Read this before buying a home in Columbia, SC

Downtown Columbia | photo by COLAtoday team

How much does it cost to set down roots in Columbia, SC?

We’d be lying if we said you couldn’t find some serious Zillow + Redfin searches stored away somewhere within our computer cookies — so break out those calculators, Soda Citizens. We’re data digging today on local home buying + rental prices.

Data snapshot of Columbia

Great, but how far would my money go in other SC cities? According to Best Places 2022 Compare Cities Overview:

Sold on living in ColumbiaSCWe can’t blame ya. Check out three homes for sale right now around town between $200,000-$275,000:

🏡 $222,000 — 4108 Booxwood Dr. This 3 BR/ 2 BA, 1,404 sqft single family home was recently renovated and has hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances, a porch, and a fenced-in yard.

🏡 $249,000 — 1514 King St. This 3 BR/ 2 BA, 1,419 sqft home is located in Melrose Heights, has been updated, and still showcases the charm of an older home.

🏡 $269,900 — 206 Summerlea Dr. This 3 BR/ 2 BA, 1,788 sqft brick home sits on a half-acre lot and will soon be within walking distance of Peak Drift Brewing.

Oh, and for the price of a home in Cola, you get to enjoy Soda City, great art culture, and our beautiful rivers. Did we mention, you’re only about a two-hour drive from the mountains or beachThat’s a bargain, right? But seriously, we’d love for anyone looking to settle down to call the Capital City home alongside us. 💙