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September 2009

There are 3 blog entries for September 2009.

Jennifer Wilson has joined the Eddy Kicker & Associates team with Realty-Advisors Carolina at the office located at 3445 Pelham Road. She has been a Realtor since 2005 with Coldwell Banker Caine and holds the ABR designation.


Jennifer is a Clemson graduate and has lived in the Greenville area for over 25 years. She is married with 3 children that attend Mauldin High School. Jennifer and her family have made both local and out of state moves and feel these experiences enable her to provide her clients a smooth relocation experience.


Eddy Kicker & Associates specializes in working with home buyers from all over the United States and the local area by providing superior information on the company’s real estate web site,

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The government sponsored first time home buyer $8000 stimulus program is scheduled to end with homes closed on or before November 30th.  Traditionally it has taken 30 days from the date of the contract to close most transactions but in the current environment, I suggest you allow 45 days or more. That means if you are planning to take advantage of this program, you need to be under contract no later than October 15th.


There has been much discussion about whether the government will extend the current program or continue it in a modified format. That is all speculation at this point and all we know for sure is the looming November 30th deadline for closings.

Let's review who is eligible for this program:

  • First
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The summer selling season is behind us and the final push is on for the first time home buyers to take advantage of the $8000 stimulus before it expires the end of November. While the number of homes sold so far this year trails last year's numbers, the average list to sell numbers remain strong at 95.7%. The information below is provided by the Greater Greenville Association of Realtors.

  • 452 homes sold in August
  • Average sales price $178,814
  • Average days on market-111
  • Year to date sales of single family homes are 28% lower than 2008
  • Current Active Listings-5,764. With 939 of these being new homes

Interest rates remain at historic lows and we have good inventory in all price classes. If a home purchase is in your future,

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