Charleston Real Estate News
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Monday Sep 15 | via Charleston Business Journal
The number of homes sold in the Lowcountry in August increased slightly from 2013, according to preliminary data released by the Charleston Trident Association of Realtors . Comment?
Monday Sep 15 | via Post and Courier
Home sales in South Carolina slipped slightly in August from the same month a year ago, new figures from the industry's trade group show. Completed transactions edged down 0.6 percent to 6,302, and pending deals were down 0.2 percent to 5,692, Columbia-based S.C. Realtors said Monday. Comment?
Sunday Sep 14 | via Insurance News Net
When the head of a company that builds apartments says tenants are paying "ridiculous" rents, maybe he's on to something. The point is that in some cases, particularly at new apartment complexes in desirable areas, tenants are now paying far more to rent a small unit than it would cost them to pay the mortgage on a nice house. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 10 | via Post and Courier
Mount Pleasant had the most closings, 235, and a median price of $388,750. James Island beat West Ashley for the No. Comment?
Sunday Aug 31 | via Post and Courier
It has been nearly 16 months since I urged readers to take advantage of low interest rates and refinancing long-term loans to lower monthly expenses, pay off debt more quickly or both. Comment?
Thursday Sep 11 | via KGNS-TV Laredo
After falling for four years straight, the number of U.S. properties scheduled for foreclosure auction in August was higher than it was a year ago, according to a new report from RealtyTrac, a foreclosure sales and analytics company. The rise was very small, just one percent, but it was, nonetheless, a warning that the foreclosure crisis is not entirely over. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 10 | via KWWL-TV Waterloo
A 65-year-old woman who suffered a head injury when a television fell on her during last month's earthquake in California's wine country has died - the first death attributed to the magnitude-6.0 temblor,... A 65-year-old woman who suffered a head injury when a television struck her during last month's earthquake in California's wine country has died - the first death attributed to the magnitude-6.0 temblor,... Authorities expect to charge a South Carolina man in connection with the deaths of his five children after he led them to a secluded dirt road in Alabama where their bodies lay wrapped in individual garbage bags. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 10 | via KAUZ
A low-level marijuana case against 1980s subway shooter Bernie Goetz has been dismissed after a judge concluded the clock ran out for trying it. Authorities expect to charge a South Carolina man in connection with the deaths of his five children after he led them to a secluded dirt road in Alabama where their bodies lay wrapped in individual garbage bags. Comment?
Thursday Sep 4 | via Examiner.com
The uncertainty of what the future may bring is what's keeping people stuck in their unfulfilling day jobs from changing careers. And while it is true that it comes with its own risks-and even terrifying for those in their early or late 30s or 40s-there is one industry that you may want to consider, given the right kind of attention it has been receiving from investors lately: Real estate . Comment?
Wednesday Sep 3 | via WMBF
South Carolina REALTORS is expecting more than 500 Realtor members for its annual conference, Sale Away, at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes, September 17-19th. Comment?
5 min ago | via Housing Wire
According to Forbes, while it sounds like it's the Too Big To Fails that are footing the bill for mortgage settlements, turns out it's not so much Bank of America on the hook so much as ordinary America, Forbes reports . If you invest in a retirement account or rely on a public pension, you may find yourself footing the bill for the U.S. Government's recent spate of headline mortgage settlements with the nation's largest banks. Comment?
6 min ago | via Housing Wire
One thing that hasn't been underreported in housing in 2014 is the crushing amount of student debt out there, but Nick Timiraos looks into just how much it impacts housing and mortgage finance in the Wall Street Journal . Higher levels of student debt will reduce U.S. home sales by around 8% this year, according to a report released Friday by John Burns Real Estate Consulting, an advisory firm. Comment?
6 min ago | via Housing Wire
CoesterVMS , a nationwide appraisal management and technology provider headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, announced that it has upgraded its Encompass integration to include the use of its Cloud Control appraisal management system. The upgrade will allow the Cloud Control system to be used as a native application that can be built directly into clients' workflow and business units. Comment?
10 min ago | via DurhamRegion.com
To vote in the Oct. 27 municipal election you must be 18 and live in Pickering or be an owner or tenant in the city, or the spouse of an owner or tenant. You must also be a Canadian citizen. Comment?
4 hrs ago | via Edmonton Real Estate Blog
Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. . For the past 7 days: New Listings: 452 # Sales: 291 Ratio: 64% # Price Changes: 280 # Expired/Off Market Listings: 143 Net loss/gain in listings this week: 18 Active single family home listings: 2737 Active condo listings: 1571 Homes 4-week running average: $433k Condos 4-week running average: $264k The average condo sale price continues to soar with more luxury condo sales. Comment?
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