All Blog Entries by Scott Campbell

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Charleston is consistently selected as one of the best places to visit and live in the U.S. This study selects Charleston as #3 in the World.

Conde Naste Readers voted based on ambience, friendliness, lodging, restaurants, culture, sightseeing and shopping. Cities were then given a score out of 100.

The World's Top Twenty were:

. Sydney, Australia, 85.1

2. Florence, Italy, 85.0

3. Charleston, United States, 84.7

4. Cape Town, South Africa, 83.9

5. San Francisco, United States, 83.7

6. Santa Fe, United States, 83.0

6. Quebec City, Canada, 83.0

8. Barcelona, Spain, 82.8

9. Vancouver, Canada, 82.5

10. Rome, Italy, 82.4

11. Kyoto, Japan, 82.3

12. Chicago, United States, 82.2

13. Paris, France, 81.9

14. Bruges, Belgium, 81.7

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Travel and Leisure Magazine World's Best Awards for 2011 are out. Readers were polled for the study and Charleston was selected #2 to New York City. Charleston replaced San Francisco in the #2 spot. The charm of historic Charleston, easy access through our delightful airport, and amenities such as beautiful beaches, championship golf courses and excellent fishing add up to a wonderful place to visit and live.

Charleston's Planters Inn was selected as #10 on their list of Inns with under 100 rooms. One of our favorites, Charleston Place, was ranked #26 for hotels over 100 rooms. The Sanctuary at Kiawah was ranked in the top 100 hotels in the world..

Our family loves Charleston. This ranking just reconfirms what a wonderful lifestyle this city offers.

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Sue and Scott Campbell, owners of Prestige Real Estate group, closed the sale of 346 Ralston Creek. This beautiful waterfront estate home sold for $3,100,000 representing the top sale for the year to date on Daniel Island and the fourth highest in the overall Charleston market according to MLS records. The Campbells also sold represented the buyers for the highest price home sold in 2011 on Daniel Island at $4,650,000. 

2011 Top Sale To Date

346 Ralston Creek, Daniel Island SC $3,100,000


2010 Top Daniel Island Sale

370 Ralston Creek, Daniel Island SC $4,650,000 



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2011 started off quite strong, but April and May were disappointing. First quarter sales were strong with the number of home sales up 21% and homesite sales up 366% over the same period last year. Through May the year-to-date number of homes sold is up just 4%. Single family homes sales are down 7% while condo sales are up 35%. Sales of condos appear to be driven largely by bank owned deals. The highest priced home to sell in May was $691,209. Last year 5 single family homes sold in May above this price point including a $4,650,000 home sold by Prestige Real Estate Group.

New construction is once again dominating the scene with 7 of the 12 single family homes sold in May being new construction. Perhaps the slowest category for sales was in homes above

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Every quarter Prestige Real Estate Group publishes an in-depth report of all statistics of the current Daniel Island real estate market. This report will help you fully understand the market whether you are interested in selling, buying or just curious about real estate on Daniel Island. This is a no spin zone. The numbers reveal the reality of the market. Read The Prestige Insider now.
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Remember those boring economics classes in college. Well the big take away from all those hours was supply and demand dictates the price of available products in the market place. This is very true of real estate. A year ago active listings on Daniel Island of homes, townhomes and condos totalled 282 listings. Today active listings total 210 - down 25%. Active listings above $1,000,000 was 66 last year at this time and is now 48 down 27%.

Buyer activity has increased dramatically. Web site visits are through the roof and showings at all price points are brisk. Last year at this time there were four of Daniel Island's deep water "crown jewels" available on Ralston Creek Street. This weekend we were pleased to put the last one under contract. We

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Vanity Fair Magazine article

Charleston’s Food Festival

by S. P. Nix

March 31, 2011, 10:00 AM

Not to put too fine a point on it, but Charleston may be America’s Paris. It’s stunning. Its standards for quality are stellar. And its self-pride is so clearly justified that one can’t help but feel proud for it. Read More

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Powerful New Search Tools

In response to requests from our friends and clients, we have added the ability to easily search for your family's favorite search criteria. When you use "Advanced Search" you can now search for homes with your favorite features such as beachfront, homes with a dock, screened porch, elevator, golf course view, and on and on.

We are particularly excited for our clients with school age children, because you can now search for homes within a certain school's district, such as homes served by Wando High School or Cario Middle School or any school in the Charleston area. Find your favorite school and then find a great home served by that school. That's the Easy Button!

You can also search for communities with specific amenities

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Play it again Sam! Sam Stosur returns to Daniel Island to defend her 2010 Family Circle Cup title.

As you read this article, some of the world’s best female tennis players are making their way to Daniel Island for the 39th annual Family Circle Cup (FCC), one of the most anticipated events of the year in the Charleston region. Caroline Wozniacki (World No. 1), defending FCC champion Sam Stosur, Jelena Jankovic, Shahar Peer, Marion Bartoli, Maria Sharapova, Nadia Petrova and U.S. powerhouse Melanie Oudin are among the 125 players who will hit the clay courts at the Family Circle Tennis Center to compete for a chance to win some $721,000 in prize money and the coveted FCC crown.

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Folly Beach House

This home is bank owned and has wonderful ocean views. if you are looking for a relaxed casual beach cottage don't miss this opportunity. Excellent rental income and great potential as a cute cottage for personal use. It odes need TLC, but worth the effort. It will sell quickly:

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