A Hilton Head Island Plantation for Everyone

Hilton Head Island is famous as a resort destination with something for everyone, from tennis and golf to boating, fishing, and water sports. The island is subdivided into a number of smaller communities, each of which has its own distinct character, again providing something for everyone who lives on or travels to Hilton Head Island….


Hilton Head Island Wine and Food Festival Returns for 28th Year

Hilton Head Island’s premier wine and culinary event is returning for its 28th year, bringing with it everything and more that locals and visitors have come to anticipate. The Hilton Head Island Wine & Food Festival brings together wine, spirits and food lovers for a six-day festival, March 4-9, 2013, that provides wine lovers and…


6 Home Updates You Can Do In a Weekend or Less

No matter how much or how little time you have to devote to improving the look and feel of your home, there are a few updates you can complete over the course of a weekend or less! These affordable and easy projects will give the spaces in your home an instant improvement, giving new life…


Hilton Head Island Valentine’s Day Events 2013

Hilton Head Island is an absolutely beautiful and romantic place to be for Valentine’s Day! Our area always has a way for you to enjoy your time here no matter where your interests lie. If you’re looking for a place to take your sweetheart to this Valentine’s Day, look no further than these events planned…


17th Annual Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration ~ A Family Friendly Event

Hilton Head Island is home to many annual events, all anticipated by the locals as well as the visitors who flock to the area each year for their favorite events. One of the most popular Island annual events is the Gullah Celebration, which is returning for its 17th year on February 1st and lasts all month long….


Hilton Head Island’s 11th Annual Half Marathon & 10K/5K

With temperatures averaging in the mid 60’s during the month of February, it’s the perfect time for the annual Hilton Head Island Half Marathon & 10K/5K! Whether you plan to be a participant or a spectator, a good time will be had by all and the event benefits 3 charities local to Hilton Head Island!…


6 Tips to Improve Curb Appeal for Selling Your Home

There’s no doubt that in today’s real estate market, home sellers need to take advantage of every outlet to make their home stand out from the competition. Curb appeal is one of the most important items to consider before listing, and a well maintained lawn and garden will certainly increase the chances that a buyer…


Top Nature Trails in Hilton Head Island

Hilton Head Island is home to some of the most beautiful natural scenery, unique wildlife, and of course attractions and events that keep the locals entertained and the visitors coming back each and every year to spend vacations and quality family time together. The temperatures here are moderate all year round, making any time of…


5th Annual Hilton Head Island Restaurant Week

The proven popular and highly anticipated annual Restaurant Week is returning for its 5th year to Hilton Head Island, giving both locals and visitors a chance to taste the many types of food that Hilton Head has to offer.  Modeled after similar popular events held in New York City and Los Angeles, Hilton Head Island…


How I Can Help With Your Relocation

Are you planning a long-distance relocation or even a local move across town? If so, please remember I can help. As a Realtor on Hilton Head Island, I work with people every day going through the buying and selling process, so I know how stressful it can be to relocate. I want to make certain…


10 Steps to Sell Your Home Faster

When it’s time to put your home up for sale, it seems like the list of things that needs to be done is endless.  Choosing the right realtor is your first step, then you’ll need to prepare your home to be seen by potential buyers.  I have compiled a list of 10 things you can…


Hilton Head Island’s Annual Polar Bear Swim

For eleven years now, residents of Hilton Head Island and visitors from all over have flocked to the Sea Pines Resort & Spa to take an adventurous plunge into the chilly waters of the Harbour Town Pool.  New Year’s eve, 2012, marks the 12th annual Polar Bear Swim and everyone on the island is getting…


Prepare For Moving Day With These Tips and Checklist

Moving day, just by nature of the word, tends to be a little stressful.  After all, that’s exactly what you’re doing…moving your stuff!  My goal with this post is to provide you with some moving day tips to help ease the transition, keep the stress to a minimum, and even make it a fun experience…


Christmas Events in Hilton Head Island 2012

We may not have snow for Christmas here in Hilton Head Island, but our holiday season is still full of fun, lights and decorations, a touch of crisp air, and of course Santa!  Our kitchens are still full of wafting holiday scents like cinnamon and pumpkin spice, and there is certainly no shortage of Christmas…


Thanksgiving Events in Hilton Head Island

In addition to spending Thanksgiving day with family and friends and feasting on the largest meal of the year, there are a few other ways you can celebrate the holiday in Hilton Head Island. Wrangle up the kids and kick off your Thanksgiving day at the Sea Pines Resort, starting with a Thanksgiving Scavenger Hunt…


4 Surprising Benefits to Owning a Vacation Home

A vacation home, no matter where in the world it is, comes with more benefits than the obvious; having a place to relax away from your everyday living environment, having your own furniture as opposed to being in a hotel, and a place to create lasting memories and traditions with family and friends. If that…


Bluffton International and Craft Beer Fest Will OUTDO Last Year

I told you last year that the Bluffton International & Craft Beer Fest would become a highly anticipated annual event, and I was more than right!  This year, you can expect 140 to 150 unique beers representing over 30 different styles of beer, outdoing last year’s festival, which featured over 125 of the world’s best…


NY Giant Player Building Mansion on Hilton Head Island

A two-acre waterfront lot here on Hilton Head Island is in the process of becoming home to the New York Giants defensive tackle, Chris Canty!  This 13,000 square foot home with a price tag of more than $2 million will join some of the island’s most expensive properties. His home will be located on Brams…


How to Choose the Best Hilton Head Island Home for You

Every year thousands of visitors flock to Hilton Head Island for its miles of beautiful beaches, spectacular ocean views, world-class tennis and golf, and its wide array of fine and casual dining choices.  Unfortunately, most of these visitors, at some point, have to leave and go back to their homes in the city, the suburbs,…


Family Friendly Halloween Events in Hilton Head Island 2012

Fall is in full swing here on Hilton Head Island and with the season comes a month full of events, attractions, and family friendly things to do to celebrate Halloween! Family Friendly Halloween Happenings 2012 Halloween Festival on the Harbour On Sunday, October 28 from 3:30-5 pm, bring the entire family (including your pets) to The…


11 Tips to Flu-Proof Your Home

Flu season is just around the corner which means sluggishness, coughing, fever, aches and pains, and a variety of other symptoms that can be avoided by keeping the air you breathe in your home as healthy as possible.  Did you know that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency lists poor indoor air quality as one of…


Bluffton Zombie Mile Run 2012 ~ A Family Friendly Halloween Event

With Halloween just a few short weeks away, you are probably starting to wonder what family friendly events are happening near Hilton Head Island.  One such event is the Bluffton Zombie Mile Run, a fun and interactive run through the streets of Historic Bluffton, followed by a costume contest, a post race award ceremony, and…


Pumpkin Patches and Fall Activities in Hilton Head Island

When you think of Hilton Head Island, the first thing that probably comes to mind is our breathtaking sandy beaches, or maybe it’s golf, tennis, fishing, or even a dolphin cruise.  There is so much to do in our area, but during the months of September and October, what should come to mind is picking…


Simplify Your Move With These Packing Tips

The process of moving is often filled with both excitement and a bit of stress, but with a little planning and organization the packing part doesn’t have to be so daunting.  The larger your house, the more stuff you have and the longer it will take you to pack, but these tips will help make…


Home Ownership Can Help Make Good Credit Even Better

There are many reasons why now is still a great time to buy a home, one of which being that home ownership can actually help make already good credit even better.  The way this works is that making regular payments on a mortgage shows other potential lenders that you are a less risky loan candidate….


Family Friendly Ways to Spend Labor Day Weekend in Hilton Head Island

Labor Day often signifies the end of summer, but the locals on Hilton Head Island like to refer to it as the end of one vacation season and the start of another!  There is never a shortage of family friendly events happening here and Labor Day weekend is no exception.  Whether you want to spend the…


30 Celebrities to be at the Hilton Head Island Celebrity Golf Tournament

The 32nd Annual Hilton Head Island Celebrity Golf Tournament is almost here, bringing with it 30 celebrities who can’t wait to play golf with you for a truly great cause; raising money for children. Whether you’re a fan of golf, or just want to spend an enjoyable weekend out in the sun, visit three of…


Get Your Kids Back in School Mode

It’s that time of year already in Hilton Head Island; the summer is winding down, the mornings are a little cooler, activities are coming to a close, and parents have to start preparing their kids to go back to school.  For some, this may be a welcomed time of year as many parents go back to work,…


Hilton Head Island Features a World Class Tennis Experience

Hilton Head Island is a favorite living and vacation destination for so many reasons, some of which are the unique natural beauty, twelve miles of sparkling beaches, swaying palmetto trees, and oak trees draped with Spanish moss.  Other reasons that top the charts are the magnificent places to bike, run, walk, jog, and the ability…


The Right Questions to Ask When Interviewing Real Estate Agents

Not every Real Estate Agent is right for everyone and their situation. Choosing the agent that will work best with you doesn’t have to be hard, you just need to ask the right questions. The first step is to talk to friends and family who will give you an honest recommendation about someone they’ve worked…


Tips for Finding the Right Hilton Head Island Vacation Rental

Hilton Head Island is a unique and beautiful vacation destination for families, couples, or just to get away alone.  It combines many of the amenities and conveniences normally only found in major cities with the natural beauty of the island with its marshes, lagoons, and beaches. The island offers anything a golf or tennis enthusiast…