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July 2008

There are 4 blog entries for July 2008.

This year has been challenging but rewarding for me. Below is an excerpt from a Coldwell Banker Caine Press Release.

"Brad Halter, President and General Manager of Coldwell Banker Caine, recently recognized real estate agent Eddy Kicker as the Top Producer from the company's Verdae Office. Eddy earned this distinction from 133-Greenville based agents for the second quarter of 2008.

Kicker, the office's Top Producer graduated from Louisiana Tech in Business Administration and has more than 20 years of corporate experience. A resident of Greenville since 1988, Kicker has been a Realtor with Coldwell Banker Caine since 2001. His real estate practice is focused on relocation clients and the use of advanced technology to assist them in finding their new

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Do you still watch the news on TV? I get so depressed with all the gloom and doom that I try to avoid the continual banter about the latest reason we are going to be waiting for an economic recovery. In Greenville, we are not totally insulated from the fallout caused by some of the news of the economy but we are faring very well.

Through July 28th, there have been 4,438 homes sold in our MLS according the Greater Greenville Association of Realtors. The average price of these homes was $189,751 which is about 3% higher than the homes sold in the same time period in 2007. Days on market this year has averaged 95 days versus 84 days in 2007.

There are 6,113 active homes currently for sale in our MLS with 1,401 of them being brand new/never lived in

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Searching for homes online can be exciting and informative. I have just upgraded my Greenville SC area online home search and wanted you to be aware of the improvements so you can take advantage of them.

To begin your search, click on the ADVANCED SEARCH tab near the top of the page. Input your critical criteria such as price, square footage range etc. Once you click the SEARCH button at the bottom of the page, you will see the results of your search listed with 15 homes per page. You can now instantly REFINE your search in the left column by adding more criteria or changing your original input. You don't have to start over each time which is a real time savings.

Once you have your criteria set, click SAVE THIS SEARCH and it will automatically be named…
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Eighty Nine percent of 700 Greenville residents surveyed reported they were happy with the quality of life here according to findings just released by The Greenville Planning Department and Greenville Forward. Sixty Five percent stated quality schools are the most important factor supporting the overall quality of life.

When asked what Greenville's biggest accomplishment over the past 10 years was, over half named Falls Park in the downtown area. Falls Park has become the centerpiece to Greenville's popular downtown area.

Greenville is a great place to live and work. If a move to the Greenville area is in your plans, please contact me and let's work together to find your new home here.
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