So you’ve been thinking about moving…we’re not at all surprised to hear Charleston is on your mind as a potential option. Ranked as the best city in America by Travel + Leisure for NINE YEARS in a row, there is clearly something that people are generally drawn to with this Southern treasure. Here are just a few reasons you should consider moving to Charleston, South Carolina!


Beautiful Weather

Charleston’s southeastern location means it remains a subtropical climate with hot summers and mild winters. Snow is not completely unheard of, but it is pretty much a non-issue in this Southern city! If sunshine and palmetto trees are on your checklist, Charleston fits the bill. 


Southern Hospitality

Kindness is a given in this city. If you’re the type of person who likes to chat with retail workers while shopping, say hello to your neighbor while passing, or overall engage with people in a friendly and outgoing manner, you are sure to find Southern hospitality in Charleston! In fact, Charleston has been ranked as one of the friendliest cities in the United States. 


The Hospitality Sector

Speaking of hospitality, there are a ton of opportunities in the hospitality industry and tourism sector if this is something you are interested in! Charleston has a huge tourist season and consistently has opportunities to work in hospitality whether this is restaurants, bars, travel, tourism, lodging or recreation.


Shopping and Foodie Heaven

Perhaps if you don’t like to work in the hospitality sector, you still like to engage in it, in which case, Charleston still has your back! The shopping and food scene is huge and many visitors consider King Street shopping and taking a trip through The Market a must-do while visiting. There is no end to restaurants you can try while in Charleston and they are sure to please even the toughest of food critics. 


Beaches Galore

Most who look at Charleston as a place to visit are fans of the beach, and Charleston has many to choose from! Whether you’re looking at Folly Beach for it’s fun laid back, family-friendly feel, Sullivan’s for its stunning scenery, Isle of Palms for its miles of oceanfront fun, or more exclusive Kiawah Island or Seabrook Island there are so many to choose from that are sure to fill your need for waves and sand in between your toes. 


Overall, Charleston is a hit amongst many for good reason! If you’re considering moving to Charleston please don’t hesitate to look through our currently available properties here or reach out to CREC Property Management with any questions via email at [email protected] or via phone at (843) 574-9100.