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2009 

Home Sales 2008 Irmo: 1,224 (-25% from 2007) NE: 2,261 (-20% from 2007) 2007 Irmo: 1,631 (-1% from 2006) NE: 2,835 (-11% from 2006) 2006 Irmo: 1,654 (-4% from 2005) NE: 3,174 (+5% from 2005) 2005 Irmo: 1,729 (+2% from 2004) NE: 3,023 (+14% from 2004) Median Price 2008 Irmo: $135,500 (+4% from 200...
01/30/2009
Downtown - 29201, 29204, 29205, 29206 Home Sales 2008: 1,023 (-17% from 2007) 2007: 1,230 (-8% from 2006) 2006: 1,334 (+14% from 2005) 2005: 1,172 (+7% from 2004) Median Price 2008: $180,000 (+5% from 2007) 2007: $172,000 (+5% from 2006) 2006: $163,900 (+12% from 2005) 2005: $146,700 (+8% from 2004)
01/28/2009
Lexington - 29072, 29073 Home Sales 2008: 1,470 (-26% from 2007) 2007: 1985 (+13% from 2006) 2006: 1,758 (+2% from 2005) 2005: 1,730 (+10% from 2004) Median Price 2008: $154,400 (-1% from 2007) 2007: $156,465 (+3% from 2006) 2006: $151,797 (+7% from 2005) 2005: $141,812 (+10% from 2004)
01/28/2009
During the colder months, we all spend more time indoors and the quality of the air inside becomes more important.  There are many things that can pollute the air including combustion sources such as oil, gas, wood and tobacco, building materials such as insulation and damp carpet, household clea...
01/27/2009
Did anyone see the South Carolina vs Florida basketball game last night?  With 4.7 seconds left, Zam Fredricks missed a foul shot putting us 1 point shy of a tie.  The foul was rebounded by Florida's Chandler Parson's who then got a chance at a foul shot with 3.3 seconds left, but failed to make ...
01/22/2009
Conspicuous consumption is out and deal-hunting is in.  There are many home buyers out there despite the recession, but they require a lot more value for their money.  Home sellers must resist the urge to argue over small money matters and realize they will probably get a good deal on the next ho...
01/19/2009
Down here in South Carolina, we are not used to the cold weather we are about to experience. Here are some tips on how to prepare your pipes for some FREEZING weather! Outside plumbing Caulk around pipes where they enter the house . Close all foundation vents. (Open foundation vents are probably ...
01/15/2009
The Courtyards at Salem Place Experience Luxury Lifestyles Near Lake Murray www.CourtyardsatSalemPlace.com All-brick exteriors with stucco trim Two-car garage Stainless steel appliances Granite countertops Carpet, hardwood and ceramic tile flooring Kitchen pantry Trey ceiling in Great Room Custom...
01/08/2009
It's often said someone makes money even in a bad economy. Whereas workers in some industries are being laid off by the thousands, in others the watchword is "hired," not "fired," as new employees are being promised high paying jobs. Of course, many of the jobs have their downsides, but the finan...
01/07/2009
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