Five Forks, located in the northern area of Simpsonville, is a growing suburb of Greenville and is continually growing at an amazing pace.
Five Forks is mainly a residential community. There are many subdivisions in this area and they are developing more. Though the real estate market in Five Forks has seen slow growth when the real estate industry collapsed, many subdivisions are starting to rise again after being dormant.
Real estate in Five Forks is moving fast. The number of active listings in 29681 increased by 0.7% from the previous month. The average days on market of Five Forks real estate properties is 68 which is considerably shorter than the national average. The median home cost is $262,230*. With many housing opportunities in this area, many home buyers are attracted to buy a home in Five Forks because of its convenience to great shopping and dining, close proximity to top-rated schools and many outdoor recreation opportunities.
This suburban community has seen an increase in population and now has more than 14,000 residents as of 2010 census. In fact, it is the most densely populated area of Greenville County. Together with the increase of population is the growth of this community. Five Forks’ commercial district offers many retail outlets, shops, restaurants, cafes, business offices, and super-centers. In addition to that, a new regional library branch is coming forth.
Greenville County has recently bought 9.9 acres of land in the intersection of Woodruff Road and Sunnydale Drive where they plan to construct a 30,000 sq.ft new library branch. They have seen the demand to put a new branch in Five Forks as the area would potentially serve a high number of library users within two to three miles compared to the number of library users served in the existing library branches. This is something to look forward to.
Over the years, public and private investments have transformed this once countryside into a bustling suburban. With new developments coming, quality of life is getting better and better.
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