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.
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The Paralyzed Veterans of America is an organization of veterans who have served honorably in the armed forces that have injuries affecting the spinal cord. They largely depend upon the generosity of patriotic Americans. A paraplegic is an individual who has suffered a spinal cord injury result...
Columbia SC Tonight's sky will feature a close pairing of Venus, Jupiter and a young moon in the southwest right after sunset. Look for the dimly lit features of the moon due to "earthshine", which is sunlight reflecting off the earth and illuminating the moon's surface. Illustration courtesy of ...
Columbia, SC What a pleasure it is to list a beautiful, well maintained home. The Olde Woodlands neighborhood is located behind the Veterans Hospital on Garners Ferry Road in Columbia, South Carolina. The neighborhood was built in the 1960s and '70s and consists mainly of 3 and 4 bedroom bric...
Columbia, SC The Standard & Poor's National Home Price Index dropped almost 17% during the 3rd quarter compared to home values of a year ago. Selling prices have not been this low since 2004. At the same time the Consumer Confidence Index rose in November from 39 to 45. Couple that...
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With Christmas only 5 weeks away I was wondering what toys were the most popular this year and I found this list from the BIGresearch firm: 2008 Top Toys for Girls 1. Barbie (Last Year's Rank: 1)2. Disney Hannah Montana (6)3. Dolls (generic) (3)4. Bratz (2)5. Nintendo Wii (7)6. Video Games (-)7. ...
With all the terrible news on TV and the general funk effecting us all it is good to know there are still business deals taking place. The state of Georgia just agreed to purchase $873 Million worth of goods and services that will benefit IBM, Dell and Xerox plus all their suppliers. http:/...
A press release from Tivo and Domino's Pizza this week states they have teamed up to offer delivery service from your remote control. This is the first time in history we will be able to fully experience couch commerce by ordering pizza directly through our television set. You'll see a televisio...
Columbia, SC Bank of America Mortgage now offers a Borrowers Protection Plan at no cost to the homeowner. This plan covers borrowers in the event of disability, job loss and hospitalization. This program is available on new mortgages and takes effect 90 days after the closing. It will cover ...
I just read a National Association Of Realtors report that states "55% of today's home buyers are Gen Xers" (between the ages of 27-43). A quick check through my file cabinet of buyers I have worked with in the Columbia area over the past 18 months breaks down to: Gen Yers 7% Gen Xers 3...