Category Archives: Market Reports

This week in Charleston real estate

this week in Charleston real estate

It will be a Merry Christmas for Charleston real estate agents this year as we look forward to closing out one of the busiest years ever for the Charleston real estate market. As of this morning in the Charleston MLS, there have been 737 closings already reported including a whopping 349 last week and as is…

This week in Charleston real estate

this week in Charleston real estate

This week is very typical for December as the numbers are all a little lower than we’ve seen recently. Having said that, activity did not stop but rather just slowed down somewhat and it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise to everyone if we see further declines in activity over the next few weeks…

Charleston Real Estate Market Report, November 2014

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November home sales were 6.04 percent higher than last year and by just about every metric, the Charleston real estate market is trending in the right direction. Statistics compiled by Howard Arnoff using the Charleston MLS as the source of data, information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Highlights: Year to date Charleston home sales are 6.23…

This week in Charleston real estate

this week in Charleston real estate

Now what could the College Football Playoff and real estate square footage possibly have in common. Every Charleston MLS listing has the following disclaimer, If square footage is important – MEASURE! Yesterday, the committee did not pick either Baylor or TCU from the Big 12 and that was probably the right decision (unless you ask…

This week in Charleston real estate

this week in Charleston real estate

It’s just my opinion but the best part of Thanksgiving dinner is weekend leftovers, enjoying a reheated full dinner and a turkey sandwich or two is just the ticket. So it’s not surprising that the numbers this past week were a little sluggish compared to recent more typical non-holiday weeks if everybody sort of ate…

This week in Charleston real estate

this week in Charleston real estate

There is NO Black Friday in real estate and that’s a good thing (as Martha might say). Anyway, it seems to me that Black Friday has become the most over hyped event in the world of trying to pry dollars from consumers. Most retailers should be embarrassed except that since the consumer public seems to now…

This week in Charleston real estate

this week in Charleston real estate

Jury duty is about doing one’s civic duty but I’ll bet if you asked 100 people if they wanted to serve on a jury the answer most likely would be a resounding no. There are better ways to spend a day or a week than sitting in a courtroom tasked with judging the guilt or…

Charleston Real Estate Market Report, October 2014

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The Charleston housing market remains red hot with monthly home sales over 16 percent higher than last year and prices are higher too! I promised there would likely be a few changes since the Charleston MLS changed software providers and I’m happy to report that all of the changes are for the better. First and…

This week in Charleston real estate

this week in Charleston real estate

Thank you to our Veterans! Veterans Day is always November 11 and is not celebrated on a Monday like many other Federal Holidays unless of course November 11 falls on a Sunday. And if Veterans Day falls on a Saturday, then it is celebrated on a Friday. I actually didn’t realize that until I looked…

This week in Charleston real estate

this week in Charleston real estate

The weather in Charleston just turned cold but the Charleston real estate market continues to remain hot. Home sales in October are currently over 6 percent higher than during October of last year and with the usual busy Monday for agents to be entering sold data, monthly sales should come in over 10 percent higher…