April 2021: Charleston experienced a 25.2% increase in median home prices

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The median sale price of a home sold in April 2021 in Charleston rose by $78,450 while total sales decreased by 12.9%, according to BlockShopper.com.

In April 2021, there were 195 homes sold, with a median sale price of $389,200 - a 25.2% increase over the $310,750 median sale price for the same period of the previous year. There were 224 homes sold in Charleston in April 2020.

The median sales tax in Charleston for the most recent year with available data, 2019, was $1,635, approximately 0.4% of the median home sale price for April 2021.

The following table compares Charleston to other Charleston County cities with similar median sale prices in April 2021:

CityApr. 2021 Home SalesApr. 2020 Home Sales% change (Total Home Sales)Apr. 2021 Median Sales PriceApr. 2020 Median Sales Price% change (Median Sales Price)
Seabrook Island911-18.2%$439,000$510,000-13.9%
Edisto Island42100%$415,000$677,500-38.7%
James Island1124-54.2%$405,000$303,25033.6%
Ashley Forest110%$405,000$450,000-10%
Laurel Park10-$390,000$0-
Fenwick Hills20-$350,000$0-

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