Columbia,SC Real Estate Update as of 1-18-2012
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TODAY'S HEADLINES | JAN. 18, 2012
S.C. lawmakers knock down idea of gas tax hike
Key leaders from the S.C. Senate and House of Representatives said Tuesday it’s unlikely the state’s share of taxes on gasoline will be hiked during this Legislative session despite funding woes in the state Department of Transportation.
Metro areas post gains in December home sales
Charleston, Columbia and Greenville reported increases in residential home sales last month compared to December 2010. Statewide, residential home sales dropped 1.6% for the month, with 3,595 home sales compared to 3,652 sales in December 2010.
Container volume up at port during 2011 calendar year
Container volume was up 1.2% during the 2011 calendar year, the S.C. State Ports Authority reported Tuesday. The SPA said during the first half of the fiscal year, container traffic was down less than one-third of 1% as the global economy remains flat.
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