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Best in town!

-Cissy Yates

I am a local contractor and work with a ton of different agents and brokers for their clients construction needs. Stacy and her team stand out as one of my favorite groups to work with because of their professionalism, attention to their clients desires and needs, and a full understanding of real estate in the Charleston area. All my interactions with them have been excellent and I would recommend her and the team to anyone looking for agents in the area!

-Jonah Canter

The team at Smith Spencer has always been helpful for our real estate needs. They are punctual, attentive, and sold my house when other agents could not.

-Greg Lantz

Smith Spencer Real Estate is honestly world-class. Not only do they exude more local market knowledge than I could have imagined, they are also attentive in every aspect of the buying/selling process. The team will ensure that you get the best deal in Charleston, and work around your needs to find the perfect property.

-Ryan C. Faucher

This team is extremely hard working! Their knowledgable of the Charleston and the surrounding marketplace will help you accomplish your needs as a buyer (or seller) timely. They use all their resources to produce quick and successful results. They were direct and honest on how to price and how to sell competitively. I was very impressed with the professionalism and teamwork they provided to clients.
Working with Smith Spencer is a WIN WIN!

-Melanie Ipock

I was fortunate to have Sarah Ellen Lacke as my realtor and thankful she sold my home on Johns Island above asking price. Sarah Ellen was assertive from day 1, guiding me though the process and helping me prepare the house for listing. Once listed, Sarah Ellen hosted multiple showings and kept me posted of potential offers and prospective buyer feedback. This was my first home sale and I couldn’t be happier with the outcome. It was a pleasure listing with Sarah Ellen and Smith Spencer Real Estate.

-Kevin Brady

Sarah Ellen Lacke


Sarah Ellen became familiar with the buying, selling, and moving process at a young age having moved many times as a child in a frequently relocating family.  After graduating from UNC Chapel Hill, Sarah Ellen began selling Real Estate in Charlotte, worked for the Charlotte Bobcats, and eventually landed in financial services for six years as a registered client associate. She moved to Charleston in 2011 after meeting her now husband, Evan. Before calling it home, Charleston was always a place she loved and visited frequently. Sarah Ellen decided to get back into Real Estate in Charleston in 2013 and has loved every minute of it.

Sarah Ellen and her husband live on James Island with their two young children where they love lazy Saturdays watching football in the fall, fun afternoons at the James Island Yacht Club, summer days at the neighborhood pool, and taking strolls as a family. She is also a certified 200-hour Registered Yoga teacher and while not currently teaching, her practice is principal.

Get to know Sarah Ellen Lacke

  • High School superlative:

    Most likely to have a big house with a tanning bed (circa 2000)

  • Signature cocktail:

    Mojito Mocktail

  • Dream house:

    Waterfront low country style with wrap around porch, big open white kitchen, and large screen porch with a fireplace

  • Dream job:

    ESPN sideline reporter

  • Celebrity spirit human:

    Kristen Bell

  • My heart belongs to:

    My precious kiddos and wonderful hubby

  • Surprise fact:

    I haven't had a drink since 2010 which is not always easy in this "drinking town with a history problem"

  • Secret superpower:

    Doing anything with one hand and a baby in tow

  • Most used hashtags:

    #emmonsandjennings #lovethem #fortheloveofmuffins

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