- Blog Archive: August, 2016

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August 2016

There are 2 blog entries for August 2016.

Today is the first day of school for the 73,500 students attending the 92 schools in Greenville County. Enrollment numbers are up about 500 over 2015 which is a typical year over year increase. This year there are 13 new principals and a total of more than 6,000 teachers in the county.

New for this school year, Greenville County schools will be providing free breakfast for all students. Also the school district is beginning the 3 year roll out of the personalized learning program which consists of each student in grades 3 though 12 being provided a Chromebook. The initial group of 10 schools are starting the program today.

Please be extra careful in the school zones in the morning and afternoon and keep our kids safe.

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We made it through an extremely warm July and are looking forward to the arrival of fall with cooler temps and the return of college football. Single family home sales for the month of July were off slightly compared to last July but year to date sales are up 6%. Homes for sale inventory increased slightly over last month but remains low.

There are currently 3,544 single family homes for sale in the Greenville SC MLS with 817 of these being new or to be built homes. During the month of July there were 1,003 homes sold for an average price of $226,793 which represented a 2.4% discount off list price. These homes sold in an average of 53 days on market. Year to date there have been 6,567 homes sold which compares to 6,168 sold for the same time

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