Over 30% of People Moving to SC are coming to Retire

According to The National Association of Realtors’ most recent data, South Carolina ranks among the top five states where people are relocating.  Of those relocating, 30 percent are retiring to South Carolina. With our beautiful coastal towns and enjoyable pace of life, those of us who live here understand why others want to join us!

Where are People in the US Moving?

55+ Communities in Summerville & Charleston, SC
Following retirement, the primary reasons people are moving and buying homes for sale in Summerville are as follows:
  • Retirement – 36%
  • Job – 32%
  • Family – 21%
  • Lifestyle – 21%
  • Health – 5%

Primary Reason for Moving to SC

55+ Communities in Summerville & Charleston, SC
If you are among the 30% who wish to retire to the Charleston area, Summerville has many wonderful options for you.  Many enjoy living in a home in the Historic District of Summerville . This allows them be in the middle of the events and happenings of the town. Others prefer living in a 55+ community in Summerville where they can enjoy wonderful amenities including clubhouses, pools, fitness centers, activities and vibrant community.
The 55 and older communities in Summerville that currently have homes for sales are

Homes for Sale in Del Webb Charleston

Homes for Sale in Del Webb Nexton

Homes for Sale in Four Seasons

Homes for Sale in Cresswind

Homes for Sale in The Pines at Gahagan

 

Homes for Sale in Marrington Villas

Homes for Sale in Carillon
If you are contemplating retiring to South Carolina, I can help. Contact me for more information about the 55+ communities in our area or if you are interested in seeing real estate for sale in Summerville, SC ,  buying a home in the Summerville areanew home in Summerville , or a historic home in Summerville .
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Just the Stats: What Happened Last Month in Real Estate in Summerville, SC? January 2019

Summerville Real Estate Market Conditions

Happy New Year! We are into the second week of 2019 and it always helps to look back and see what happened last month with homes for sale in Summerville!

We saw 278 homes for sale in Summerville sell after an average of 49 days on the market. The number of days it takes for a home to sell in Summerville has gone up by 4% from this time last year in 2017.  (Hear me explain why in The Fall Real Estate Market Update with Foster )

The average sales price for a home for sale in Summerville continues to climb upwards and averaged $272,606  last month, which is up five percent compared to this time last year. According to our Summerville real estate market reports, we have dipped under 2.5 months supply of homes for sale in Summerville .

This lack of homes for sale in Summerville, SC continues to drive our seller’s market and Summerville prices up  continue to move up. We have 18% less homes on the market this year than we did this time last year.  The average price per square foot in Summerville is around $128/square foot.

I can help you if you are interested in seeing real estate for sale in Summerville, SC ,  buying a home in the Summerville areanew home in Summerville , a historic home in Summerville or selling your Summerville home.

If you are a home seller and would like to discuss your Summerville Home and what it is worth in our market today, please e-mail me for more information or fill out this form.

Pines at Gahagan Summerville Home -Just Sold!

Homes for Sale in Summerville, SC

This beautiful home for sale in The Pines at Gahagan is JUST SOLD! The Pines at Gahagan is one of several new 55 and older communities located in Summerville, SC.  These 55+ communities have become very popular among those desiring to downsize or retire to Summerville and, as a result, more have built to accommodate the need.

View Homes for Sale in The Pines at Gahagan

The Pines at Gahagan offers wonderful amenities including a beautiful 4700 square foot clubhouse with a spacious kitchen, gathering room, exercise and weight room.  Further benefits for the homes for sale in The Pines at Gahagan include a beautiful pool, ponds throughout the property, and low maintenance yards.

Do you like what you see in The Pines at Gahagan? Check out more homes for sale in The Pines at Gahagan and read more about the the town of Summerville.

Please feel free to contact me if you are interested in buying a home in Summerville. I will be happy to help you learn about the Summerville area and what homes are available, or will soon be coming available.

If you are a home seller and would like to discuss your Summerville Home and what it is worth in our market today, please e-mail me for more information or fill out this form.

Historic Downtown Summerville Home Just SOLD!

Homes for Sale in Summerville, SC

Another beautiful historic home for sale in Summerville has left the market.  Homes for sale in the historic district of Summerville are always a desirable place to live and offer unique architecture and design. This historic home was built in 1873 and also had a rental cottage on the property.

Do you like what you see in downtown Summerville? Check out more homes for sale in downtown Summerville and read more about the the town of Summerville.

Please feel free to contact me if you are interested in buying a home in Summerville. I will be happy to help you learn about the Summerville area and what homes are available, or will soon be coming available.

If you are a home seller and would like to discuss your Summerville Home and what it is worth in our market today, please e-mail me for more information or fill out this form.

Great Summerville Townhome for Sale

Homes for Sale in Summerville, SC

Have you been looking for an affordable home for sale in Summerville or trying to buy an investment property in Summerville? Located in Corey Gardens off Central Avenue, this property is in need of a cosmetic makeover but in a great location. This Summerville town home is currently vacant but usually rents for $900 a month. If you are planning to purchase for a primary residence, the location and mortgage payment are attractive and affordable.

Learn More about 101 Sandlewood Drive, Summerville, SC.

Set Up a Showing to See 101 Sandlewood Drive, Summerville, SC.

Please contact me if you are interested in buying a home in Summervillenew home in Summerville , a historic home in Summerville or selling your Summerville home.

If you are a home seller and would like to discuss your Summerville Home and what it is worth in our market today, please e-mail me for more information or fill out this form.

Just the Stats: What Happened Last Month in Real Estate in Summerville, SC? December 2018

Homes for Sale in Summerville, SC

Even though we are in the midst of the beautiful holiday season, many still wonder what happened last month in real estate in Summerville! Hopefully, you are able to enjoy many of the Christmas events in Summerville. I have found these play a significant part of what makes homes for sale in Summerville  so desirable to those moving to our area.

We saw 300 homes for sale in Summerville sell after an average of 50 days on the market. The number of days it takes for a home to sell in Summerville has gone up by 6% from this time last year in 2017.  (Hear me explain why in The Fall Real Estate Market Update with Foster )

The average sales price for a home for sale in Summerville continues to climb upwards and averaged $258,362  last month, which is up eight percent compared to this time last year. According to our Summerville real estate market reports, we continue to hover at 2.5 months supply of homes for sale in Summerville .

This lack of homes for sale in Summerville, SC continues to drive our seller’s market and Summerville prices up  continue to move up. We have 13% less homes on the market this year than we did this time last year.  The average price per square foot in Summerville is around $127/square foot.

I can help you if you are interested in seeing real estate for sale in Summerville, SC ,  buying a home in the Summerville areanew home in Summerville , a historic home in Summerville or selling your Summerville home.

If you are a home seller and would like to discuss your Summerville Home and what it is worth in our market today, please e-mail me for more information or fill out this form.

Del Webb Charleston Home Just SOLD!

Homes for Sale in Summerville, SC

Another great home for sale in Del Webb Charleston has left the market!  Del Webb Charleston is a 55+ community in Summerville located within Cane Bay Plantation. Del Webb Charleston and all of the amenities it offers has become very popular and homes sell quickly! This home overlooked a landscaped common area in the front and a private lagoon with lighted fountain in the back.

Do you like what you see in Del Webb Charleston? Check out more homes for sale in Del Webb Charleston and read more about the the town of Summerville.

Please feel free to contact me if you are interested in buying a home in Summerville. I will be happy to help you learn about the Summerville area and what homes are available, or will soon be coming available.

If you are a home seller and would like to discuss your Summerville Home and what it is worth in our market today, please e-mail me for more information or fill out this form.