OLDE SOUTH REALTY
MONEY MAGAZINE NAMES NORTH AUGUSTA,SC AND EVANS GEORGIA IN THE TOP 25 AFFORDABLE LIVING IN THE COUNTRY
25 best places for affordable homes # 7 NORTH AUGUSTA, SC
Want to retire near the water, but without paying premium prices for a home? Residents who buy real Estate in these towns see their incomes go the furthest.
If the thought of freezing winters gives you the chills, head for North Augusta, where winter temperatures hover at a relatively balmy 40°F, and summers are warm but not scorching. Residents stay healthy by jogging along the Savannah River. Horse-lovers can take in barrel racing and other equestrian competitions at the Hippodrome event complex.
Spacious three-bedroom homes along the riverfront cost around $450,000; comparable condos cost about $295,000. Many developments feature shared boat docks, though some homes have their own. For a weekend outing, drive half an hour to Strom Thurmond Lake for camping, hunting, fishing, and picnicking.
25 best places for affordable homes # 9 EVANS, GA
Want to retire near the water, but without paying premium prices for a home? Residents who buy real estate in these towns see their incomes go the furthest.
Hit the links at one of Evans' half-dozen public and private golf courses; or, to get a glimpse of today's truly great golfers, head to nearby Augusta, home of the prestigious Masters Tournament.
Like its neighbor North Augusta, Evans sits on the Savannah River, where locals can canoe, kayak, or sail. Riverside homes in Evans sell for around $600,000 and up; a smaller home further from the water might cost about $200,000.