Ruthie Ravenel's Blog Posts

Fall Market Remains Strong

The market in the greater Charleston metro area in 2017 is nearly 20% above its pre-recession peak according to a recent article in the Post and Courier. As a market-wide

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Mid Year Market Update

I am pleased to present our mid-year market report which provides statistics and valuable data about our area! This year has seen strong price growth in most low-mid market price ranges and

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Happy Holidays From Charleston

The holiday season is upon us, despite the warm temperatures we enjoy this time of year!! Most of the events in town this month are holiday related. The Holiday Festival of Lights at the James

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Charleston Featured In Silicon Valley Radio Show

Local Luxury firm Daniel Ravenel Sotheby’s International Realty was featured in the San Francisco and Silicon Valley Market last month on a popular radio show in that area. Ruthie Ravenel was

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Charlestons Art Scene Ties To International Art World

Charleston has a vibrant arts scene all year long, but one event truly showcases the power of art, theater, music and dance. Spoleto Festival USA brings internationally known and incredibly talented

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Find Your Ideal Charleston Gardens

Visitors love coming to Charleston to soak up the history, architecture and overall beauty of the Lowcountry. A key piece of that is Charleston’s impeccable gardens. Whether it’s a historic

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Sothebys International Realty Affiliates LLC Rings The Closing Bell At The New York Stock Exchange

Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC, whose parent company is Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), rang the Closing Bell at the New York Stock Exchange yesterday to celebrate its 40th

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The Boating Lifestyle In Charleston

Cross any bridge on a gorgeous Charleston weekend and you’ll see the waterways dotted with boats of all shapes and sizes. With its many rivers, creeks and the Intracoastal Waterway, there are

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Sothebys International Realty To Expand Presence In The Middle East

Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced plans for the brand’s expansion into five additional Gulf countries, complementing its existing presence in theUnited Arab Emirates.

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Charleston Real Estate Market Shows No Signs Of Slowing Down Well Into 2015

With temperatures in the upper 90s, Charlestonians are feeling the summer heat this week, and the Charleston Real Estate Market is just as hot!! 1,457 homes sold in May in the tri-county area

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Explore Charleston SC And Its Remarkable Suburban Areas

When you think of luxury in Charleston, many visitors and even some locals imagine either a spacious historic mansion south of broad, or a sprawling waterfront plantation setting with a

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Charleston Parks Undergoing Renovations

Lots of news has emerged regarding Charleston’s many parks in the last year. Colonial Lake is in the middle of a major facelift, Gadsdenborough Park has a new name and a new look, and there are

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Dig South Conference Highlights Charlestons Booming Tech Sector

The 3rd annual Dig South Interactive Festival took place last week in Charleston. This festival highlights the tech industry in Charleston and features all sorts of fun events and networking

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March Market Update Sales Up 23 YTD

March has set the Charleston real estate market ablaze with 1,420 homes sold in March in the tri-county area, at a median price of $221,730 according to preliminary data released today by the

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Global Luxury Real Estate Trends

Things are looking up in global luxury real estate markets based on a recent report from the Sotheby’s International Realty brand. Strong gains in value across global luxury property markets are

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