Westminster Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Westminster, SC continually updated from thousands of sources.
12 hrs ago | via Travelution
A US start-up has launched aimed at the family and group travel sector, making thousands of privately owned and timeshare properties available for rental for the first time. Vacatia officially launched what it claims to be the first instant book resort rental marketplace during last week's Phocuswright conference in Florida, targeting a market it says is worth $10 billion in the US alone. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 18 | via Charleston Business Journal
The number of S.C. homes, condos and villas sold in October declined by 5.5%, from 5,863 to 5,540, compared with October 2014, according to a monthly report from the S.C. Association of Realtors . "We expected the numbers to look different this month. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 17 | via Reuters
Voters in Charleston on Tuesday picked a commercial real estate agent who has never held political office to serve as the first new mayor for the historic South Carolina city in 40 years. Charleston native John Tecklenburg beat state Representative Leon Stavrinakis in a runoff election to lead a city still coping with the massacre of nine black parishioners at one of its oldest churches last summer. Comment?
Monday Nov 16 | via GlobeNewswire
On October 29, 2015, the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta announced the results of the 2015 director election for one member director and two at-large independent directors. Each of the directors-elect will begin serving a four-year term on January 1, 2016. Comment?
Thursday Nov 12 | via WTVC
The pregnant wife of an Indianapolis pastor has died after police said she was shot during a robbery at her home. Marion County Coroner's office manager Marchele Hall said Thursday that 28-year-old Amanda Blackburn was pronounced dead Wednesday. Comment?
5 min ago | via Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Times
Premiers across the country reiterated Wednesday that their governments are prepared to accept thousands of Syrian refugees, but some are raising questions about funding, particularly for housing. British Columbia Premier Christy Clark noted that Metro Vancouver's housing prices are the highest in the country and funding details still need to be worked out with the federal government. Comment?
3 hrs ago | via The New Zealand Herald
Right on time to give the real estate market a boost following the October 1 rule changes is an interest rate that's so low it has not been seen in New Zealand for at least 50 years. It's bound to start a little loan-rate battle, which will be great for home buyers. Comment?
14 min ago | via The Campbell Reporter
A flurry of data released Wednesday signaled that the fundamentals of the U.S. economy remain solid, if unspectacular, three weeks before the Federal Reserve will likely begin raising interest rates. Consumers appear relatively confident in the economy and may be poised to spend a decent chunk of their rising incomes during the holiday shopping season. Comment?
23 min ago | via Canada.com
For the first time, there's expected to be more people visiting retailers' websites through their smartphones than on desktop computers or tablets during the first weekend of the holiday shopping season that begins on Thanksgiving Day. Mobile traffic during the five-day start to what is typically the busiest shopping period of the year is expected to reach 56.9 per cent of total traffic, up from 48.5 per cent last year, according to IBM Watson. Comment?
30 min ago | via Greenwich Citizen
Patricia lives in a local public housing complex, but is unable to work due to her disability. She was recently notified she would be asked to leave her home if she doesn't come up with the back rent that has accrued for several months. Comment?
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