March 2007

A house sits for sale on Central Avenue in Augusta. The Augusta area finished No. 1 on a list of 95 metro areas. Housing costs in the Augusta-Richmond County metro area, which includes Richmond, Columbia, Burke, McDuffie, Aiken and Edgefield counties, consume only 17.4 percent of monthly income, compared with 27 percent nationally, according to a March 5 Bizjournals article on...