SC REALTORS release November 2021 market reports

December 20, 2021

South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its monthly statewide real estate market reports. Closed sales were up almost five percent compared to the same time last year while pending sales decreased very slightly at 0.2% to 8,566.

New listings were up 3.5% to 9,323, inventory shrank 29% to 13,492 units, and prices again moved higher, up 12.4% to $286,000. The most recent data from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) reports the median single-family existing-home sales price rose 16% in the third quarter of this year to $363,700, with all four regions of the country experiencing double-digit price growth.

Homes also continue to sell at record speed with days on market decreasing 30% to 46 days. There continues to be competition with a dwindling month supply of inventory, which was down 35% to 1.3 months.

In new construction, builder confidence increased in November, surpassing
analyst expectations and rising to 83 on the National Association of Home Builders
(NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI), the highest level since spring,
despite persistent labor and supply chain challenges and a shortage of available

“The holiday season is typically a slow time for Realtors®, but with an improving economy and decreased unemployment we’re staying busy and seeing that the demand is still very strong,” said SCR 2021 President Morris Lyles

Up-to-date and archived reports are available at