This week in Charleston real estate

this week in Charleston real estate

February might be short but it can be a brutal month for weather as it was this year not only here in Charleston but apparently it was much worse around the country so thankfully, it’s finally March. On a positive note, February home sales were once again excellent and as of this morning (with additional…

This week in Charleston real estate

this week in Charleston real estate

I just saw the Red Carpet and the opening number and woke up this morning to find out who won what but what could The Oscars possibly have to do with Charleston real estate. I mentioned to my wife that this year the academy was honoring the best movies that didn’t sell too many tickets…

This week in Charleston real estate

this week in Charleston real estate

The Charleston housing market is so busy so early this year that the statistics for This week in Charleston real estate are simply amazing. Over 300 homes going under contract for 4 consecutive weeks this early in the year is simply unprecedented even during the housing boom. New listings keep coming but inventory is stable. Most…

Charleston Real Estate Market Report, January 2015

15 january charleston market report

Monthly home sales were the highest for any January since 2007 but the big difference between 2015 and back before the housing market meltdown is that inventory back then was significantly higher and growing while inventory today is stable at much lower levels. Statistics compiled by Howard Arnoff using the Charleston MLS as the source of…

This week in Charleston real estate

this week in Charleston real estate

The Charleston spring selling season has started early and it isn’t just the sunshine with temperatures in the 70’s that we’re enjoying but the high level of activity in the Charleston real estate market that is almost unprecedented for so early in the year. I’m sure the combination of our strong local economy, low interest rates…

This week in Charleston real estate

this week in Charleston real estate

What a great Super Bowl! No matter who you were cheering for it was one of the most exciting games and that’s almost all everyone really should care about. Probably except for Seattle’s players and 12’s. The Charleston real estate market is pretty super right now too. We’re seeing unprecedented activity for so early in…

This week in Charleston real estate

this week in Charleston real estate

With the Northeast bracing for this year’s version of Snowmageddon, Charleston is looking forward to a delightful winter day with sunshine and highs in the lower 60’s, one more reason that more and more people from the North decide to retire or relocate to the Charleston area every year. The Charleston real estate market is…

This week in Charleston real estate

this week in Charleston real estate

This week in Charleston real estate was nowhere near as exciting as the Seahawks comeback against the Packers yesterday but consistency is probably the best description for the market in general. As of this morning in the Charleston MLS, there were 5433 available homes for sale, one more than last week. Future activity continues to…

Charleston Real Estate Market Report, December 2014 Year End

charleston market report 2014

It was another outstanding year for the Charleston real estate market in 2014 with Charleston home sales recording their 4th best total in history trailing only 2005, 2006 and 2004. Most importantly, continued growth appears to be sustainable. Statistics compiled by Howard Arnoff using the Charleston MLS as the source of data, information deemed reliable but…

Charleston median home price sets record high

charleston median home price 2000 2014

The Charleston median home price for 2014 was $220,000 which is a new record high easily eclipsing the prior high of $207,500 set in 2007. So the first thing you might think is that the Charleston real estate market has completely recovered from the housing crash and while the market has recovered very nicely, that…