The Exceptional Team

The Exceptional Team

The Exceptional Team, RE/MAX Southern Shores
2339 US 17 Business
Garden City, SC 29576

Mariah Johnson is an award-winning real estate professional with a solid record of success in South Strand real estate. A lifelong Lowcountry resident, she has framed her record over more than twenty five years in the industry. Her roles in the business have included administration, sales management, business development, acquisitions and mergers, marketing, sales training and even ownership in a large, successful firm. As a top producing agent and team leader, she has been consistently recognized for production in both local and national terms. In addition, she has become an acknowledged leader in her field and enjoys comfortable and fruitful relationships with fellow professionals. Her most cherished “designation” is that of “Miracle Agent” for her support of the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals through the RE/MAX Miracle Home Program. 

Mariah is supremely confident in the challenging world of sales. She constantly considers new and different ways to respond to an ever-evolving market. Always aware of and in touch with that market, she employs assertive, targeted marketing with her clients’ interests foremost at all times. With literally hundreds of sales closed, her negotiating skills are often emulated and her pricing and positioning strategies precise and keen.

Having raised her family on the Waccamaw Neck, Mariah and her husband, Scott, live in Pawleys Island and are about to be empty nesters.  Her daughter, Suzi, is an accomplished dancer and an active children’s advocate all while being a Senior in Public Relations at the University of South Carolina.  Her son, Hampton, is a young entrepreneur  having opened his own business at 17 and is also in her first year of college majoring in Business (and soon will be gettiing his real estate license)! 


Robin Ragin Hays, originally a native of Columbia, South Carolina, is passionate about coastal living. Her favorite memories are of summers in the creeks, spending time with extended family and childhood beach vacations. Her entrepreneurial spirit and pharmaceutical sales background proved to be a natural fit to real estate sales when she moved to the Waccamaw Neck area. Having the opportunity to work in both general brokerage and exclusive onsite sales at Litchfield Plantation for the last 10 years , Robin has had privy to some of the area's most sought after exclusive properties and has amassed an enviable book of business.

Robin serves the team primarily as a buyers' agent and her excellent communication and negotiating skills combined with an extensive knowledge of the sales process make buying a home seamless for her clients. Robin has a great capacity for evaluating properties as potential income producing or investment properties and is creative in finding solutions to even the most complicated purchase scenarios.  She is often referred to as the “puzzle solver” because of her uncanny ability to pair her knowledge of our communities with the needs of the family that is shopping for a home and put all of the pieces together to locate just the right location with the most attractive terms and conditions.

Robin and her family live in Litchfield. Her husband, David, owns his own successful insurance agency so the couple is a “one stop shop” … She can sell you a home and he can insure it! Their sons, William and Julian, are avid outdoorsman and attend Waccamaw High School and Waccamaw Middle School respectively.