Michael Murphy
Professional Real Estate Services | Phone: (803) 590-6590


Offering top REALTOR® services in a comfortable, relaxed manner

When you choose Michael Murphy, you get both an award winning Associate Broker with an advanced education and a team of award winning agents who guarantee that your questions will be answered quickly and fully. "I believe in the personal touch and to always make myself available. In order to provide the best service, I believe communication and efficiency is key. Gail Barnett, our Full-Time buyer’s agent and Listing Assistant; and Caitlin Hutto, our Licensed Transaction Coordinator and Sales Assistant are my left and right hand. Without them, I could not provide the consistently recognized award winning service a client needs. We help buyers and sellers obtain their real estate goals. We do not "sell" anyone, and serve our clients in the most professional manner through education and accurately advising our clients on pricing, contracts and all details, in a timely manner, that are involved with closing a transaction far beyond their satisfaction. When you contact me, you don’t just get a name to be passed on to someone else, you get me along with my team to ensure you have a stress free buying experience!" -Michael Murphy

A former full-time angler on the professional tournament scene and fishing guide on Lake Murray for more than a decade, Michael lives, sleeps and breathes the lake lifestyle. Joining Lake Homes Realty in 2017, Michael has become a top producer of Million dollar homes on and around Lake Murray, and one of few to hold the highest level status as an Associate Broker, Diamond Level of recognition with the Realtors Association.

Carrying over his marketing experience from his past career as the subject, he now uses the same techniques on his subject listings to cater to the syndicated websites and their algorithms to maximize exposure with technology in today’s online shopping. He is one of few agents who maximizes the exposure of their properties through techniques like video, 3-D renditions, Virtual Reality compatible virtual tours and the best professional photography… Standard with EVERY listing at no additional cost. “We treat EVERY listing as a Million dollar listing!” - Michael Murphy

Michael’s success in the industry is marked with 16 awarded real estate designations and certifications and a nationwide top producer for Lake Homes Realty.

Gail Barnett, full-time Buyer’s Agent and Listing Assistant on the Michael Murphy Team, prior to becoming a real estate agent, worked in marketing and promotion for multiple organizations, including the South Carolina Department of Natural resources, working with South Carolina Wildlife Magazine’s Wildlife Shop, where she could go on the lakes and scout out the most beautiful spots that South Carolina lakes had to offer.

A Native to the area, raised in North Augusta and Lexington, SC, she has had a love for the water her entire life from when she was a child to now spending most of her days on Lake Murray with her family when not with her clients.

Gail has been awarded 11 real estate designations and certifications, a Circle of Excellence recognized agent for the Realtors Association, and a nationwide top producer for Lake Homes Realty.

Caitlin Hutto, full-time Licensed Transaction Coordinator and Sales Assistance on the Michael Murphy Team, prior to her current position, worked as a Nurse Tech through the Covid era. Earning her stripes as a fast paced detail oriented Nurse Tech with a passion to work in a service-driven field, Caitlin carried over the same service-driven mindset into Real Estate, she is the organization between the clients, attorneys, lenders and brokerage to ensure your transaction goes smoothly.

We thank you in advance for the opportunity to work with you for your home buying and selling needs!
Do you have any specific questions about my real estate services? I can help you buy or sell your home with a comprehensive strategy designed for you.