As of today, there are 1107 single family, detached listings in Mt Pleasant, with approximately 16 months' inventory. Compare with 502 single family attached dwellings (condos and townhomes), with approximately 21 months's inventory. Clearly my colleagues' point is valid, SFD homes are more marketable these days.
However, depending on your investment objectives, a townhome may be more attractive. By objectives I mean price point, financing options, holding horizon, cash-on-cash & ROI required returns, etc. It is very hard to generalize saying SFD homes are better investments than townhomes or condos. Every investor has different objectives and criteria, and your REALTOR should be able to point you in the right direction once those are known...
Alan Donald, MBA, REALTOR
Keller Williams Realty