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New year, new home improvement projects? Whether you’re dying to update your kitchen, add a half-bath, or kick back on a brand-new deck, it pays off big-time knowing just what kind of return on investment your dream renovation might deliver. And you’re in luck, because Remodeling magazine has just released its annual Cost vs. Value report, which analyzes what you’ll pay for various upgrades—and how much you’ll recoup on that investment when you sell your home.

For this much-read report (which, by the way, is celebrating its 30th anniversary), researchers scrutinized 29 popular home improvements in 99 markets nationwide, polling contractors on how much they charge for these jobs as well as real estate agents on

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Friends and clients,

I write you today on the heels of the recent Fed decision to raise interest rates.

Don’t worry. You won’t see the cost of mortgages going up much. It’s only a 0.25% rate hike.

However, as our Greenville economy improves, interest rates will likely rise further making it more expensive to buy a home.

If you’re thinking of selling your home, this affects you now…

Your home will sell for its maximum price in 2016. The upcoming spring selling season is going to be hot.

Not many homes are for sale in Greenville – inventory is very tight.

Home buyers will also make motivated offers to get ahead of inevitable future interest rate hikes.

All this generates more demand for your home now.

As you know, home prices in

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REGISTER FOR THE LARGEST DOG-FRIENDLY RACE IN SOUTH CAROLINA! JOIN THE GREENVILLE HUMANE SOCIETY AND PAPA JOHN'S AS THEY PRESENT THE 4TH ANNUAL 'MUTT STRUT' SATURDAY, AUGUST 22, 2015!

This 2-mile race will lead two and four-legged competitors along the beautiful Swamp Rabbit Trail and through Greenville Tech's campus, ending in our expanded 'Mutt Market'— featuring live entertainment, vendors, and exciting new attractions!

One-hundred percent of the proceeds benefit the Greenville Humane Society— one of the largest no-kill facilities in the Southeast. Register or donate today to help raise funds for homeless pets.

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Wells Fargo Red, White and Blue presented by AT&T, is Greenville’s premier 4th of July celebration, showcasing one of the state’s largest fireworks displays sponsored by Bon Secours St. Francis Health System.

The free event, from 5-10 p.m., Saturday, July 4, 2015, features live music on two stages, fun-filled activities in the Zaxby’s Kidz Zone and a variety of popular food and beverage vendors. The event takes place in downtown Greenville from Court to Camperdown streets and will encompass Broad Street, from Laurens to Falls Streets, and Falls Park.

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Bring your lawn chairs and a picnic dinner for South Carolina BLUE Reedy River Concerts. This free, outdoor family event provides the perfect way to relax on a warm summer night.

Concerts are from 7-9 p.m. on Wednesdays in June, July and August, at the TD Stage at the Peace Center Amphitheatre.

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Enjoy classic movies, under the stars at Falls Park, when Fidelity Investments Moonlight Movies returns each Wednesday in May and September.

Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and picnics, but please no pets. Movies begin at sun down, about 8:30 p.m. Remember, all city events are smoke-free, and adults consuming alcohol will need to purchase a $1 wrist band. Food trucks will be on site.

 

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Artisphere

Downtown Greenville
May 8-10, 2015

This artful weekend in downtown Greenville showcases a diverse menu of experiences that center around the arts, both visual and performing, and Greenville’s multicultural offerings to appeal to visitors from around the world, as well as residents throughout the region.

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Greenville Heritage Main Street Fridays

March 20 through September 25, 2015
Main Street at NOMA Square
Fridays, 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Wind up the work week listening and dancing to the best in music entertainment performed by local, regional and national talent. Greenville Heritage Main Street Fridays at The Hyatt is a 28-week free music series running every Friday from March 20 through September 25. This Friday night tradition provides the perfect opportunity to enjoy downtown Greenville on our award-winning Main Street.

Each week throughout the event series features a variety of musical genres and styles. In addition, a children’s activity area and special promotional events add to the family fun.

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