The Ocean Broker
Hilton Head Real Estate Since 1974

Trusted Leadership
Welcome to The Ocean Broker, a boutique Hilton Head real estate company specializing in luxury oceanfront property, under the same local ownership and management for the past 40-plus years. Our four agents—Tom Tolpa, Ruth Parris, Barbara Byrd, and Mark Devers (as well as office manager Libby Ellis)—are all 24/7 full-time professionals of impeccable reputation, with a collective 130 years' worth of experience and more than three-quarters of a billion dollars' sales in Hilton Head Island real estate.

Knowledge
We know every corner of our lovely Island, the surrounding Lowcountry, and off-island communities. Since 1974, Tom has sold more oceanfront homes, villas, and lots than any other individual real estate agent, having made the highest sale ever—$9,200,000 for a Sea Pines oceanfront tear down on Surf Scoter Road.

Expertise
Feel free to ask any member of The Ocean Broker team any Hilton Head Real estate question. We provide the utmost in confidentiality, professional experience, advice, and negotiating skills to provide each buyer with the right property in the right location at the very best price. We operate with complete transparency—which means you have 100% confidence in your real estate purchasing decisions. 

Comprehensive Service
Our sophisticated online search tools enable you to view all Hilton Head Island and Lowcountry real estate for sale, including homes, villas, building sites, and boat slips. Click on the sidebar to the left and learn about popular residential communities, listed alphabetically from Belfair to Windmill Harbour.

Please have a look around and contact us with any questions you might have. We look forward to the opportunity to discuss Hilton Head real estate with you!

Tom Tolpa
Founder/President
The Ocean Broker