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Lee Hewitt Broker-In-Charge

Lee Hewitt
Name: Lee Hewitt
Office Location: Garden City Realty, Inc.
Office: 843-652-4236
Fax: 843-651-9738

Lee started with Garden City Realty in 1980 while a student at USC Coastal. In 2006, Lee and Dennis McElveen purchased Garden City Realty from Beau Forshee. Dennis is the Broker-In-Charge of the Vacation Rental Department and Lee is the Broker-In-Charge of the Sales Department.

He and his wife Whitney Mathews Hewitt of Rock Hill, SC have two sons, as well as a golden retriever named Haven.


-South Carolina House of Representatives, District 108,  2016-Present 
-South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) Board Member, 7th Congressional District, 2014-2016
-Former Chairman of the Georgetown County Board of Zoning and Board of Appraisal
-Former Georgetown County Planning Commission Chairman
-Certified Professional Mediator
-President of Coastal Carolinas Association of REALTORS - 2005
-Coastal Carolinas Association of REALTORS - 2001 REALTOR of the Year award recipient
-Coastal Carolinas Association of REALTORS - 1994 REALTOR Image Award recipient
-Former South Carolina Association of REALTORS Board of Directors
-Co-Founder and Chairman of the annual Murrells Inlet Boat Parade
-Charter member of the Surfside Beach Rotary
-Charter member of the Murrells Inlet Rotary


Lee's hobbies include fishing and boating. He is an active member of Belin United Methodist Church, Murrells Inlet.


* Knowledgeable and authoritative. Excellent service. (Mobile, AL)

* We bought our condo from Garden City Realty 28 years ago and utilized them as our rental agents. They were a great partner for all those years. Mr. Hewitt sold it to us and ultimately sold it for us. Great people to do business with! (Columbia, SC)

* Lee Hewitt and the rest of the Garden City Realty group are the best in the Grand Strand Real Estate business. A true pleasure to work with and such professionals at what they do. (Surfside Beach, SC)

* Lee, thank you for all of your hard work. Very much appreciated. I'll send everyone I can to you all. (Mt. Pleasant, SC)

* I have never had more complete and satisfactory service. Down to the smallest detail! (Garden City Beach, SC)

* Excellent job! You guys made the transaction very easy for me as I am living in Florida and needed local help, and Lee was always there for me! (Parkland, FL)

* Lee, as I have said to you several times, I don't think any company could have done a more thorough job of selling this house than Garden City Realty. Thanks so much for your efforts. You have a great team. (Greenville, SC)

* Working with Garden City Realty, Inc. was the most pleasurable house buying experience I have ever had! (Gastonia, NC)

* Thanks for everything. It was a real pleasure working with you. Thank you! (Marion, SC)

* My sales agent Lee could be reached with no problem or having to wait for a call back. (NC)

* Garden City Realty has been my agent for 15 years. They are superb in renting property and selling. I would select them again without hesitation. (Myrtle Beach, SC)

* Great Job! Thank you!

* I highly recommend Garden City Realty to anyone who likes professional results on sale of property. (Marion, SC)

* Lee and Bobby found us our dream home before it ever hit the market. (Murrells Inlet, SC)

* You made it so easy! (Darlington, SC)

* Lee was great. Will always do business with him. Great friendship. (Myrtle Beach, SC)

* Great job Lee. (Surfside Beach, SC)

* Even though the REALTOR, the sellers and I were in three different states, Lee Hewitt brought the entire transaction to a speedy and successful completion, on time and without a single hitch. (Elliott City, MD)

* Lee was always in touch and very accommodating during our search for condo properties. He is the ultimate real estate professional and Garden City Realty is fortunate to have him on board. (Pawleys Island, SC)

* Lee did an outstanding job again. Would not use anyone else. Getting ready to go for the third time. (Church Hill, TN)

* I have never met Lee Hewitt but could not have asked for a better person to deal with. I would not have listed this lot for sale, if not for Lee. You are fortunate to have someone of Lee's quality and character. (VA)

* Lee Hewitt was extremely helpful and is a true professional. He contacted me frequently throughout the week with an update and was optimistic that my home would sell fairly quickly and of course he was right. I will continue to contact Lee for all of my Real Estate transactions. (Murrells Inlet, SC)

* Lee is a true professional. (Orlando, FL)

* Any sign other than Garden City Realty on a property makes it less than #1! (Murrells Inlet, SC)

* Lee went above and beyond his duties/obligations as a realtor. He gave his time, effort and heart which helped my daughter and I find a new home where we can be happy. (Murrells Inlet, SC)

* Garden City Realty has "earned" my current and future business through excellent customer service. (Raleigh, NC)

* It was a pleasure working with Lee Hewitt and Garden City Realty. Seldom do I give excellent ratings but in this case they are well deserved. (Murrells Inlet, SC)

* Lee is excellent to work with! I look forward to working with him in the future. (Garden City Beach, SC)

* Thank you!! (Murrells Inlet, SC)

* Lee went above and beyond. He is an excellent realtor. If we come back to Garden City we will definitely give him a call. Thanks, Lee! (Church Hill, TN)

* Lee, thanks for everything. (105 Anchor)

* Best REALTOR we have ever done business with and we have bought and sold much real estate. (101 Waterford)

* Lee Hewitt is one, if not the best, REALTOR in South Carolina! (1360 Wacc.)

* Lee Hewitt was wonderful to work with. Thanks for everything! (2 S.P.V.)

* Job well done by Lee Hewitt. (303 D.S.)

* Lee was great to work with! (1-K Beach)

Garden City Realty, Inc.

608 Atlantic Ave.
Garden City Beach, SC 29576-8104

Vacation Rentals

Toll Free: 877-767-7737
Email: Rentals@GardenCityRealty.com

Real Estate Sales

Toll Free: 866-427-7253
Email: Sales@GardenCityRealty.com

Open Daily 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (Closed Sundays November & December)