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Retiring in South Carolina?

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There are lots of benefits available when you retire in South Carolina. If you are 65 and older and lived in your house for at least one year, South Carolina retirement entitles you to the Homestead Tax Exemption. This program exempts the first $50,000 of the value of your home from all property taxes.

This also applies to property held in revocable trust, and is extended to a surviving spouse 50 years or older. In addition other benefits available include: choice to serve or not to serve on city, county or state jury duty; discounted admission fees to state park facilities; free hunting and fishing licenses (at least one year residency requirement); free tuition at state supported education institutions (subject to space); income tax credit....click here for more

Specialized Approach

As an SRES Realtor, Debra Whitfield offers a specialized approach for the 55Plus community who are looking to retire and/or relocate in South Carolina. It's a whole new chapter in your life. Get right to the best part. A time to pursue hobbies or creative interest. To travel, take classes or start a business. Or simply relax and enjoy what you've worked hard for. Along with this new stage in life, comes a whole world of new possibilities...

And there's no better place to start your exciting new future, than from a new home in the Charleston, SC area. Home of gracious southern living so genuine the town has been named the most polite city in the nation for the past decade. Travel and Leisure voted Charleston SC the #1 city in the world to visit, Forbes has ranked Charleston SC the #2 place in the USA to retire to and US World News & Report ranked the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) the #1 hospital in the state. Historic downtown and plantations, world-class golf, island resorts and beaches, and a college town provide an array of diverse experiences waiting to be explored.

Contact Debra and let her assist you in making


Debra Whitfield is a 5 star agent. She went above and beyond to help myself and my parents buy a lot, build a BEAUTIFUL home, even attended walk throughs when we were unable to as we were 1000 miles away. Her integrity and time accompanied with her knowledge and understanding of the purchase, planning, the building process through to our closing was particularly comforting to us. I highly recommend Debra Whitfield as an agent and can attest to her undeniable work ethic and ability to get the job done in a most timely and efficient manner. Barbara, Carol and Bill C.
Debra was great!! I was so impressed with her support, suggestions and patience. We talked about my dream of moving to South Carolina and she gave me the courage to start the path. Although we'd always shared the dream, my husband was hesitant to leave everyone behind. We finally started the process of selling our place in WI and looking for a house. After 1 1/2 years of going back and forth, loosing a couple places we liked and being up and down, we sold our house. Immediately I called Debra and she came through with the perfect place. We are so happy to be in Charleston area and we love Debra! Bonnie and Steve Welsh, Summerville, SC
Debra specializes in relocation for elderly people and was a blessing to me and my mother in the selling of her home. Being out of town, I leaned constantly on Debra's knowledge of the local market and her many years of experience in pricing and negotiation. She was a wealth of information! Her caring, professional manner and dedication made working with her a pleasure. I give her my highest recommendation. Leslie Rowell. Blufton, SC
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Debra Whitfield
Realtor® - ABR, SRES
Charleston, South Carolina
Phone: 843-367-4845
Email: debra.whitfield@coldwellbanker.com

My Philosophy-
I am committed to supporting the 55 plus community in making key life decisions in the real estate market. I have a passion to help clients who are searching for life solutions to their next stage in life challenges.

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