WEICHERT, REALTORS® – Coastal Properties Represents Home Finalist in HGTV’s Ultimate House Hunt

— Michele Watson

Annual contest curates the world’s most stunning real estate listings

A South Carolina luxury property listed by Eric and Hillary Dollenberg will be featured by HGTV during the network’s online real estate contest this summer.

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. – June 16, 2017 – WEICHERT, REALTORS®-Coastal Properties is proud to announce that REALTORS Eric and Hillary Dollenberg represent a luxury property selected as a finalist in the 2017 HGTV Ultimate House Hunt, a month-long online promotion being held on This marks the first time the Dollenberg team, which is part of the Luxury Portfolio International Team at the South Carolina Weichert® affiliate, has been selected to participate in HGTV’s online promotion.
The contest period runs from June 13 through July 18, with consumers voting for their favorite homes among 64 finalists in eight different categories.
The listing represented by Team Dollenberg was selected by editors of as a finalist in the Kitchen & Dining category, based on its extraordinary features and inspirational design, which was captured by striking photography. Additional categories include Curb Appeal, Great Estates, International Homes, Living Large in Small Spaces, Outdoor Retreats, Waterfront Homes and Modern Masterpieces.
“We are so excited to have our listing at 117 Mount Pelia in Palmetto Bluff chosen as a 2017 Finalist in HGTV’s House Hunt Kitchen & Dining category,” said Karen Ryan, broker/co-owner of WEICHERT, REALTORS® – Coastal Properties. “This kitchen is simply amazing, and it’s packed full of country charm. It’s the type of kitchen you want to hang out in to fully enjoy the exposed brick walls and copper accents. I have no doubt this cozy atmosphere will generate lots of online votes during this year’s contest.”
This is the fourth consecutive year HGTV has partnered with Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® and Luxury Portfolio International® to host the contest. Last year’s competition saw over one million votes cast, making it one of the most popular contests on
WEICHERT, REALTORS® – Coastal Properties is a full-service real estate company with four prime real estate offices to serve clients in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton, Okatie and Beaufort. The company, which has a full administrative staff, relocation director and marketing support team available for their clients’ real estate needs, in addition to its luxury portfolio division, services both residential and commercial properties. WEICHERT, REALTORS® – Coastal Properties is an independently owned and operated Weichert affiliate.
View all the finalists and cast your vote at or
For more information about WEICHERT, REALTORS® – Coastal Properties, which has offices in Hilton Head, Bluffton, Okatie and Beaufort, contact Joe or Karen Ryan at 843-341-3700 or visit

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