Home sales up in Richmond, Columbia counties this summer

...homes sold in metro Augusta at a median price of $160,000, according to statistics provided by the Greater Augusta Association of Realtors.Home sales are 14.3 percent higher from the same three-month period last year, and up 24.3 percent...

Scuttlebiz: Apartment rental prices growing fast, but not here

...Credit Union in #Augusta merges with Atlanta credit union. SELLING A LOT OF HOMES: According to the Greater Augusta Association of Realtors, there were 675 homes sold in June. It is the summer sales season, where a lot of people buy and sell...

First quarter home sales, prices rise across metro Augusta

...period in 2014, according to data from the Greater Augusta Association of Realtors.The median sales price also rose slightly...said.Barbara Sanders, president of the Greater Augusta Association of Realtors, said that, like her fellow brokers...

Job figures vary, but all point to upswing

...to 1,831 jobs in 2014. SO HOW MANY HOUSES DID THEY SELL LAST YEAR? For that answer, we turn to the Greater Augusta Association of Realtors, which tracks monthly sales of homes. With results similar to 2006, agents in the metro area sold 6...

Summer home sales reach highest point in eight years

...a year before the housing bubble began to burst and ripple across the nation.Recent data from the Greater Augusta Association of Realtors reported that the number of home sales rebounded to 2,360 between the months of May and August. In...

Local resale and rental investments picking up

...are getting loans. The market is starting to move."According to the most recent data compiled by the Greater Augusta Association of Realtors, there were 594 homes sold across the area in July with an average sale price of nearly $171,000...

Local housing agents foresee bright summer

...the first quarter of 2014 to predict what the local market holds for summer months.Figures from the Greater Augusta Association of Realtors showed that although overall sales from January through March remained flat at 1,335 versus 1,133...

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...over the Ukraine.Augusta area home sales rise in MarchArea home sales rose in March, according to the Greater Augusta Association of Realtors.Agents sold 497 homes, up from 351 homes in February. Sales were also slightly better than in March...

Higher-priced homes still slow to sell

While the housing market across metro Augusta took great strides in recovery last year, the upscale, higher-priced segment of the market still has room for improvement.

Numbers indicate Augusta's housing recovery continues

...Our area will continue to improve," said Teresa Tiller, of Re/Max Partners and the president of the Greater Augusta Association of Realtors.Not only were home sales 9 percent higher than 2012, the number of foreclosure filings dropped by about...