Forrest Edwards Managing Broker
Managing Broker Forrest Edwards has been involved in the Charleston area real estate and finance industry since 1977. After graduating from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Science in Banking and Finance, he joined Cameron Brown Mortgage Bankers. Then from 1988 to 2000 he managed BB&T Mortgage. In 2001 Forrest launched Summerhouse Creek Properties.
From 2005 to 2009 Forrest served as Regional Banking Director for Wachovia Mortgage, while proficient and productive agents worked at Summerhouse Creek growing areas north of Charleston such as Mount Pleasant and Awendaw. He later served in a leadership role with Regions Bank and as Senior Vice President of Certus Bank. While developing and working with mortgage client post-recession, Forrest decided to devote all of his energies in helping newcomers learn all that Charleston has to offer and realize their goal of property and home ownership.
With a belief that real estate is not a transactional business but one that is built on a trusted relationship of communication, coordination and exemplary performance before, during and after a sale, RARE Charleston was formed.
Forrest has assembled a team of experienced full-time agents who add value to RARE by bringing unique lowcountry knowledge, specific real estate expertise and most importantly, an emphasis on relationships and the customer experience. Forrest’s extensive market knowledge which centers around condominium, regime, new construction, second homes and investor ownership coupled with his in-depth understanding of financing initiatives gives his clients a RARE buying and selling experience.
When not on the golf course or showing property, you can often find Forrest with friends or his three grown children cheering on the USC Gamecocks.