Hope seen as Charleston area December home sales tick up

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A six percent year-over-year rise in December 2010's home sales has local realtors and builders crossing their fingers that it's a sign of more good news to come.

That said, Dorchester County home sales edged downward.

The Post and Courier has a full breakout on the latest numbers and what folks are saying; take a read here.