Jan 11, 2023

William Means Closes Successful 2022 with Highest Average Sales Price and Celebrates 90 Years of Business

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Founded in 1933, William Means Real Estate will celebrate 90 years of serving clients in Charleston in 2023. Our firm closed the year 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. “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. Our firm was also the number one boutique firm in the I’On community of Mount Pleasant and in downtown Charleston’s upper peninsula. We also ranked among the top companies South of Broad and on Sullivan’s Island and James Island while achieving the highest sales price on Johns Island and in West Ashley inside I-526. William Means represented a total of 266 transactions in 2022 and nine of them were greater than $5M.

Our 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 — allowing them to represent clients all over the Lowcountry. Our 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. If you’re looking to buy or sell a Charleston home, one of our expert agents would be delighted to serve you.

William Means significant real estate transactions in 2022 include:

0 Hoopstick Island Road – $7,500,000 – Johns Island

25 E Battery Street – $7,100,000 – South of Broad

2728 Goldbug Avenue – $6,750,000 – Sullivan’s Island

Lot 20 Atlantic Avenue – $5,775,000 – Sullivan’s Island

345 Coinbow Drive – $5,750,000 – Mount Pleasant

46 Indigo Point Drive – $5,300,000 – West Ashley

1773 Atlantic Avenue – $5,100,000 – Sullivan’s Island

24 Church Street – $5,015,000 – South of Broad

750 3rd Street – $5,000,000 – Mount Pleasant

20 Old Summer House Road – $4,816,800 – James Island



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