells two most expensive home on Johns Island

Mon, Mar 13th 2023 2:36 pm by Pattie Stratton Press

Post and Courier reports on Maison's 2022 sales on Johns Island, the highest transactions on the island for the year, and the most expensive homes ever sold there, excluding the 9-acre Fenwick Plantation sale in 2018.

5051 Chisolm Road the custom designed Georgian style home set on 14 acres and known as Black Pond sold for $5 million and was listed by Mary Lou Wertz and Olga Page. Designed for multi-generational living this home had multiple kitchens, living areas and an over the top back yard with deep water dock, entertainer's kitchen, and infinity pool and spa overlooking New Cut Creek.

3072 Bohicket Road, 13 acres on Bohicket Creek with a deep water dock sold for $5.5 million. Liste...

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The First Call features 59 Iron Bottom Lane

Mon, Mar 13th 2023 2:15 pm by Pattie Stratton Press

The First Call, a golf industry-focused newsletter, featured 59 Iron Bottom Lane in their Weekend Edition.

This sophisticated property offers rare front and back unobstructed golf course views on a quiet street, within an easy walk to Daniel Island Club's sports and fitness center, resort pools, tennis and pickleball courts and Cabana restaurant. This home offers chic Southern sophistication and features two grand entrances, a show-stopping custom floating curved staircase in the dramatic foyer, incredible views of both the Ralston and Beresford golf courses, a suave den/library, formal dining room, two family rooms and new pool. The Daniel Island Club features the country's only private...

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59 Iron Bottom Lane featured in Post and Courier

Mon, Mar 13th 2023 1:52 pm by Pattie Stratton Press

While it's the time of year to be thinking of family and friends and celebrating together, it's also a prime time for out-of-towners to take a look at homes here in Charleston. 59 Iron Bottom Lane is featured in this article in which different agents share their holiday traditions. 

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Miami Herald reports on 108 Live Oak Drive

Mon, Mar 13th 2023 1:12 pm by Pattie Stratton Press

The Old Village in Mount Pleasant is a very desirable neighborhood located just a few miles from downtown Charleston. This walkable neighborhood has tree lined streets, charming boutiques and galleries and world renowned eateries including the Post House Inn and Abundant Seafood. 

It has also gained attention for being the backdrop to many of the scenes  from the Netflix hit series. The Outer Banks. 

Mary Lou Wertz's new listing at 108 Live Oak is in that lovely neighborhood, and has gained a bit of national attention itself because of it. 

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Leslie Turner Earns Top Spot Downtown

Mon, Mar 13th 2023 12:56 pm by Pattie Stratton Press

The Post and Courier recently reported on Leslie Turner's ranking in the downtown real estate market.

Currently holding the spot as the top female agent downtown, Leslie credits her success to her intimate knowledge of the area, her unsurpassed level of service and her attention to detail. 

To read more click here. 

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Mary Lou Wertz quoted in Post and Courier article

Mon, Mar 13th 2023 12:49 pm by Pattie Stratton Press

What will a $1million dollar budget get you in todays market in Charleston SC?

In short, it depends. Mary Lou Wertz breaks down what you can expect to find in different areas around Charleston for what seems to be a sizeable budget. 

Location is everything, and that is especially evident when you are searching for a home in Charleston SC. 

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Buying the House Next Door

Mon, Mar 13th 2023 12:40 pm by Pattie Stratton Press

The Wall Street Journal recently featured Jennifer Davis in an article about the growing trend to purchase properties adjacent to or near a home already owned. This creating of a compound become more prevalent during the pandemic as more and more people worked from home. In the long run it just makes a good investment decision as well.

In Jennifer's case it made perfect sense. Her growing family included adult children who enjoy being near, but not on top of, family when they visit. Buying the home across the street gives everyone a bit of privacy and the ability to roam a bit on their own, while still being near. 

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Fortune Magazine interviews Leslie Turner for Zillow meltdown article

Mon, Mar 13th 2023 12:15 pm by Pattie Stratton Press

Zillow dominated the market for many many years. But the recent meltdown in their flipping business which led to the layout of 2,000 people and a complete shut-down of that effort has many taking a another look at the Fortune 500 company. 

Fortune Magazine takes a deeper look at the company and the areas that are still successful including lead generation for top real estate agents like Leslie Turner.

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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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