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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

$867,858

AVERAGE PRICE OF 881 HOMES

$364,499

AVERAGE PRICE OF 2 DISTRESSED HOMES

$2,373,589

AVERAGE PRICE OF 181 MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR HOMES

$806,396

AVERAGE PRICE OF 196 NEWLY BUILT HOMES

$1,976,653

AVERAGE PRICE OF 38 HOMES WITH A POOL

$742,178

AVERAGE PRICE OF 17 REDUCED PRICE HOMES

Average Home

Average Price $867,858
Avg Bedrooms 3.11 beds
Avg Bathrooms 2.41 baths

Average Price by Bedrooms

1 bedroom $469,858
2 bedrooms $600,664
3 bedrooms $669,406
4 bedrooms $995,197
5 bedrooms $1,357,949
Charleston Home Price Trends
  12/2021 11/2021 10/2021 9/2021 8/2021
Total Listings 974 n/a 1,151 1,247 1,282
Average Price $852,394 n/a $820,927 $790,338 $828,717
Avg Price Change n/a n/a +3.87% -4.86% +0.95%
Median Price $508,531 n/a $497,241 $488,265 $498,291
Med Price Change n/a n/a +1.84% -2.05% -2.04%
Avg Bedrooms 3.1 beds n/a 3.17 beds 3.13 beds 3.1 beds
Avg Bathrooms 2.45 baths n/a 2.53 baths 2.49 baths 2.5 baths
Home Price by High School
School Name Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
Burke 294 $1,365,199 125 days
James Island Charter 163 $570,304 89 days
Philip Simmons 72 $1,405,746 104 days
Stall 4 $249,950 33 days
West Ashley 337 $465,956 85 days
Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
All Homes 881 $867,858 101 days
Distressed Homes 2 $364,499 241 days
Multi-Million Dollar Homes 181 $2,373,589 128 days
Newly Built Homes 196 $806,396 127 days
Homes with a Pool 38 $1,976,653 119 days
Reduced Price Homes 17 $742,178 55 days