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Welcome to Anderson, SC! If you're considering a move to the charming city of Anderson, South Carolina, you've come to the right place. We at Joan Herlong & Associates Sotheby's International Realty are excited to be your guide to this vibrant and welcoming community.

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Why Anderson?

Anderson is a hidden gem in South Carolina's Upstate region. With its rich history, thriving local culture, and easy access to both outdoor adventures and urban conveniences, it's no wonder more and more people are choosing to call Anderson home.

History and Culture

Anderson's deep-rooted history dates back to the Cherokee tribe, and the city played a significant role in the American Civil War and Industrial Revolution. Today, you can explore this history at the Anderson County Museum or on a walk through our historic downtown district.

Our thriving arts scene includes the Anderson Arts Center and numerous downtown galleries. You can enjoy performances at the Electric City Playhouse or take in an outdoor concert at the Carolina Wren Park amphitheater.

Outdoor Adventures

Outdoor enthusiasts will love Anderson’s close proximity to the Blue Ridge Mountains and Lake Hartwell, one of the Southeast's largest and most popular recreation lakes. Whether you're into hiking, fishing, boating, or just enjoying nature, Anderson has you covered.


Anderson offers excellent educational opportunities with a variety of public and private schools. For higher education, Anderson University and Clemson University are just a short drive away.

Dining and Shopping

Foodies will appreciate Anderson's diverse culinary scene, from Southern comfort food to international cuisine. And shoppers will delight in our unique boutiques, antique shops, and the Anderson Mall.

Real Estate

The real estate market in Anderson offers something for everyone, from historic homes to new construction, and from downtown condos to lakefront properties. As part of Sotheby’s International Realty network, we offer unparalleled access to luxury real estate around the world.

Community Spirit

Perhaps the best part of Anderson is the sense of community here. From annual festivals like the Anderson Soiree and Balloons Over Anderson to weekly farmer's markets and charity events, there's always something happening and ways to get involved.

Anderson combines the charm of a small town with the amenities of a larger city. It’s not just a place to live - it's a place to call home.

We at Joan Herlong & Associates Sotheby's International Realty would be honored to help you find your dream home in Anderson. Contact us today to start your journey! Remember, when you buy a home in Anderson, you're not just buying a property - you're investing in a community. And we think you'll love being part of ours.