Columbia SC Real Estate Update 2-24-11
TODAY'S HEADLINES / FEB. 24, 2011
Unlike in some states, such as Kentucky, non-distressed homes that sold in 2010 in South Carolina saw a slight bump in sales price, on average. But homes that were sold in foreclosure in this state took a 21% discount for the year and a 20% cut for the fourth quarter.
The company, based in Illinois, also has locations in Charleston and Greenville, as well as more than 150 corporate-owned facilities across the United States and Canada. The company focuses on the automotive total-loss industry.
The S.C. House approved a charter schools bill, H. 3241, that will among other things change state funding to charter schools. The House passed the measure on an 85-32 vote.
The University of South Carolina was cited as having affordable tuition, giving more than 1,000 need-based and merit-based scholarships for freshman each year; respected academic programs; faculty who are leaders in their fields; and a vibrant student life and atmosphere.
The Sales and Marketing Council of Columbia, a council of the Home Builders Association of Greater Columbia, awarded it first Member of the Year honor to Jessica Chase of Essex Homes.
Nexsen Pruet attorney George Scott has been appointed province president of North Carolina and assistant province president of South Carolina and Georgia for the Phi Delta Phi international legal fraternity.
The University of South Carolina’s Darla Moore School of Business has named the recipients of its Distinguished Alumni and Young Alumni awards and the Distinguished Service Award.
The University of South Carolina is seeking a prospect management coordinator to be responsible for the entry of prospect management data for all college-based and central Development Office fundraisers in Columbia. A bachelor's degree and three years experience in collecting, scheduling, processing and reporting information in a data processing environment and strong organizational skills are desired. For more information about this opportunity or to apply, click here.