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Selling Kiawah Property

Downsizing, upsizing, looking for something new, or any reason in between, you’re considering selling a Kiawah property

And we’re ready to help you with 24 full-time Sales Executives, a full-service support staff, legal department, and in-house marketing department.

The Kiawah Island Real Estate Team

The Kiawah Island Real Estate (KIRE) team–unlike any other real estate company–invests 100 percent of our time and resources on Kiawah Island properties. We have a total of 350+ years combined experience dealing exclusively with Kiawah buyers and sellers, and over the past decade, KIRE has maintained an average market share of 85 percent. We have the most listings, the most buyers, and are the pricing and market condition experts for the Island.

 

Selling Your Property with
KIAWAH ISLAND REAL ESTATE

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Our services

  • Provide in-house legal services to initiate and review contracts
  • Provide in-house marketing services to produce sales materials, including photography, brochures, advertising, and websites
  • Tour new listings weekly
  • Provide lists of reputable repair businesses, inspectors, attorneys, and lenders
  • Ensure all repairs are complete and satisfactory
  • Maintain strong relationship with the Architectural Review Board (ARB)
  • Discuss new listings with all executives during weekly KIRE Sales Executive meetings
  • Read lockboxes daily and receive feedback from agents who have shown the property
  • Understand Privacy–not listing with MLS ensures that only KIRE Sales Executives have access to the lockbox

 

Why Kiawah Island Real Estate?

Access

  • The only on-island estate broker
  • Three office locations open 7 days a week in optimal locations to best serve visitors to the Island and walk-in customers
  • Our virtual office: with 86% of buyers starting their search online, KIRE has the most comprehensive online resource for Kiawah buyers–over 1 million people step into our virtual offices annually

Commitment

  • Every property, every sale, and every client is important to us
  • Over 60% of our Sales Executives have dedicated 15+ years of their career serving KIRE property owners
  • All are committed to exclusively serving just Kiawah buyers and sellers
  • Because we sell only Kiawah properties, we know the inventory and have an inside track on resale properties and upcoming property releases

 

Connections

  • The exclusive Island broker
  • Kiawah Island Golf Resort uses only KIRE’s print collateral such as maps and brochures for thousands of guests each year
  • Exclusive use of the Kiawah Island cable channel viewable by everyone on the Island
  • Long-standing relationships with—and easy access to—the Town of Kiawah, ARB, KICA, Property Managers, and other Island entities
  • Because we have access to get more done for buyers, more buyers choose to work with us

Focus

  • Unified purpose: we specialize and focus soley on Kiawah
  • KIRE works together as a TEAM to show and sell each other’s resale property listings
  • 90% of KIRE’s sales activity and efforts are dedicated towards resale properties with only 10% being company owned property

Results

  • Delivered over 10,000 buyers for Kiawah properties in 25 years and closed more than $5.3 billion in sales
  • 150 KIRE buyers have closed on KIRE listings through September 30, 2012
  • More than $175 million in closed sales volume through September 30, a 28% increase over 2011
  • Over the last 10 years, KIRE has maintained an average market share of 85%

KIRE invests over $2 million each year marketing properties on Kiawah only, targeting qualified buyers. That’s almost $5,000 per listing. No other company invests in Kiawah Island like we do. And, unlike other companies, our marketing dollars are not split between Kiawah, Seabrook, and greater Charleston.

Utilize high-end MAGAZINES AND WEBSITES

KIRE leverages relationships with national publications and websites to gain exposure for our listings. View the list of national publications and websites.

KIRE currently uses Listhub, a service that takes our 400+ available listings and populates more than 700 popular real estate websites–including those listed below–with property photos and information. These websites reach an international audience of millions each day.

AOL Real Estate        HomeFinder.com
HotPads.com             Homes.com
Trulia                         Yahoo Real Estate
Zillow                         Property Shark

Strong DIGITAL PRESENCE

KIRE has created an online presence among active, popular social media websites to market to a broader audience and share compelling news and information regarding KIRE and Kiawah Island.

Put the NET TO WORK FOR YOU

The KIRE website garners almost 600,000 visitors a year specifically looking to buy real estate, not rent. Other companies split their resources between property management and selling. Subsequently, their websites don’t generate the quantity or quality of buyers that KIRE’s website does.

  • Our website receives over 30,000 visitors each month
  • Web registrations on our website are up 148% over last year
  • Overall sales leads continue to increase with a 14% increase year–to–date for 2012 and a total increase of 77% in 2011.