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men’s cards, ladies bunko, or wine lottery. The combination of convenience and connection makes life fun and easy. We hear it every day from our homeowners who have found exactly what they were looking for at Saluda River Club. “We’re so happy It’s all here! Saluda River Club is home here. We wouldn’t leave it to people who share an ap- for the world.” In fact, many who have preciation of nature and one outgrown their original home another. It’s a thoroughly modern community with the have moved on to their secfront-porch charm of an old- ond home in the neighborhood. fashioned town. Families eager to spend quality time together have ready-made opportunities. From kayaking to hanging out at the pools, watching the dogs play in the dog park, making smores at the firepits, or walking on the riverfront trails, it’s all here. There’s no need to drive Great place to call home! across town for a play date Lexington is a gem of a – the neighborhood is filled city – right-sized, with tradiwith children of all ages, and tional values and a fun vibe. the riverfront playground is a Saluda River Club is in the real hit! Parents feel good top-rated Lexington 1 school about letting youngsters district. The new Meadow play outdoors on The Village Glen elementary and middle Green for a game of pickup school are a huge attraction. soccer or volleyball on the And, in fall 2013 River Bluff riverfront. In the summer, high school is scheduled to sports, circus, and gymnas- open. tics camps keep the kids acOur homeowners love active. And, movie night keeps cess to South Carolina’s them entertained without capital city. The commute leaving the neighborhood. is easy and stressless. And When it comes to fun, the when it’s time to kick back, adults are definitely not left Columbia offers great resout. Opportunities for rec- taurants, theater, festivals reation and relaxation are and a wonderful zoo. everywhere. Many residents start or end their day at The Village Club where they can grab a coffee, workout in the gym, swim in the pool, or relax with neighbors in the lounge. The clubhouses are bustling with adult activities throughout the year. On any given day the schedule might include a cooking or art class, book club, yoga, Saluda River Club is more than a beautiful place to live. It’s a beautiful way to live. Luxury homes. Terrific location. Top schools. And a resort-inspired lifestyle that makes every day incredibly exciting. The most celebrated new home community in South Carolina history, Saluda River Club has attracted top honors on the local, state and national level. In February, managing partner Andy White proudly accepted the 2012 Community of the Year award from the Columbia Homebuilders Association. Saluda River Club has been named Community of the Year by the Home Builders Association of Greater Columbia and by the Home Builders Association to South Carolina. And, has won the National Association of Home Builders Best in American Living Award. In just four years, the community has over $50 million in sales of townhomes, cottages, single-family and estate homes.

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You’ve heard it before, but when it comes to Saluda River Club it’s especially true – you really have to see it to believe it. Call the sales center today at 803-358-3969 to arrange for a golf cart tour of the grounds, clubhouses and decorated homes. It will make your day, and it just might change your life. Saluda River Club. The river is calling you home. An Equal Housing Opportunity.


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Last Day oF the TOUR OF HOMES
It’s Sunday morning and you’re reading the Homefinder section of The State newspaper. There’s plenty of ads for real estate agents and new homes available throughout Columbia in this section, and some probably appeal to you. What’s your next step? It’s a beautiful day so why not go for a drive and take a look at some new homes that are available right now? Seeing them in person is so much better than looking at pictures and diagrams. But where to start? This is where the TOUR OF HOMES comes in. We’ve got 53 new homes all mapped out for you in the TOUR OF HOMES planbook, available free of charge on-line at, at the five Featured Communities on the TOUR and at every local Russell & Jeffcoat Real Estate office in town. So, enjoy your morning and go have some lunch, then take the TOUR OF HOMES before the event ends. Homes are open from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. They are located all over town from Camden to Lexington and in many different price ranges. You pick the ones you would like to visit and off you go. You’ll have a great day finding your next new home.

anthropology and sociology at Transylvania University in Lexington, KY. She came to South Carolina on the first stop of her world tour and has now been here for 23 years raising her family. She joins the ERA Wilder family with 15 years of real estate experience, and specialty in new construction, service and training. She says her passion for helping others achieve their dreams has been an exceling factor throughout her career thus far, and she is a selfproclaimed “match maker at heart”. “Whether you are looking for the perfect home or looking for support in developing your real estate career, I want to be a part of making your dreams a reality,” says Scott. “I am more than thrilled to be joining the ERA Wilder family, and to be working with such a positive, skilled group of professionals.” someone with Renee’s professional expertise, ethics and extensive management experience including six years as a sales manager covering six states. Her background as a trainer will benefit Russell & Jeffcoat agents, clients and the local real estate industry.” Real Estate, 5% of the company profits from the sale will be donated to Harvest Hope as a part of the Homes 2 Harvest Hope Program. This program aims to raise awareness in the community of the ongoing effort to fight hunger in the Columbia area. “Food and shelter are two basic human needs,” said owner Karen Yip. “Yip Premier Real Estate assists clients with finding the right home- it is my intention through our company contributions to tie these two needs together to support the ongoing efforts of Harvest Hope.” For more information regarding Harvest Hope Food Bank, please visit: http:// needed to negotiate successful trans soned agents or those getting back into the business to help them become multiple Super $ale-ors too. Lake Carolina offers residents a variety of amenities from community poolsto our 200 acre lake, miles of trails, an on-site YMCA and top-rated schools. The wide sidewalks and abundance of parks and green space provide the perfect backdrop for all the friendly neighbors that stop and chat. There are outdoor movies and concerts, oyster roasts and a Wine Festival. Lake Carolina, situated on 1850 acres in Columbia, SC, is Columbia’s #1 Neighborhood. Within the community are over six miles of shoreline on a 200-acre freshwater lake for fishing, sailing, boating and waterskiing; 30+ miles of walking trails; a Town Center with shopping, dining and professional services, Columbia’s newest YMCA, Richland 2 schools; and 20+ community events each year. Lake Carolina features single family homes from the $120’s to $500’s+ built by top national and regional builders in addition to a custom home building team. Visit www.LakeCarolina. com to learn more!actions.” says Niere.

Lake Carolina $ale-or Program Announces 2013 Winner
Lake Carolina partner and Super $ale-or, Bruce Siron, wins $10,000 from Lake Carolina Properties. Bruce Siron works with Russell & Jeffcoat in downtown Columbia, SC and has been a multi-seller in Lake Carolina for several years. His partnership with Lake Carolina Properties afforded him an entry into the $10,000 drawing, in which his name was chosen randomly at the exclusive $ale-or party held at the Lake House on April 12. “Bruce always stops in at the Central Sales Center on his way into Lake Carolina to learn what is new. Historically, our real estate partners who take advantage of our free services, tours and information sell more homes says, Carol Douis President of Lake Carolina Properties. We value Bruce’s dedication & partnership with Lake Carolina Properties year after year.” The top selling companies include: Russell & Jeffcoat, Keller Williams-Harbinson and ERA Wilder Realty Sparkleberry. We’d like to acknowledge Micah Collins with Keller Williams, who sold 4 homes last year with us and is our top selling coop real estate partner. To learn more about partnering with Lake Carolina Properties and how you can become a Lake Carolina $ale-or please visit www. aspx or call 803-736-5253 (LAKE). Lake Carolina Properties strives to partner with all of our local real estate companies and is happy to meet with new or sea-

ERA Wilder Realty Team Creech and Creed Ranks in National Top Five Producing Teams
ERA Wilder Realty sales team “Creech and Creed” has been ranked the number 3 ERA Top Associate Team Producers in the country for their performance in total units closed in 2012. They closed 139 transactions, and over 20 million in sales. “We were so honored to receive this award, and we cannot give enough thanks to our clients and those who send us referrals,” said Mary Beth Creed. This is the 6th National award combined for John Creech and Mary Beth Creed in the past 7 years. Creech and Creed is located in ERA Wilder Realty’s Downtown Columbia office. Contact John Creech at (803)-608-0920, Mary Beth Creed at (803)-665-8769, or Alex Hopkins at (803)-5288161 to find out how this nationally ranked team can satisfy your real estate needs.

5 Top Producers at Coldwell Banker United, Realtors® on Top 10 List
The real estate market is on the upswing. Five Coldwell Banker United, Realtors® agents with four from the Midtown office are in the thick of the business. These five agents are in the top ten on the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) agent market share report for the period of Jan. 1 through March 15th. Michel Moore out of the Midtown office is at the top of the list for Coldwell Banker United, Realtors® along with Franklin Jones, Amanda Payne, Kit & Johnny Oswald (team), Whit Moore and Calhoun McMeekin. The group sold a total of 20 homes with a combined value of $7,161,710. “The real estate market is continuing to improve in Columbia and we are proud and excited that we have so many sales associates on the Top Ten volume producing agents report in Columbia” says Glenn Niere, President and COO of Coldwell Banker, United® Realtors Carolinas Region. “This is an exciting time and our agents are prepared to serve those who are looking to buy and sell their homes. Our agents know their markets and what is

Renee Royall is named the New Broker at Russell & Jeffcoat’s Pontiac Office
Russell & Jeffcoat Real Estate would like to welcome Renee Royall to her new role as broker/manager of its Pontiac office. Formally educated in marketing and professionally trained in sales by a Fortune 500 company, she was a District Sales Manager with responsibility for sales growth in 6 states. After spending 10 years on the road, in 2002, she decided to focus her talents, education and professional expertise on a growing passion for real estate. The combination of her education, training, management experience and passion makes her the perfect fit to lead the Pontiac office. Ron Roe, CEO of Russell & Jeffcoat, stated, “We are extremely proud to have

For more information or to submit press releases, please email To Advertise: Edwin Gerace Real Estate Account Executive 803-771-8317 Lauren Libet Advertising Sales Manager 803-771-8372 Ann Winters Account Relationship Specialist 803-771-8433

ERA Wilder Realty Welcomes New Broker in Lexington
ERA Wilder Realty has recently designated Christina Scott as the new broker in charge at their Lexington office. In her new leadership role, Scott will be providing knowledge and opportunities to train and serve others. Scott grew up in Kentucky and studied English,

Homes 2 Harvest Hope Food Bank
Yip Premier Real Estate is a proud partner of Harvest Hope Food Bank. For every property sold by Yip Premier

The property transfers listed below are from the descriptions on legal documents on file in the Richland County Courthouse. descriptions on legal documents on file in the Lexington County Courthouse.



152 Fox Hill Drive, Blythewood, from Essex Homes Southeast Inc. to Mark K. Dailey and Danielle M. Dailey, $242,420

608 Shallow Cove, Chapin, from Nicholas D. Atria to Jamie Lynn Ellerd, $245,000 700 Soldier Gray Lane, Chapin, from Holiday Builders Inc., a Florida Corporation, to Steven Jacques and Chrysta Jacques, $267,509 1348 Misty Lane, Gilbert, from James E. Kelly Jr. to James Odell Barnes Jr., $106,365.87



418 Charing Cross Road, Irmo, from Julaunder Davis to Wayne McCullough, $55,000 109 John’s Hill Lane, Irmo, from Ashley M. Dusenberry and Jonathan B. Dusenberry to Gerald J. DeRenzo and Lois M. DeRenzo, $130,000 404 Calabash Lane, Columbia, from Essex Homes Southeast Inc. to Marcus Anthony Brantley and Jennifer L. Brantley, $165,000 312 Maingate Drive, Columbia, from Pamela R. Cates to Jennie D. Amaker, $69,000 1204 Ashland Drive, Columbia, from Essex Homes Southeast Inc. to John J. Walker, $278,092 163 Big Game Loop, Columbia, from Essex Homes Southeast Inc. to Greggory H. Heinisch and Tiffany L. Heinisch, $159,900 214 Whitton Lane, Columbia, from Wayne Tada to Nathan A. Monroe Jr., $100,000

Sasser and Brenda P. Sasser, $199,634 307 Otero Lane, Lexington, from Great Southern Homes Inc. to John M. McElroy II and Michelle H. McElroy, $100,000 216 Pilgrim Church Road, Lexington, from Clay L. Watkins and Susan C. Watkins to Teddy Lloyd Winegardner and Patricia Louise Winegardner, $344,450 212 Royal Creek Drive, Lexington, from S.C. Pillon Homes Inc. to Ralph Mayer and Karen Shamburg, $302,575 224 Royal Creek Drive, Lexington, from S.C. Pillon Homes Inc. to William J. Viazanko and Bonnie C. Viazanko, $296,160


324 Vincenne Road, Columbia, from Bruce H. Kinnie Jr. to Shaniqua A. Robinson, $87,000

The property transfers listed below are from the descriptions on legal documents on file in the Kershaw County Courthouse.

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The highest-priced property transfers this week:
$278,092 — 1204 Ashland Drive, Columbia 29229, from Essex Homes Southeast Inc. to John J. Walker $242,420 — 152 Fox Hill Drive, Blythewood 29016, from Essex Homes Southeast Inc. to Mark K. Dailey and Danielle M. Dailey $165,000 — 404 Calabash Lane, Columbia 29223, from Essex Homes Southeast Inc. to Marcus Anthony Brantley and Jennifer L. Brantley


115 Hackamore Lane, Camden, from Hurricane Construction Inc. to Arlanda Bryant, $254,990




The property transfers listed below are from the

306 Bronze Drive, Lexington, from Essex Homes Southeast Inc. to June M. Mill, $229,040 109 Dawson Lane, Lexington, from Stefanie A. Hamett to Brian D. Groves and Megan H. Groves, $112,500 123 Landing Drive, Lexington, from David C. Walters and Dana Walters and Michael S. Campbell and Karen S. Campbell to Dustin Roland Thomas and Megan Thomas, $112,800 141 Majestic Court, Lexington, from S.C. Pillon Homes Inc. to Amanda L. Wilson and Steven J. Farwick II, $258,720 149 Majestic Court, Lexington, from S.C. Pillon Homes Inc. to Paramita Chakraborty, $253,962 180 Millhouse Lane, Lexington, from N.P. Dodge Jr. to Timothy Bragdton and Nichole Felder-Bragdton, $230,000 161 Montauk Drive, Lexington, from Essex Homes Southeast Inc. to James H. Hill III and Lawona C. Hill, $209,090 330 Orchard Grove Lane, Lexington, from Essex Homes Southeast Inc. to Jeffery R.



376 Siddington Way, Lexington, from Jean P. Bowers and Terry Lee Bowers to Dustin T. Owens, $156,000 609 Sunrise Court, Lexington, from Fannie Mae to Guy Shields and Sandra Shields, $180,000 612 Edgewater Lane, West Columbia, from Jennifer Foster Freeman to Carolyn J. Marshall, $70,000 176 Emmanuel Creek Drive, West Columbia, from Hurricane Construction Inc. to Stephen Anthony Garcia II, $119,990 216 Lake Frances Drive, West Columbia, from S.C. Pillon Homes to Mohd Rehman, $276,585 320 Southmen Lane, West Columbia, from Joel F. Bradley III and Ellen B. Bradley to Gent Kepuska and Kelly Kepuska, $142,000 136 Vista View Drive, West Columbia, from S.C. Pillon Homes Inc. to Alexander Harris, $184,132



9 Davington Court, Elgin, from Essex Homes Southeast Inc. to David L. Erskine III and Kimberly D. Erskine, $234,940 30 Elmwood Blvd. North, Elgin, from Jimani LLC to Tanganika L. Miller, $97,000 61 Kimpton Drive, Elgin, from Essex Homes Southeast Inc. to Kelly N. Bryant, $132,000 62 Kimpton Drive, Elgin, from Essex Homes Southeast Inc. to Larry D. Newsom, $166,000 3 Swinton Court, Elgin, from Essex Homes Southeast Inc. to Kevin L. Jahn and Heather R. Jahn, $177,400 317 Chickadee Lane, Lugoff, from Michael Jonathan Nichols and Meghan Renee Nichols to Daniel J. Nichols, $104,000 1390 Inverness Forest Drive, Lugoff, from Fannie Mae to Robert A. Beauchemin and Windy G. Beauchemin, $85,000 20 Race Stable Court, Lugoff, from Essex Homes Southeast Inc. to Randall A. Dechant, $203,704

The highest-priced property transfers this week:
$344,450 — 216 Pilgrim Church Road, Lexington 29072, from Clay L. Watkins and Susan C. Watkins to Teddy Lloyd Winegardner and Patricia Louise Winegardner $302,575 — 212 Royal Creek Drive, Lexington 29072, from S.C. Pillon Homes Inc. to Ralph Mayer and Karen Shamburg $296,160 — 224 Royal Creek Drive, Lexington 29072, from S.C. Pillon Homes Inc. to William J. Viazanko and Bonnie C. Viazanko

The highest-priced property transfers this week:
$254,990 — 115 Hackamore Lane, Camden 29020, from Hurricane Construction Inc. to Arlanda Bryant $234,940 — 9 Davington Court, Elgin 29045, from Essex Homes Southeast Inc. to David L. Erskine III and Kimberly D. Erskine, $234,940 $203,704 — 20 Race Stable Court, Lugoff 29078, from Essex Homes Southeast Inc. to Randall A. Dechant, $203,704


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1114 Shirley St 3020 Trenholm Rd #109 40 Castle Hall Ln 4101 Spring Hill Road 6454 Bridgewood Road Melrose Heights Trenholm Towns Kings Grant Forest Acres Forest Lake 3BR/2BA 3BR/2.1BA 5BR/4.5BA 3BR/1.5BA 3BR/2BA $239,500 $189,000 $789,900 $142,500 $234,900 Sun 2-4 Sun 2-4 Sun 2-4 Sun 2-4 Sun 3-5 Mary Ellen Maloney Jan Bilton Janet Feimster Mark Richardson Coldwell Banker United Realtors Coldwell Banker United Realtors Coldwell Banker United Realtors The Fowler Company 803-463-6146 803-269-3137 803-260-2324 803-361-0211 238-1838

Heath Jumper Strange The Wolfe Co

3507 Heyward 6957 Shelley Rd Shandon Meadowfield 3BR/2BA 3BR/2BA $227,000 $164,900 Sun 2-4 Sun 2-4 Bunni Crawford Bud Kinnie Coldwell Banker United Realtors Re/Max Advantage Group 803-269-3137 730-5035

118 Cokesdale Road 205 Avery Lane 416 Leamington Way Waterford Coldstream 3BR/2.5BA 3BR/2BA 4BR/2.5BA $123,900 $95,900 $239,000 Sun 2-4 Sun 1-4 Sun 2-5 Kim Ujcich Jason King Kathy Place Exit Real Estate Consultants Real Estate Advocates Coldwell Banker United Realtors 803-260-1372 803-318-4712 803-331-1602

1049 Jones Rd 164 Harvest Moon Drive 208 Dawn Island Trail 434 Oxenbridge Way Ballentine Cove Harbour Watch Lake Murray Lake Murray 3BR/2.5BA 4BR/4full2half 4BR/3.5BA 4BR/3.5BA $395,000 $995,000 $597,777 $699,000 Sun 2-5 Sun 2-5 Sun 2-4 Sun 2-4 Miram Burn Sandra Gilfillan Sandra Gilfillan ERA Wilder Realty TGG Real Estate TGG Real Estate 803-960-2421 803-719-1887 803-600-4226 803-600-4226 The Cripe Realty Team Coldwell Banker United Realtors

118 Greenbank Dr 130 Orchard Place Court 138 Montauk Drive 145 Scaraborough Dr 161 Waterstone Dr 205 White Oleander Drive 231 Magnolia Tree Ln 308 Ridgecreek Dr. 309 Scaraborough Lane Manors at White Knoll Orchard Estates Hampton Park Scarborough Parish
The Courtyards @ River Club

3BR/2BA 5BR/4.5BA 4BR/3BA 5BR/4BA 3BR/2BA 4BR/3.5BA 5BR/4BA 5BR/3.1BA

$161,320 $600,000 $201,180 $259,990 $229,900 $254,500 $203,900 $249,990

Sat-Sun 1-5 Sun 2-5 Sun 2-4 Sun 2-4 Sat-Sun 1-5 Sun 2-4 Sun 2-4

Casey Williams Lawrence Savage Jimmy Derrick Sally Lucas Sills Casey Williams Cat Thornton Jimmy Derrick

Essex Realty Inc Keller Williams Realty Essex Realty Inc. Coldwell Banker United Realtors Coldwell Banker United Realtors Exit Real Estate Consultants Essex Realty Inc Exit Real Estate Consultants Coldwell Banker United Realtors

803-240-0727 803-422-2930 803-513-4488 803-730-1494 760-0289 803-917-9111 803-240-0727 803-446-4761 803-730-1494

Sat11-6 Sun1-6 Dana Jones

Springhill Lake Manors at White Knoll Woodcreek Scarborough Parish

St11-5:30Sun1:30-5:30 Lisa

4BR/2full2halfBA $274,900

Cobblestone Park 100 Discovery Cir 100 Lake Carolina Blvd 108 Highview Farms 109 Silver Lake Road 110 High Pointe Dr 163 Frasier Fir Lane 2200 Green Pines 2 Dennis Ln 320 Ostrich Cir 529 Windjammer Lane Cobblestone Park Blythewood Lake Carolina Blythewood Wildewood Cobblestone Park Winchester Sandwood Hills Blythewood Rivers Station
Lake Carolina-Waterford Corners

MODEL 4BR/4.5BA 3-5BR/2-4BA 4BR/3BA 4BR/3.5BA 3BR/2.5BA 4BR/3BA 4BR/2BA 3BR/2.5BA 4BR/3BA 3BR/2BA

289K-449K $479,500 $399,500 $289,000 MODEL $209,844 $164,900 $475,000 $169,440 $176,900

M-Sa11-6Su1-6 Deanna & Brittany Espie

Coldwell Banker United Realtors Coldwell Banker United Realtors Lake Carolina Properties Coldwell Banker United Realtors Circle H Real Estate Essex Realty Inc. Coldwell Banker United Realtors Coldwell Banker United Realtors Coldwell Banker United Realtors ERA Wilder Realty


Sun 2-4 Sun 2-4 Sun 3-5 Sat-Sun 1-5 Sun 2-4 Sun 2-4 Sun 2-4 Sun 2-4

George Walker Susie Carlson Randy Humphries Belva Hamer Bill Graham Jimmy Derrick Barb Krebs

803-261-1988 803-736-5253 803-238-1719 331-1324 803-586-7792 803-513-4494 803-261-2220 803-331-4586 803-730-1494 665-2272

$130’s-$1M Sat10-6Sun 1-6 Central Sales

Barbara Lowrance Huges The Wolfe Co

Sat11-6Sun 1-6 Jessica Chase

31 Training Track Dr 531 E Church Street 60 Kimpton Drive 94 Saughtree Lane Wedgwood Kelsney Ridge Saddlebrook 4BR/2.5BA 5BR/2BA 3BR/2BA 5BR/3BA $170,310 $332,000 $154,000 $217,860

Kim James Verdie Sherer Cynthia Robbins Cynthia Robbins

ERA Wilder Realty Coldwell Banker United Realtors ERA Wilder Realty ERA Wilder Realty

201-1777 803-413-1479 351-7605 351-7605

Sun 2-4 Call Agent

110 Hickory Knob Ct 111 Oak Lane 133 Hickory Knob Ct 99 L Avenue Indian River Edenwood Indian River South Congaree 5BR/4BA 3BR/2BA 5BR/3BA 3BR/1BA $277,900 $119,000 $266,900 $104,000 Sat-Sun 1-5 Sun 2-5 Sat-Sun 1-5 Sun 2-5 Casey Williams Ed Armstrong Casey Williams Arletha Mack Essex Realty Inc Standard Properties Essex Realty Inc Real Estate Partners 803-240-0727 803-457-3151 803-240-0727 413-5526

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