This fast growing region is also home to many developments designed for active adults 55+ (see link at top right). There are also homes in nice neighborhoods available for purchase. Mt. Pleasant is an adjacent town (nearer the coast) with many attractive developments.
There is a good selection of nice homes in the $100's. Homes over $1million are available as well. According to City-Data the average home was just under $160,000 in late 2012. The National Association of Realtors reported the median selling price in the Charleston Metro was about $203,000 in early 2013.