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April 2021 Market Statistics

Housing Supply Overview April was another strong month for home sales across most market segments. The busy spring market continues to see many multiple offer situations driving sales prices above asking price. Strong buyer demand and limited housing supply show no signs of easing soon, pointing to a continuation of this market trend through spring… Read more »

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March 2021 Market Reports

Housing Supply Overview March sales activity picked up where February left off, with an already redhot market showing no signs of slowing. Rising home prices and mortgage rates are affecting affordability, but have yet to impact demand, as sales continue to increase. Extremely constrained supply in many market segments will continue to fuel multiple offers… Read more »

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SCR-backed Bills Made the Crossover Deadline

By: Lindsay Jackson, Chief Advocacy Officer, SC REALTORS® The House and Senate raced against the clock to meet the legislative crossover deadline. The crossover deadline, or the date that legislation must pass its body of origination to be viable for passage in the 2021 session, fell on Thursday, April 08, 2021 this year.  I am… Read more »

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February 2021 Market Reports

Mortgage interest rates ticked a bit higher in February, but remain below their February 2020 levels. Interest rates may rise a bit further in coming weeks, but according to Freddie Mac chief economist Sam Khater, “while there are multiple temporary factors driving up rates, the underlying economic fundamentals point to rates remaining in the low… Read more »

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The Supra XpressKey is Retiring

Important Notice! The Supra XpressKEY is retiring on February 1, 2022 If you have not yet transitioned to the eKey app on your phone, please do so by this time. The Best time to act is before August when the renewal of your annual XpressKey fee is due! Take advantage of all the Supra eKEY… Read more »

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South Carolina to Move to Phase 1b of COVID-19 Vaccination Plan on March 8, 2021

Beginning March 8, appointments to get the COVID-19 vaccine can be made by people in the following groups: Anyone aged 55 and up People with increased risk for severe COVID-19 disease People aged 16-64 with one or more of the following high-risk medical conditions: Cancer (current, not a history of cancer), chronic kidney disease (any… Read more »

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January 2021 Market Reports

January started off strong for the housing market, with healthy buyer demand and strong market fundamentals. A robust increase in housing starts in December points to an active year for new construction, but higher material costs, especially lumber, and a limited supply of buildable lots will temper the number of new units. New Listings were… Read more »

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Office Exclusives and Clear Cooperation Policy

Most are aware of the Clear Cooperation Policy instituted in 2020 by NAR that requires listed property to be included in MLS listings within one business day of public marketing.  There is an exception to this rule, however, and that is when the property is listed as an office exclusive. An office exclusive listing is… Read more »

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Agent Alert from Supra

Agent Alert is a convenient feature built into Supra’s keys, providing peace of mind for agents anywhere they carry their Supra wireless key. With the press of a button, agents have a simple and discreet method to send an alert message to priority contacts. The message and up to three contacts are set up in… Read more »

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Who is Number 1?

I’m Number One/No I Am We’re the Number One Team/No We Are I Closed More Sales Than Anyone/No I Did What does it all mean?  Very little unless you give the details.  And there are parameters required by MLS Rules Claiming that you are #1 at anything involving real estate transactions requires a clear disclosure… Read more »

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