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March 2008

There are 4 blog entries for March 2008.

Whether you are new to my Greenville South Carolina real estate web site or have been a visitor for some time, I wanted to make you aware of some additional choices now available in my Advanced Home Search. Our Greenville MLS board has now allowed us to add some additional search fields that my clients will find beneficial while conducting your home search.

  1. Garage Capacity-Now you can specify None, One, Two or Three+ car garages.
  2. Number of Stories-You can specify One, One and a half, Two, Split Level or Three+
  3. Age of Home-This now reflects the same age ranges used by Realtor in our board.

My site offers more search criteria than any other site available to people looking to buy homes in our area. Please use my site and use me to

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BMW announced today that they will be expanding their Greer, South Carolina assembly plant at a cost of $750 million and would add 500 new jobs. BMW estimates it will take 3 years to complete the expansion focused on the assembly shop and the paint shop.

The announced expansion is part of BMW's plans to increase production from 150,000 vehicles per year to nearly 240,000 by 2012.  This will be the fourth major expansion since the plant opened in Greer.

BMW is but one of the major employers in our area. We are proud of our diverse economy here and enjoy continued growth due to successful companies like BMW.

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The following is provided by Bert Karrer with Countrywide Home Loans

 

PRESIDENT'S ECONOMIC GROWTH PACKAGE TO MAKE NEARLY A QUARTER OF A MILLION FAMILIES ELIGIBLE FOR FHA-INSURED MORTGAGES
FHA implements temporary higher loan limits to help families keep their homes

 

Nearly a quarter of a million more families could be eligible this year to purchase or refinance their homes using affordable, FHA-insured mortgages, thanks to the economic growth package signed into law by President Bush last month. The Economic Stimulus Act of 2008 will allow HUD's Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to temporarily increase its loan limits and insure larger mortgages at a more affordable price in high cost areas of the country.

 

"The stimulus…
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Now that the first two months of 2008 are behind us, I thought you might like to know the state of the Greenville South Carolina Real Estate market. The national news continues to fill the air waves with negative information about the housing market. Fortunately, the Greenville market, while down in sales, has continued to outperform the majority of markets across the country. Interest rates continue to be low and a good opportunity for home buyers to lock in at attractive rates. Below is a recap of the real estate activity for the first two months of 2008. This information is courtesy of GGAR.

Greenville SC Real Estate
  2007 2008
Units Sold

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