Hilton Head Flood Insurance


Floods are the number one hazard in the United States and it is important to remember floods can happen anywhere, at anytime. What many people do not realize is anywhere it can rain, it can flood and it is important to understand a property’s flood risk and the options you have to financially protect it.  What this means is even if you are not required to have flood insurance, your home may still be at risk for flooding.

Many people looking to purchase property in southern Beaufort County might not be familiar with flood insurance.  Being a coastal community many in our area have become familiar with flood insurance as a means of necessity.  However, this is not to imply you do not need flood insurance if you life away from the coast.  We live in what is known as a 100-year flood zone.  It is easy to be misled by this term, but what it means is there is a one percent or greater chance of a major flood occurring in a given year.  It does NOT mean a flood will occur only once every 100 years.

We are also in a Special Flood Hazard Area which falls under the direction of FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency).  Under the guidelines FEMA has set forth you can find the NFIP (National Flood Insurance Program) guidelines which will help you determine the type of coverage you need.  This would be based off differing variables such as; the year your home was built, occupancy, height of first floor, contents, etc.  A local, qualified insurance agent can help you determine what type of flood insurance to get to ensure you are fully covered.  Flood insurance is often obtained from the same agent that provides your homeowners policy.  To find an agent that is up to speed on current flood guidelines visit www.floodsmart.gov

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Hilton Head Island Tennis History


Tennis players around the world don’t call Hilton Head Island the “Tennis Capital of the World” for nothing!

Hilton Head Island Tennis History

Offering possibly the most tennis courts per square mile anywhere on the planet, Hilton Head Island, which is 12 miles x 5 miles in size, boasts 300+ tennis courts on the Island alone!  Nearly a hundred additional courts can be found in Bluffton, South Carolina which is adjacent to Hilton Head on the mainland side of the bridge.

Most tennis courts are located in Hilton Head’s premier oceanfront resorts including Sea Pines Resort, Palmetto Dunes Resort, Shipyard Plantation, Port Royal Plantation, and the Hilton Head Beach & Tennis Resort in Folly Field Beach.  In addition, you’ll find numerous courts at the world-famous Van der Meer Tennis Center in Forest Beach and also at the Town of Hilton Head’s Chaplin Park, which are purely public. 

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Scattered throughout the Island, you’ll find tennis courts in smaller private and semi-private clubs located in gated communities such as Wexford Plantation, Long Cove Club, various tennis clubs in Sea Pines Resort, Spanish Wells Plantation, Indigo Run Plantation, Palmetto Hall Plantation, Windmill Harbour, and numerous courts in Hilton Head Plantation on the north end of the Island.

Hilton Head Island Tennis

Hilton Head Island residents & vacationers enjoy other tennis clubs on the mainland in Bluffton, South Carolina.  Various leagues, tournaments, and tennis programs can be found at beautiful tennis clubs in mainland Bluffton including Moss Creek Plantation, Rose Hill Plantation, Colleton River Plantation, Berkeley Hall Plantation, Belfair Plantation, Hampton Hall, Palmetto Bluff, The Crescent, Eagle’s Point, Sun City Hilton Head, and scores of other courts located on the mainland of Bluffton adjacent to Hilton Head Island.

Hilton Head Island gained regional and national attention beginning in the 1950’s when developer Charles Fraser began development of Sea Pines Plantation (the name was later changed to Sea Pines Resort).  Sea Pines Plantation, Port Royal Plantation, and Palmetto Dunes Resort were the original “Big-3” developments who competed for visitors and real estate purchasers of their Oceanfront homesites. 

In the late 1960’s and early 1970’s, the Big-3 developments on Hilton Head Island realized tennis’ popularity in the United States and began building large tennis clubs with stadiums and seating capacity for tournament play, which they felt would attract more visitors and real estate purchasers to their communities. 

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Sea Pines made the first innovative move by hiring American tennis star Stan Smith as their Touring Professional, who traveled the world winning professional tennis tournaments such as Wimbledon, the US Open, and played for America’s Davis Cup Team.  Stan Smith would become Sea Pines’ worldwide ambassador of tennis and is still Sea Pines’ Touring Professional to this day.

Below is a photo of Stan Smith during one of his special tennis camps at Sea Pines Resort featuring other tennis stars Marty Riessen, Ilie Nastase, and Ken Rosewall.

Hilton Head Island Tennis 

Sea Pines also hosted the popular “Family Circle Magazine Cup” women’s professional tennis tournament for nearly 30 years which was nationally aired on NBC television providing powerful international attention to Hilton Head Island.

Palmetto Dunes Resort followed Sea Pines’ innovative strategy and hired tennis legend Rod Laver as their Touring Professional in the 1970’s.  Many feel Rod Laver is the best tennis player in history due to winning the Grand Slam (winning all four major tournaments in one calendar year) on two different occasions in the 1960’s.  Palmetto Dunes went so far as to name their tennis club the “Rod Laver Tennis Center.”

In addition to Stan Smith’s & Rod Laver’s presence on Hilton Head Island, we have seen many other notable tennis icons play a role in Hilton Head Island’s tennis history including Billie Jean King, Kerry Melville, Evonne Goolagong, and legendary tennis coach Dennis Van Der Meer.

If you’re a tennis player and searching for a tennis vacation in a subtropical climate, you should consider Hilton Head Island, South Carolina!

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Hilton Head Spring Events


Spring is here and we are finally enjoying warm weather and sunny skies.  The island landscapers are busy planting flowers and trees and setting the stage for the annual Heritage Golf Tournament.  There are blossoms on the trees, the birds are singing, and everything is looking great!  Islanders and visitors alike are getting outdoors enjoying our parks, beaches, bike trails, tennis, golf, boating, and even paddle boarding.

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Spring brings festivals of all kinds to our area.  There are Wingfests, Seafood festivals, farmers markets, outdoor concerts and more. The Hilton Head Island St. Patrick’s Day parade here was recognized in 2002 as one of the top 20 tourism events in the Southeast.  Over 25,000 people line the streets on Pope Ave. to watch the flunky cars, marching bands, town officials, Shriners, the US Marine Corps band from Parris Island, fire engines and so much more. In past years we have had the Budweiser Clydesdales, military jet flyovers and even­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ Nashville recording star, Michelle Murray.

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In addition to all of the outdoor events, one of the highlights of our Spring season is the International Piano Competition.  Young artists between 18 and 30 years of age from all over the world travel to Hilton Head Island to compete for cash prizes and recognition. Competitors stay in the homes of host families who provide lodging, meals, transportation, and a grand piano for practice for the duration of the competition.

Hilton Head Piano Competition 

Twenty performers go through three rounds of competition. Then there are 6 semi-finalists who will perform in area churches and schools and give our young people the opportunity to hear fine classical music live. Finally three pianists will perform with the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra. The first place winner, Shen Lu from China, played Mozart Concerto No. 21 in C Major. The second place winner, Miao Huang from Germany, played Beethoven Concerto No. 4 in G Major, and the third place winner, EunAeLee from Korea, played Tchaikovsky Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Minor.  I was fortunate to be able to attend the finals and their performances were truly outstanding!

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Shen Lu at HHIPC

The first prize winner received ,000, a return engagement as a soloist with the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra, a recital at Carnegie Hall during the 2014-15 season, and a CD recording on the Steinway & Sons label. The second prize was ,000, and the third prize was ,000. This competition is a spectacular achievement for this tiny island and we are so very fortunate to have it here.  If you happen to be on the island next Spring be sure to mark these events on your calendar. 

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Shelter Cove Harbour Heats Up


Have you been taking advantage of “Music in the Harbour & Taste on the Harbour” in Shelter Cove this year?

Spring is starting to blossom on Hilton Head Island and flowering trees and shrubs like Bradford Pares and Azaleas are waking up everywhere. Though the Shelter Cove Harbour has planned events throughout the year it is getting into full swing with the Thursday night “Music in the Harbour” free concerts.  The music is great and thoroughly enjoyed by boomers, etal. Bring your dancing feet and be ready to clap to the beat. Bring your kids and Grandkids and teach them how to cut a rug. Come with friends; make new friends from here and elsewhere. It is a lovely setting to have lots of fun!

Shelter Cove

Food and drink stations with tapas and drinks specials under are set up in the casual setting by the wonderful restaurants that encircle the harbour of Shelter Cove.  Bistro 17, Ela’s Blue Water Grill, Scott’s Fish Market, San Miguel’s and a newcomer La Fontana provide an assortment of culinary delights.

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7 Properties Found. Page 1 of 3.

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9 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island

,000 – 2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,705 Sf

MLS # 406106


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9 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island

,000 – 2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,890 Sf

MLS # 401048


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7 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island

,000 – 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,595 Sf

MLS # 405967

Shelter Cove Music

The opening concert was March 27. If you missed it there was a terrific crowed. Parking overflowed to the Art Center and additional parking lots on the service road.  Come join us when you can…

The Spring Concert Series Schedule is as follows:

Performances are from 6pm to 9pm

April 3: Featuring Target, The Band
April 10: Featuring The Headliners
April 17: Featuring Target, The Band
April 24: Featuring The Headliners
May 1: Featuring Candace Woodson & the Domino Theory Band
May 8: Featuring Carnford Hollow
May 15: Featuring The Headliners
May 22: Featuring Target, The Band


The shopkeepers will be keeping their doors open so that you can purchase their wares. 

Shelter Cove

Nash Gallery has a wonderful assortment of unique accessories for your home or a gift for a special friend and La Belle Images has a lovely assortment of beautiful landscapes and still life paintings.

Shelter Cove

Camp Hilton Head, Tradeswinds and Neptune’s feature a variety of islandy gifts and souvenirs and don’t for get to stop by Frosty’s for desert!

Shelter Cove Frosty's

As you can see by the photos Dunes Marketing Group has a booth set up in the harbour as well.  Our Professional Agents are there to answer any and all questions you may have concerning Hilton Head Island and the Lowcountry. Just to let you know we will be in the booth on: 4/3, 4/17, 5/15, & 5/22 so be sure to stop by .. we would love to see you! 

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Holy Family Catholic Church Fashion Show


I attended the thirteenth annual Holy Family Catholic Church Fashion Show yesterday. It was held at the Sea Pines Country Club in Sea Pines Planation. I wanted to share how one of our local churches supports our community in a tremendous way and provides a fabulous, fun time at the same time.

Sea Pines Country Club

Over 300 people were in attendance that enjoyed a delicious meal prepared by the new Chef of the Sea Pines Country Club, Chef Brian Coseo. He has been with The Club for around 8 months and was recently promoted to Head Chef.  He is a transplant from Philadelphia.

The meal was a deliciously prepared Seared Mediterranean Chicken over grilled vegetables and couscous sprinkled with a lemon glace sauce and finished with feta and olives. The dessert was a Lemon Tarte with a shortbread cookie base topped with strawberries and cream.

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25 Properties Found. Page 1 of 9.

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6 Lighthouse Lane, Hilton Head Island

,000 – 2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,200 Sf

MLS # 394598


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5 Braddock Bluff Drive, Hilton Head Island

,900 – 2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,186 Sf

MLS # 406246


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2 Lighthouse Lane, Hilton Head Island

,500 – 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,128 Sf

MLS # 385630

Camille and Company located at Main Street, Belk at Shelter Cove Mall, Don Caster at Pineland Station, Taffeta at Shelter Cove Harbour, Island Child of Coligny, Worth at Tanger Outlet, and the Sea Pines Country Club Pro Shop provided the latest in Spring Fashions for models that put on quite a show.

 

If that wasn’t enough, we were all delightfully treated with dancing by a Ballet Group from Savannah!

The following is a list of local charities who are current and former recipients.  Memory Matters, NAMI, Habitat for Humanity, Hilton Head Heroes, Heroes on Horseback, Grateful Hearts Soup Kitchen, Pregnancy Center & Clinic, Room at the Inn of the Lowcountry, Discovery Museum, PEP, VIM – Volunteers in Medicine, Backpack Buddies, Area 8 Special Olympics, and most recently Treat the Troops.

All of this was made possible by The Ladies Guild of Holy Family Catholic Church.

Let’s all raise a glass to The Ladies Guild and all those that participated in this fun annual event.

Just another reason Hilton Head Island is special and unique. Another reason to want to live here, and for those of us that already live here – to thank God for the blessing.

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Moving To Hilton Head Island


 Interview With New Residents

About five or six years ago I met Don & Sheri Linscott who were from the Atlanta area and were looking for a second home close to the beach that they could make use of as well as rent on the weekly market.  After purchasing a condo in the Forest Beach area that became a successful rental property they decided to sell it and purchase what would become their retirement home in Hilton Head Plantation.  With home prices nearly half of what they were at the peak of the market and interest rates at historic lows they decided to make a purchase and rent it out for a year or so while why they worked on selling their home in Atlanta.

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Once their home sold and the tenants vacated, they remodeled the home to fit their needs and began making the transition to living permanently on Hilton Head.  What struck me almost immediately was how quickly they became involved in the community; going to festivals, parades, making new friends, playing tennis, biking, going to the beach, photography and the list goes on and on.  Since we are friends on Facebook I could see their posts on how they were enjoying themselves and so after nearly a year of full time residence I thought I would sit down with Don & Sheri and see what their overall thoughts were on moving to Hilton Head.

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25 Properties Found. Page 1 of 9.

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17 Rookery Way, Hilton Head Island

,000 – 4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,800 Sf

MLS # 405968


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70 Old Fort Drive, Hilton Head Island

,000 – 5 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,594 Sf

MLS # 402434


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4 Stonegate Drive, Hilton Head Island

,000 – 4 Beds, 3 Baths, 3,638 Sf

MLS # 399521

What made you consider purchasing property on Hilton Head?

Hilton Head Island has been a favorite destination for our family year after year.  We have always loved the beautiful landscaping, beaches, restaurants, and recreation.  We often wondered if we would enjoy it as much as a permanent residence.  As a vacation spot Hilton Head is hard to beat but what would it be like to live there?  We had many questions and some concerns about establishing permanent residence on the island.  However, unexpected events prompted us to give island life a try and we relocated there in the summer of 2013.

What were your concerns about moving permanently to Hilton Head?

Would this be a place we would enjoy living even though we were away from our family? We didn’t want to regret our move by living in a neighborhood that was not desirable.  Since this time, I have found out that just about every neighborhood on HHI, is a great one, according to all that I have met.

Another concern was downsizing from our large home to a smaller home here on the Island. We unloaded a lot of furniture to family and friends and put the rest in a storage unit until we decided what was needed. We were able to generously give many items away and decided we would rather live in a smaller home on a beautiful Island than be surrounded by ‘things’ in a large home we no longer needed.

Is Hilton Head Island affordable?

We feel like it is, of course, we choose not to buy a huge home.  We didn’t want to work a full time job to be able to afford our home.   We are still a few years from full retirement but we are happy with our decision.

Does Hilton Head Island keep you socially engaged?  Are there things to do that could match metro Atlanta?  Were you able to meet new friends? 

We can honestly say that HHI far exceeds the social aspect.  We both play tennis and have met so many people on the tennis court. Our plantation has a club for every activity you possibly could think of.  When I read the monthly pamphlet of what was going on in our neighborhood, I wonder if I will ever be able to do most of those items.   We activated a calendar just for our socials.

We have two English Mastiffs and we can take our dogs to any restaurant that has outside seating.  The island is very dog friendly.  You can take your dogs to the beach if they are under voice control during the winter months and after 5 pm during the summer months.  The island life for humans or dogs is awesome!

Our activities are tennis, photography, bird watching, gardening, reading, biking, trying new restaurants, spending time with our family and our dogs, walking, jogging, concerts, theatre, entertaining our guests on the island and socializing with our new friends. 

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Right outside the gates of our planation there are top notch restaurants, hair and nail salon, drug store, bars, grocery store, financial advisor, shopping, doctor, dentist, lawyers, tennis courts, swimming pools, biking paths, golfing, beaching, forestry, boating, kayaking, yoga, country club, fishing, an historic fort and beautiful scenery within walking or biking distance.  In fact we bicycle to most of these activities when the weather is nice. We feel safe in our community as well. We believe our neighborhood is the best for the value on the island.  WE LOVE OUR PLANTATION!  The island has a north and a south end, we live on the north end and truly love it, because we can get off the island quickly, since we frequent the airport. If HHI doesn’t have what you are looking for as shopping, then off island has some nice places as well. 

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44 Properties Found. Page 1 of 15.

Photo of Listing #394215

11 Charlesfort Place, Hilton Head Island

,195,000 – 5 Beds, 5 Baths, 8,745 Sf

MLS # 394215


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5 Ribaut Drive, Hilton Head Island

,999,000 – 6 Beds, 6 Baths, 8,200 Sf

MLS # 396322


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41 Ribaut Drive, Hilton Head Island

,920,000 – 4 Beds, 4 Baths, 5,726 Sf

MLS # 402447

The locals are so nice.  Very friendly and nobody gets in a hurry on the island.  We have met so many people.  We are still new to the island and probably have met as many people that we knew in Atlanta plus some.  There are a variety of activities so you will have different people in different groups.  The more activities you enjoy, the more people you will meet.  

Living on an Island, are there top notch Dr.’s and hospitals?

We have used HHI hospital ER and several of the island Dr.’s.  We are very pleased so far with all of their care.  Being an active community, it is an attractive area for any medical profession.  Beaufort is 40 minutes away and we have used their hospital surgical center as well and were impressed.  There are a lot of medical personnel in Savannah and Charleston as well.

We rarely leave the island other than work and visiting family but when we do, there are some great places to adventure nearby: Savannah, Bluffton, Charleston, Isle of Palms, and Beaufort to name a few.

If you want to live in a place where there is plenty to do or little as you want, this island is for you! 

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Bluffton Village Festival


Bluffton Village Festival

Spring has finally sprung in the Lowcountry and the 36th Annual Bluffton Village Festival in Old Town Bluffton is a great way to get out and enjoy this gorgeous weather! Mark your calendars for May 10th from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. This is a terrific event and one of The Rotary Club of Bluffton’s biggest fund raisers. There will be vendors lining Calhoun Street with arts and crafts and best of all great food and adult beverages will be flowing from two beer trucks! There will be a pie eating contest and one of the most popular contests, The Ugly Dog Contest! Friendly dogs are welcome. Bring the entire family as this is always a great event and a great time of year to get out and stroll through Old Town Bluffton! Oh yeah, it’s also FREE ADMISSION! Come on out! 

 

 

 

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Spring on Hilton Head Island


With days of winter on Hilton Head now in our rearview mirror, we bounce into spring eager for longer days full of the warm sunshine. As you already know, Hilton Head Island is a unique place to both visit and to live. While there are events to enjoy year round, spring heralds many of the most popular community events.

Hilton Head Spring

With its seventh year a success, the Hilton Head Island Seafood Fest, hosted by the David M. Carmines Memorial Foundation, was held in late March. The six day event featured a kick-off party at Hudson’s on the Dock, dinner boat cruises, an evening hosted by The Lucky Rooster Kitchen & Bar, and more. The final two days boasted a festival at Shelter Cove Community Park complete with activities for the kids, live entertainment by Deaz-Guyz and The Headliners, and of course, plenty of seafood!  This event is held to benefit the American Cancer Society, M.D. Anderson Research Center and the Island Recreation Scholarship Fund.

Next up, April 14-20 marked the 45th Annual RBC Heritage which is the only PGA TOUR stop in South Carolina.  This is said to be a favorite stop by many of the TOUR players and this year boasted a strong playing field for both of the Pro-Am events and for tournament play. Throughout the year the Heritage Classic Foundation has been busy adding new venues for spectators, expanding the Heritage Lawn, and putting new security measures in place. Thousands of visitors flocked to Hilton Head for this event and it was much loved and enjoyed by the locals as well. Even though rain played havoc early in the tournament and play was called Friday afternoon, the tournament pressed on. On Easter Sunday the clouds broke and a fantastic final round unfolded. Congratulations to Matt Kuchar for overcoming a four stroke deficit and an unbelievable chip-in on the 18th to claim the top spot at the 45th RBC Heritage of Golf.

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29 Properties Found. Page 1 of 10.

Photo of Listing #406306

New Listing

247 S Sea Pines Drive, Hilton Head Island

,999 – 1 Beds, 1 Baths, 1,200 Sf

MLS # 406306


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2 Lighthouse Lane, Hilton Head Island

,000 – 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,128 Sf

MLS # 400171


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New Listing

101 Lighthouse Road, Hilton Head Island

,900 – 4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,200 Sf

MLS # 405943

The months of April and May also mark the beginning of many outdoor entertainment opportunities. Sea Pines Resort offers live entertainment at the Quarterdeck just beneath our famous Lighthouse, HarbourFest at Shelter Cove Marina featuring Shannon Tanner and fireworks display, Gregg Russell concerts under the Liberty Oak, and many restaurants offer nightly live music throughout the spring and summer. Also on the spring line-up is the 36th annual Bluffton Village Festival, also known as Mayfest. This fun filled day has become infamous for its culture including local artists and musicians. Here you enjoy arts & crafts, music, delicious foods, Ugly Dog Contest, pie eating contest and so much more.

Bluffton Village Fest

“It’s no wonder why spring time is, considered by many, to be the very best time to plan a visit to Hilton Head Island.”

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Our First Quarter Market Report Card for 2014


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It’s hard to believe that the first quarter of 2014 is already done and in the books. It has been a great one! As you know by now, the market is really starting to heat up. We have started out with some amazing statistics that we, in the Realtor community, are really excited about.

To start out with our market share, here at Dunes Real Estate, has seen a growth trend during the first quarter at an astounding 36%. Highest among all of the top companies on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Our sales volume during this period in 2013 was ,463,328 and now, in 2014 for the same period, is ,726,550…that is 29.5% over last year!

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38 Properties Found. Page 1 of 7.

Photo of Listing #402468

75 Ocean Lane, Hilton Head Island

,000 – 2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,171 Sf

MLS # 402468


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2 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island

,000 – 2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,315 Sf

MLS # 405721


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1 Ocean Lane, Hilton Head Island

,000 – 2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,232 Sf

MLS # 393591


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76 Ocean Lane, Hilton Head Island

,000 – 2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,488 Sf

MLS # 404739


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47 Ocean Lane, Hilton Head Island

,000 – 1 Beds, 2 Baths, 985 Sf

MLS # 402120


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65 Ocean Lane, Hilton Head Island

,900 – 1 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,019 Sf

MLS # 398235

The number of out listing transactions has increased by an amazing 31.4% over 2013. Not to mention another very important number…one that we keep a close eye on as an important metric in our market: in 2013 our overall average sales price was ,362. In the first quarter of 2014 that average sales price is showing at ,602…which is 24% growth.

Our market inventory, in all segments, continues to shrink as more and more buyers are getting back into the market with a confidence that we have not seen in quite a while. It seems like not long ago when we in the Realtor community were looking at 2 to 3 years’ worth of inventory, piles of distressed properties, lagging buyer demand and faltering property values. How times have changed. Folks are tired of waiting around.

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They are tired of watching their money sit in an account somewhere doing next to nothing. They want to participate in life and share experiences with family and friends. They want to ride bikes on the beach, walk to a show at the Arts Center, relax by the pool, play golf, tennis, and enjoy all that life on Hilton Head has to offer. They want to sit on their deck and watch the Snowy Egrets, Bald Eagles, osprey and pelicans and many other birds as they soar through the air or roost in the trees. It seems the collective conscience of the public is in the middle of a very large paradigm shift from just living life to experiencing life.

If you get a chance come down and watch one of our amazing Moonrises over the beach at Palmetto Dunes. They are spectacular. Let me know and I will meet you at the Dunes House!!!!!

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Sea Pines Resort New Plantation Golf Club & Live Oak Restaurant


I attended a breakfast at the Live Oak Restaraunt in Sea Pines and the ribbon cutting of the new 23,000 square foot clubhouse serving the Ocean and Heron Point Golf Clubs on Friday April 4, 2014.

The Live Oak had opened on Wednesday, April 2nd serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. I stopped by just to take a look and was amazed it was packed. Things are surely warming up on Hilton Head Island!

Sea Pines Resort

Live Oak is a fresh culinary experience featuring Lowcountry inspired cuisine and locally sourced produce and products. For additional information about this one-of-a-kind new restaurant, visit liveoaklowcountrycuisine.com

The residents that know and love Sea Pines Resort are not disappointed. The new facility displays a glimpse into the Sea Pines Resort’s rich history. Historical photographs are displayed throughout. The Savannah grey brick that was used on the exterior of the old Plantation Club is featured in the foyer.  Antique golf clubs hang on the brick wall.

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Photo of Listing #394598

6 Lighthouse Lane, Hilton Head Island

,000 – 2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,200 Sf

MLS # 394598


Photo of Listing #406246

New Listing

5 Braddock Bluff Drive, Hilton Head Island

,900 – 2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,186 Sf

MLS # 406246


Photo of Listing #385630

2 Lighthouse Lane, Hilton Head Island

,500 – 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,128 Sf

MLS # 385630

Just everything about it is a sight to behold and the more than 40 acres of golf views make it a visit time well spent. Don’t forget to stop by and take a look or catch a bite to eat or a cool drink from the bar while visiting the RBC Heritage presented by Boeing!

New Sea Pines Clubhouse

 

 

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