Columbia SC Real Estate & Business Report

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Real Estate Agent - Russell & Jeffcoat Real Estate Corp.
Most of what is written here will pertain to real estate and economic issues pertaining to the Columbia SC area, although I may sneak in a story or two about baseball or the universe or good service received at a restaurant. I represent sellers of existing homes and buyers of new and existing homes in the Columbia SC area.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
COLUMBIA, S.C.     Construction will soon begin on a six-story downtown parking garage that will supply an additional 530 parking spaces at the corner of Taylor and Sumter streets.  A lighted walkway will lead around the corner to Main Street on the block with the new Mast General Store and The N...
Posted almost 3 years ago
Rural Home Loans for Qualified Buyers Now available.......affordable homeownership with a USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) Rural Housing Guaranteed Home Loan.  Rural home loans are designed for qualified moderate income borrowers who purchase a home in a USDA rural mapped area.  Alm...
Posted almost 3 years ago
Columbia SC      Everyone enjoys a good deal, and here is one that didn't get away from these first time home buyers. We had been looking for the right home for nearly a year and when I ran across this foreclosure I called the young couple and told them they needed to see this house quick, becaus...
Posted almost 3 years ago
A Baseball Fan's Analogy of Our Current Economy According to the National Bureau of Economic Research the current economic expansion turns two years old next month. That's good to know.  Why don't we see it?  This is an attempt at a baseball analogy of our economy, so let's take a look at our ros...
Posted almost 3 years ago
     Schneider Electric     8821 Garners Ferry Road     2nd Annual Schneider Electric Car, Truck and Bike Show               Admission was only $5 and proceeds went to the American Heart Association                          Racing History & Highlights: 2009 Pro Street Winner at Orlando World Stre...
Posted almost 3 years ago
Columbia SC     Not only have the prices of existing homes dropped in the last three years but falling real estate values have also affected new homes.  The local builders are building smaller, less embellished homes.  Young buyers are looking for more kitchen cabinets and larger closets vs. gran...
Posted almost 3 years ago
9711 Garners Ferry Road  Hopkins SC 29061  Home For Sale   On April 30, 1924 the Horrell Hill area of Hopkins was struck by a tornado that killed 24.  Four children died at the Horrell Hill Elementary School when the storm demolished it. This home for sale was located next to the school and provi...
Posted almost 3 years ago
Columbia SC     I have never been a big fan of adjustable rate mortgages....until this week.  A large mortgage bank in the midlands has just announced an ARM with a locked in rate of just 4.0% for 10 years that provides a great opportunity for home buyers who will only be in their homes for a lim...
Posted almost 3 years ago
Columbia SC     Check out this black and white film footage of the grand opening of Owens Field and the Curtiss Wright hangar in Columbia, SC in 1930.  Bi-planes, aerial views of Columbia and the State House, and one of the first Goodyear Blimps are all packed in to this silent newsreel. Gotta lo...
Posted almost 3 years ago
Columbia SC     Verizon Wireless will join T-Mobile this week as Columbia's fastest 4G network service providers for smartphones and tablets.   4G service, which is short for 4th generation, is several times faster than 3G technology and will cut the download time of large files like books and mo...
Posted about 3 years ago
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