Category Archives: Market Reports

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…

This week in Charleston real estate

this week in Charleston real estate

Since Realtors have somehow been assigned the task of reminding their current and potential clients to turn their clocks forward and back each spring and fall, it’s that time of year again and so here is an early reminder that clocks should be set back an hour next Sunday at 2:00 AM. Speaking of falling…

This week in Charleston real estate

this week in Charleston real estate

As expected, a few changes had to be made to the weekly Charleston market report due to the Charleston MLS changing software providers. One negative feature, the average price for new listings, homes under contract and closed sales is no longer available on a weekly basis. Making up for that though is a new tracking…

This week in Charleston real estate

this week in Charleston real estate

The Charleston MLS is changing software providers today. After carefully analyzing available vendors, the Charleston MLS Board of Directors chose to go with FLEX MLS who offered a very user friendly state of the art system including a multi-browser and mobile platform. So there are two things that it’s important to point out to you…

Charleston Real Estate Market Report, September 2014

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Charleston home sales soared in September and were over 11 percent higher than last year. The first thing that regular readers will notice is that the Charleston real estate market report is quite early this month and there is a very good reason for that. The Charleston MLS will be changing software providers next Monday and…

This week in Charleston real estate

this week in Charleston real estate

The weather in Charleston just turned perfect with sunshine, Carolina blue skies, low humidity with high temperatures in the 70’s and 80’s and a bit of a chill overnight. And the Charleston real estate market is just about perfect too by any measure you want to use: sales, prices, inventory and homes under contract! As I…