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Island Realty Becomes a Haven for Displaced Gulf Vacationers In South Carolina

Island Realty Becomes a Haven for Displaced Gulf Vacationers In South Carolina

Due to the tragic events in the Gulf of Mexico, travelers are choosing the Charleston, South Carolina area and Island Realty as a vacation alternative

Isle of Palms, SC (PRWEB) May 8, 2010

Island Realty (http://www. islandrealty. com/?NCK=haven), headquartered in Isle of Palms and one of the leading providers of professionally managed beach homes and condominiums in the greater Charleston, South Carolina area is reporting that due to the recent tragic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico they have seen a spike in information requests and reservations.

Displaced vacationers and those seeking alternative vacation rentals are using IslandRealty. com or calling Island Realty directly to book vacations in and find information about Isle of Palms (http://www. islandrealty. com/isle-of-palms. htm? NCK=haven), Wild Dunes (http://www. islandrealty. com/wild-dunes-sc. htm? NCK=haven), Sullivan’s Island (http://www. islandrealty. com/sullivans-island-sc. htm? NCK=haven) and Dewees Island. These vacation destinations are convenient to Mount Pleasant, Shem Creek and downtown Charleston. Travelers who traditionally book in the Gulf Area for their vacations are now looking at the Charleston area due to its convenience to many Southeastern and Midwestern cities such as Atlanta, Knoxville, Cincinnati and Birmingham. The Charleston, South Carolina area is served by the Charleston International Airport and easily accessible by major highways including being part of the I-95 corridor.

Concerned vacationers have been looking at the Charleston beaches and Island Realty due to the quality of the beaches, the family atmosphere, great nightlife, excellent restaurants, and varied entertainment and shopping opportunities.

“Our entire team is deeply saddened by the events that are ongoing in the Gulf of Mexico. We all live near and make our living from our great natural resources and we wish for a speedy and safe resolution to the oil spill,” stated Alexander “Sandy” D. Stone III, Owner of Island Realty Inc. “For those vacationers who are unsure about going to the Gulf Shore during this time, we are glad to be the choice for you. We believe that the Charleston area will be a great alternative if you feel the need to relocate your summer vacation.”

About Island Realty

Island Realty offers a large selection of vacation homes and condos in Isle of Palms, Wild Dunes, Sullivan’s Island and Dewees Island, SC. Island Realty can trace its roots back to the 1950’s in Isle of Palms, SC just 12 miles north of Charleston, SC. The business was named Island Realty in 1976 and was purchased by the Stone Family in 1977. Under the management of Don Stone, Island Realty grew from a little “Mom and Pop” real estate sales and rental company to one of the premier operations in the community. In 2000, Don’s son, Sandy Stone and his wife, Peggy, became the sole owners of Island Realty and since then have continued to grow the company to be one of the most successful businesses on the island.

On May 1, 2006, Island Realty was proud to announce their merger with Keller Williams Realty which gave the ability to better serve their valued real estate clients. Island Realty credits their success in part to their staff, their partnership with the property owners and the community, and by providing “A Vacation of a Lifetime” to their guests with whom the majority return year after year.

Island Realty’s mission is to provide quality guest services by dedicated people working together to meet and exceed their guests’ and owners’ expectations. Island Realty takes pride in their excellent customer service in a family atmosphere. They strive to maintain a high quality of service.

Island Realty and the areas it serves are conveniently located near Charleston, SC. The area is serviced by the Charleston International Airport. Those driving to the area will find it is convenient to major interstate highways making it an easy commute from such locations as Atlanta, GA; Columbia, SC; Charlotte & Raleigh, NC; Knoxville, TN; and Greenville/Spartanburg/Anderson, SC. Island Realty can be reached toll-free at (888)488-5084.

Island Realty invites you to follow them on Twitter (http://twitter. com/IslandRealty); become a fan on Facebook (http://www. facebook. com/islandrealty); and read their Blog and become part of their growing and active social network community.

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