According to new data from the Charleston Trident Association of Realtors, homes sales were up 22% in February over last year for the Charleston, SC region. A total of 509 homes sold in the Charleston area, and this was up from last year’s number at 417 in February of ’09. The Tax Credit seems to be pushing these numbers.
The median home sales priced did not change much, it was at $179,900 for this February and last year’s was $179,450. Since the beginning of the year, 851 homes have sold in the Charleston area, while 789 sold last year in the same timeframe. That’s an increase of 10%. The median sales price since January is up 5% over what it was last year.
Among the Tri-County area, Charleston County led in price increases and volume for February.
Mike Ciucci specializes in the Charleston SC real estate market. He has been a Charleston realtor for over 15 years, focusing on quality and attention to detail his clients have come to expect.