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William Means Real Estate

William Means Real Estate, founded in 1933, is one of the oldest real estate agencies in Charleston, and is the exclusive Charleston affiliate of the prestigious high-value real estate brand Christie’s International Real Estate.

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Sam Moore

sam moore profile photoAs a native Charlestonian, Sam Moore understands what makes the Lowcountry so special. He has resided in the Holy City for more than 40 years and is uniquely qualified to share his perspective. As both a resident and realtor on Sullivan’s Island, he offers an in-depth and unique understanding of the local island market. Read more about Sam here.

How We Are Better


You know the name. We’ve been hand selected by Christie's International Real Estate — a renowned brand specialized in marketing fine properties to discerning local and global buyers.

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Just unlocking the door is not enough. Our expertise provides you with confidence to make the right decisions. We don’t just give the easiest answer; we give the most informed one.

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Expect more from William Means— we do. Anyone can tell you what you want to hear; William Means does what you need.

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Locally Established

Since 1933 - that's a long time. Trust is never purchased—always earned. William Means’ longevity testifies to our core fundamentals of integrity and service.

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Success is not always measured in numbers. For us, the true meaning of success is a satisfied client. (We also have the numbers)

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You've got questions, we've got answers. We are rooted in our communities and connect you with the best—from financing to handymen. It all starts with a contract and matures with a closing. After that, you’re part of the family.

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Every little bit helps. Real estate is no longer simple. It takes a seasoned staff to deliver essential information, timely assistance and marketing know-how. After all, this is the most important sale of your life.

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Perception is reality. We make sure your home is presented at the highest level from every angle. From old-fashioned word-of-mouth to the latest internet tech; we got you covered.

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Doing what is right. At William Means, this principle is unwavering. It’s the core of how we treat people and what we do.

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