North Myrtle Beach maintains spot with second most expensive homes in SC

sjones@thesunnews.comNovember 14, 2013 

North Myrtle Beach

A popular landmark in the Ocean Drive section of North Myrtle Beach is the water tower with the shaggers painted on it, seen here from McLean Park at dusk.

CHARLES SLATE — cslate@thesunnews.com Buy Photo

— North Myrtle Beach has maintained its place as the second most expensive place in South Carolina to buy a four bedroom, two bath home, based on listings on coldwellbanker.com, according to the company’s 2013 Home Listing Report.

The report showed the average list price for four bedroom, two bath homes in North Myrtle Beach was $372,895, second in the state only to Mount Pleasant’s average list price of $382,664.

By contrast, Conway had the third-lowest average list price of the 33 markets surveyed in South Carolina. The average price for three bedroom, two bath homes in the Conway area was $170,016; Hartsville had the lowest average in the state of $153,822.

The Murrells Inlet market had the second highest priced homes in the coldwellbanker.com listing of Grand Strand markets, coming in at $244,517. Myrtle Beach’s average list price of $223,978 made it the 11th most expensive market among those surveyed in South Carolina.

Nationwide, Malibu, Calif., led the list of most expensive markets, with an average listing of $2,155,900 for a four bedroom, two bath home. Cleveland, Ohio, had the lowest average listing nationally at $63,729.

Contact STEVE JONES at 444-1765.

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