The Alan Donald Real Estate Team
Professional, full-time residential Realtors, consultants and service professionals specializing in real estate sales and services for the Charleston, SC Metro Area. Ours is a strong performing team, ranked among the top 2% in the Charleston-Trident MLS. We provide full-service, comprehensive real estate services including:
- Buyer Representation
- first-time home buyers
- retirees or 2nd home buyers
- new construction (to be built or "spec" homes)
- corporate relocation
- move-up or downsize local buyers
- Seller Representation - our 99-Point Seller Marketing Plan, e-marketing, social media and Internet listing syndication services are among the most advanced in the nation. On average we sell our listings quicker and for a higher market price than the average Realtor in the Charleston MLS.
We merge cutting edge technology with "good old fashioned" service.
Our team's motto is to provide "legendary" service to our clients. We don't see our clients as a one-time transaction, we consider every client as a long-term relationship which will be beneficial to both parties. About 70% of our current business comes via referrals from past clients (please read our Client Testimonials).
Alan L. Donald, Broker Associate
B. Eng., MBA, REALTOR, e-PRO, IMSD, SRES, CIPS
Lead Agent, Listing Specialist
Alan is a REALTOR® and Broker Associate with Keller Williams Realty in Charleston-Mt. Pleasant, SC.
Initially trained as a Mechanical Engineer, Alan earned a Fulbright Scholarship and completed a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) at the University of California at Berkeley, where he specialized in Marketing and Entrepreneurship.
Alan brings extensive and diverse international experience: 21 years of real estate sales (residential, commercial and industrial), 8 years of international marketing consulting and 5 years of higher education; in Australia, Canada, Colombia and the U.S.
Alan has sold more than 300 properties worth over $80 million and has built a successful business based on strong client relationships, as more than 70% of his business comes from referrals from past clients and people who know him. Since 2014, Alan has ranked in the top 2% of the Charleston MLS. In 2014 and 2016 he earned the "Realtor of Distinction-Executive Level" Award, he highest performance level awarded by the Charleston Trident Association of Realtors.
Alan has established a strong presence and brand recognition with the local business community in Mt Pleasant, as well as the Hispanic community in Charleston (he is bilingual in Spanish), and has successfully helped many out-of-town clients who came to retire in Charleston, Mt. Pleasant or Daniel Island, SC. In 2014 Alan received the Seniors' Real Estate Specialist Designation (SRES) and in 2015 his CIPS (Certified International Property Specialist) designation from the National Association of Realtors.
Alan's team has ample (and successful) experience working with first-time home buyers, new construction buyers, investors, move-up/downsizing clients, military transfers, investors, luxury buyers/sellers and out-of-town retirees.
Alan has been a volunteer at The Citadel School of Business Mentors' Association, the former Latin American Business Council of the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, the Charleston Trident Association of Realtors and the Keller Williams Realty Associate Leadership Council.
He is active in the Mount Pleasant Chamber of Commerce, The Citadel School of Business Mentors Association and The Charleston Women In International Trade (CWIT).
In his spare time, Alan is an active tennis player, and enjoys the outdoors.
Ashley Beames, Closing Coordinator
Ashley brings many years' experience closing real estate files. She's very detailed oriented and proactive, communicates with agents, attorneys, lenders, tradespeople and clients to make sure all processes are done well and on time.