Rent to Own Homes in Charleston, SC

Charleston is located on South Carolinas Atlantic coast, on the Charleston Harbor. The second largest and oldest city in the state, it's also South Carolina's fastest-growing city, with a population close to 700,000. The city is known for its historical significance, well-kept architecture, and popular eateries. And, it has good manners. The city was recognized as Americas Most Friendly City and the Most Polite and Hospitable City in America, in 2011 and 2013, respectively.

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2 Beds, 2 Baths

Charleston, SC 29403

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Charleston, SC 29403

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1 Bed, 1 Bath

Charleston, SC 29401

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4 Beds, 2 Baths

Charleston, SC 29414

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3 Beds, 2 Baths

Charleston, SC 29414

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3 Beds, 2 Baths

Charleston, SC 29414

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Charleston, SC 29414

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Charleston, SC 29414

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Charleston, SC 29414

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Housing Statistics

With a rich history behind it and recognized as a friendly place to live, the median price of a house for sale is $197,500. There are a little over 1,500 homes for sale, with the average listing price of a house coming in at $550,000. The average home for rent will cost about $900 per month. The percentage of homes owned is 47, while 44% of people rent their home and 8% of homes are vacant. The majority of homes are single-family and multifamily homes, with a number of rent to own houses, vacation homes, and beachfront homes, as well.

Local Events and Festivals

Charleston hosts a 17-day art festival each year called the Spoleto Festival USA. The internationally recognized festival draws artists from many different disciplines to the coastal city. The smaller Piccolo Spoleto Festival happens at the same time, with an emphasis on live performances. The Charleston Food and Wine Festival, the Lowcountry Oyster Festival, and the Taste of Charleston spotlight the city's local cuisine, while the Charleston Marathon and the Cooper River Bridge Run give locals a chance to burn off the calories.

Transportation and Commutes

Most of the transportation in the city is provided by I-26 and Highways 17, 52, and 78. The South Carolina Port Authority is another main source of transportation for travel throughout the region and for travel to vacation spots like Bermuda. The second-largest expansion bridge, the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, connects Charleston with Mount Pleasant and has eight lanes, along with lanes for bicyclists and pedestrians.

Neighborhoods

The Bristol: The average cost of homes in this area is $750,000. Most of the area offers luxurious condominiums. This is an upscale neighborhood surrounded by beautiful homes, restaurants, art centers, and the waterfront, which has amazing views of the water; and it's close to the downtown area.

Daniel Island Park: This neighborhood has many historic homes, newly designed homes, a golf course, beautiful landscaped communities, and a spectacular view of the waterfront. Overall, an upscale neighborhood, but there are suburban areas for the middle-income family.

Downtown: Close to the Charleston Harbor, the downtown are has easy access to the citys historic culture and tradition. The homes range from row houses to vacation homes to historic buildings with a touch of French architecture.

Folly Beach: A laid-back community of ardent beach goers. There is a range of all sorts of people and interests from hippies to business people. Although the area has a lot of beach houses or bungalows, the prices have increased quite a bit during recent years.

Rainbow Row: What used to be the commerce district is now a beautiful residential community, known locally for its colorful houses.