BY DEAN ROWLAND

MAKE YOUR SPACE STYLISH AND CONDUCIVE TO PRODUCTIVITY

Nobody could have predicted before the pandemic began in 2020 that lighting in the home office and workspace would be thrust into the spotlight and require more attention to detail, function, efficiency and design than ever.

COLLINS GROUP REALTY DONATES TO NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

Collins Group Realty’s philanthropy program, 200th Home Sale for Charity, recently rewarded five charities, with River Ridge Academy Foundation, earning the grand prize of $4,000. A total of $10,000 was awarded. Second place winner, Turtle Trackers, was awarded a donation of $3,000.

Imaginative display ideas for your porch

BY DEAN ROWLAND

Porches are built for comfort, relaxation, socializing, decorating, and enjoying the early morning and late afternoon Lowcountry breezes.

But they don’t have to be boring aesthetically, especially in October for Halloween and November for Thanksgiving. Imaginative displays of the season turn the ordinary porch into a masterful display of crafts, decorations, and organic home-grown plants and flowers. Colorful, earthy and quirky — anything goes.

TRENDING INNOVATIONS TO HELP MAKE LIFE EASIER 

BY HILTON HEAD MONTHLY

Innovations in technology continue to evolve. There are many new gadgets that are designed to make your life a bit easier and offer peace of mind. Here are some top choices.

If you are looking for an easy-to-care for plant for your home or office consider the crassula ovata — or as it’s more commonly called, jade.

While jade plants are considered to be symbols of good luck, you won’t need luck to learn how to care and maintain your jade plant.

KEEP YOUR GREEN THUMB READY AS TEMPERATURES DIP 

BY BARRY K AUFMAN If recent real estate trends are any indication, there are quite a few of you out there who are spending your first fall in the Lowcountry. As such, you probably have quite a few questions about planting a fall garden here in hardiness Zone 8. The good news is, you’ve started at just the right time.

REAL ESTATE SEES SHIFTS, REBALANCING AND PENT-UP DEMAND

BY DEAN ROWLAND 

“People see the news and it’s all doom and gloom, right, but it’s really not the case at all,” said Rick Saba, of COAST Real Estate Professionals brokered by eXp Realty.

COLLINS GROUP REALTY NAMED NO. 1 IN SOUTH CAROLINA

Collins Group Realty was named one of America’s most productive sales teams as a part of RealTrends + Tom Ferry America’s Best Real Estate Professionals, a ranking report produced by RealTrends and Tom Ferry International. The team was ranked the number No. 1 large team in South Carolina for the second year in a row, by sales volume. The real estate group is also ranked the No. 36 large team in the nation, by volume. RealTrends America’s Best Real Estate Professionals ranks over 18,500 residential real estate professionals solely based on their excellence in real estate sales during calendar year 2021.

TECHNOLOGY THAT WILL HELP KEEP YOUR PROPERTY SECURE

BY DEAN ROWLAND

There’s no place like home, especially when watching the nightly news. Local TV coverage peeks around the neighborhood corner to show shootings, lootings, robberies, law enforcement/civilian showdowns and home invasions.