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    New Short Term Rental Regulations for Town of Hilton Head

    By CGR Marketing | January 10, 2023

    As of January 2023, a new short-term rental ordinance has gone into effect on Hilton Head Island that applies to any privately owned properties used as vacation homes and short-term rentals that are rented for less than 30 days. WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: 1. Short Term Rental Property owners are required to have a... Read More

    May 2021 | Mask Mandates Expire Throughout Beaufort County

    By CGR Marketing | May 5, 2021

    Mask mandates in municipalities throughout Beaufort and Jasper counties have been coming up for renewal or expiration since mid-April 2021. Hilton Head is the last to expire and is following the decision not to renew the mandate after May 16th. As it stands now, businesses can still require masks indoors. If a business does not... Read More

    New Flood Insurance Rate Map is HERE!

    By CGR Marketing | March 24, 2021

    The Town of Hilton Head Island announced the release of the new Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM), effective March 23, 2021. By accessing the Town of Hilton Head’s website, you can easily input an address to acquire the flood zone information. Flood Insurance When purchasing a home on Hilton Head Island, and shopping for new... Read More

    Beaufort County 6% Point of Sale Tax Exemption

    By CGR Marketing | January 19, 2021

    Owners of second homes, investment properties, vacant lots, and commercial properties should all review their current property tax bills to determine whether they may be eligible for a property tax exemption generally known as 6% Point of Sale Exemption. South Carolina Code Ann. § 12-37-3135 provides for a property tax exemption where: (1) a property... Read More

    2019 Beaufort County 6% Property Tax Exemption Update

    By CGR Marketing | January 21, 2020

    Article Courtesy of Burr and Forman January 2020 This article is an update on a little known tax exemption (“6% Exemption”) applicable to properties currently taxed at the 6% tax rate, subject to the limitations discussed below. Applications for this exemption must be submitted to Beaufort County no later than January 30, 2020. There... Read More

    Guide to Outfitting Your Short-Term Vacation Rental

    By CGR Marketing | June 14, 2019

    Congratulations, you bought a vacation property! One you hope to use throughout the year, but you also want to get some rental income when you’re not using it, right? Because why not let someone else pay for your investment? The property you purchased may already be furnished, but if it’s new to the rental market... Read More

    Bluffton Christmas Parade Toy Drive – Is Your Raffle Ticket a Winner?

    By CGR Marketing | December 1, 2018

    Click the image to check your ticket number                                 Read More

    Hilton Head Single-Use Plastic Bag Ordinance

    By CGR Marketing | October 19, 2018

    The Town of Hilton Head Island and Beaufort County have set forth a single-use plastic bag ordinance which goes into effect November 1, 2018. The ordinance restricts the use of single-use plastic bags given out by retailers. Businesses affected by the new ordinance include grocery stores, hardware stores, department stores, gift shops, convenience markets, farmers... Read More

    Buyer’s Market vs. Seller’s Market – What does it all mean?

    By CGR Marketing | April 27, 2018

    Is it a Buyer’s Market or a Seller’s Market? Even if you’re new to the home buying scene, you’ve probably heard of the term seller’s market or buyer’s market. It’s important to realize the difference so you’re prepared when you find that perfect home for you, or get ready to sell yours. So, what are... Read More

    Beach Parks

    By CGR Marketing | April 20, 2018

    It’s warming up – time to hit the beach! And what wonderful beaches they are! As a local, I long for more time to spend at our beach, but sometimes life just gets in the way. If only I lived a little closer to the beach, or better yet, in a beachfront home! But, we... Read More