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Beaufort Association Executive Janet Gresham receives 2016 award of excellence

Beaufort Association of REALTORS® Association Executive Janet Gresham received South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) James R. Peters Association Executive Award of Excellence, during its 2016 annual conference Doing the Charleston at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston last week.

The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of Net Lease Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar (Applebee’s) property located at 811 S. Irby Street in Florence, SC for $2,050,000. The City of Florence is the largest city in Northeastern South Carolina and was recently named among America’s top fifty cities for business relocation and expansion by Expansion Management Magazine.

Hunt Mortgage Group Facilitates the Refinance of a Multifamily Property Located in Myrtle Beach,...

Hunt Mortgage Group, a commercial real estate lender, announced today that it provided a $22 million loan with Freddie Mac’s Lease-Up Program to facilitate the financing of a newly constructed multifamily property located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

PASSCO COMPANIES ACQUIRES 244-UNIT MULTIFAMILY COMMUNITY IN SOUTH CAROLINA FOR $30.9 MILLION

Passco Companies, LLC has acquired the 244-unit Class A multifamily community Vinings at Laurel Creek for $30.9 million. The newly constructed community, which was completed in 2013, is located in the highly desirable Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson region of South Carolina known as “Upstate,” according to Gary Goodman, Senior Vice President Acquisitions of Passco Companies.

Lee & Associates Opens Fifth Valuation Office in Greenville

GREENVILLE, S.C. - September 16, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lee & Associates Valuation and Consulting Services, the appraisal service line of real estate firm Lee & Associates, has announced the opening of its Greenville office. The new office is headed by Robby Moon, MAI, a 22-year industry veteran in the Greenville/Spartanburg market.

FROM AN AGENT’S SITE

North Charleston, SC - July 19, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Janet Kuehn of Southern Breezes Real Estate was named one of America's top real estate sales professionals and is now a member of the "REAL Trends/The Wall Street Journal Top Thousand,” a national award ranking measured by REAL Trends and featured in a special advertising section of The Wall Street Journal. The “Top Thousand” honors the top 1,000 residential agents and agent teams in the following four categorie

IDX Broker software enables a simple online property search for South Carolina area homes

EUGENE, OR - March 15, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. welcomes Wayne Zerler, of Fripp Island Real Estate, to the growing group of professional real estate agents and brokers dedicated to supplying their clients with a dynamic and simple real estate search page. Home seekers can now experience an unprecedented level of freedom and accessibility, while exploring the Beaufort MLS (MEMLS) database of detailed property listings. Never before has such a thorough or comprehensive home search process been so simple and readily available for potential buyers online.

Gene Donahue partners with IDX, Inc. to bring quicker property searches to South Carolina...

EUGENE, OR - February 20, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. and Gene Donohue have joined forces to present Simpsonville, South Carolina property listings in one convenient and easy-to-use online real estate resource. Donohue demonstrates his ability to utilize the latest technology by integrating an IDX solution onto his website; syncing his customizable search page to thousands of Greater Greenville MLS (GGMLS) listings. Never before has such a concise online real estate search page been so easily accessible by home seekers. Partnered with IDX, Inc., Donohue has forever changed the way his clients search for properties online.

Holiday Inn® Opens in the Heart of Historic Charleston, South Carolina

ATLANTA - February 13, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) one of the world’s leading global hotel companies, announces the opening of the Holiday Inn Charleston Historic Downtown, the area’s first new hotel development in over 10 years. Located two blocks away from the Charleston Visitor’s Center at 425 Meeting Street, and within a short walk of famous Market and King Streets, the brand new, five-story hotel blends contemporary luxury with traditional southern hospitality.

IDX, Inc. and Broker Josh Schaap simplify online real estate search for South Carolina...

EUGENE, OR - February 1, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. and Mount Pleasant, South Carolina Broker Josh Schaap have joined forces to present area home seekers with a comprehensive online real estate website. IDX Broker software has integrated a search page that extracts raw listing data directly from the Charleston Trident MLS (CTMLS) database and seamlessly presents it onto Schaap’s website. He can now supply his clients with thousands of South Carolina area homes instantly, from the convenience and familiarity of his IDX-enabled website.

Custom IDX Broker solution makes real estate searches easier for the South Carolina clients...

EUGENE, OR - February 1, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Greenville, South Carolina’s real estate market just became easier to navigate with Christopher Laney’s addition of IDX Broker to his company’s website. IDX solution software is now seamlessly integrated onto the Serrus Real Estate & Property Management website Laney hosts, creating a dynamic and thorough IDX-enabled search page for clients in Greenville and surrounding areas. Thousands of detailed South Carolina listings are updated minute-by-minute to ensure that home seekers experience only the best possible online property search

IDX solution matches the dedication of real estate broker Gilbert McDougal to serving his...

EUGENE, OR - June 26, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX Broker software is now enabled on the website of Gilbert McDougal, thanks to his partnership with IDX, Inc. the innovative IDX solution can easily be displayed and utilized on his professional website. With the additional Coastal Carolinas MLS(CCAR) MLS listings, thousands of properties are automatically synced to the website McDougal hosts, giving his clients and other South Carolina home seekers the unique ability to experience a comprehensive property search online. Never before has such an easy-to-use real estate solution been so widely accessible and available to potential buyers, as now thanks to McDougal and his IDX solution.

South Carolina REALTORS® Release May Market Numbers

COLUMBIA, S.C. - June 19, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its May Statewide Market Reports. Comparing the numbers to May 2011, New Listings in South Carolina decreased 17.5 percent to 7,250, while Pending Sales were down 5.2 percent to 4,327. Inventory levels shrank 16.4 percent to 49,308 units. The Median Sales Price increased 1.0 percent to $150,498 and Days on Market was down 0.6 percent to 141 days.

South Carolina buyers experience remarkable online real estate search through IDX, Inc. and website...

EUGENE, OR - May 31, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. has enabled an IDX solution on the professional website of Shelton Twine, syncing thousands of detailed Consolidated MLS (CMLS) listings instantly with the search page Twine hosts. Elgin, South Carolina potential buyers can access a comprehensive database of up-to-the-minute property listings with the online solution IDX Broker supports on Twine’s website. Great Southern Homes Realty and Twine now host one of the most helpful online real estate websites available online.

South Carolina Realtors® raise homeownership awareness in Nation’s Capital

COLUMBIA, S.C. - May 21, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Realtors® from across the country converged in Washington, D.C., last week during the National Association of Realtors® 2012 Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo. South Carolina Realtors® (SCR) President Gordon Seay was among them. Seay also joined an estimated 15,000 Realtors® and members of Congress at the Washington Monument to rally on behalf of homeowners, real estate investors and those who aspire to homeownership.

South Carolina REALTORS® Release April Market Numbers

COLUMBIA, S.C. - May 15, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its April Statewide Market Reports. New Listings in South Carolina decreased 6.2 percent to 8,863. Pending Sales were up 18.1 percent to 5,243. Inventory levels shrank 16.1 percent to 49,593 units.

South Carolina REALTORS® Release March Market Numbers

COLUMBIA, S.C. - April 17, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its March Statewide Market Reports. New Listings in South Carolina decreased 11.3 percent to 9,413. Pending Sales were up 8.6 percent to 5,254. Inventory levels shrank 15.9 percent to 49,249 units. Prices were fairly stable. The Median Sales Price decreased 0.1 percent to $144,825 and Days on Market was down 4.4 percent to 139 days. Absorption rates improved as Months Supply of Inventory was down 19.6 percent to 11.8 months.

South Carolina REALTORS® to host Statehouse Rally March 27

March 22, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Realtors®, media, business and homeowners are invited to join South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) for a press conference and Rally on Tuesday, March 27, 2012 @ 11:00 am, at the South Carolina Statehouse.

ELITE ALLIANCE WELCOMES THE RESIDENCES ON KING IN CHARLESTON

Dallas, TX - March 21, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Residences on King, America’s newest urban residence club located in Charleston’s famed Antique District, has joined the exclusive Elite Alliance exchange program, it was announced today. The Residences on King comprises 16 one- and two-bedroom apartments in a meticulously renovated historic building on one of Charleston’s most vibrant streets. Elite Alliance (www.theelitealliance.com) provides exchange privileges for owners of luxurious, professionally managed residence clubs and vacation homes in some of the world’s most coveted destinations.

South Carolina REALTORS® Release January Market Numbers

COLUMBIA, S.C. - February 15, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its January Statewide Market Reports. As we delve into a new year, we're seeing mostly positive signs. New Listings in the state of South Carolina decreased 4.1 percent to 8,427. Pending Sales were up 19.7 percent to 4,042. Inventory levels shrank 15.2 percent to 47,916 units. Home prices began the year on an up-note as Median Sales Price increased 3.4 percent to $145,000 while Days on Market was down 0.6 percent to 143 days. Absorption rates improved as Months Supply of Inventory was down 16.9 percent to 11.7 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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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.