Dot Real Estate Blog








Hilton Head Island, South Carolina – Bryan Hughes has joined Dot Real Estate as the Broker-in-Charge for the Hilton Head and Bluffton offices. Hughes is a lifelong resident of the Island and a seasoned veteran of the local real estate market with over 20 years of experience in both the residential and commercial sectors.  Hughes recently completed a 7-year term on the Planning Commission for the Town of Hilton Head Island, SC. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia (’97) and Hilton Head Prep (’92). “The Real Estate Industry has experienced a major paradigm shift in the way that consumers search for property on the internet. DOT Real Estate/Foundation Realty has always has been on the cutting edge of real

215 Views, 0 Comments
Read Full Post

Darcy Williamson

Darcy Williamson is a finance and operating executive with over 20 years of progressive leadership in global and high-growth businesses. His background in financial services, technology, and consulting includes 9 years at Capital One in leadership roles, including as head of treasury operations, the company’s funding, capital, and liquidity management functions, and finance for an international lending division. Darcy led financial planning at FINCA International and was instrumental in the organization’s equity raise, corporate governance, and asset-liability management. He was Executive Director at Treliant Risk Advisors for 6 years, where he led the company’s finance, technology, human resources, marketing, business development, and legal groups.

456 Views, 0 Comments
Read Full Post

Dot Real Estate successfully acquired two businesses, Foundation Realty & Performance Development Corporation, both from South Carolina.  While terms of the deal were not disclosed, Digital assets of Performance Development Corp were also including in the transaction.  

48 Views, 0 Comments
Read Full Post

Hilton Head Island, SC, USA - Dot Real Estate LLC announces the appointment of four new members of its Board of Trustees. CEO and Founder Rich Neste will serve as Chairman of the Board.

Joining Neste on the Board of Trustees are Sally Gardocki, Saul Klein, John Reilly and Mike Rowen. "Each Board member brings talent, expertise and passion to making the real estate transaction GREAT. We are fortunate to have them work by our side as we continue to strive for excellence in the real estate industry", Rich Neste, Founder and CEO.

Sally Gardocki received her Bachelor of Arts in English from Clemson University in 1987 and her Juris Doctorate from St. Louis School of Law in 1990. She has been licensed to practice law in South Carolina since 1990, is a

743 Views, 0 Comments
Read Full Post

Pete Flint was the founder of Trulia, a real estate company that was purchased by Zillow for $3.5 Billion in 2014.  Pete is a firm believer in Search Engine Optimization and organic growth over time.  As a founder and CEO for Dot Real Estate, I am constantly reading about other businesses who have found long term success with short term goals.  Trulia had success because it had good leadership, good direction and great website traffic.

Below is an excerpt from Pete Flint:

Compounded Growth Rate

"You see here the difference between a 10% growth rate and a 20% growth rate is the difference between ~3X growth and ~9X growth over the span of a year. That’s substantial. Investors looking to see if you have traction are looking for that hockey stick curve. A more linear

147 Views, 0 Comments
Read Full Post

A successful business typically has a competitive advantage over their competitors. These companies differentiate their brands from other similar business models with multiple paths to sustain changes in the marketplace while continuing to generate growth and innovation. While technology companies continue to research and develop new applications to service their clients, the real estate industry has recently seen a number of interesting concepts that may change the future of the real estate.

Search engine platforms like Google and Bing use keyword metrics when ranking websites in their search results. If your website domain name matches the keywords visitors use to find products and services when doing an online search, it is my belief that those

67 Views, 0 Comments
Read Full Post

Dot Real Estate is an all-in-one real estate platform to help promote local real estate experts. Interested?

Learn more