Johns Island, SC Real Estate News

By Rosalinda Morgan, "The Rose Lady"
According to the National Association of Realtors, 12 percent of all existing home sales last year were not primary residences but vacation homes. Inspite of the gloomy housing forecast, second homes sales are still up.  While large numbers of houses are going into foreclosure, another group is not just affording payment on their primary residence but they are also buying second homes.  Properties near the beach, in the mountains, near a resort are very popular.  For buyers who want warmer temperature, they usually head south to Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Tennessee.  For those who love skiing, they are looking up to the ski country.  With the heavy snowfall few weeks ago, housing market in the ski areas of Vermont had a surge in sales.  If this trend of second...
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By Rosalinda Morgan, "The Rose Lady"
According to the National Association of Realtors, 12 percent of all existing home sales last year were not primary residences but vacation homes. Inspite of the gloomy housing forecast, second homes sales are still up.  While large numbers of houses are going into foreclosure, another group is not just affording payment on their primary residence but they are also buying second homes.  Properties near the beach, in the mountains, near a resort are very popular.  For buyers who want warmer temperature, they usually head south to Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Tennessee.  For those who love skiing, they are looking up to the ski country.  With the heavy snowfall few weeks ago, housing market in the ski areas of Vermont had a surge in sales.  If this trend of second...
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By Rosalinda Morgan, "The Rose Lady"
According to the National Association of Realtors, 12 percent of all existing home sales last year were not primary residences but vacation homes. Inspite of the gloomy housing forecast, second homes sales are still up.  While large numbers of houses are going into foreclosure, another group is not just affording payment on their primary residence but they are also buying second homes.  Properties near the beach, in the mountains, near a resort are very popular.  For buyers who want warmer temperature, they usually head south to Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Tennessee.  For those who love skiing, they are looking up to the ski country.  With the heavy snowfall few weeks ago, housing market in the ski areas of Vermont had a surge in sales.  If this trend of second...
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By Jim & Maria Hart, Charleston, SC Real Estate
(Brand Name Real Estate)
As the main gateway to Johns Island, it's only appropriate that the builders of the new St. Johns Yacht Harbor take the same approach to the construction of their new marina village as many Johns Island developers are realizing that the island should be developed - as a green community. Formerly known as Buzzard's Roost and Stono, the developers of St. Johns Yacht Harbor purchased the land in 2006 and began working on an innovative new concept known as the "marina village".  The first of its kind in the Lowcountry, the harbor will not only feature complete facilities for the enjoyment of the entire boating family, it will do so with as little environmental impact as possible. "Our idea was to make something that our kids would remember as the place where they caught their first blue cr...
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St. Johns Crossing: This new community will have 70 single family homes with 10 floor plans ranging from 1352 to 2116 sqft with prices from the $180s to the $220s!! These homes crated by Catalyst Builders Inc. will offer many fine standard features such as Maple Cabinets, GE Appliances, 9' Smooth Ceilings and Hardwood Foyers just to name a few. St. Johns Crossing is located off River Road on Johns Island, 15 minutes or so from downtown Charleston. For more info, please visit, http://www.stjohnscrossing.net/  or Contact Lindsey Webb, Carrie Poe, or Donald Mahoney for more information on (843) 284-4981.Please mention Alan Langstone, Prudential Carolina RE, Clements Ferry Road Office if contacting them.
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By Alan Langstone
Cassique Golf Club (Private Community) Address:            100 Old Cedar Lane, Johns Island, SC, 29455 Telephone:         (843) 768-5752 Website:            www. Built:                 2000 Designed by:      Tom Watson Driving Range:   Yes Yardage:            6960 No. Holes:          18 Par:                   72 Rating:              74.5 Slope:               138   The Club at Seabrook Island, Ocean Winds Course (Private) Address:            3772 Seabrook Island Rd, Johns Island, SC, 29455 Telephone:         (843) 768-2529 Website:            www. Built:                 1982 Designed by:      Willard C Byrd Driving Range:    Yes Yardage:            n/a No. Holes:           36 Par:                   n/a Rating:               n/a Slope:                n/a   The Club at Seabrook Island, Cro...
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