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We had the pleasure of hearing a detailed presentation by Joey Von Nessen, PHD, a research economist with Resh Marketing in Columbia and an assistant professor of economics at the University of South Carolina’s Moore School of Business.  Dr. Von Nessen studied all aspects of the local economy and presented an encouraging picture...“The question is not whether we are recovering, it’s just how long is it going to take.” With the very busy year we had at Prestige Real Estate Group breaking all of our company's sales records and the extremely busy beginning to 2011, we agree with Dr. Von Nessen's evaluation of the local real estate market. The great deals that remain are attracting multiple offers and available inventory is dwindling. Buyers looking for great

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The South Carolina Supreme Court has just ruled that contractors (builders) are responsible for damages caused by faulty workmanship. The ruling says that the contractors' insurance companies are off the hook in these situations. This is an interesting ruling and a two edged sword. On one hand there is a broad range of builders in our area. The good builders do good work. Those that don't may now feel the heat to pay more attention to the details...a good thing for the new owners. On the other hand, builders don't typically have deep pockets. If there is a serious workmanship issue and the insurance companies are off the hook, the new owner may have little recourse when the builder can't step up financially. New legislation is being proposed to address

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 suescott_marsh-use_this_921 Owners of Prestige Real Estate Group, Sue and Scott Campbell, were each awarded the “Executive Circle Award” as Realtors of Distinction in a ceremony on Thursday at the Daniel Island Club. This is the highest level award given by the association representing recognition of conforming to the realtor code of ethics and achieving real estate sales among the highest levels in Charleston.

 “We are very pleased to have been able to make continual progress since arriving in Charleston 5 years ago. 2010 was an explosive year of growth for our company. The Campbell team ended the year #1 in sales to buyers above $1,000,000 on Daniel Island and #3 in the entire city.” Commented Scott Campbell, "We are very pleased to have helped so many sellers and buyers at

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 Seniors eye Charleston, local home and design show gears up Saturday, January 15, 2011 Guide: Local area among top retiree locales Pleasant temperatures, a steady economy and friendly residents are benefits of urban Charleston for people wrapping up their careers.

According to a new survey, Charleston ranks as fourth best spot for real estate investment among retirees. Local Market Monitor and its president Ingo Winzer compiled the list recently. That’s according to Michelle Whitbeck, an agent with Keller Williams Realty, as part of her monthly Lowcountry Real Estate Update. The list is intended to assist retirees wanting to choose a warm climate.

In describing the Charleston metro area, Winzer said, “Southern hospitality and

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