Lee & Associates Opens 2012 With Its 46th Office

Torrance, CA - February 13, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lee & Associates, one of the largest full-service commercial real estate firms in the country, continues where it left off at the end of 2011 by unveiling a new office in Charleston, SC. Following new office openings in New York and Naples/Ft. Myers, FL., in November and December, Lee & Associates Charleston marks the firm’s 46th office nationwide. Located at 126 Seven Farms, Suite 110, Lee Charleston will not only give the organization another flag in its Southeast operations, but will provide an important outlet for its national outreach.

South Carolina REALTORS® Release December 2011 Market Numbers

COLUMBIA, S.C. - January 17, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its December 2011 statewide market reports. New Listings in the state of South Carolina decreased 12.4 percent to 5,233. Pending Sales were up 11.4 percent to 3,173. Inventory levels shrank 15.6 percent to 48,158 units, extending the signature trend of 2011. Prices were fairly stable. The Meidan Sales Prices increased 0.3 percent o $150,366. Days on Market increased 3.6 percent to 148 days. Absorption rates improved as Months Supply of Inventory was down 16.0 percent to 11.9 months.

South Carolina REALTORS® Release October Market Numbers

COLUMBIA, S.C. - November 15, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its October 2011 statewide market reports. Record low mortgage rates, affordable prices and favorable negotiating leverage seem to be driving purchases.

South Carolina properties integrated onto dynamic real estate search page with custom IDX solution

EUGENE, OR - November 4, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. is pleased to announce Brandy Stump of Vintage Estates Realty, LLC as the latest addition to the growing network of real estate professionals choosing to update their websites with an IDX solution. The comprehensive database of Coastal Carolinas MLS (CCAR) is seamlessly displayed on the website Stump hosts, giving home seekers a complete online property search. With the unique IDX solution he presents online, Stump has forever changed the way potential South Carolina buyers search for luxury properties online.

South Carolina real estate group adopts innovative IDX Broker software to create dynamic online...

EUGENE, OR - November 1, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- South Carolina property listings are now easier than ever to search for, with the addition of an IDX solution to the professional website of Realtor Howard Brown. Thanks to IDX, Inc., IDX Broker software now supports the innovative search page Brown hosts online. With so many Hartsville, South Carolina properties available through the Greater Pee Dee MLS (PDMLS), the IDX solution Brown hosts dramatically simplifies and narrows the online home search experience for area home seekers.

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina real estate search made simple with IDX-enabled website of Bob...

EUGENE, OR - October 12, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. is pleased to welcome the real estate expertise of Kathy Foxworth of Litus Realty to the growing network of realty professionals dedicated to serving the needs of her clients. Home seekers in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina can now participate and experience a dynamic online real estate search conveniently on the website of Foxworth. Coastal Carolinas MLS (CCMLS) listings are integrated onto Foxworth’s search page, giving potential buyers a comprehensive database of property listings to search through. Finding a home in and around in Myrtle Beach has never been so easy!

South Carolina REALTORS® UnConference a Success

COLUMBIA, S.C. - September 22, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) Annual Conference and Expo, UnConference, was a big success with hundreds of REALTORS® from across the state in attendance. The event was held at the Hyatt Regency in Greenville, South Carolina September 14-16. Highlights of the conference are listed below. Photos and interviews are available upon request.

Kathie Gajda with The Gajda & Gutbrod Real Estate Corner his Website Using IDX...

EUGENE, OR - September 22, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- With new accounts being set up each day, IDX, Inc. is pleased to welcome real estate agent Kathie Gajda with The Gajda & Gutbrod Real Estate Corner in Greenville, South Carolina to the every growing list of real estate professionals customizing the search function of their website with IDX Broker software. Visitors to Gajda’s site can now search the thousands of properties available on the Greater Greenvile MLS (GGMLS) and create custom searches to help them narrow down their results. Using Internet Data Exchange (IDX) technology, search options and results are displayed on Gajda’s website in a seamlessly integrated format.

South Carolina REALTORS® Release August Market Numbers

COLUMBIA, S.C. - September 15, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its August 2011 statewide market reports. Despite some choppy waters in August, there have been noteworthy shifts on both sides of the closing table. Buyer activity is moving back in line with historical trends while sellers are making fewer concessions in order to sell their homes.

Bus Tour Brings Home Ownership Matters to Columbia, South Carolina

Columbia, SC - September 12, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Future homebuyers across South Carolina soon may not have access to affordable mortgages. That's just one of the many issues the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) and the South Carolina Association of REALTORS® (SCR) wants residents to know about as the Home Ownership Matters Bus Tour pulls into town on September 19.

Husband-Wife Realtor Team use IDX Broker software to connect Charleston area buyers with their...

EUGENE, OR - August 23, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, IDX, Inc. is pleased to announce Isle of Palms, South Carolina real estate team John Gillies and Gabrielle Gregorie-Gillies have adopted a customizable IDX solution for their professional website. The Gillies now host a dynamic IDX-synced search page, which seamlessly displays Charleston-Trident listings right on their website. As members of the Charleston-Trident Association of Realtors, the Gillies have long had access to thousands of detailed South Carolina listings. Now, thanks to their IDX solution, the Gillies' clients can experience the same level of accessibility to the database directly on the Gillies' website, a privilege once reserved solely for real estate agents and brokers.

South Carolina REALTORS® release July market numbers

COLUMBIA, S.C. - August 15, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its July 2011 statewide market reports. At the height of summer, we're finally beginning to move beyond comparisons to the 2010 incentive market. Even so, sudden changes in sales volumes are likely due to factors occurring at this time last year. Qualified buyers may find more attractive opportunities now than during either of the recent tax credits. Interest rates should hold their ground around five percent, though the shift in the federal credit rating could change that. Some indicators suggest improving conditions.

Carol Patterson makes paradise easier to find for her Lake Keowee home seekers with...

EUGENE, OR - July 22, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Carol Patterson of Pinnacle Real Estate in Lake Keowee, South Carolina, has adopted the revolutionary IDX Broker software. Now, Patterson can integrate thousands of listings onto her website with a simple click of a mouse. The Western Upstate (WUAR) database of listings is seamlessly linked to Patterson's website, giving her clients a complete network of properties to effortlessly search through.

South Carolina REALTORS® release May market numbers

COLUMBIA, S.C. - June 15, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its May 2011 Market Reports. For the nation as a whole, the National Association of REALTORS® reports that the homeownership rate has shifted from 69.0 percent in 2005 to 66.5 percent, so far in 2011.

South Carolina REALTORS® helps keep housing top of mind in Nation’s Capital

COLUMBIA, S.C. - May 20, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) was among more than 8,000 Realtors® in Washington, D.C., last week advocating to keep housing first on our nation’s public policy agenda during the National Association of Realtors® 2011 Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo. SCR members and leadership also met with policymakers on Capitol Hill to address today’s real estate challenges.

Lee & Associates Expands With New Office In South Carolina

Torrance, CA - May 11, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lee & Associates, one of the largest commercial real estate brokerage firms in the country, has opened its newest office in Greenville, S.C. The firm now has 43 offices nationwide as it remains committed to its expansion campaign scheduled to continue through 2011.

“Point of Sale” repeal would create 35,000 jobs, spur South Carolina’s economy

COLUMBIA, S.C. - April 27, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Repeal of Point of Sale reassessments will increase investment in South Carolina real estate upward of $2.4 billion, resulting in a direct impact on jobs and the economy, according to an economic analysis commissioned by the South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR).

South Carolina REALTORS® release March market numbers

COLUMBIA, S.C. - April 15, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its March 2011 Market Reports. On the housing supply front, the largest gain occurred in the $100,000 and Below rage, with an increase of 8.8 percent to 12,420 units; while Pending Sales in the state were down 7.4 percent from the same period one year prior.

Thorough online property search feature made possible for Greenville, South Carolina buyers thanks to...

EUGENE, OR - April 121, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Realtor Kathy Sheehan has enabled the IDX, Inc. premier technology, IDX Broker software, onto her real estate website, creating an unparalleled database of Greater Greenville MLS (GGMLS) listings, conveniently on her website. Sheehan has made it so simple for South Carolina home seekers to experience an online property search that is both effective and efficient at matching buyers with their dream home. The IDX solution Sheehan has adopted has forever changed the way she does business online

South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) selected as one of the winners of the Gone Google...

COLUMBIA, S.C. - April 5, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Last week, South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) was named one of the 10 organizations world-wide to win the latest Gone Google advertising contest. Interested organizations were invited to submit written details about the impact that Google Apps for Business has had on their organization and why they believe that they should be featured in a Gone Google ad.


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.


Clyburn Statement on Introduction of the Restoring Tax Credits For Affordable...

U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn (SC) today released the following statement after introducing the Restoring Tax Credits for Affordable Housing Act and cosponsoring a package of affordable housing bills.