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Wednesday, May 01, 2019
IT’S A GOOD TIME TO REMODEL DURING NATIONAL HOME REMODELING MONTH The median age of the American home is 38 years old. Add to that the increasing price of new construction over the last decade and the growing popularity of television programs featuring dramatic home renovations, and it’s no wonder Americans spent an estimated $340 billion on home remodeling in 2018.  During National Home ...read more
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Tuesday, April 30, 2019
The Assessor’s Division is making it more convenient for new homeowners to submit applications to establish their primary residency in Richland County for real property tax purposes.   Through a new online portal or kiosks available at the Assessor’s Division, homeowners can apply for the special assessment for legal residence.  By receiving the special assessment as legal residence, the ...read more
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Friday, April 12, 2019
Certified High Performance Home Program Surpasses 5000 Certified Homes  The High Performance Building Council of the Building Industry Association of Central SC (BIA) recently certified the 5000th home in their locally operated Certified High Performance (CHiP) Home Program. The program began certifying homes in 2012. “We are fortunate to have knowledgeable and passionate builders when it comes ...read more
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Thursday, April 11, 2019
It’s no coincidence that people are generally happier in springtime. Compared to the colder, darker days of winter, spring is the opportunity for a fresh start – from planting a new flowerbed to starting a new baseball season. And for many Americans, it’s when they plan on buying a new home.   As the momentum of home buying season continues to grow, the home building industry celebrates New ...read more
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