The average home listing price in Saint Charles increased between last year and this year, from $207,042 to $223,025, or 7.7 percent. This recent rise provides local homeowners with confidence in their home value growth without pricing future buyers out of the market. At the same time, number of homes for sale on the market increased noticeably by 28.6 percent. Inventory in last year hit 7 homes for sale, which extended to 9 in this year, allowing buyers a larger scope of the market in their home searches. Having a gas fireplace, as quite a few homes around this city do, enables you to enjoy a fire without your electricity bills soaring. A handful of homes in this city have main-floor laundry rooms which can save time and energy when it comes to tackling that mountain of laundry.