June 2012

Flag-Flying Etiquette

What better time to fly Old Glory than the 4th of July.  If you drive around the Park Circle neighborhood, you're bound to see homeowners proudly flying the flag in front of their homes, but did you know that there is flag etiquette?  If you're planning to fly the stars and stripes in front of your home, then you need to follow these simple guidelines to make sure you're not disrespecting...

Fourth of July Festival at Riverfront Park North Charleston

North Charleston’s Fourth of July Festival at Riverfront Park

Riverfront Park Fourth of July Festival The City of North Charleston will hold its Fourth of July Festival at Riverfront Park on Wednesday, July 4, 2012, 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm.  The event and parking are free of charge.  There will be a lot of Fourth of July festivities, but how many of them can say that they offer they largest fireworks display in the Lowcountry for FREE!  There will be live...

Park Pizza Co. – Park Circle

Watching the Gamecocks in the College World Series really builds up an appetite, and what better way to satisfy that appetite than by ordering a pizza from your neighborhood pizza place.  In Park Circle, you're lucky to have two really good options, but when I want something delivered right to my house, I always call Park Pizza Co.  If you really want to know, I did not order the heart shaped pizza in...

You can still Buy a Home with No Money Down!

First Citizens Bank - Home Ownership Mortgage Express - 100% Loan First Citizens Bank is now offering their 100% financing loan program with no PMI.  It is a great product called HOME (Home Ownership Mortgage Express).  Listed below are some of the guidelines required to obtain this type of loan. HOME ( Home Ownership Mortgage Express) 680 credit score (100%) 679-660 credit score (97%)...

Charleston Beer Garden Festival 2012

Summer to many means enjoying a cold beverage outdoors with friends, but in this case why not sample many cold adult beverages!  The Charleston Beer Garden Festival is a one day fest that boasts itself as the largest pop-up beer garden in Charleston.  Why not spend a Saturday afternoon sampling craft beers from such brewers as Magic Hat, Blue Moon, Holy City Brewing Company, Thomas Creek Brewery and...

Park Circle Films presents…”Jiro Dreams of Sushi”

Park Circle Films Cool things area always happening in the Park Circle area, and if you have never been to a movie screening at The Olde North Charleston Picture House then now is your chance.  This Saturday, June 16, the Greater Park Circle Film Society is presenting "Jiro Dreams of Sushi", which is a story about an 85 year old sushi chef by the name of Jiri Oro.  Jiri is considered one of the...

32 Avondale Ave. Charleston, SC 29407

SOLD 10/04/2013 for $463,000 The Avondale area is known as another location where you can live, work, play and eat.  It's a trendy area that's home to great restaurants, bars, and shopping.  Another bonus is its proximity to downtown Charleston which makes it a very desirable location for those working downtown or at MUSC.  If you want to know what's going on in the Avondale area, you might want to...

Park Circle - Cool Place to Live

Investing in Charleston, SC

Thinking about Investing in Charleston, SC?  Is the Charleston area an investment goldmine?  According to Real Estate investing guru Greg Rand, Charleston is in his top two of investment locations.  Charleston's long term market stability was cited as one of his main reasons for choosing the Holy City.  If you're an investor, you need to seriously consider the Charleston area with its high quality of...

Palmetto Heroes 2012

Law Enforcement Officers, Correctional Officers, Teachers, Nurses, Firefighters, Veterans and Emergency Medical Services who are interested in becoming homeowners can now take advantage of a special program offered by the South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority.  The program is called the Palmetto Heroes Program, and it is designed to assist those who are employed in the above...

Mixson - A Live/Work/Play Neighborhood near Charleston, SC

Mixson Development Back on Track?

Jamestown Properties, an Atlanta based developer pulled the plug on this housing project in 2008 as the market went south, but in 2012 it looks like the Mixson development is back on track, albeit a little smaller in scope.  This is hopefully good news to the existing owners of the 18 completed homes that currently stand there today. This unique project was originally slated to have over 900 housing...

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