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REALTORS® release August market numbers

South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its August housing market data. The numbers indicate that prevailing inventory and sales trends lasted throughout the summer.

2015 best year for South Carolina real estate since the recession

South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its 2015 annual market report. The data shows the real estate market in South Carolina experienced its best year since the end of the Great Recession in 2009

South Carolina REALTORS® offer financial help to flood victims through REALTORS® Relief Foundation

The South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR), in partnership with the National Association of REALTORS® is offering assistance to South Carolina’s flood victims through the REALTORS® Relief Foundation

Realtors® staying busy through summer

According to the U.S. Census, homeownership is at 63 percent for the second quarter of 2015- down one percent from the second quarter of 2014. This is the lowest rate of homeownership since 1967. However on a micro level, mortgage applications have kept Realtors® in South Carolina busy through summer

June continues promising real estate forecast

South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its June market data reports showing that the Great Recession is being pushed further into the past. New Listings were up four percent to 10,190 while Pending Sales increased four percent to 6,490. Inventory shrank by almost nine percent to 41,148 units

Spring season busy for real estate

South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its April real estate market data revealing a busy spring for buyers and sellers. New Listings were up three percent to 10,953 while Pending Sales increased almost four percent to 6,661. Inventory shrank by almost seven percent with 41,284 homes left to choose from for buyers.

South Carolina REALTORS® Release March Market Numbers

South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its March statewide housing market numbers revealing 2015 to be a healthy and energetic selling season. While all real estate is local, increases in new construction sales and pending sales are happening nationwide.

South Carolina REALTORS® Release February Market Numbers

South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its March statewide housing market numbers revealing that inventory is expected to rise and homes sales increase. New Listings throughout the state were up around five percent to 8,772. Pending Sales increased 13.5 percent to 5,437 and Inventory shrank five percent to 39,320 units.

South Carolina REALTORS® Release October Market Numbers

South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its October 2015 statewide housing market reports. The reports show housing is normalizing in South Carolina and nationwide, with housing starts and building permits on the rise, inventory levels increasing in metro areas and homes selling quickly and close to list price

The American Dream is Thriving in the Palmetto State

South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its 2013 year-end statewide market report and video. The data show 2013 brought a major shift to the housing market with many local markets transitioning from the buyer's to the seller's advantage

South Carolina REALTORS® Release December Market Numbers

South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its December 2013 Statewide Market Reports. 2013 proved to be a good year for housing. Home sales and prices were broadly higher across the nation, while foreclosure loads, the number of homes for sale and the number of days it took to sell a home were all much lower. Multiple-offers became commonplace again and prices in many areas, rallied to multi-year highs.

South Carolina REALTORS® Release October Market Numbers

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

South Carolina REALTORS® Release August Market Numbers

COLUMBIA, S.C. - September 16, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its August Statewide Market Reports. Strong demand for a limited supply of homes for sale has seemingly outweighed higher mortgage rates, at least for the time being. The idea that mortgage rates may rise further is likely spurring some of this demand. The dream of homeownership is very much intact, but buyers should be prepared with competitive offers, since every measure of market health is pointing upwards.

South Carolina REALTORS® Release May Market Numbers

COLUMBIA, S.C. - June 14, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its May Statewide Market Reports and attention has now shifted from monitoring price and sales gains to anticipating new seller listing activity. The shift results from an imbalance between strong demand for homes and constrained supply.

South Carolina REALTORS® Release February Market Numbers

COLUMBIA, S.C. - March 15, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its February Statewide Market Reports, and it appears buyers are motivated by an attractive affordability environment, while more and more sellers are receiving near top dollar for their homes

South Carolina REALTORS® Release January Market Numbers

COLUMBIA, S.C. - February 15, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its January Statewide Market Reports and for the first time since 2006, the numbers are largely positive.

South Carolina REALTORS® Release November Market Numbers

COLUMBIA, S.C. - December 14, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its November Statewide Market Reports, and there was a lot to be thankful for throughout the month - historically low mortgage rates and affordable prices. Sellers were thankful for increased sales, less competition and faster market times. Challenges persist, but there is more reason for optimism going into 2013.

South Carolina REALTORS® Release October Market Numbers

COLUMBIA, S.C. - November 14, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its October Statewide Market Reports. It's been a comeback year for the housing market. As we round out the remaining two months of the year, let's recap. Most markets have shed listings, resulting from strong sales and sluggish seller activity. There has been a general easing of foreclosures and short sales, meaning distressed listings are dragging prices down less than in recent years. So it's both about market fundamentals and market composition.

South Carolina REALTORS® Release September Market Numbers

COLUMBIA, S.C. - October 15, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its September Statewide Market Reports. In comparing the numbers to September 2011, New Listings in South Carolina increased 0.5 percent to 7,173, while Pending Sales were up 14.6 percent to 4,148. Inventory levels shrank 13.9 percent to 47,520 units. Prices gazed skyward. The Median Sales Price increased 4.3 percent to $154,000. Days on Market was down 11.3 percent to 126 days. The supply-demand balanced stabilized as Months Supply of Inventory was down 24.1 percent to 10.6 months.

South Carolina REALTORS® Release July Market Numbers

COLUMBIA, S.C. - August 15, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its July Statewide Market Reports. In comparing the numbers to July 2011, New Listings in South Carolina increased 2.0 percent to 7,907, while Pending Sales were up 11.0 percent to 4,777. Inventory levels shrank 15.1 percent to 48,625 units. The Median Sales Price increased 4.0 percent to $156,000 and Days on Market was down 7.5 percent to 130 days. The supply-demand balance stabilized as Months Supply of Inventory was down 23.6 percent to 11.1 months

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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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South Carolina Begins Using Uniform Mortgage Test; 57 State Agencies Now...

The Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) announced today that the South Carolina State Board of Financial Institutions and the South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs will begin using the National SAFE Mortgage Loan Originator (MLO) Test with Uniform State Content starting today, bringing the total number of state agencies that use the test to 57.