More Signs of a Local Recovery.

Charleston Regional Business Journal reports: Residential real estate sales figures in the Charleston area have increased for the second consecutive month, with total sales up 8% and median sale price up 3%. The Charleston Trident Association of Realtors reports that 732 transactions closed in June, up from 678 in May. The median sale price was $192,626, up from $187,000 in May. The modest increases in median price are an excellent indicator of a recovering market