April 2009

There are 3 blog entries for April 2009.

26 moore drWhat a great house!  Owner has just updated entire home.  New HVAC, fresh paint inside and out, refinished floors, and re-glazed tubs.  Home is spotless and ready for its new owner.  2 car detached garage has also been painted.  Mature landscaping and some great oaks.  Minutes to town and shopping, you can walk to Winderemere.  Restaurants, Earth-Fare grocery store, Starbucks, Yoga, all within walking distance to your new home.  Do not miss this one!

More information here at 26 Moore Dr. Charleston, SC.

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charleston_streetIf you weren’t already aware, Charleston, SC is one of the best cities in the U.S.  I have been boasting about this for years, but now I have some facts from some of the readers from various magazines to back it up.

Travel & Leisure Magazine did a survey on “Americas Favorite Cities for 2008” and Charleston, SC came in #1 as “America’s Friendliest People” for 2008.  Charleston received second place for noteworthy neighborhoods, vintage stores, flea markets, and peace and quiet.  We received #2 for “Home Design”, being beat-out by Chicago.

Southern Living Magazine rated Charleston #1 as the “Best Southern City” for '08, beating out other areas such as: Atlanta GA, Nashville TN, and Austin TX.  Downtown King Street got 2nd place for “Best Neighborhood for…
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When will the Charleston real estate market "hit bottom"?  How much further down do we have to go until home prices begin to stabilize?  Well, no one really knows for sure but CNNmoney.com have published their analysis of the real estate market here in Charleston.  I wanted to share with you some interesting information I've found from it:

  • Out of the nation's 100 largest metro areas, Charleston, SC ranks 89.
  • The population for the city of Charleston is 603,178.
  • Home prices peaked in the first quarter of '07.
  • The forecast for home prices through March of 2010 (from now) shows being down 0.1%.  I find this hard to believe, as I believe the number to be more than that.  However, this forecast is great news for our local Charleston market.  Let's hope
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