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Carolina Real Estate Podcast

Carolina Real Estate Podcast will help answer your real estate questions, give much-needed guidance throughout your real estate journey and provide plenty of free advice from Carolina's coastal real estate professionals.

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Experience Island Living: Home Tour of 129 Grand Pavilion in Wild Dunes with Brandy McMahon
Welcome to our virtual tour of 129 Grand Pavilion in Wild Dunes on the Isle of Palms! Join Realtor Brandy McMahon as she and host Bill Macchio take you on a journey through this stunning oceanfront luxury beach property for sale. Grand Pavilion is the epicenter of Wild Dunes Resort, which is the closest resort community to Charleston, offering the perfect blend of coastal living and resort-style amenities. Brandy says 129 Grand Pavilion is a "quintessential Charleston beach property" with beautiful subtly multicolored buildings, and parking. Grand Pavilion is the epicenter of the Wild Dunes resort community and this property is at the end of the boardwalk on the beach. Features include 4 bedrooms, 2 of which are primary suites. One of the primary suites, the third-floor luxurious master suite, includes a spa-like en-suite bathroom and private balcony access. The additional bedrooms are perfect for guests or can be used as a home office or gym. As you step inside, you'll be greeted by an open and airy floor plan, with a spacious living area that boasts breathtaking ocean views which is perfect for entertaining and relaxing.  This home is the iconic Isle of Palms beach experience, and for anyone interested, the photos provided are stunning. If you are ready to soak up the sun and listen to the waves crashing on the shore, call Brandy at (843) 996-6377 or visit 129 Grand Pavilion online.
14:22 4/2/24
1490 Old Rosebud Trail in Awendaw Presented by Carey Nikonchuk | Coastal Home Tour Episode
Carey Nikonchuk is an East Cooper Top Producer and Realtor with the Brennaman Group and has been in real estate her entire adult life. She chats today with host Bill Macchio on this special Coastal Home Tour episode of the Carolina Real Estate Podcast. Since 2008 Carey has been involved in real estate and she brings her experience to the market to help her clients. Carey and Bill tour 1490 Old Rosebud Trail in Awendaw, SC which has been annexed into Mount Pleasant. this means it gets the town of Mount Pleasant's services although physically located in Awendaw, SC. This riverfront home on the Wando River is on 2.5 acres located near the Sewee Outpost.  Listen and watch the tour of this 5,606 square feet home, which includes a guest cottage. Yes, there's a guest cottage, too! The desirable features in this home are more than worth a listen as Carey and Bill talk about it and for those watching the video you'll get to see photos as well. Listen & watch!
20:35 2/2/24
Mortgage Rates Have Gone Down Slightly Already + How the Election Year Will Reduce It Even More
Elizabeth Curry, VP of Mortgage Lending with Guaranteed Rate Affinity, explains to host Bill Macchio that they offer many different loan types and make it fast and easy to get a mortgage. Curry is passionate about getting people into their right home, where they are comfortable with their down payment and monthly payment. As part of putting her customers first, she says she will find a way to make it work if someone wants to buy a home. Elizabeth and Bill discuss the different types of loans she can offer clients, how this election year will affect interest rates, what the Fed rate is doing right now, and how there is a common misunderstanding of how the Fed rate affects mortgage rates, credit card rates, and other rates. Listen in and learn about Seller Buydowns, Points in the market, Down Payment Loans, Remodel Loans, and more.
19:03 12/22/23
34 Waterway Island Drive, Isle of Palms with Misti Cox and Trae Redmond
Listen as Realtor Misti Cox and builder Trae Redmond with King & Society's Construction and Real Estate divisions talk with host Bill Macchio about the high end custom home at 34 Waterway Island Drive in Wild Dunes on the Isle of Palms. Trae talks about how the proximity to the Isle of Palms Marina and its location offers that privacy and seclusion everyone appreciates in the Wild Dunes community.  Misti talks about the 120 foot deep-water dock, and how the property takes advantage of its location which is close to everything in the area. The conversation includes many details about this premier property and how it came together in regard to the inspiration for the home's design, and inclusion of different physical and design elements in the home. You really must watch/listen to this entire podcast to get great information on this beautiful home. For even MORE details check www.VoiceForRealEstate.com/34Waterway to find out how to get in contact with Misti and to see some awesome photographs of this breathtaking home.
40:08 7/1/23
Mount Pleasant Short Term Rentals (STR's) with Jane Baumrind
Jane Yager-Baumrind, Short Term Rental Coordinator talks to host Bill Macchio about the town of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina's use of Rentalscape to manage all of the short Term Rentals in Mount Pleasant. Jane says it makes it easy to ensure owners are compliant, and view lots of great activity of people with STR licenses within the jurisdiction of the town. Among other information the software helps Jane measure revenue of licensed STR owners in Mount Pleasant, and taxes collected from rental of those STR properties and more. Listen in for all of the great details, and some interesting laws and facts concerning Mount Pleasant's Short Term Rentals all the way through to the end of the podcast.
58:15 5/10/23
I'On in Mount Pleasant with John Bell of Southern Bell Living
In this special episode of Voice for Real Estate Podcast, the Coastal Home Podcast Tour focuses on the different neighborhoods along the Carolina Coast, features neighborhood expert John Bell who sold the most expensive home in the I'On community in 2022. John's history as VP of Sales at PNC Bank and his experience as a realtor make him the perfect person to talk to about buying and selling homes or other real estate. Listen as John talks to host Bill Macchio about what makes I'On so popular, the culture at Southern Bell Living, what it was like to sell the most expensive home in the neighborhood and what it's really important about connecting to clients seeking realty transactions. Listen in until the end to hear some great information from this neighborhood expert and hear what he has to say. This Podcast could save you money on your next real estate transaction.
31:34 3/25/23
Rivertowne Homes with Susan Matthews of The Matthews Group
This special episode of Voice for Real Estate Podcast, the Coastal Home Podcast Tour which focuses on the different neighborhoods along the Carolina coast. Susan Matthews of The Matthews Group/Coldwell Banker Carolinas talks to host Bill Macchio about Rivertowne in Mount Pleasant, SC. Susan and her husband moved into Rivertowne in 2015 and she loves the neighborhood, and is a Rivertowne Expert. Last year Susan sold the most expensive home in Rivertowne, so she is the agent to talk to to learn about the neighborhood and homes for sale there. RiverTowne Country Club has different subsections with different HOA's within Rivertowne. Susan is familiar with each of these different subsections, their prices, features and amenities.  Susan talks about RiverTowne Country Club's relations to other local golf courses, the types of houses in Rivertowne, and be sure to listen to the end where Susan will talk about how the area's quality of life and what that means to her and why.
41:18 3/13/23
2022 Charleston, SC Real Estate Market Review with Doug Holmes
Click, Listen, Watch & Learn. Doug Holmes, "The Stats Guy" crunches and studies statistics in many fashions including the MLS in Charleston talks with host and publisher Bill Macchio about the 2022 Year-End Charleston, SC Real Estate update. They discuss inflation, how the number of real estate transactions in 2022 compared to other years, and make sure to listen to the end to hear what Doug projects for 2023. Throughout this podcast realtors and people buying and selling real property can listen to Doug and Bill discussing mortgage rates, the Federal Reserve interest rate, how the Federal Reserve interest rate can effect mortgage rates, property prices and availability, what can effect your buying power, and how different towns and cities performed in 2022. Listen in!
56:44 1/27/23
South Carolina Offers Lower Property Tax Rates, Attorney Lenny Mitchum of Buxton and Collie Explains
On this episode of the VOICE for Real Estate podcast Lenny Mitchum, Attorney, Buxton and Collie, LLC talks to our host and publisher Bill Macchio about the importance of having an licensed attorney preparing and conducting real estate closings as SC law requires, types of law that Buxton and Collie practices such as business closings, mergers, estate planning and other business but also commercial and residential real estate including real estate transactions resulting from divorce, bankruptcy or foreclosure. Lenny also talks about various charities Buxton and Collie participates and partners with.
18:01 12/20/22
Jules Deas III, Senior Vice President, South State Bank N.A.
Click, Listen, Watch & Learn as Jules Deas III, Senior Vice President, South State Bank N.A. talks with host Bill Macchio about his beginnings in Mortgage Banking and loans, why you would choose SouthState over other banks, how he stays connected with his customer base, how and why news headlines about finance and lending rates can be misleading … and more. Listen in!
24:08 12/1/22
Charleston's Housing Market Inventory (Nov 2022): Homes selling in less than 24 hours & more!
Click, Listen, Watch & Learn as Jim Grady, Branch Manager and Broker-in-Charge of Coldwell Banker Realty in Mount Pleasant and downtown Charleston, South Carolina talks about the current housing market inventory, the rising interest rates, putting a house on the market now and finding the benefits of buying and selling in this real estate market and how lessons learned from the 2008 market help move deals forward today. Jim also talks about the importance of trust between a buyer or seller with their realtor, how his role changed from being a realtor to becoming Broker-in-charge - meant becoming the leader and mentor and manager of the Coldwell Banker Realty offices in Charleston and Mt Pleasant - and how the quality of life and pricing in the Charleston area drives moves from the Northeast to our area … and more. Listen in!
50:56 11/12/22
Ruthie Ravenel of Daniel Ravenel Sotheby's International Realty
Click, Listen, Watch & Learn to this edition of South Carolina Women in Real Estate on the Voice for Real Estate as Ruthie Ravenel, Realtor of Distinction, with Daniel Ravenel Sotheby's International Realty talks to publisher Bill Macchio about how she deals with her clients to make sure they get the best service, how good old fashioned hard work is irreplaceable no matter why the real estate market is down to get things done for her clients, how Ruthie was essentially raised on real estate ... and more. Listen in!
43:10 10/18/22
Suzie Smith, Realtor with Carolina One Real Estate
Click, Listen, Watch & Learn to this first edition of South Carolina Women in Real Estate Podcast on the Voice for Real Estate podcast as Suzie Smith, Realtor with Carolina One Real Estate talks to publisher Bill Macchio about expectations when selling your home including price and staging, how & why her 16+ years with Carolina One Real Estate benefits her clients, her background managing and training teams ... and more. Listen in!
32:59 8/12/22
Sam Schirmer of Schirmer Insurance Group
Click, Listen, Watch & Learn as Sam Schirmer of Schirmer Insurance Group talks to publisher Bill Macchio about how this family owned company talks about the importance of updating insurance as your home and property values increase, the rising cost of insurance and the cause of that, flood zones in the lowcountry and the importance versus elevation certificates … and more. Listen in!
22:29 7/8/22
Todd Nowicki, COO of Hunter Quinn Homes
Click, Listen, Watch & Learn as Todd Nowicki, the Chief Operating Officer of Hunter Quinn Homes talks about building Rock the Block homes in the best mixed-use community in the US – Nexton, Summerville, South Carolina. How Hunter Quinn Homes worked with Discovery Channel and HGTV in building 4 homes for Rock the Block. He discusses how Hollywood meets Summerville and how Hunter Quinn Homes immensely enjoyed their interaction with the producers and the crew when filming Rock the Bock, a relationship that continues… and more. Listen in!
17:45 4/20/22
Jane Baumrind, Planning & Development Specialist, Town of Mount Pleasant
Click, Listen, Watch & Learn as Jane Baumrind, Planning & Development Specialist with the Town of Mount Pleasant talks to publisher Bill Macchio about how she and her family made their way to Mount Pleasant, some Short Term Rental misconceptions, how the town has done such a great job of developing their Short Term Rental policies that other municipalities are inquiring how Mount Pleasant structured these policies ... and more. Listen in!
45:51 4/5/22
Sandra Patrick, Owner of South Carolina C2C
On this episode of VOICE for Real Estate Sandra Patrick of South Carolina C2C talks to publisher Bill Macchio about what C2C means, how South Carolina C2C helps their real estate clients, the biggest takeaways from their thousands of closings since their beginning in 2002 ... and more. Listen in!
22:51 3/12/22
Brian Diffily and Brian Hartmann of Granite Bridge Management from New Jersey
On this episode of Who Are They and Where Did They Move From presented by VOICE for Real Estate podcast Brian Hartmann and Brian Diffily of Granite Bridge Wealth Management talk to publisher Bill Macchio about moving from New Jersey to the Charleston and Mount Pleasant area of South Carolina. MORE REAL ESTATE PODCASTS: https://mountpleasantmagazine.com/voice-real-estate/
23:06 2/16/22
Doug Holmes with the 2021 Year End Real Estate Review
On this episode of VOICE for Real Estate podcast Charleston Realtor Doug Holmes, the "Stats Guy," talks to publisher Bill Macchio about a 2021 year-end real estate review. Listen in to hear the stats on how the local real estate demand is rising. MORE REAL ESTATE PODCASTS: https://mountpleasantmagazine.com/voice-real-estate/
42:49 1/21/22
Mark Mitchell, Broker in Charge with Dunes Properties
Mark Mitchell, Broker in Charge with Dunes Properties Mount Pleasant office talks to publisher Bill Macchio about how he solves challenges when clients are buying or selling Mount Pleasant, Charleston and Isle of Palms real estate, about his client focus, how he and successful realtors approach finding you a home even when it might seem like what you are looking for just isn't there ... and more. MORE REAL ESTATE PODCASTS: https://mountpleasantmagazine.com/voice-real-estate/
23:43 12/11/21
Kevin Jayroe, Broker at Reside Realty
On this episode of the VOICE for Real Estate podcast Kevin Jayroe, Broker at Reside Realty talks to our own Bill Macchio about his long family history in the Georgetown, that honesty and integrity is a way of life and business for Kevin, how he does business and how him and Reside Realty have been rewarded, a top ten most expensive home sale ... and more.
17:41 11/12/21
Brian Beatty, Owner/President Brian Beatty Team/eXp Realty
On this episode of the VOICE for Real Estate podcast Brian Beatty with eXp Realty and the Owner/President of the Brian Beatty Team in Daniel Island, SC talks to our own Bill Macchio about his radio show, being in real estate during the market crash in 2008, how treating people well is important as a realtor, and more.
26:31 7/23/21
Carolina One New Homes with Will Jenkinson BIC
On this episode of the VOICE for Real Estate podcast Will Jenkinson the Broker-in-Charge of Carolina One New Homes talks to our host and publisher Bill Macchio about what they do and the services they provide.
22:29 6/4/21
First Trust Mortgage Co, Pawleys Island, SC with Leigh Hope
On this episode of the VOICE for Real Estate podcast Leigh Reid Hope, the Principal/Owner of First Trust Mortgage Company in Pawleys Island, SC talks to our own Bill Macchio about helping people navigate the real estate market to find the properties they want successfully and how she's dedicated to help her clients secure realty in North Carolina and South Carolina.
36:44 5/15/21
Mount Pleasant's Laurie Minges of Dunes Properties
On this episode of the VOICE for Real Estate podcast Mount Pleasant’s Laurie Minges a real estate agent with Dunes Properties talks to our host and publisher Bill Macchio about her experience in realty, how the real estate market is right now and how to be ready.
15:20 5/15/21
Coastal Premier Homes, LLC in Mount Pleasant, SC with Chuck Lattif
On this episode of the VOICE for Real Estate podcast Chuck Lattif of Coastal Premiere Homes, LLC talks to our host and publisher Bill Macchio about his company building then-Senator Joe Biden's home in Delaware.
17:00 5/10/21
2020 Year End Charleston Real Estate Activity with Doug Holmes
On this episode of VOICE for Real Estate Doug Holmes and Bill Macchio talk about year end real estate activity for the Charleston, SC area including how sales have increased year over year for a 20 year high.
19:50 4/17/21