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April 2008

There are 2 blog entries for April 2008.

We all hear the gloom and doom on the nightly national news broadcast. Some newly released numbers from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics cast a positive light on the Greenville South Carolina employment and jobs situation.

The report looked at employment numbers among all metro area work forces of 200,000 or more for the period of February 2007 to February 2008. Greenville came in fourth in the nation with job growth of 9,000 or 2.9%. This growth was 5 times the national average.

Greenville SC is a great place to live and work and is also becoming a popular retirement destination. Please visit my Greenville South Carolina Real Estate home search to view some of the homes currently for sale in our area. If a move to Greenville is in your future,

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The Greenville SC Real Estate market continues to outperform the majority of markets in the United States.  According to GGAR our local MLS board, sales of single family homes for the first quarter of 2008 were lower by 20% compared to 2007. However the average sales price was up 4% and homes continue to sell for 97% of list price.

     First Quarter Comparison
  2007 2008
Homes Sold 2062 1593
Avg. Sales Price $178,947 $186,475
Days on Mkt. 91 101

There are currently 5,613 single family homes

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