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South Carolina REALTORS® Release June Market Numbers

South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its June Statewide Market Reports. The reports indicate that inventory is slowly rising in some areas while activity is picking up in the upper-price tiers. Rents continue to climb in most metros and interest rates are generally lower than a year ago.

South Carolina REALTORS® Release April Market Numbers

South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its April Statewide Market Reports. The reports indicate prices are going up and most metropolitan markets are between recovery and normalization

South Carolina REALTORS® address industry issues at legislative conference and rally

Almost 300 members from South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) met with lawmakers at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center and South Carolina Statehouse last week to discuss important South Carolina housing issues

South Carolina REALTORS® Release March Market Numbers

South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its March Statewide Market Reports.

South Carolina REALTORS® Release January Market Numbers

South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its January Statewide Market Reports. The same factors that catalyzed widespread market recovery for the past couple of years are likely to continue throughout 2014, though perhaps at a moderate pace. Potential trends in the coming year include increased seller activity, more new construction and fewer foreclosures on the market

2014 Palmetto Affordable Housing Forum Dates Announced

Preparations are underway for the 2014 Palmetto Affordable Housing Forum (Forum), and South Carolina housing partners have been collaborating on ways to make the 2014 event better than ever

South Carolina REALTORS® hold successful Annual Conference in Charleston

COLUMBIA, S.C. - September 26, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The 2013 South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) Annual Conference was a big success with 300 hundred REALTORS® from across the state in attendance. The event was held at the Marriott in Charleston September 11-13.

Congressman Rice and Colleagues Advance Water Resources Reform Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 20, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Tom Rice (SC-07) today joined his colleagues on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and passed the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) of 2013 out of committee; sending it the U.S. House of Representatives for a vote

South Carolina REALTORS® Release July Market Numbers

COLUMBIA, S.C. - August 15, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its July Statewide Market Reports. It won't be long before the housing recovery is simply referred to as housing. As prices continue to rise, institutional and cash buyers have effectively priced themselves out of the real estate market. There's less incentive for these kinds of buyers, yet affordability for consumers remains attractive

South Carolina Becomes 17th State to Ban Government-Mandated Project Labor Agreements on Taxpayer-Funded Projects

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 11, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today celebrated a victory after South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley signed a bill (S.438) into law that will prohibit state government entities from requiring contractors to sign a project labor agreement (PLA) or other agreements with labor unions as a condition of performing work on public construction projects.

Duke Energy selects five South Carolina properties for potential industrial development

GREENVILLE, S.C. - May 29, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Duke Energy has selected five South Carolina properties for participation in its 2013 Site Readiness Program to prepare the property for potential industrial development.

Realtors® from South Carolina address critical housing issues on Capitol Hill

COLUMBIA, S.C. - May 20, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- While Realtors® from across the country convened in Washington D.C. last week to attend Realtors® 2013 Midyear Legislative Meetings and Trade Expo, members from South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) met with lawmakers on Capitol Hill to discuss critical South Carolina housing issues.

South Carolina REALTORS® Release March Market Numbers

COLUMBIA, S.C. - April 15, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its March Statewide Market Reports showing that tightened inventory levels combined with strong demand are fueling price gains in many areas. Consumer demand also is shifting from distressed properties to conventional homes and record-low mortgage rates and rising rents are supporting housing recovery.

SC Housing Recognizes Fair Housing Month

Columbia, SC - March 27, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- In observance of April as Fair Housing Month, the South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority (SC Housing) endorsed a proclamation observing the 45th anniversary of the memorable landmark legislation that established a national policy of Fair Housing. The signing of this proclamation commemorates the enactment of Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968.

State Agency Has Money to “KickStart” Home Buying in 2013

Columbia, S.C. - February 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- New for 2013, the South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority (SC State Housing) has launched the Housing “KickStart” Initiative, which increases the amount of down payment assistance two of its homeownership programs will offer. This could be just the break new homebuyers have been waiting for

South Carolina REALTORS® Release 2012 Year-End Market Numbers

COLUMBIA, S.C. - January 17, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its 2012 Year-End Statewide Market Report and video. Housing has been the center of attention in 2012. And for the first time since 2006, it is on track to be a net positive contributor to GDP.

South Carolina’s Premier Alzheimer’s And Dementia Care Community Expands Making It The Largest And...

Bluffton, SC - December 10, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Imagine Ms. Johnson climbing into a classic New York City yellow taxi strategically placed in the middle of a brand new 12,000 square foot building; to the right Ms. Golden enjoying sundaes and Bing Crosby tunes in the old fashioned ice cream parlor; to the left Ms. Billings shopping in the 1940's department store; to the front Mr. Ryan picking up newspapers, boxing gloves and stamps in the book nook, vintage sporting goods store and post office; to the back Mr. Samuels stopping by the barber shop for his weekly shave and haircut. Moments later, they enjoy time together in the outdoor courtyard complete with putting greens, dog parks and shuffleboard courts.

HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA RECEIVES $250,000 TO SPUR NEXT GENERATION OF...

COLUMBIA - October 12, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that the Housing Authority of the City of Columbia will receive $250,000 to execute grassroots efforts to revitalize the public housing at Allen Benedict Court and Gonzales Gardens of East Central Columbia.

HUD GRANTS TO HELP THE ELDERLY AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES CONTINUE TO LIVE INDEPENDENTLY...

COLUMBIA - October 10, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Donovan today announced $691,036 in grants to help 204 senior citizens and persons with disabilities in South Carolina to receive health care, meals, and other critical supportive services. The grants are awarded through HUD's Multifamily Housing Service Coordinator Program (MHSC).

South Carolina REALTORS® Release August Market Numbers

COLUMBIA, S.C. - September 14, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its August Statewide Market Reports, and it appears the South Carolina housing market is on the up-swing.

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South Carolina REALTORS® release June market numbers

South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its June housing market reports. The data show an up-tick in sales and prices for most areas, while the number of homes for sale and total months supply of inventory have been going down.

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Laura Derrick is South Carolina REALTORS® 2018 President

Laura Derrick, Realtor® at Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Columbia, is South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) 2018 president. Derrick was inaugurated in a ceremony at the association’s September annual meeting at the Greenville Hyatt Regency Hotel. Her term is begins this week.