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South Carolina

Current South Carolina Mortgage Rates

Compare mortgage rates and closing costs for leading lenders in South Carolina. Review free, personalized mortgage rates for South Carolina based on your specifc loan amount, program and other factors. Easily compare APRs, fees and monthly payments to find the lender offering the best mortgage terms.

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Mortgage Rates for South Carolina as of August 18, 2019
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How Do Today's South Carolina Mortgage Rates Compare?

August 18, 2019

The current average rate for a 30 year fixed rate mortgage in South Carolina is A.AAA%, the rate for a 15 year fixed rate mortgage is B.BBB% and the rate for a 5/1 adjustable rate mortgage (ARM) is C.CCC%

Mortgage Program
Today's
South Carolina Rates
National
Average
Comparison
30 Year Fixed Rate
A.AAA%
3.600%
15 Year Fixed Rate
B.BBB%
3.050%
5/1 Adjustable Rate Mortgage
C.CCC%
3.360%

How Affordable is Housing in South Carolina?

The median home value for South Carolina is $186,561

The median household income for South Carolina is $50,912

Based on current mortgage rates and a 10% down payment, the income required to buy the median priced home in South Carolina is $34,613

The home price you can afford to by based on household income in South Carolina is 147% of the median home value which means housing prices are average. South Carolina ranks 24 out of 50 states for housing affordability.

According to the FREEandCLEAR Housing Affordability Index, the real estate market in South Carolina is average

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Sources

US Census Bureau American Community Survey: https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs

FHFA House Price Index: https://www.fhfa.gov/DataTools/Downloads/Pages/House-Price-Index-Datasets.aspx#qat

Income Growth: https://www.bls.gov

National Average Rates: http://www.freddiemac.com/pmms/

FREEandCLEAR Housing Affordability Index