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April 2012

There are 2 blog entries for April 2012.

A just released news story provided some encouraging news for the Greenville SC housing and job market. Below are some highlights of the report.

  • There is a projected 10% increase in new home construction for 2012. In Greenville County for the first quarter of 2012 there were 447 building permits issued. That was a 23.1 % increase over the first quarter of 2011.
  • There were 3,092 new jobs created in the Upstate during 2011.
  • The inventory of used homes for sale is down over 17% which is a healthy sign.

Greenville continues to outperform most other major metropolitan areas and this news helps validate that point. 

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Warm weather has returned and the Greenville SC Real Estate market continues to show improvement over 2011 homes sales. Interest rates remain low and we have a healthly number of homes for sale in our market.

Below is a recap of real estate activity for single family home sales based on information from the Multiple Listing Service of Greenville, South Carolina, Inc. for March 2012.

  • There are currently 4,675 single family homes for sale in the Greenville South Carolina MLS. 575 of these homes are to be built/new never lived in homes.
  • During the month of March 557 homes closed for an average sales price of $171,225 which was an average of 5.5% off asking price. These homes sold in an average of 112 days on market. 
  • ​Year to date
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