Daniel Bates


Daniel Bates is the Broker-in-Charge and founder of MCVL Realty. He is a McClellanville native and has specialized in local real estate for over a decade. Daniel consistently ranks as one of the top real estate agents in the area based on total sales volume and number of transaction sides while also managing a majority of the areas short-term and long-term rentals.

Daniel graduated from Appalachian State University and served as a police officer in Rock Hill for 4 years. He then went on to become a national internet marketing consultant where he educated thousands of real estate agents in blogging and social media.

Daniel is a founding board member on the Bulls Bay Chamber of Commerce and served as its chairman for the first two years. Daniel now serves as the Chairman of the Chamber’s Marketing Committee. He has served as McClellanville’s Deputy Town Marshall, Chairman of the Architectural Review Board and was on the board for the founding of CREECS Charter School where he still contributes to their fundraising efforts.

Daniel is a husband, father of two boys (with a baby on the way), and member of McClellanville’s Seacoast Church congregation. Within McClellanville, he has lived in the Historic District, Skipper’s Point, Mouzon’s Bluff, and Silver Hill.

In addition to a Broker’s license, Daniel also completed the following training to better serve his clients needs: Certified Negotiation Expert, Seller Representative Specialist, Accredited Buyer’s Representative, and Resort and Second-Home Property Specialist.