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May 15, 2016 | via Post and Courier
The Charleston-based company builds their websites and compiles data about who browses through home listings. Its software tries to identify potential leads, and if agents overlook them, its staff regularly suggests they take a second look. Comment?
May 8, 2016 | via Post and Courier
The news at Century Aluminum's Mount Holly smelter hasn't been good, with both chambers of the state's General Assembly refusing to take up legislation that could save the plant from closure and keep its 300 well-paying jobs in Berkeley County. Barring a legislative miracle, the plant will shut its doors on Aug. 31. The company already is performing a detailed analysis of moving Mount Holly's production equipment to Century's smelters in Kentucky. Comment?
May 5, 2016 | via WMBF
Charleston City Council met Thursday for a special workshop to address affordable housing in the city. "When we talk affordability, we're not talking lower income people," Councilman William Dudley Gregorie said. Comment?
Apr 29, 2016 | via Post and Courier
A South Carolina incentive program that offers homebuying assistance to cops, teachers, nurses, and people in certain other professions has returned for 2016, with up to $10,000 in downpayment assistance and low-interest mortgage loans. The “Palmetto Heroes” program run by the S.C. State Housing Finance Authority has been through several iterations since its debut a decade ago, and nearly 1,200 people have benefitted, securing more than $132 million in home loans. Comment?
Apr 16, 2016 | via Charleston Business Journal
Homes sales volume in the region was up 2% in March, while the median price of homes increased by 5% when compared to March 2015, according to a news release from the Charleston Trident Association of Realtors . Last month, 1,469 homes sold at a median price of $233,097 in the Lowcountry region of Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester and Orangeburg counties, as well as some outlying areas, the association said. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 14 | via Lexington County Chronicle
There is good news for Cayce and West Columbia home sellers. A recent study ranked both among the easiest places in South Carolina to sell. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 8 | via Post and Courier
One of the largest banks operating in South Carolina has settled allegations that it denied home loans to minorities in the state at a disproportionately higher rate than white borrowers. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced the agreement Wednesday with the North Carolina company that bought First Citizens Bancorporation of Columbia early last year. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 1 | via Information Technology
Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'BBB' rating on the following bonds issued by the South Carolina Jobs-Economic Development Authority on behalf of The Episcopal Church Home d/b/a Bishop Gadsden Retirement Community : Bishop Gadsden has an additional $28.7 million in series 2014 bonds which Fitch does not rate, as well as a $27.1 million draw-down construction loan to be repaid with initial entrance fees. The bonds are secured by mortgages on Bishop Gadsden's real estate, a gross receipts pledge, and a debt service reserve fund. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 1 | via White Lake Beacon
South Carolina lawmakers patted each other on the back following passage of S. 1258, a Senate road funding bill that legislators say will increase funding by more than $4 billion in the next 10 years. "Members of the House understand that the people of South Carolina expect their Legislature to pass a roads bill this year," House Speaker Jay Lucas, R-Darlington, said in a news release. Comment?
Thursday May 26 | via The Star
STAFF PHOTO BY DAN BROWN Fabian Road, which runs parallel to Whiskey Road is a City of Aiken owned and maintained road. South Carolina lawmakers patted each other on the back following passage of S. 1258, a Senate road funding bill that legislators say will increase funding by more than $4 billion in the next 10 years. Comment?
5 min ago | via San Gabriel Valley Tribune
In this Friday photo, Carmen Ramirez, and her husband, Ricardo Ramirez, embrace in their room at the Bronxwood Home for the Aged, in the Bronx borough of New York. A series of emergency expenses were enough to cost Carmen and Ricardo Ramirez their one-bedroom condominium in Washington Heights, a neighborhood close to the northern tip of Manhattan. Comment?
29 min ago | via Texarkana Gazette
Chris Berry poses for a portrait in front of his 6-color 1881 home on DuPage Street on May 23, 2016 in Elgin, Ill. Berry and his wife have been restoring the home since they bought it in 2012. Comment?
32 min ago | via Sunday Herald
Households face post-referendum austerity, savers will suffer, borrowing may stay cheap, and investors should be thinking about buying rather than selling. So said the financial experts as the dust settled on Thursday's political earthquake, with Scottish concerns focused more on the added uncertainties of a possible new independence vote. Comment?
34 min ago | via Columbia Daily Herald
Global stock markets plunged to their lowest levels in months Friday after Britain's surprising decision to leave the European Union, making an immediate dent in Americans' 401 accounts and sparking concerns about other financial impacts for the average U.S. consumer. In the near-term, the ripple effects of the so-called "Brexit" may be felt beyond retirement accounts in the form of lower mortgage rates and a stronger dollar that boosts Americans' purchasing power. Comment?
44 min ago | via The Robesonian
With Senate Bill 554 getting off its deathbed, the legislation is a couple of steps away from forcing a decision by the Board of Education for the Public Schools of Robeson County on whether or not to consolidate local schools. But with the timing of the legislation's potential approval uncertain, so is when the local school board might take action - and whether it will be the board as now composed or one that is sworn in July 19. In the meantime, the architect of the consolidation plan has returned to the drawing board to deal with legislation that, following extensive revision last week, no longer allows for state money to be used for the proposed lease-purchase agreement. Comment?
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