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2022 REHI Anniversary Report


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REHI 2 Year Anniversary - Milestones and Memories Meet the Team REHI on the Road Discovering the World One Country at a Time REHI Giveback How to Build Wealth Affordable LuxeHighlight Where’s REHI? What’s the Biz? Our Sponsor Page| 5

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2 YEAR ANNIVERSARY BY THE NUMBERS $25 million 400+ in homes sold since 10/2020 lives impacted Page| 8

CITIES WHERE WE SOLD HOMES North Charleston Johns Island Ladson Ruffin Summerville Walterboro Charleston Salters Moncks Corner Hanahan Goose Creek Saint Stephens Dunkin Wando Ridgeville James Island CITIES WE REFERRED CLIENTS TO Columbia, Birmingham, South Carolina Alabama Savannah, Tampa, Georgia Florida Page| 9

THET BEGINNING It's been an exciting journey since we opened our doors in October 2020 as an independent black and woman- owned real estate brokerage located in the Charleston SC, also known as the Lowcountry. We've been serving clients of all backgrounds, helping seniors downsize, growing families upsize, and supporting first-time home buyers in their real estate journey. Our luxury clients have purchased beautiful waterfront properties, homes in golf communities, and even homes with income-generating AirBNB rentals. We've also been there for families during tough times, assisting them with the real estate aspect of probate. We're proud to support single parents in building a legacy for their children and helping investors purchase lands and multifamily properties. We're thankful for the support of our 85+ clients and counting and look forward to helping even more families achieve their real estate goals in the Charleston area in the future. Thank you for being a part of the REHI family! Page| 10

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MEET Natalie Wright is a native of Huger, SC, and graduate of the of University of South Carolina-Darla Moore School of Business. She has been in real estate for nearly 9 years and holds a designation as a Certified International Property Specialist. She has helped many of her clients buy/sell in the area and hope to help some of them purchase abroad. Natalie loves traveling, singing and talking business whenever she can. Fun Fact: When she was 4 years old and went to NY with her grandmother for the first time, she cried NOT to come back to Huger/Charleston. Her grandmother gave her a good spanking to get on the train That was when she realized she wanted to see and experience the world. Page| 12

Jenna Richardson is a native of Alma is a bilingual speaking Atlanta, GA, and graduate of agent eager to serve and educate Georgia Southern University and her clients as well as the LatinX MUSC. She has been in real estate community. She finds fulfillment for more than 6 years and holds a in serving others and forming designation as a Real Estate new relationships. Alma is a Negotiation Expert. Jenna loves member of the Visionary designing and crafting,whether Women's Exchange Club where it’s a floral arrangement or she is able to serve her making DIY furniture from community alongside other scratch. amazing women. Fun Fact: Alma was raised in a Fun Fact: Twelve years ago, when home where it was mandatory to Jenna was looking to purchase speak Spanish. Although, at the her first home, she found a total time, it was bothersome, she was fixer upper (foundation sinking so grateful because it has made and everything) in Summerville in her fluent in two languages; Kings Grant. She was adamant, Spanish and English. not until a wise woman, her mom, saw this house and said, “Jenna, I’ll give you the down payment money to buy a new house. Just please don’t buy this one. Momma Lo was not able to talk her out of that one, but she hasn’t been able to keep her from homes that need love. This was the beginning of her flipper’s journey.” Page| 13

REHI ON THE ROAD A R e c a p o f O u r B u s i n e s s T r a v e l i n t h e P a s t T w o Ye a r s Page| 14

STATESIDE At REHI, we understand the importance of building strong relationships in both business and personal life. That's why we've made it a priority to connect with Realtors across the United States. So far, we've had the pleasure of visiting cities such as Charlotte, North Carolina; Spartanburg and Greenville, South Carolina; Nashville, Tennessee; and Chicago, Illinois. During our travels, we've had the opportunity to immerse ourselves in the unique history, growth, hospitality, and tourism of each city. We encourage you to visit these places for yourself and discover all that they have to offer. Additionally, we aim to bring more awareness to black-owned businesses across the globe, and have indicated such businesses with an asterisk (*). We look forward to continuing our travels and building relationships with Realtors in even more cities. Stayed Stayed Le Meridien* Clevedale Inn* Eats Eats Red Salt and Merts Cafe* Kingston Homestyle Kitchen* and Sassafras Stayed Stayed Dream Hotel and The Urban Sable at Navy Pier Cowboy* Eats Eats STK Steakhouse, Sip and Edleys Bar-B-Que, Slim and Savor*, Girodanos Huskies* Fun Fun Green Mill, Architectural Tour Uncle Nearest Distillery* in by boat Shelbyville. TN 1 hour away, Tootsies Orchid Lounge, National Museum of African American Music* Page| 15

DISCOVERING THE WORLD ONE COUNTRY AT A TIME When REHI was founded, we recognized a gap in the international real estate industry for black-owned realtors. Many of our clients were interested in purchasing real estate abroad, but lacked the resources and knowledge to do so. This motivated us to become experts in the field and help our clients navigate this journey. Our commitment to education and growth is demonstrated by Natalie's certification as a CIPS (Certified International Property Specialist). In just two years, we have established connections with realtors in Ireland, Peru, the Bahamas, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Mexico, and Canada. As we continue to expand our network, we are also learning about the cultures and customs of these countries, and look forward to doing business with them in the future. You can learn more about our international travels by checking out our YouTube videos on each of these countries. SAINT LUCIA • Stay: Zoëtry Marigot Bay St. Lucia • Fun: Exploring the Pitons, bathing in colorful mineral sediments of Diamond Falls and the steamy Sulphur Springs • Eats: In Rodney Bay, Keebees; In Castries, The Coal Pot. BAHAMAS • Stay: Baha Mar Resorts • Fun: On the resort: Everything!, Off the resort: Da fish fry • Eats: On the resort: Everything!, Off the resort: The Twin Brothers JAMAICA • Stays: Half Moon Resorts and Breathless • Fun: The Blue Lagoon, Dunns River Falls, Martha’s Brae • Eats: Marguerites, Delmare, Cali Bar and Grill, Scotchies PUERTO RICO • Stay: LaConcha Renaissance San Jan Resort • Fun: La Placita, Old San Juan, Bacardi Distillery • Eats: Ladis, La Placita, Tayzan Sushi Page| 16

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INTERNATIONAL REAL ESTATE INSIGHTS Through discussions with clients, community partners, and our network, we have found that many are considering options such as purchasing a second home, investing in property, or even relocating to another country. At REHI, we are dedicated to helping our clients achieve their real estate goals, which is why we are building a comprehensive database of reliable realtors in different countries who abide by the National Association of Realtors' code of ethics. To help our clients navigate this process, we wanted to share some tips and insights from each of the countries we have professional connections with. FRANCE, AS OF NOVEMBER 2021 • International buyers must pay at least 50% of property value • Takes 3-6 months to close on the property • 10 day due diligence on all contracts Bahamas • Residency nor VISA is required to purchase property • Closing cost similar to the states with the exception of VAT of 10% (5% buyer pays) • Can purchase with a mortgage Jamaica • Residency nor VISA is required to purchase property • Closing can take about 3 months with cash, 4 months with mortgage • Tax registration number required Costa Rica • High speed Internet is available everywhere for remote workers • Golden Visa benefits for New Resident Investors, Retirees & Rentiers • Down payment is usually 20% of sales price Page| 18

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INTERNATIONAL REAL ESTATE INSIGHTS CONTINUED PERU • Investment properties for potential Airbnb’s are available • Opportunities to buy land for agriculture • Down payment starting at 10% and can use American Banks like Citibank Mexico (Southeast) • Buying an apartment in the Mayan River may yield high return.Some apartments feature a lock off system allowing you to rentboth sides of the property separately increasing rental income • Prices of property are some of the lowest in international realestate.As low as $100k • Foreigners can purchase property in Mexico except for therestricted zones that are only for Mexican citizens Ireland • Register for a PPS #: Registering for a PPS number is important with revenue in Ireland. It can take a couple of months for a potential buyer to be issued with their own personal PPS number • A lawyer/solicitor will be required when purchasing a property. (Vendors and Purchasers each have their own lawyer/solicitor to act for them) • A building surveyor is highly recommended to carry out a structural survey on the property you intend purchasing If you’d like more information on international real estate and the possibilities and opportunities, please reach out to Natalie Wright, CIPS, 843- 934-0186, [email protected] Page| 20

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REHI GIVEBACK We believe in the power of community and the impact it can have when we support each other. That's why we made it a priority to give back since the inception of our company. Introducing REHI Giveback, our platform for making a difference in the lives of those around us. In our short period of operation, we've been honored to support the following organizations and are eager to continue this legacy of generosity in the future. CAINHOY ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOL, 2021 We supported the school with supplying the funds for the Student of the Month Program. They were able to supply t-shirts for the students of the month, as well as treats. Learn more about the school and great things they are doing here( Page| 22

FATHER TO FATHER, 2021 We supported this organization with funding where they can use it towards things important for their sustainability. Learn more about the organization and great things they are doing here NORTH CHARLESTON HIGH, 2022 Inspiring the Next Generation: We believe in giving back to our community and helping shape the future. In April 2022, we had the privilege of hosting 24 students from North Charleston High School and giving them a glimpse into the exciting world of real estate. Our day began with a tour of our co-working space followed by a presentation on what we do and how to pursue a career in real estate. The highlight of the day was a visit to a stunning $2.4 million dollar home on the water at Wando Village. This experience was not only enriching for the students but also for us, as it was a reminder of the limitless possibilities that real estate can offer. We can't wait to repeat this event in 2023! Learn more about the school and great things they are doing here Page| 23

REHI GIVEBACK HABITAT FOR HUMANITY, 2022 Making a Difference Together: At the end of the year, our team came together to make a difference in our community through Habitat for Humanity. We had the privilege of participating in the construction of a home for a deserving family and it was an incredibly rewarding experience. We gained a newfound appreciation for the construction industry and the hardworking individuals in it. Our hands-on involvement included cutting boards for the skirting of the home and caulking to make it more energy-efficient. It was a team effort and we look forward to collaborating with other realtors in the Charleston Trident Association of Realtors in future projects. Learn more about this organization and please consider volunteering if possible. Page| 24

WEALTH BUILDING Empowering Wealth through education is the key. That's why we hosted two REHI Wealth Sessions, where we invited experts in various topics to share their knowledge exclusively with our clients. These interactive workshops provided valuable insights and actionable tips for our clients to take their financial portfolios to the next level. Speaker: Jabari Turner with Northwestern Mutual from Chicago, IL. Topics: Financial Health and Wealth Contact: [email protected] or P: 312.548.1786 Speaker Webb Charpia of Charpia and Hammes Law Firm in Summerville, SC. Topic Estate Planning including Wills, Estates and Trusts Contact [email protected] or 843-261-7026 Lunch Sponsored by Donna Dorman with Rev Federal Credit Union If you’d like a copy of the recorded presentations, please email us at [email protected] We would like to continue offering these wealth sessions and appreciate your feedback. Let us know what you would like to learn about and keep an eye out for the next session on Refinancing by Rev Federal Credit Union in Spring 2023. Page| 25


LUXURY HIGHLIGHT Experience affordable luxury living with REHI's featured property: a stunning new construction home in Summerville. Our lucky clients have made this breath taking property their own and are basking in its refined elegance and comfort. This stunning home featured: • 5 Bedrooms, including an immensely large owner's suite with a sitting area, providing the perfect space to relax and unwind. • A gourmet kitchen with high-end appliances, modern amenities, and a convenient butler's pantry, perfect for preparing and serving delicious meals and hosting dinner parties. • A serene pond view, providing a peaceful and picturesque backdrop to your daily routine. When purchasing this home, we really wanted to make sure that we had our must-haves. Our kitchen is the focal point of our house, we spend a lot of time in this area. We also really wanted to have large closet spaces, which this house has no shortage of. Also a big point of interest with our new home is having the pond in the backyard. All around this house suits us, from the style of the home, to the space that we have. Simply put, we love it” REHI clients in Summerville Page| 27

REHI Features: Where’s REHI? We are grateful for the opportunity to have our voice heard in the business world and real estate industry. Being featured or contributing to the following publications is a true honor and a testament to our hard work and dedication. Jenna and Natalie pictured with the Inaugural MBA Class Business Insider Chamber of Commerce Jenna R. on Business Insider REHI in the inaugural MBA Class Post and Courier Natalie Wright in Ribbon Jenna R., Ribbon's Post and Courier's Annual Issue Agent Spotlight CTAR Board of Directors and University of South Carolina Women’s Council Natalie Business School Natalie W. with Wright, Board of Director Black Alumni Alliance at DMSB YBE Magazine Visionary Women’s Exchange Club, Alma Lacefield “For more information or to read the articles, please visit our Page| 28 website and go to the Press Media page.

WHERE’S THE BIZ? Here are some awesome clients that own great local businesses: • Allstate Insurance • Dream Team Construction • Amaro Group Services • Ford’s Football Camp • Aspen and Co. • My Three Sons of Charleston • Authors: Mary Doctor & Shakira Nicole • New Digital Press • Bee Prompt Transaction • PattSing Trucking Management • TTS Accounting Services • CBK Quality Services Transaction Management • Vennings Liquors and Spirits • Corbins’ Bar and Grill • Wilson’s Exterminating • Doctor’s Catering Company • DEW HVAC Services • XO Hookah Lounge If you are a past client of ours and would like to be added to our list of extraordinary businesses, please send us an email at [email protected]. Page| 29

INTRODUCING OUR TRUSTED LENDER We're proud to have Beth Teague as one of our valued lender vendors. She has helped so many of our clients fulfill their dream of homeownership and we're confident she can do the same for you. If you're considering refinancing or in need of a home loan, reach out to Beth for a consultation today. Page| 30

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