Columbia, SC Housing

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The housing market in Columbia, SC is flourishing. The median value for a home in the area is $204,100, which is significantly cheaper than the US median of $338,100. Furthermore, house appreciation rates have been higher than the national average over the past year at 17.51%, compared to 8.27% nationwide. This makes Columbia an attractive market for potential homeowners and investors alike. With its unique mix of affordability and potential appreciation, Columbia's housing market remains strong and promising.

The median home cost in Columbia is $204,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 72.9%. Home Appreciation in Columbia is up 16.6%.

Average Age of Homes
- The median age of Columbia real estate is 46 years old
The Rental Market in Columbia
- Renters make up 46.3% of the Columbia population
- 3.4% of houses and apartments in Columbia, are available to rent

Buying a home is the biggest single purchase most people make during their lives. The second largest is most often an automobile.

Median Monthly Rent by Number of Bedrooms

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Over 1 years ago

I love living in Columbia! I recently graduated from USC and plan to stay. I read the reviews posted here and it shows that like many cities, your experience will depend  More

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Loved living in Columbia, SC prior to my job transfer. It's the perfect size - plenty to do, but still a laid back place. People are extremely friendly, there are  More

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I moved to Columbia for graduate school and although it is a giant step up from my small, out-of-state hometown, I became bored and restless here in less than a year.  More

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