APRIL HOME SALES CLIMB MODESTLY
The Charleston Tri-County real estate market and home sales remain HOT. According to the latest data from the Charleston Area Chamber of Commerce, there are nearly 50 people a day moving into the Tri-County area and Charleston was recently named the largest city in the state of South Carolina surpassing Columbia as the states most populous city.
That being said, it came as a surprise that according to the Charleston Trident Association of Realtors, April 2017 home sales were up a modest 2.4% from April 2016 home sales, 1,514 homes changed hands last month with a median price of $248,500.00, which is up 3.7% from a year ago. All indications point to a very HOT real estate market to coincide with the HOT summer months May – August, which remain the most popular time to buy and sell real estate.
April home sales by the numbers:
Charleston County – 1,193 homes sold with a median price of $275,987 with 2,859 homes on the market.
Berkeley County – 350 homes sold with a median price of $201,987 and 1052 homes on the market.
Dorchester County – 303 homes sold with a median price of $186,320 and 703 homes on the market.
Inventory from across the region shrank by 17% this drop in inventory combined with the increase in demand means it is the perfect time to list your existing home for sale with R and J Properties. Rick Sanchez has nearly 25 years of real estate experience with a long list of very satisfied clients and a strong five star rating on the R and J Properties Facebook page and his partner, Jim McKenrick has over 30 years of mortgage banking experience. Together they can represent you and protect your interests to assure you get the most home for your money. Together they can guide you through the complicated process of buying and selling your home. Contact us at www.rickandjimproperties.com and check us out on Facebook at R and J Properties so we can get started working for you TODAY!