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VOL. 121 | NO. 150 | Monday, July 31, 2006

Q2 Home Sales Sizzle

Housing boom continues, especially in 'burbs

Defying analysts' predictions of a slowing residential real estate market in 2006, home sales still are increasing throughout Shelby County, particularly in the eastern suburbs.

AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH: New machines + extra races = more than long lines

ELECTION SPECIAL REPORT -- By now, Shelby County's 604,390 registered voters no doubt have heard the warning about the slow-moving lines come Election Day: Vote as early as you can.

MBA Offers Behind-the-Scenes Look At Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

July 31

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EVENTS

The Project Management Institute, Memphis chapter, holds a "PMP Certification Exam Prep Course" Tuesday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. at the Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave. Cost is $545 for members and $575 for non-members. Visit www.pmimemphis.org for more information.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 86 393 21,159
MORTGAGES 94 424 24,785
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 93 8,703
BUILDING PERMITS 173 1,010 43,347
BANKRUPTCIES 52 292 14,194
BUSINESS LICENSES 15 90 6,491
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 28 167 13,678
MARRIAGE LICENSES 12 89 5,158

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