Home Sales in Bluffton SC Hit Best Year Record
Homes sold numbers for the Bluffton SC area are going crazy right now! In the first seven months of 2013 378 homes in the Bluffton area have sold at a median price of $184,000. The 378 homes sold is a new record for any January through July period in the history of Multiple Listing Service reported data recording. What does this mean for you? THAT NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY BLUFFTON SC REAL ESTATE. Our local Hilton Head area real estate market (which Bluffton is a part of) is showing all signs that we are in the begining of a steady, well grounded upswing. Prices and rates are currently still low when you go to buy your dream home.
Number of Home Sales in the First Seven Months
For your illumination, I've created a chart comparing the number of home sales each year from 2004 through 2013.It is easy to see just how impressive the Bluffton SC real estate market is right now:
What Part Of The Hilton Head Area Is Considered Bluffton SC
Located on the mainland, Bluffton is just across the bridge from Hilton Head Island and features a blend of historic charm and modern convenience. Bluffton is one of the oldest towns in South Carolina, and features the distinguished May River that meanders conveniently to the unspoiled, pristine Intracoastal Waterway, and offers the perfect location to own Bluffton SC homes with boat docks. When searching for the perfect Bluffton area home, Bluffton is the area designated in the MLS as "Bluffton-off-plantion" and includes all the "non-plantation" neighborhoods from the Hilton Head Island bridges out to Sun City.
Bluffton SC Home Prices Through The Years
Take a look at home prices for Bluffton area sales over the first seven months of 2004 through 2013:
As you can see, Bluffton home prices are climbing back up from the lowest point in 2012, with prices in 2013 up a dramatic 21% from last year, but still 22% below the peak values set in 2007. All indications are prices will steadily climb over the next several years. The dramatic 21% appreciation so far this year is expected to moderate back to a steady 5 - 8% climb over the next several years.
Best Year For Bluffton SC Homes For Sale
Have you heard people lament about "getting in on the ground floor" of a company? Investing in stock before it "took off"? Well, NOW is that time for Hilton Head real estate. No matter who you team with for your real estate representation, please don't delay in your home buying goals. Start your Bluffton SC Home Search now and contact Rick Turner and Associates to reach the expert Bluffton Real Estate Team.
Until next time,
Rick Turner has been one of the top Realtors in the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort area for over 30 years. He loves being involved in community activities and spending time with his lovely wife. In his free time his wife and he thoroughly relish spending time with their children and grandchildren.
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