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Charleston, SC Local Guide

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Charleston SC
Charleston, SC is a town rich in history and heritage. It is not only the oldest city in South Carolina but it is also the second largest city in the state. This town in nestled in the Charleston Harbor and calls Charleston County its home. Charleston was founded in 1670 but didn't get its current name until around 1783. Charleston is known for its southern charm as well as a town rich in architecture. Travel and leisure magazine names Charleston the "friendliest city" in 2011 and was also named "the most polite and hospitable city in America" by Southern Living Magazine.

Finding a Charleston Apartment

When to search

Charleston being a historically rich city does have a tendency to get packed when it comes to population. In addition there are numerous people every year who are moving to this truly remarkable town. That means that you want get your application in as soon as you can. Competition for apartments in this city is extremely high.

Staying in the know

Charleston landlords are very picky and they have the right to be. This town is known for its local heritage and its southern hospitality and landlords want to keep that appearance up. Therefore make sure our application stands out in the crowd. You want impeccable references as be sure to provide proof of income up front to save time.


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Life in Charleston

Transportation

Charleston has an array of transportation methods for those who don't have a vehicle of their own. Public transportation includes city buses, trolleys as well as mini-buses. It is however highly advised that resident have their own private transportation to save themselves time. Charleston is a city that is spread out so unless you just want to remain downtown, your own transportation is recommended.

Where to play

Charleston is a town that is full of things to do. The nightlife is Charleston is eclectic. So there is literally a bar or club for every taste. In addition you can find a wide variety of live entertainment going on. With a rich history there are museums, old forts and an array of water activities available.

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