Greater Greenville real estate includes the Greenville, Laurens and Pickens Counties, but when most people talk about Greenville, SC they are talking about downtown Greenville, SC. There are a lot of reasons for the interest in the downtown area. A great place to begin understanding downtown Greenville is along the Reedy River. Start exploring at the Liberty Bridge over the river, a 380 ft pedestrian walkway, which won awards for engineering innovation from the 2005 International Bridge Conference. It is overlooking a 60 foot waterfall in the acclaimed Falls Park on the Reedy River in downtown Greenville, SC. (For downtown activities click here). Downtown Greenville real estate for sale is sprouting up all along the river corridor, which is also the Swamp Rabbit Trail. These two good things, the trail and Falls Park are not near the reason things are booming in downtown Greenville real estate, but many of the good things center around these focal points. People want to be near the park/trail and retail, restaurants and homes or condos follow.
Our vibrant downtown won the prestigious 2003 Great American Main Street Award from the National Trust for Historic Preservation. When you see how Greenville is today it's amazing to trace it back across time. See more on the history of Greenville County. Greenville, SC real estate listings run the gambit from converted small mill homes to large luxurious new mansions.
Greenville real estate offers many facets depending on where you want to live and what you want to have quick access to. Downtown Greenville, SC is a fun place to live for retirees and young urban professionals with restaurants, plays, bars, events, outdoor parks and festivals.
The towns around Greenville County have seen the success of downtown Greenville and the resulting increase in real estate prices. These increased prices for real estate and homes helps the Cities increase their tax base therefore giving them incentive to copy downtown Greenville, SC.
When people talk about Greenville real estate they are generally talking about downtown Greenville, SC, but Greenville County real estate transactions have increased along with the increase in downtown sales. The housing market in Greenville has encouraged a great deal of real estate investing. The Greenville real estate market conditions had 41% of all new building permits for the tri-county region of Greenville, Anderson and Spartanburg Counties in 2018 and 29% of those homes were high end. The Greenville real estate for sale currently has an average price of $345,100 from housing data gathered in 2018. When searching for Greenville real estate the months when listings were the highest were March - June with over 1000 new Greenville real estate listings for sale in each of those months.
Greer real estate is on the verge of a boom as well. The city of Greer has started on a street-scape project that looks to generate a lot of commercial interest with small businesses and retail shops opening. Greer real estate is one of the fastest growing areas in the country and the city of Greer is helping with that by building new parks and encouraging development. The newest development is a large hotel chain opening up it's doors right in downtown.
Simpsonville real estate is in southeastern Greenville County is also bustling. the expansion of subdivisions and new businesses in Simpsonville is different from that of Greer because it's almost all new construction. There is lots of land and it's appreciated and being developed rapidly. Where Greer has a quaint small town feel with a cool vibe and a uniqueness that only comes with age. Current real estate near Greenville in Simpsonville feels modern and new.
Other areas of Greenville real estate include Easley located almost directly West of downtown Greenville, on Hwy 123, is a good location for quick access to downtown while having the benefit of being somewhat in the country. Easley real estate is sleepier then Greenville's downtown real estate, but is still growing more rapidly then the rest of the country. Located between Greenville and Clemson University make it a popular spot for those who have business in both locations.
The new area of Powdersville has completely transformed in the past 10 years. Powdersville was only a zip code until recently and a rash of new retail stores and restaurants have made it a booming real estate market. Located between Easely and I-85 it's great connector from parts of Greenville County when you want to go to the lakes or Clemson and don't want to pass through downtown Greenville, SC.
Just North of downtown Greenville, SC is Travelers Rest. Real estate in Travelers Rest has gone from older homes to now new walking friendly options. It originally started as just a rest stop on the way to the Blue Ridge mountains, but have grown into a thriving small town with a very modern take on healthy, food and outdoors. With the advent of the swamp rabbit trail TR has embraced the increased traffic brought from downtown and Furman University and created a healthy vibe in the retail offerings and restaurants. Real estate in TR is just starting to take off and new large scale developments are in the planning stages. The largest farmers market in the state at the Trailblazer park doesn't hurt real estate prices either. Young family want to be here.
Alongside Travelers Rest is Paris Mountain in Greenville County. It is hard to look for homes and real estate on Paris Mountain because there are few subdivisions. One prime neighborhood is the Luxurious Montebello subdivision. Another rare subdivision on the mountain is Rockwold. There is also a very limited supply of homes. We have many friends on the mountain so Contact us for Paris Mountain real estate listings that have not hit the market yet 864-679-0707. The attraction of living on Paris Mountain is the view, of course, and that it is within 10 minutes from downtown Greenville, SC.
There are two parts of Greenville that are HOT right now and they both have "WEST" in their names. One is the West-End, which is the more familiar area and one of the first places that the boom in Greenville started because Falls Park is there. Now West Greenville is just starting to come up and is poised for the boom that the West End currently has because of a combination of the Kroc Center, AJ Whittenburg School and The new Unity Park. All these developments have grown up along the Swamp Rabbit Trail which runs through West Greenville. The village of west Greenville Real estate has already gone through the roof in terms of pricing. If you are searching for Greenville real estate look further along the Swamp Rabbit Trail for now.
All of the areas mentioned above are in the greater Greenville MLS real estate area which includes Laurens, Pickens and Greenville Counties. If you are doing a Greenville real estate search start with our search tool and don't miss our Up to the minute current Greenville real estate Market Reports that you can customize.
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