Philip A. Schembra, Owner and Broker-In-Charge of Schembra Real Estate Group, a boutique real estate firm and one of the oldest firms on world-famous Hilton Head Island, South Carolina has continued his tradition of excellence and record-breaking sales in real estate since 1976. With $1,000,000,000 (billion) in personal sales, Phil continues to be an industry leader and shares his philosophy of hard work, core values, stellar reputation, professionalism and outstanding knowledge and expertise with both buyers and sellers. His longevity and institutional knowledge of the community recognizes him in the local community as a leader in luxury oceanfront, ocean-oriented, golf, lagoon and harbor properties providing him a loyal client base and referral network.
Phil continues to set records, as a specialist, earning him the distinction as Hilton Head Island’s #1 All-Time Listing and Selling Agent for homes, homesites and condominiums in one community, all achieved in Palmetto Dunes, Shelter Cove and Leamington. He has been honored as a past recipient of the “Top 100 Sales Team” award in the country ranked by sales volume by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) with over 1,400,000 million members at that time. Phil was honored in 2016 by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) as a Realtor Emeritus, with over 40 years of experience. Phil was recently acknowledged by Real Trends 2017 as the 14th agent in South Carolina for individual sales volume and #1 on Hilton Head Island for their entries.
His background and expertise in sales training and mentoring has been an added benefit to his success in real estate sales.
The Plaza at Shelter Cove office location is one of the more visitor-friendly locations for showcasing real estate listings on Hilton Head Island. Phil and his wife, Carol have been residents of Palmetto Dunes since 1976 and their son, Christopher resides in New York City.
"Phil Schembra was the reason we continued to look for property in Palmetto Dunes! His knowledge of the community and expertise in the area made our decision easy! Working with his friendly staff was spot on! We truly would recommend Phil to our family and friends".
Joe E. — Jan 24, 2018
“We couldn’t have asked for a more knowledgeable Real Estate agent with over 40 years of experience as a specialist in Palmetto Dunes, Shelter Cove and Leamington. We highly recommend Phil Schembra and Schembra Real Estate Group.
Darcy A. — Aug 02, 2017
I have been buying property from Phil Schembra for over 20 years, and I can describe my real estate experience with Phil and his support staff: knowledgeable, competent and caring”.
Joe M. — Jun 05, 2017
“I have been working with Phil since my first real estate transaction 25 years ago. He continues to have tremendous insight into the real estate market in Palmetto Dunes. Not only does he seem to know each and every property and the history of prices in the community, but he has a very innovative approach. He is always willing to give advice even when there is no transaction. He continues to work diligently and promote Palmetto Dunes as a world-class destination residential resort community and a wonderful place to live. Phil has become a good and trusted friend.”
John S. — Jun 05, 2017
“Phil Schembra is the best real estate agent on Hilton Head Island! I have worked with him on many transactions, and he is knowledgeable, honest and hard working. In addition, he is truly a nice person”.
William C. — Jun 05, 2017
“I have purchased several properties from Phil Schembra and Schembra Real Estate Group. Phil is fair, honest, extremely knowledgeable and very personable. His friendly staff knows when and how to get things accomplished in a timely manner. Every time I call Phil with a question pertaining to Palmetto Dunes, he not only knows the answer, but can provide me with three generations of history. He is truly the Fountainhead of expertise and knowledge in Palmetto Dunes”.
Bill D. — Jun 05, 2017
"We have been vacationing on the Island for many years and decided we were ready to make a move, so it was an easy decision to call Phil Schembra at Schembra Real Estate Group to continue our search and conversation. His knowledge and reputation on the Island were several factors why we chose to discuss the community of Leamington with him. We had a great experience!"
Cindy Y. — Jan 24, 2017