Columbia SC Real Estate & Business Report

Real Estate Agent - Russell & Jeffcoat Real Estate Corp.
Most of what is written here will pertain to real estate and economic issues pertaining to the Columbia SC area, although I may sneak in a story or two about baseball or the universe or good service received at a restaurant. I represent sellers of existing homes and buyers of new and existing homes in the Columbia SC area.
Jim Walter Homes Has Gone Out Of Business The sagging economy has tagged another American fixture.  Jim Walter Homes, which has been building modular homes since 1946, announced that it is closing all it's offices nationwide. Photo courtesy of Jim Walter Homes  The sales office is now closed and ...
11 Acre Office Park Planned For Clemson Road    Columbia, SC   The Columbia Planning Commission has approved a site plan for the Sandhills Professional Center to be built between I-20 and Two Notch road.  Forum Development purchased the land for the complex from Richland County in 2007.  Construc...
Columbia SC   This 1660 SF home located in the Waterbury neighborhood off Garners Ferry Road just came on the market for $129,900.               The family room has a large rock fireplace and cathedral ceilings with French doors leading out to the screened in porch.    Terry Edwards    www.Featur...
Columbia, SC   This new NE Columbia home was just about completed and the builder ran out of cash.  The kitchen needs a range and quarter round molding around the floor. The entry way needs the quarter round also and the crawl space access door needs some work. There are a few dings in the vinyl ...
12-29-08 Beginning this evening right after the sun goes down (about 5:45) the southwestern sky will feature a performance by three planets and the last new moon of 2008. This evening the two day old moon will set just to the lower right of Mercury and Jupiter and will change positions each eveni...
Columbia,SC     Here is a quick look at what $150,000 will get you in the greater Columbia, SC area.  This model home in the Jacob's Creek community in NE Columbia is practically being given away.  It has 4 bedrooms and 3 baths and a 2 car garage.  There is a master suite upstairs and down, plus ...
Columbia SC For the first time in a long time the total number of home sales in the Greater Columbia area dropped from the previous year.  Even though mortgage rates were below 6.5% the entire year Columbia's sales were off by more than 2,000 units.   The Columbia area sales of Condos and Patio H...
Columbia, SC This nice 3 bedroom/2 bath home with over 1500 SF of heated space on a cul-de-sac was recently purchased by one of my clients for under $110,000 !!  The Waterbury neighborhood was established in the 1975 to 1985 building boom in SE Columbia.  The homes range from 1200 to 2200 square ...
 2008 feels as if it will never end. Now the world's timekeepers are making it even longer by adding a leap second to the last day of the year. To deal with a slowing rotation of the Earth, timekeepers will add an extra second to the atomic clocks this year. An extra second will be tacked on to ...
Columbia, SC    More store closings, layoffs and auto industry problems are grabbing all the headlines recently.  One silver lining in this recession is the number of larger homes that are selling for waaaaay less than just a year ago.  It's not uncommon to find 3,000 plus square foot homes like ...

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