According to preliminary data released today by the Charleston Trident Association of Realtors® (CTAR) 1,243 homes sold in November in the region at a median price of $243,000. In November 2015, 1,039 homes sold at a median price of $247,000.
Year-to-date figures show 16,216 homes sold at a median price of $240,000 in our area. Comparing year-to-date figures from 2015, sales volume has increased by 9% and buyers are paying 6.5% more for homes in the region than they did last year, which adds about $15-20,000 to the purchase price in the most active price ranges ($200-350k).
Inventory has remained consistently almost 20% lower than it was throughout 2015. There are 5,119 homes listed as “active” for sale in the Charleston Trident Multiple Listing Service as of November 30. That figure is not expected to vary much over the winter months.