Charleston SC Homes For Sale : Greater Charleston March 2014 Housing Indicators

Charleston, South Carolina area is a great place to live or have a vacation home. The weather is great, the beaches are fantastic, golf courses are abundant, there are many historical sites, the architecture is unbelievable, the dining is unbeatable, and the people are the friendliest in the country. It is because of these reasons that I believe Charleston SC Homes are truly unique. I look forward to helping you with any of your Charleston SC Homes For Sale needs in Charleston, Berkeley, or Dorchester counties. Today’s article is titled:

Charleston SC Homes For Sale : Greater Charleston March 2014 Housing Indicators

Charleston SC Homes For Sale : Greater Charleston March 2014 Housing Indicators

During this year's spring refresh, seller activity is the first item on the watch list. Low inventory has been a national headline grabber, and many are eager to see if this is the year that brings a bevy of new properties to market for ready-to-buyers. Investor activity and cash purchases should be monitored, as well, along with any increases
in new construction. And although interest rates are up from their all-time lows, borrowing costs are still remarkably affordable. It's cheaper to own than to rent in
 
New Listings in the Charleston area increased 4.3 percent to 2,028. Pending Sales were up 20.3 percent to 1,512. Inventory levels shrank 8.1 percent to 5,953 units.  Prices marched higher. The Median Sales Price increased 9.4 percent to $219,728.
 
Days on Market was down 11.5 percent to 77 days. Absorption rates improved as Months Supply of Inventory was down 21.3 percent to 5.4 months.
 
Consumers are in better shape for the current financial landscape, just in time for the primary home-buying season. Along with an uptick in consumer confidence, GDP growth was revised up to 2.6 percent by the Commerce Department. Consumer spending has risen and claims for unemployment benefits have decreased.  Economic health fuels housing market growth. Employed, confident people with rising incomes tend to purchase real property.  CLICK HERE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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Carolina Joe Just Listed 354 and 66 N Nassau Street 29403 Vacant Lots For Sale

The Charleston, South Carolina area is a great place to live or have a vacation home.  The weather is great, the beaches are fantastic, golf courses are abundant, there are many historical sites, the architecture is unbelievable, the dining is unbeatable, and the people are the friendliest in the country.  It is because of these reasons that I believe that Charleston SC Homes are truly unique.  I look forward to helping you with any of your here at Charleston SC Homes For Sale we look forward to meeting all your real estate needs in Charleston, Berkeley, or Dorchester counties. Today’s article is titled:

Charleston SC Real Estate For Sale :  Carolina Joe Just Listed 354 and 66 N Nassau Street 29403 Vacant Lots For Sale

Carolina Joe Just Listed 354 and 66 N Nassau Street 29403 Vacant Lots For Sale

354 Nassau Street (tms # 459-01-01-052) and 66 Nassau Street (tms # 459-01-01-053) are contiguous with each other and are listed separately in MLS.  The two will be sold together.  Each lot is 24’ by 60’ for a combined size of 48’ by 60’.  These lots are close to I-26, the Mount Pleasant Bridge, and just a few minutes from the heart of downtown.  The dimensions are taken from the tax records.  It may be possible to build a home on each parcel.  The buyer is responsible for verifying any information that they may consider to be of importance.

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Carolina Joe Just Listed Vacant Building Lot on Romney Street 29403 for $54,900

The Charleston, South Carolina area is a great place to live or have a vacation home.  The weather is great, the beaches are fantastic, golf courses are abundant, there are many historical sites, the architecture is unbelievable, the dining is unbeatable, and the people are the friendliest in the country.  It is because of these reasons that I believe that Charleston SC Homes are truly unique.  I look forward to helping you with any of your here at Charleston SC Homes For Sale we look forward to meeting all your real estate needs in Charleston, Berkeley, or Dorchester counties. Today’s article is titled:

Charleston SC Homes For Sale :  Carolina Joe Just Listed Vacant Building Lot on Romney Street 29403 for $54,900

Carolina Joe Just Listed Vacant Building Lot on Romney Street 29403 for $54,900

This lot is cleared and ready to build on.  This lot on Romney Street is one of the few buildable lots currently on the market in Downtown Charleston.  Buyer should verify availability of utilities and if sewer and water have been tapped.  Lot has quick access to both downtown Charleston and I-26.

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Charleston SC Real Estate : March 2014 Housing Trends Newsletter

Charleston SC Real Estate :  March 2014 Housing Trends Newsletter

Charleston SC Real Estate :  March 2014 Housing Trends Newsletteretter

Welcome to the most current Housing Trends eNewsletter. This eNewsletter is specially designed for you, with national and local housing information that you may find useful whether you’re in the market for a home, thinking about selling your home, or just interested in homeowner issues in general.

Please click on this link to view the Housing Trends MAR-2014 Newsletter http://carolinajoe.housingtrendsenewsletter.com

The Housing Trends eNewsletter contains the latest information from the National Association of REALTORS®, the U.S. Census Bureau, Realtor.org reports and other sources.

Housing Trends eNewsletter is filled with local and national real estate sales and price activity provided by MLSs and the National Association of Realtors, U.S. Census Bureau key market indicators, consumer videos, blogs, real estate glossary, mortgage rates and calculators, consumer articles, and REALTOR.com local community reports.

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Sound decisions can only be made with accurate and reliable information, and I am happy to be a trusted resource for you. Thank you for the opportunity to provide you with this monthly eNewsletter, and I look forward to answering any questions you may have and to the opportunity to be your REALTOR® in the future.

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Charleston SC Real Estate : Carolina Joe Just Sold 7473 Highway 162 Hollywood SC 29449

The Charleston, South Carolina area is a great place to live or have a vacation home.  The weather is great, the beaches are fantastic, golf courses are abundant, there are many historical sites, the architecture is unbelievable, the dining is unbeatable, and the people are the friendliest in the country.  It is because of these reasons that I believe that Charleston SC Homes are truly unique.  I look forward to helping you with any of your here at Charleston SC Homes For Sale we look forward to meeting all your real estate needs in Charleston, Berkeley, or Dorchester counties. Today’s article is titled:


Charleston SC Real Estate  :  Carolina Joe Just Sold 7473 Highway 162 Hollywood SC 29449

Charleston SC Real Estate  :  Carolina Joe Just Sold 7473 Highway 162 Hollywood SC 29449


7473 Highway 162 is located on the left side of Highway 162 (heading towards Highway 174) approximately 0.2 miles past Storage Road.  7473 Highway 162 is a 3.5 acre tract that has an old home and out-buildings on it.  The home and out-buildings are of no value.  The driveway is approximately 751 feet long.  The value is in the land only.  There is electricity on site.  This is a foreclosure and all property dimensions and acreage are from the property tax record.  It appears as though a contiguous property may be using part of the deeded driveway for their driveway.  The buyer should research this possible encroachment if it is a concern.   The seller has no additional information.

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Charleston SC Homes For Sale : Flood Insurance – What’s Next?

Charleston, South Carolina area is a great place to live or have a vacation home. The weather is great, the beaches are fantastic, golf courses are abundant, there are many historical sites, the architecture is unbelievable, the dining is unbeatable, and the people are the friendliest in the country. It is because of these reasons that I believe Charleston SC Homes are truly unique. I look forward to helping you with any of your Charleston SC Homes For Sale needs in Charleston, Berkeley, or Dorchester counties. Today’s article is titled:

Charleston SC Homes For Sale : Flood Insurance – What’s Next?

Charleston SC Homes For Sale : Flood Insurance - What's Next?

Last week, Congress passed the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act, which substantially changes Biggert-Waters and the consequences associated with it. The new legislation will remove the point of sale trigger allowing homeowners to assume subsidized rates and permanently keeps grandfathered rates in place. However, this legislation will take time for FEMA to implement. Click here for additional information.

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