Thursday, September 22, 2011

Euphoria Greenville

a mission. a vision. a dedication to excellence. Founded in 2006 by platinum-selling singer and songwriter Edwin McCain and restaurateur Carl Sobocinski, euphoria educates, entices, enlightens, and entertains. This highly anticipated weekend-long event includes exclusive tasting events, cooking demonstrations and wine seminars, as well as multi-course dinners and live musical performances. Dedicated to excellence, euphoria features domestic and international wines, celebrity chefs, master sommeliers, and national recording artists. Every September this long weekend event shines a spotlight on Greenville, South Carolina¹s thriving Culinary and Arts Communities. Greenville, situated at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, stands out with its award-winning downtown, vast entertainment options and diverse population. Supporting the community, proceeds from euphoria fund Local Boys do Good, the 501 (c)(3) created to benefit local non-profit organizations. euphoria, a weekend destination event, impressed all with its passion for quality and value.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

LOTS happening this weekend in the Upstate

This week we are getting some much need rain but the weather reports say this weekend should be great! So if you looking for something to do in the Upstate this weekend, here are a few local events planned. 9/24 Arts & Craft Fair Table Rock State Park 864-878-9269 9/24 Harvest Day Festival Inman 864-472-3654 9/24 Mountian Creek Trail Hike Paris Mountian State Park, Greenville 864-244-5565 9/24 Town Festival Jonesville 864-426-6317 You never know who your going to meet or what local goodies you can pick up! SO GET OUT and explore. If you get out there and would like to post some pictures or your story, please let us know. We would love to share your adventure!

Wednesday, September 14, 2011


Last month we had a record breaking month in closed transactions for our
team with 24 units closed! That is unheard of in this market! September
seems to be off to a good start but I don't see us breaking this record
again for sometime. Below are the Greenville statistics posted by GGAR.
Please let us know how and when we can help you and thank you to all our
friends for referring your friends and family, its the greatest compliment
we can receive.. We are only a success because of you!

Connie Rice & Partners

Staff Report
Published Sept. 13, 2011

Home sales jumped 42% in August, compared to the same month in 2010,
according to the most recent data from the Greater Greenville Association of
Realtors. In August, 675 homes were sold, up 42% from August 2010. Average
price was $175,340, and the median price was $141,976.

This was the second consecutive monthly increase when compared to last
year’s data. In July, 614 homes sold, up 25.6% from July 2010.

For the year, however, sales remain unable to keep pace with 2010 levels,
which were inflated by tax credits during the first half of the year.
Through the first eight months of the year, sales are down 9.1% compared to
the same period in 2010 at 3,704. Average price
is $172,482, down 0.4%, and median price is $141,150, down 1.6%.

On average, homes are remaining on the market 105 days, compared with 102
days a year ago.

Activity, meanwhile, is down 16% as of Sept. 10, with 6,343 single-family
homes, condos and townhouses listed for sale compared to 7,554 for sale in
Sept. 10, 2010.