Golf Communities in Hilton Head

 Hilton Head real estate sales show that many home buyers are interested in the relaxation and activity a golf community offers. So far in 2013, more Hilton Head Golf community homes have sold than ever in history. The trends point to 2013 being on track to be the best year ever in history of golf community home sales in the Hilton Head Island and Bluffton areasSee the chart below, which shows the last ten years; none of the years prior to 2004 were anywhere close to the numbers in 2013.


Hilton Head Golf Community Sets New Record In Sales

2013 is the best year ever for the number of sales for golf communities in Hilton Head. The numbers below show just how dramatic the demand is right now from home buyers in the Hilton Head area. These golf community homes sold numbers sets a new all time record, and paired with the current prices, highlight just how much of an amazing opportunity the current market is for anyone looking to buy Hilton Head golf community homes for sale. In the chart, you can compare the number of homes sold to the comparable median price over the same eight month period for the last ten years in our residential golf communities. Palmetto Dunes and Sea Pines were not included in these numbers because even though they have multiple courses, they are not what we consider to be residential golf communities; they are considered resort golf communities.

Golf Community Homes Sold in First Eight Months of the Last Ten Years


In the first 8 months of 2013, 878 golf community homes were sold. 2012 saw 670 golf community homes sold in the first 8 months. The ALL TIME record was back in 2005 when 845 golf community homes were sold. Folks, this is an exciting trend; as home buyers are making their move and choosing golf community homes in greater numbers than ever seen before!  This record breaking homes sold number will prove to start increasing the prices for Hilton Head golf community real estate in the coming years, making RIGHT NOW the best time to find the perfect golf community home for you, enjoy the current prices, and watch your home value continue grow with demand!

Golf Community Prices For Hilton Head Area

In 2006, Hilton Head area golf community prices peaked at $530,000 and then quickly declined 42% as the market bubble burst  and hit a new low last year at $306,500. Since the lowest point last year; however, prices have increased 6% to $326,000, and continue to show an increasingly strong demand from current home buyers to own homes or villas in golf communities in the Hilton Head area

Private Residential Hilton Head Golf Communities

The following are gated golf communities where no tourists are allowed to play the courses, while home owners have the choice of joining the golf club as part of their home ownership. To learn the specific details to each community and see which might be the best fit for you, simply click the links below: 

Hilton Head Resort Golf Communities


The resort golf communities differ from the residential communities because tourists can play the courses.  One of the biggest benefits of the resort style golf course community is that because people can travel from all over to enjoy the courses, the community also boasts some of the most outstanding resort amenities in the country. Additionally, home owners have the option to rent their property on the short-term rental market. 

Is there a golf community you are especially interested to learn more about? Contact Rick Turner and Associates, our team of expert Hilton Head Realtors will be happy to help you learn more!

Until next time,

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