Housing Update 2021

Henderson County is a popular housing market that offers a variety of home options ranging from condominiums to tiny homes to new custom built homes to older houses in established, historic neighborhoods.

People searching for a new home in the county find a range of choices, including homes for sale in a robust market.

According to the Hendersonville Board of Realtors, in April 2021, the median list price of homes in Henderson County was $334,000, trending up 15.2% year-over-year.

For April 2021, home inventory was down 42% annually. The months’ supply was 2.2 months, referring to the number of months it would take for the current inventory of homes on the market to sell. This supply amount is down 48.8% annually, compared to a rate of 4.3 months supply in April of 2020. 

In addition to modern subdivisions and developments, the City of Hendersonville has historic residential districts like Cold Spring Park, Druid Hills, Hyman Heights, Lenox Park and the West Side. Many were some of the first planned neighborhoods in the region with beginnings that date back to the start of the 20th century, according  to the Hendersonville Historic Preservation Commission. Learn more at HendersonvilleHPC.org.

In Henderson County outside of Hendersonville, the Village of Flat Rock and the Towns of Fletcher, Laurel Park and Mills River also each have a unique sense of place and way of life with different residential options. Learn more about each of these communities on pages 42-46.

Henderson County shares borders with Buncombe, Polk, Rutherford and Transylvania Counties, too, where even more home choices abound, many of which are within a reasonable commute time to Hendersonville.

Additionally, The Real Estate Book of Asheville/Hendersonville is a local resource for finding real estate agents and properties in Henderson County and surrounding areas. Local REALTORS in the area can be found at HendersonvilleMagazine.com/Real_Estate.