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Charleston…A Living History

Charleston, SC can certainly be called an historic city. From the historic churches to the antebellum homes to the Fort Sumter National Monument, The Tools You Need to Prepare for Charlestonyou will feel immersed in the history of America. Charleston doesn’t only live in the past. It is a modern city that is home to world-class medical facilities and an entrepreneurial spirit that fosters the growth of cutting-edge businesses.

Of course, the low-country landscape and great climate offers plenty to see and do outdoors. With beach and islands galore, you can stay active and spend a good amount taking in the fresh air and enjoying all that nature has to offer.

The Tools You Need to Prepare for Charleston

With the free tools that Ideal-Living offers, you can compare the best communities in the Charleston area to find the one that best suites you. Our website offers an abundance of great information and fun articles on a regular basis.

You have questions, we have answers. Ideal-Living can help you in your search by:

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  • Average Temperatures
    • Winter: 59/45 Spring: 72/59
    • Summer: 86/76 Fall: 73/63
  • Population: 127,999
  • Airport: Charleston International Airport
  • Average Property Tax: 0.50%
  • Sales Tax: 8.5%



There are plenty of options for you, which is great, but it can also seem overwhelming. Buying a second home or a retirement home is a major decision, and we are here to help you with that decision. All of our resources are free,  so sign up for any or all of our publications using the simple form above and we’ll send what you need directly to your doorstep.

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