Overview of Communities in and around Greenville
The information below will give you an overview of communities near Greenville, Simpsonville, Greer,Taylors and Mauldin and what our area has to offer. I specialize in working with relocation buyers and would welcome the opportunity to assist you in pinpointing your new home.
Greenville South Carolina Realty Info
Otherwise known as the Upstate, Greenville is small in population but large in living. With a combined statistical area population of approximately 1.2 million, this city’s lifestyle is as varied as its people. Greenville offers a wide variety of living accommodations from traditional older neighborhoods, historical districts, and suburban areas to urban living in downtown. Search the Greenville MLS to see what is currently available. The Expansion Management magazine states that the Greenville real estate area was recently rated one of the top 25 housing markets in the nation.
The Greenville, South Carolina real estate market is once again leaning towards the real estate buyer. Right now, Greenville has many residential real estate choices to choose from making it sometimes difficult to make a decision. That is why it is so important that Greenville real estate buyers use a realtor. Whether you are relocating or just need a change of pace, your Greenville Realtor Eddy Kicker, can provide you with the most professional services a Greenville buyer could ever want.
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Communities within Greenville, SC
One of the fastest growing communities in the Southeast is the Simpsonville real estate area, located in Greenville County. Because there is a balance between business and industry, Simpsonville has become the hottest real estate market in the county.
Real Estate in Simpsonville is diversified and contains homes from 50 years of age to residential real estate that has never been lived in. The median Simpsonville real estate price range is $181,900. With over 36 neighborhoods to choose from, you will find a wide range of home prices from $125,000 all the way up to 1+ million.
Simpsonville contains many new, and never lived in homes, built by local and custom homebuilders including: Legendary Homes, Crown Communities, Eastwood Homes, and many more. New construction in Simpsonville is something that I specialize in, so be sure to call me for more information before you start looking .
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Communities within Simpsonville, SC
Located in the picturesque foothills in the Upstate region of South Carolina, Greer enjoys a distinguished past, from its days as a hallowed hunting ground for local Cherokees, to its settlement by hardy and adventurous pioneering families in the 1700’s, to the advent of the railroad in the 1800’s. Today, Greer possesses a rare combination of small-town charm with big-city opportunities, attracting a wide variety of businesses and people from across the country and the world.
The area now known as Greer was once part of the “Domain of the Cherokees” prior to the Revolutionary War. In 1777, the area was added to the State of South Carolina. Development toward the birth of the town occurred in 1873 when the Richmond and Danville Air Line Railway (now the CSX Railway) established a line between Atlanta and Charlotte. A station was built on land that belonged to James Manning Greer, and was named Greer’s Station. The first post office was located in the new depot, Greer’s Depot. When the town was incorporated in 1876, it was named Town of Greer’s. One hundred years later, the name was officially changed to the City of Greer without an “s” on the end.
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Communities within Greer, SC
Mauldin has a rich history dating back to the late 1800s. Once a charter town that barely survived the great depression, the city is now a thriving community housing generations of families. The names of its founders can be seen on major roads and intersections throughout the city.
Mauldin’s culturally diverse and close-knit residents are familiar with a quality of life that values tradition, strong families and an endearing sense of community. Mauldin bustles with community life, evident in its annual festivals, top-notch recreational facilities and parks, various religious organizations and public service amenities. For families with children, Mauldin offers top-notch education and healthcare. Its upstate location is also ideal for vacationing and shopping.
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Communities within Mauldin, SC
Taylors is nestled among numerous golf and country clubs, city parks, urban lakes, and three of the most spectacular state parks in the entire Upstate region. Less than five miles away is the 1540-acre Paris Mountain State Park, with hiking and biking trails that pass through old growth hardwood forests. Even grander, but slightly farther away is Caesar's Head State Park. With some 50 miles of hiking trails, one of which leads to the awe-inspiring 420-foot Raven Cliff Falls, this 7500-acre park is considered a "must-see".
The average number of homes for sale in the greater Greenville area is 5,500, with 1000 of those being brand new homes that have never been lived in. In 2006, the average sale price of a home in this area was $182,000.
Communities within Taylors, SC
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