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New Homes in Columbia, South Carolina

The secret is out about this gem of a southern city. The fastest growing region in South Carolina, the Columbia area is a wonderful place for people of all ages to call home. Notably, CNN's Money Magazine named it as one of the top 25 places to retire because of its vibrant walkable downtown and great amenities. It was also named one of the best "outside" towns for the plethora of outdoor activities it boasts. Located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Columbia sees the crossing of three rivers. The Congaree River is gorgeous and you can even tube right through the heart of town on it! There are many parks along the city's rivers like the Harbison State Forest, the Sesquicentennial State Park, the Three Rivers Greenway, and the Riverfront Park. Plus, the city is only an hour and a half, either direction, to the Blue Ridge Mountains or the coastal towns along the Atlantic.

The University of South Carolina is located right downtown, helping to bring a young lifestyle to the city. Be sure to see the South Carolina State Museum, the largest museum in the state. It is located in an old mill building and has separate wings for the science and technology, history, arts, and cultural history. It has a great children's exhibit, but be sure to go to the EdVenture Children's Museum, full of interactive fun. The Columbia area has a wide variety of cultural offerings and great small towns. Locals have long been attending shows put on by Town Theater, a great local theater company still in its original 1917 theater. The Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens is a wonderful and unique zoo, where over 2,000 species are housed in natural habitats.

The generally diverse and strong economy of the area is home to the headquarters of companies like Colonial Life and Accident Insurance Company and Nexsen Pruit, LLC, a very important and large southern law firm. This economic vibrancy has led to some great downtown development. New condos and apartments are going quick, especially ones in the mixed use neighborhoods like Five Points and Congaree Vista. Five Points in particular is known for its "eclectic" local shops while Congaree Vista houses more upscale restaurants and a ton of art galleries worth a visit. The Art Bar is a great, unique stop for nightlife. Be sure to venture to the City Market Antiques Mall too, to get some great finds for your house or garden.


With new houses being built right now for all price ranges and family sizes, you can easily make Columbia your home. Browse through new homes- we have everything from modular homes to luxury homes, today at New Homes Source. If the Columbia area is too expansive, try searching for new homes in Downtown Columbia, North Columbia, South Columbia, East Columbia, or West Columbia.

Home Builders: 20 | Active Communities: 109 | Homes: 1,186 | Plans: 716 | Available for Quick Move-in: 311

And if you are having problems finding the perfect new home in Columbia, SC may we suggest you expand your real estate search to include all the surrounding cities and homes for sale in Columbia, SC. Not only does NewHomeSource.com provide you with the largest portfolio of new home listings on the Internet, but we also allow you to narrow down your real estate search based on price, bedrooms, amenities, schools, and property type. If you are simply just browsing our listings or trying to better understand the new home market, do not forget to check out our New Home Guide which highlights recent home trends as well as some interesting articles.

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    Regatta Forest by Fortress Builders

    Regatta Forest by Fortress Builders in Columbia South Carolina
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    Fortress Builders in Columbia, SC

    From $306,900 - $364,900

    312 Berlandier Lane
    Columbia, SC 29212

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    Forest Creek by Great Southern Homes

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    Great Southern Homes in Elgin, SC

    From $216,400 - $322,500

    216 Secretariat Dr
    Elgin, SC 29045

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    Meadowview by Ryan Homes

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    Ryan Homes in Lexington, SC

    From $144,990 - $175,990

    104 Luna Trail
    Lexington, SC 29072

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    Summit Hills by Great Southern Homes

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    Great Southern Homes in Columbia, SC

    From $195,900 - $266,400

    561 Caladium Way
    Columbia, SC 29229

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    Villages At Lakeshore by Ryan Homes

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    Ryan Homes in Columbia, SC

    From $144,990 - $177,990

    1051 Lake Village Drive
    Columbia, SC 29229

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    Fortress Builders in Lexington, SC

    From $195,400 - $249,900

    232 Rosecrest Road
    Lexington, SC 29072

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    Heather Hill by Great Southern Homes

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    Great Southern Homes in Gaston, SC

    From $132,900 - $162,900

    113 Cranbrook Court
    Gaston, SC 29053

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    Sunset Bay by Great Southern Homes

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    Great Southern Homes in Lexington, SC

    From $174,900 - $259,900

    116 Sunset Bay Lane
    Lexington, SC 29072

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    Regatta Forest by Great Southern Homes

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    Great Southern Homes in Irmo, SC

    From $273,400 - $333,400

    305 Berlandier Lane
    Irmo, SC 29063

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    Cassique by Great Southern Homes

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    Great Southern Homes in Lexington, SC

    From $174,400 - $223,739

    114 Cassique Drive
    Lexington, SC 29073

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    Top New Home Cities in Columbia

    City Communities Average New Home Price
    Lexington 16 $152,883
    Columbia 11 $225,104
    Blythewood 5 $209,425
    Irmo 4 $303,625
    Chapin 4 $202,362
    Elgin 3 $290,383
    West Columbia 2 $157,976
    Lugoff 2 $186,500
    Gaston 1 $146,150
    Greenwood 1 $86,703
    Camden 1 $179,233
    Cayce 1 $79,744

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