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Charleston area has top ‘equity-rich’ mortgage rate among state's largest MSAs

Among South Carolina's most populous urban centers, Charleston-North Charleston posted the highest percentage of properties with mortgages that have at least 50 percent equity in their homes, according to an analysis by ATTOM Data Solutions looking at home equity.

Sticker shock: Which U.S. schools charge the highest in-state tuition?

Residents in South Carolina face some of the steepest cost of attending in-state colleges and universities in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Columbia area has top ‘underwater’ mortgage rate for South Carolina's largest MSAs

Among South Carolina's most populous urban centers, the Columbia Metropolitan Statistical Area posted the highest percentage of mortgages that owe at least 25 percent more on their loans than their property is worth, according to a home equity analysis by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: 29 percent of mortgages in Barnwell County considered ‘equity-rich’

Among South Carolina counties, Barnwell, Newberry and Fairfield had the highest percentage of property owners with mortgages who have at least 50 percent equity in their homes, according to an analysis by ATTOM Data Solutions looking at home equity at the end of the first quarter.

Analysis: 46 percent of mortgages in Hampton County considered ‘underwater’

Among South Carolina counties, Hampton had the highest percentage of property owners with mortgages who owe at least 25 percent more on their loans than their property is worth, according to an analysis by ATTOM Data Solutions looking at home equity at the end of the first quarter.

Analysis: 18.7 percent of South Carolina property owners are ‘equity rich’

In South Carolina, owners of more than 143,000 properties with mortgages have at least 50 percent equity in their homes, according to an analysis by ATTOM Data Solutions looking at home equity at the end of the first quarter.

Analysis: 10 percent of South Carolina property owners' mortgages are 'underwater'

In South Carolina, owners of 76,435 properties with mortgages owe at least 25 percent more on their loans than their property is worth, according to an analysis by ATTOM Data Solutions looking at home equity at the end of the first quarter.

Analysis: South Carolina has the 5th highest foreclosure rate for first quarter

One in 458 properties in South Carolina started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: Colleton, Richland and Beaufort counties have highest property tax rates in South Carolina

With an effective property tax rate of 1.02 percent, Colleton County has the highest tax rate among South Carolina counties, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

Analysis: Counties in Virginia, Texas and Missouri pay lowest property tax rate in U.S.

From TX Business Daily

With an effective property tax rate of 0.1 percent, Mecklenburg County in Virginia has the lowest tax rate among U.S. counties, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

Big boost to economy expected with North Charleston container terminal development

As work continues on a 280-acre container terminal in North Charleston's port, those close to the project are predicting a significant boost to the region's economy.

Synnex leader merits Order of the Palmetto Award

Business process company Synnex Corp., innovator of information technology systems, products, design and service solutions, recently revealed that one of its own has earned the Order of the Palmetto Award, South Carolina’s top civilian honor.

Affordable housing a challenge for Charleston millennials

Millennials are facing more challenges than ever, including where to live.

CBRE helps community-based service agency relocate

Specialized Alternatives for Families and Youth of South Carolina Inc. has relocated to a 4,095-square-foot office space at 115 Atrium Way in Columbia.

CBRE brokers sale of $16.7 million property in Greenville

CBRE Group Inc. has sold the single-story structure at 750 Brookfield Parkway in Greenville.

Palmetto State among nation's Top 5 destinations for movers

South Carolina is among the top five destination states that Americans are moving to, according to an annual state by state survey of migration.

CBRE coordinates lease of Browning Business Center

CBRE recently arranged the lease of the 26,960-square-foot Browning Business Center, located at 1628 Browning Road in the St. Andrews submarket, to Southeastern Institute, an educational institution.

Marcus & Millichap guides sale of Columbia apartment complex

Marcus & Millichap, a commercial real estate investment services firm with offices through the United States and Canada, recently announced the sale of Mallard Pointe Apartments in Columbia. The 120-unit apartment complex sold for $5 million, which equals roughly $42,000 per unit.

CBRE details updates to e-commerce return processes

CBRE, the world's largest commercial real estate services firm, recently released a report detailing improvements that retailers use to handle e-commerce merchandise returns.

Lowe Enterprises acquires 2 Charleston harbourfront properties

Lowe Enterprises recently acquired 176 and 186 Concord St., the current location of the South Carolina Ports Authority offices and Fleet Landing restaurant.

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