Category Archives: Market Reports

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…

This week in Charleston real estate

this week in Charleston real estate

This is the big mistake edition, golf, football or the MLS. I’m not referring to Phil throwing Old Tom under the bus at the press conference or the many mistakes that Old Tom made including benching Phil for both rounds on Saturday or not putting the hot team of Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed back out…

This week in Charleston real estate

this week in Charleston real estate

This marks the third anniversary edition of This Week in Charleston Real Estate, a popular weekly series that takes a look at what’s going on in the Charleston housing market every week. We started in the fall of 2011 and watched as the bottom of the market was put into place in January 2012 and…

This week in Charleston real estate

this week in Charleston real estate

The pace of new listings coming on the market finally slowed down this week and while 328 new homes for sale is not a low number, it is significantly fewer than the 400+ we’ve been seeing lately. An important piece of good news this week was that homes going under contract rebounded strongly and actually topped…

Charleston Real Estate Market Report, August 2014

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Charleston home sales continue to be higher than last year, inventory remains higher but prices are basically flat from a year ago. The Charleston real estate market report, sales, inventory and homes prices, July 2014. Statistics compiled by Howard Arnoff using the Charleston MLS as the source of data, information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Highlights:…

This week in Charleston real estate

this week in Charleston real estate

It’s football season. The NFL kickoff weekend is happening and our Carolina Panthers did beat Tampa Bay even without Cam Newton able to play. Of course college kicked off last weekend but I didn’t mention anything about that last week since neither Carolina or Clemson did very well in their openers and although both did…