Calabash Homes & Real Estate

Discover up-to-date Calabash homes for sale below! Quite the small fishing village, Calabash, North Carolina is a smaller community located in Brunswick County. It is home to under 1800 people but has grown significantly in the last 10 years due to tourism and new development. It spans less than four-square miles, provides exceptional access to local amenities, and offers a competitive real estate market. For those who wish to buy a home in the Myrtle Beach Metro area, near the water and the amenities of the region, there are a few key reasons to select Calabash, North Carolina. Learn more information about Calabash, NC properties for sale or schedule a private showing by contacting your Brunswick County real estate professionals today.

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Calabash Real Estate Market

When considering real estate markets to purchase a home in the Myrtle Beach Metro area, affordability can be a key factor. That is something Calabash has to offer. The community has a median sale price of $146,750 as of April of 2019. That is significantly lower than other areas in the region, but it is also a value that is changing quickly. In the last year, home prices have fallen here, by about four percent. However, experts believe rates will grow over the coming years. The average price per square foot in Calabash is $105. By comparison, the Myrtle Beach area’s average price per square foot is $140.

Those who are thinking about buying a home in Calabash will find it can be competitive in price with renting a home here. The median rent per month is $1250. That may be about as much as some home buyers pay for a mortgage each month. Due to the affordability here, buying may be easier for some people.

The key to the real estate market in Calabash, though, is that there is limited inventory. The area is small and new development is occurring at a slower rate. As of April, there are 47 homes listed for sale in the area. From the period of December through March, about 40 homes sold. That shows that inventory is tight for those looking to buy. This can create better conditions for sellers interested in entering the market now as well.

There are home builders working to help meet the needs of those who wish to build a home here. Several home builders are available including Beazer Homes Spring Mill Plantation, Empire Builders, and Carolina Accent Homes.

Calabash Community Amenities

Located about 25 miles from Myrtle Beach and about 50 miles from Wilmington, Calabash is in the middle of it all. The city is small and known as the Seafood Capital of the World because of the Calabash-Style seafood restaurants in the area. The city hosts various events throughout the year for residents, including an Easter Celebration, 4th of July event, and other festivals through the summer. It is a tourism-centric area with several restaurants and mini-golf courses in the area.

Calabash Neighborhood Highlights

  • The Calabash Seafood is a unique flavoring style to food in the area, making the area the “Seafood Capital of the World.”
  • There are small shops and locations in the city including small retail shops, ice cream parlors, and mini golf courses.
  • Charter fishing boats are available for those who wish to tour the Calabash River that’s nearby.
  • The area has long been a fishing village, with shrimp boat that would dock in the city with freshly caught shrimp each day.
  • Those living here can also do deep sea fishing.

Calabash School Information

Residents with children living in Calabash will mostly attend schools within the Brunswick County School District. There are some public and private schools nearby, but there are not any schools located in the city itself.

As a small town and unique neighborhood, Calabash is a community where everyone knows each other. Though the home market has limited homes for sale, it offers some of the area’s most competitive home prices. It also offers a wide range of amenities especially for those who enjoy fishing and outdoor recreation in general. It is also only about 25 minutes from Myrtle Beach and all of its amenities.

Calabash Real Estate Agents

Looking to buy or sell a home in Calabash? Let our Brunswick County real estate specialists help you with the purchase of your next Calabash property or expertly negotiate the sale of your current house. As local real estate agents, we're experts on the inner workings of the Calabash real estate market. We'll get started on your new home search today!

Contact CRG Companies to learn more about representation for buyers and sellers. Planning to sell your Calabash property soon? Check out our Free Home Evaluation page, where you can discover the true value of your Calabash real estate today!

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