Charleston, SC - House Price Index (HPI)
Charleston Real Estate Market Forecast  (SC)
The House Price Index (HPI) shows changes in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC
single family home prices in
logarithmic scale. The March, 1995 index value equals 100.  Real estate
forecasts, analysis, statistics and appreciation rates are provided below.
Charleston Real Estate Market: Trend Outlook, Analysis & Statistics
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1st Quarter, 2018 Housing Statistics: Charleston, South Carolina


Part 1: HOUSING MARKET FORECAST

12 Month Forecast:        UP
Forecast Accuracy:      84%

LittleBigHomes.com publishes forecasts for the trend in home prices in 380
Metropolitan Statistical Areas. The House Price Trend will be either UP or
DOWN. The forecast for the trend in the Charleston housing market for the 12
months ending with the 1st Quarter of 2019 is UP. The Accuracy of the Trend
Projection for Charleston is 84%. In other words, when tested against historical
data, the forecasting methodology was correct 84% of the time. Accordingly,
LittleBigHomes.com estimates that the probability for rising house prices in
Charleston is 84% during this period. If this Housing Market Forecast is correct,
home prices will be higher in the 1st Quarter of 2019 than they were in the 1st
Quarter of 2018. Check this page each quarter for updates to the Charleston
Real Estate Market Forecast.


3 Year Forecast:            UP
Forecast Accuracy:      78%

The forecast for the trend in the Charleston housing market for the 3 years
ending with the 1st Quarter of 2021 is UP. The Accuracy of the Trend
Prediction for Charleston is 78%. In other words, when tested against historical
data, the forecasting methodology was correct 78% of the time. Accordingly,
LittleBigHomes.com estimates that the probability for rising house prices in
Charleston is 78% during this period. If this Housing Market Forecast is correct,
home values will be higher in the 1st Quarter of 2021 than they were in the 1st
Quarter of 2018. Check this page each quarter for updates to the Charleston
Real Estate Market Forecast.




Part 2: MARKET SUMMARY
1st Quarter, 2018 Housing Data: Charleston, South Carolina


Historical Home Price Appreciation
Last Quarter                                     2.47%
Last Year . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  9.1%
Last 5 Years                                     51%
Last 10 Years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22%
Last 20 Years                                   180%



Annual Home Price Appreciation Rates
1988      4.95%
1989      5.70%
1990      3.14%
1991      5.54%
1992      1.31%
1993      1.82%
1994      -0.09%
1995      2.07%
1996      5.34%
1997      6.22%
1998      9.54%
1999      12.77%
2000      8.90%
2001      6.88%
2002      5.13%
2003      4.80%
2004      12.74%
2005      17.22%
2006      9.61%
2007      0.72%
2008      -5.05%
2009      -8.08%
2010      -3.45%
2011      -3.71%
2012      -0.37%
2013      4.82%
2014      8.56%
2015      9.93%
2016      8.13%
2017      9.44%


Real Estate Appreciation, Rank & Percentile
Last Quarter                              2.47%         Rank: 75 of 381 (80th Percentile)
Last Year  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  9.1%           Rank: 59 of 381 (84th Percentile)
Last 5 Years                              51%            Rank: 50 of 381 (87th Percentile)
Last 10 Years  . . . . . . . . . . . .   22%            Rank: 57 of 381 (85th Percentile)
Last 20 Years                            180%          Rank: 19 of 379 (95th Percentile)


The change in home prices for Charleston-North Charleston, SC are shown
above for five time periods. For example: Charleston appreciated 2.47% in the
Last Quarter. At that rate, the Charleston Real Estate Market was ranked 75th
out of 381 metropolitan Real Estate Markets. Charleston was in the 80th
percentile. So Charleston, SC performed better in the Last Quarter than 80% of
the 381 metropolitan areas covered in LittleBigHomes.com.

























Part 3: MARKET HIGHLIGHTS
1st Quarter, 2018 Housing Statistics: Charleston, South Carolina

The data and analysis on this page pertains to Charleston-North Charleston,
SC, hereinafter referred to as "Charleston". The all time high in the Charleston
Home Price Index was 330.6 in the 1st Quarter, of 2018.  The Home Price Index
indicates that the Charleston Market is up 22% over the last 10 years. Home
prices in the Charleston Real Estate Market have gained 9.07% over the last 12
months. Over the last thirty years, it is up 284%.

The 1st Quarter index value was 7.98 points higher than the 4th Quarter, 2017
index value of 322.66, resulting in a 2.47% rise in the 1st Quarter for the
Charleston Market.

The Charleston Home Price Index has increased for the last 8 consecutive
quarters. The current record holders for consecutive increases in the Home
Price Index are Phoenix, AZ; Houston, TX and Boise City, ID, with increases in
the last 27 consecutive quarters. The current record holders for consecutive
declines in the Home Price Index are Tallahassee, FL; Syracuse, NY; Sioux City,
IA; Shreveport, LA and Peoria, IL, with declines in the last 3 consecutive
quarters.

The highest annual change in the value of houses in the Charleston Real
Estate Market was 42% in the twelve months ended with the 2nd Quarter of
1982. The worst annual change in home values  in the Charleston Market was
-29% in the twelve months ended with the 4th Quarter of 1983.

The highest growth in home values in the Charleston Real Estate Market over a
three year period was 45% in the three years ended with the 4th Quarter of
2006. The worst performance over a three year period in the Charleston Market
was -20% in the three years ended with the 4th Quarter of 1985.

This page provides a long term graph of the Charleston Home Price Index
(above). For information about South Carolina home values, click Real Estate
Market Forecasts in the navigation bar at the top of this page.  You'll see long
term charts and analysis that will provide tremendous insight into the historical
trends of residential property values. Bookmark this page! Then
LittleBigHomes.com's detailed research and statistics about Charleston Home
Prices will be at your fingertips when you need them.

All calculations are based on the quarterly value of the House Price Index for
the Charleston Market. The terms House Price Index and Home Price Index, as
used in this site, refer to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) House
Price Index.

Significant time is required to research quarterly sales price and appraisal data
from mortgage transactions in the Charleston Real Estate Market and hundreds
of other cities. As a result, Home Price data is not available for a number of
months after the end of each quarter.



Part 4: APPRECIATION RATES & RANKINGS
1st Quarter, 2018 Housing Data: Charleston, South Carolina

The trend of Charleston Home Prices relative to 380 other metropolitan areas is
detailed below. Each metropolitan area contains one or more cities. Five
different time periods are reviewed.  Each paragraph identifies the top and
bottom performing markets as well as the average and median performance for
all cities during each time period. The data and analysis on this page pertains
to Charleston-North Charleston, SC, hereinafter referred to as "Charleston".

Last Quarter:
During the 1st Quarter of 2018, Charleston Home Prices had a rank of 75, with
appreciation of 2.47%. The top performing real estate market during the 1st
Quarter was Goldsboro, NC, with a rise of 9.78%. The worst market during that
period was Cumberland, MD, with appreciation of -9.30%.
The median for all cities during the 1st Quarter was 1.15%. The average for all
markets during the quarter was 0.97%.

Last Year:
During the last 12 months, Charleston Home Prices had a rank of 59, with
appreciation during the year of 9.07%. The top performing market during the
last year was Boise City, ID, with an increase of 15.3%. The worst real estate
market during that period was Farmington, NM, with appreciation of -6.0%.
The median for all markets during this period was 5.97%. The average was
5.82%.

Last 5 Years:
Over the 5 years ended with the 1st Quarter of 2018, Charleston Home Prices
ranked 50, with a total appreciation of 51.3%. The top performing real estate
market during the 5 year period was Reno, NV, with a growth in value of 90%.
The worst market during that period was Farmington, NM, with appreciation of
-4%.
The median for all cities during this time period was 20%. The average over the
5 years was 26%.

Last 10 Years:
During the 10 years ended in the 1st Quarter of 2018, Charleston Home Prices
had a rank of 57, with appreciation during the decade of 22%. The top
performing market during the period was Denver, CO, with a rise of 69%. The
worst real estate market during the 10 year time period was Atlantic City, NJ,
with appreciation of -26%.
The median for all markets during the last 10 years was 8%. The average for
the cities over that time frame was 9%.

Last 20 Years:
During the 20 years ended in the 1st Quarter of 2018, Charleston Home Prices
had a rank of 19, with total growth over the 20 year period of 180%. The top
performing real estate market during the period was San Francisco, CA, with an
increase of 282%. The worst market during the last 20 years was Rockford, IL,
with appreciation of 18%.
The median for all cities during the last 20 years was 79%. The average for the
markets over that time frame was 88%.

Historical research data on the Home Price Index for the Charleston Real Estate
Market is available back to the 3rd Quarter, of 1980. All calculations are based
on the quarterly value of the House Price Index for Charleston. Real estate
appreciation figures represent total net increase or decrease over each time
period. (Unless specifically stated, the figures do not represent annual or
quarterly rates of change.)



Data Source for Commentary & Charts: Federal Housing Finance Agency
Updated Wednesday, June 13, 2018.
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