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Find Your Home in Upstate SC

Whether you’re in the market to rent a cool space, buy your first home or build your forever home, you’ll find options to fit your style and price range in Upstate South Carolina.

Here, you can find everything from a cottage-style home steps from a state park to an historic bungalow that’s walkable to charming restaurants, parks and playgrounds. For high-end, stunning homes away from the grind, look no further than The Cliffs, which offers six communities in the Upstate—three in the mountains near Greenville and three on sparkling Lake Keowee. If being in the action is more your style, try a chic loft-style apartment in the heart of downtown.

Beyond charm, convenience and variety, you’ll find affordability in Upstate SC’s housing market. With a median home cost of $176,800, Greenville ranks No. 20 on Business Insider’s list of Best Places to Live Where the Average Home Cost is Below $250,000. And, affordable options abound throughout the Upstate, with Anderson and Spartanburg offering homes with median costs of $143,700 and $110,900, respectively. Meanwhile, Simpsonville and Lyman rank among the top 20 Best Places to Buy a House in South Carolina, according to Niche.com. Explore your options below.

Facts + Figures

25%

LOWER HOUSING COST THAN THE NATIONAL AVERAGE

$176,800

MEDIAN HOME VALUE

(Greenville)

6,747

NEW BUILDING PERMITS 2017

Residential Building Permit Trend Report

1,009

NEW "HIGH-END" BUILDING PERMITS IN 2017

Residential Building Permit Trend Report
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Rent an Apartment
in Upstate SC

From luxury high-rises to renovated lofts, Upstate South Carolina has available apartments to fit your style and needs. Recent graduates, couples and retirees will enjoy on-site gyms, pools, laundry and other amenities, without the hassle of caring for a big house or lawn. New developments like Link West End and The Mills offer modern kitchen appliances and perks like a yoga mezzanine and an indoor dog park and spa. The Drayton Mills Loft Apartments in Spartanburg and the Lofts of Greenville blend modern and historic with chic interiors inside refurbished textile mills, while apartments in the Clemson area like offer direct access to the sparkling Lake Keowee and Clemson University sports, entertainments and amenities. Explore some of our current listings below.

Buy a House in Upstate SC

In Upstate South Carolina, you’ll find a wide range of homes for sale, whether you’re looking for a quaint bungalow, a modern ranch or a sprawling single-family estate. Buying a home is an exciting milestone, and a big decision regardless of how familiar you are with the process. Here are a few resources to help you make the best choice for yourself, you family and your finances.

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Resources for Relocating

Are you relocating to Upstate South Carolina for a job, but don’t know where to buy or rent? Maybe your current home hasn’t sold yet and you need temporary housing? Typically, you can work through a local real estate agent or your company’s human resources department to find a company that specializes in corporate relocation. You can also browse our Communities page to find the best neighborhood for your family to live. In the meantime, whether you’re moving from across the state or across the world, here are a few resources to get you started.

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