Daniel Ravenel Sotheby's International Realty - Blog

Category: Lowcountry Life

He Says Goodbye, She Says Hello

Charleston, SC– Scores of well wishers turned out on a recent uncommonly cold Sunday afternoon in historic downtown Charleston to say goodbye to Dana Beach. Beach, the founder of South Carolina-based Coastal Conservation League announced he’s stepping back from day to day

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2017 Year in Review | Charleston, SC Market Update

The past 12 months have been incredible for Daniel Ravenel Sotheby’s International Realty. Our firm sold over $140M in total sales in 2017, second only to 2005 which was at the peak of the market, just before the Great Recession.

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The Tuesday Top Ten: Top 10 Movies Filmed in the Lowcountry

BJ D’Elia IV There are many reasons producers and directors choose to film their movies here in the Lowcountry but the biggest may be because it’s so beautiful here. Some would say it’s the most picturesque part of the country.

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The Tuesday Top Ten: 10 Ways to Sound Like a True Charlestonian

By BJ D’Elia IV Back when I was anchoring a morning show in the Midwest, I made the mistake of not immediately learning how to properly pronounce the names of towns and cities in our viewing area. I’ll never forget

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The Tuesday Top Ten: Reliable Charleston Restaurants

BY BJ D’ELIA Before you read any further know this, I’m not a foodie and will never claim to be. I don’t know the difference between Duck Confit and Duck L’Orange, I’m not the first one in line when a

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The Tuesday Top Ten: Things You’ll Want to Know About Charleston

BY BJ D’ELIA Back when I was in TV news, I often had to become an instant expert on complicated subjects. Case in point – TARP or the Troubled Asset Relief Program. Signed into law by President Bush at the

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From Silicon Valley to Silicon Harbor | The Tech Industry’s Best Kept Secret

BJ D’Elia When I told a friend and fellow Silicon Valley resident I was moving to Charleston, South Carolina, he looked at me like I’d told him I’d been diagnosed with a terminal disease. “Why would you move there?” he

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Charleston, SC Market Report | Quarter 2 2017

  We are pleased to present our mid-year market report which provides statistics and valuable data about our area! This year has seen strong price growth in most low-mid market price ranges and some very impressive sales with 28 homes sold

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Sights of Summer

With rising temperatures and a real estate market showing no signs of cooling off, life in the Lowcountry is heating up for the summer months. As teachers and students alike look forward to the end of the year and the

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