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  • Charleston

    Why you'd want to live in Charleston

    Charleston combines southern charm and exciting modern flare earning many top awards including being named the Best City in the World to Live in 2016 by Travel & Leisure as well as United State’s Best City by Conde Nast. Charleston is known for its Civil War history, old world southern charm and the beautiful tree-lined scenery that adorns most of the city streets. It is a top destination for tourists worldwide and for those who want to call this area home on a permanent basis. From the breathtaking golf course community of Shadow Moss Plantation to the adorable brick bungalow homes of Riverland Terrace or the luxurious properties of Peninsula real estate, it is safe to say, if you are thinking about moving to Charleston or live here already there are many options available. Shopping for a home in Charleston can be both easy and difficult in that many people love those old southern style houses with the wraparound porches. If you are looking for charming one and two story homes with these classic features like extended porches look no further than Carolina Bay or Wagener Terrace real estate for sale. Both of these affordable communities are in the downtown region and are a popular choice for families, retirees, and young working professionals. From the tree lined streets to the best in sunset views by Ashley River, this community is definitely for nature lovers. Known for its luxury and high standard of living, Charleston also has many middle-class neighborhoods too. Although home prices may seem high for this area, especially in the old part of town, you can find a lot of new construction going on in the surrounding parts of the city. For instance, Byrnes Down homes for sale offers some affordable homes close to just about everything you need which is positioned close to downtown and Sullivan’s Island. In these awesome communities you are still close enough to experience the glory of old Charleston, but far enough away where you get more of a suburban feel that reminds us we live in the 21st century.

    Charleston Market Report

    $807,740

    AVERAGE PRICE OF 1,152 HOMES

    $299,999

    AVERAGE PRICE OF 1 DISTRESSED HOMES

    $2,126,310

    AVERAGE PRICE OF 240 MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR HOMES

    $869,737

    AVERAGE PRICE OF 119 NEWLY BUILT HOMES

    $1,389,516

    AVERAGE PRICE OF 90 HOMES WITH A POOL

    $614,451

    AVERAGE PRICE OF 33 REDUCED PRICE HOMES

    Average Home

    Average Price $807,740
    Avg Bedrooms 3.14 beds
    Avg Bathrooms 2.3 baths

    Average Price by Bedrooms

    1 bedroom $434,399
    2 bedrooms $600,210
    3 bedrooms $640,443
    4 bedrooms $941,843
    5 bedrooms $1,485,918
    Charleston Home Price Trends
      12/2020 11/2020 10/2020 9/2020 8/2020
    Total Listings 1,247 1,407 1,499 1,537 1,582
    Average Price $806,544 $777,473 $770,680 $756,867 $735,444
    Avg Price Change +3.74% +0.88% +1.83% +2.91% +0.70%
    Median Price $509,063 $491,880 $485,890 $470,726 $453,316
    Med Price Change +3.49% +1.23% +3.22% +3.84% +0.89%
    Avg Bedrooms 3.19 beds 3.21 beds 3.21 beds 3.23 beds 3.23 beds
    Avg Bathrooms 2.32 baths 2.32 baths 2.33 baths 2.33 baths 2.31 baths
    Home Price by High School
    School Name Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
    Burke 518 $1,136,473 154 days
    Hanahan 9 $829,433 110 days
    James Island Charter 186 $503,676 79 days
    Philip Simmons 130 $859,639 113 days
    West Ashley 297 $418,666 69 days
    Home Price by House Size
    Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
    All Homes 1,152 $807,740 115 days
    Distressed Homes 1 $299,999 378 days
    Multi-Million Dollar Homes 240 $2,126,310 162 days
    Newly Built Homes 119 $869,737 156 days
    Homes with a Pool 90 $1,389,516 106 days
    Reduced Price Homes 33 $614,451 100 days