An upbeat outlook on the Charleston housing market

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Sales are up, and the number of homes sitting on the market is falling: The Post and Courier's Jim Parker has put together a sunny look at the current state of home sales in the Charleston metro area.

Take a read of it over here.

Not addressed in this piece is a so-called "shadow inventory" of homes that may soon bloat the market as foreclosures resume, still let's enjoy the good news for now.