Epic snows have meant economic woes across all industries

...average of 24 percent and payroll dropped about 7 percent among their small businesses members.Car dealers and real estate agents complained the poorly timed storms ? many of which hit on or around weekends ? were disastrous to business...

Columbia County police eager to use drones

...areas unless being used for professional endeavors.Drones provide plenty of work-related opportunities, from real estate agents to roofers to journalists and filmmakers to disaster relief organizations.Last spring, Cherepy was hired by West...

Real estate agents work harder, fewer join ranks

...for Russell & Jeffcoat Realtors Inc. in Columbia. Real estate agents and the people who train them predict that the storm...already bolster the forecasts. The state is adding real estate agents at a pace of about 500 a month, but the rate of...

Real estate agents see return of foreign buyers

...months. While foreign real estate investment in the first six months of 2009 was lower than last year's level, real estate agents from New York to Las Vegas say purchases have increased rapidly in recent months. Foreign investors have long been...

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Some real estate agents faring well in Augusta

...already a household name," Furno said.Currently, there are 1,200 to 1,300 licensed residential and commercial real estate agents in the Augusta area, said Lula V. Kanardy, the president of the Greater Augusta Association of Realtors. Going...

Demand steady for commercial real estate, agents say

...commercial property in the Augusta area remains steady while the supply has tightened in recent months, according to real estate agents. AT&T's long-distance assistance center that began operation in February helped reduce available, top-quality...

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Web site helps real estate buyers

...online. But that doesn't mean real estate agents will disappear. Welcome to...the transaction -- including real estate agents -- to handle everything from...closeyourdeal.com) allows real estate agents to enter information directly...

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Fading tax credit may boost sales

...repeat homebuyers a month away, real estate agents expect a slight increase in...during the month, Augusta area real estate agents said."I don't think you're...their course, though several real estate agents said they believe an extension...

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Home-value company lists offers

...began letting homeowners and real estate agents post sale offers online in December...anonymous e-mail system. Real estate agents will be able to attach their...printed in books available only to real estate agents, are obtainable by anyone online...

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Bypassing agent can prove hassle

When Ron Strout met with real estate agents about selling his home, he didn't like the idea...broker and the author of Home Selling for Dummies. Real estate agents are trained to deal with these issues. "A good...