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Forest Acres is a city located in Richland County with a population of 10,489 on 4.6 square miles of land. It was incorporated in 1935 when the two men who had real estate interests in the area decided that during Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal was the perfect time to incorporate because they could get funds for public projects.

Life in Forest Acres is idyllic. Tree lined streets, parks, top-rated public schools and a care program for the elderly and shut-ins are just some of the things that make this city more like a small town. There are a number of local shops and businesses that add to that local feel and if you want the big city, Columbia is just a few miles away.

Homes in Forest Acres are mainly single-family dwellings, but there are condos and townhomes available. There are homes from the mid-century up to brand new custom built. Many of the older homes are on large lots with mature trees.

The Forest Acres real estate market has a median list price of $95 per square foot, which is much higher than the median list of $85 for the Columbia metro area. List and sales prices have gone up dramatically since last year, but are going down at the moment making now a good time to buy. If you’re looking for the perfect place to raise a family then Forest Acres is for you. Now is the time to buy, it’s never a bad investment to buy into a great life.

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