Palm Beach County home prices up 16 percent in August

“They say, ‘OK, good, now it’s my turn,'” said Cathy Prenner, an agent for Campbell and Rosemurgy in Lighthouse Point. Statewide, the median price for existing homes hit $175,000, up 19 percent from a year ago, the Florida Realtors said. Sales increased 13 percent. August was the 20th month in a row that the statewide median price increased year over year, the trade group said. The median means half the homes sold for more and half for less.
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Housing is back – and so is Home Depot

LEA07 frank blake

What is Home Depot’s core competence? It’s aligning around a few big things. In a business with over 2,000 stores view site… and 340,000 associates, it is our ability to define very clearly what as an organization we want to do and then have everybody aligned to that. Each year we try to identify the things that are really going to make a difference for us and focus on those few.
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