April 2011

There are 3 blog entries for April 2011.

411_craven_street_beaufort_sc_29902Since the stunning success of Newpoint, on Lady's Island, in the early 1990s, neo-traditional neighborhoods have been all the rage in Beaufort, SC.

Neo-traditional neighborhoods are planned in the style of coastal communities of the early 20th Century, like Beaufort, SC.

The idea of Newpoint was simple -- Create a neighborhood which looked and felt like the Old Point, Beaufort's incredible, historic and sought after downtown area, but with all the modern conveniences expected by late 20th and early 21st buyers. The Old Point is home to houses which date back decades before the American Revolution.

Newpoint is located just across the Intracoastal Waterway from the Old Point, and has a similar feel to its historic namesake.

After the success of

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This month's numbers are stuck in the shadow of the spring 2010 incentive market. A number of factors hinder a full-scale housing recovery, yet there are positives that suggest improving consumer confidence. Slowing unemployment claims, strong corporate balance sheets and 13 months of private job growth are cause for long-dormant optimism. Let's see if our local glass is half empty or half full.

New Listings in the Beaufort region decreased 32.6 percent from last March to 207 new homes. Pending Sales decreased 15.7 percent to land at 97 contracts written. As a result, inventory levels decreased 2.8 percent from last year to reach 1,720 active listings.

Prices lost some ground - the March Median Sales Price of $162,500 decreased 9.7 percent. Negotiations

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109 Bartram Drive, Beaufort, SCWe think 109 Bartram Drive is the one of the smartest homes in Battery Point, a terrific community about 7 minutes from Historic Downtown Beaufort, SC. Designed  with incredible detail to quality, 109 Bartram Drive has all the modern conveniences of a new home, yet has the look and feel of a home built from the early 1900s.

109 Bartram Drive is located in heartbeat of Battery Point, just a few steps from the community tennis facilities, pool, and playground.  Despite this central location, 109 Bartram has a sense of privacy because of its location in a cul-de-sac, and the green space out back. Spectacular oaks further enhance this sense of privacy, and will enable the residents to enjoy the upper porch in private.

The screened back porch overlooks

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