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CONQUER THE TASK

The emergence of spring has long been associated with the deep cleaning of our homes. For most, it signifies a fresh home, or a new start to complement the blossoming of spring.

To keep the job from feeling overwhelming, schedule a block of time each day, or even each week, for your annual cleaning. Work on one room at a time and reward yourself for each room until you've completed the job.

OUTDOOR PROJECTS THAT EXPAND YOUR LIVING SPACE

Spring is upon us and it’s time to take entertaining and lounging outside so we can take full advantage of the beautiful Lowcountry weather. 

This time of year, everyone is busy sprucing up their outdoor space and planning those projects they’ve been putting off. One of the most popular outdoor projects is the incorporation of those key elements you love about the interior of your home and mimicking them on the exterior. Think cozy outdoor living rooms, fire features, outdoor kitchen and bars. 

KELLER WILLIAMS WELCOMES NEW AGENTS

Keller Williams Realty Lowcountry welcomes agents Stacha Stinson, Michelle Dugan, Kiana Collins, Anthony Lydon and Lena Sells to its Hilton Head office. Kelli Stevens, Erin McLemore, Linda Willis, and Maurice Greenleaf have joined the Beaufort office.  

REVITALIZE YOUR SPACE FOR THE SPRING SEASON

Preparing your patio or deck for the spring season is as important as attending to any room inside your home. Here are some tips to make your place special. 

BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY WELCOMES 3 AGENTS, NAMES BROKER-IN-CHARGE

Piper Martel, Noel Turner and Roseann Tracy have joined the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hilton Head Bluffton Realty real estate network.  

Martel, a Hilton Head native, specializes in working with first-time home buyers. She serves clients throughout the Hilton Head Island and Bluffton area.   

HILTON HEAD HOME DAZZLES WITH ITS SWEEPING BEAUTY

It’s a majestic home with grand, sweeping views of Port Royal Sound, the Atlantic Ocean and the golf course at Dolphin Head in Hilton Head Plantation.

“We’re tucked away in a corner with a horseshoe driveway,” said Brandon Schaffner, son of homeowners Walter and Linda.

TOP DESIGN TRENDS FOR 2021

Pour in some concrete, add some water and chemicals, and voila! You have a pool. 

Even before a pandemic completely upended the industry, pool design had already evolved far beyond simple shells and a handful of core materials used.  

SCHEMBRA REAL ESTATE GROUP ADDS ASSOCIATE 

Whitney Halley, a lifelong resident of Hilton Head Island, has joined Schembra Real Estate Group as assistant to the broker-in-charge. She was most recently client service supervisor for Spherion in Columbia. Halley graduated magna cum laude from USC Darla Moore School of Business with a bachelor of science degree in marketing and management.

CALLAWASSIE ISLAND HOME WITH A FRENCH TOUCH

Nancy Rapp is an enthusiastic home chef. She has French cuisine by her culinary side and an abundance of cookbooks for reference in her back “messy” space where she has a working kitchen for prepping and a desk. 

Julia Childs was her cooking mentor in the early 1970s – cookbooks and TV. Beef bourguignon is her favorite dish to cook on Callawassie Island, where she and her husband, Rob, live. She mixes her braised beef with gravy beef stock, red wine and cognac, carrots and onions. 

THE GREENERY TEAM TAKES PRIDE IN LANDSCAPING THROUGHOUT THE LOWCOUNTRY

Planting trees, mowing grass and sculpting the grounds of homes, businesses and resorts does not fully describe the work of The Greenery, Hilton Head’s largest and most prolific landscaping company.

What the company’s legion of employees really does — from dawn to dusk — is put out a colorful welcome mat for road-weary vacationers and seasonal residents eager for downtime in the Lowcountry.