Joseph W. Schachte
Joseph W. Schachte
The Schachte Company
Charleston, SC

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Licensed in South Carolina and Montana

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The Schachte Company, the oldest continuing real estate business in Charleston, was established by Henry Schachte in Charleston in 1881. 

Joseph W. Schachte, the great-grandson of Henry Schachte, now owns the practice. For over 40 years, he has been involved in residential and commercial real estate sales, leasing and management throughout the Charleston Metro area. Joe was born and raised in Charleston, completing grammar school at Sacred Heart and high school at Bishop England. He has been a licensed broker in Charleston for almost his entire adult life, beginning his career upon graduation from the University of South Carolina with a BA in History in 1974. 

Jane Thornhill Schachte, Joe's wife, joined the practice in 2010 after retiring from her store manager’s position with Talbots. Prior to retail, she spent 12 years in banking and held licenses to sell stocks, bonds, mutual funds, insurance products and real estate. Jane is a 9th generation Charlestonian, graduating from Ashley Hall and the College of Charleston. She is also a licensed tour guide and conducts fascinating riding and walking tours of one of America’s most beautiful and historic cities. Please call Jane at (843) 991-5556 to discuss your plans for Charleston! 

David G. Schachte, Joe's nephew, joined the practice in July of 2002. David was raised in McLean, Virginia and graduated from the prestigious Blue Ridge School. He received his Bachelor's degree in Communications from Jacksonville University in 1997 and joined his parents in their return from the Washington, DC area to the Schachte family's ancestral home in Charleston. He is a member of the National Association of Realtors. David specializes in residential real estate and is very successful in using his negotiating and technology skills to help families and individuals find their dream home, or sell their homes for the best possible value. To begin your search for a new home or to discuss listing your home in the Charleston metro area, please call David at (843) 813-2408 or contact him by email at 

Joseph W. Schachte
The Schachte Company
24 Legare Street 
Charleston, SC 29401-2336
Joe: 843-722-9015
Jane: 843-991-5556
David: 843-813-2408
Fax: 843-722-8141
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Thanks for all your help in making our "dream home" a reality. We really appreciated that you went the extra mile to get us the best price for our home. You are truly a professional. John and Rhonda Robinson
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