Charleston, South Carolina 

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Housing in Charleston, South Carolina

The median home cost in Charleston is $307,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 30.6%. It's a good time to buy in Charleston. Home Appreciation is up 9.5%. Browse Charleston Real Estate

Average Age of Homes
- The median age of Charleston real estate is 30 years old
The Rental Market in Charleston
- Renters make up 41.6% of the Charleston population
- 12.5% of houses and apartments in Charleston, are unoccupied (vacancy rate)
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HOUSING BY YEAR BUILT

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  HOUSINGCharleston, South CarolinaUnited States
  Median Home Age3037
  Median Home Cost$307,100$216,200
  Home Appr. Last 12 months9.48%6.77%
  Home Appr. Last 5 yrs.53.60%31.12%
  Home Appr. Last 10 yrs.30.64%11.41%
  Property Tax Rate$5.37$11.89
  Homes Owned45.92%56.34%
  Housing Vacant12.47%12.45%
  Homes Rented41.61%31.21%
  AVERAGE RENT FOR HOME OR APARTMENT
  Studio Apartment$960$890
  1 Bedroom Home or Apartment$1,250$990
  2 Bedroom Home or Apartment$1,600$1,240
  3 Bedroom Home or Apartment$2,210$1,660
  4 Bedroom Home or Apartment$2,980$1,910
  VACANT HOUSING
  Vacant For Rent3.34%2.34%
  Vacant Rented0.92%0.46%
  Vacant For Sale2.11%1.20%
  Vacant Sold0.35%0.46%
  Vacant Vacation2.55%3.97%
  Vacant Other3.21%4.02%
  VALUE OF OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING
  Less Than $20,0002.17%4.57%
  $20,000 to $39,9991.59%3.37%
  $40,000 to $59,9991.21%4.19%
  $60,000 to $79,9990.43%5.74%
  $80,000 to $99,9992.51%6.79%
  $100,000 to $149,9998.62%15.19%
  $150,000 to $199,99917.17%14.69%
  $200,000 to $299,99928.52%18.15%
  $300,000 to $399,99913.96%10.43%
  $400,000 to $499,9998.72%5.70%
  $500,000 to $749,9996.88%6.39%
  $750,000 to $999,9993.26%2.41%
  $1,000,000 or more4.96%2.39%
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    Reviews for Charleston    70 Reviews
    Not anymore - 4/19/2018
    I think Charleston used to be a wonderful place; 30 years ago. Now; not so much. I moved here from the West Coast, and everyone Told me that it would be like going... Read More

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    NO southern hospitality - 11/14/2017
    Okay, i so rarely leave reviews but I moved to the Charleston area based on positive reviews so here's my take: As much as they claim southern hospitality, this place... Read More

    cool town from what I saw - 1/30/2017
    I was in town for a weekend and stayed in the downtown historic district. Ate several bowls of She Crab soup, took the horse drawn tour, stayed on Queen street. It was... Read More


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