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Mauldin Named Healthiest Housing Market in SC

By August 9, 2019 No Comments

A recent study ranked the healthiest housing markets in South Carolina, with Mauldin leading the list. New York financial technology company SmartAsset ranked cities in the U.S. by the number of days their homes spend on the market, collecting the data and comparing each city. The top ten locations from the statewide rankings are listed in the table below:

 

Rank

City

Average Years Living in Home

Avg. Homes with Negative Equity

Homes Decreasing in Value

Avg. Days on Market

Home Costs as % of Income

Ease of Sale Index

1

Mauldin

12.6

6.4%

1.3%

37.0

18.7%

93.53

2

Oak Grove

15.6

8.1%

19.6%

53.1

20.2%

90.29

3

Cayce

14.6

10.2%

27.5%

57.3

20.1%

89.42

4

North Charleston

10.3

10.6%

0.0%

69.9

23.1%

86.88

5

Rock Hill

11.0

5.9%

10.9%

80.7

20.7%

84.70

6

Hanahan

11.4

9.5%

8.3%

101.1

20.5%

80.57

7

Goose Creek

11.2

8.4%

6.8%

126.6

20.4%

75.40

8

Tega Cay

11.3

0.0%

5.7%

129.9

17.0%

74.75

9

Forest Acres

14.6

10.5%

27.8%

136.6

19.8%

73.38

10

Mount Pleasant

10.6

6.3%

22.1%

141.5

21.4%

72.40

 

The rankings are part of SmartAsset’s comprehensive study on the healthiest housing markets in the country. An interactive map of the healthiest housing markets and more details regarding the study and methodology can be found at https://smartasset.com/mortgage/mortgage-calculator#southcarolina