Charleston is our business. We have to know the trends and the best up and coming neighborhood to help our clients find the home of their dreams. By working and playing in Charleston, we can help you find the best fit and we’ll show you the real Charleston that tourist maps and other realtors glaze over.

The job and population boom happening here is adding to the real estate market, and major growth is expected in housing demand, as well as inventory to meet that demand. It is estimated that 43 people are moving to Charleston every day! If you’re one of those 43 people or a resident looking to move, check out our summaries of the top Charleston neighborhoods!

Top Charleston Neighborhoods

Downtown Charleston – Get close to the historic and booming cultural scene with a home in Downtown. Walking and enjoying almost every bit of Charleston is easy with a prime central location.

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West Ashley – West Ashley is one of the prime areas for young professionals and families, and growth is guaranteed with the huge developments being built right now! West Ashley has it’s own downtown area in Avondale, and a selection of great restaurants and more shopping ability (grocery stores, retail chains, and local stores) for residents.

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Johns Island – Families and first time home buyers have a chance to get a little more bang for their buck on Johns Island. Larger lots for new construction, new communities with green space, and a burgeoning scene keep people coming. Johns Island is also centrally located, closer to the beach, and about 15 minutes away from Downtown, West Ashley, and more.


Angel Oak In John's Island, SC

Angel Oak Johns Island SC horz” by Galen Parks Smith – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.

Mount Pleasant – The Mt. Pleasant is also one of the fastest growing cities in the US. According to the Census Bureau, Mount Pleasant was the nation’s ninth-fastest-growing large city in 2013. Families and first time home buyers can find comfort in the charming historic neighborhoods close to restaurants, shopping, and close to Downtown!

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Daniel Island – Daniel Island is a private, luxury “Island Town” perfect for families looking for a community away from the noise of Downtown and more private than Mount Pleasant. Daniel Island features award winning golf courses and planned communities.

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North Charleston/Park Circle – Park Circle is one of our favorite locations in Charleston. The historic area is growing with new mixed-use developments and businesses moving into the area to meet the demands of the locals. The job boom in North Charleston is directly impacting Park Circle’s growth.

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James Island – An older, more developed neighborhood is found in James Island. Find hidden gems for all types of buyers close to Downtown and Folly Beach.

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Live At The Beach

For people wanting to get closer to Charleston’s amazing beaches, there are also real estate opportunities available! Families, second homes, and retirees can find their best fit at the beach!

  • Sullivan’s Island
  • Isle of Palms
  • Kiawah/Seabrook
  • Folly Beach

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Ready To Start Your Search?

Get in touch with the Charleston experts at the Block. We can help you sort through the diverse Charleston neighborhoods and find your best fit in your new town. We will show you the real Charleston and make sure you know what neighborhoods and styles are perfect for you. Get in touch with us online or call us now at (843)884-1622.

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