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Tuesday, March 21, 2023   /   by Karen Hair

Mitchelville Freedom Park Blues & BBQ

If you're a fan of blues music and delicious barbeque, then you won't want to miss the historic Mitchelville Freedom Park Blues & BBQ festival on March 25, 2023. This year's event promises to be even more exciting than in previous years, with an all-blue theme that is sure to make a statement. So, start planning your blue outfit now and get ready for a day of great music, food, and fun.

The Mitchelville Freedom Park Blues & BBQ festival is an annual event that celebrates the rich cultural heritage of the Gullah Geechee community. The festival takes place in the historic Mitchelville Freedom Park, which was once the site of the first self-governing town for African Americans during the Civil War. Today, the park is a living museum that tells the story of the Gullah Geechee people and their unique culture.

This year's festival is all about the blues, with live music from some of the best blues musicians in the country. From soulful ballads to foot-stomping rhythms, the musi ...

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Monday, March 20, 2023   /   by Karen Hair

What Buyer Activity Tells Us About the Housing Market

What Buyer Activity Tells Us About the Housing Market


Though the housing market is no longer experiencing the frenzy of a year ago, buyers are showing their interest in purchasing a home. According to U.S. News:
“Housing markets have cooled slightly, but demand hasn’t disappeared, and in many places remains strong largely due to the shortage of homes on the market.”
That activity can be seen in the latest ShowingTime Showing Index, which is a measure of buyers actively touring available homes (see graph below):
The 62% jump in showings from December to January is one of the largest on record. There were also more showings in January than in any other month since last May. As you can see in the graph, it’s normal for showings to increase early in the year, but the jump this January was larger than usual, and a lot of that has to do with mortgage rates. Michael Lane, VP of Sales and Industry at ShowingTime+, explains:
“It’s typical to see a se; ...

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Thursday, January 19, 2023   /   by Karen Hair

1st Time Home Buyer's top Questions for your Hilton Head Area Realtor

What is the situation of the market right now in the Hilton Head area, and how will it impact my efforts to find a home?
Can you point me toward Hilton Head areas that suit my needs both financially and lifestyle-wise?
What are the prerequisites for buying a home and how can I get pre-approved for a mortgage?
How can I figure out what kind of house I can afford?
How can I get ready for the fees involved with purchasing a home?
Could you give me a list of Hilton Head area properties that fit my criteria?
What benefits and drawbacks come with purchasing a brand-new house as opposed to an older one?
Can you suggest any Hilton Head area contractors or home inspectors to help me evaluate the state of a property before I buy?

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Saturday, January 7, 2023   /   by Karen Hair

Airports near Beaufort, Bluffton & Hilton Head Island

Are you thinking of flying into the Lowcountry to buy your next home? Let me share some airport information with you. Beaufort is located approximately 35 miles north of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, 50 miles north of Savannah, Georgia, and 75 miles south of Charleston, South Carolina. Beaufort is also accessible via US 21 or US 278 and SC 270 off of the main north-south routes of US 17 and I-95. Are you looking for no traffic jams, no miles of walking from the parking lot to the terminal, no long queues at ticket counters? Fly into Hilton Head Airport. Located right on the island, Hilton Head Island Airport (HHH) offers flights with American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines. You don't need a compass to find the gate. The airport has a beautiful full-service commercial terminal building in a prime location. It also offers a full-service general aviation facility. Charleston International Airport (CHS) operated by the Charleston County Aviation Authority under a share ...

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Karen Hair
1204 Boundary Street
Beaufort, SC 29902
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36 William Pope Drive
Bluffton, SC 29902
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8 Lafayette Place #203
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

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