Wednesday, May 4, 2011

HBA of Greenville Members Invited to Downtown Alive May 5

Piedmont Natural Gas will host an HBA of Greenville Appreciation Night during Downtown Alive this week.

What: HBA of Greenville Appreciation Night at Downtown Alive
When: Thursday, May 5, 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.
Where: Piedmont Natural Gas' VIP area on Main Street directly across from the Hyatt

No registration necessary. Simply show up and enjoy the evening with Piedmont Natural Gas.

Chief Justice halts foreclosures and modifies the foreclosure process

S.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice Jean Toal issued an order May 3 halting all pending home foreclosure proceedings for owner-occupied homes. The order included a new procedure that requires the lender and the borrower to fully explore all loan modification options before proceeding to foreclosure.

Toal issued the order in an effort to stem the tide of rising foreclosure volume in the courts.

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Monday, May 2, 2011

New households being formed at the fastest rate since 2007

Millions of young adults are starting to leave their parents’ homes, creating households at the fastest rate since 2007. They are helping to provide a so-called shadow supply that may boost U.S. housing starts more than 50 percent by next year and spur consumption at a rate almost double that of the past two years.

Consistent with what NAHB Chief Economist David Crowe told us in March?

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