The Charleston metro area adds 48 new residents every day, according to the Charleston Regional Development Alliance. Like salmon during spawning season, our highways and streets are teaming with new Charlestonians who have moved here from across the country. Some come for the weather, others for the lifestyle, but is what they find when they arrive the postcard perfect image they had in mind? We asked five newbies, who have lived here less than a year, to tell it to us straight.