Founded in 1933, William Means Real Estate will celebrate 90 years of serving clients in Charleston in 2023. The firm closed 2022 with $360M in overall sales with an average sales price of $1.38M. This was the highest average sales price of any other top producing firm in Charleston.
“The longevity of William Means is a testimony to our core fundamentals of integrity and service,” said Lyles Geer, President and Broker-in-Charge of William Means Real Estate. “We saw a shift in the market at the end of 2022 into the beginning of 2023, making it key to have an experienced agent guiding you in the sale or purchase of your home. Year after year, William Means agents show our clients why they are the top agents in Charleston to represent them.”
William Means accolades for 2022 include: Number one boutique firm in south Mount Pleasant with an average sales price of $1.597M. The firm was also the number one boutique firm in the I’On community of Mount Pleasant and in downtown Charleston’s upper peninsula. William Means also ranked among the top companies South of Broad, Sullivan’s Island, and James Island while achieving the highest sales price on Johns Island and in West Ashley inside I-526. The firm represented a total of 266 transactions in 2022 and nine of them were greater than $5M.
The boutique firm includes 38 agents and two office locations—one in historic downtown Charleston and the other in the I’On community of Mount Pleasant—which enables agents to represent clients all over the Lowcountry. The firm’s agent designations for specific area sales include: Michelle McQuillan as the number one agent in I’On. Kalyn Smythe was ranked as the second highest agent in north and south Mount Pleasant. Jane Dowd ranked as the number one agent in the luxury West Ashley neighborhood, The Crescent. Harrison Gilchrist ranked as the top agent for sales in the historic James Island neighborhood, Riverland Terrace.
William Means significant real estate transactions in 2022 include:
0 Hoopstick Island Road on Johns Island for $7,500,000.
25 E. Battery Street, South of Broad for $7,100,000.
2728 Goldbug Avenue on Sullivan’s Island for $6,750,000.
Lot 20 Atlantic Avenue on Sullivan’s Island for $5,775,000.
345 Coinbow Drive in Mount Pleasant for $5,750,000.
46 Indigo Point Drive in West Ashley $5,300,000.
1773 Atlantic Avenue on Sullivan’s Island for $5,100,000.
24 Church Street, South of Broad for $5,015,000.
750 3rd Street in Mount Pleasant for $5,000,000.
20 Old Summer House Road on James Island for $4,816,800.
As one of the oldest real estate companies in the area, the boutique firm is Charleston’s exclusive affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate. Learn more about William Means Real Estate or call 843-577-6651.
Founded in 1933, William Means Real Estate is one of Charleston’s oldest real estate companies and an exclusive affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate. Established in 1995, Christie’s International Real Estate is the world’s leading expert on high-end real estate with a network of 900 offices in 49 countries and territories worldwide. Lyles Geer was named President and Broker-in-Charge in 2021 after his mother, Helen Geer, spent more than 20 years leading the company. The firm has continued to evolve with the latest innovations to remain at the forefront of the area’s real estate market. William Means Real Estate has an office on Broad Street in downtown Charleston and another in Mount Pleasant to assist clients in the East Cooper area. For more information, visit charlestonrealestate.com.
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