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March 2012 Archives

Property tax changes benefit commercial real estate development

It's very encouraging to find out that government-initiated reforms accomplish what they intend to do. South Carolina commercial real estate developers in Charleston, and across the state, have noticed the positive impact of recent changes to property tax laws. Many developers have noted that many of the problems that came up during transactions have largely been impacted by the new tax laws.

Foreclosure whistleblower hopes homeowner's find relief

As the housing crisis and foreclosure scandals have been unfolding across the country, one woman has maintained her focus on helping homeowners find some relief from foreclosure. This woman was compelled by her own experience to become an advocate for those in fear of losing their homes. Not so long ago, the woman herself was dealing with the foreclosure of her home. During that time, the woman, who is also an attorney, helped to uncover bank fraud that would capture the nation's attention. Even though a settlement between lenders and the federal government has been reached, there are still many South Carolina homeowners worried about foreclosure.

Residential real estate sales on the rise in Charleston area

Throughout the country people are starting to see some evidence that the economy is finally on the mend. This news is especially important news for states, such as South Carolina, that were particularly affected by the recession. One particularly encouraging sign is that the residential real estate market in Charleston, and surrounding areas, improved over the last month. As the economy picks up, more and more families will hopefully help to keep the trend going.

Charleston area may see more short sales

The residential real estate market in the Charleston area has seen a lot of change over the last few years. Thankfully, local real estate analysts believe the housing market is finally stabilizing, which is welcome news for homeowners looking to buy or sell. However, some raise questions about how an increasing number of homes for sale will affect prices and, subsequently, the South Carolina short sale market.

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