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From baller to small business owners: NFL players find second careers as entrepreneurs

...Edge in 2002. By the time the recession hit in 2007, the company had revenue of about $3 million. But when the real estate market collapsed, landscape design wasn't a priority for corporate clients. George and his partners cut the payroll...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-22/baller-small-business-owne
US home sales hit slowest pace in 6 months in November

...from 5.09 million in 2013. Analysts say sales of roughly 5.5 million existing homes are common in a healthy real estate market.The median price rose 5 percent over the past 12 months to $205,300. That's a positive for owners looking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-22/us-home-sales-hit-slowest-
US home prices coasting upward in November

...CoreLogic projects that price growth will remain mild as the U.S. real estate market continues to recover from the lows reached after the Great Recession...of roughly 5.5 million existing homes are common in a healthy real estate market.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-06/us-home-prices-coasting-up
US pending home climb in November

...from 5.09 million in 2013. Analysts say sales of roughly 5.5 million existing homes are common in a healthy real estate market.Hopes are higher for the new year. In 2015, the group expects sales of existing homes to jump to 5.3 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-31/us-pending-home-climb-nove
US home sales rise in October

...from 19 percent, according to the Realtors. As the real estate market has mended from the recession, the opportunity has...5 million existing homes are common in a healthy real estate market.Home prices have been increasing at a much faster...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-20/us-home-sales-rise-october
Worker shortage felt by some local builders

...he said, have voiced their concerns to him."Almost all of my builders in the past year and a half since the real estate market has started to get better in a steady manner have talked about the shortages of labor," Todd said. "It could...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-11-07/worker-shor
$6 million changes planned for historic Partridge Inn in Augusta

...was brought in after the 2011 foreclosure to return the hotel to a stable footing and prepare the property for the real estate market.Having been a previous owner, Patton is familiar with the nuances, potential and age-related issues of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-19/6-million-c
Summer home sales reach highest point in eight years

...paying $182,000 for the property.The Nolans contributed to the busiest summer season for the local residential real estate market since 2006, a year before the housing bubble began to burst and ripple across the nation.Recent data from the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-09-12/summer-home
US home price gains slow in June

...triggered the recession at the end of 2007. Still, the fallout from that downturn continues to cast a shadow over the real estate market.Nearly 35 percent of homeowners are "effectively underwater" on their mortgages, meaning that they either have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-26/us-home-price-gains-slow-j
Contracts to buy US homes rise in hopeful sign

...Case-Shiller index.And while more homeowners have started to list their properties for sale, the ability of the real estate market to grow is limited.That's largely due to the consequences of the housing bust that triggered the Great Recession...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-28/contracts-buy-us-homes-ris