Housing Information

Columbia's real estate market offers a wide range of prices for places you can be proud to call home. Everything from apartments and condos on the 18th hole, to farmland and traditional family neighborhoods are available to fit your lifestyle and budget.

Constant growth, due to a diversified economy, makes residential property a sound and economical investment in Columbia. Money Magazine reported "the price of an average home puts Columbia in the most affordable 15% of all cities, and the cost of living places it in the best 20%." The ACCRA Cost of Living Index indicates housing costs in Columbia to be 5-6% below the national average.

With the area's consistent lower cost of living, it takes less income to maintain a comfortable lifestyle compared to other areas of the country. Columbia existing home median price is $149,000 while the nationwide median price is $173,000. In 2010, the Cost of Living in Columbia was 91.7%, well below the national average.

For more information about housing in Columbia, please contact the Columbia Chamber of Commerce or the Columbia Board of Realtors.


These realtors are pleased to help you find your next home in Columbia:


**If you are a realtor or real estate agent and would like to be listed on this page, please contact Jolyn Sattizahn at the Columbia Chamber of Commerce by calling (573) 874-1132.

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