Lake Real Estate Agent

Lake Real Estate Agent

Lake Murray Real Estate Agent

Michael Murphy

Lake Homes Realty

(803) 302-3593

Do you love the lake? The view, swimming, fishing, sunrises and sunsets? So does Realtor® Michael Murphy.


As a former full-time angler on the professional tournament scene and a fishing guide for more than a decade, Michael lives, sleeps and breathes the lake lifestyle.


In fact, when he's not helping his clients have a simple, convenient lake real estate buying or selling experience, you'll find Michael -- rod and reel in hand -- on the wide-open waters of Lake Murray.


In pursuit of his passion for woods and water, Michael earned his degree in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences from the Purdue University Agriculture School, division of Forestry.


Today he continues living his passion by specializing in lake homes and land as a residential real estate agent for Lake Homes Realty - the nation's largest lake-focused real estate company.


With more than 20 years of experience in purchasing, selling, marketing, negotiating and customer service, Michael possesses intimate knowledge about Lake Murray's real estate market and the nuances of the reservoir itself, as well as understands the importance of actively listening to what his clients seek in their future homes.


His success in the industry is marked with multiple real estate designations and certifications including becoming an Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR), Seller Representative Specialist (SRS), Accredited Luxury Home Specialist (ALHS), and Resort & Second-Home Property Specialist (RSPS).


Michael is also a Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES), Military Relocation Professional (MRP), Short Sales & Foreclosure Resource (SFR), Real Estate Negotiation Expert (RENE), and a Pricing Strategies Advisor.


Michael's other real estate designations and certifications include Green Home Designation (GREEN), At Home With Diversity (AHWD), (PSA) and Technology & Social Media Marketing (e-PRO).


Whether looking for an entry level home for a first-time buyer, land to build, an investment home, summer home, retirement home, or lake home, Michael Murphy is happy to be YOUR local lake real estate expert.


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About Lake Murray

Lake Murray is a popular lake near Columbia, SC. Completed in 1930 by the damming of the Saluda River, Lake Murray has approximately 500 miles of shoreline and a maximum depth of 200 feet. At the time of its creation the Saluda Dam was the largest earthen dam in the world, spanning 1.5 miles and reaching a height of 220 feet.


Lake Murray is known as a fishing hotspot, especially when it comes to largemouth bass, small mouth bass, bream and crappie. The lake is consistently voted as one of the 100 Best Bass Lakes in the nation and has also been voted in the top 10 places to boat and live. Other popular activities on the lake include, boating, skiing, sailing, canoeing, and kayaking.


Even though the lake is used to produce power, the water level is very consistent throughout the year, with a variation of only four feet between the summer and winter seasons.


Columbia, only minutes away, hosts a variety of attractions and is home to one of the lowest costs of living in the nation. The city is home to the South Carolina Gamecocks, highly rated Riverbanks Zoo, Broadway shows, concerts, and more.


Lake Murray provides a great blend of lake living with the conveniences of city living only minutes away!