January 2021: Home prices in Charleston increased

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The median sale price of a home sold in January 2021 in Charleston rose by $2,500 while total sales decreased by 66.7%, according to BlockShopper.com.

In January 2021, there were four homes sold, with a median sale price of $101,000 - a 2.5% increase over the $98,500 median sale price for the same period of the previous year. There were 12 homes sold in Charleston in January 2020.

The median sales tax in Charleston for the most recent year with available data, 2019, was $2,130, approximately 2.1% of the median home sale price for January 2021.

The following table compares Charleston to other Coles County cities in January 2021:

CityJan. 2021 Home SalesJan. 2020 Home Sales% change (Total Home Sales)Jan. 2021 Median Sales PriceJan. 2020 Median Sales Price% change (Median Sales Price)
Charleston412-66.7%$101,000$98,5002.5%
Oakland20-$90,000$0-
Mattoon151315.4%$80,000$74,0008.1%
Ashmore10-$70,000$0-
Lerna01-100%$0$16,000-100%
Humboldt00-$0$0-

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