Post-Super Bowl Housing Hunting Season

Homebuilder executives and economists predict a post-Super Bowl bounce in demand for residential construction as Americans turn their attention from football to another national pastime: house hunting! Excerpt from Bloomberg Businessweek February 08, 2011, 12:24 AM EST By Kathleen M. Howley See entire article at: http://www.businessweek.com/news/2011-02-08/new-home-recovery-seen-as-post-super-bowl-selling-season-starts.html

Stats Support Recovery

On February 1, 2011, I attended a Market Update for Realtors with guest speaker, Joseph Von Nessen, Ph.D., a research economist with the University of South Carolina. Dr. Von Nessen relayed there are many statistics out there supporting we are truly in a recovery mode and that 2009 was the bottom for most real estate… Read More

The Scoop

Among South Carolina‚Äôs largest regions, Charleston and North Charleston posted the highest number of foreclosures in 2010, but the number of homes in distress still fell by more than 90% from 2009 to 2010 in the region. The Charleston/North Charleston areas had the highest percentage of homes in foreclosure for 2010, at 2.74%, down from… Read More