Real Estate Scorecard Reports Buyer Confidence Skyrockets in Beaufort South Carolina

Island Realty in Beaufort South Carolina

“Best Real Estate Market in Years”

Great news has just been released from Island Realty, one of the top Beaufort SC realtors® according to Real Estate Scorecard. Sales for the spring of 2017 are up a whopping 139% over last year. Could it be because Beaufort continues to rank high on the list of best retirement communities in South Carolina? Likely and more. In 2013, Coastal Living Magazine named Beaufort the Happiest Seaside Town in America, one of the finest accolades for the Sea Islands.

Island Realty is a full-service real estate brokerage serving Beaufort and the surrounding Sea Islands since 1997. Their expertise includes property on Fripp Island, Harbor Island and Beaufort waterfront homes. Why would a buyer or seller choose anyone else? When folks visit Island Realty’s brand new website, they will find it’s easy to search for Beaufort waterfront homes, oceanfront properties, beach condominiums and more.

Island Realty reports that this is the best real estate market Beaufort has seen in almost a decade. In the Spring quarter of 2016, contracts for $4.6 million were executed by buyers compared to $11.1 million in 2017. Actual closings are up 92% over the same period last year according to the Beaufort SC realtors.

In addition to outstanding service, Island Realty’s robust year is proof that people are choosing to buy homes in Beaufort over Charleston. Real Estate Scorecard believed inflation and heavy traffic are to blame. Over the past 5 years, real estate prices in Charleston have gone up as much as 47%. Home prices are the highest Charleston has ever seen. The growing population has unfortunately added to the traffic congestion, a factor relocating…

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