August 2012

Best Places to Watch Gamecock Football in Charleston!

It's that time of year again folks.  It's time for Gamecock Football.  Honestly, I never really became a true Gamecock fan until maybe July 22, 2006.  That's the day I married into a Gamecock family.   One of the stipulations I had to agree on in order to get my father-in-law's blessing was that I had to promise never to wear any clothing with a hint of orange in his house.  With that said, I have...

Park Circle Home of the Week - August 29, 2012 - Real Deal with Neil

Park Circle House of the Week – 4814 Boulevard Ln., North Charleston, SC 29405

House of the week 4814 Boulevard Ln., North Charleston, SC 29405 MLS # 1219127 3 Bdrm 2 Bathrm Charming Cottage Style Home in Park Circle $162,500 WITHDRAWN - NO LONGER ON THE MARKET This property just recently came across my desk while I was at the Carolina Elite offices.  The reason it caught my attention was because it was built in 1945 and it has some of those cool old features that make...

Celadon Outlet - Furniture Deals in Charleston, SC - Real Deal with Neil

Charleston Furniture Deals – Celadon Outlet in North Charleston

Celadon Outlet - Charleston Furniture Deals! My wife and I got invited to our neighbor's house for some drinks and dessert.  I enjoy those kind of gatherings because it gives you an opportunity to meet your neighbor's on a more personal level and also steal some of their home design ideas!  Naturally, after eating a large piece of chocolate tiramisu, I had to comment on my neighbor's drapes and wine...

Beachside Dining at Coconut Joe’s at Isle of Palms

This past weekend my in-laws came to visit and they requested lunch at Coconut Joe's Beach Grill and Bar.  Other than having to fight beach traffic on a Saturday, who was I to argue about having the opportunity to get a free meal while overlooking the ocean?  Not me.  Coconut Joe's kind of holds a soft spot in my heart because it was the restaurant I ate at with my groomsmen the day of my...

Oak Terrace Preserve - SOLD! - Real Deal with Neil

Sold!!! In Oak Terrace Preserve in Park Circle

Oak Terrace Preserve - SOLD! Congratulations to my client's, The Lucas' on closing on their new home in Oak Terrace Preserve!  Great home beside a pocket park.  I am happy I could help them get a great deal on this house and I'm even happier to have them as neighbors!  If you know of anyone that wants information on moving to Park Circle and Oak Terrace Preserve just contact me...

The Best Places to get Pizza in Charleston, SC

According to an Atlanta company that sends direct-mail to movers including those in metro Charleston, the business frequented first by people in a new neighborhood is the local pizzeria. The company who did the research was Welcomemat Services who tracked the buying habits of 300,000 households.  From that research the company developed a top 10 list of places that homeowners visit first when...

When’s the Best Time to Buy Appliances?

If you're in the market for a new appliance.  Timing is everything.  I’ve found a website that’ll tell you if now is a good time to buy. The best quality at the lowest price — that’s the mantra of every savvy appliance shopper. What you may not know is that prices fluctuate, and some times are better than others for buying. So how can you find that magic window that will save you the...

Late night eating at Butcher and Bee on Upper King St.

It was around 2:00am and myself and a couple of friends had just left the Blind Tiger Pub on Broad St.  We had two options, 1) Go home, or 2) Find something to eat.  Of course, we chose the latter, but we didn't just want to eat anything.   That's when it hit me...Butcher and Bee!  Honest to Goodness sandwiches is how they describe themselves, and the best part is, it was open till 3:00am.   The...

Why do I Need a Buyers Agent? Charleston, SC - Real Deal with Neil

Why do I need a Buyers Agent?

Why should I use a buyers agent when purchasing a new construction home in the Charleston, SC area? Seriously...What´s the benefit of having a buyers agent when the new home salesperson onsite knows the home better than the Realtor?"  The answer is...You should always have representation when you walk into a new home development site or talk to a new home salesperson. Does using a buyers...

EVO Craft Bakery - Park Circle - Lauren - Real Deal with Neil

EVO Craft Bakery – Park Circle

EVO Craft Bakery - Park Circle, North Charleston I stopped by EVO Craft Bakery today to pick up a loaf of crusty bread.  A good crusty bread is hard to find, but at EVO Craft Bakery you can be assured that your bread will be just the right amount of crusty. My favorite thing is to take a slice of this Semolina bread, add a little salted butter to it then enjoy.  So simple, but yet so amazingly good. ...

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