APRIL Charleston area

• Home mortgage rate (30-year fixed): 3.60 percent (Apr. 19), down 0.03 percent in a week.

Source: Charlestonmortgageplace.com

• Median price: $233,097 (March), up 5 percent from $221,000 a year ago.

Source: Charleston Trident Association of Realtors

• Inventory: 5,256 homes, down 20 percent from a year ago.

Source: Charleston Trident Association of Realtors

• Loan delinquency rate: 3.04 percent (January), down from 3.82 percent a year ago.

Source: CoreLogic

• Foreclosure rate: 1.15 percent (January), down from 1.51 percent a year ago.

Source: CoreLogic

• Average rent: $1,526 (February), down 0.07 percent from a month earlier.

Source: www.rentjungle.com