June is here and it sure feels like it (maybe more like August).  Spoleto is in full swing and the US Women’s Golf Open is at the Country Club of Charleston.  Here is your June calendar of events for the Charleston area:

30-2: US Women’s Golf Open, Country Club of Charleston

1-9: Spoleto and Piccolo Spoleto, Spoletousa.org

1: Lowcountry Splash, Charleston Harbor

1: Rotary Club Charity Duck Race, Lake at Smythe Park Daniel Island

2: Lowcountry Bayou Food Festival at James Island County Park

11: Tim McGraw, Gaillard

12: Billy Ray Cyrus, Honky Tonk Saloon

15: Shaggin’ on the Cooper, Mt Pleasant Pier

16: Motors at the Monkey, Ghost Monkey Brewery

18: Bruce Hornsby, Chas Music Hall

19: Art of Jazz, Gibbes Museum

20: John Crist, North Chas PAC

22: 9th Annual Swing for the Cure Golf Tournament, Patriots Point

21-23: Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music and Movement Festival

22-25: Charleston Carifest

27: Wynonna Judd, Chas Music Hall

28: Reggae Nights, James Island County Park

27-29: voices of Fashion

29: Frankie Valli and the 4 Seasons, Gaillard

The Charleston real estate market continues to do quite well. Year to date, 2019 is down about 4.3% in number of transactions from 2018.  But the fall of 2018 was a bit slow, so we expect 2019 to catch up.  2019 is up 3.7% YTD over 2018 in terms of median sales price.  Median sales price is now at $275k.  The median sales price in Mt Pleasant South of the IOP connector is up 7.7% YTD over 2018.  Median sales price so far there this year has been $505k.The 2 major Summerville areas are up about 10% YTD in terms of median sales price over 2018.  Johns Island is up 8.2% YTD in terms of median sales price over 2018.  Median sales price there has been about $328k so far in 2019. Redfin says that Charleston is the 3rd most affordable city in the US in terms of raising a baby.  Charleston ranked #20 in terms of happiness out of 180 US cities investigated according to WalletHub.

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