The Highlands-Cashiers home sales market is unique. A large majority of the homes are second homes. Situated in the cool North Carolina mountains, within 2 or 3 hours of several major metropolitan cities such as Atlanta, GA, Charlotte, NC, Birmingham, AL, the area is highly attractive as a summer get-away.
Highlands-Cashiers Home Sales
Residential sales in 2019 were up 19% over 2005, the peak year prior to the downturn and 172% over the low point in sales that occurred in 2012. The average sales price increased to $683,665.00 in 2019, up 3% over 2018. The median sales price in 2019 was $500,000.00. The market is continuing to rebound nicely.