Buying a Home in South Carolina

Welcome to the South Carolina Resource Center. Whether you are new to South Carolina, or a native, we have resources to help you get educated about buying or financing a home.


City Websites in South Carolina

You’ll find countless helpful resources and contact information for your questions at the local level.

City Websites in South Carolina


School Ratings & Info in South Carolina

South Carolina School “Report Cards” to evaluate schools
School Report Cards for South Carolina

GreatSchools.org
School performance info at
GreatSchools.org for South Carolina


Property Research & Inspection Tools in South Carolina

South Carolina Association of Home Inspectors Frequently Asked Questions


Home Loan & Down Payment Assistance in South Carolina

US Dept of Housing & Urban Development: South Carolina Homeownership Assistance
HUD: Homebuyer Assistance in South Carolina

South Carolina Housing Finance & Development Authority:
First time buyer programs and down payment assistance in non-targeted counties

First time buyer programs and down payment assistance in targeted counties

Single Parent Programs

Palmetto Heroes Program for Firefighters, EMS, and Teachers


Good Neighbor Next Door Program

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Program that offers Police Officers, Fire Fighters, Emergency Medical Technicians, and Pre-K thru 12th Grade Teachers a 50% discount off the list prices of homes.

HUD Good Neighbor Next Door Program


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