Short Sale Listings in Charleston, WV

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View this home at Odell Ave Charleston WV 25302
Odell Ave
Charleston, WV 25302
AUCTION: 04-25-2024
View this home at Pence St South Charleston WV 25303
$129,346 EMV
Pence St
South Charleston, WV 25303
EST. RENT: $1,100
AUCTION: 04-30-2024
View this home at Rosemont Ave South Charleston WV 25303
Rosemont Ave
South Charleston, WV 25303
AUCTION: 05-21-2024
View this home at Southern Woods Dr South Charleston WV 25309
$461,115 EMV
Southern Woods Dr
South Charleston, WV 25309
EST. RENT: $2,000
AUCTION: 05-21-2024
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Home Value Estimator For Charleston, WV

There are currently 36,043 real estate properties in Charleston, WV, with a median automated valuation model (AVM) price of $129,852.00. What is an AVM? It is a smart computer program that analyzes and predicts the approximate value of a home, property or land in Charleston, WV, based on current market trends, comparable real estate sales nearby, historical data and, of course, property features, among other variables. These automated home estimates are often very helpful, providing buyers and sellers with a better idea of a home’s value ahead of the negotiation process. For example, the average home price in Charleston, WV, is $170,353.00, with the most expensive house in Charleston, WV, topping out at $6,822,783.00 and the cheapest home in Charleston, WV, clocking in at $11,020.00. In other words, there’s something for every potential homebuyer or savvy investor in Charleston, WV!

Rent Prices In Charleston, WV

With the expiration of certain local, state and federal housing-related restrictions and mandated programs, the rental market in Charleston, WV, is on a rollercoaster ride. The average rent price in Charleston, WV, is $1,006.00. Indeed, when looking to rent in Charleston, WV, you can expect to pay as little as $480.00 or as much as $2,520.00, with the average rent median estimated to be $930.00. The good news is that finding an affordable and desirable property to rent in Charleston, WV -- whether it’s apartments, townhomes, condominiums or single-family homes -- is made easier with knowledge of the local market and, of course, a little patience.

Top Reasons To Live In Charleston, WV In 2024

Charleston is located in Kanawha, West Virginia, with an estimated municipal population of 46,536 residents. All of the best foreclosed homes for sale in Charleston are located in the following zip code areas on 25305 25304 25303 25302 25301 25311 25312 25314 25317 25321 25322 25323 25324 25325 25326 25327 25328 25329 25330 25331 25332 25333 25334 25335 25336 25337 25338 25339 25350 25364 25375 25387 25392 25396. The estimated population per square kilometer (.62 miles) in Charleston is 570.

Cost Of Living In Charleston, WV

So, about how much do homes cost in Charleston? The most recent median value of resident-owned homes in Charleston is 141,361. An estimated 56.6 percent of households in Charleston own their homes, with an average family size of 2.78. The median household income in Charleston is 43,344, with20.9 percentage of households earning at least $100,000 annually. For working parents and professionals who are searching for cheap homes in Charleston, the median commute time of resident workers (in minutes) is 17.5. And last, but certainly not least, are you looking for homes to rent in Charleston? If so, the average rent price paid by renters in Charleston is 735, according to recent statistics.

Diversity And Demographics In Charleston, West Virginia

Where a home is located is almost just as important as the home itself. Whether you are a first-time homebuyer or are relocating to Charleston, it is essential to take a deep dive into your potential future neighborhood. Homeownership is often a long-term relationship; therefore, be sure to do your due diligence to ensure that you make the best long-term decision.

The median age of residents in Charleston is 42, split between 48.5 percent male versus 51.5 female. The percentage of residents who report being married in Charleston is 39, with an average family size of 2.78.

The percentage of residents who report their race in Charleston is as follows:

White 77.9%
Black / African American 15.7%
Asian 2.1%
American Indian / Alaskan Native 0.3%
Native Hawaiian / Other Pacifc Islander 0%
Multi-racial 3.7%
Other 0.2%

Looking for family-friendly neighborhoods in and/or near Charleston? Or maybe you are searching for 55+ active adult communities in and/or near Charleston?

The percentage of residents who report their age in Charleston is as follows:

Under 10 10.9%
Aged 10-19 10.3%
20s 12.7%
30s 13.2%
40s 12.2%
50s 13.3%
60s 14.6%
70s 7.6%
80+ 5.2%

Best Schools In Charleston, West Virginia

It was a rollercoaster ride for academics in 2020, with school districts throughout the nation transferring their classes online because of the global pandemic. Numerous school districts will continue online courses, while others will welcome students back to campus. Regardless, homebuyers are shopping for homes in Charleston with dedicated in-home learning spaces, as well as for homes located within the best school systems for in-person instruction in Charleston.

Pros And Cons Of Living In Charleston, West Virginia

How do you know that living in -- or moving to -- Charleston is right where you need to be? Perhaps you grew up in Charleston or already live nearby; therefore, the decision to buy a home in Charleston is a no-brainer. For others, however, it may not be such a straightforward or simple decision. Whether you are relocating to Charleston for work or just looking for a fresh start, getting a read on a neighborhood from afar (online) can be tricky... and exhausting.

Here are some questions to ask yourself when shopping for foreclosed homes for sale in Charleston:

  • What type of neighborhood environment (suburban, urban, rural, etc.) do you prefer?
  • What types of shopping (mom and pop, mall, big box), restaurants (fast food, chain, local) and businesses (small, big, mixed) would you like nearby?
  • What leisure-time activities (golf, biking, hiking, etc.) do you enjoy?
  • What type of commute (car, plane, home office) do you seek?

In short, it always helps to create a “Pros vs. Cons” list of what you need in a home and/or neighborhood like Charleston.

Reasons To Move To Charleston, West Virginia, In 2024

Prospective homebuyers are clearly taking advantage of the low interest rates and numerous government assistance programs. These low interest rates mean homebuyers in Charleston can now afford much more house for the same monthly payment (if interest rates were higher). Motivated and opportunistic sellers in Charleston, meanwhile, can field multiple offers from more qualified buyers.

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