Aiken County real estate market is ‘hot,’ shows no sign of slowing down | Local News


The Aiken County real estate market is sizzling, as anyone who has paid attention to recent trends knows.

The average sales price of a home is the highest it’s been in the last five years, with the number of units closed also beating the year-to-date data from the past five years.

“(The market’s) hot for Aiken,” said Donna Taylor, a Meybohm Real Estate vice president and associate broker based in Aiken.

According to data that is current as of June 30, Aiken County has seen year-over-year increases in three major areas pertaining to existing residential sales: average price per square foot, number of units closed and average sales price. The 2021 average price per square foot is sitting at $113.47, which is up from $101.35 at the same point in 2020 and a big spike from 2017’s average of $84.55. In that respect, Aiken County is…

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