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Real Estate Headlines for the First Week in October

Oh October. Halloween. The World Series. Columbus Day. My birthday. Candy everywhere you turn. There’s just so much to love about October, but before you start thinking about which Avenger you want to dress up as this year here’s your weekly dose of real estate headlines:

October 01 / 2013

Real Estate Headlines for Early August

That creeping feeling? It’s the end of summer haunting you. But let’s not fret quite yet. There’s still practically a full month of August left to enjoy the pool, the beach, and perhaps one last vacation. While you try to remember if you need to buy more suntan lotion, here’s your weekly dose of real estate headlines to start your week.

Real Estate Headlines for the Almost End of July

It’s only July. How dare stores already start to promote “back to school.” There’s still a full month of summer fun left. Before you take back your right to summer by running through the sprinkler in your backyard, here’s your weekly dose of real estate headlines:

Real Estate Headlines for the End of March

March is almost over and pretty soon you’ll be thinking you need to start doing something about that lawn. While you recover from an overload of college basketball craziness from this weekend, here are some real estate headlines to close out the last week of March:

Happy Independence Day!

While the calendar says July 4th, we know it truly is Independence Day. It’s a national holiday that oozes with patriotic pride and the taste of a backyard barbecue. We think of holidays at home being focused on Christmas or Thanksgiving, but for me July 4th is one of those holidays too.

Remembering Oconee Drive

As I was thinking back, it occurred to me that I purchased my home 40 years ago this year. It was 113 Oconee Drive in Spartanburg, South Carolina. The year was 1970 and I bought it (with some help from my parents) for what seemed like a huge sum of money – less than $30,000. The home was three-bedrooms and two-bathrooms, and I still remember the brick, the ranch layout, the carport and having the first place I could call my own!